North Yorkshire Police u-turn on new HQ

North Yorkshire Police say that a u-turn on proposals to build new headquarters near Thirsk will save the tax-payer millions of pounds.

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Lights Out across the North East to remember WW1

People across the UK are being invited to turn out their lights at exactly the same time, 100 years after Britain entered the First World War.

This will happen between 10pm and 11pm on Monday August 4th.

We are being urged to do this either at our homes, or to join others for a public display of commemoration.

Here are the locations of public Lights Out events across the region:

  • Royal British Legion, Newbiggin by the Sea, Northumberland
  • North Tyneside Council headquarters
  • Northumbria House, North Shields
  • Sage Gateshead
  • Royal British Legion, Houghton-le-Spring
  • Durham Cathedral
  • Durham School
  • Clarence Court sheltered housing, Spennymoor
  • Dorman Museum, Middlesbrough
  • Yarm War Memorial
  • Bowes Museum, Barnard Castle
  • North Yorkshire County Council headquarters, Northallerton
  • Composer at Woods, Berwick-upon-Tweed

More details can be found at the official Lights Out website

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Reed through to Mixed Doubles Semi Finals

Daniel Reed
Daniel Reed (right) and his partner Kelly Sibley in the Mixed Doubles Credit: Tim Ireland/PA Wire/Press Association Images

Northallerton's Daniel Reed has progressed into the Semi-Finals of the Table Tennis Mixed Doubles.

The 24-year-old, from Northallerton, and his partner Kelly Sibley overcome India 3-2 in the Quarter-Finals.

The Mixed Doubles Semi-Finals gets underway on Friday.

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