South Tyneside Council largeThe councillors representing the Biddick and All Saints ward on South Tyneside Council will be holding two surgeries for local residents this coming Saturday (June 25).

Local people can meet one of the three councillors at Chuter Ede Community Centre, Galsworthy Road, South Shields and another councillor at All Saints Community Centre, Stanley Street, South Shields, both from 10am until 11am.

The surgeries are an ideal opportunity for residents to meet their councillors and discuss any problems or concerns they may have.

Anyone who cannot attend the surgeries but would like to speak to a councillor can contact them at their homes: Councillor Olive Punchion on 455 5174; Councillor Anne Walsh on 454 1795 and Councillor Joe Amar on 670 0144.

Alternatively, they can be contacted by email:; and

Messages for all councillors can also be left with the Members’ Support Section at South Shields Town Hall, telephone 424 7320. Councillors’ details are also published on the Council’s website at