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1 hr ago | Chronicle Live

Gosforth twins get a sneak preview of HMS Tyne before it opens to the public

Three-year-old twins Bradley and Thomas Allen were invited on board by Captain Bob Laverty as they waved to the crew at Port of Tyne in North Shields Excited twins Bradley and Thomas Allen were given VIP treatment when they were given a personal tour of HMS Tyne.

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5 hrs ago | Chronicle Live

Police swoop in early morning drug raids on cars and homes in Consett

This is the moment a suspected drug dealer was stopped in his tracks as he made his way to work.

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9 hrs ago | Sunderland Echo

Campaigner's fears over minewater pollution off Sunderland coast

AN environmental campaigner has hit out at plans to pump millions of gallons of potentially polluted mine water into the sea.

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14 hrs ago | Sunderland Echo

Victorial Hall disaster memorial back at site of tragedy

Rev Ian Davies, with Joanne Cooper from Back on the Map and Raymond Davis, from Sunderland Old Township Heritage Society A MOVING memorial to a tragedy which saw scores of children lose their lives has been returned to near where the disaster took place.

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18 hrs ago | Chronicle Live

Sunderland football team need Wish Junior Football support for new kit

Redby Reds Under 9s have joined the Chronicle's Wish Junior Football campaign in a bid to win much-needed funds So, the successful Redby Reds Under 9s have joined the Chronicle's Wish Junior Football campaign in a bid to win much-needed funds.

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19 hrs ago | Chronicle Live

Jessica is a real little star after she comes out of coma and back to life

Newcastle United are trying to land five new signings and have not given up on loan star Loic Remy, who has returned from Brazil to uncertain future We take the strain out of planning a perfect North East day out for our millionaire visitors who arrived on superyacht the Sovereign Little star Jessica Bootes is shining brighter than ever just weeks ... (more)

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Thu Jul 10, 2014

Chronicle Live

Replay: Breaking news updates from Newcastle and the North East

Newcastle United are trying to land five new signings and have not given up on loan star Loic Remy, who has returned from Brazil to uncertain future We take the strain out of planning a perfect North East day out for our millionaire visitors who arrived on superyacht the Sovereign The latest traffic, travel, weather, crime and breaking news updates ... (more)

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Shields Gazette

Visitors given chance to try something crafty

OLD clothes were given a new lease of life with the help of a craft session at a Cleadon church.

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Wed Jul 09, 2014

Chronicle Live

Daughter of missing Sunderland man makes appeal for his return

His tirade of aggression towards customers in the Bee Hive pub in Newcastle's Bigg Market led to 65-year-old widower Kenneth Brough being killed We take the strain out of planning a perfect North East day out for our millionaire visitors who arrived on superyacht the Sovereign Robert Hutchinson from Sunderland has been missing since June 23 and was ... (more)

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Chronicle Live

Killer Sean Sillet is captured on pub CCTV before he fatally punches a loving grandfather

His tirade of aggression towards customers in the Beehive pub in Newcastle's Bigg Market led to 65-year-old widower Kenneth Brough being killed Throwing his arms wildly and riling fellow drinkers, killer Sean Sillet is captured on pub CCTV the moment before he fatally punches a loving grandfather.

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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 Wednesday, 9 July 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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Tue Jul 08, 2014

Sunderland Echo

Super council maps out the North East's future

Caption: Back l-r - Cllrs Grant Davey , Nick Forbes , Iain Malcolm , Mick Henry , Front - Paul Watson , Simon Henig and Norma Redfearn .

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Sunderland Echo

She attacked a woman for being Scottish - he threatened to douse her daughter in petrol

A MAN whose pregnant partner was jailed for a vicious race attack has been put behind bars - after threatening to douse the victim's teenage daughter in petrol.

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Sunderland Echo

Footballer's cliff death: Independent Police Complaints Commission to investigate

THE death of a South Tyneside footballer found at the bottom of cliffs will not be investigated by the Independent Police Complaints Commission.

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Chronicle Live

Newcastle's Chase Bar to be converted by owners of Vermont Hotel, creating 120 jobs

Torrential rain has affected Metro services between Tynemouth and North Shields and Bede and South Shields and a number of roads across Tyneside are closed due to flooding Former winger looking to resurrect his Newcastle United career after stint on sidelines - and reports back to training fit and ready to go We take the strain out of planning a ... (more)

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Mon Jul 07, 2014

Chronicle Live

Comedian Jason Cook given an honorary fellowship from North East university

Hebburn writer Jason Cook didn't graduate from Sunderland University because of his comedy career but has now been awarded an honorary fellowship Jason, who created North East-set sitcom Hebburn, was awarded an honorary fellowship by the University of Sunderland at the Stadium of Light yesterday.

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Chronicle Live

Metro staff pay tribute to tragic colleague John Bell killed while working on the line

Mr Bell from Killingworth fell from ladder and was fatally injured while carrying out maintenance work on the Metro line Nexus' director general Bernard Garner, said: "John Bell had worked for Nexus for 16 years and was a dedicated railwayman who had followed in his father's footsteps.

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Sunderland Echo

Four arrested and three in hospital after fight in Sunderland

At 4.10am on Sunday, July 6, police received a report of a fight taking place in the area of Gleneagles Road and Gambia Road.

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Chronicle Live

Newcastle Weather Forecast: Monday, July 7

There will be bright or sunny spells and scattered showers today. Showers will be most frequent in the afternoon, with the odd heavier one possible here and there.

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Sat Jul 05, 2014

Truthdig

Whaler's Tale Sheds New Light on Arctic Ice

British whaling ships from Tyneside in the north-east of England made 458 trips to the edge of the Arctic ice between 1750 and 1850.

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