Gateshead, England Newswire

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  1. Two rogue tree surgeons have been convicted after trying to scam...Read the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | News Shopper

    James Cunningham, from Gateshead in Tyne and Wear, and Essex-based Peter Varey targeted elderly women who lived alone and deceived them into parting with large amounts of money. One victim was originally quoted A 200 to remove some small shrubs blocking a drain but the cost was bumped to A 1,000 and she was then told to pay another A 210 for the waste to be removed.

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  2. Your school news: School drama, awards, sandcastle fun, Ofsted delight and moreRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Chronicle Live

    Below is a list of this week's Tyne & Wear school news written by you. To get your school event or story included, simply fill out the form below, which is also at www.chroniclelive.co.uk/schoolnews Paula Cummings said: "Hooray the holidays are just about upon us! The assessments are finished and the reports are out.

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  3. Mother sells everything she owns to pay for treatment after being turned down by NHSRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 19 | Metro UK News

    Lisa Harris, 46, has sold everything she owns in a desperate bid to pay for cancer treatment after being turned down by the NHS A mum has sold everything she owns in a desperate bid to pay for cancer treatment that could save her life. Lisa Harris, 46, and her family have nothing left after being forced to sell their family home, cars and use her retirement money to fund treatment which could end her terminal ovarian cancer diagnosis.

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  4. Tyne and Wear Metro bosses set for crucial talks on financing new fleet of trainsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 18 | Chronicle Live

    North East councils are set for crunch talks with the government over funding for new Metro trains which could see a final bill of around 435 million. Discussions are ongoing but the replacement of the ageing fleet has become a source of frustration to people across the region.

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  5. UK company to offer Annual Scholarship AwardRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 18 | PR Log

    GATESHEAD, England - July 18, 2017 - PRLog -- "We've been looking at this for a while but it's come into sharper focus with the government's intention to increase the interest rates on student loans." said Jason Sullock, UK Marketing Manager for WDM.

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  6. From a body found in Heaton to a bomb scare in Gateshead - news stories you might have missedRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 13 | Chronicle Live

    It was a busy day on Tyneside with an alleged armed robbery, a huge cannabis find and a serious crash on the A1 The morning kicked off with armed police swarming over North Shields after a shopkeeper was allegedly held up at gunpoint. Then a body was found inside a house in Heaton and detectives have now launched a probe into the death.

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  7. Opposition to Northumbria Police's planned cuts to front desks mountsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 13 | Chronicle Live

    UNISON has attacked plans to radically scale back the opening hours of front desk services at the region's police stations A union is launching a push-back to Northumbria Police's decision to cut front desk opening hours across the region's police stations. The force recently announced it would be shaking up resources at public contact points, meaning that just one front desk will continue to operate 24 hours a day.

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  8. Randy Houser makes his first pilgrimage to the UK for CMA Songwriter SeriesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 6 | Country Legends 106.9 Topeka, Kansas

    ... Angaleena Presley , and newcomer Michael Tyler . 10/3 - London, England, O2 Shepherds Bush Empire 10/4 - Gateshead, England, Sage Gateshead 2 10/6 - Glasgow, Scotland, St. Luke's 10/7 - Liverpool, England, St. George's Hall

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  9. Sprinklers save lives, but how much would it cost to fit them in our high-rise tower blocks?Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 5 | Chronicle Live

    After the Grenfell Tower fire, we've launched the What Price Life? campaign, part of which is to call for expansion of sprinkler systems in region The Chronicle is calling on housing providers to fit our region's high-rise tower blocks with sprinklers - a move we estimate could cost around 10m. In the aftermath of the Grenfell Tower disaster, which claimed the lives of at least 80 people, it emerged that it would have cost 200,000 to retro-fit the block with sprinklers.

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  10. Fake Adidas, Nike and Stone Island clothing among items seized during Gateshead home raidRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 5 | Chronicle Live

    Fake goods claiming to be branded by the likes of UGG, Adidas, Nike and Stone Island were seized by officers Dozens of bags of counterfeit goods were gathered by officers following the swoop on a property in the Deckham area on Thursday morning. Fake clothes and shoes claiming to be branded by the likes of UGG, Adidas, Nike and Stone Island were discovered at the residential address.

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  11. Shock as Tyne and Wear's beleaguered fire service suffers A 10m financial blowRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 5 | Chronicle Live

    The Government is accused of 'adding insult to injury' after demanding A 10m from TWFR service despite already slashing their budget Tyne and Wear's already beleaguered fire service has suffered a massive financial blow after the Government ordered them to pay back millions of pounds mistakenly claimed to pay their workers' pensions. The region's Fire and Rescue Service , which has been forced to make savings of 22m since 2010 and has lost hundreds of workers, over-claimed the Pensions Top Up Grant by more than 10m.

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  12. What Price Life? Every Tyne and Wear MP backs The Chronicle's campaignRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 4 | Chronicle Live

    Politicians have agreed to support our push for better protection for high-rise tower block residents in the wake of the Grenfell Tower fire Our campaign, which demands protections for high-rise residents in the wake of the Grenfell Tower fire , is now in to its second week. At least 80 were killed in the horrific blaze last month but it has become clear the problems aren't isolated to London.

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  13. Your charity news: Bake sale, Newcastle wheelchair user's...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 4 | Chronicle Live

    Pupils from Hexham First School have donated the proceeds from their termly bake sales to Tynedale Hospice at Home's Rainbow Project, which provides support to children and young people who have experienced bereavement. The Rainbow Project is part of the Hospice's Family Support Service.

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  14. North East news LIVE: Latest breaking news, sport, weather, traffic and travelRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 1 | Chronicle Live

    The Chronicle's live breaking news service including Saturday's traffic, travel, weather, sport and more covering Newcastle and the North East It's Kathryn Riddell here and I'll be keeping you updated on what's going on across the North East including the latest on the roads. Sometimes a judge decided the crime so heinous, the only option is to take the perpetrator off our streets for a very long time.

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  15. Dunston firefighter who worked in the shadows of Grenfell backs our calls as he demands justiceRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 29 | Chronicle Live

    Dean Pounder grew up near Grenfell Tower and worked with London Fire Brigade for 12 years before moving to the North East A former London firefighter is demanding justice following the Grenfell Tower tragedy - insisting someone needs to be held "accountable" for all of the lives lost. Dean Pounder grew up in North Kensington and spent 12 years battling blazes with London Fire Brigade before transferring to the North East with Tyne and Wear Fire and Rescue Service last June.

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  16. Concern as Northumbria Police say all stations will close front desks to public by 8pm except oneRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 28 | Chronicle Live

    'For a city like Newcastle to have no front office open after 8pm seems to me to be a real down grading of policing in our city' No police station in the whole of the Northumbria force area except one in Sunderland will have a front office open 24 hours a day to the public starting from next month, we understand. From July 17, the front desk at its HQ, Forth Banks, will operate from 8am to 8pm, seven days per week, as will Gateshead .

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  17. The Great Tyneside Storm five years on - how the apocalypse-style deluge happenedRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 27 | Chronicle Live

    On the afternoon of June 28, 2012, the most ominous wall of black cloud appeared on the horizon, making its sinister way across Tyneside towards Newcastle . The weather event was to become known as 'Thunder Thursday' - or the Great Tyneside Storm - when 50mm, or a month's worth of rain, fell in about two hours.

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  18. Jane Tarr, director, North, Arts Council England, on what the new funding package meansRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 27 | Chronicle Live

    'We're tasked with looking after England's cultural crown jewels, but here on Tyneside we've done far more than caretaking' As someone who lives and works in Newcastle , it is with great pride that I've watched the city become one of the UK's most important hubs for arts and culture. Arts and culture have played a huge role in regenerating and re-energising the city, and the Arts Council has been instrumental in this transformation.

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  19. Your events: A 1940s weekend in Gateshead, tea dancing, family fun day and moreRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 27 | Chronicle Live

    Below is a list of this week's Tyne & Wear community events written by you. To get your event included, simply fill out the form at www.chroniclelive.co.uk/yourevents What: A full programme of events attached including reenactments on the Bowes site with living history for kids, firing display "Flog it" , exhibition, picnic in the park and lots more.

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  20. The North East a winner as Arts Council comes good on pledge to invest outside LondonRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 27 | Chronicle Live

    An extra A 21m is to be invested across the North over the next four years as 46 North East arts organisations stand to get A 86m Many more North East winners than losers emerged as Arts Council England revealed its funding plans for the next four years, holding good to its promise to invest more money outside London. The news prompted widespread celebrating - along with some disappointment - across Tyneside and also in Sunderland , whose cultural aspirations have been warmly endorsed, and in Tees Valley whose total funding of nearly 8m represents an increase of 57%.

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