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Articles from The Chronicle (Newscastle upon Tyne, England) (October 8, 2015)

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'What a wonderful little trooper' and other things you are saying about brave Prudhoe heart transplant girl; Amelia Marran, four, is recovering at the Freeman Hospital in Newcastle after her life-saving transplant. 302
11 places in and around Newcastle to celebrate Seafood Week; To celebrate Seafood Week we've picked some of our favourite coastal pubs, restaurants and seaside shacks in and around Newcastle. 1429
Addicted to Sheep director Magali Pettier reaps the rewards of Weardale indie film; North East director's delight as her sheep theme labour of labour proves to be an addictive treat and scoops an award. 601
Aleksandar Mitrovic insists Newcastle United's players do care about club's fate; Alan Shearer had hit out at a losing mentality at St James' Park and says players don't care enough, but Mitrovic insists they do want club to succeed. 402
All Black skipper Kieran Read relishing 'awesome' St James' Park stage; He has experienced top stadia all over the world, but New Zealand captain Kieran Read has a buzz about playing World Cup rugby in Newcastle. 498
Amazing photos of the aurora in the North East: Did you see the Northern Lights? If you missed the aurora in the North East today then take a look at these photos from Newcastle, Northumberland and beyond; If you missed the aurora in the North East today then take a look at these photos from Newcastle, Northumberland and beyond. 136
Barbour, Esh and Parkdean on list of UK's top mid-market companies; Hays Travel, Jennings and Simpsons Malt also included in Top Track 250 list to be published this weekend. 323
Biggest wheat yield on record could add to concerns about pressure on market, says NFU; Survey results show a 6% wheat yield rise year-on-year, from 8.6 to 9.1 tonnes per hectare. 622
Blyth magician's dedication to 60 pets makes wife disappear; Britain's Got Talent magician Steve Lucock dedicated his life to rescuing animals but it cost him his marriage. 531
Bungling Prudhoe burglar risks his life attempting to steal cable from a high voltage switch; Daniel Watson thought the switches were decommissioned when he sneaked into the derelict Prudhoe Hospital to carry out the theft. 616
Car review: Nissan GT-R Track Edition; Just how many GT-R models does the world need? Apparently the answer is three. The standard GT-R, this Track Edition and the full Nismo. 497
Chef Gareth Kyle is looking forward to the release of his first cook book; The former Masterchef Live winner, who cooked outside for 41 hours in Newcastle to try and break a world record, is keeping busy. 1514
Community rallies around Newcastle College student facing deportation back to Africa; A petition has been launched to stop removal of 20-year-old student Hamim Ali who is currently in a detention centre. 643
Dane Curran memorial night to raise funds for Hexham youth centre; Dane worked with disadvantaged youths at the Hexham Youth Initiative and all money raised from the night will be donated to them. 376
Duchess of Northumberland officially opens new [pounds sterling]95m Cramlington hospital; VIP guest given guided tour of the new specialist emergency care hospital in Cramlington before unveiling plaque at special ceremony. 624
Fans of Boy Meets Girl are all set for a last date with the North East-set series which ends on Thursday night; BBC reveals "great" news that its first ever transgender series has been watched by almost one in 10 people in the region and 3.9m in total. 383
Fenwick to open festive store at intu Metrocentre's Platinum Mall; Newcastle's flagship department store is branching out to open a 13,000sqft pop-up shop later this month. 291
Forest Hall's Flying Scotsman pub to reopen after [pounds sterling]450,000 refurbishment; Business will focus on quality drinks offering and a wide range of entertainment, from local bands to sports nights. 411
Frightening Halloween fun for adults in Newcastle and the North East; Halloween is not just for kids, as there are plenty of ghoulish events for adults too such as fancy dress parties, club nights and cabaret shows. 1091
From eye-liner to All Black centurion - Ma'a Nonu reaches 100 caps in Newcastle; Newcastle will celebrate a rugby milestone in Friday night's Rugby World Cup match when New Zealand's Ma'a Nonu plays his 100th test. 499
Gateshead attack victim Alan Barnes planning future work with the church; Disabled pensioner gives talks to local teenagers as he prepares for ministry work ahead of his move to the Shetland Island. 600
Gateshead FC hoping for bumper crowd for visit of Cheltenham Town on Non-League Day; Gateshead FC have reduced ticket prices for the visit of Vanarama National League top-six rivals Cheltenham Town, in a bid to attract big crowd. 582
Gateshead soldier David Harkness Blakey finally laid to rest 100 years after he died; The decorated soldier from Gateshead was killed in action in the First World War on the first day of the Battle of the Somme aged 26. 733
Gin bar and eaterie Bealim House in Newcastle head hunts new Bolivian sous chef; Charlie Shaw has worked in French restaurant Papillon in Chelsea and two Italians on Tyneside and enjoys creating 'social tapas'. 492
GoRaise and Skignz win audience vote at Northern Stars event; All 10 start-ups taking part are in with a chance of being selected to attend TechCrunch Disrupt and Bloomberg in London. 467
Great British Bake Off champion Nadiya Jamir Hussain 'inspired' by husband; Stay-at-home mother crowned winner of series six after husband Abdul pushing her to apply for the show. 420
Grindon Hall parents join dispute over choice of sponsor for Sunderland school; Parents of pupils at Sunderland school say they want more choice as to which academy trust will be its sponsor. 448
Growing Pudding Parlour business relocates Hexham store to town centre; American-style dessert specialist now has four outlets, supplies to more than 40 trade customers and employs a team of 15. 348
Harden Quarry tractor fall victim named as 22-year-old Adam Donaldson; The Upper Coquetdale community is in shock after Wednesday's major incident at the isolated quarry north of Rothbury in Northumberland. 455
Hebburn, South Tyneside: Then and Now pictures from 1911 and today; Taken just over 100 years apart, two shots of the same location in Hebburn reveal massive change in the town. 208
Hillsborough video footage released to trace potential witnesses; Investigators say these people could have valuable information to help answer the bereaved families' questions. 313
Insane Championship Wrestling coming to Newcastle's O2 Academy; The world of Insane Championship Wrestling comes to the O2 Academy on Friday night - and punters are in for a treat. 283
Inside the incredible new Nissan where even the seats are TVs; Teatro for Dayz has fully customisable interior -- with seats and trims that show videos. 155
It's British Egg Week: We uncover six myths around eggs such as claims it's dangerous to eat too many; To celebrate British Egg Week, we're looking at the so called dangers of consuming too many eggs and the truth behind other claims. 619
Jarrow man believed to have died in Salou drowning tragedy; The 48-year-old holidaymaker is yet to be officially named but neighbours described him as a 'lovely' man. 278
Kingston Park school kids celebrate World Space Week with a Q&A with an astronaut; The lucky students also got the chance to experience Life Science Centre's newly-upgraded planetarium. 329
Kromek in line for lucrative US Department of Defense deal; The firm has been issued with a Sole Source Notice, which means it is the only firm the US defence agency believes can make what it wants. 300
Latest news from around the world Morning news headlines: Jeremy Corbyn turns down Privy Council invitation, Man in court accused of Merseyside PC's murder; Latest news from around the world. 835
Man dies in Northumberland crash after two cars collide on A697 at Longframlington; A 46-year-old man was pronounced dead at the scene and another man and woman were taken to hospital for treatment. 151
Meet Barbie's Ken in Disney On Ice Worlds of Enchantment; Here we catch up with the ice skater playing Ken and also the man who keeps all the performers in check during the Disney On Ice tour. 737
Metro death: Police ask for help to identify man killed near Holystone; The man is described as in his late 50s to 60s and wearing a wedding ring following the collision on the Metro lines on Wednesday. 321
Missing Gateshead woman Sandra Oni sparks concern from loved ones; The 20-year-old, from Dunston, was last seen in Newcastle on Wednesday but police and her family are concerned for her welfare. 134
More than 1,000 North East solar energy jobs under threat from feed-in tariff cuts; Solar Trade Association has warned that as many as 1,225 of the 1,500 jobs in the region could be lost. 676
Never mind Steve McClaren, Newcastle United's players need to take responsibility; Columnist Rob Lee thinks Newcastle United's players should share the blame with Steve McClaren for the club's slump. 336
New figures show North East has biggest drop in smokers nationwide; Despite fall in smoking figures, there are still around 417,000 people smoking in the region sparking calls for more to quit. 738
New Zealand and Tonga both aiming for 'home' advantage at St James' Park; Tonga and the world champion All Blacks have both been doing their best to ensure they have local backing in Friday's Rugby World Cup clash. 936
Newcastle and Sunderland fans told they are getting 'excellent value' for their money; Premier League chief Richard Scudamore said tickets are not too expensive following protests over the rising cost of watching football. 718
Newcastle city leader Nick Forbes says high-speed rail is 'vital' to the North East; Nick Forbes wrote to infrastructure tsar Lord Adonis calling it bizarre and unacceptable for the North East to rely on Scotland over HS2. 557
Newcastle council in talks with Government over holding court cases at Civic Centre; Criminal cases will not be held at the Newcastle office block but civil matters and some juvenile court cases could. 612
Newcastle Crown Court judge subjected to vile racist abuse from the dock by defendant; Recorder Ray Singh was sentencing Sunderland thug Stephen McEvoy for domestic violence when he started shouting racist abuse from the dock. 433
Newcastle equality campaigner Hari Shukla honoured in Queen's Birthday Honours list; Veteran equality crusader Hari Shukla was awarded with a CBE by Princess Anne - adding to his MBE and OBE. 376
Newcastle Falcons' Nili Latu says Tonga can pull off All Blacks shock; Captain Nili Latu is adamant Tonga can pull off a Rugby World Cup shock by defeating holders New Zealand at St James' Park on Friday. 580
Newcastle law firm Sintons see fall in profitability due to no win no fee feforms; Newcastle law firm remained confident of future growth despite operating profits being affected by the new regulations around personal injury services. 455
Newcastle Liberal Democrat and Labour's PCC trade blows over budgets cuts; Councillor Anita Lower calls on Northumbria Police and Crime Commissioner to say where axe would fall but Vera Baird accuses Lib Dems of 'betrayal'. 580
Newcastle residents' reliance on foodbanks is 'devastating', says city MP; Newcastle MP Catherine McKinnell visited the West End Foodbank to see the good work being done by volunteers. 393
Newcastle transfer news: Magpies interested in Inter Milan defender Ranocchia, according to reports; Newcastle United are reportedly interested in Inter Milan and Italy defender Andrea Ranocchia and have eyes on the 27-year-old to bolster their squad. 157
Newcastle United fans: What you're saying about 'Alan Pardew revisionism'; Newcastle United fans have responded in force to the Alan Pardew revisionism piece - and the majority agree. 190
Newcastle United fixtures: Four December games moved for TV, including Boxing Day clash with Everton; Newcastle United will be on television four times in December - three times on Sky Sports and once on BT Sport. 261
Newcastle United goalkeeper Rob Elliot wants to stay at St James' Park and fight for number one slot; Rob Elliot is back in the fray at Newcastle and knows he could be just a heartbeat away from the action in the Premier League. 484
Newcastle United transfers: Magpies willing to do [pounds sterling]13m deal with AC Milan for Moussa Sissoko, reports claim; Reports in Italy claim that AC Milan are targeting a January move for Moussa Sissoko. 184
Newcastle United's 20 best players under 20 - the young stars fans should be keeping an eye out for; Newcastle United's Academy has some hot prospects and Chief Sports Writer Lee Ryder has run down 20 of the best under the age of 20. 1535
Newcastle United's best floodlit games: Manchester United can't cope with Cabaye and company; Newcastle United thrashed Manchester United in 2012 - and for John Gibson, it's one of the best ever under SJP lights. 551
Newcastle United's early season problems: What will Mike Ashley do next? Newcastle United's struggles have left them fighting the drop at the bottom - just months after Mike Ashley said they would be making their own luck; Newcastle United's struggles have left them fighting the drop at the bottom - just months after Mike Ashley said they would be making their own luck. 1072
Newcastle United's leadership problem: Here's 10 January transfer fixes who could solve it; Newcastle collapsed at the Etihad, leading to more questions about the lack of leadership in their starting XI. Here's 10 who could solve it. 162
Newcastle's battle of the pre-match rituals as haka and sipi-tau go head to head; All Black centre Conrad Smith says there will be pre-match firework at St James' Park as their haka and Tonga's sipi-tau add to the intensity. 520
North East arts charity leads the way in Europe on creative ways to help people with dementia; Gateshead care home residents and Parkhead Primary school children have teamed up as part of year-long partnership. 391
North East schoolkids pound the pavements to celebrate 20 years of Walk to School; More than 70 children from across the region took part in the Walk to School initiative that promotes healthy living. 423
North Tyneside NHS urgent care centre may close in major shake up; A shake up in urgent care centres in North Tyneside has been announced by the area's clinical commissioning group. 522
Odeon Silverlink is celebrating 16th birthday by offering discounted tickets for one day only; Guests can visit the Odeon Silverlink grand re-opening on Saturday October 10 to take advantage of [pounds sterling]2 tickets on all films, all seats, all day. 239
Poet James Kilner welcomes National Poetry Day for encouraging everyone to write a poem; The Whickham-based poet has recently had his first collection published by Lapwing Publications of Belfast. 843
Porsche Cayman Black Edition sales begin; The new special edition Porsche Cayman Black Edition is in showrooms now. 154
Read our seven best poems about Newcastle and the North East; We selected our favourite lines of verse about Newcastle and The North East for National Poetry Day. 516
Regression movie review: What is Emma Watson like in the new thriller movie? Regression is released in cinemas on Friday October 9. 367
Review: Cliff Richard at Newcastle City Hall; Cliff Richard gives a packed City Hall decades of hits as he wows the audience with oldies and newbies, writes George Smith. 306
Review: The Duke in the Cupboard at the Customs House, South Shields; The strange case of TV licence rebel Kempton Bunton is told in a first play by Susan Wear, Port of Tyne's corporate affairs director. 704
Rugby World Cup 2015: All you need to know ahead of this weekend's games at St James' Park; St James' Park is hosting its last two Rugby World Cup matches this weekend - New Zealand v Tonga on Friday and Samoa v Scotland on Saturday. 366
Rugby World Cup 2015: Here's what the Fanzone is offering on Newcastle's final weekend hosting the tournament; After being closed earlier this week due to poor weather, the Fanzone is back for the weekend with a packed offering. 316
Scotland captain Greig Laidlaw not expecting English backing in Newcastle; Despite England being out of the Rugby World Cup, Scotland skipper Greig Laidlaw isn't anticipating any new home backing at St James' Park. 614
Shareholder payouts to rise at Newcastle's Nixon Hire as operating profits top [pounds sterling]5m; Dividend payouts to shareholders are set to almost treble after an 88% lift in pre-tax profits last year. 571
Ska legend Jerry Dammers to play Cluny Newcastle gig; Boss Sounds and 100% Overproof present Jerry Dammers DJ set plus Nick Newcome at the Cluny this Saturday. 267
Statue of Scottish poet Robert Burns to make grand return to Walker Park; Work on Walker Park is under way and Newcastle City Council has launched a project to gather people's memories as part of the scheme. 405
Stuart Lancaster has got to remain in the system, even if he's not the main man; Former England captain Roger Uttley says the RFU would be foolish to sever their ties with Stuart Lancaster despite their Rugby World Cup exit. 1062
Stunning Tynemouth family home is full of happy memories; Moving into their stunning home was a hop and a skip for Lesley-Anne Smith and her partner Dave Errington. 559
Sunderland AFC's damaged reputation is a big problem for Ellis Short; Sunderland try to do the right thing but get it wrong too often for Ellis Short to continue escaping criticism of his regime. 343
Sunderland AFC: Sam Allardyce's transfer hit-list - if he gets the Black Cats job; If Sam Allardyce is the next Sunderland boss, who would he bring in to strengthen the squad? 609
Sunderland is ahead of the pack in attracting software companies; Success in attracting companies to set up on Wearside has bolstered the city's software credentials. 907
Sunderland legend Kevin Phillips 'not in the running' for managerial vacancy; Kevin Phillips says Sunderland job is a long-term ambition, but acknowledges he does not have the Premier League experience to replace Dick Advocaat. 243
Sunderland need Sam Allardyce, says ex-Black Cats boss Gus Poyet; Former Sunderland chief Gus Poyet believes Sam Allardyce has the experience and Premier League knowhow to lead the Wearsiders to safety. 367
Sunderland receives Spitfire engraving which airshow visitors helped complete; Engraving of Spitfire in action during the WWII is to have a home in Sunderland where airshow visitors added the rivets to finish the design. 433
Sunderland substance abuse charity receive [pounds sterling]100,000 from North East Social Investment Fund; The injection into Achieve with NERAF is the second investment from the newly launched Fund. 376
Sunderland vs Liverpool game moved to December 30 for Sky TV; Jurgen Klopp's first visit to the Stadium of Light as Liverpool manager will now be on Wednesday, December 30. 134
Supermarket giant Tesco announces improved payment terms for suppliers; Small suppliers selling less than [pounds sterling]100,000 of products to the supermarket annually will receive payments in 14 days instead of 28. 483
The best hatchback in 2016: Astra vs Focus vs Octavia car review; Ford Focus takes on Skoda Octavia and Vauxhall Astra in the ultimate hatchback car review. 866
The Northern Poetry Library makes the region a hotbed of verse; On National Poetry Day, efforts are being made to make the Northern Poetry Library more accessible for people in the North East. 1133
The Rugby World Cup showed Newcastle as a confident, forward looking city; The exposure from hosting world cup matches will be invaluable for Newcastle's development, says Journal business editor. 458
Things to Do in Newcastle and the North East - Thursday, October 8; Hetty Feather starts a four-night run at the Theatre Royal while musical fans can enjoy an evening with Tim Rice at Sage Gateshead. 516
Virgin East Coast passengers face possible disruption with strike vote; RMT ballots 1400 members over industrial action after the sacking of a colleague. 309
Volkswagen emissions scandal in Newcastle: How to tell if your car is affected and how much it will cost you; How to check if your car is affected by the Volkswagen scandal and how much it could cost you to fix it. 632
Vulcan XH558 farewell tour: Where in the North East can I see the plane? The Vulcan XH558 Cold War bomber will be flying over the north of England on Saturday October 10 for the final time; The Vulcan XH558 Cold War bomber will be flying over the north of England on Saturday October 10 for the final time. 336
Wallsend death: Arrested man bailed as investigations into Anthony Hampton death continue; A 40-year-old arrested in connection with the incident in David Street, Wallsend, on Monday, has been bailed pending further inquiries. 418
Wallsend death: Police trace potential witness following death of Anthony Hampton; Anthony Hampton died on Monday after being found in the street with head injuries. 216
Walter Mazzarri has ruled himself out of the running for the Sunderland job; Former Inter Milan coach Walter Mazzarri is not interested in replacing Dick Advocaat at Sunderland, but Stabaek boss Bob Bradley might be. 483
What will the weather be like for this weekend's Rugby World Cup matches? Thousands of fans are expected to descend on Tyneside this weekend as St James' Park hosts its last two Rugby World Cup matches; Thousands of fans are expected to descend on Tyneside this weekend as St James' Park hosts its last two Rugby World Cup matches. 210
Which Newcastle United players have been a 'hit' and which have been a 'miss' so far? The Magpies are bottom of the Premier League and struggling - but who has impressed for Newcastle United this season? 804
Win [pounds sterling]30,000 towards your dream house with Camelot! To celebrate the launch of new bigger, better Lotto we're offering one reader the chance to win money towards their house deposit with [pounds sterling]30,000! 345
World football in meltdown as Sepp Blatter and Michel Platini are suspended by FIFA; FIFA secretary-general Jerome Valcke has also been banned for 90 days. 357

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