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Everest trip for Newcastle schoolchildren

17 July 2013 Last updated at 14:37 BST

A group of schoolchildren in the west end of Newcastle have been offered the chance to travel to Mount Everest base camp.

They are training to tackle the mountainous conditions in Nepal next year.

Helen Richardson reports.

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