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Sunday | 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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Sat Aug 30, 2014

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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News Guardian

Police move into new community station

The White Swan Centre Neighbourhood Police Office - on the third floor of The White Swan Centre, on Citadel East - is now the base for the Killingworth Neighbourhood Policing Team.

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Fri Aug 29, 2014

Chronicle Live

Vandals target Gosforth cancer charity Daft as a Brush twice in two days

Volunteers at a Newcastle based cancer charity have been left stunned after yobs targeted its base two nights in a row Jean Ross of the Daft As A Brush Charity on the Great North Road.

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Chronicle Live

Desperately seeking sunbeds: North East families witness 'sun-lounger Olympics' in Spain

The antics of guests desperately seeking sunbeds at a hotel in Benidorm have become a YouTube sensation - watch the video here Every morning at 8.30, the doors of Benidorm's Flamingo Oasis Hotel are flung open to what can only be described as a stampede for a sunbed by the pool.

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Newsday

Train passengers flee cable scare

Tyne and Wear Metro passengers were forced to flee a train after an overhead power cable snapped and made contact with the carriage.

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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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Sunderland Echo

Thousands of women workers losing out on Living Wage in Sunderland

FORTY per cent of women working part-time in Sunderland earn less than the living wage, according to research published by the TUC.

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Chronicle Live

Play to tell story of North Tyneside soldier's First World War execution

Michael Storey's grandfather John William Harrison who lived in same street as William Hunter and joined up under age At dawn on a February day in 1916, a 20-year-old Tyneside soldier was executed by a firing squad made up of men from his own battalion.

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News Guardian

Borough's heritage on show with open days

A host of venues are preparing to throw open their doors again giving visitors a rare look behind the scenes.

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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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Town upgrade schemes for Whitley Bay unveiled

Volunteers from the Whitley Bay Big Local Partnership, which is backed by lottery funding, are asking people to inspect the plans at the group's pop up shop in Park View on Saturday from 10am to 4pm and give their verdicts.

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Chronicle Live

Tynemouth night time beach party set to return with a bang

DJ Paul Stewart returns to Tynemouth for sell out beach bash he started ten years ago for his 20th birthday But the DJ could never have imagined the beach bash he threw for his 20th birthday would one day become a sell out music event.

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News Guardian

Four arrested over pub robbery

Two men, aged 44 and 37, and two women, aged 41 and 31, have been arrested following the incident at 4am on Monday, August 25 at the Salutation Hotel, in Front Street.

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News Guardian

Anger as plans for 125 homes are approved

Residents living near the former REME site in Killingworth were left disappointed after North Tyneside Council's planning committee gave the green light on Tuesday for 125 homes to be built on the 4.9-hectare site.

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Proposals to improve town to go on display

Following months of work, volunteers from the Whitley Bay Big Local Partnership will unveil their draft plans of how the town could look with a few small changes.

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Anger grows over proposals for cafe

Conservative members have questioned why North Tyneside Council is pushing ahead with plans to demolish the Boardwalk Cafe, in Whitley Bay, over claims it is an eyesore.

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Work under way to demolish two seafront eyesores

North Tyneside Mayor Norma Redfearn seen at The High Point Hotel at Whitley Bay which is being demolished.

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Wed Aug 27, 2014

The Independent

Could a later start to the school day be the most useful educational reform of all?

Summer is expiring, the mornings already feel shorter and now, for families across the country, it's that dark time of year when we reacquaint ourselves with our alarm clocks and - whisper it - go back to school .

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Chronicle Live

Great North Run 2014: What's happening on Saturday?

The Great North Run weekend of events includes the INEOS Mini Run, Great North Run Pasta Party, and Great North City Games on Saturday September 6 The Great North Run weekend starts long before the adult runners reach the starting line, with a day of events on the Gateshead Quayside.

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