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Find out which North East NHS Trusts have the worst A&E waiting timesin Newcastle were seen within four hours, while the figure dropped to 94.1% in
chroniclelive / Posted 10 minutes ago
in Newcastle were seen within four hours, while the figure dropped to 94.1% in Sunderland.Sunderland Royal hospital (Image: Newcastle Chronicle) A spokeswoman for Newcastle upon Tyne NHS Trust, which is ranked outstanding by the Care Quality... Read more
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Liverpool Echo
Win a pair of VIP tickets to the star-studded Pride of Britain AwardsThe Teesside Gazette, Coventry Telegraph, Liverpool Echo, Birmingham Mail,​ ​So
Liverpool Echo / Posted 5 hours ago
The Teesside Gazette, Coventry Telegraph, Liverpool Echo, Birmingham Mail,​ ​South Wales Echo, Huddersfield Examiner, The Newcastle Chronicle, Manchester Evening News, Paisley Daily Express​ ​and the Daily Post (Wales). 5) One winner will be... Read more
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chroniclelive
Anger as housing development leaves rubble and diggers towering over homesbut they are not doing that.”Helen Haynes-Wynee of Acomb who says a housing dev
chroniclelive / Posted 11 hours ago
but they are not doing that.”Helen Haynes-Wynee of Acomb who says a housing development has ruined her home (Image: newcastle chronicle) Ms Hayes-Wynne said the installation of steel pipes, the fence and raising the ground level had... Read more
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How mobile phones have become the fingerprints of the future for cyber copscriminals could hide from his tech-savvy team.Jerry Hewitt, Digital Forensic Un
chroniclelive / Posted 12 hours ago
criminals could hide from his tech-savvy team.Jerry Hewitt, Digital Forensic Unit Manager at Northumbria Police (Image: Newcastle Chronicle) Jerry Hewitt said: “When people have tried to hide stuff our team is very good at finding it. We can... Read more
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Storm turns sky red for couple’s amazing wedding photos– so striking Colette Cooper - Bride “We had absolutely no idea it was going
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– so striking Colette Cooper - Bride “We had absolutely no idea it was going to be like that,” Mrs Cooper, 33, told the Newcastle Chronicle. “I’d been keeping a check on the forecast and it looked like it was going to be a bit cloudy and then... Read more
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Former Sunderland mill could be demolished for housing developmentout and an agreement has been reached to fit 10 bat boxes on the site.Sunderlan
chroniclelive / Posted 16 hours ago
out and an agreement has been reached to fit 10 bat boxes on the site.Sunderland Paper Mill, Ocean Road East (Image: Newcastle Chronicle) In a Building Recording Report carried out by ELG Heritage it says the site has become a target for... Read more
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Sunderland fans just want to see better football, this season has not been good enoughbut to be honest, had they been winning games it might not matter.Sunderland fa
chroniclelive / Posted 18 hours ago
but to be honest, had they been winning games it might not matter.Sunderland fans during the defeat to Cardiff (Image: newcastle chronicle) “Most people would probably still go to the games and not much would be said about that if the... Read more
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chroniclelive
A night out in Newcastle in October 1972and David Bowie with John I’m Only Dancing.A night out in Newcastle city centre
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and David Bowie with John I’m Only Dancing.A night out in Newcastle city centre, Sunday, October 22, 1972 (Image: Newcastle Chronicle) In the grown-ups’ world, Access credit cards were introduced this week, and the Cod War has hotting up... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Newcastle takeover edging closer after latest revelation- and the group are now looking through the accounts of the club to if a purcha
Daily Mirror / Posted 20 hours ago
- and the group are now looking through the accounts of the club to if a purchase is viable in their eyes, reports the Newcastle Chronicle. However, Mike Ashley's lawyer Andrew Henderson says that Staveley is not alone in the race to own... Read more
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chroniclelive
Accused in court after alleged attempted robbery at Scotswood newsagentsEast Northumberand Court heard nothing was taken during the alleged incident.Be
chroniclelive / Posted 21 hours ago
East Northumberand Court heard nothing was taken during the alleged incident.Bedlington Magistrates' Court (Image: Newcastle Chronicle) Police later arrested Burns, of Meadowdale Crescent, Cowgate, Newcastle, and charged him with one count... Read more
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Inspectors see 'call bells going unaswered' at under-staffed care homeand scalding. This inspection examined those risks.”A general view of Wordswort
chroniclelive / Posted 21 hours ago
and scalding. This inspection examined those risks.”A general view of Wordsworth House, Clayton Road, Newcastle (Image: Newcastle Chronicle) It found the registered provider had breached regulations in relation to safe care and treatment,... Read more
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chroniclelive
Homeless Newcastle teen shares his stunning musicthough he’s more used to it, he says it’s still a million miles away from a saf
chroniclelive / Posted 21 hours ago
though he’s more used to it, he says it’s still a million miles away from a safe, secure home.Busker Robbie Crown (Image: newcastle chronicle) He said: “If you’ve never lived in a hostel before, you don’t know what it’s like. It’s not a nice... Read more
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Childcare costs in North East rise nearly four times faster than wagessupport for one-year-olds until government assistance kicks in at age two.”TUC
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support for one-year-olds until government assistance kicks in at age two.”TUC Regional Secretary Beth Farhat (Image: Newcastle Chronicle) Its research in the North East revealed: * A single parent working full-time with a one-year-old in... Read more
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Newcastle United vs Crystal Palace: 10 factscareer of Newcastle United midfielder Tony Green was ended by a horror tackle a
chroniclelive / Posted yesterday
career of Newcastle United midfielder Tony Green was ended by a horror tackle at Crystal Palace in September 1972 (Image: Newcastle Chronicle) Today, it’s an injury that can be routinely treated, but Mel Blyth’s tackle that day ended Green’s... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Move over Karren Brady, there's a new First Lady of football in Toonby the bank worth £7billion. Her firm was said to have pocketed around £30milli
Daily Mirror / Posted yesterday
by the bank worth £7billion. Her firm was said to have pocketed around £30million.At St James' Park with Mehrdad (Image: Newcastle Chronicle) But it hasn’t been all business since that infamous royal “No”. Despite once saying, “Whoever marries... Read more
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chroniclelive
Latest crime figures reveal what crooks have been up to in our areaand we have been particularly proactive in increasing confidence in the reporti
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and we have been particularly proactive in increasing confidence in the reporting of sexual offences.Winton Keenen (Image: Newcastle Chronicle) “It is therefore very encouraging that more women and men have the confidence to report in particular... Read more
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'There are places up for grabs' - Gateshead manager Steve Watson on his selection headachebut under-achieving, Eastleigh on Saturday in Hampshire.Steve Watson unveiled a
chroniclelive / Posted yesterday
but under-achieving, Eastleigh on Saturday in Hampshire.Steve Watson unveiled as the new Gateshead manager (Image: Newcastle Chronicle) The Spitfires can’t afford to lose against Gateshead, a game they need to win to get the fans back on... Read more
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Metro boss issues starkest warning yet to passengerssince the start of the year about replacing the 40-year-old fleet of trains.A p
chroniclelive / Posted yesterday
since the start of the year about replacing the 40-year-old fleet of trains.A passenger boarding a Metro train (Image: Newcastle Chronicle) But while the Government says it accepts the need to replace the fleet, there is still no decision... Read more
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Cyber cops fighting a new breed of 'highly intelligent' criminalsWe are definitely getting a new type of criminal.”Northumbria Police Digital Fo
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We are definitely getting a new type of criminal.”Northumbria Police Digital Forensic Unit at Byker Police Station (Image: Newcastle Chronicle) And the cell block has been converted into an ultra secure evidence storage space, with hard-drives and... Read more
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'Bubble' boy Jac Sheldon donates gifts to hospital which saved his lifewhen he first got ill for days away but had to knock that on the head when it c
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when he first got ill for days away but had to knock that on the head when it came back.Jac Sheldon with his family (Image: Newcastle Chronicle) “After being told he could go home he took £500 out of the account and spent it on toys for the other... Read more
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chroniclelive
Concerns raised by villagers following Mark Shaw murderwith police and the local authority to take action, before someone else is hurt
chroniclelive / Posted yesterday
with police and the local authority to take action, before someone else is hurt.Grange Villa near Chester-le-Street (Image: newcastle chronicle) One woman, who asked not to be named for fear of retaliation, told the Chronicle she no longer feels... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Meet Amanda Staveley: Potential Newcastle owner and football's new first ladytakeover of Manchester City from Thaksin Shinawatra in 2009.Staveley enjoys her
Daily Mirror / Posted yesterday
takeover of Manchester City from Thaksin Shinawatra in 2009.Staveley enjoys her day in the stands at St James' Park (Image: Newcastle Chronicle)Sheikh Mansour's purchase of Man City was helped by Staveley's company (Image: Getty) And last year the... Read more
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Daily Mirror
First words from Clarke Carlisle since vanishing carry a poignant messageTwitter post this morning was accompanied by the hashtag: #SmallSteps.Clarke Ca
Daily Mirror / Posted yesterday
Twitter post this morning was accompanied by the hashtag: #SmallSteps.Clarke Carlisle with his wife Carrie Carlisle (Image: Newcastle Chronicle) Carrie Carlisle, 33, waited anxiously by the phone as police launched a hunt for the football... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Potential Newcastle United owner Amanda Staveley signs confidentiality agreementincluding Liverpool, but has taken constructive talks with the top brass at St
Daily Mirror / Posted yesterday
including Liverpool, but has taken constructive talks with the top brass at St James's Park to the next level, reports the Newcastle Chronicle's Lee Ryder. Newcastle said yesterday that there was no information available regarding which parties... Read more
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Staveley set to sign NDA with NewcastleBritish financier Amanda Staveley has stepped up takeover talks with The Newca
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British financier Amanda Staveley has stepped up takeover talks with The Newcastle Chronicle says Staveley, 44, has held constructive talks with Toon top brass. Staveley is now set to sign an non-disclosure agreement with Newcastle United and bid... Read more
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Liverpool Echo
Former Liverpool 'buyer' Amanda Staveley to sign NDA with Newcastlesign an non-disclosure agreement with Newcastle United and bid for the club tha
Liverpool Echo / Posted yesterday
sign an non-disclosure agreement with Newcastle United and bid for the club that was put up for public sale on Monday. The Newcastle Chronicle is reporting that Staveley, 44, has held constructive talks with Toon top brass. Staveley is... Read more
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chroniclelive
Pervert who lives near 3 Whitley Bay schools caught with indecent images of kidskind that involve penetrative activity.Michael Farrar leaving North Tyneside ma
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kind that involve penetrative activity.Michael Farrar leaving North Tyneside magistrates court, North Shields (Image: Newcastle Chronicle) Farrar, whose home is within walking distance of Valley Gardens Middle School, Whitley Bay High School... Read more
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Council praised for work to support transgender and non-binary pupilsbinary and I think there’s more than two genders.”Newcastle University's margin
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binary and I think there’s more than two genders.”Newcastle University's marginalised genders officer Saffy Kershaw (Image: Newcastle Chronicle) The gender rights activist campaigns to get more people talking about non-binary identities. The... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Students texted each other 'deny' as police investigated fresher's alcohol deaththen raised concerns that only three of the 17 student witnesses set to be call
Daily Mirror / Posted 2 days ago
then raised concerns that only three of the 17 student witnesses set to be called were first year university students, the Newcastle Chronicle reports. Around 50 people were at the party and 20 to 30 of those were in their first term of Newcastle... Read more
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chroniclelive
'Devious' David Clattenburg jailed for stealing more than £410,000knock-on effect this had upon the personal lives of those at the firm.”David Cl
chroniclelive / Posted 2 days ago
knock-on effect this had upon the personal lives of those at the firm.”David Clattenburg leaves Durham Crown Court (Image: Newcastle Chronicle) Clattenburg, 45, stole more than £260,000 via bank transfers alone and disguised them as payments to... Read more
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chroniclelive
Evil murderers Zoe Warren and Keiran Adey jailed for life for killing Mark Shawdad Stephen Shaw, Mark's sister Micheala Holmes, Mark's mum Valerie Watson and
chroniclelive / Posted 2 days ago
dad Stephen Shaw, Mark's sister Micheala Holmes, Mark's mum Valerie Watson and Mark's other sister Haley Richardson (Image: Newcastle Chronicle) During the trial, it was revealed how Mark was “beaten mercilessly” and subjected to “unimaginable... Read more
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How a slip of the finger cost this driver £100 in TynemouthMoor who received a £100 fine for incorrectly putting his car reg in a ticket m
chroniclelive / Posted 2 days ago
Moor who received a £100 fine for incorrectly putting his car reg in a ticket machine in Tynemouth Station car park (Image: newcastle chronicle) Knowing he had paid the correct amount of money, he placed the ticket on full display in his... Read more
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Memories of Newcastle United's famous Leazes Endthrown.St James' Park, Newcastle, in 1975 - with the old Leazes and Gallowgate
chroniclelive / Posted 2 days ago
thrown.St James' Park, Newcastle, in 1975 - with the old Leazes and Gallowgate Ends facing each other (Image: Newcastle Chronicle) On a positive note, the Leazes would provide incredibly loud and passionate encouragement to the team... Read more
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Bradley's mum opens up on life without her little boy\ngoing through difficult times with poorly children. Bradley Lowery celebrates h
chroniclelive / Posted 2 days ago
going through difficult times with poorly children. Bradley Lowery celebrates his 6th birthday with mum Gemma (Image: Newcastle Chronicle) Gemma said: “People ask me how I’m doing and my reply is always the same, I’m taking each day as it... Read more
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Anti-Slavery Day - police in North East reveal how they are tackling the crimeup our response to protect victims, who are some of the most vulnerable people
chroniclelive / Posted 3 days ago
up our response to protect victims, who are some of the most vulnerable people in our communities.”Winton Keenen (Image: Newcastle Chronicle) Mr Keenen said tackling modern day slavery and human trafficking was a high priority for the force and... Read more
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Horror crimes that featured on now axed Crimewatcheverything away from us.”Police investigate a rape off Esplanade Place, Whitley
chroniclelive / Posted 3 days ago
everything away from us.”Police investigate a rape off Esplanade Place, Whitley Bay which took place on 16/10/11 (Image: Newcastle Chronicle) The victim’s friend, who was in his 20s, also told of his regret at not being able to stop the... Read more
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Behind the scenes with Northumbria Police's paedophile hunterscyber cops get their hands on their technology.L-R Supt Mick Barton and DS Dave
chroniclelive / Posted 3 days ago
cyber cops get their hands on their technology.L-R Supt Mick Barton and DS Dave Henderson of Northumbria Police (Image: Newcastle Chronicle) Det Sgt Dave Henderson said: “You have got to throw the stereotypes out. These people come from all... Read more
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Fresh hope for campaigners fighting to save Rothbury Hospital wardabsolutely delighted and it is one step further to getting our much needed beds
chroniclelive / Posted 3 days ago
absolutely delighted and it is one step further to getting our much needed beds back.Rothbury Community Hospital (Image: Newcastle Chronicle) “I’m really happy that the scrutiny committee did us proud. When the rest of the people of Coquetdale... Read more
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These pupils are travelling back in time with their stunning 3D classroomanatomy, and then dissect it in front of the class.Pupils at 360 Academy in Sun
chroniclelive / Posted 3 days ago
anatomy, and then dissect it in front of the class.Pupils at 360 Academy in Sunderland enjoy a lesson the 3d room (Image: newcastle chronicle) Soon, developers Gaia Technologies say, the programme will be so advanced students won’t even need 3D... Read more
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Six of the best - which North East railway stations make Britain’s top 100?mural, and ornamental garden flanked by obelisks – “it is all faintly surreal,”
chroniclelive / Posted 3 days ago
mural, and ornamental garden flanked by obelisks – “it is all faintly surreal,” he says.Tynemouth metro station (Image: Newcastle Chronicle) As seaside excursions and holidays increased in popularity from the later 19th Century, Tynemouth and... Read more
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10 old Newcastle streets with odd namesGrainger’s vision of a new Newcastle.6. Groat Market:The newly-opened Thomson H
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Grainger’s vision of a new Newcastle.6. Groat Market:The newly-opened Thomson House, home of the Chronicle, in 1965 (Image: Newcastle Chronicle) Home to the Chronicle’s headquarters since 1965, the street was once the site of old shops and inns... Read more
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The pier at South Shieldsthe last century. It was a time when sending a postcard was as common as writi
chroniclelive / Posted 3 days ago
the last century. It was a time when sending a postcard was as common as writing an email or text message today. (Image: newcastle chronicle) The golden age of the postcard started around 1900 with the introduction of improved printing methods... Read more
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Labour MP makes official move to strip Harvey Weinstein of his CBEcan also be considered if a person retaining their honour would bring the honou
Daily Mirror / Posted 3 days ago
can also be considered if a person retaining their honour would bring the honours system into disrepute. (Image: Newcastle Chronicle)Read More In her letter, Ms Onwurah said she enclosed evidence which illustrated Mr Weinstein had:... Read more
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Mobike Newcastle city bikes: How to use them and where are they?the button on the bike.How much does it cost? How many bikes will there be?Mobi
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the button on the bike.How much does it cost? How many bikes will there be?Mobike launch at the Monument Newcastle (Image: Newcastle Chronicle) This week 400 bikes will be put in place in Newcastle with more and more put in place as the number of... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Penny pinching suits stopped Villa's Holte End from bouncing, admits Shay GivenUnited for £17m.Hutton and N'Zogbia were among those told they might be needed
Daily Mirror / Posted 4 days ago
United for £17m.Hutton and N'Zogbia were among those told they might be needed to be taken off the wage bill (Image: Newcastle Chronicle)Young left Villa for Manchester United in 2011 (Image: Birmingham Post and Mail) That wasn’t what we... Read more
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Why it's high time the Premier League stood up for away fanswas supposed to be 3,200 travelling Newcastle fans at St Mary’s on Sunday.Newca
chroniclelive / Posted 4 days ago
was supposed to be 3,200 travelling Newcastle fans at St Mary’s on Sunday.Newcastle United fans at an away game (Image: Newcastle Chronicle) But, due to Sky Sports’ ludicrous scheduling - this is the third 600-mile-plus round trip for United... Read more
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Birthday girl was found dying by her mum as driver fled scenethe girls were heading to.The scene after a fatal crash on Victoria Terrace in
chroniclelive / Posted 4 days ago
the girls were heading to.The scene after a fatal crash on Victoria Terrace in Bedlington Station, Northumberland (Image: Newcastle Chronicle) Bethany and Meg were in the back of the car - along with a male - and there was another man in the... Read more
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Newcastle United up for sale LIVE - Mike Ashley announces intention to sell Magpiesnew ownership for the club that will be capable of delivering the sustained inv
chroniclelive / Posted 4 days ago
new ownership for the club that will be capable of delivering the sustained investment in and dedication to the club that is necessary for it to achieve its ambitions.The Gallowgate End at St James' Park, October 13, 2017 (Image: Newcastle Chroni... Read more
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See the dramatic moment a car bursts into flamespost office when loads of smoke was coming from the man’s car.A fire crew deals
chroniclelive / Posted 4 days ago
post office when loads of smoke was coming from the man’s car.A fire crew deals with a car fire in Acomb, Hexham (Image: newcastle chronicle) “It was on the verge of going up, bursting into flames. My husband got in and released the handbrake... Read more
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Four potential Newcastle United buyers as Mike Ashley puts club on the marketHe was previously reported to have 'dropped his asking price' in order to drum
Daily Mirror / Posted 4 days ago
He was previously reported to have 'dropped his asking price' in order to drum up interest for a quicker sale. The Newcastle Chronicle reported that the billionaire retail entrepreneur and controversial boss of Sports Direct could be handing over... Read more
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