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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Lewis Rider, who turns 23 on September 7th, purchased the scratchcard this week whilst buying a tin of food for his dog, Marley.