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Businessman and philanthropist Graham Wylie has became one of the North East's most successful businessmen after co-founding The Sage Group, the UK's biggest software company in 1981.

Teenage sweethearts Chloe Rutherford and Liam Curry, from South Shields, were killed when a suicide bomber targeted an Ariana Grande concert last May. 

 A street sweeper for 35 years, Peter Woodmansey officially retired 17 years ago - but he still spends two hours every day diligently sweeping the streets of Darlington.

Lynn from North Shields, is the founder of Pathways4All, a charity which provides recreational activities and support for children with disabilities and additional needs.

Emily was just nine when an aerosol which was thrown into a garden fire exploded, causing serious facial injuries.

Blake was in the pool while on holiday in France with his younger sister Tilly, his mum Victoria and her husband David last year, when he spotted another child’s lifeless body at the bottom.

Former British Army Staff Sergeant Tony was the first person to rush to the aid of PC Palmer, the unarmed police officer who was fatally stabbed as he attempted to stop terrorist Khalid Masood outside the Palace of Westminster.

Northumbria officers Sgt Elliott Richardson and PCs Sarah Currie and Michael Otterson were on duty in Gateshead when they received a call about a man who had made threats of violence. After searching for him, they spotted him entering a pub, wearing body armour and carrying a rucksack. When PCs Currie and Otterson opened the door to the pub, they were confronted by the man holding a handgun.

Callum Lane-Tingle from Fairfield, Stockton, has raised more than £15,000 in the 11 months since his dad Andy discovered he had terminal kidney cancer.

Ivan started his fundraising nine years ago after his newborn son Sebastian had life-saving surgery at the Children’s Heart Unit, at Newcastle’s Freeman Hospital.

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