The funeral of former Newcastle United Chief Executive Freddie Fletcher takes place in Newcastle today. Friends and family will gather in Gosforth for the service. Freddie died from cancer, aged 71. He helped transform Newcastle United during the early 1990s.
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Veterans, cadets, dignitaries and serving Northumberland Fusiliers have paid tribute to those killed at the Battle of the Somme
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Two men whose grandfathers fought in the Tyneside Irish battalion and died together on the Somme have returned to visit their graves.