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2 hrs ago | Shields Gazette

Tyneside man and woman killed in crash which closed A1

A MAN and woman from Tyneside were among three people who died in a crash which closed the A1 at the weekend, it has been revealed.

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3 hrs ago | News Post Leader

Park to make a splash as new feature opens

Coun Ian Swithenbank, policy board member responsible for parks; county councillor Eileen Cartie and local families enjoying the recently re-opened water feature in Ridley Park at Blyth.

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3 hrs ago | Chronicle Live

Former kickboxing champion Freddie Ibbotson aims to put boot into cancer

Bodies are being brought to the Netherlands to be identified, as the families of John Alder and Liam Sweeney wait to get their loved ones home Keep up to date with all the action from Newcastle United's pre-season clash with Sydney FC at the Forsyth Barr Stadium in Dunedin, New Zealand Battling Freddie Ibbotson has endured bowel, liver and lung ... (more)

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Mon Jul 21, 2014

Northumberland Today

Details of town toilet revamp confirmed

The full list of works to take place in the public toilets in the centre of Alnwick has now been agreed.

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Chronicle Live

Live: Breaking news updates from Newcastle and the North East

The latest traffic, travel, weather, crime and breaking news updates from The Chronicle, covering Newcastle, Gateshead, North Tyneside, South Tyneside, Northumberland, Sunderland and Durham for Monday, 21 July 2014 The Chronicle's live breaking news blog brings you regular updates, pictures, video, tweets and comments covering the latest Newcastle ... (more)

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Chronicle Live

Man who lost EYE in classroom as teenager campaigns for half-price sight test

David lost his right eye when he was 14 after being shot by a fellow pupil with an airgun at Newcastle's Heaton Manor Comprehensive.

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Chronicle Live

Newcastle Council faces hefty legal bill following care home fee wrangle

Council bosses accused of treating elderly residents like "animals" in a legal wrangle over care payments are facing a hefty legal bill Newcastle City Council was taken to court by a care home provider unhappy about the level of fees paid to support the city's older people.

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Chronicle Live

Whitley Bay football team in need of cash for new winter clothing

And Whitley Bay Boys Club Under 12 Yellows have joined the Chronicle's Wish Junior Football campaign in a bid to do just that.

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Northumberland Today

Woman airlifted to hospital after cliff fall

Emergency services were called into action last night to rescue a woman who fell from a cliff on the north Northumberland coast.

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Berwick Advertiser

Americans take on locals in Belford

The annual Bush Tucker Trial was held at the Salmon Inn, Belford on Sunday night between a team of locals and American archaeological students.

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Morpeth Herald

Planning applications to council

East Chevington: Mr Richard Buddle, The Co-operative Food, 17 The Precinct, Hadston, installation of new shop front window and external roller shutter, re-paint shop front, replace solid fire exit doors with aluminium doors, installation of two air conditioning units and one condenser unit.

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Sun Jul 20, 2014

Northumberland Today

Independents boost street

A shopping street in Alnwick has been given a regeneration boost as empty shops have been filled with independent businesses to add to its offering.

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Chronicle Live

Explosive device found at Longsands beach in Tynemouth

Police were called about the item in the Longsands area at around 1.10pm today and a cordon has been put in place as a precaution.

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Chronicle Live

Lib Dems slammed for 'hyprocisy' after they come out against the bedroom tax

The change of heart follows a vote at last year's Liberal Democrat party conference when delegates backed a motion proposed by North East activist Julie PA rksen which condemned the policy for "discriminating against the most vulnerable in society".

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Chronicle Live

Lifeboats called out as teenagers get into trouble in the sea of Blyth

RNLI in Blyth Beach rescue of two teens after 999 call just a day after girls rescued from inflatables in North Tyneside Police and lifeboat crew give medical attention to one of the teenagers after getting into trouble in the sea off Meggies Burn, near Blyth Two teenagers were at the centre of a dramatic beach rescue after getting into trouble ... (more)

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The News Item

Swank family gathers for 100th reunion

Ralpho Township Community Park was the scene Saturday afternoon for the 100th anniversary of the Swank family reunion, believed to be one of the oldest and continuous gatherings of descendents of one family in Northumberland County and possibly in the state.

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Chronicle Live

Gang of burglars pocketed A 300,000 in a series of high value heists across North

A gang of professional burglars stole cash, jewellery and cars worth more than A 300,000 in a series of high value heists across the region.

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Sat Jul 19, 2014

Northumberland Today

Piping at Rothbury Traditional Music Festival

Traditional musicians Margaret and Andrew Watchorn led a Northumbrian pipers session/workshop as part of Rothbury Traditional Music Festival today.

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Northumberland Today

Consultation on future train service at several stations

The Government has launched a consultation on the future specification for the services now run by Northern Rail, which include the only trains to call at several north Northumberland stations.

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Fri Jul 18, 2014

Northumberland Today

New business is a gem of an idea for couple

Ruby Tuesday, named after the couple's dog and the famous Rolling Stones' song, opened on Monday in the former Alnwick Cards and Specially for You shop.

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