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    Video caption: Brexit supporting students on their experiences at university

    University students who support Brexit speak about how they have been treated by fellow students.

  2. Our live coverage across the day

    That's all from us here today - thank you for joining us.

    You can stay in touch with the latest news overnight on BBC Tees, BBC Newcastle, Look North, and online.

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    We'll be back tomorrow from 08:00.

  3. Newcastle man who lost three limbs becomes volunteer lifeguard

    BBC Look North

    North East and Cumbria

    A Newcastle man who lost both legs and an arm as a child has become a volunteer lifeguard at his local swimming pool.

    Will Hardy was just two when he lost his limbs to meningitis, and he captured the hearts of many people when he carried the torch and lit the Olympic Flame in 2012.

    Now aged 19 he's keeping swimmers safe at Jesmond Pool in Newcastle.

    You can watch the full story on Look North at 18:30.

    Picture of Will Hardy at swimming pool.
  4. Crackdown on speeding drivers caught doing double the speed limit in Middlesbrough

    BBC Tees

    www.bbc.co.uk/BBCTees

    Inside one hour last Thursday police caught drivers speeding in excess of 60mph on Park Vale Road next to Albert Park.

    The speed limit is 30mph..

    Cleveland Police said 48 speeding drivers were caught in a single hour, the highest speed recorded was 63mph.

  5. Your weather tonight

    Any showers in the east will soon die out to give a mostly dry and chilly night with some clear spells at first.

    But cloud will tend increase again by morning, perhaps with a little drizzle on the hills.

    Weather image
  6. Jam Jar Cinema shortlisted for national award

    A small community cinema in North Tyneside has been shortlisted for a national award.

    The Jam Jar Cinema in Whitley Bay only opened four years ago, but already has a loyal fan base and has seen audiences grow to more than 30,000 a year.

    Staff there are hoping for a Hollywood ending after being shortlisted for Cinema of the Year.

    Image of Jam Jar Cinema
  7. Extinct pig could make a comeback

    BBC Tees

    www.bbc.co.uk/BBCTees

    A breed of pig which has been extinct for more than 50 years could make a comeback thanks to an animal conservation centre in County Durham.

    Wetheriggs Animal Rescue in Barnard Castle has been trying to recreate the Cumberland Pig.

    Some that might be a perfect match to the original have been bred.

  8. Askham Bryan College site officially opens in Middlesbrough

    Marton Hall's former Victorian stable block has officially opened as a learning centre which forms part of Askham Bryan College.

    The restoration has been made possible with a £3.2m grant from the Heritage Lottery Fund.

    Th educational centre brings together students from across Teesside and beyond to study animal management, equine and foundation learning courses.

    Image of official opening.
    Image caption: Official opening today
  9. Talks begin to try to avert rail strike next week

    The Journal

    Newspaper

    Talks to avert a 24-hour rail strike in the North East which is due to take place next Wednesday have begun.

  10. Police step up patrols in run up to Bonfire Night

    BBC Newcastle

    Police patrols are being stepped up in a part of Northumberland previously blighted by Bonfire Night incidents.

    Wansbeck has experienced firework misuse and anti-social behaviour.

    Officers will also be looking out for unauthorised bonfires built on land without permission, which may pose a threat to safety.

    They're also advising residents to bring in wheelie bins as soon as they've been emptied to prevent them being set on fire.

  11. Shopping centre coffee shop’s sudden notice to quit after 10 years

    Coffee shop workers have been left stunned after their business was given just over a week’s notice to quit Hartlepool’s Middleton Grange shopping centre after 10 years.

    Hartlepool Mail front page
  12. Robbery at Peterlee store

    BBC Tees

    www.bbc.co.uk/BBCTees

    There's been a robbery at a Peterlee convenience store.

    It happened at about 10.30 at the McColl's store on Oakerside Drive.

    No further details have yet been released by Durham Police.

  13. 'Little fighter' receives new heart

    A one-year-old girl who spent five months on life support has received a new heart weeks before her birthday.

    Ella Wiseman, from Douglas, Isle of Man, received her transplant on Monday after spending five months at a hospital in England following a diagnoses of heart failure.

    Her mother Amy Ash said her "little fighter" underwent surgery two hours after a donor had been found.

    She said they spent eight months travelling between the island and Liverpool until she was transferred to Newcastle Freeman Hospital for a transplant assessment.

    Ella Wiseman
  14. Appeal after morphine stolen in Teesside burglary

    Police are appealing for information after morphine was stolen during a burglary in Stockton.

    The drug was taken from an address on Blakeston Road after 23:00 yesterday.

    A distinctive gold-plated commemorative pin was also taken, which came from a Concorde flight.

  15. MP says business policies to prevent workplace harassment should apply to Parliament

    Newcastle MP Chi Onwurah said the policies and guidelines used by most businesses to prevent workplace harassment should apply to Parliament too.

    In an interview with the BBC she spoke of the differences she encountered moving from the world of business to working in Westminster.

    Quote Message: I worked in the business world, all over the world, before coming to Parliament, and I'd say that it was one of the biggest culture shocks - possibly the biggest culture shock in my life."
    Image of Chi Onwurah
  16. City of Culture arrive on Wearside

    Sunderland Echo

    Newspaper

    Today’s the day judges arrive on Wearside to decide whether Sunderland should be named City of Culture 2021.

    Sunderland Echo front page
  17. Cannabis farm found in former shopping centre

    Police in Newcastle are dismantling a cannabis farm found in a former shopping centre.

    An estimated £300,000 of the drug was seized at the Bryan Roycroft Centre on the Newbiggin Hall estate yesterday afternoon.

    Officers are trying to figure out who is responsible for producing it.