Barclaycard offices in Thornaby where around 275 Firstsource staff, currently processing Payment Protection Insurance claims for the credit card provider, are expected to lose their jobs.
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Northumbria Police are holding a series of events to raise awareness around what hate crime is and the support available for victims.
The landslip, which caused part of the Carlisle to Newcastle rail line to close, is expected to re-open fully on Monday, February 8.
If you have been affected by an issue related to mental health help is available 24 hours a day.