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Firearm spotted during disturbance in Wallsend

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Mark Costigan, whose SergeantClip has been snapped up by leading companies.

Major international firms snap up device

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Cheque presented to crew members Ben Bradshaw (left) and Marc Pattinson. Kate Dyson third from left. Picture by Michael Scott/RNLI

Calendar Girls’ year-round fund-raising idea lifeboat crew

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Members of the Barrier Electrical division, left to right, Matt Gibbard, Jason Hamilton, Jake Alderson, Simon Bowery, Steven Lee. Picture by Neil Denham.

Wallsend firm on track for success

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Motorists warned of latest roadwork schemes

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Shipping loses threat to war

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Darren packs a punch in first professional win

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Connie Barber with fellow Head of Fun at intu Metrocentre Ben Osborne. Picture by Kevin Gibson Photography.

Connie looking to bring fun to Metrocentre

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Charles Southam, who uses Headway Tyneside.

Cross Tyne brain injury charities merge to boost support

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Planned roadworks in the North East

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Routes to avoid next week

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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Day of action to tackle rogue traders

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Davey Hope

Drink-driver jailed for causing death of much-loved husband

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The scene of the fire in Whitley Bay this morning. Picture by David Sedgwick

Police treating Whitley Bay fire as suspicious; man arrested

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Youngsters taking part in the safety session at Marine Park First School.

Police help Whitley Bay youngsters stay safe

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School reaches out its support to disabled children in Africa

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Youngsters taking part in the safety session at Marine Park First School.

Police help Whitley Bay youngsters stay safe

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TyneMet students Aaron Armstrong and Liam Surtees, with David Simm of ScanTime Engineering.

College teams up with business to boost engineering training

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

Date announced for the launch of tax-free childcare

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Major international firms snap up device

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Members of the Barrier Electrical division, left to right, Matt Gibbard, Jason Hamilton, Jake Alderson, Simon Bowery, Steven Lee. Picture by Neil Denham.

Wallsend firm on track for success

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2020 Vision has been recognised as Outstanding Security Installer at the UKs inaugural Outstanding Security Professional Awards (OSPAs). Picture by Mike Norman/Maxim Photo.

Security firm lands top award

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Fuda International Trading Company Limited, in North Shields, which has ceased trading with the loss of 122 jobs. Picture courtesy of Google Maps.

Over 100 jobs lost as North Shields business closes its doors

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Conservative politician David Davis with Tynemouth constituency candidate Nick Varley in North Shields.
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Tory MP David Davis says Party is improving local economy

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ELECTION 2017: Labour quizzed on costing of manifesto promises

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TV news coverage of the 2017 election isn’t giving you the full picture – especially about Jeremy Corbyn

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ELECTION 2017 - Fact Check: are fewer people switching gas or electricity company?

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Five of the strangest things in our drains

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Crackdown on illegal fishing

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The close season for coarse fishing on rivers starts tomorrow.

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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Public asked to think carefully about using GP services after cyber attack

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The Northumbria Hospital at Cramlington.

Region’s NHS reassures public following cyber attack

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The National Crime Agency has issued a warning about heroin mixed with fentanyl and carfentanyl.

Warning to drug users over dangerous heroin mix

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Annie Laverty, director of patient experience at Northumbria Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust. Picture by Will Walker/North News & Pictures.

Health officials to pass on expertise to help other trusts

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Chris Gray, medical director for NHS England Cumbria and the North East.

Health chiefs urge people to use right services at Easter

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