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15 hrs ago | Mirror.co.uk

Michael Gove wasted A 5m saving private school in area with 2,400 classroom places going begging

Critics said this was a prime example of the Tories frittering money on unneeded new schools rather than creating more places in regions that need them There are 2,400 classroom places going begging in the area where Michael Gove handed a failing private school a A 5million bailout.

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23 hrs ago | Washington Examiner

Hundreds protest in Wales before NATO summit

Supporters take part in the 'No to NATO' protest march in Newport, south Wales, Saturday, Aug. 30, 2014.

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Yesterday | Chronicle Live

Howdon runner, 82, completes 200th Parkrun at Newcastle's Exhibition Park

Eric Appleby may be aged 82 and fitted with a pacemaker ... but the pensioner has no intention of slowing down.

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Sat Aug 30, 2014

Sunderland Echo

Champion dancer opens school in Sunderland

The 21-year-old, who began dancing at the tender age of three, is branching out and opening her own dance school.

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Chronicle Live

Great North Run: Artists kick off cultural build up with exhibitions across South Tyneside

Artists are celebrating the history and sporting heritage of the North East as the cultural build up to the Great North Run kicks into high gear.

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Shields Gazette

As X Factor kicks off, we launch our Star Search

THE world's biggest TV talent contest is back - and that is also giving local talent the chance to take the first step on the ladder to stardom.

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Chronicle Live

Dramatic cliff-top rescue at South Shields beauty spot

Man saved by firefighters, coastguards, paramedics and RAF helicopter crew after getting trapped by legs overlooking sea at Trow Rocks Lifeboats, ambulances, fire crews and an RAF helicopter joined forces for a dramatic cliff-top rescue after a man fell from a North East beauty spot.

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Shields Gazette

Warning as crimewave hits South Tyneside villages

A MINI crimewave by opportunist thieves has prompted a warning by police for residents in two South Tyneside villages not to leave goods on show in cars.

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Sunderland Echo

Guilty: Silver car sex fiend who preyed on Sunderland girls

A PERVERT targeted eight victims in just one day during a terrifying spree of attacks on lone women and girls.

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Shields Gazette

Three South Tyneside women targeted in pervert's sex-crime rampage

A PERVERT driver targeted eight victims in just one day in a terrifying spree of sordid attacks on lone women and girls.

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Chronicle Live

Two suspects charged following robbery at Salutation in Tynemouth

The trio demanded that a woman in her 40s, who was inside at the time, open a safe then fled with cash.

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Shields Gazette

Cruse crew aiming to turn up the heat on fundraising

GRUB S UP ... The Cruse Crew get ready to host a curry night to help raise cash towards their i 1 230,000 target for Cruse Bereavement Care Tyneside.

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Fri Aug 29, 2014

Hartlepool Mail

Hartlepool worst in region for women's pay - half don't get living wage

HARTLEPOOL has the region's highest proportion of women working part-time and earning less than the living wage according to the data provided by the TUC.

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Shields Gazette

New centre out to show it's fit for purpose

PEOPLE are being invited to go up in the world this weekend to improve their fitness at a new South Tyneside centre.

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Chronicle Live

Lib Dems win North Jesmond by-election thanks to Labour's big bins plan

Labour lost ground in the North Jesmond ward as Gerry Keating picked up 711 votes compared to Peter Smith's 320 Unpopular plans for communal bins by Labour-controlled Newcastle City Council helped the Lib Dems clinch a by-election in North Jesmond this week, it is claimed.

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Chronicle Live

'One punch ruined my life' says Northumberland DJ victim of unprovoked attack

Father-of-two Wayne Urwin, who is now living in Whickham, Gateshead, is determined to rebuild life as his attacker Aaron Robson is jailed Wayne's life was changed forever when a chance encounter with Aaron Robson in a Morpeth alleyway left him with catastrophic injuries.

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Shields Gazette

Suspended jail term for bully who attacked partner and her friend

TERRIBLE BEHAVIOUR ... Mark Laidler has given a suspended jail term after attacking his partner and threatening her friend Amanda Lightfoot, below.

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Chronicle Live

Mum accused of murdering two year old son Liam Johnson in their family home

His mother Rachael Fee, 30, and her civil partner Nyomi Fee, 27, who are originally from Ryton, Tyne and Wear, both face a single charge of murder and two each of child cruelty in relation to Liam's death.

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Shields Gazette

Gazette has moved - but we're still in heart of South Shields

Our reporting and reception staff have re-located from our old offices in the town's Chapter Row, where the newspaper has been based since before the Second World War.

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Thu Aug 28, 2014

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 Friday, 29 August 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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