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7 hrs ago | Chronicle Live

Community News in Brief: Friday, August 22

Families wanting to lead a healthier lifestyle are being encouraged to sign up to fun, free programmes starting next month.

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11 hrs ago | The Northern Echo

New build houses on the rise, but the region still lags behind

THE number of homes being built across the region still lags behind the tally when the Coalition came to power four years ago, official figures show.

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15 hrs ago | Chronicle Live

Dragon's Den star Duncan Bannatyne signs up to judge Miss Sunderland

Millionaire entrepreneur Duncan Bannatyne will cast his eye from the Dragon's Den to the catwalk after being named star judge of this year's final of the Miss Sunderland competition.

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22 hrs ago | Chronicle Live

Charity News in Brief: Week beginning August, 18

Kerry Stephenson of Gateshead said: "On Sunday 20th July we did a 10 hour spinathon based on the 21 stages of the Tour de France.

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Thu Aug 21, 2014

Sunderland Echo

Sunderland schools remain proud as GCSE grades drop amid national 'volatility'

A big thank you for contributing... We really appreciate you taking the time to send your content...if it complements our coverage we'll use it in our website or in our newspaper.

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Shields Gazette

Hi-tech security has ancient book covered

When South Shields Museum made a bid to get the 900-year-old Boldon Book on loan from the Arts Council England, it was told it needed to beef up security.

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Sunderland Echo

Riders to spend Bank Holiday on two wheels raising money for Sunderland hospice

Karen Maclennan of Grace House, with staff and regulars of The Cliff pub, Mere Knolls Road, Roker, Sunderland, who are taking part in a bike ride from the pub to Marsden Grotto and back, in aid of Grace House.

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Sunderland Echo

Appeal for witnesses after house damaged in Sunderland

Police are appealing for information after the damage at a house in Padgate Road, Sunderland, at about 3pm last Friday.

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Shields Gazette

World Cup winner Katy heads home after 'whirlwind' few days

RUGBY World Cup-winning captain Katy Mclean will return to her North East home today - and says life has been a "whirlwind" since she lifted the trophy on Sunday.

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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