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Frank Wappat: Veteran BBC radio broadcaster dies

Veteran broadcaster Frank Wappat has died at the age of 84.

The radio presenter, who worked for the BBC for 40 years, died earlier - on his birthday - at Newcastle's Royal Victoria Infirmary due to heart failure.

The former BBC Newcastle presenter retired in October 2010 due to ill health.