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  1. Poundstretcher staff detoured to casino to stick day's takings...Read the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Mirror.co.uk

    The workers were supposed to be taking the thousands of pounds to the bank but wanted to know "what it felt like to gamble on the red" Two budget shop workers who tried to stretch the day's takings by gambling it on a roulette table resigned on the spot after losing the lot. "Grossly stupid" duo Kieron Trott, 19, and Christopher Cameron, 48, were supposed to bank the A 3,380 taken by the Poundstretcher branch in Pallion Retail Park, in Sunderland, that day, but decided they wanted to feel what "gambling on red" was like instead.

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  2. Watch: Cullercoats RNLI lifeboat rescue people trapped by rising tide in TynemouthRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Chronicle Live

    A family were rescued by lifeboat crews while three teenagers put their lives in their own hands to wade through icy waters Three teenagers put their lives in their own hands when they waded across the icy North Sea after being trapped on a headland. While a family and two dogs were rescued by a lifeboat, the three girls walked back to shore up to their waists in water.

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  3. When Paul Dixon met Dixie...all we talked about was Washing upRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Chronicle Live

    Non-league expert Paul Dixon is hoping celebrations are in order at Washington FC this season...once his back's better It must be all that dancing we did after Dunston UTS - and North Shields - made it into the last 16 of the FA Vase. Anyway, Dixon's dicky back did not stop me catching up with my old mate Derek 'Dixie' Armstrong this week.

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  4. Beer campaigners call to save North East pubs from conversion or demolitionRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Chronicle Live

    The region's MPs have backed efforts by beer campaigners to make it harder to turn a pub into a supermarket Beer campaigners are calling on the government to force firms to seek planning permission before converting North pubs into shops or demolishing them. As new figures from the Campaign for Real Ale claim the UK is losing 29 pubs a week, MPs from the all party Save The Pubs group have tabled an amendment to the new Infrastructure Bill they hope could save taverns from oblivion.

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  5. North East police officers are being taken off the streets to deal with medical emergenciesRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Chronicle Live

    Police vehicles have been used to ferry hundreds of North patients to hospital in just three months as health bosses battle delays in response times. Northumbria Police and Crime Commissioner Vera Baird, who released the figures, branded it "unacceptable" use of a force being spread thin by swingeing government cuts.

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  6. Michael Dean's first exhibition in the Netherlands opens at De Appel arts centreRead the original story

    10 hrs ago | Art Daily

    De Appel arts centre is presenting the first solo exhibition in The Netherlands by the British artist Michael Dean, entitled Qualities of Violence. Dean is exhibiting his latest works in consoles designed in response to the exhibition spaces.

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  7. Kacie Martin: Mum's heartfelt appeal to help dying 'angel' daughterRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | Mirror.co.uk

    Two-year-old Kacie laughs like any toddler but has rare condition Spinal Muscular Atrophy that has left her with no movement in her legs Loving Nicole, 21, and dad Shaun, 25, are begging people to give just a pound so two-year-old daughter Kacie can enjoy what is left of her life. The gorgeous tot chats and laughs like any toddler but has rare condition SMA Type 1 that has left her with no movement in her legs and is unable to support her head.

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  8. Planned roadworks on A1 in Northumberland next weekRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | 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. The Highways Agency is planning the following roadworks during next week on the A1 in Northumberland.

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  9. Gateshead OAP left injured by machete-wielding burglarsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Chronicle Live

    The 70-year-old victim was left with minor injuries after the attack, in Laxford, Birtley, in Gateshead, on Friday night. The first man is described as 6ft with a thin face, pointed nose and wearing a balaclava.

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  10. Nephew of MH17 victim Liam Sweeney is already supporting Newcastle UnitedRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Chronicle Live

    Little Liam Sweeney-Douglass - who is named after the tragic football fan - is settling into his home after being welcomed into the world last week The baby, who was named after MH17 victim Liam, is today settling into his home in North Tyneside after being welcomed into the world last week. Baby Liam was born weighing just 3lbs 14oz at Newcastle's Royal Victoria Infirmary when his mum Lee unexpectedly went into labour.

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  11. Shipyards show is back on dry landRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | 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. But to mark the release of a CD of the show, Tom Kelly, Ian Ravenscroft and Ted Cuskin are returning to the The Studio at the Customs House, in South Shields, to perform their songs and stories on Thursday, March 26, at 2.30pm and 7.30pm.

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  12. Academy bids provoke different schools of thoughtRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | 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. Governors at Harton Technology College, in South Shields, had been considering seeking approval from central government to convert it into an academy.

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  13. 'Change the law to help sick children' ask parents of tragic CharlieRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | 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. A CHARITY in South Tyneside is calling on the Government for a change in the law to help sick children.

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  14. Poundstretcher staff lost day's A 3,380 takings by gambling it all on red at casinoRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | 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. FOOLISH GAMBLE: Two staff from Poundstretcher in Pallion Retail Park lost the day's takings by betting it all on red at roulette.

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  15. Tributes paid to popular solicitorRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | 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. Bill Peel, from Cleadon, began his legal career completing his articles at South Shields Town Hall, and went on to become a senior partner in one of the town's firms.

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  16. Family gets keys to a happier future at South Shields developmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | 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. Melanie and Craig Atkin have moved into a brand new house on the A 30m Trinity South scheme on South Shields' riverside.

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  17. Drink-driver banned after festive tipple at friend's houseRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | 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. A WOMAN who was involved in a road accident while more than twice the drink-drive limit has been given a motoring ban.

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  18. Residents confused over future of Jarrow flatsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | 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. RESIDENTS who are having to leave their rundown sheltered accommodation in South Tyneside say they have been left confused as new tenants are set to move in.

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  19. Name sought for Aykley Heads fun-run for St Cuthbert's HospiceRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Chronicle Live

    St. Cuthbert's Hospice, of County Durham , will be hoping to attract hundreds of people to the five kilometre course around Aykley Heads this June to raise money for the hospice where runners will be splattered with paint as they pass through the trail. Hannah Bunce from St. Cuthbert's, said: "We're really excited about this event and we're already getting some great ideas on what we should call it."

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  20. Do you know these South Tyneside people? Police want to speak to themRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Chronicle Live

    Police have released 21 CCTV images of people they want to speak to as they investigate crimes in South Tyneside Police have released CCTV images of 21 people they want to speak to in connection with crimes committed in South Tyneside . Officers are asking the public to help identify those pictured, as it's hoped they may have information that can help with officers' inquiries in to the crimes.

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