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Christmas Coca-Cola truck arrives in the North East

Christmas Coca Cola Truck Credit: PA

Coca-Cola's Christmas truck has touched down in the north east which can only mean one thing...The holidays are coming!

The Coca Cola Christmas truck arrived at Tesco, Kingston Park which marks the vehicles sixth year in the region. The truck will be touring the north east as part of its 44 location visit across the UK.

Times and Dates

Nov 23 2016

1PM - 9 PM

Tesco Newcastle Upon Tyne, Brunton Lane, Newcastle Upon Tyne, NE3 2FP

Nov 24 2016

1PM - 9PM

Asda Sunderland Superstore, Leechmere Road, Industrial Estate, Sunderland, SR2 9TT

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Kielder Winter Wonderland shut due to flooding

Publicity photo for Kielder Winter Wonderland. Credit: Kielder Winter Wonderland

Kielder Winter Wonderland has been shut due to flooding of the surrounding area. The road between Bellingham and Kielder was judged impassable leaving access to the site limited.

Today would have been the last day the site was open. Organisers say they have emailed and texted those due to attend and are contacting customers about refunds.

At around 6am we became aware that the rainfall was very heavy. Between 6 and 7am the water river rose by around a metre.

Its our last day so we are hugely disappointed but health and safety is our priority."

– David Hall, Northumbrian Water Limited
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