Tyne and Wear

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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Gateshead park: Arson attack causes £30,000 worth of damage

BBC Tyne and Wear News Feed - Wed, 06/29/2022 - 06:01
Flames are thought to have spread to equipment after two wheelie bins were set alight, police say.
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Sven Botman: Newcastle agree deal in principle with Lille to sign Dutch defender

BBC Tyne and Wear News Feed - Tue, 06/28/2022 - 22:36
Newcastle United agree a deal in principle with Lille to sign Dutch defender Sven Botman for a fee of £32m with a further £2.5m in add-ons.
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Falcons to face Connacht and Cardiff in Europe

BBC Tyne and Wear News Feed - Tue, 06/28/2022 - 16:46
Exeter, Harlequins and London Irish all face trips to South Africa in the pool stages of the 2022-23 Heineken Champions Cup.
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Newcastle United move for Reims forward Hugo Ekitike collapses

BBC Tyne and Wear News Feed - Tue, 06/28/2022 - 14:28
Newcastle United's move for French forward Hugo Ekitike from French club Reims looks to be over after the clubs fail to reach agreement.
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Triathlete reunited with bike missing at Heathrow Airport

BBC Tyne and Wear News Feed - Tue, 06/28/2022 - 13:44
Sian Hurley's bike went missing in transit at Heathrow as she flew from Australia to Newcastle.
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North East devolution 'may create more than 17,000 jobs'

BBC Tyne and Wear News Feed - Tue, 06/28/2022 - 12:55
The proposal is to create a combined authority of six councils including Gateshead and Newcastle.
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Newcastle United reveal green and white third kit with Saudi Arabia resemblance

BBC Tyne and Wear News Feed - Tue, 06/28/2022 - 11:02
Newcastle United have unveiled their new green-and-white third kit for the 2022-23 season, which has resemblances to the Saudi Arabia national team kit.
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Opera star bows out as university chancellor

BBC Tyne and Wear News Feed - Tue, 06/28/2022 - 08:37
Sir Thomas Allen, who is said to be the inspiration for Billy Elliot, retires after 10 years.
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Northumberland Line on track as approval granted

BBC Tyne and Wear News Feed - Tue, 06/28/2022 - 07:05
The government has approved the next stage of the proposed Northumberland Line.
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Newcastle launch probe after Burrell racism claims

BBC Tyne and Wear News Feed - Mon, 06/27/2022 - 20:31
Newcastle Falcons launch an internal investigation to determine if any of the racism that former player Luther Burrell experienced in rugby union happened while at the club.
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Stephen Wearne: Grimsby sign ex-Sunderland midfielder on one-year deal

BBC Tyne and Wear News Feed - Mon, 06/27/2022 - 18:24
Grimsby Town sign attacking midfielder Stephen Wearne on a one-year deal, following his release by Sunderland.
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England v New Zealand: Ben Stokes says approach 'sends message' to county players

BBC Tyne and Wear News Feed - Mon, 06/27/2022 - 17:41
England captain Ben Stokes says a county player's method rather than average "will be on the selectors' minds" when picking future Test squads.
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Building work starts on Newcastle's HMRC headquarters

BBC Tyne and Wear News Feed - Mon, 06/27/2022 - 17:03
About 9,000 HMRC staff will relocate to Newcastle's Pilgrim's Quarter development in 2027.
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Newcastle magnifying glass blaze sparks fire warning

BBC Tyne and Wear News Feed - Mon, 06/27/2022 - 12:40
Firefighters say sunlight catching on reflective surfaces poses a fire risk.
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NHS patients to be offered chance to travel for surgery

BBC Tyne and Wear News Feed - Mon, 06/27/2022 - 08:33
Hundreds of patients who have waited two years or more have already said they are willing to travel.
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Luther Burrell: Former England centre says racism is 'rife' in rugby union

BBC Tyne and Wear News Feed - Sun, 06/26/2022 - 18:03
Former England centre Luther Burrell says he wants to "empower younger generations" after detailing his experiences of racism in rugby union
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Motorcyclist killed in crash with car in Northumberland

BBC Tyne and Wear News Feed - Sun, 06/26/2022 - 11:06
Police appeal for witnesses to the crash, near the Wideopen Plantation junction of the A698.
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Sunderland festival cancellation costs council up to £142,000

BBC Tyne and Wear News Feed - Sun, 06/26/2022 - 09:09
The Lamplight Festival, due to take place over three days in August, was recently pulled.
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