This app offers a free 30 day trial period, activated once you subscribe to it through Google Play, and then £1.49 a month. You can cancel your subscription at anytime during the 30 day free period to avoid any charges. Alternatively if you are a subscriber to the newspaper, you get free access to the app by entering unique access codes sent to you.
The Shields Gazette Android app brings you the very best stories from South Tyneside, with full daily editions exactly as printed, plus news and sport, including the latest football updates from Newcastle United and Sunderland throughout the day.
Featuring seven different content channels, the app offers a diverse range of content from The Shields Gazette newspaper and the shieldsgazette.com and jarrowandhebburngazette.com websites.
Channel categories (with content updated throughout the day):
• News – latest in-depth and breaking stories from South Shields, Jarrow, Hebburn, Whitburn, Cleadon and the Boldons
• Football – in-depth coverage of Newcastle United and Sunderland AFC, plus Premiership news and transfer rumours
• Sport – the latest from the local scene and around the sporting world
• Nostalgia – looking back at our industrial heritage in days gone by and how it has shaped, and still influences, South Tyneside - Cookson Country.
• Regional news – the latest, breaking major stories from around the North East
• Lifestyle – all the latest music, restaurant reviews, going out, health, fitness and so much more for a North-East lifestyle
In addition, the app includes complete electronic copies of The Shields Gazette newspaper and its supplements, published in pristine detail from Monday to Saturday. Each edition can be read cover to cover, or downloaded for offline reading later.
The supplements include:
• Property homes for sale and to rent
• Gazette Goals – results round-up
• Motors – vehicles for sale and news from the motor industry
• Tyne Out – Entertainments guide and round-up
• Weekend TV guide
• Announcements – births, deaths and marriages