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21 hrs ago | Chronicle Live

Community News in Brief: Friday, August 01

Durham County Council has agreed to match the amount of A 500,000 offered by Arts Council England, together with A 100,000 of in-kind support for the event in 2015.

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Yesterday | Chronicle Live

21 fabulous aerial photographs of the River Tyne and its shipyards from the 1920s, 30s and 40s

This gallery of images from Britain From Above captures the River Tyne and its shipbuilding heritage across the decades from Gateshead to the sea These historic aerial photographs of the River Tyne include breathtaking shots of the river full of ships as well as the changes along its banks.

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Thu Jul 31, 2014

Chronicle Live

Remember When: Newcastle's Castle Keep - then and now

Left, an atmospheric shot of Newcastle's Castle Keep on January 1, 1954. Left, the building has a long, rich history - and is open to the public seven days a week Of all the streets, buildings and locations in Newcastle , none is as famous or historic as the subject of today's Then and Now.

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Chronicle Live

Treasure pulls in the visitors at Arbeia Roman Fort in South Shields

Soldier's legacy goes on show at South Shields as part of The Glory of Rome: Arbeia's Greatest Treasures exhibition A Roman shield buried for almost 1,700 years in the waters of the Tyne has gone on display in the region.

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Wed Jul 30, 2014

Sunderland Echo

Royal Artillery to fire gun salute at Sunderland freedom parade

GUNFIRE will be heard across the city centre on Saturday as 4th Regiment Royal Artillery marks its Freedom of Sunderland.

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Sunderland Echo

Explore the World War Two secrets of Sunderland's coast

WEARSIDERS are being offered the chance to step back in time to the days of bombing raids, food rationing and wartime blackouts.

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Related Topix: World News, Tyne and Wear County, England, United Kingdom

Chronicle Live

Former Wallsend cinema set to become pub

A former cinema which was once the pride of a Tyneside town's main street is set to be reborn as a pub.

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Tue Jul 29, 2014

Chronicle Live

Families have fun in the Newcastle sun at a free summer event

Jubilee Court in Gosforth played host to the Leazes Homes' summer fun day with everything from a petting zoo to a giant Connect 4 Glorious sunshine, cute animals and an array of exciting activities saw scores of people enjoy a free summer celebration in Newcastle.

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Chronicle Live

Elton John & Keira Knightly support North East hospice charity in auction

Sir Elton John and actress Keira Knightley have backed a North East charity ball by donating signed goodies to auction.

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Related Topix: Elton John, Pop/Rock, Celebrities, World News, Tyne and Wear County, England, United Kingdom,

Newsday

Driver dies after bus stop crash

Stephen Horne, 58, was driving a Ford Focus which hit the bus stop on Flatts Lane, Normanby on Sunday.

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Chronicle Live

North East Weather Forecast: Tuesday, July 29

Dry and bright initially with some sunshine, especially for eastern parts, Teeside in particular.

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Chronicle Live

ITV drama Downton Abbey is being filmed at Alnwick Castle

Popular ITV series Downton Abbey is being filmed at Alnwick Castle today until August 8, the castle's website has revealed The popular series is being shot at the home of the Duke and Duchess of Northumberland this morning, with the castle's website revealing that filming will run until August 8. The site says: "Please note that various areas of ... (more)

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Shields Gazette

WIN: Tickets to see Take That tribute band

A TAKE That tribute act are hoping that fans of the veteran boy-band will Never Forget their upcoming South Tyneside show.

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Take that, Watches, Tyne and Wear County, England, United Kingdom, World News, iPhone,

Mon Jul 28, 2014

Chronicle Live

Gateshead teaching assistant banned for life for faking her qualifications

Andrew Basak's partner Sue Scoones tells how life will never be the same without her 'soulmate' and how she wants his memory to live on for the sake of their child Cheryl's new husband Jean-Bernard Fernandez-Versini is reported to have spent thousands on roses for their second wedding bash in London A Tyneside teaching assistant who faked her ... (more)

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Indy Media

Demo for Gaza in Newcastle Saturday 26th July 2014

Report of the demonstration against Israeli Operation Protective Edge which took place in Newcastle on Saturday 26th July.

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Related Topix: World News, Israel, Middle East, United Kingdom, Durham County, England, Tyne and Wear County, England

Sunderland Echo

Parents of Sunderland teenager killed by danger driver fight for tougher sentences

SARAH Jane Burke was just 17 when she was cruelly snatched away from her loving family in a senseless act of dangerous driving by a Sunderland taxi driver.

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Chronicle Live

Police hunt 'Cinderella' burglar after one shoe left at scene at Co-op in Stanley

Andrew Basak's partner Sue Scoones tells how life will never be the same without her 'soulmate' and how she wants his memory to live on for the sake of their child Cheryl's new husband Jean-Bernard Fernandez-Versini is reported to have spent thousands on roses for their second wedding bash in London Police have issued an appeal for a "Cinderella" ... (more)

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Sun Jul 27, 2014

Automotive News

Big wave of Infiniti products ahead

Infiniti dealers and consumers will wait until 2016 at the earliest to see a number of critical new products that have been promised.

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Sat Jul 26, 2014

Sunderland Echo

Sunderland man breaks hand rescuing pet from savage dog attack

AN out-of-control dog left both an innocent pet pooch and his owner needing medical treatment after they were attacked during a walk.

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Fri Jul 25, 2014

Chronicle Live

Pals of John Alder start tribute book and fundraising in memory of NUFC superfan

Pals of flight MH17 victim John Alder have started a tribute book and fundraising in memory of the Newcastle United 'superfan'.

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