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  1. CASE: The European Commission is taking the UK government to courtRead the original story w/Photo

    16 min ago | The Northern Echo

    THE government is facing legal action over its failure to ensure the proper treatment of waste water at three North-East sites. The European Commission has referred the UK government to the European Court of Justice court over the inadequate treatment of urban waste water at 15 locations around the country, including Durham , Chester-le-Street and Chilton .

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  2. Initiative reduces hospital admissionsRead the original story w/Photo

    20 min ago | Darlington and Stockton Times

    HEALTH and social care professionals in Darlington are bucking the national trend by reducing the number of emergency admissions to hospital. Since a new, multi-disciplinary approach to managing frail elderly people and patients who are frequent attenders was introduced in Darlington last October the apparently irresistible rise in emergency admissions seen across the rest of the country has been halted and then reversed.

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  3. Digger maker supports 1.5m demolition firm plansRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | The Advertiser

    DEMOLITION: A Thompsons machine tears down the former Trinity Square car park, in Gateshead, which was made famous by the Get Carter film The raft of machinery will be used across a number of Thompsons' sites, and will feature a bulldozer, which is part of a range of Komatsu UK products using high-tech tools to offer greater control on projects. The demolition firm is known across the region for its work, with one of its more famous contracts to pull down Gateshead's Trinity Square car park, which appeared in the 1971 film Get Carter, starring Sir Michael Caine.

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  4. Serial sex offender jailed for groping schoolgirl he met on FacebookRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Mirror.co.uk

    Jayjay McMullen, 23, sent the girl a friendship request on Facebook before telling her she was 'gorgeous' and asking if she had a boyfriend Back in 2011 Jayjay McMullen was convicted of distributing a lewd image of a 13-year-old girl and sending indecent texts to another youngster. He was spared jail for the offences, first at South Tyneside Magistrates Court , and then Bolton Crown Court, and was barred from contacting young girls by a court order.

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  5. Gateshead in the 1970s - Photos show lost shops, cars and fashionsRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Chronicle Live

    Trevor Ermel has shared these wonderful images of Gateshead Town Centre, Bensham and beyond taken over 40 years ago - do you remember these scenes? THESE atmospheric photographs of Gateshead in the 1970s were taken by Trevor Ermel, whose interest in documenting the area began as a teenager. They show a long-gone popular department store, a dramatic crash, a rail station LINK which is no longer a station, and many smaller shops and businesses which will have been known and loved by people in Gateshead and beyond.

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  6. Felling collision: 63-year-old man knocked over by busRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Chronicle Live

    The man suffered serious injuries as a result of the collision which happened when he was crossing Coldwell Street at around 8.30pm on Tuesday The man was crossing the road on Coldwell Street at the junction with Split Crow Road, Felling when the collision happened at around 8.30pm on Tuesday. Police are carrying out inquiries to establish the circumstances of the collision and are appealing for any witnesses to come forward.

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  7. Police investigating after items worth thousands stolen from Northumberland homesRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Chronicle Live

    Left and top, a gold pocket watch and Moorcroft China stolen from a home in New Ridley Road, Stocksfield. Also shown are vases stolen from Cockshaw Terrace, Hexham On March 27 between 8.30pm and 9.45pm burglars struck a home in New Ridley Road, Stocksfield, where they stole antiques including two silver topped crystal decanters more than 100 years old, a Waltham American Gold pocket watch , five Scottish Gold seals, two Scottish silver drinking cups one plain silver, the other has a Celtic cross on one of the ears, and a small French silver Sommeliers tasting cup.

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  8. The Voice: Sunderland's Olivia Lawson to reunite with contestants at wrap partyRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Chronicle Live

    The 18 year old exited the competition during the Knockout round but will be back in the fold to celebrate the winner being crowned on Saturday She might not be competing in the final of The Voice but this weekend Sunderland's Olivia Lawson will be reunited with her fellow contestants when she travels down to Manchester for the show's wrap party following the crowning of this year's winner. The 18 year old was last seen on our screens a few weeks ago when she bowed out of the BBC talent show at the knockout stage s after not doing enough to convince new mentor Ricky Wilson to put her in his final three.

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  9. North East rush-hour: Train delays and the latest on the roads, flights and ferriesRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Chronicle Live

    Your daily round-up of the traffic and travel across Newcastle and the North East ahead of this evening's rush-hour Rush-hour traffic is starting to build across the North East's roads and we've compiled a list of how it's looking out there before you leave home for your commute. Narrow lanes and a speed limit of 50 mph due to roadworks on the A1 , northbound between Junction 62 for the A690 at Carrville and Junction 63 for the A167 / A183 at Chester-le-Street.

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  10. Watch the moment County Durham repeat offender's attempted axe robbery is foiledRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Chronicle Live

    This is the moment a repeat offender was caught by courageous shop staff after attempting to rob a corner shop with an axe. Shaun Andrew McKerry, dubbed Boomerang Boy or Homing Pigeon Boy in his youth, picked the wrong target when he burst into Shildon Post Office and Stores, County Durham , at 8pm on March 15. The masked raider waved an axe as he demanded cash from terrified assistant Andrea Brighty, but he did not see owner Sab Dhillon's rugby tackle which dropped him to the floor, sending shelves and produce tumbling.

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  11. Man denies murdering his parentsRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Newsday

    Martin Ruddy's father Eric, 64, and mother Carol, 54, were discovered at their house in Elswick, Newcastle, in December. The 28-year-old, from South Tyneside, attended a brief hearing at Newcastle Crown Court where he pleaded not guilty to their murder.

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  12. Ashington school receives top marks for its work to stamp out bullyingRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Chronicle Live

    Ashington's Hirst Park Middle School , which caters for more than 300 youngsters aged 9 to 13, has been recognised under Northumberland County Council's Anti-bullying Accreditation Scheme for its work to combat the issue and to improve pupils' welfare. Thanks to abiding by a set of stringent criteria covering behaviour in and around school, as well as cyber-bullying, the school has been praised by the council's Locality Inclusion Support Team , which works with teachers and families so the needs of children and young people are met.

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  13. Community News in Brief: Wednesday, April 01Read the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Chronicle Live

    Seven Stories is hosting the only North East event with best-selling author Jodi Picoult, alongside her daughter and co-author Samantha Van Leer. Jodi Picoult is the bestselling author of 23 novels, including Between The Lines and new novel Off the Page, co-written with her daughter.

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  14. Child injured in hit and run smash on Sunderland streetRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Chronicle Live

    A man riding a green scrambler motorbike collided with a white Vauxhall Astra in Rawmarsh Road in Redhouse , at about 5.20pm on Saturday, March 28. The motorbiker was white, around 5ft 9ins tall, medium build and in his early 30s. He had ginger hair and was wearing a yellow high viz helmet and green hooded top.

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  15. Ms Dynamite set to perform at Newcastle's first Unity Festival in Leazes ParkRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Chronicle Live

    The festival will be held in Leazes Park, Newcastle, during the Bank Holiday weekend on May 23, from 1pm to 8pm Anti-racism campaigners are helping to raise A 40,000 to stage Tyneside's first free open-air music festival which is hoped will become the North East's answer to Notting Hill Carnival. Activists who rallied around 2,000 people to Newcastle's streets to demonstrate against far-right group Pegida in February, are again drawing on people power to finance The Unity Festival - an event to celebrate cultural, social and ethnic diversity.

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  16. Patients are happy with their GPsRead the original story

    Jan 4, 2015 | 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. PATIENTS have written out a prescription for success for GP surgeries in South Tyneside after a major survey by a local health watchdog.

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  17. Police hunting thieves after raid at cricket clubRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 4, 2015 | 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 theft happened between 5pm on Monday, March 30, and 12.45pm on Tuesday March 31. A container at Boldon Cricket Club in Sunderland Road in East Boldon was broken into.

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  18. Australian dignitary to visit South Shields for 100th anniversary of hero Kirkpatrick's deathRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 4, 2015 | Shields Gazette

    THE centenary of World War One war hero John Simpson Kirkpatrick's death is to be commemorated in South Tyneside with the visit by a dignitary from 'Down Under'. South Shields-born John 'Jack' Kirkpatrick used a donkey to rescue an estimated 300 wounded Australian and New Zealand soldiers from the frontline during the Gallipoli campaign of 1915.

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  19. Search is on for A 1m EuroMillion winnerRead the original story

    Jan 4, 2015 | 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. One lucky winner from the draw on Friday, March 13, has still to check their ticket and come forward to claim their A 1m prize, with the ticket being bought in North Tyneside.

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  20. Man killed in A1 crash at Wittering namedRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 4, 2015 | Rutland and Stamford Mercury

    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. Barry Rowland, , of Melbech Drive, Chester Le Street, Ouston, County Durham, suffered fatal injuries after the Audi A5 he was driving collided with a stationary lorry in a layby at about 3.45pm.

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