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Geordie Lad Wins The BBC’s Young Sports Personality Of The Year

South Tyneside’s Josef Craig was last night named as the BBC’s Young Sports Personality of the Year after becoming Britain’s youngest gold medallist at the 2012 Paralympics in the S7 400m freestyle swimming final The 15-year-old Hebburn born Geordie made a short speech thanking family, friends and performance director John Atkinson at British Swimming, who all helped him …

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London 2012 Torch Relay – Route Through Geordieland

Geordies are making final preparations this week before the Olympic flame makes it’s way through the Northumberland, North Tyneside, South Tyneside & the Durham areas of Geordieland. The Torch relay enters Northumberland from Scotland via the Geordie border town of Berwick-Upon-Tweed on the afternoon of 14th June 2012. Each area has different celebrations in place to publicise the torch relay …

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