Tyne and Wear

Newcastle 1-0 West Ham: Steve Bruce watches from stands as Magpies win in Shanghai

BBC Tyne and Wear News Feed - Sat, 07/20/2019 - 13:09
New Newcastle boss Steve Bruce has already made a "massive difference", says Jonjo Shelvey after the Magpies beat West Ham in a friendly.
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Fenham swimming pool to close amid falling numbers

BBC Tyne and Wear News Feed - Sat, 07/20/2019 - 13:08
Structural damage and dwindling user numbers mean Fenham Community Pool is to shut for a second time.
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Washington 'monster incinerator' plan turned down

BBC Tyne and Wear News Feed - Sat, 07/20/2019 - 10:31
Councillors reject the waste energy plant plan, which opponents feared would damage the environment.
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Lego exhibition builds on success of Northern pioneers

BBC Tyne and Wear News Feed - Sat, 07/20/2019 - 01:48
The Angel of the North and Great North Run are recreated in plastic bricks as part of the display.
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T20 Blast: Cameron Delport hits 38-ball century in amazing Essex win over Surrey

BBC Tyne and Wear News Feed - Fri, 07/19/2019 - 22:45
Cameron Delport's 38-ball century for Essex against Surrey is the highlight of a rain-affected day of T20 Blast action.
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Rape victim, 37, helped by passer-by

BBC Tyne and Wear News Feed - Fri, 07/19/2019 - 20:24
Police appealed for anyone in the New Hartley area with CCTV to come forward.
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Northern train timetable changes were 'massive failure'

BBC Tyne and Wear News Feed - Fri, 07/19/2019 - 17:53
New timetables were introduced in May 2018 and led to widespread disruption last summer.
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Upholland school priest sex abuse accuser 'has fraud conviction'

BBC Tyne and Wear News Feed - Fri, 07/19/2019 - 16:58
A man who claims Michael Higginbottom abused him in the 1970s has a fraud conviction, a court hears.
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Kim McGuinness elected as Northumbria police commissioner

BBC Tyne and Wear News Feed - Fri, 07/19/2019 - 14:19
The police and crime commissioner election turnout was low with one ballot box returned empty.
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Great North Run South Shields bus plan a 'disaster'

BBC Tyne and Wear News Feed - Fri, 07/19/2019 - 12:43
Stagecoach says closing the bus station would increase disruption, but Nexus says it is common sense.
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Ben Stokes: England cricketer nominated for New Zealander of the Year Award

BBC Tyne and Wear News Feed - Fri, 07/19/2019 - 08:06
England cricketer Ben Stokes is nominated for the New Zealander of the Year award after World Cup win.
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Washington waste energy plant 'could halt Metro extension'

BBC Tyne and Wear News Feed - Fri, 07/19/2019 - 07:38
Councillors ruling on a waste plant in Washington are told it could thwart Metro extension plans.
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Sunderland teacher retires after 42 years at school

BBC Tyne and Wear News Feed - Thu, 07/18/2019 - 15:55
A special assembly is held to celebrate a teacher who devoted 42 years to one school.
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Jamaal Lascelles: Steve Bruce is a great manager and we should stay positive

BBC Tyne and Wear News Feed - Thu, 07/18/2019 - 15:05
Newcastle captain Jamaal Lascelles says the club has a a great manager arriving in Steve Bruce and that fans should remain positive.
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Scientology plan for Gateshead building approved

BBC Tyne and Wear News Feed - Thu, 07/18/2019 - 13:14
The Church of Scientology is given the go-ahead to convert the former Windmill Hills nursing home.
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Priest 'systematically' abused boys at St Joseph's College, court told

BBC Tyne and Wear News Feed - Thu, 07/18/2019 - 10:03
Michael Higginbottom denies targeting pupils when he was a teacher at St Joseph's College.
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Water bills set to be cut by £50 over five years

BBC Tyne and Wear News Feed - Thu, 07/18/2019 - 08:01
The regulator says water firms must also invest billions more in improving services between 2020 and 2025.
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Northumbria PCC election: Four hopeful as polls open

BBC Tyne and Wear News Feed - Thu, 07/18/2019 - 07:07
Four councillors vie to take over the post held by Dame Vera Baird since it came into force in 2012.
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Short stints, resignations & promotion king

BBC Tyne and Wear News Feed - Thu, 07/18/2019 - 06:14
Steve Bruce has been handed the Newcastle job - but what do the stats tell us about how long he stays at the club and his Premier League record?
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Steve Bruce: Newcastle defender Federico Fernandez 'understands' fans concerns about new manager

BBC Tyne and Wear News Feed - Wed, 07/17/2019 - 16:48
Newcastle defender Federico Fernandez says he "understands" fans concerns over the appointment of Steve Bruce.
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