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'I just wish I could've saved him' - Hero of the London attack reflects a week after the horrors

One week after the London terror attack , Tyneside hero Tony Davis has settled back at home with his family and has had time to reflect on the horrors of the day.

The 43-year-old boxing coach was at the Houses of Parliament when Khalid Masood stuck last Wednesday.

While people fled ...

today 12:51 open_in_new
'I just wish I could've saved him' - Hero of the London attack reflects a week after the horrors

One week after the London terror attack , Tyneside hero Tony Davis has settled back at home with his family and has had time to reflect on the horrors of the day.

The 43-year-old boxing coach was at the Houses of Parliament when Khalid Masood stuck last Wednesday.

While people fled ...

today 12:51 open_in_new
Two left trapped in car on the A19 near Dalton Park after hitting a lamp post

Two men have been taken to hospital after their car hit a lamp post on the A19.

The pair, from the Newcastle area, were rescued by firefighters after becoming trapped inside the badly damaged vehicle. Commuters in County Durham faced nightmare delays on Wednesday morning following the ...

today 12:51 open_in_new
Peter Kay's new Car Share episodes to debut at Gateshead's Vue Cinema on Friday

Peter Kay will be bringing Gateshead cinema audiences a Car Share special on Friday in a Comic Relief spin-off.

The comedy star will be seen talking about his BAFTA-winning BBC1 series and premieres of two episodes of the upcoming new series will be screened in the one-off night at Vue ...

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Peter Kay's new Car Share episodes to debut at Gateshead's Vue Cinema on Friday

Peter Kay will be bringing Gateshead cinema audiences a Car Share special on Friday in a Comic Relief spin-off.

The comedy star will be seen talking about his BAFTA-winning BBC1 series and premieres of two episodes of the upcoming new series will be screened in the one-off night at Vue ...

yesterday 14:45 open_in_new
Bannatyne Group's scrapped stock exchange bid cost business £2.5m

Former Dragons’ Den star Duncan Bannatyne’s health club and hotel chain saw profits fall after its aborted flotation on the London Stock Exchange cost the business nearly £2.5m The Darlington-headquartered Bannatyne Group announced plans last April to raise £300m by floating the ...

yesterday 13:39 open_in_new
Bannatyne Group's scrapped stock exchange bid cost business £2.5m

Former Dragons’ Den star Duncan Bannatyne’s health club and hotel chain saw profits fall after its aborted flotation on the London Stock Exchange cost the business nearly £2.5m The Darlington-headquartered Bannatyne Group announced plans last April to raise £300m by floating the ...

yesterday 13:39 open_in_new
Tyneside school so skint it sends staff on playground hunt for pupils' lost dinner money

A school has admitted being so strapped for cash it sends staff out to pick up pupils’ dropped dinner money.

Each week the head at the unnamed school organises a search party to scour the playground for change that has rolled out of kids’ pockets.

The money is then kept to swell ...

2017-03-23 23:25 open_in_new
Tyneside school so skint it sends staff on playground hunt for pupils' lost dinner money

A school has admitted being so strapped for cash it sends staff out to pick up pupils’ dropped dinner money.

Each week the head at the unnamed school organises a search party to scour the playground for change that has rolled out of kids’ pockets.

The money is then kept to swell ...

2017-03-23 23:25 open_in_new
London attack: The Gateshead hero who tried to save tragic police officer

This is the unsung hero who fought in vain to save a police officer killed in the line of duty in the London terror attack.

Team GB boxing coach Tony Davis, from Low Fell, jumped a fence and raced to the scene to try to resuscitate PC Keith Palmer as he fought for his life on the ...

2017-03-23 13:31 open_in_new
London attack: The Gateshead hero who tried to save tragic police officer

This is the unsung hero who fought in vain to save a police officer killed in the line of duty in the London terror attack.

Team GB boxing coach Tony Davis, from Low Fell, jumped a fence and raced to the scene to try to resuscitate PC Keith Palmer as he fought for his life on the ...

2017-03-23 13:31 open_in_new
Newcastle pizza chef caught with huge haul of illegal tobacco on the A1

A pizza chef claimed he was “doing a favour for a mate” when he was quizzed after being caught with almost 80,000 illicit cigarettes.

Mohammed Amir, 38, of Colgrove Place, Newcastle, was sentenced at Newcastle Magistrates’ Court on Wednesday after pleading guilty to evading tens of ...

2017-03-23 07:57 open_in_new
Why a crowdfunding project for computer games console ran into trouble

A retro game fan who paid into a crowdfunding project to help build a new console has been left disappointed.

Andrew Bramfitt is one of thousands who put £100 into the project to make a modern version of the ZX Spectrum originally designed by inventor Clive Sinclair.

But, ...

2017-03-20 14:57 open_in_new
Why a crowdfunding project for computer games console ran into trouble

A retro game fan who paid into a crowdfunding project to help build a new console has been left disappointed.

Andrew Bramfitt is one of thousands who put £100 into the project to make a modern version of the ZX Spectrum originally designed by inventor Clive Sinclair.

But, ...

2017-03-20 14:57 open_in_new
Trackside fire on the East Coast Mainline leaves trains at a standstill

A trackside fire has left trains at a standstill on the East Coast Mainline .

Rail passengers using Northern, Transpennine Express, Cross Country and Virgin Trains are experiencing delays of 30 minutes due to the blaze.

The fire service are at the scene and the disruption is ...

2017-03-19 20:13 open_in_new
Trackside fire on the East Coast Mainline leaves trains at a standstill

A trackside fire has left trains at a standstill on the East Coast Mainline .

Rail passengers using Northern, Transpennine Express, Cross Country and Virgin Trains are experiencing delays of 30 minutes due to the blaze.

The fire service are at the scene and the disruption is ...

2017-03-19 20:13 open_in_new
Garden events in the North East for March & April: Plan a visit and tell us about your events too
This diary of garden and floral events will help you find inspiration for your own garden across Tyneside, Northumberland, County Durham and Wearside as well as being a pleasant outing in its own right ...
2017-03-16 13:59 open_in_new
Garden events in the North East for March & April: Plan a visit and tell us about your events too
This diary of garden and floral events will help you find inspiration for your own garden across Tyneside, Northumberland, County Durham and Wearside as well as being a pleasant outing in its own right ...
2017-03-16 13:59 open_in_new
VisitEngland Awards shortlist: Beamish is among North East attractions announced as finalists

Beamish is among attractions across the North East which have been short-listed in the VisitEngland Awards for Excellence.

Tourist bosses are set to be delighted at news that venues ranging from the County Durham museum to a pub in Northumberland are in the running for a national title. ...

2017-03-16 12:53 open_in_new
VisitEngland Awards shortlist: Beamish is among North East attractions announced as finalists

Beamish is among attractions across the North East which have been short-listed in the VisitEngland Awards for Excellence.

Tourist bosses are set to be delighted at news that venues ranging from the County Durham museum to a pub in Northumberland are in the running for a national title. ...

2017-03-16 12:53 open_in_new
Garden events in the North East for March & April: Plan a visit and tell us about your events too
This diary of garden and floral events will help you find inspiration for your own garden across Tyneside, Northumberland, County Durham and Wearside as well as being a pleasant outing in its own right ...
2017-03-15 13:43 open_in_new