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PM award for North East charity

A North East charity which provides emergency accommodation for homeless young people is the latest winner of a Big Society Award from the Prime Minister David Cameron.

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Big Society award for North East charity

The Prime Minister, David Cameron, has awarded Nightstop North East a prestigious Big Society Award.

The project provides safe emergency accommodation for homeless young people aged 16-25.

Volunteers provide a safe place to sleep, washing facilities and breakfast for up to 14 nights.

The team of 31 volunteers across Tyne & Wear and County Durham, has now expanded to include Teesside as well as Northumberland and County Durham.

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