Seacadet Lieutenant Commander Alfie Simpson joins Pam and Ian in the studio

Lieutenant Commander Alfie Simpson is from the sea cadets who are based at Derwentaugh in Scotswood in Newcastle.

The sea cadets are getting £50,000 from the Olympic Lottery funding.

Pam and Ian spoke to him earlier today.

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Funding for North East clubs

Almost two million pounds worth of National Lottery funding is being awarded to sports groups across the North East and Cumbria.