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A very visual reminder of the awards passed through the region today - the Pride of Britain bus.
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MPs and Lords have been left unable to access their emails remotely as a result of measures taken to stave off the attack.
Thirteen Group has confirmed that Kennedy Gardens in Billingham has been found to be partially clad with cladding which is combustible.
Members of the community turned out to show solidarity in the wake of recent terror attacks.