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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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A woman who runs The Keel Row, a public house in Seaton Delaval, Northumberland, has been awarded the 'Community Hero Pub of the Year 2014'.
Not a bad start to the week. Sunny start to Monday with cloud building but good sunny spells developing
Emma brings you Sunday's Weather Forecast.