The leader of Newcastle City Council, Nick Forbes, has been talking to us about the announcement that a new £600,000 arts fund is being set up to support theatres and arts organisations in the region.
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Kerrie brings you Saturday night's forecast
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Dry, warm and sunny with sea breezes. Isolated heavy showers by evening and overnight