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45 min ago | Sunderland Echo

Meningitis warning for Sunderland students

For the first time, the Government has launched a pre-university booster programme to ensure students are protected against meningitis.

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

Wed Aug 20, 2014

Chronicle Live

A centuries old shipwreck rescue technique will be revived for film crews

A rocket, a rope and a pair of pants have helped rescue hundreds of lives in the past 150 years off the coast of Tynemouth .

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

Chronicle Live

Revealed: The North East's most prolific speed cameras catch 65 drivers a DAY

Speeding drivers are getting caught at the rate of 65-a-day as reckless motorists clock up multi-million pound fines.

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

Shields Gazette

Cautious welcome over call for traders to work together

A plea by Coun John Anglin to look at the positives of the 'South Shields 365' masterplan resonate to some degree with Gill Beard.

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Shields Gazette

Sex-change taxi fare dodger back in court

A MAN who told a court he was undergoing a sex change after being caught dodging a taxi fare was back before magistrates yesterday - for leaving another cabbie out of pocket.

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

Tue Aug 19, 2014

Chronicle Live

Gateshead Doctor Who fan tells of his childhood friendship with new Doctor Peter Capaldi

Stuart Money was a childhood friend of Doctor Who Peter Capaldi after meeting him in a fan club for the sci-fi TV show One of the UK's biggest Doctor Who fans has told how he and new star Peter Capaldi used to meet in his Gateshead home and run a fan club for the show.

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

Chronicle Live

38 fascinating aerial photographs of South Tyneside from the 1920s, 30s and 40s

This gallery of archive images from Britain From Above captures how areas of South Tyneside have changed across the decades These historic images show the extent to which places in South Tyneside have changed since the 1920s, 30s and 40s.

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

Chronicle Live

Replay: 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 Tuesday, 19 August 2014 The Chronicle's live breaking news blog brings you regular updates, pictures, video, tweets and comments covering the latest ... (more)

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Chronicle Live

Lanchester Dairy fined A 10k for safety breach after worker falls

A dairy has been fined A 10,000 for safety failings that saw a North East worker suffer life-changing injuries in a fall.

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

Sunderland Echo

Elderly woman thrown to floor during bogus caller raid in Sunderland

Police were called to house just off Queen Alexandra Road in Sunderland after the elderly victim was left needing hospital treatment.

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

Chronicle Live

Police renew appeal to find 'murdered' Sunderland dad Robert Hutchinson

Robert went missing two months ago today and detectives believe he was murdered, but his body has never been found Detectives are still probing the mystery and have renewed their appeal on behalf of Robert's "devastated" family in a bid to find him.

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

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Widow's tribute to North Shields dad-of-three killed just two months after twins' birth

Hope after tragedy as Andrew Charlton's organs donated to five recipients after his death in bike crash near Chollerton, Northumberland Devoted parent Andy Charlton gave up work to care for his two-year-old son Oscar, who suffers from cystic fibrosis.

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Concert to commemorate fallen in First World War will take place in Gateshead

The Salute Our Heroes concert will be paying tribute to those from the North East who fought for their country Commemorating those from the North East who fought in the First World War, an annual concert has a special message.

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

Mon Aug 18, 2014

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Setback for Tyne and Wear heritage open days as Gateshead pull out of co-ordination due to cutbacks

Heritage open days at St Nicholas Cathedral and the castle 2013 Student Anika Schenk relaxes in the Chapel at the Castle.

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Related Topix: Tyne and Wear County, England, United Kingdom, Griff Rhys Jones, World News, Internet, Science / Technology

Chronicle Live

Alleged boy racers in dock for doing over 100mph over Newcastle's Redheugh Bridge

These suspected boy racers were in the dock after allegedly speeding at more than 100mph on a bridge over the Tyne.

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Related Topix: Volkswagen, Hatchback, Coupe, Volkswagen Golf, Tyne and Wear County, England, United Kingdom, World News

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Collabro to meet fans during album launch at HMV Gateshead

The musical theatre group will be signing copies of their first album Stars at HMV from 5pm on Monday, where they will be greeted by 'Collaborators'.

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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, 18 August 2014 The Chronicle's live breaking news blog brings you regular updates, pictures, video, tweets and comments covering the latest ... (more)

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Sunderland Echo

Sunderland medical practice faces closure

THOUSANDS of people who use a city health centre could be looking for a new surgery after closure plans were announced.

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Sun Aug 17, 2014

Sunderland Echo

Thousands more children to get free school meals in Sunderland

About 3,000 more pupils across Sunderland are expected to join the Government's free school meals scheme, which will see all reception, Year 1 and Year 2 children eligible for free lunches.

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

Sat Aug 16, 2014

Sunderland Echo

New A 50million Sunderland health centre delayed by red tape

Simply stunning... some of the new facilities at the new Hopewood Park facility, built on the site of the former Cherry Knowle Hospital.

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

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