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Northern Echo
Win-win for North-East economy with two major sporting fixtures this weekendof play. PUBLIC TRANSPORT Chester-le-Street can be accessed via a number of b
Win-win for North-East economy with two major sporting fixtures this weekend
Northern Echo / Posted 17 hours ago
of play. PUBLIC TRANSPORT Chester-le-Street can be accessed via a number of bus routes such as: • From Newcastle and Gateshead every 10 minutes on Angel services 21 and 22 • From Bishop Auckland and Durham every 30 minutes on Angel service... Read more
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chroniclelive
Gateshead striker agrees terms on a new deal but is another goal hero heading for exit?five-figure bid from Tranmere Rovers has been turned down, the Merseysiders sub
Gateshead striker agrees terms on a new deal but is another goal hero heading for exit?
chroniclelive / Posted 19 hours ago
five-figure bid from Tranmere Rovers has been turned down, the Merseysiders subsequently signing Heed target Andy Cook. Gateshead chairman Richard Bennett said: “The bid from Tranmere was considerably below our valuation of a player who scored... Read more
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The Jewish Press
Orthodox Rabbi Teaching Halakha Beyond the Shulkhan Arukh, Judaism Beyond the Commandmentsand his mother did many years later as well. Cardozo spent the next 12 years s
Orthodox Rabbi Teaching Halakha Beyond the Shulkhan Arukh, Judaism Beyond the Commandments
The Jewish Press / Posted 23 hours ago
and his mother did many years later as well. Cardozo spent the next 12 years studying at various Haredi Yeshivas such as Gateshead, whose dean, Rabbi Aryeh Leib Gurwitz, ordained him as a rabbi. At 21 he married Freyda Gnesin, a young Dutch woman... Read more
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chroniclelive
Why is Newcastle City Council Spider-Man's new nemesis?strike a balance. “Peter has definitely not been banned – but asked to move to
Why is Newcastle City Council Spider-Man's new nemesis?
chroniclelive / Posted yesterday
strike a balance. “Peter has definitely not been banned – but asked to move to another spot.” But Piotr, of Springwell, Gateshead was left bemused by the decision. He said: “I am very disappointed, people like watching me. Other people are... Read more
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Northern Daily Leader
Polding makes semis after nailbiterdefence in the low-scoring match, before Polding pulled away in the final quart
Polding makes semis after nailbiter
Northern Daily Leader / Posted yesterday
defence in the low-scoring match, before Polding pulled away in the final quarter to run out winners 23-16. St Paul’s Gateshead sharp shooter Saffron Shiels was on fire from the line, nailing five from six penalty shots in the final minutes to... Read more
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chroniclelive
Cost of care for vulnerable adults in Gateshead could be set to soarIt is proposed to reduce the standard rate of DRE allowance from £20.60 per wee
Cost of care for vulnerable adults in Gateshead could be set to soar
chroniclelive / Posted yesterday
It is proposed to reduce the standard rate of DRE allowance from £20.60 per week to £15 per week. The proposal agreed by Gateshead’s cabinet stated: “Gateshead Council adult social care provides a range of services for vulnerable people but is... Read more
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chroniclelive
Thousands back petition over introduction of bus lane fines across GatesheadA new civil bus lane enforcement policy agreed by Gateshead Council’s cabinet o
Thousands back petition over introduction of bus lane fines across Gateshead
chroniclelive / Posted yesterday
A new civil bus lane enforcement policy agreed by Gateshead Council’s cabinet on Tuesday could see £60 fines introduced for anyone driving in bus lanes from November 1 with the exception of buses and hackney carriages. The idea has drawn much... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Dad scoops £1million on scratchcard just days before birth of his new sonwill also be high up on the shopping list. “This win just provides us with so
Dad scoops £1million on scratchcard just days before birth of his new son
Daily Mirror / Posted yesterday
will also be high up on the shopping list. “This win just provides us with so many options. It gives us choices, choices we could only have ever dreamt of having.” Kenny bought his £5 20X Cash scratchcard from Sainsburys in Team Valley, Gates... Read more
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chroniclelive
Firefighters battle Swing Bridge blazeafter sharp-eyed passers by spotted the blaze. Firefighters tackle the blaze o
Firefighters battle Swing Bridge blaze
chroniclelive / Posted yesterday
after sharp-eyed passers by spotted the blaze. Firefighters tackle the blaze on the Swing Bridge between Newcastle and Gateshead Thomas Elliott phoned 999 when he saw flames coming from the pontoon next to the Swing Bridge. He said: “I was... Read more
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chroniclelive
Jury urged to find two women, on trial accused of murdering a toddler, guiltyof Trelfa’s two-year old son Liam Fee and had “covered up” his injuries. The w
Jury urged to find two women, on trial accused of murdering a toddler, guilty
chroniclelive / Posted yesterday
of Trelfa’s two-year old son Liam Fee and had “covered up” his injuries. The women, who had been living in Ryton, Gateshead, deny murdering Liam at a house near Glenrothes in Fife by repeatedly inflicting “blunt force trauma” to his head... Read more
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Northern Echo
Do you share a birthday with Her Majesty?celebratory concert with us.” The day after the concert, the public are invite
Do you share a birthday with Her Majesty?
Northern Echo / Posted yesterday
celebratory concert with us.” The day after the concert, the public are invited to a celebration on the Newcastle and Gateshead quaysides, with military parades, performances, including the Reme Pipe Band and a mini-flotilla on the Tyne... Read more
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Newcastle United FC
Meet Newcastle's New ScholarsSpence Community High School student and his dad, David, played ice hockey for
Meet Newcastle's New Scholars
Newcastle United FC / Posted yesterday
Spence Community High School student and his dad, David, played ice hockey for Great Britain. Jack Robson - forward The Gateshead-based frontman attended Whickham School. He's yet to feature at under-18 level but has been a prolific scorer for... Read more
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Shropshire Star
Lottery winner's seven-seater people carrier just 'what I need' for big family « Shropshire StarAshton had dreamt of winning the Lottery and picked a £5 scratchcard from a Sai
Lottery winner's seven-seater people carrier just 'what I need' for big family « Shropshire Star
Shropshire Star / Posted yesterday
Ashton had dreamt of winning the Lottery and picked a £5 scratchcard from a Sainsbury's supermarket in Team Valley, Gateshead, on Friday which caught his eye. At first he thought he had won £5 before he finally realised it was much... Read more
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chroniclelive
Swing Bridge fire LIVE: Updates as smoke billows from pontoon next to River Tyne bridgethe pontoon near to the Swing Bridge. Photos from the bridge, which stretches
Swing Bridge fire LIVE: Updates as smoke billows from pontoon next to River Tyne bridge
chroniclelive / Posted yesterday
the pontoon near to the Swing Bridge. Photos from the bridge, which stretches across the River Tyne between Newcastle and Gateshead, show a fire service boat in attendance. Our reporters and photographers are heading to the scene and we’ll have... Read more
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Northern Echo
Lottery winner's seven-seater people carrier just 'what I need' for big familyAshton had dreamt of winning the Lottery and picked a £5 scratchcard from a Sai
Lottery winner's seven-seater people carrier just 'what I need' for big family
Northern Echo / Posted yesterday
Ashton had dreamt of winning the Lottery and picked a £5 scratchcard from a Sainsbury's supermarket in Team Valley, Gateshead, on Friday which caught his eye. At first he thought he had won £5 before he finally realised it was much... Read more
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West Moreland Gazette
Lottery winner's seven-seater people carrier just 'what I need' for big familyAshton had dreamt of winning the Lottery and picked a £5 scratchcard from a Sai
Lottery winner's seven-seater people carrier just 'what I need' for big family
West Moreland Gazette / Posted yesterday
Ashton had dreamt of winning the Lottery and picked a £5 scratchcard from a Sainsbury's supermarket in Team Valley, Gateshead, on Friday which caught his eye. At first he thought he had won £5 before he finally realised it was much... Read more
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chroniclelive
What does a dad of five buy after scooping £1m lottery win?Ashton had dreamt of winning the Lottery and picked a £5 scratchcard from a Sai
What does a dad of five buy after scooping £1m lottery win?
chroniclelive / Posted yesterday
Ashton had dreamt of winning the Lottery and picked a £5 scratchcard from a Sainsbury’s supermarket in Team Valley, Gateshead, on Friday which caught his eye. At first he thought he had won £5 before he finally realised it was much... Read more
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Kingston Guardian
Lottery winner's seven-seater people carrier just 'what I need' for big familyAshton had dreamt of winning the Lottery and picked a £5 scratchcard from a Sai
Lottery winner's seven-seater people carrier just 'what I need' for big family
Kingston Guardian / Posted yesterday
Ashton had dreamt of winning the Lottery and picked a £5 scratchcard from a Sainsbury's supermarket in Team Valley, Gateshead, on Friday which caught his eye. At first he thought he had won £5 before he finally realised it was much... Read more
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Oxford Mail
Lottery winner's seven-seater people carrier just 'what I need' for big familyAshton had dreamt of winning the Lottery and picked a £5 scratchcard from a Sai
Lottery winner's seven-seater people carrier just 'what I need' for big family
Oxford Mail / Posted yesterday
Ashton had dreamt of winning the Lottery and picked a £5 scratchcard from a Sainsbury's supermarket in Team Valley, Gateshead, on Friday which caught his eye. At first he thought he had won £5 before he finally realised it was much... Read more
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Streatham Guardian
Lottery winner's seven-seater people carrier just 'what I need' for big familyAshton had dreamt of winning the Lottery and picked a £5 scratchcard from a Sai
Lottery winner's seven-seater people carrier just 'what I need' for big family
Streatham Guardian / Posted yesterday
Ashton had dreamt of winning the Lottery and picked a £5 scratchcard from a Sainsbury's supermarket in Team Valley, Gateshead, on Friday which caught his eye. At first he thought he had won £5 before he finally realised it was much... Read more
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Bury Times
Lottery winner's seven-seater people carrier just 'what I need' for big familyAshton had dreamt of winning the Lottery and picked a £5 scratchcard from a Sai
Lottery winner's seven-seater people carrier just 'what I need' for big family
Bury Times / Posted yesterday
Ashton had dreamt of winning the Lottery and picked a £5 scratchcard from a Sainsbury's supermarket in Team Valley, Gateshead, on Friday which caught his eye. At first he thought he had won £5 before he finally realised it was much... Read more
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Gazette
Lottery winner's seven-seater people carrier just 'what I need' for big familyAshton had dreamt of winning the Lottery and picked a £5 scratchcard from a Sai
Lottery winner's seven-seater people carrier just 'what I need' for big family
Gazette / Posted yesterday
Ashton had dreamt of winning the Lottery and picked a £5 scratchcard from a Sainsbury's supermarket in Team Valley, Gateshead, on Friday which caught his eye. At first he thought he had won £5 before he finally realised it was much... Read more
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guardian-series
Lottery winner's seven-seater people carrier just 'what I need' for big familyAshton had dreamt of winning the Lottery and picked a £5 scratchcard from a Sai
Lottery winner's seven-seater people carrier just 'what I need' for big family
guardian-series / Posted yesterday
Ashton had dreamt of winning the Lottery and picked a £5 scratchcard from a Sainsbury's supermarket in Team Valley, Gateshead, on Friday which caught his eye. At first he thought he had won £5 before he finally realised it was much... Read more
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Harrow Times
Lottery winner's seven-seater people carrier just 'what I need' for big familyAshton had dreamt of winning the Lottery and picked a £5 scratchcard from a Sai
Lottery winner's seven-seater people carrier just 'what I need' for big family
Harrow Times / Posted yesterday
Ashton had dreamt of winning the Lottery and picked a £5 scratchcard from a Sainsbury's supermarket in Team Valley, Gateshead, on Friday which caught his eye. At first he thought he had won £5 before he finally realised it was much... Read more
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This is West Country
Lottery winner's seven-seater people carrier just 'what I need' for big familyAshton had dreamt of winning the Lottery and picked a £5 scratchcard from a Sai
Lottery winner's seven-seater people carrier just 'what I need' for big family
This is West Country / Posted yesterday
Ashton had dreamt of winning the Lottery and picked a £5 scratchcard from a Sainsbury's supermarket in Team Valley, Gateshead, on Friday which caught his eye. At first he thought he had won £5 before he finally realised it was much... Read more
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Gazette News
Lottery winner's seven-seater people carrier just 'what I need' for big familyAshton had dreamt of winning the Lottery and picked a £5 scratchcard from a Sai
Lottery winner's seven-seater people carrier just 'what I need' for big family
Gazette News / Posted yesterday
Ashton had dreamt of winning the Lottery and picked a £5 scratchcard from a Sainsbury's supermarket in Team Valley, Gateshead, on Friday which caught his eye. At first he thought he had won £5 before he finally realised it was much... Read more
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Bolton News
Lottery winner's seven-seater people carrier just 'what I need' for big familyAshton had dreamt of winning the Lottery and picked a £5 scratchcard from a Sai
Lottery winner's seven-seater people carrier just 'what I need' for big family
Bolton News / Posted yesterday
Ashton had dreamt of winning the Lottery and picked a £5 scratchcard from a Sainsbury's supermarket in Team Valley, Gateshead, on Friday which caught his eye. At first he thought he had won £5 before he finally realised it was much... Read more
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Wandsworth Guardian
Lottery winner's seven-seater people carrier just 'what I need' for big familyAshton had dreamt of winning the Lottery and picked a £5 scratchcard from a Sai
Lottery winner's seven-seater people carrier just 'what I need' for big family
Wandsworth Guardian / Posted yesterday
Ashton had dreamt of winning the Lottery and picked a £5 scratchcard from a Sainsbury's supermarket in Team Valley, Gateshead, on Friday which caught his eye. At first he thought he had won £5 before he finally realised it was much... Read more
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St Albans & Harpenden Review
Lottery winner's seven-seater people carrier just 'what I need' for big familyAshton had dreamt of winning the Lottery and picked a £5 scratchcard from a Sai
Lottery winner's seven-seater people carrier just 'what I need' for big family
St Albans & Harpenden Review / Posted yesterday
Ashton had dreamt of winning the Lottery and picked a £5 scratchcard from a Sainsbury's supermarket in Team Valley, Gateshead, on Friday which caught his eye. At first he thought he had won £5 before he finally realised it was much... Read more
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Croydon Guardian
Lottery winner's seven-seater people carrier just 'what I need' for big familyAshton had dreamt of winning the Lottery and picked a £5 scratchcard from a Sai
Lottery winner's seven-seater people carrier just 'what I need' for big family
Croydon Guardian / Posted yesterday
Ashton had dreamt of winning the Lottery and picked a £5 scratchcard from a Sainsbury's supermarket in Team Valley, Gateshead, on Friday which caught his eye. At first he thought he had won £5 before he finally realised it was much... Read more
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chroniclelive
New top boss for failing children's services after £16m investmentpreviously headteacher of Highfield Primary School in Sunderland which was rate
New top boss for failing children's services after £16m investment
chroniclelive / Posted 2 days ago
previously headteacher of Highfield Primary School in Sunderland which was rated outstanding by Ofsted, Debra joins from Gateshead Council and Suzanne from North Yorkshire County Council both of which have been rated good by Ofsted. A report set... Read more
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chroniclelive
David 'Noddy' Rice murder 10 years on: 'We will find fugitive' vows crime-fighting charitythe UK to face trial for his alleged crime.” Foster is believed to have recrui
David 'Noddy' Rice murder 10 years on: 'We will find fugitive' vows crime-fighting charity
chroniclelive / Posted 2 days ago
the UK to face trial for his alleged crime.” Foster is believed to have recruited associate Steven Bevens, 39, of Birtley, Gateshead, to go with him to the murder scene. But detectives believe it was Foster himself who fired the fatal shots,... Read more
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chroniclelive
Temporary traffic lights have been causing delays on the Felling bypass: why are they there?Council, which is responsible for traffic signals in the area, said: “Our Regio
Temporary traffic lights have been causing delays on the Felling bypass: why are they there?
chroniclelive / Posted 2 days ago
Council, which is responsible for traffic signals in the area, said: “Our Regional Traffic Signals Group are working with Gateshead Council to remedy the situation at the A184 – Albany Road junction. “The traffic signal controller failed on... Read more
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chroniclelive
Gateshead FC sign former Hartlepool midfielder as Neil Aspin rebuilds his squadspent the last two seasons at Brunton Park, playing 55 games before being one o
Gateshead FC sign former Hartlepool midfielder as Neil Aspin rebuilds his squad
chroniclelive / Posted 2 days ago
spent the last two seasons at Brunton Park, playing 55 games before being one of 10 players released this month. Gateshead boss Neil Aspin has tracked the Teessiders’ career since they were both briefly together at Hartlepool. “I first... Read more
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The News and Star
Cumbria stages its first IBFA bodybuilding qualifierall over the country as well as locally. It’s a great event for us to be repres
Cumbria stages its first IBFA bodybuilding qualifier
The News and Star / Posted 2 days ago
all over the country as well as locally. It’s a great event for us to be representing the north because the final is in Gateshead.” About 300 people packed out the Greenhill Hotel at Wigton for the Mr and Miss Cumbria event yesterday and the... Read more
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chroniclelive
Bensham shopkeeper fined for selling fake vodkafact 23.3% ABV. He was also convicted of selling a product for less than the c
Bensham shopkeeper fined for selling fake vodka
chroniclelive / Posted 3 days ago
fact 23.3% ABV. He was also convicted of selling a product for less than the cost of the duty and VAT payable on it. At Gateshead Magistrates’ Court, Ghafoor was fined a total of £3,200, was ordered to pay costs of £1,331 and was required to pay... Read more
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West Cumberland Times & Star
Cumbria stages its first IBFA bodybuilding qualifierall over the country as well as locally. It’s a great event for us to be repres
Cumbria stages its first IBFA bodybuilding qualifier
West Cumberland Times & Star / Posted 3 days ago
all over the country as well as locally. It’s a great event for us to be representing the north because the final is in Gateshead.” About 300 people packed out the Greenhill Hotel at Wigton for the Mr and Miss Cumbria event yesterday and the... Read more
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chroniclelive
Why Morpeth Town hero Chris Swailes knew it was their turn for FA Vase glory at WembleyBridlington Town substitute. “I’ve known the guy since he we played as under-1
Why Morpeth Town hero Chris Swailes knew it was their turn for FA Vase glory at Wembley
chroniclelive / Posted 3 days ago
Bridlington Town substitute. “I’ve known the guy since he we played as under-15s, I’ve coached with him at Newcastle and Gateshead College and he’s a person that you can’t speak highly enough,” his co-manager Nicky Gray, also 45, said proudly. “I... Read more
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chroniclelive
First look at plans for 529 homes at Kenton Bank Footof a wider scheme, known as the One Core Strategy or Local Plan. The plan will
First look at plans for 529 homes at Kenton Bank Foot
chroniclelive / Posted 3 days ago
of a wider scheme, known as the One Core Strategy or Local Plan. The plan will guide development in both Newcastle and Gateshead to 2030 and beyond, and includes provision for 22,000 expected new jobs. It was one of the first joint plans to... Read more
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chroniclelive
How FA Vase hero overcame heart surgery to lift trophy at Wembleybeen represented at the last seven Vase finals, winning six. As a result, Swail
How FA Vase hero overcame heart surgery to lift trophy at Wembley
chroniclelive / Posted 3 days ago
been represented at the last seven Vase finals, winning six. As a result, Swailes is one of five players with final experience. • Swailes has his coach badges and has worked at Newcastle United’s academy, and at East Durham and Gateshead Col... Read more
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chroniclelive
A look at FA Cup singer Karen Harding's rise to fameUK title, winning a once-in-a-lifetime trip to her mother’s home country. Kare
A look at FA Cup singer Karen Harding's rise to fame
chroniclelive / Posted 3 days ago
UK title, winning a once-in-a-lifetime trip to her mother’s home country. Karen was first spotted at The Sage Gateshead, when she won the North East Anti-Bullying Alliance Song Competition in 2006, performing an original song. In 2008... Read more
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chroniclelive
North East's £3.4bn devolution deal moves step closera period of months to work out the real detail of what a mayoral combined autho
North East's £3.4bn devolution deal moves step closer
chroniclelive / Posted 4 days ago
a period of months to work out the real detail of what a mayoral combined authority means. At any point in that process Gateshead can actually come back to the table.” The agreement will guarantee £30m a year for the region to spend – in... Read more
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chroniclelive
£60m road improvement plan for SunderlandWear crossing started last year. When complete the suspension bridge will be tw
£60m road improvement plan for Sunderland
chroniclelive / Posted 4 days ago
Wear crossing started last year. When complete the suspension bridge will be twice the height of the Millennium Bridge in Gateshead, and will connect Pallion and Castletown. Dualling the road has been identified as a key project for the region by... Read more
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chroniclelive
Gateshead Council leader Mick Henry has stepped down, but what is his legacy?own destiny.” And that is exactly what they did. The vision of its leaders wa
Gateshead Council leader Mick Henry has stepped down, but what is his legacy?
chroniclelive / Posted 4 days ago
own destiny.” And that is exactly what they did. The vision of its leaders was brought into reality with cold hard cash. Gateshead became an expert at bidding and secured hundreds of millions of pounds to finance multiple projects. Coun Henry... Read more
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Reading Evening Post
Six strikers Reading FC could sign to bolster their attackjourney to the Football League after starting his career at Gretna and moving t
Six strikers Reading FC could sign to bolster their attack
Reading Evening Post / Posted 4 days ago
journey to the Football League after starting his career at Gretna and moving through Newcastle Blue Star and Gateshead before arriving at Huddersfield Town in 2009. He has non-league pedigree (see: Jamie Vardy) and did well at... Read more
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Northern Echo
Missing Gateshead 13-old last seen at Stanley house party found safe and wellwho has had not been seen since leaving a house party in Stanley, County Durham
Missing Gateshead 13-old last seen at Stanley house party found safe and well
Northern Echo / Posted 5 days ago
who has had not been seen since leaving a house party in Stanley, County Durham, has been found safe and well. The Gateshead teenager had last been seen leaving the party at 10pm last night (Friday, May 20) and didn't return for a taxi home... Read more
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Northern Echo
Police concerned for missing Ebony Finley, 13, last seen at Stanley house partybeen seen since leaving a house party in Stanley, County Durham, last night (Fr
Police concerned for missing Ebony Finley, 13, last seen at Stanley house party
Northern Echo / Posted 5 days ago
been seen since leaving a house party in Stanley, County Durham, last night (Friday, May 20). Ebony Finley, who is from Gateshead, was last seen leaving the party at 10pm and didn't return for a taxi home as previously arranged with... Read more
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chroniclelive
Watch cheeky Lib Dems present Gateshead Council leader with a chocolate cake warningCoun Gannon replaced Gateshead’s longest serving council leader Mick Henry on F
Watch cheeky Lib Dems present Gateshead Council leader with a chocolate cake warning
chroniclelive / Posted 5 days ago
Coun Gannon replaced Gateshead’s longest serving council leader Mick Henry on Friday. Dr Wallace said the cake was baked with a hole in the middle to represent the gap formed by Gateshead in the middle of a devolved North East. Gateshead Council... Read more
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chroniclelive
Gateshead Council's new leader served up chocolate coated devolution warningGateshead Council’s incoming leader has been served a stark devolution warning
Gateshead Council's new leader served up chocolate coated devolution warning
chroniclelive / Posted 5 days ago
Gateshead Council’s incoming leader has been served a stark devolution warning – in the form of a chocolate banana cake. On Friday Gateshead’s longest serving council leader Mick Henry made way for his former deputy Councillor Martin Gannon. Dr... Read more
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chroniclelive
What Gateshead FC chairman Richard Bennett makes of new Football League proposalsimpact of the changes, which are just proposals for discussion at the moment, w
What Gateshead FC chairman Richard Bennett makes of new Football League proposals
chroniclelive / Posted 5 days ago
impact of the changes, which are just proposals for discussion at the moment, would impact across the football pyramid. Gateshead have finished in the top 10 of the Conference Premier, now the National League, in four of the last five... Read more
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