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Mums lead calls to save North Tyneside General Hospital maternity services
Road safety campaign group Brake is urging North East party-goers to stand up to so-called 'designated drivers' who decide to have a drink Mathieu Debuchy was out of this world at Old Trafford in the 1-0 win over Manchester United and has been one of the in-form stars of United's fine run Sunderland's Stadium of Light will host the North East's ... (more)
Mon Dec 09, 2013
North Tyneside hospital's maternity services could be axed following new proposals
The midwifery-led unit at North Tyneside General Hospital would no longer provide a service for deliveries or inpatient care if plans were given the green light.
Sat Dec 07, 2013
Elves invade Northumberlandia
Jools Holland, to whom the term Mr Entertainment could surely be applied, plays his second show of two at Newcastle City Hall tonight With just weeks to go until this year's SCD champ is crowned, here's who's coming to Toon next month Northumberlandia, the earth sculpture of a naked woman near Cramlington, was taken over by 340 people in elf ... (more)
Thu Dec 05, 2013
Jesmond woman takes part in Speedflex challenge aged 70
Plucky pensioner Suzie Record is the oldest member of the gym, but she's proved to be one of the fittest Plucky pensioner Suzie Record is the oldest member of the gym, but she's proved to be one of the fittest.
Wed Dec 04, 2013
Replay: 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 Wednesday, 4 December 2013.
Grit bins provision to combat wintry weather
Cramlington Town CounA cil has agreed to spend A 6,000 on the bins, which will be provided in all areas of the community before Christmas to help residents combat the winter weather.
Tue Dec 03, 2013
Crime News in Brief: Tuesday, December 3
Officers from Northumbria Police's Cramlington Neighbourhood Policing Team are carrying out overnight patrols in the Seaton Sluice area after recent break-ins to sheds, garages and other outhouses.
Mon Dec 02, 2013
Oxley comes to Prudhoe Town's rescue
The Citizens looked certain to leave Hartlepool pointless as they trailed 2-1 at 90 minutes - only for Oxley's starring role to pick up a 3-2 success and an unexpected maximum points haul.
Lanterns lead the way for winter festival at Woodhorn Museum
A man from Gateshead, who is in his 30s, was pronounced dead in hospital, after being struck by a double-decker, an N21 night service running from Newcastle to Durham, as he cycled down a road near his home, at just after 4am on Saturday Entertainment Editor Gordon Barr meets up with Diversity's Jordan ahead of the dance troupe's show at the Metro ... (more)
Sat Nov 30, 2013
Chronicle Over The Limit campaign backed by victims' families
That's the message of heartbroken loved ones of those killed by drivers who got behind the wheel of a car while drunk.
Fri Nov 29, 2013
Mayor of Bergen turns on the Christmas tree lights at Newcastle Civic Centre
Crowds gathered at Newcastle's Civic Centre to welcome the Mayor of Bergen, Trude H Drevland, from Norway who brought with her a huge Christmas tree that has been erected in the city centre.
Thu Nov 28, 2013
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Bridge shot is a winner
The pair were presented with their prize by Pc David Johnson, of Bedlington Police Station, who had judged all the entries.
Wed Nov 27, 2013
Community News in Brief: Wednesday, November 27
The 36-year-old, of Jarrow, said: "I would encourage anyone eligible to have the vaccine as it doesn't cost anything."
Tue Nov 26, 2013
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New grit bins to help against icy pavements
Residents in Cramlington have been given a helping hand to deal with icy roads and pavements this winter, thanks to the installation of 12 new grit bins in the town.
Mon Nov 25, 2013
Feline great after 40-bed donation
Cramlington-based The Bazaar Group has donated 40 of their small pet beds to the Newcastle Dog and Cat Shelter in Longbenton after it was inundated with kittens this year due to a rise in unneutered cats.
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Parade set to shine at attraction
From October to December, hundreds of people across south east Northumberland have taken part in a key community engagement project.
Wed Nov 20, 2013
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Oil spill test for council
Northumberland County Council joined the Maritime and Coastguard Agency, Environmental Agency and Natural England for an oil pollution response training course.
Fri Nov 15, 2013
Paedophile arrested within HOURS after police reveal Costa Del Crime's most wanted
Paedophile arrested within HOURS after police reveal list of 13 most wanted criminals and suspects believed to be on the Costa Del Crime A convicted peadophile has been arrested in Spain just hours after a list of most wanted criminals and suspects on the run was released.
Thu Nov 14, 2013
Police appeal in hunt for suspected criminal with Welsh links believed to be hiding out in Spain
Cory Allen poised for Wales start as Warren Gatland considers Dan Biggar, Justin Tipuric and Rhodri Jones in starting XV Gatland is preparing to make changes to his team for Saturday's clash with Argentina, with young centre Allen in line to start Laugharne's Corran Resort and Spa hotel has ambitious plans to host a large-scale music, art and ... (more)
Tue Nov 12, 2013
Repeat remembrance service in Newcastle planned after A 750 raised
Plans are in motion to stage a repeat remembrance service next year after hundreds of pounds was raised for fallen servicemen.