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Stay current with all the latest and breaking news from Tyne and Wear, compare headlines and perspectives between news sources on stories happening today. In total, 3,771 stories have been published about Tyne and Wear which Ground News has aggregated in the past 3 months.

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Sunderland, England · Sunderland

Government unveils plan to ease flight disruption amid more chaos

The strategy is aimed at avoiding a repeat of the chaos seen at UK airports during the Easter and Jubilee holidays. Demand for travel will surge again as schools in Scotland break up for summer this week. A new passenger charter will be published in the coming weeks, providing passengers with a one-stop guide.See the Story
Sunderland, England · Sunderland

Edinburgh to Sunderland cyclists pedal their way to £23,000 for charity

Riders cheered when leaving Edinburgh by chorus of applause and bagpipes. Money will buy equipment for cardiac wards in hospitals across the North East. Three support vans tracked and supported the riders, providing snacks and drinks when needed, while a film crew captured the journey. There were great scenes when the 160-mile ride ended in Roker.See the Story
Sunderland, England · Sunderland

Sunderland foster parents urge more people from LGBTQ+ community to consider fostering

Rae and Sam Farmer, both 45, have been fostering with The Fostering Company North East for three years, since qualifying to become foster carers in 2019. Currently in Rae and Sam's care are siblings Jonah and Josh (not their real names) who are with the couple on a short-term placement with the hope that it will be extended to long-term.See the Story
Royal Mail · Sunderland

Royal Mail accused of rotating streets it delivers to

Barry Gardiner (MP for Brent North) told the House of Commons it was due to restructuring. Concerns highlighted by the Labour MP will now be raised with Business Secretary Kwasi Kwarteng. It follows the news on Wednesday that Royal Mail managers have voted to strike in a dispute over jobs.See the Story
Sunderland, England · Sunderland

New Stranger Things episodes will be available to watch from Friday

Stranger Things Season 4 was split into two parts by Netflix, with the first released on May 27. There are just two episodes in Season 4, Part 2, but they are both feature-length. The final two episodes will be added to Netflix's streaming service on Friday July 1, 2022.See the Story
Environment · Sunderland

Sheila Graber shares work and concerns for the environment with Sir David Attenborough

Sheila Graber is a keen advocate for the environment and animals. She has long been an admirer of the conservation and environmental campaigning by Sir David. She decided to send the veteran broadcaster and natural historian a selection of her animations themed around the wonders of life on Planet Earth. She was thrilled to get a handwritten response from her 96-year-old hero.See the Story
Newcastle upon Tyne, UK · Newcastle upon Tyne

North East LGBTQIA+ arts festival returns after two years away

Curious Festival is an annual celebration of lesbian, gay transgender, queer, intersex, asexual + art. There will be theatre, cabaret and creative workshops, alongside music film and performance in person for the first time since 2019. Events will take place at venues throughout Tyne and Wear, County Durham and Northumberland.See the Story
Tyne and Wear · Tyne and Wear

Danny Humble case: Teenager admits kicking but denies intent to harm

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Danny Humble, 35, was punched, kicked and stamped upon in a group attack. He died after a fatal stamp to his head or neck caused a ruptured blood vessel. Five teenagers aged 17 and 18 deny murder amid claims of self-defence. Jury sent out to consider their verdicts at Newcastle Crown Court.See the Story
Tyne and Wear · Tyne and Wear

Net results - the man driving the rapid growth of ultrafast internet provider

Two years after it was launched in the North East, ultrafast internet service provider, YouFibre, continues to grow at a rapid rate. Stuart Holliday… See the Story
Sunderland, England · Sunderland

Danny Humble murder trial jury sent out to consider verdicts on five teenagers

Danny Humble was allegedly set upon in a group attack as he walked home. It is claimed banter over him looking like Ant and Dec ended in violence. Kyros Robinson, Ethan Scott, Alistair Dickson, Bailey Wilson and a 17-year-old deny murdering Mr Humble.See the Story
Sunderland, England · Sunderland

Waste, fires and abuse - man sentenced to five-year Criminal Behaviour Order after making his neighbours’ lives a misery

Robin Smith, 63, of Boldon Colliery, was handed the order by South Tyneside Magistrates. The action was taken after 18 complaints were made in the space of a year about rubbish being stored and fires being lit at his property. The Criminal Behaviour Order will run until April 27, 2027. If he fails to comply, it could lead to a prison sentence of a maximum of five years.See the Story
Pandemic · Sunderland

House prices soar 10.6% in North East, but signs of a slowdown

House prices in the North East have risen by 22.9% since the start of the pandemic. The average cost of a house in the region is now �159,283, which is 10.6% more than in June 2021. Across the UK, the average house price in June was �271,613, up by just 0.3% month on month.See the Story

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