The North East's own Cheryl Cole has thanked the fans who both were and were not able to make the final Girls Aloud's ten year celebration tour.
The band have announced that they will be splitting after their time together.
To the people that haven't been able to make it, for what ever reason, we feel your support regardless and have done for 10 yrs..
To the people that have been to almost as many shows as we have lol let's make this a celebration of the past 10 years
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