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Ali investigates a new report suggesting that child poverty in the UK is now worse than it was 40 years ago

A new report suggests that child poverty in the UK is now worse, much worse, than it was 40 years ago. Ali investigates how that can be, and hears from families whose children are classed as being in poverty and who live in our area…
PLUS
Apprenticeship places in the North East grew last year by a fifth – but interest in the places available isn’t in traditional industries. Ali reveals which are the most popular apprenticeships, and hears from someone hoping to land a job following their placement.
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Should our counties and boroughs have celebration days? Ali hears of plans to bring in a County Durham Day… but when might it be?

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3 hours

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Fri 30 Aug 2013 06:00