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Time to celebrate your babies of the week

DESPITE these uncertain times, we find time once again to celebrate more babies of the week and thanks to all those parents who submitted photographs.

If you would like a photograph of your baby to appear on our pages, and on our website, then please get in touch.

You will find a form at www.northernecho.co.uk/newarrivals

The Northern Echo:

Sam Bell and Jonathon Smith sent us this photograph of Lloyd Robert Smith, who was born on August 30 at the University Hospital of North Durham, weighing 6lb 6oz. Lloyd has three siblings – Jake, Krystal and Abi. Mum and dad said: “May God bless, guide and watch over you son. You have completed our family and we shall love and cherish you forever”

The Northern Echo:

Sophie Lenton and Callum Scott welcomed daughter Amelia Grace Scott into the world on July 23 at Darlington Memorial Hospital. Amelia weighed 8lb 6oz. Sophie and Callum said: “Mummy and Daddy love you so much, and we wish you a lifetime of health and happiness”

The Northern Echo:

Samantha and Ben Hewitt welcomed daughter Hollie Jayne into the world on June 10 at the University Hospital of North Durham. Hollie weighed 6lb 13oz and is a sister to Callum and Jack. Samantha and Ben said: “We hope for a lifetime of happiness and love. Hollie is the perfect final addition to our family”

The Northern Echo:

Amy and Colin sent us this cute photo of Frey Jack Wilkin who was born on April 18 at the University Hospital of North Durham, weighing 5lb 6oz. Frey has two siblings, Raiden and Reece. Amy and Colin said: “We wish Frey to be happy, healthy and forever showered with love, and to always know how much joy he brought in such uncertain times”

The Northern Echo:

Kya and Robert welcomed daughter Olivia into the world on March 8 at Durham hospital, weighing 5lb 11oz. Olivia has two sisters, Demi and Imogen, and a brother, Riley. Mum and dad said: “We wish you to be happy and healthy through these uncertain times. We would also like to thank Durham hospital for everything they do”

The Northern Echo:

Rebecca and John wanted to share this picture of their new daughter Nova Jade, who was born on August 10, at Durham, weighing 5lb 13oz. Rebecca and John said: “We wish for you to grow into the big strong girl you’ve shown us you are, after arriving five weeks early and proving what a little fighter you are”

The Northern Echo:

Katie-Jo and Josh sent us a photograph of their daughter Mercy-Jo, who was born on June 15, in Darlington, weighing 6lb 4oz. Mercy-Jo has a sibling, Luke-James. Mum and dad said: “We wish her all the love and success the world has to offer”

Football news:

Everton and Liverpool in the top 2 at the end of the round in the Premier League for the first time in 27 years
Arteta about 0:1 with Leicester: I Don't know why the hell our goal was canceled. It is difficult to create space when 10 people are sitting behind the ball line
Rodgers on 1-0 with Arsenal: Leicester deserved to win. Vardy is a world-class player
Juve without Ronaldo could not beat Verona and Crotone in Serie A
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15,000 Teddy bears were planted at the Heerenveen match as part of a campaign to fight cancer. Toys sold for 230 thousand euros
Adidas and Pharrell Williams have reinvented the old forms of Real Madrid, Arsenal, Manchester United, Bayern Munich and Juve. The design is hand-made and celebrates imperfection