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Top doctor: Lack of heart donors is putting more lives like Tiarna's at risk

Dr Simon Haynes spoke out after the Sunday Sun launched the Gift of Life campaign following the tragic death of baby Tiarna Middleton Heart transplant operations carried out at the Freeman Hospital in Newcastle save up to twenty young lives a year, but dozens more people could be treated if more hearts were available.

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Sat Jul 12, 2014

Sunderland Echo

Thousands out for 130th Durham Miners' Gala

About 65 banners from across the North East and elsewhere were joined by 50 bands for the procession to the Racecourse.

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York Press

Newborn puppies need new loving homes

A STILLINGTON couple who have been up all night feeding their new son now have another 11 hungry mouths to feed after their pet Labrador produced an astonishing litter of puppies.

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Hartlepool Mail

Bail for man arrested after police chase through Hartlepool

The Cleveland Police helicopter was scrambled after a driver failed to stop his car when he was asked to pull over by police in Burbank Street, in Hartlepool, around 8.20pm on Tuesday.

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The Northern Echo

Charity lottery winners learn how their support helps hospices

Winners of the One Wish Lottery and Lottery Manager Dawn Watson show off how much has been raised for charity , and how much has been paid out , by the One Wish Lottery The One Wish Lottery has raised more than A 5m for hospices throughout the North-East since its inception in 1998 and has given away more than A 2m in prizes.

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Mirror.co.uk

Thug who kissed stranger's wife then scarred him for life in bottle attack SPARED jail

Gavin Richards, 28, from Stockton-on-Tees, had his jail sentence suspended after he pleaded guilty to unlawful wounding over the New Year's Eve attack A thug who stole a kiss from a gas engineer's wife and then scarred him for life in a horrific bottle attack when he objected has walked free from court.

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Darlington and Stockton Times

Fire brigade launches summer arson campaign

FIRE MESSAGE: Crew Manager Colin Evans with South Bank Primary School pupils, Kelsey Carroll, 11, Lucy Harrison, 11 and Codie Watson, ten, at the launch of Cleveland Fire Brigade's arson campaign.

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Darlington and Stockton Times

Plans for Darlington supermarket go on show

PROPOSALS for a regeneration project that could bring hundreds of jobs to Darlington went on display today .

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Hartlepool Mail

Battle of the bulge - Slimming is 'key public health priority'

Labour councillor Christopher Akers-Belcher is chairman of both the council's finance and policy committee and the Hartlepool Health and Wellbeing Board.

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Fri Jul 11, 2014

Hartlepool Mail

Ministry of Defence brings groundbreaking boot camp scheme to Hartlepool

BRICKWORKS: Steve Wallis , Kevin Henderson , Sergeant Major Mark Hill, Terry Hanlon , Brian Goodlad , Graham McPhail .

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The Advertiser

Skate park wins praise of police commissioner ahead of summer coaching sessions

RAMPED UP:Chrissy Holiday, left, and Ryan Dodds rides the ramps at 4Motion, Darlington's new indoor skate park PICTURE: Tom Banks AN indoor skate park that has attracted hundreds of young people since it opened its doors in April has won praise from the Durham Police and Crime Commissioner.

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The Northern Echo

POLICE say they are treating the death in a house fire of a Middlesbrough woman as suspicious.

Cleveland Police said tonight the victim was 50-year-old Teresa Ryan, who died at her home in Warton Street, North Ormesby, on Wednesday despite the efforts of the fire brigade.

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Sunderland Echo

Durham ready for 130th Miners Gala

The fun starts from about 8am when the bands and banners begin to assemble in Market Place and North Road before marching to the Racecourse, off Green Lane, for the rally and funfair.

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The Advertiser

Poppy man of Bishop

A TOWN'S new poppy man hopes to raise even more money for a forces charity than in previous years.

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Hartlepool Mail

Former Mail journalist's spooky stories for Haunted Hartlepool and East Durham

Former Mail journalist Paul Screeton spent a year researching and writing about numerous ghostlty tales for Haunted Hartlepool and East Durham.

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The Northern Echo

Hopes rise for new North-East engineering college

HOPES are rising that the Government is about to give the go ahead for a new engineering centre of excellence in the North-East.

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Darlington and Stockton Times

MP says there are too many hairdressers and not enough engineers

COLLEGES are churning out too many hairdressers and beauty therapists and not enough technicians, a North-East MP has warned.

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Thu Jul 10, 2014

Hartlepool Mail

Protestors in Hartlepool say they 'simply want fair pay'

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The Northern Echo

Closure-threatened bowls clubs were promised 350k

GRASS CUTTING DISPUTE: General view of the Riverside Gardens Bowling Greens home of Chester le Street Bowling Club.

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The Northern Echo

Village war memorial restored and re-dedicated

A COMMUNITY gathered together today to commemorate the First World War and the restoration of a village memorial.

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