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SOCIAL NETWORKING SITE CREATED FOR VICTIMS OF BULLYING

A NEW social networking website has been launched under the anti-bullying campaign “I Choose”. The social media website will give children who have been the victims of bullying an opportunity to meet and make new friends.  “I Choose” which has … Continue reading

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SECRET MILLIONAIRE GIVES AWAY COMPANY TO HELP THE COMMUNITY

Multi-millionaire businessman John Elliott MBE, TV’s first ‘Secret Millionaire’, has announced he is to give his company, Ebac Ltd, to a special foundation ensuring it remains manufacturing in the North East. The objective will be to create a new factory … Continue reading

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MYSTERY OVER PHANTOM PIER KNITTER

An Olympic themed woolly scarf measuring fifty metres appeared on Saltburn pier overnight. Nicknamed the “Phantom Knitter” or “Yarnbomber” by locals, the colourful characters knitted on to the scarf represent each sport at this years London Olympics attracting many people … Continue reading

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TEESSIDE GRADUATE RAISES £75,000 FOR CHARITY

TEESSIDE volunteers have been working closely within the Middlesbrough community raising around £75,000 for charity. Zakir Mahmoud, 22, Middlesbrough, became involved in charity work around two years ago, as a way of supporting people who are suffering from around the … Continue reading

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REDCAR AND CLEVELAND COUNCIL OPEN ECO VILLAGE

RESIDENTS are looking forward to a green future with the opening of a new eco-friendly housing estate. Developers hope the Eco Village will give the local economy a timely boost when it opens in the South Bank area in March. … Continue reading

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NEWCASTLE CELEBRATES THE YEAR OF THE DRAGON

NEWCASTLE prepared to celebrate the year of the Dragon with Chinese New Year kicking off on Monday 23rd January 2012. Leanne Johnson was in China Town reporting on the celebration. NEWCASTLE celebrations were on fire this year as residents collated … Continue reading

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MIDDLESBROUGH LIBRARY TURN OVER A NEW LEAF

MIDDLESBROUGH  Library is celebrating  its  100th anniversary by going digital. Borrowers will now be able to download books instead of picking a hardback off the shelves. And they can even do the downloads from the comfort of their own home. Last year … Continue reading

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