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1975 Jeff Searle, left, of Jesmond and Gail and Gary Burgham, of Prudhoe, are pictured on their tri-ped during a bike-in at Newcastle. It was held to campaign for more cycleways in Newcastle and was part the Festival of the Environment.

1985 Metro-users were warned: "Make your journey before 5.45 to make sure you get to your destination." The system was shut down as staff held a meeting to discuss a pay offer - and there were fears a strike could halt the weekend services.

1996 TV comic Victoria Wood was spearheading a hardhitting campaign to help homeless people. The comedienne ditched her gags to highlight the serious message of Newcastle-based charity Homeless North. She teamed up with the organisation to promote events to raise cash for the region's homeless.

2007 Twins Lucky and Bambi looked the picture of health in Cramlington. But they were at death's door after they were born. The two had leg problems and a vet recommended they were put to sleep. But owners Kevin Lawson, 42, and Lisa Stephenson, 39, got a second opinion.
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Publication:Evening Chronicle (Newcastle, England)
Date:Jun 7, 2012
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