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Rathband memorial service

A service to commemorate the life of the police officer blinded by Raoul Moat who took his life last week has taken place.

The service for David Rathband at St Nicholas' Cathedral in Newcastle was organised by his twin.

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Twin pays emotional tribute to blinded Pc

Darren Rathband, the twin brother of blinded Pc David Rathband, paid an emotional tribute to him at a cathedral service in Newcastle.

Among the mourners at St Nicholas' Cathedral, Newcastle, were Policing Minister Nick Herbert, actor Tim Healy and Northumbria Police chief constable Sue Sim.

The officer's children Mia, 13, and Ashley, 19, were seated at the front of the historic church.

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