The ITV Tyne Tees team helped support the Biggest Bag Pack today for the ITV Text Santa Appeal.
Pam Royle, Ian Payne and Ross Hutchinson joined a team of volunteers from a range of charities to help shoppers in Gateshead.
For more information visit the ITV Text Santa website.
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There are 66 candidates standing in the Tyne and Wear area in the General Election on June 8
Richard Vincent, 32, of Southmead Avenue in Blakelaw, was last seen in Newcastle city centre near to Spital Tounges.
There are 32 candidates standing in the Tees Valley area for the 2017 General Election