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26 November 2014 Last updated at 10:22

Cinema's appeal over ticket cashTyneside Cinema

A cinema in Newcastle appeals for people who recently bought tickets online to pay for them.

Paul Gascoigne at Wallsend Boys ClubGazza visits famous boys' club

Former England and Newcastle player Paul Gascoigne passes on advice to young players at the Wallsend Boys Club.

Votes being countedIn pictures: By-elections since 2010

A look back at the by-elections, including South Shields, that have taken place since the 2010 general election.

Richard Moss Article written by Richard Moss Richard Moss Political editor, North East & Cumbria

North East poll backs move of powers to local areas

A new BBC poll suggests people in the North East are the strongest supporters of more powers for local areas.

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Chris Jackson Article written by Chris Jackson Chris Jackson Presenter, Inside Out, North East & Cumbria

Inside Out returns with an investigation into e-cigarettes

How safe are e-cigarettes? A new series of Inside Out investigates just what is contained in them.

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BBC Local Live

    10:28: Gouffran and Colback show support

    Newcastle United's Jack Colback and Yoan Gouffran gave support to a charity initiative that is helping disabled children to play football for the first time.

    The pair visited Sir Charles Parsons School in Walker, Newcastle, and introduced the Football For All Schools Programme which offers coaching sessions to youngsters with varying mobility.

    Yoan Gouffran and Jack Colback

    Find out more about the initiative here.

    10:14: Back in time Colin Briggs BBC Look North

    The new series of Inspector George Gently is currently being filmed in the North East.

    Locations all over the region have been transported back in time to resemble the 1960s for the five-month shoot.

    Cars parked on a street

    And once again County Durham provides the backdrop. We have an exclusive look behind the scenes on Look North later.

    09:59: News on the hour

    The top local headlines at 10:00 include:

    09:50: Ambulance service responds to MP claim

    The North East Ambulance Service has responded to the claim by Stockton North Labour MP Alex Cunningham we told you about earlier that a man was left in a road for two hours with a broken leg.

    A spokesman said: "We did not achieve our normal response time on this occasion. We're currently experiencing exceptionally high levels of demand - up 10% on last year.

    "Our priority is always those patients most in need who have experienced serious trauma."

    09:42: Woman stabbed in Washington Sunderland Echo

    A woman is fighting for her life after being stabbed in Washington this morning.

    Scene in Washington

    A 34-year-old man has been arrested and officers say both parties are known to each other.

    09:35: Rise in homophobic attacks Helen Richardson BBC Newcastle News Editor

    There's been a rise in the number of violent homophobic attacks in the Durham Police area, the force has said. Officers dealt with eight cases this year - up from six last year.

    Northumbria Police has seen a drop in the number of attacks - there have been 16 so far this year, down from 18 last year.

    09:24: Give us your feedback

    What do you think of BBC Local Live? It's written by reporters across the North East and brings you the latest news, sport, travel and weather all in one place. We'd like your feedback about this service.

    09:11: Is it really 'grim up north'? Duncan Leatherdale BBC News Online

    In the autumn of 1933, the author and playwright JB Priestley went on a tour of England. His subsequent book, English Journey, is widely blamed for creating the "grim up north" stereotype, but just how much was he to blame for damaging the region's reputation?

    When JB Priestley reached Tyneside, he was already in a foul mood.

    JB Priestley

    Clogged with a cold, dosed up on a daze-inducing medicine and tired of travelling, the 39-year-old openly admitted he just wanted to go home. Read more in my feature.

    08:59: News on the hour

    The top local headlines at 09:00 include:

    08:48: Urgent appeal to save schoolgirl Lloyd Watson BBC News

    Something that is getting a lot of reaction on social media is our story from last night about an urgent UK-wide appeal to save a North East schoolgirl.

    Unless a donor can be found, 14-year-old Chloe Beaney might only have days to live. She has been placed top of the heart transplant waiting list at Newcastle's Freeman Hospital.

    Chloe Beaney and her parents

    BBC Look North's Sharon Barbour spoke to her parents, Colin and Katrina Wilkinson, and Dr Richard Kirk, the cardiologist involved with her care.

    08:37: In the news today Northern Echo editor Peter Barron
    08:27: Appeal to pay for tickets

    A cinema in Newcastle has appealed for people who recently bought tickets online to pay for them.

    Technical problems with the e-ticketing system used by Tyneside Cinema meant some tickets were issued without payment being taken. It came to light when customers got in touch saying their card statements had shown no record of a charge.

    Tyneside Cinema

    For security reasons, the box office did not keep card details, so it is now relying on people's goodwill.

    08:20: Man 'left with broken leg for two hours'

    An MP has launched a fierce attack on the North East Ambulance Service after a man was left in the road for two hours after breaking his leg.

    Alex Cunningham, the Labour MP for Stockton North, told the Commons the head of the service is "ignoring" demands for an explanation.

    Health minister Dr Dan Poulter responded: "I'm very sorry to hear about the difficulties experienced. I'm happy to look into those and do what I can. But I would also like to make clear on the record it's because this government has given £15bn more into the NHS during this parliament that we are making sure we're keeping services keep running efficiently through the winter."

    08:07: Three-vehicle accident Lloyd Watson BBC News

    One lane is blocked and there's queuing traffic on the A66 westbound in Middlesbrough between Asda Traffic Lights and Cargo Fleet Interchange because of an accident involving three cars.

    One lane is blocked and there's queuing traffic on the A1 southbound in Seaton Burn between Seaton Burn Roundabout and Gosforth Park because of a broken down vehicle. More on BBC Travel News for Teesside and Tyne and Wear.

    08:04: Dull and overcast Kay Crewdson Weather Presenter, BBC Look North

    The day will be dull and overcast across the area with outbreaks of rain and drizzle, and with extensive fog developing across the Pennines.

    Weather forecast

    Maximum temperature: 8C (46F). Check the forecast near you.

    08:00: Good morning Lloyd Watson BBC News

    Welcome to BBC Local Live. I'll be bringing you news, sport, weather and travel updates from across the North East.

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