Driver arrested after woman, 83, hit by bus in Wallsend

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A BUS driver has been arrested after a collision which left an elderly pedestrian fighting for her life.

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Inmate feared he would die after attack by ex-cellmate

thenorthernecho.co.uk 1, 15m ago

A PRISONER thought he was going to die after being savagely attacked in the shower block by a former cellmate.

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Matfen Hall says sorry and reverses decision to charge couples £10k extra

thenorthernecho.co.uk 5, 26m ago

A LUXURY venue which told couples they must pay £10,000 extra or face their wedding being cancelled has said it will reverse the decision.

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MPs vote to cancel Universal Credit cut - but Johnson may not act

thenorthernecho.co.uk 6, 34m ago

MP’S have backed a motion asking the Government to cancel a planned cut Universal Credit (UC) for millions of families.

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More couples hit out after Matfen Hall tells them to pay £10k or lose venue

thenorthernecho.co.uk 6, 15m ago

MORE couples have shared their "devastation" after their plans were thrown into disarray when they were told to pay a further £10,000.

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Northumbria PCC says youth services are struggling

thenorthernecho.co.uk 7, 35m ago

A NEW report has called on the Government to urgently invest in youth services, if serious about levelling up.

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Go North East cancels DOZENS of services due to driver shortages

thenorthernecho.co.uk 7, 25m ago

A BUS company has been forced to cancel a number of services across the region due to "driver shortages."

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North East schools urge Government for Covid vaccine support

thenorthernecho.co.uk 7, 15m ago

SCHOOL leaders in the region have warned of "unnecessary additional pressures" if the Government does not provide further support in its plan to vaccinate schoolchildren.

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Calls for greater childcare funding

thenorthernecho.co.uk 7, 15m ago

A NORTH-EAST MP has highlighted the importance of good quality accessible childcare during a debate on its funding and affordability

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Vera author Ann Cleeves launches reading for wellbeing project

thenorthernecho.co.uk 7, 22m ago

THE power of reading and stories will be harnessed by a new wellbeing project which was initiated and part-funded by bestselling author Ann Cleeves.

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Former Dame Allan's School student to use her artistic skills to help others

thenorthernecho.co.uk 7, 23m ago

AN ASPIRING artist who fought back from chronic illness to achieve top exam grades and a place at university wants her use her art skills to boost the health and wellbeing of others.

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New firefighter jobs approved at Tyne and Wear Fire and Rescue

thenorthernecho.co.uk 7, 17m ago

FIRE service bosses have backed plans to create more than 50 new jobs – and halted a “completely unacceptable” move to axe one station’s 24-hour staffing.

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Wetherspoon to cut prices by 7.5 per cent at pubs on Thursday

thenorthernecho.co.uk 7, 36m ago

PUB CHAIN WETHERSPOON will cut the price of all food and drinks in its pubs by 7.5 per cent this Thursday.

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Go North East respond as drivers left 'fuming' over latest pay offer

thenorthernecho.co.uk 8, 15m ago

A BUS company has left its drivers "fuming" after it emerged new starters would see their pay increase, despite concerns over pay existing staff.

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No reported sightings of missing man, Carl, since Friday

thenorthernecho.co.uk 9, 15m ago

POLICE searching for a missing man have appealed to the public for information.

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How you can watch Great North Run 2021: times and channel numbers

thenorthernecho.co.uk 9, 15m ago

IT will be all eyes on the region as the Great Run makes its return after two years away later today.

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Go North East extends Newcastle to Durham 21 route to Brandon

thenorthernecho.co.uk 10, 15m ago

A BUS company has extended its Newcastle service to a Durham village - with services running twice an hour.

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Everything you need to know about the spectacular Great North Run 2021

thenorthernecho.co.uk 10, 15m ago

IT'S back, and thousands are expected to descend on the region tomorrow as the Great Run makes its spectacular return.

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Man seriously ill in hospital after North Shields stabbing

thenorthernecho.co.uk 10, 13m ago

A MAN is in hospital with serious inuries after being stabbed in the early hours of this morning.

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Newcastle mattress burning man given suspended jail term

thenorthernecho.co.uk 12, 8m ago

A MATTRESS burning man whose illegal bonfire’s acrid black smoke could be seen for miles has been given a suspended jail term.

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How you can see thunderstorms in the North East on LightningMaps

thenorthernecho.co.uk 12, 33m ago

AN interactive map shows where lightning strikes are occurring as the North East is braced for thunderstorms today.

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Ex-social worker jailed over indecent images

thenorthernecho.co.uk 12, 15m ago

A FORMER social worker has been jailed over possession of indecent images of children, in breach of a Sexual Harm Prevention Order.

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Revealed: Covid pandemic's devastating impact on the North

thenorthernecho.co.uk 13, 14m ago

NORTHERNERS were more likely to die from Covid-19, spent nearly a month and-a-half more in lockdowns, suffered worse mental health and were made poorer than the rest of England during the first year of the pandemic.

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WEATHER WARNING: Thunderstorm and heavy rain expected in North East

thenorthernecho.co.uk 13, 19m ago

FORECASTERS have updated a weather warning for the region with heavy rain and thunderstorms expected later this week.

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Increase in foodbank usage if Universal Credit is cut

thenorthernecho.co.uk 14, 14m ago

UP TO 79,000 people in the North East fear they will be forced to skip meals if cuts to Universal Credit payments are approved.

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CCTV image released after Newcastle attack left man with fractured jaw

thenorthernecho.co.uk 13, 1m ago

DETECTIVES investigating an assault which left a man with a fractured jaw have released an image of a man they would like to speak to.

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Washington: Vehicle seized on suspicion of being involved in fly-tipping

thenorthernecho.co.uk 13, 13m ago

A VAN has been seized on suspicion of being involved in two separate fly-tipping incidents.

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Man enjoyed lucrative trade selling cannabis oil online

thenorthernecho.co.uk 13, 15m ago

A MAN who made cannabis oil (CBD oil) from hemp tea and sold it on eBay was “reckless” as to the potency of the product, a court heard.

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Jordan Pickford ready for England game in Poland

thenorthernecho.co.uk 14, 15m ago

WHAT a difference a year makes. Last autumn, Jordan Pickford found himself fighting for his future with both club and country. His erratic club form, culminating in the challenge that prematurely ended Virgil van Dijk’s season, saw him dropped by then Everton manager Carlo Ancelotti, while Gareth Southgate, his boss at international level, was facing a chorus of calls to leave the Wearsider out of the England team. A career that had featured a series of stellar rises since his breakthrough day

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11 out of 14 North East areas see THOUSANDS of Covid cases

thenorthernecho.co.uk 14, 30m ago

THE region is continuing to see thousands of new Covid cases as Downing Street has today denied any plans for a lockdown next month.

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Sentence adjourned for man who admits Sunderland pub stabbing

thenorthernecho.co.uk 14, 15m ago

THE sentencing of a man who has admitted a pub stabbing has been delayed to enable him to gather testimonials to present to the court.

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When you can see Disney Magic as it sails from North Shields this week

thenorthernecho.co.uk 15, 18m ago

GUARANTEED to turn heads, the spectacular Disney Magic has arrived in the region today – and will return for two more visits later this week.

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North East housing most refugees and asylum seekers in UK

thenorthernecho.co.uk 15, 15m ago

The NORTH of England has housed a disproportionate number of asylum seekers and refugees compared to the rest of the UK, new analysis has found.

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North East facing blood test crisis due to tube shortage

thenorthernecho.co.uk 15, 15m ago

A SHORTAGE of blood test tubes is having a “huge impact” on medical services in the region, doctors have warned.

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What time episode 2 of ITV Vera will air tonight - and how to watch

thenorthernecho.co.uk 16, 15m ago

THE second episode of ITVs Vera will air this evening - as the details of what to expect have been revealed.

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Pet thieves face 7 years in jail under new abduction law

thenorthernecho.co.uk 17, 42m ago

PET abduction will be made a criminal offence under Government plans to crackdown on dognappers.

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Brenda Blethyn suprises beach-goers after filming for ITV Vera in Tynemouth

thenorthernecho.co.uk 17, 15m ago

BEACH-GOERS were left starstruck after stumbling onto the film set of Vera as Brenda Blethyn returned to the region for more filming.

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Bigg Market bouncer's single punch left victim unconscious

thenorthernecho.co.uk 18, 15m ago

THE impact of a single punch has been highlighted by the wife of a victim left with life-changing injuries after a blow delivered by a doorman.

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Man in court over assault outside Greggs on retail park

thenorthernecho.co.uk 18, 15m ago

A MAN has appeared in court accused of delivering a single blow, leaving the victim fighting for his life in hospital.

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Bilsdale transmitter: Services restored amid signal issues

thenorthernecho.co.uk 19, 43m ago

AN UPDATE has been provided for households still affected by a lack of signal after the Bilsdale Mast fire.

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South Shields mum pays tribute after son dies at Roxannes club

thenorthernecho.co.uk 19, 49m ago

A DEVASTATED mother has paid tribute to her son after he tragically died following a fatal assault in South Shields.

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Anna Nicholson made the shot put final at the Tokyo Paralympics

thenorthernecho.co.uk 19, 4m ago

NEWCASTLE'S Anna Nicholson cut a frustrated figure after her first Paralympic final as she missed out on a medal in the F35 shot put final.

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New Covid measures in North East schools introduced

thenorthernecho.co.uk 19, 15m ago

Pupils are returning to the classroom this week to a relaxation of Covid-19 safety measures.

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Audi sought in inquiry into retail park assault

thenorthernecho.co.uk 20, 2m ago

DETECTIVES are appealing for information after a violent daylight assault left a man fighting for his life in hospital.

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Dangerous driver's high-speed police pursuit around Darlington

thenorthernecho.co.uk 20, 15m ago

A DRIVER who reached speeds of 110mph during a police chase has been jailed for eight months.

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How to check whether your car is compatible with E10 petrol

thenorthernecho.co.uk 21, 14m ago

AROUND 600,000 cars could be incompatible as new E10 is introduced across the country's petrol stations from today.

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Force's drugs crackdown ends with dozens of dealers jailed

thenorthernecho.co.uk 20, 15m ago

A THREE-YEAR investigation said to have been a police force’s biggest-ever drugs crackdown has concluded with dozens of drug dealers jailed.

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LNER running extra trains for Great North Run

thenorthernecho.co.uk 20, 34m ago

LONDON North Eastern Railway (LNER) will run an additional six trains to help runners and spectators arrive on Tyneside in good time for the 2021 Great North Run.

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North Shields Fish Quay beer garden to shut after plan fails

thenorthernecho.co.uk 21, 31m ago

A LARGE beer garden on the North Shields Fish Quay will be removed, after councillors refused to let it become a permanent fixture.

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People re-enact scene at Collingwood Monument after ITV Vera makes return

thenorthernecho.co.uk 21, 38m ago

A NORTH EAST monument has become an unlikely star after appearing in the first episode of a brand new series of ITV Vera.

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