Walk to highlight domestic abuse

Campaigners will set off on a walk in Tynemouth later today, November 25, to "highlight the hidden problems of domestic abuse".

The four-mile walk will bring together those who have experienced abuse, alongside abuse support organisations - including health agencies and North Tyneside Council.

50 balloons will also be released to commemorate victims of violence.

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Vigil against violence

Hundreds are expected to hold a candlelit vigil in Sunderland tonight to raise awareness about violence against women.