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Newcastle mother appeals on Twitter for new kidney

[ad_1] Image copyright Joanne D'Onofrio Image caption Joanne D'Onofrio said she needed a kidney from a live donor "pretty quickly" to save her life A mother has issued an urgent appeal on Twitter for a life-saving kidney.Joanne D'Onofrio, 46 and from Newcastle, is currently on dialysis in the city's Freeman Hospital after falling seriously ill.At 18 she suffered kidney failure and had her first transplant a year later in 1991,
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Newcastle 1-2 Chelsea: DeAndre Yedlin own goal gives Blues victory

[ad_1] Eden Hazard (centre) scored his first goal of the seasonMaurizio Sarri's Chelsea maintained their winning start to the Premier League season with victory over Newcastle United in a match featuring three goals in 11 second-half minutes. Eden Hazard, on his first start this season for the Blues, netted from the penalty spot in the 76th minute before substitute Joselu levelled with a brilliant header at St James' Park.But, having

Newcastle pyjama rave aims to get more kids reading

[ad_1] It can be hard to find time as a parent to sleep, let alone find time to go to a rave.Seven Stories, the National Centre for Children's Books in Newcastle, hosted a 'pyjama rave' for families - allowing parents to rave with their babies. The rave was part of an exhibition called 'Time to Get Up', which aimed to encourage kids to incorporate reading into their daily routines. [ad_2]
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Newcastle photos by ‘flawed visionary’ T Dan Smith go on show

[ad_1] Image copyright Estate of T Dan Smith Image caption People at the opening of the socialist and trade union celebration of May Day in 1963 Recently-discovered photographs by a disgraced Newcastle politician have gone on show in the city.T Dan Smith was leader of the city council in the 1960s and oversaw a programme of slum clearance, but was later jailed for accepting bribes.His photos, which he may have