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Grieving young mum urges motorists to ‘take it easy’

Young mum Faye Keeler is facing parenthood alone after her “perfect” partner Chris Earl was killed in a motorbike accident near their home.



Primary school first in North East to win Modeshift award

A primary school from Newcastle has become the first school in the North East to receive the Modeshift Stars Award. Read more...


Bikers urged to take it easy as figures show rise in serious accidents

A new campaign has been launched on the back of figures which show that almost 2,500 motorcyclists have been killed or injured in the north east of England over the past five years. Read more...

New North East campaign urges road users to 'look out for each other'

 A teenager who survived after stepping off a bus into the path of a car has given her support to a new Road Safety GB North East campaign that is urging road users to ‘look out for each other’ Read more..


20mph limits being rolled out at Durham schools

Durham County Council has launched its ‘Slow to 20 for Safer Streets’ campaign which is seeing 20mph speed limits rolled out on roads near a number of schools in the region. Read more...


School newspaper promotes road safety

Budding newshounds from a school in the county have honed their journalistic skills to help raise awareness of road safety. Read more...




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