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Fishermen memorial appeal nets two more grants

An appeal to create a lasting memorial to fishermen is two-thirds of its way towards its target.

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One of the rarest of Britains Figures, The Village Idiot, to go under the hammer.

Rare Village Idiot to go up for auction

A rare figurine is set to go under the hammer.

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Planned roadworks for the North East

Planned roadworks for the North East

Highways England has a number of planned roadworks in the North East over the coming week.

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Edith Cavell

Unravelling tales about Edith

Probably the most famous nurse in history is the Lady with the Lamp … Florence Nightingale. Tending the wounded and the dying from the Crimea War her story is known by generations of schoolchildren.

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WBBC chairman Rob Nixon, back left, and the lads from the Under 12 Blues team at Depaul in Whitley Bay.

Footballers help ensure a warmer winter for charity

Young footballers have ensured homeless and vulnerable people have stayed warm this winter.

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Blue Reef Aquarium kids with clipboards. Picture by Simon Burt.

New ‘eco tour’ launched by aquarium

A visitor attraction has launched a new ‘eco tour’ workshop for students.

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TyneMet student Alex Wise set to compete in the European Championships with the GB Archery Squad.

European Championships in sight for Alex

A student is on target to represent his country at European Championships later this year.

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North Shields Poly Under 15s Josh Collinson, Mark Nash and Tom Sursham.

Young runners put in a strong performance

Young athletes overcame brutal conditions to put in strong performances at national championships.

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Thousands of items donated to annual sale

Thousands of items have been donated to a fund-raising sale.

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Sunrise at Cullercoats Bay. Picture by John Stephenson

Golden sunrise over Cullercoats Bay

This Cullercoats photograph was submitted by John Stephenson for the IRON in the Soul Festival around Cullercoats seafront on June 8 to 11. The best photos submitted will be included in the 10,000 print-run brochure, available early April.

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Staff at Yorkshire Building Society launch End Youth Homelessness charity collection. Pictured is Safeena Shafiq. Picture by John Clifton.

Helping to tackle youth homelessness

A building society is aiming to play a role in reducing the number of young people sleeping rough.

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Whitley Bay High School at the North East regional final of Coca-Cola European Partners Real Business Challenge. Picture by Matt Stephens/Solent News

Students impress with advert for Special Olympics

Students are enjoying the sweet taste of success.

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The new inflatable at the Lakeside Centre.

Half term fun aims to make a splash

Leisure centres are set to make a splash this February half-term as part of a host of activities taking place for youngsters.

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Delegate training at AISs state-of-the-art centre. Picture by Critical Tortoise.

Company opens second skills centre in Scotland

A North Shields-based firm has opened its second skills centre in Scotland.

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Scrutiny process looking for residents’ suggestions

Residents are being invited to submit issues which they feel should be scrutinised.

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Latest from Northumbria Police.

Robbers steal cash from Wallsend pub

Cash was stolen during a raid on a Wallsend pub.

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Knife-wielding robber steals cash from store

Staff were threatened by a knife-wielding man during a shop robbery.

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Hannah Warburton visiting Scott House with her family.

Inspirational Hannah is helping other children

An inspirational schoolgirl is helping to make a difference to sick children and their families.

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The great NHS gamble: what you need to know about the crisis facing England’s NHS

The great NHS gamble: what you need to know about the crisis facing England’s NHS

Government and National Health Service bosses must plug a multi-billion pound funding gap in the NHS budget.

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The former Whitley Bay police station in Laburnum Avenue.

Former police station on the market for £500,000

A former police station in the heart of a town centre has gone up for sale for £500,000.

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