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46 min ago | Chronicle Live

Watch our big #icebucketchallenge video compilation - 41 buckets in two and a half minutes

We asked you to email us your #icebucketchallenge videos to make this monster compilation of North East people taking part Here is our big #icebucketchallenge compilation video of North East people taking part in a social media phenomenon full of fun - and screaming! The craze has helped to raise awareness of Motor Neurone Disease and funding for ... (more)

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4 hrs ago | Chronicle Live

Town upgrade schemes for Whitley Bay unveiled

Volunteers from the Whitley Bay Big Local Partnership, which is backed by lottery funding, are asking people to inspect the plans at the group's pop up shop in Park View on Saturday from 10am to 4pm and give their verdicts.

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9 hrs ago | The Northern Echo

Launch of healing mask gives hope to patients who fear blindness

SLEEP MASK: Lorraine Helliwell pictured with Richard Kirk, chief executive of PolyPhonix Lorraine is using the new electronic light-emitting sleepmask her eyes greatly improved to the extend that an eye h SLEEP MASK: Lorraine Helliwell pictured with Richard Kirk, chief executive of PolyPhonix Lorraine is using the new electronic light-emitting ... (more)

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11 hrs ago | Chronicle Live

Blyth MP Ronnie Campbell calls for child abuse probe following shocking Rotherham report

Blyth Valley MP Ronnie Campbell said more should to be done to stamp out 'horrific' abuse crimes going on in 'many towns and cities' A North East MP has stepped up his calls for an overarching child sex abuse inquiry following the shocking Rotherham report.

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15 hrs ago | News Guardian

Proposals to improve town to go on display

Following months of work, volunteers from the Whitley Bay Big Local Partnership will unveil their draft plans of how the town could look with a few small changes.

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16 hrs ago | Morpeth Herald

Travellers turn up at council

A council spokeswoman said: "The Traveller Liaison Officer is aware of the situation and is liaising with the police to see what can be done.

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17 hrs ago | Hartlepool Mail

A charity pilgrimage

Jeremy Cain and Father Adrian Tuckwell with well wishers before they set off on their charity bike ride A PRIEST was praying for good weather as he and a colleague set off on their bike on a mammoth charity ride.

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18 hrs ago | News Guardian

Anger grows over proposals for cafe

Conservative members have questioned why North Tyneside Council is pushing ahead with plans to demolish the Boardwalk Cafe, in Whitley Bay, over claims it is an eyesore.

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18 hrs ago | News Post Leader

Fish and chip shop in for national title

Fabulous fryer Andrew Watt and his team at Carlo's of Morpeth have made it onto the shortlist of the National Fish and Chip Shop Awards.

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18 hrs ago | News Guardian

Work under way to demolish two seafront eyesores

North Tyneside Mayor Norma Redfearn seen at The High Point Hotel at Whitley Bay which is being demolished.

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20 hrs ago | Chronicle Live

Seahouses hosts annual lifeboat fete

After meeting members of the crew and station staff, he took a short trip aboard the station's all-weather lifeboat Grace Darling, despite the choppy sea conditions.

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Wed Aug 27, 2014

Chronicle Live

Council urged to reveal savings made from school transport cut

Northumberland County Council is to be asked to reveal how much money has been saved by axing free transport for students in post 16 education A council which controversially scrapped free transport for students in post-16 education is to be asked to reveal the savings made.

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Northumberland Echo

Northumberland County Public Schoolsa 2014 Back-to-School Rally

Superintendent Rebecca Gates, Dr. Travis Burns, NHS Principal and Carol Badenoch, Finance Director, help with the raffle tickets for prizes given by many local businesses.

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Northumberland Echo

Northumberland County in need of polling officers

The Northumberland County Electoral Board is seeking county residents who are interested in working at county polling places on Election Day.

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Chronicle Live

LGBT display at Ashington Library

A display of books and resources about the life and experiences of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people is coming to Ashington A display of books and resources about the life and experiences of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people is coming to a Northumberland town.

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The News Item

Scam alert: Callers trying to illegally collect county court costs

Sheriff Robert Wolfe and Prothonotary and Clerk of Courts Justin Dunkelberger warned the public Tuesday that a telephone scam is being perpetrated to illegally collect court costs owed to Northumberland County.

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Berwick Advertiser

Crowds flock to Glendale Show

The Glendale Show on Bank Holiday Monday has been hailed a huge success after attracting an estimated 15,000 visitors.

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News Guardian

Family fun day to help hospital unit

Staff from Patinson branches in the north east take part in a Family Fun Day in aid of the neonatal unit at the RVI.

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Northumberland Today

Holiday lettings team sees a 45 per cent growth

Northumberland-based holiday agency, Stay Northumbria, has announced a 45 per cent growth in 2014 with a further 25 per cent forecast in the next 12 months.

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News Post Leader

County cracking down on waste centres abuse

Twelve centres across the county, including at Bebside, North Seaton and Morpeth, can take a wide range of household waste items, but they are not designed for use by businesses, property developers or for waste from large-scale DIY home improvements.

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