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  1. Royal Navy sailor goes from size 18 to size 8 in just a yearRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Mirror.co.uk

    A Royal Navy sailor dropped more than three stone in just a year so she could ditch her size 18 wedding dress for a slinky size 8. Gemma Allardyce, 32, said that even when serving in Afghanistan she was still extremely overweight because of the five meals a day the Navy provide, as well as all the unhealthy snacking while on tour. She also confessed that she was a serial yo-yo dieter and that her weight would fluctuate up to 13 stone, meaning she had to pick out a size 18 wedding gown last year.

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  2. Chirton WI branch to shutRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | This is Wiltshire

    A long-established branch of the Women's Institute has closed because no-one has come forward to run it A long-established branch of the Women's Institute has closed because no-one has come forward to run it. Wiltshire Federation secretary Stephanie Pawling said: "The closures of WIs doesn't happen that often, but it is not totally unusual.

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  3. English festive schedule 'a disgrace': PoyetRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | West Australian

    Sunderland coach Gus Poyet has hit out at the Premier League's jam-packed festive fixture schedule, branding the arrangement "a disgrace" in comments published by several British newspapers on Sunday. Following a full programme of matches on Friday, all 20 top-flight clubs will play again on Sunday and Monday, with another round of games scheduled for New Year's Day.

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  4. Arthur Smith to head House of Fun show at the Gala Theatre, DurhamRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Chronicle Live

    Arthur Smith will be joined by Pete Heat and Shirley & Shirley for the show at the Gala Theatre, Durham, in January It promises to be an uproarious night of variety with fantastic comedy, sparkling music, saucy stand-up, scintillating theatre and more in the company of Arthur Smith, compere beyond compare, playwright, king of comedians, professional Leonard Cohen impersonator and star of radio's Loose Ends, The Smith Lectures and TV's The One Show and Grumpy Old Men. Also confirmed so far for the show, on January 30, is surreal, irreverent and hilarious Pete Heat, described as something like Derren Brown crossed with Russell Brand.

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  5. Racing commentator Steve Parrish to take to Playhouse Whitley Bay stageRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Chronicle Live

    BBC commentator, ex motorcycle and truck racer and the eternal practical joker, Steve Parrish has added more dates to his already successful MAD Tour. It includes a night at the Playhouse Whitley Bay on February 13, so more people can enjoy an evening of funny stories, moving tales and his passion for living life to the full! Enjoy the life and times of Steve Parrish which provide a completely different, colourful, humorous and, at times daring portrayal of this man's career.

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  6. Review of the year: We look back at the biggest stories from April to JuneRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Chronicle Live

    The Hoppings returned and internet star Connor "Mr Oioi" Adams was jailed for violent disorder after a near riot in Gateshead Our review of the biggest new stories of the year continues today with the months of April through to June. It was thought she suffered a heart attack while in an outdoor swimming pool during a get-together in Kenton, Newcastle.

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  7. Youngsters learn about job optionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | News Post Leader

    The north east arm of employability charity Tomorrow's People set up a visit to regional employer Banks Mining's Shotton surface mine near Cramlington for a party of young people from the Ashington, Morpeth and Alnwick areas to enable them to find out more about the people that work there and how they have developed their careers at the site. The visit formed part of the charity's ten-week Working It Out programme for unemployed 16 to 24-year-olds, which aims to give participants renewed confidence and motivation, and to prepare them for future work or training opportunities.

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  8. Career project to be expanded for pupilsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | News Guardian

    Jennifer Barrett, managing director at TICE, Julie Thompson, assistant head teacher at Burnside Business and Enterprise College with Megan Savage and Joseph O Donnell, TICE students. A programme helping secondary school and sixth form students put national curriculum subjects into a creative context is being hailed after helping schools access match funding from the North Tyneside Learning Trust .

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  9. Shoppers treated to some festive funRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | News Guardian

    Congratulations, you're now registered! Let us know what news and updates you want to hear about and we'll send them straight to your inbox. Choirs from local churches - St Mary the Virgin, Whitley Lodge Baptist and St John's Methodist - sang carols and shoppers were entertained by music from an old style street organ.

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  10. Pharmacy hours over the New YearRead the original story

    Saturday | Morpeth Herald

    North East health bosses have urged people to visit their pharmacist if feeling under the weather over the festive period. NHS England Medical Director for Cumbria, Northumberland, Tyne and Wear Dr Mike Prentice said: "Your local pharmacy can help you with more than you might think.

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  11. Amber has designs on Christmas cardRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 26 | News Guardian

    Congratulations, you're now registered! Let us know what news and updates you want to hear about and we'll send them straight to your inbox. Amber Cramman, of St Columba's RC Primary School in Wallsend, won the first Christmas Card Competition organised by North Tyneside Learning Trust.

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  12. Honoured for her dignityRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 26 | News Guardian

    Congratulations, you're now registered! Let us know what news and updates you want to hear about and we'll send them straight to your inbox. She won the 'Dignity in Care award' and will now represent the north east region in the national final, due to be held in Birmingham in June.

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  13. Family support scheme to expandRead the original story

    Thursday Dec 25 | News Guardian

    A scheme helping families change their lives for the better has been highlighted as one of the best of its kind in the country and is to be expanded. 'Supporting Families', led by North Tyneside Council, is the local version of the national Troubled Families initiative that works with families most in need of help and support.

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  14. North Sea dip to blow away the cobwebsRead the original story

    14 hrs ago | Northumberland Today

    Congratulations, you're now registered! Let us know what news and updates you want to hear about and we'll send them straight to your inbox. After an absence of several years, a New Year's Day swim is being organised again this year at Alnmouth Beach.

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  15. New rapid-charge electric car points to encourage vehicle revolutionRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | Shields Gazette

    Congratulations, you're now registered! Let us know what news and updates you want to hear about and we'll send them straight to your inbox. The new machines will allow electric vehicles to be fully recharged in just 30 minutes, making longer journeys more viable.

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  16. ShareRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Daily Star

    The call centre worker ditched junk food after being horrified by the unflattering snap of herself with a pal. The 26-year-old had tipped the scales at a whopping 20st 10lb.

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  17. Newcastle Away Travel GuideRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Everton FC

    Tickets for this fixture are sold out and supporters are advised not to travel unless they are in possession of a valid match ticket. The Everton Fan Centre will be closed on the day of the game and supporters who have any ticket queries should report to the Newcastle United ticket office At the end of the A1 continue onto the A1 and then the A184 toward Newcastle.

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  18. How four cans of Stella cost this thief A 100Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Sunderland Echo

    Congratulations, you're now registered! Let us know what news and updates you want to hear about and we'll send them straight to your inbox. Dylan Walt stole the Stella Artois lager from Castle View Stores in Castle View, Castletown, on December 19, Sunderland Magistrates' Court heard.

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  19. Newacatle Away Travel GuideRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Everton FC

    Tickets for this fixture are sold out and supporters are advised not to travel unless they are in possession of a valid match ticket. The Everton Fan Centre will be closed on the day of the game and supporters who have any ticket queries should report to the Newcastle United ticket office At the end of the A1 continue onto the A1 and then the A184 toward Newcastle.

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  20. Little girl lives for FIVE years with undetected hole in her heartRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Mirror.co.uk

    The two-and-a-half centimetre defect was only spotted when the girl went to the doctor complaining of a cold Miracle: Little Sophie Smith had a hole in her heart for five years before doctors spotted it during a routine GP visit A little girl lived with a gaping hole in her heart for FIVE years before doctors discovered the life-threatening condition. Astonished doctors only found out by chance when Sophie Smith was taken to her GP with what her parents thought could be a cold.

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