Soldiers from our region have been awarded top military honours today.
All four risked their own lives to save others whilst on tour in Afghanistan, and joined a host of other soldiers who attended an awards ceremony at Sandhurst.
Watch the full report from Sarah Kelly below.
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The constituency of Washington and Sunderland West includes the UK's largest car plant, which was opened by Nissan in 1984.
This seat was formed prior to the 2010 General Election, taking in Sunderland city centre and the Ryhope area to the south.
The constituency of Stockton South includes relatively affluent areas like Yarm and Eaglescliffe.