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Figures show Wearsiders have the shortest life expectancy and ‘least healthy’ lifestyle


Figures show Wearsiders have the shortest life expectancy and ‘least healthy’ lifestyle

[googlemaps https://www.google.com/maps/d/embed?mid=zBFB5cbJUil8.kbWzngW16mig&w=640&h=480] The North East of England is the ‘least healthy’ place in the UK, new figures from the Office for National Statistics (ONS) suggest. The […]

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no responses. 8th January 2016 webteam

Will Tyne and Wear councils need to cut on Christmas events this year?


Will Tyne and Wear councils need to cut on Christmas events this year?

Figures, revealed by SR News Freedom of Information request, show that the five council authorities in Tyne and Wear: South Tyneside, North Tyneside, Gateshead, Newcastle and […]

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Newcastle and North Tyneside: ‘only two councils not to employ workers on zero contracts’


Newcastle and North Tyneside: ‘only two councils not to employ workers on zero contracts’

Tyne and Wear Labour councils still employ over a thousand people on zero-hours contracts, despite pledging to eradicate them at the last election, an SR News […]

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Cold weather alert for North East: Age UK Sunderland ask older people to keep warm


Cold weather alert for North East: Age UK Sunderland ask older people to keep warm

The Met Office have issued a level 2 (yellow) alert for the whole of the North East for next week, from Monday to Thursday. “Issued at: […]

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no responses. 8th January 2016 webteam

Witness appeal after high value burglaries in Sunderland


Witness appeal after high value burglaries in Sunderland

Police are appealing for information after two high value burglaries in Sunderland. The first burglary happened between 11am on Friday, November 27 and 2pm on Sunday, […]

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no responses. 7th January 2016

Alt-Play: Class Of 2016


Alt-Play: Class Of 2016

[vc_row][vc_column width=”1/1″][vc_column_text]New Year, New Music? Well, Alt-Play have you sorted! On Tuesday (5th January) Michael revealed Alt-Play’s ‘Class Of 2016’ list, which featured just some of […]

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no responses. 7th January 2016 webteam

Sunderland New Wear Crossing roadworks step up from next week


Sunderland New Wear Crossing roadworks step up from next week

Roadworks on the New Wear Crossing in Sunderland will get underway from next week as construction of the bridge steps up a gear. The biggest impact […]

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no responses. 7th January 2016 webteam

North East parents struggle to “unplug” their kids from technology more than anywhere else in the UK


North East parents struggle to “unplug” their kids from technology more than anywhere else in the UK

Action for Children’s latest research has found that nearly a quarter of parents struggle to get their children to “unplug” and take part in activities away […]

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no responses. 7th January 2016

Ambulance and Fire Services join forces for new North East blue light trial


Ambulance and Fire Services join forces for new North East blue light trial

A new six-month trial scheme will see North East Ambulance Service (NEAS) and the four Fire and Rescue Services based in the North East work together […]

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no responses. 7th January 2016

UNISON Northern Region to protest against student nurse bursary axe


UNISON Northern Region to protest against student nurse bursary axe

UNISON Northern Region are organising a rally at Grey’s Monument, Newcastle on Saturday (January 9) to support the NHS Bursary ahead of a Parliamentary debate on […]

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