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WATCH: Ex-policeman hailed a hero after saving neighbour’s life

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Businesses in Whitley Bay who have signed up to North Tyneside Council's 'Safe Places' scheme.

Businesses ensuring shoppers have a safe place in emergency

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Celebrating the launch of Love Your Street are (left to right) Frankie Rusby with her daughter Matilda, Sir James Knott headteacher John Croft, Mayor Norma Redfearn, Wayne Young of North Tyneside Council, and Tricia Mills, resident.

New campaign encourages people to love their streets

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Pupils from Holystone Primary School visit North East BT Local Business.

North Tyneside pupils learn the language of computers

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Popular ice cream kiosk set to return to Whitley Bay

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Temporary measure to close urgent care centre overnight is extended

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Xtreme centre is closer to opening

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London attack: Reaction from North-East politicians

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Mayor Norma Redfearn with staff and customers from Specsavers and the Red Nose Day glasses.

Specsavers store gives its backing to Red Nose Day

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Alan Campbell MP.

Schools need another u-turn

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Roadworks on major roads this week in Northumberland and beyond

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Planned roadworks for the North East

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Passengers have had their say on seating layouts of future Metro trains.

Metro passengers have say on future designs

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Back row (left to right):- Steve Rowell, Jon Croxford, David Cocker. Front:- Richard Johnson, Nigel Featham, Lisa Davies, Nick Knox, Simon Finnie.

Bus company strengthens senior team

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Roadworks on the A1 in Northumberland last year. 
Picture by Jane Coltman

Roadworks on the North East’s trunk roads this week

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Police treating death of Whitley Bay man as murder

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Four arrested after Whitley Bay death

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Gearing up for Operation Checkpoint.

Overnight operation targets countryside crime

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Police launch new Operation targeting active offenders

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North Tyneside pupils learn the language of computers

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Secretary of State for Education Justine Greening. Picture by Richard Ponter

Date announced for the launch of tax-free childcare

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Whitley Bay netballers on target for national final

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Two pupils from Kings Priory School present Lisa Jones, from the NSPCC, with a cheque from their fund-raising efforts.

Kings Priory’s fantastic fund-raising efforts

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Chancellor Philip Hammond

Budget 2017: Calls to tackle schools funding and unleash North East potential

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Whitley Bay apprentice checks in for top hotel awards

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Louise Clark, of Elsee Crafts in Whitley Bay.

Crafting her way from market stall to Whitley Bay shop

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Sterling Pharma Solutions in Dudley, Cramlington celebrating the success of its apprenticeship programme during National Apprenticeship Week with some of their apprentices, CEO Kevin Cook and guests Alan Campbell, MP for Tynemouth, Stan Higgins, CEO for the North East of England Process Industry Cluster (NEPIC) and George Ritchie MBE, Chair of the North East Apprenticeship Ambassador Network (NEAAN). Picture by Jane Coltman

Manufacturer celebrates importance of apprenticeships

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Independent chartered surveyor Alan Walton. Picture by Matt Hale / Time Freezer Photography.

North Shields firm eyes expansion after record year

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Schools need another u-turn

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Secretary of State for Education Justine Greening. Picture by Richard Ponter

Date announced for the launch of tax-free childcare

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Chancellor Philip Hammond departs 11 Downing Street, London, as he heads to the Palace of Westminster for the delivery of the Budget statement. Picture by Victoria Jones/PA Wire

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Alan Campbell MP

Budget is a tricky balance

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Ian Lavery MP, visiting Chantry Middle School in Morpeth to answer questions from students.

Join fight against school funding cut

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River patrols planned as coarse fishing close season starts

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A male hen harrier in flight. Picture by Andy Hay, RSPB Images

Have you spotted one of these birds?

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Many prosecutions as a result of agency’s enforcement actions

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Volunteers and staff from Northumberland Wildlife Trust at Weetslade Country Park.

New facilities at country park

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Nurse is bringing unique treatment to the North East

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Robert Stringer and Steve Hannant who have set up Bay Podiatry in Whitley Bay. Picture by Ian McClelland.

Pair step up to the mark with new business

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Northumbria Healthcare is holding four events for National Apprenticeship Week.

Health trust holding events for Apprenticeship Week

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Service supporting young people rated ‘good’ by CQC

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Ailsa Rutter, director of Fresh.

Fresh re-launches campaign urging smokers to quit

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