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Road death boy named.

A teenager killed as he crossed the road has been named as Michael Craig Sorlie.

The 13-year-old, of Ebchester Street, South Shields, was killed crossing the A19 near the Lindisfarne sliproad at 5.35pm last Thursday. Any witnesses should ring police on (0191) 214-6555.

More training

NEARLY three-quarters of people in the North-East say employers who fail to train their staff should be fined.

The Association of Colleges survey found 55pc say businesses cannot be relied on to improve skills.

No fare not fair

A CRACKDOWN on taxi fare dodgers is being launched by Berwick Borough Council.

The clampdown comes after a series of complaints from taxi drivers about fare evaders.

Dog friendly

BAMBURGH Beach has been voted as the most dog-friendly place in the North-East by pet owners. It will now go through to the national finals of the contest organised by dog food firm Winalot.
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Publication:The Journal (Newcastle, England)
Date:Nov 16, 2004
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