Major Chester Potts, Chairman of the Northumberland Fusiliers Association, explains why veterans are campaigning against the loss of the regiment's 2nd Battalion. It'll disappear under government plans to reduce the size of the Army.
Veterans of the regiment held a vigil in protest at the cuts this morning.
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Extra officers are in the Wallsend area to carry out enquiries and to offer reassurance to the community.
Vera Robinson MBE has died at the age of 101. She had been a fundraiser for the Redcar RNLI lifeboat station since she was 16 years old.
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