Wed, 23rd Apr 2014

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Ban on free infertility treatment to be lifted

7:10am Wednesday 23rd April 2014

The Northern Echo: INFERTILITY BREAKTHROUGH: Professor Karim Nayernia,  of Newcastle University, who has developed a technique to create human sperm using embryonic stem cells

NHS commissioners in North Yorkshire are to end a controversial ban on funding free infertility treatment for eligible couples.

Man died after getting his head trapped between hydraulic tailgate door and edge of trailer

6:00am Wednesday 23rd April 2014

A FARM worker died after suffering a fractured skull when his head was crushed between the edge of a trailer and its tailgate, an inquest heard.

Killed workers to be remembered in Stanley service

6:00am Wednesday 23rd April 2014

The Northern Echo: Linda Whelan leads a previous march

FAMILIES of workers killed on the job will hold a parade and service in a County Durham village next week in memory of their loved ones.

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Ameobi set for talks over future - with some senior Newcastle figures wanting him to stay

7:00am Wednesday 23rd April 2014

The Northern Echo: MATCH-WINNER: Magpies hero Shola Ameobi heads for goal during last night’s win

SHOLA AMEOBI will discuss his Newcastle United future at the end of the season – with some influential figures at the club pushing for him to be offered a new short-term deal.

Poyet to provide Borini with a glowing reference after Sunderland heroics

7:00am Wednesday 23rd April 2014

The Northern Echo: Fabio Borini scores a penalty for Sunderland in their derby win over Newcastle United. Picture: Action Images

GUSTAVO POYET is hoping Fabio Borini adds to his growing catalogue of big-match goals in the final four games of the season, and has revealed he would recommend the attacker to any club in Europe.

Road To Rio: Driscoll adds to her medal haul with double European success

7:00am Wednesday 23rd April 2014

The Northern Echo: UPSIDE DOWN: Kat Driscoll will wait before deciding if she will aim for the Olympic Games in 2016

KAT DRISCOLL has cemented her status as Britain's greatest ever trampolinist by winning a team gold and individual silver at the European Trampoline and Tumbling Championships in Portugal.

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I will return any bonuses I don't deserve, says new building society boss

6:00am Wednesday 23rd April 2014

The Northern Echo: TOP ROLE: Colin Fyfe

THE new boss of a North-East building society has pledged to hand back any future bonuses if he does not deserve them.

Waste-to-energy company plans to create jobs in expansion

6:00am Wednesday 23rd April 2014

The Northern Echo: Workers in the control room at Sita UK's Haverton Hill Road base, in Billingham, near Stockton

A COMPANY using waste to power the North-East wants to create jobs in an expansion.

Business park invests in hawk-eyed pest controller

7:00am Wednesday 23rd April 2014

DARLINGTON’S Lingfield Point has added a member of staff to its team – she’s feathered, she friendly and she’s called Freya - the hawk-eyed pest control officer- who keeps the seagulls at bay – nature’s way.

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