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BBC News: Cameron pledges tax cuts 'for 30m'
Wednesday 1st October 2014
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Firefighters tackle hotel blaze

Firefighters are tackling a major blaze which broke out in the roof of a hotel in North Yorkshire.

Cancelled firework display returns

The firework display in Newton Aycliffe which has been cancelled due to dangerous numbers of visitors will be back on for residents only.

Spurned lover slashed woman's face

A severely autistic man from Teesside is detained indefinitely in hospital after slashing the face and neck of a woman he met on an internet dating site.

City phone calls need area code

Changes aimed at freeing up more numbers in Middlesbrough, Aberdeen, Bradford, Brighton and Milton Keynes mean area code must be dialled for local landline calls.

Judge inquiry call on 'lenient' term

Three crime commissioners claim a judge who spared a domestic abuser jail should be investigated for misconduct.

New revised potash mine plans lodged

A revised planning application to build a £1.7bn potash mine in North Yorkshire is submitted to a council but opponents say it is a "threat" the the moors.

Memorial to VC hero nears completion

A memorial honouring the only soldier to win the Victoria Cross on D-Day is expected to be on show in Middlesbrough by April next year, organisers say.