1. Tyne Tees

Hundreds of children waiting to be adopted

A new map published by the government shows hundreds of children in the North East are waiting to be adopted.

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  1. Ian Payne and Pam Royle

"Our children settled in really quickly"

The government wants to speed up adoptions to help the hundreds of children in the North East waiting for families.

David Oliver and his partner adopted three little boys six years ago, when they were 2, 3 and 4 years old. He says the process was difficult, but new measures should help,

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