John Ramsey from Redcar has received an Arctic Star medal after a lengthy campaign to recognise the part British Navy played in escorting merchant ships taking crucial supplies to Russia during the Second World War.
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Over 700 fusiliers, veterans and cadets have marched in Newcastle to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the formation of the regiment.
The ticket, which appears to be dated 19th August 1980, was found at Haymarket metro station.
A Wearside slimmer who lost over seven stone and recovered from breaking his hip only one year ago is taking on the London Marathon.