Tyne and Wear

Teenager's bridge notes 'help save six lives' in Sunderland

BBC Tyne and Wear News Feed - Sun, 07/22/2018 - 18:25
Paige Hunter, 18, attached more than 40 uplifting messages to Wearmouth Bridge in Sunderland.
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Newcastle Pride sees 20,000 march through the city

BBC Tyne and Wear News Feed - Sun, 07/22/2018 - 10:27
The event includes performances from Alexandra Burke, Gareth Gates and S Club over the weekend.
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Northumberland cottage linked to 1826 murder rebuilt

BBC Tyne and Wear News Feed - Sat, 07/21/2018 - 15:00
The murder of Joe the Quilter created outcry across the country.
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Penshaw Monument greenbelt homes opposed

BBC Tyne and Wear News Feed - Sat, 07/21/2018 - 11:45
A public consultation on Sunderland's local plan, which includes new houses, ends on 27 July.
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Whitley Bay's Spanish City restored to former glory

BBC Tyne and Wear News Feed - Sat, 07/21/2018 - 01:17
The architects used historical images and drawings as reference where original details had been lost.
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Glenn Loovens: Sunderland sign ex-Celtic defender on two-year deal

BBC Tyne and Wear News Feed - Fri, 07/20/2018 - 19:33
Sunderland sign former Celtic and Sheffield Wednesday defender Glenn Loovens on a two-year contract.
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Mobility scooter stolen and set on fire in Sunderland

BBC Tyne and Wear News Feed - Fri, 07/20/2018 - 19:06
Jacqueline Dillon, 54, who relied on the mobility scooter to get around, said it was 'heartbreaking'
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Fellow Deepcut trainee 'could have shot Pte Geoff Gray'

BBC Tyne and Wear News Feed - Fri, 07/20/2018 - 18:46
Private Geoff Gray was found with two gunshot wounds to his head at Deepcut barracks in 2001.
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Jack Colback: Nottingham Forest sign Newcastle midfielder on season-long loan

BBC Tyne and Wear News Feed - Fri, 07/20/2018 - 18:22
Nottingham Forest re-sign Newcastle United midfielder Jack Colback on a season-long loan with a view to permanent move.
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Callum McManaman: Wigan Athletic re-sign winger on one-year deal

BBC Tyne and Wear News Feed - Fri, 07/20/2018 - 15:30
Wigan Athletic re-sign winger Callum McManaman on an initial one-year deal from Sunderland for an undisclosed fee.
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Durham rugby players in Sri Lanka had 'taken heroin' before death

BBC Tyne and Wear News Feed - Fri, 07/20/2018 - 11:53
Police in Sri Lanka are ordered to further investigate the drugs deaths of two players.
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'Showing off' blinged-up new limbs

BBC Tyne and Wear News Feed - Fri, 07/20/2018 - 01:04
Meet the style-conscious people who redesign their prosthetic limbs and wheelchairs.
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Sunderland Northern Spire Wear bridge delays criticised

BBC Tyne and Wear News Feed - Thu, 07/19/2018 - 21:00
Opposition councillor Stephen O'Brien says people are "sick" of waiting for the bridge to open.
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Sunderland Vaux Brewery: Revamp resumes after Carillion collapse

BBC Tyne and Wear News Feed - Thu, 07/19/2018 - 10:22
Carillon stopped work at the Vaux Brewery site in Sunderland when it was liquidated in January.
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Memory boxes help parents after a baby's death

BBC Tyne and Wear News Feed - Thu, 07/19/2018 - 10:10
When Kirsty McGurrell's baby was stillborn, she made it her mission to remember him.
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North East has highest avoidable death rate

BBC Tyne and Wear News Feed - Thu, 07/19/2018 - 09:53
Places with the highest premature mortality rates include Manchester, Blackpool, Middlesbrough and Hull.
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Ashley's Sports Direct in profits fall

BBC Tyne and Wear News Feed - Thu, 07/19/2018 - 09:32
The sports retailer's results are hit after the value of its stake in the department store chain falls.
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Fraudster Anthony Kemp jailed over £8m investment con

BBC Tyne and Wear News Feed - Wed, 07/18/2018 - 16:22
Anthony Kemp spent investors' money on lavish holidays, business class travel and a luxury home.
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Rafael Benitez: Spain wanted Newcastle boss at World Cup

BBC Tyne and Wear News Feed - Wed, 07/18/2018 - 15:23
Newcastle boss Rafael Benitez was approached by the Spanish Football Federation about taking temporary charge of Spain at the World Cup, BBC Sport understands.
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Ethel Williams: Honour for Newcastle's first female GP

BBC Tyne and Wear News Feed - Wed, 07/18/2018 - 12:28
She interned in France and Austria as women at the time could not train in British hospitals.
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