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As cricket fever takes over the North East ahead of the Ashes test matches at Durham next month, Paul Collingwood has put forward his prediction.
The former England cricketer and Captain of Durham was collecting his honorary degree from the University of Northumbria and he could not resist talking about the Ashes.
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A Northumberland man has broken the world record for three pot leeks with a combined size of 572 cubic inches.
A 70-year-old Northumberland gardener has broken the world record for owning the biggest leeks in the world.