Tyne and Wear

County Durham community united with 'Wednesday wave'

BBC Tyne and Wear News Feed - 17 hours 18 min ago
A community comes together to raise a smile for older residents who may feel isolated.
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Covid brainwave: 'I turned my office into a cyclists' cafe'

BBC Tyne and Wear News Feed - 18 hours 4 min ago
Three stories of people working in hospitality who have set up new businesses during Covid-19.
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Sunderland 1-1 Burton Albion

BBC Tyne and Wear News Feed - Tue, 12/01/2020 - 21:32
Managerless Sunderland leave it late as Max Power's header secures a 1-1 draw with Burton at the Stadium of Light.
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Gateshead shop worker recalls attack after face mask challenge

BBC Tyne and Wear News Feed - Tue, 12/01/2020 - 21:04
Shop worker Ian Robson was left scared after being punched by a man, who has never been caught.
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Esther Dingley: Partner says police 'looking at non-accident options'

BBC Tyne and Wear News Feed - Tue, 12/01/2020 - 20:39
Missing walker's partner says the "prevailing opinion" among police is she is not in the mountains.
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Sports Personality of the Year: Contenders revealed for 2020 BBC award

BBC Tyne and Wear News Feed - Tue, 12/01/2020 - 19:28
A shortlist of six contenders is announced for the 2020 BBC Sports Personality of the Year award.
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Aston Villa v Newcastle: Premier League match off because of Covid-19 cases

BBC Tyne and Wear News Feed - Tue, 12/01/2020 - 18:17
Newcastle's game at Aston Villa on Friday is postponed following a significant increase in Covid-19 cases at the Magpies' training ground.
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Catalans Dragons: Assistant coach Eamon O'Carroll joins Newcastle Thunder

BBC Tyne and Wear News Feed - Tue, 12/01/2020 - 16:22
Catalans assistant coach Eamon O'Carroll leaves to join League One club Newcastle Thunder as head coach.
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Plans for '4,000-job Durham business park' approved

BBC Tyne and Wear News Feed - Tue, 12/01/2020 - 15:14
Durham County Council said the new business park would create at least 4,000 jobs.
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Why is my area in a higher tier?

BBC Tyne and Wear News Feed - Tue, 12/01/2020 - 12:56
The government's new approach to determining tiers bundles together low- and high-rate local authorities.
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Lake District charity Calvert Trust warns of financial woes

BBC Tyne and Wear News Feed - Tue, 12/01/2020 - 11:32
The Calvert Trust offers outdoor experiences to people with physical and learning difficulties.
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Newcastle United close training ground after coronavirus outbreak

BBC Tyne and Wear News Feed - Tue, 12/01/2020 - 10:20
Newcastle United's training ground was closed on Monday as the Premier League club attempts to deal with an outbreak of coronavirus.
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Furrowfield teachers to strike over 'management bullying'

BBC Tyne and Wear News Feed - Mon, 11/30/2020 - 19:58
Gateshead Council said it was "disappointed" at the strike at Furrowfield School.
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British man died 'in fall' at Dalaman airport in Turkey

BBC Tyne and Wear News Feed - Mon, 11/30/2020 - 18:10
Andrew Westlake had to leave his flight after behaving "strangely" and died later, an inquest heard.
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Covid infections in England fall by 30% over lockdown - React study

BBC Tyne and Wear News Feed - Mon, 11/30/2020 - 09:23
There were an estimated 72,000 new cases of coronavirus a day in England between 13 and 24 November.
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Esther Dingley search: Six teams look for her in Pyrenees

BBC Tyne and Wear News Feed - Sun, 11/29/2020 - 19:55
The gendarmerie said witnesses reported seeing Esther Dingley, 37, on a mountain a week ago.
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Phil Parkinson: Sunderland 'part company' with manager after 13 months in charge

BBC Tyne and Wear News Feed - Sun, 11/29/2020 - 17:09
Sunderland "part company" with manager Phil Parkinson after 13 months in charge of the League One club.
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Northumbrian Water 'Barbarian' battles wet wipe flushers

BBC Tyne and Wear News Feed - Sun, 11/29/2020 - 16:53
A spiky metal device is being put in sewers by a water company to identify those who flush wet wipes.
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Durham van traveller Esther Dingley missing in Pyrenees

BBC Tyne and Wear News Feed - Sat, 11/28/2020 - 23:51
Esther Dingley disappeared on a solo hike during a six-year journey through Europe in a campervan.
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Coronavirus: North East bids to control local tracing

BBC Tyne and Wear News Feed - Sat, 11/28/2020 - 09:20
The Newcastle Covid response hub will support public health teams' efforts to control outbreaks.
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