The following areas had the highest proportion of married couples in the North East, according to the 2011 Census:
- Northumberland 52.1%
- Redcar & Cleveland 47.5%
- Stockton-on-Tees 47.5%
- County Durham 47.2%
- Darlington 46.8%
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Later a candlelit vigil is due to be held at St Andrew's Roman Catholic Church in Eston for those who have lost their jobs.
Cleveland Police are calling on parents to educate their children about the dangers of throwing objects from bridges onto roads.