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Articles from The Chronicle (Newscastle upon Tyne, England) (August 28, 2015)

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'Leave it on the Tyne as a museum' and other things you're saying about HMS York being scrapped; HMS York was the last of the Type 42 destroyers to be built and was launched in 1982 by the Swan Hunter shipyard in Wallsend. 378
5 reasons to take part in the Color Run 5k in Sunderland; Runners are being urged to sign up to this year's Color Run 5k in Sunderland on September 20 before places run out. 452
Alan Shearer believes Newcastle United will get chances against 'shaky' Arsenal; Former Newcastle United star Alan Shearer believes the Magpies can exploit Arsenal's defensive problems when they meet at St James' Park. 178
Alan Shearer tees off at Close House golf course to raise cash for his foundation; The Newcastle United hero hosted his annual golf day at Close House to raise funds for the Alan Shearer Foundation. 407
Alan Shearer warns Newcastle United not to sell any players this summer; Newcastle United legend Alan shearer has warned the club and Mike Ashley not to sell any players before the transfer window closes on Tuesday. 177
Amble lifeboat appeal gets a helping hand from world renowned music photographer; American Steve Emberton who loves new adopted home in Northumberland donates famous images to help RNLI fund-raiser. 728
Archer Capital lawsuit against Sage Group dropped by Australian court; Archer had attempted to sue the software firm for damages after failed takeover talks centred on the Australian business MYOB, in 2011. 210
Aston Villa vs Sunderland team selector: Will new boy Toivonen start? Who makes your back four? Ahead of Sunderland's clash with Aston Villa we want to know who would make your start XI? Does new boy Ola Toivonen make the cut? 263
Aston Villa vs Sunderland: Watch James Hunter on the Exeter thriller and defensive problems; Watch the Chronicle's Sunderland writer James Hunter discuss the biggest Black Cats talking points ahead of the Aston Villa match. 158
August Bank Holiday in Newcastle & North East: An essential guide to the weekend; From family fun to nights out via live music and weather we've got August Bank holiday wrapped up with our all you need to know guide. 483
Blyth thug Antony Robinson jailed for 16 years over New Year's Day attack on partner; Robinson, 48, of Patterdale House in Blyth, threatened his partner with a knife before raining down a succession of blows during the vicious assault. 384
Boy Meets Girl: Denise Welch on starring in groundbreaking new BBC2 transgender sitcom; The former Loose Woman feels thrilled to be part of the Newcastle-set romantic comedy series which gets a special premiere on Tyneside. 1096
CCTV image released after Newcastle teenager raped on way home from O2 Academy; Police would like to speak to the man pictured after the incident in the early hours of Sunday, August 23, between 2am and 3.30am in Newcastle. 217
Cheeseburn Grange opens to the public this weekend with new work by Colin Rose; One of Northumberland's big properties is throwing open its grounds to art lovers over the bank holiday weekend. 301
Cheryl Fernandez-Versini will see off Strictly Come Dancing, Simon Cowell says; The X Factor boss said Cheryl Fernandez-Versini, Rita Ora, Nick Grimshaw, Caroline Flack and Olly Murs packed more showbiz punch than the BBC. 447
Cheryl Fernandez-Versini's X Factor co host Rita Ora has admitted she is feeling broody; Pop star Rita Ora said meeting X Factor boss Simon Cowell's baby son Eric had made her motherly instincts kick in to overdrive. 259
Chester-le-Street splash pad officially re-opened after [pounds sterling]250,000 makeover; The splash pad, in Riverside Park, has been given a [pounds sterling]250,000 makeover and was re-opened to the public on Friday morning. 248
Comedian Seymour Mace shortlisted for the Foster's Comedy Prize at the Edinburgh Fringe; The comic headed up the groundbreaking and award-winning comedian in residence programme at Northumberland's Woodhorn Museum. 269
Community News in Brief: Friday, August 28; Community News in Newcastle, County Durham, Northumberland, Gosforth and Morpeth. 1079
Coquetdale farmers bring the grey partridge back to Northumberland; In light of declining numbers, Alwinton Farm and others have committed to created sustainable habitats for the birds. 1243
County Durham mum admits leaving her newborn baby boy on a doorstep; Leigh-Anne Varley abandoned her son in Horden, near Peterlee on May 28 this year and admitted neglect at Peterlee Magistrates' Court. 322
County Durham sheep are star guests at premiere of Addicted to Sheep film; North Pennines upland farming film has its debut at London cinema before being rolled out at theatres nationwide. 589
County Durham's Yves Saint Laurent exhibition 'the best I have ever seen' according to critic; Sunday Times arts critic Waldemar Januszczak described the Bowes Museum as the 'perfect setting' for the show. 462
Cullercoats groom continues Theatre Royal family connection as he prepares to wed on stage; Brett Devenish won't be the first member of his family to tread the boards at the iconic Newcastle venue when he gets married on Saturday. 498
Denise Welch tweets pride at ex husband Tim Healy giving up smoking; The actor and actress and former couple can be seen on Denise's twitter pic following Tim kicking his long standing habit. 177
Dick Advocaat believes previous Sunderland regimes 'didn't care about the club'; Sunderland boss Dick Advocaat says cash-strapped Sunderland are still paying the price for previous regimes' failings in the transfer market. 461
Dick Advocaat won't quit Sunderland and hopes for 'one or two' additions; Dick Advocaat says he is 100% committed to seeing out the season with Sunderland, and hopes to add one or two more signings to his squad. 595
Durham County Council's use of bailiffs goes up by 112% in two years; Use of bailiffs to collect debt also rose in Newcastle by 36% but Durham topped the region using bailiffs on 13,619 occasions last year according to a new report. 573
European basketball stars relishing Newcastle Eagles tournament invitation; The Eagles will host some of European basketball's core teams and the visitors are relishing the opportunity to test themselves against Britain's best. 612
Ex-pat Newcastle United fan delves deep into the world of Spanish football in new book; A new book by Jarrow writer Tony Higgins uncovers history and tradition during a season following his local club in Spain. 499
Fenham teenager still seriously ill a week after being knocked down on motorway; Girl, 15 from Fenham remains in critical condition in a Newcastle hospital, a week after incident on the A167 at Cowgate. 283
Fenwick's Food Hall to stock food and drink from the Naked Deli; Heaton deli also has plans for expansion and is looking to open new outlet in Gosforth this year. 332
First day at school: Send photos of your child all ready for their big day; Remember our fantastic 2014 gallery of new starters at schools in Tyneside, Northumberland, Durham and Wearside? It's time for another already - we would love to celebrate your child's special day. 311
First drive: 2016 Jaguar XF 2.0 i4D 180 R-Sport auto; The second-generation XF is all new. And first impressions are that its arrival could be a watershed moment in the executive car market. 583
First drive: Lamborghini Aventador Superveloce; Superveloce, super price, super car. We drive Lamborghini's Aventador Superveloce for the first time. 479
First look at the new 2016 Mercedes S-Class Cabriolet; Mercedes-Benz previews [pounds sterling]100,000-plus four-seat drop-top prior to Frankfurt launch. 356
Former Durham cop alleged to have falsely claimed benefits attempted suicide, a court heard; Vaughan Dodds, a former Durham firearms officer, denies making dishonest representations and says he tried to end his life after suffering from depression. 462
Gateshead mum's vision to help clothe North East's little newborn babies; A knitting group started by Bea McDonald is now helping clothe premature children from across the region, with some weighing just 1lb. 430
Gateshead tanning salon worker allegedly threatened by knife-wielding robber; Detectives have quizzed a suspect after cash was stolen from the Ultratan salon in Wrekenton, Gateshead, on Wednesday. 199
Glasgow bin lorry crash driver 'not lying or deceitful', inquiry hears; Harry Clarke, 58, lost consciousness at the wheel of the truck on December 22 last year, leading to the deaths of six people. 412
Government pledge to remove unnecessary traffic signs and restore common sense to road safety; Senior Tory MP Sir Alan Duncan will lead a taskforce which will suggest more ways of reducing roadside clutter and consider whether some signs can be removed altogether. 293
Great North 5k: Runners urged to sign up as registration remains open; The Great North 5k takes place on Saturday September 12 on NewcastleGateshead Quayside and is still open for entries. 337
Great North CityGames: All you need to know about the Newcastle and Gateshead event; The Great North CityGames takes place on Saturday September 12 on Newcastle Gateshead Quayside ahead of the Great North Run 2015. 312
Grey Tapes hope to raise profile of electronic music scene with their debut EP; Electronic outfit Newcastle chat to Sarah Jeffery about their first EP, Tape_001, and putting electronic music on the map. 611
Haltwhistle flood protection scheme inspired by children's game Kerplunk; Kerplunk idea produces solution to flood risk and water quality concerns in Haltwhistle, Northumberland. 615
Horticultural machinery supplier Greenlay helps keep hotel's landscaped gardens looking beautiful - sponsored feature; Greenlay of Cramlington sells tractors and other equipment to Wynyard's estate team to maintain the hotel's grounds - sponsored feature. 382
Louis Walsh's new boyband Hometown to do signing at intu Metrocentre; Irish six piece boyband Hometown will be at HMV stores in Sunderland and Metro Centre to sign copies of Where I Belong. 192
Lumley Castle to serve up tea party marking Alice in Wonderland anniversary; Lewis Carroll's classic book will be toasted with a special family afternoon tea featuring storytelling and magic from the Mad Hatter. 191
Malcolm Crosby says his squad must lift the goalscoring burden off Ryan Bowman; Ryan Bowman has six goals in five games but Malcolm Crosby wants to see more contributions from the rest of his Gateshead players. 417
Massadio Haidara feels Newcastle United have landed a 'big-name' player in Florian Thauvin; Florian Thauvin will bring plenty to the party at Newcastle United according to fellow Frenchman Massadio Haidara. 369
Meet Kyra Humphreys, the Royal Northern Sinfonia's Co-Leader, Violin; Ahead of the orchestra's new classical season at Sage Gateshead, we meet Kyra Humphreys Co-Leader, Violin, for the Royal Northern Sinfonia. 397
More than 70 jobs lost and 37 saved following Warmseal administration; Double glazing and conservatories specialist Warmseal had run into difficulties following an unexpected VAT liability. 306
Morning news headlines: Record high net migration deals blow to PM's aims of reducing arrivals, David Cameron announces 26 new Tory peers amid 'cronies' claims; The latest news from around the world. 902
Morpeth Food Festival: The demonstration kitchen to make a welcome return; The popular element to the Northumberland event will return to the festival programme and allow chefs to show off in the market place. 458
My challenge to workers of the North East: enjoy every sandwich; Journal business Graeme Whitfield on how the time has come for us to re-claim our lunch hour. 441
New signing Ola Toivonen won't start for Sunderland at Aston Villa; Dick Advocaat has ruled out starting Swedish signing Ola Toivonen at Villa Park as Sunderland search for their first Premier League win of the season. 638
Newcastle 1-0 Arsenal: Nobby Solano strike spikes the Gunners back in 2005; With Arsene Wenger's Gunners due in Toon, we recall Newcastle United's last home victory over Arsenal 10 years ago. 401
Newcastle Airport staff's Great North Run quest backed by Paul Dummett and Kevin Ball; The footballers visited the airport to encourage staff in their mission to raise cash for the Newcastle United Foundation and the Foundation of Light. 351
Newcastle Benfield boss Steve Bowey hoping his side can enjoy a long FA Cup run; Steve Bowey is hoping Newcastle Benfield can enjoy the FA Cup for as long as possible as Northern League sides get ready for the Cup. 524
Newcastle Central Station and a 165 years of arrivals and departures; Newcastle Central Station was opened by Queen Victoria in a grand ceremony on this day in 1850. 603
Newcastle Central Station re-opens following fire alarm but Metro delays likely; Smoke could be seen coming from a roof void at the station and trains were cancelled between Gateshead Stadium and Monument on Friday morning. 395
Newcastle Chronicle celebrates digital success in latest ABC figures; has been revealed as the second fastest growing regional news website in the UK in the latest ABCs\n. 389
Newcastle City Marina reopens in time for bank holiday classic boat show; Vintage yachts and skiff racing are set to take over the Tyne this weekend as part of the North East Maritime Trust's visit to the Quayside. 293
Newcastle Diamonds are facing a tough weekend of travels at Plymouth and Glasgow; Newcastle Diamonds will spend more time on the road than the track this weekend as they head to Plymouth and then Glasgow. 257
Newcastle Falcons 27-7 Georgia: Famous night as Falcons run riot in pre-season opener; Newcastle Falcons laid down an early marker for the season ahead, smashing the 13th-highest ranked nation in world rugby. 648
Newcastle Falcons' Callum Chick vows young guns will learn from Sevens experience; Newcastle Falcons fall at first hurdle in Singha Premiership 7s quarter-finals at Twickenham Stoop but Callum Chick remains upbeat. 332
Newcastle Falcons' Mark Wilson expecting robust forwards test against Georgia; Newcastle Falcons' forward pack will be given a work-out by one of the best set-pieces in world rugby tonight, says Mark Wilson. 590
Newcastle Science Central [pounds sterling]20m learning centre development plans revealed; Architects are working on designs for a conference centre with a 750-seat auditorium, cafe, and exhibition space in Newcastle city centre. 340
Newcastle Stowell Street charity walk aims to help abandoned kids in China; The event on Saturday aims to help raise funds for charities to care for abandoned children in China, many who have been left to fend for themselves. 436
Newcastle transfer news: Magpies put [pounds sterling]450,000 valuation on Vuckic, according to reports; Newcastle United striker Haris Vuckic has reportedly been valued by the club at [pounds sterling]450,000 with the 23-year-old looking set to leave Tyneside. 154
Newcastle United boss Steve McClaren rules out Benik Afobe move from Wolves; Newcastle United chief wants to go with Papiss Cisse, Aleksandar Mitrovic, Manu Riviere and Ayoze Perez as his four strikers between now and January 1. 179
Newcastle United feedback: The Magpies must re-ignite their self belief; Andrew Fowler answers Newcastle United fans' questions on all things black and white as well as the Magpies' need for self belief. 458
Newcastle United have learned from the mistakes of past transfer windows; Steve McClaren says Newcastle United's summer transfer policy is borne out of the errors of the past, leaving him with a squad he is happy with. 579
Newcastle United keeper Karl Darlow delighted to make debut and determined to kick on; Magpies goalkeeper Karl Darlow making a good impression at Newcastle United in opening weeks under Steve McClaren. 324
Newcastle United may do no more summer transfer business & shut up shop, hints Steve McClaren; Newcastle United chief and football board member Steve McClaren suggests that business could be done at St James' Park this summer. 278
Newcastle United need more new signings before transfer window shuts; Chronicle columnist Nobby Solano believes Newcastle United might need one or two more new faces before the window shuts. 549
Newcastle United new boys Thauvin, Mitrovic & Wijnaldum key to attacking Arsenal; Newcastle United's draw with Manchester United was impressive, but they have to show more attacking intent against Arsenal at St James' Park. 549
Newcastle United vs Arsenal poll results: Florian Thauvin must start against the Gunners; We polled the Newcastle United fans on whether the [pounds sterling]13 million should start against Arsenal and the answer was an overwhelming yes. 294
Newcastle vs Arsenal team selector: Where will Thauvin play? Should Janmaat start? Ahead of Newcastle's clash with Arsenal, we want to know where you'd play new boy Florian Thauvin and whether Daryl Janmaat should start at full-back; Ahead of Newcastle's clash with Arsenal, we want to know where you'd play new boy Florian Thauvin and whether Daryl Janmaat should start at full-back. 209
Newcastle vs Arsenal: Mitrovic against Giroud is the key battle at St James' Park; Former Newcastle United striker Malcolm Macdonald can't wait for the battle between Aleksandar Mitrovic and Olivier Giroud. 536
Newcastle vs Arsenal: Watch Lee Ryder on Thauvin, Wenger and the need for a league win; Chronicle chief sports writer Lee Ryder gives his thoughts on Florian Thauvin, Arsenal and the Magpies' need for a Premier League win. 151
Newcastle's record bid to celebrate Rugby World Cup accepted by Guinness World Records; Northern Print is enlisting help of people around the world to piece together longest ever print artwork ahead of the rugby showpiece. 431
Nobby Solano warns against selling Papiss Cisse in closing stages of the transfer window; Newcastle United striker Cisse continues to be linked with a move away from St James' Park but Solano feels moving the player on would be a mistake. 221
North East sales increase for housebuilders Barratt Developments; The firm behind Barratt Homes and David Wilson Homes says sales increased 38% on last year. 197
North East set for 'messy' bank holiday weekend weather, say forecasters; Forecasters have warned that there will be a mixed bag of weather across the country over the long weekend, as families prepare for a getaway. 482
Northern Edge Coffee in Berwick takes inspiration from the border town; Consumers are getting the taste for young craft coffee roaster Dan Inglis's Berwick-inspired blends. 1503
Northumbria University teams up with engineering firm to plug female skills gap; Northumbria University has teamed up with The Reece Foundation to host a summer school for girls. 716
Number of millionaires living in the North East has risen by 50% since 2010; New statistics show that the number of people worth [pounds sterling]1m or more has increased by 50% in the past five years. 451
Ocean Road in South Shields gets new look with completion of major regeneration scheme; The South Shields road has a new layout, car park, better street furniture and boulevard-style rows of hornbeam trees. 640
Penshaw Monument lit up by new [pounds sterling]43,000 lighting scheme from Sunderland City Council; Sunderland City Council says Penshaw Monument installation will save [pounds sterling]8,000 a year. 480
Play devised by North East women prisoners wins top award and New York premiere; Key Change, by Open Clasp Theatre Company, won the annual Carol Tambor Best of Edinburgh Award on the Festival Fringe. 589
Rethink on policy in North East cities needed to prevent explosion of student flats; Since 2008 11,000 student flats were created in Newcastle while in Durham planners have given the go-ahead to make room for 3,000 new student beds. 579
Sir Tom Jones at Alnwick: Fans told they will not be getting a refund for power-cut gig; Ticketmaster has said it would not offer refunds as the organiser Loose Cannon events said a 'majority' of the Tom Jones concert went ahead. 472
Sixteen-year-old girl allegedly raped on cycle track between Ponteland and Darras Hall; Police said a 20-year-old man has been arrested after alleged attack on teenager on Thursday night. 299
South Tyneside Restaurant Week: Radhuni diners to be tempted with new dishes; Radhuni on South Shields's Ocean Road is to be offering dishes which the owner believes North East diners won't have tried. 355
Steve McClaren baffled by Newcastle United right-back Daryl Janmaat's Holland snub; Netherlands manager Danny Blind apparently does not rate Newcastle United star Daryl Janmaat after leaving him out of Dutch squad. 409
Steve McClaren reveals Newcastle United's 12-month transfer plan at St James' Park; Newcastle United head coach and football board member Steve McClaren states club will also invest in next two transfer windows. 266
Stockton's px Group win contract to operate North Sea gas infrastructure; px will operate the St. Fergus Gas Terminal, plus the Frigg UK and the Shetland Island Regional Gas Export System pipelines. 441
Sunderland boss Dick Advocaat quashes any speculation that he might quit; Sunderland boss Dick Advocaat insists he never said he would leave, despite rumours that he could walk away unless more signings are made. 252
Sunderland lost patience with Jonathan de Guzman, says Dick Advocaat; Sunderland boss Dick Advocaat says the Black Cats are no longer interested in Napoli's Jonathan de Guzman, after signing Ola Toivonen on loan. 306
Sunderland sign midfielder Ola Toivonen on a season-long loan deal; Sunderland have completed the signing of Rennes midfielder Ola Toivonen, with the Sweden international joining on a season-long loan deal. 221
Sunderland signing Ola Toivonen aims for Premier League debut at Aston Villa; Sunderland's latest signing Ola Toivonen could make his Premier League debut at Aston Villa - and he can't wait to get started. 329
Sunderland son spared jail after fleecing grandmother and dad out of thousands of pounds; Paul Lewis, 33 from Sunderland stole money from his grandmother and used his dad's account to apply for loans and pay a credit card. 635
Sunderland transfer news: De Guzman rejects Black Cats move, according to reports; Sunderland look set to miss out on Jonathan de Guzman after the player rejected a move to Wearside, according to reports in Italian media. 133
Sunderland welcome back Jeremain Lens and Billy Jones ahead of clash with Aston Villa; Jeremain Lens and Billy Jones are set to return for Sunderland as the Black Cats head to Aston Villa this weekend, according to Dick Advocaat. 245
Sunderland's Jack Rodwell hopes his goals against Exeter City are a sign of things to come; Jack Rodwell's Sunderland career has still yet to fully take off, but after a League Cup brace he is hoping for more where that came from. 514
Sunderland's new city square to be officially opened; Sunderland Keel Square celebrates city's shipbuilding and industrial heritage and is set for official opening. 476
Take a look around Newcastle city centre's newest bar Filthy McNasty's; Filthy McNasty's occupys the space once held by Blu Bambu at the top of Newcastle's famous Bigg Market. 173
The best used family cars for 2016; Here's a guide to the top ten family car choices currently available on the second-hand market. 1174
Thom Brooks: And the big winner in the Labour leadership contest is...David Cameron; Durham University's Prof Thom Brooks examines a bleak prospect for Labour - but says Jeremy Corbyn may find new friends in the Lords. 1124
Tour of Britain calling out for volunteers to help with Northumberland stages; The Arriva Tour of Britain is looking for volunteers to help the cycling race run smoothly during both stages in Northumberland. 214
Tyne and Wear firefighters called out to free Newcastle child with head stuck in toilet; The child escaped unscathed on Friday in the latest unusual 999 call out to be dealt with by Tye and Wear Fire and Rescue Service. 137
US rapper banned from UK by the Home Secretary; American rapper Tyler, The Creator has been banned because of lyrics he wrote six or seven years ago. 373
Vurnon Anita's Newcastle United form rewarded with Holland call-up; Newcastle United's Vurnon Anita is in the squad to face Turkey and Iceland by Danny Blind ahead of two big Euro 2016 qualifiers. 174
Walled Garden at Wynyard Hall is flying the flag for North East food producers; The development to create one of the UK's largest rose gardens is also stocking local meat, cheese, cakes, sauces and puddings in the visitor shop. 405
Watch Durham barman celebrate [pounds sterling]1m National Lottery scratch card win; Lewis Rider, 22, from Sacriston, was out buying a tin of dog food when he impulsively popped into the newsagent to buy a scratch card. 446
We Are Your Friends movie review: Is Zac Efron's new DJ film worth a spin? We Are Your Friends is in cinemas now, but is the DJ drama up to scratch? 321
What's on the menu at North Shields Proper Food & Drink Festival? There's plenty to whet your appetite in Northumberland Square as the Proper Food and Drink Festival welcomes visitors on Saturday and Sunday; There's plenty to whet your appetite in Northumberland Square as the Proper Food and Drink Festival welcomes visitors on Saturday and Sunday. Recipe 1379
Younes Kaboul remains Sunderland's first-choice centre-back, says Dick Advocaat; Sunderland boss Dick Advocaat says Younes Kaboul is younger and quicker than John O'Shea, which is why the Frenchman will return to the side once fit. 303
Your Wedding: share your big day with the Chronicle and see our sixth gallery; Calling all blushing brides and handsome husbands-to-be: we want to see pictures of your special day. For inspiration, here are some of the beautiful photographs that we've received so far. 209

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