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Ian Lavery MP.

Vote now to help find a local hero

In the words of Mark Knopfler’s Local Hero, which has become the theme tune of Newcastle United at the club’s home games, that’s exactly what we are looking for in Wansbeck right now.

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Ronnie Campbell MP for Blyth Valley.

Austerity never going to work

Chancellor Philip Hammond plans to plug the black hole in Tory finances by banning blanket pay rises for nurses, teachers and police officers.

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Northumbria Specialist Emergency Care Hospital'Picture by Jane Coltman

A frontline view of our services

Readers may recall me writing a few weeks ago about an initiative of mine to spend some time on the frontline with our local emergency services to see some of the issues they face on a day-to-day basis.

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