Tyne and Wear

Newcastle's Covid vaccine allocation 'not enough'

BBC Tyne and Wear News Feed - Sat, 07/02/2022 - 18:05
Newcastle City Council says it is trying to make sure vaccines are "reaching those most at risk".
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Bird flu confirmed at Northumberland roseate tern colony

BBC Tyne and Wear News Feed - Sat, 07/02/2022 - 12:40
The RSPB demands the government "acts now" to deal with avian influenza in wild birds.
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Thousands of public sculptures put online for first time

BBC Tyne and Wear News Feed - Sat, 07/02/2022 - 09:40
Charity Art UK took 140,000 photographs of works by artists such as Antony Gormley and Henry Moore.
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Book of Mormon: Newcastle audiences greeted by real church elders

BBC Tyne and Wear News Feed - Sat, 07/02/2022 - 09:07
Theatregoers are greeted by church elders as they leave a performance of the musical in Newcastle.
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MH17 crash: Passengers were unlawfully killed, coroner concludes

BBC Tyne and Wear News Feed - Fri, 07/01/2022 - 17:23
Five British passengers were unlawfully killed when their plane was shot down, an inquest hears.
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TransPennine axes weekend services due to staff sickness

BBC Tyne and Wear News Feed - Fri, 07/01/2022 - 17:08
TransPennine Express cancels various weekend services due to high levels of staff illness.
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Farne Islands to close to visitors amid bird flu fears

BBC Tyne and Wear News Feed - Fri, 07/01/2022 - 14:38
The National Trust says there are no confirmed cases on the islands but it is seeing the virus' impact.
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North Shields heart recipient dances with donor's sister

BBC Tyne and Wear News Feed - Fri, 07/01/2022 - 06:05
Scott was able to dance with his heart donor's sister on her wedding day.
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Missing homing pigeon Bob found 4,000 miles away in Alabama

BBC Tyne and Wear News Feed - Fri, 07/01/2022 - 00:36
The bird was racing home to Gateshead but was found by a puzzled resident at his home in Alabama.
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Daniel Ballard: Sunderland sign Arsenal defender on three-year deal

BBC Tyne and Wear News Feed - Thu, 06/30/2022 - 17:33
Sunderland sign defender Daniel Ballard on a three-year deal from Premier League side Arsenal for an undisclosed fee.
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Rugby League World Cup: Social impact report claims £25.8m boost to 'deprived' northern communities

BBC Tyne and Wear News Feed - Thu, 06/30/2022 - 15:06
A social impact report on this year's Rugby League World Cup claims the tournament is benefiting local communities with £25.8m of investments.
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Protesters fined Derwentside Detention Centre demo

BBC Tyne and Wear News Feed - Thu, 06/30/2022 - 14:33
The five were opposing the deportation of women from a County Durham detention centre to Nigeria.
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Danny Humble case: Teenager admits kicking but denies intent to harm

BBC Tyne and Wear News Feed - Thu, 06/30/2022 - 12:04
Danny Humble, 35, died on a night out after an altercation in an underpass in Cramlington.
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Mark Clattenburg: Egypt appoint Englishman to oversee refereeing in country

BBC Tyne and Wear News Feed - Thu, 06/30/2022 - 11:53
Former English Premier League referee Mark Clattenburg is appointed the head of Egypt's newly created refereeing committee.
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Alnmouth beach: Rare John Dory caught by eight-year-old tourist

BBC Tyne and Wear News Feed - Thu, 06/30/2022 - 06:41
Experts say it is rare to find John Dory in the North Sea but young Riley was delighted to land one.
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Protest at Derwentside women's detention centre over removal flights

BBC Tyne and Wear News Feed - Wed, 06/29/2022 - 21:56
Campaigners say the women at the centre were failed by the system - which the government denies.
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Danny Humble case: Ex-junior soldier denies inflicting fatal stamp

BBC Tyne and Wear News Feed - Wed, 06/29/2022 - 17:23
Danny Humble, 35, died on a night out after an altercation in an underpass in Cramlington.
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Bailey Wright: Sunderland defender agrees new two-year contract

BBC Tyne and Wear News Feed - Wed, 06/29/2022 - 17:22
Sunderland's Australia defender Bailey Wright signs a new two-year contract ahead of their return to the Championship.
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Washington man killed in crash was big character, family say

BBC Tyne and Wear News Feed - Wed, 06/29/2022 - 11:11
Taylor Mallam, 28, died after the motorbike he was riding crashed into a wall.
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Cannabis farm worth £350k found in Crawcrook church

BBC Tyne and Wear News Feed - Wed, 06/29/2022 - 09:51
Officers found 350 cannabis plants and growing equipment in the former church and community centre.
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