The number of stray dogs in the North East has gone up by 93% in the last 4 years. The latest figures released by the Dogs Trust show around 27 dogs are picked up in the region each day.
The charity say it's putting a strain on recourses and are asking people to consider rehoming. Owners are being advised to get dogs chipped.
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Work will be undertaken to replace coping stones from the southern parapet and reset stones on the northwest corner of County Bridge.
Coastline Records was set up by five Music Technology students to help revitalise the local music scene.