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Live News: November 1, 2012
10:15am Thursday 1st November 2012 in Chester-le-Street
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Good luck tonight to brilliant Sunderland band @fieldmusicmusic who are nominated for the Mercury prize— @bphillipsonMP 01 November 2012
The North Yorkshire Credit Union has announced its collapse just weeks after it assured members it was only suspending loans temporarily and was not in any danger of going bust.
But today proved the union - which provided savings accounts and loans to more than 5,000 people in the county - could not be saved and talks are already taking place to bring South Yorkshire Credit Union into North Yorkshire.
North Yorkshire County Council forked out loans of £200,000 to help North Yorkshire Credit Union establish itself and a spokesperson for the council said it did not expect to be able to claim that money back after the collapse.
Savers have been assured their money is safe, and will be contacted by the Financial Services Compensation Scheme about how to collect savings and where to make future loan payments to.
Pools sign #boro youngster Zak Boagey, striker from their academy, Hartlepool-born #echosport— @loughlinecho 01 November 2012
No sign of Sven (or rudi voller) at #hartlepool training ground @ Graham Sports Centre, Maiden Castle http://t.co/WbhRqQpm— @loughlinecho 01 November 2012
October 26: Blyth Spartans release GK coach Carl King after review of club's requirements. Oct 31: Blyth lose 8-1 to Worksop Town. Ouch.— @MasonEcho 31 October 2012
STOCKTON ASSAULT: Cleveland Police are appealing for information in connection with an assault which took place in Arlington Street in Stockton in the early hours of Tuesday morning.
The 27 year old male victim was in the street between 1.00am and 2.00am when he was approached by two men who attacked him.
The victim’s girlfriend was present at the time and was screaming loudly in the street which may have been heard by occupants of neighbouring homes.
Two men have been arrested and appeared at TMC today; 20-year-old Kenny Burton of Stockton and 33-year-old Jonathan May also of Stockton. Both were charged with ‘wounding with intent’ and ‘possession of an offensive weapon’. Both have been remanded in custody.
Police are appealing for anyone who witnessed the incident to contact DC Neil Cawthorne at Cleveland Police on 101 or to contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.
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Accident A1M Bowburn. Minor injuries single vehicle involved. #drivesafe http://t.co/yqqNdPOn— @DurhamRPU 01 November 2012