Newcastle Council says 38 blocks did not have the flammable material used on Grenfell.
The sailors, aged 10 to 30, visited 58 towns and cities - including Newcastle - round the coast of the UK.
The four defendants were accused of child sex and drugs offences dating back to 2006.
BBC Music lists two Newcastle venues as among the most beautiful UK gig venues.
Ten years ago the Northern Rock empire collapsed.
Tomer Hemed scores the only goal as Brighton beat Newcastle United to record their second successive home Premier League win.
Simona Koren scores on her debut as Sunderland Ladies open their WSL 1 season with a win against Reading Women.
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