A bar owner and father of three has reached the finals of a competition which could see him named Britain's Best Groomed Man.
Les Langley says that he is the oldest finalist and is delighted to have made the short-list. He decided to take part in the competition to help raise awareness about cancer.
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Our Political Correspondent Paul Brand has been examining the snapshots for Berwick-upon-Tweed, a marginal seat in this year's election.
Blyth Tall Ship has received grant of £777,200 from the Heritage Lottery Fund to buy and restore a 100 year old wooden tall ship.
There are 37 constituencies in our region - 26 Labour, nine Conservative and two Liberal Democrat - but three of particular interest.