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1 March 2015 Last updated at 11:55

East Coast rail back in private handsAn East Coast line train

Services on the East Coast rail route between London and Scotland return to private hands after more than five years in the public sector.


Arts Centre WashingtonArts centre venue in £250k windfall

An arts centre on Wearside gets more than £250,000 to spend on improving its facilities.

Anti-Pegida rallyPegida UK stages first demonstration

About 2,000 protesters demonstrate against the first rally in Britain by a group opposed to what it calls the "Islamisation of Europe".

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

Pacer trains may 'still have role' in North of England

The Prime Minister said they were history but 30-year-old Pacer trains may not disappear from the North's railways

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

Inside Out returns for a new series in 2015

Inside Out returns for a new series in 2015 but Chris Jackson's blog is coming to an end and he can now be found on social media.

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