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Emergency services join forces for Bonfire campaign

Emergency services across Northumberland, Tyneside and Wearside are joining forces in the hope that this year’s Bonfire period is one of the safest on record.

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Dominic Raab - Why tougher sentences for those who bring death and destruction to our roads are needed

Dominic Raab - Why tougher sentences for those who bring death and destruction to our roads are needed

In a split second, someone’s life can be changed forever.

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Temporary Deputy Chief Constable Darren Best

Northumbria Police appoints an Acting Deputy Chief Constable

Northumbria Police has temporarily promoted one of its Assistant Chief Constables as the search goes on for a new Chief Constable.

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Are yobs firing ball bearings with a catapult at North Tyneside windows?

Police believe residents and businesses in North Tyneside may have been targeted by yobs firing ball bearings using catapults.

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The van crashed into a Wallsend home.

Man jailed after crashing van into Wallsend home

A 30-year-old man has been jailed for dangerous driving after he crashed a van into a home in Wallsend.

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The drugs hidden in the shelves.

Wallsend man arrested in drug trafficking investigation

Four men have been arrested following a series of raids targeting an organised crime group suspected of importing class A drugs worth more than £330,000.

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Appeal after report of concern for a woman

Following an incident in Tynemouth last night, police are appealing for the public’s help in relation to an injured woman.

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Man arrested in North Tyneside after firearm report

A man was arrested near a North Tyneside Metro station last night after a report that he had a gun.

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Police at the scene.

Two men accused of murdering young North Tyneside mum

Two men accused of the murder of a young Vietnamese mum from Killingworth, whose body was found in a burning car, may face a trial by jury next year.

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Police are cracking down on speeding drivers.

Police clamp down on speeding drivers

Northumbria Police is taking part in a Europe-wide crackdown on speeding motorists.

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Two men charged with murder of Killingworth woman found in burning car

A woman whose body was found in a burning car in a North East street was from Killingworth, police have revealed.

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Police are looking for this man.

Police hunt for Metro trespasser in North Tyneside

Police are looking for a man who caused significant delays to the Metro after trespassing on the tracks in North Tyneside.

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Police issue drug warning over blue pills

Northumbria Police has issued a drug warning as a blue pill being sold as ecstasy is now believed to be a combination of cocaine and meth.

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Man charged in connection with death outside nightclub

A man has been charged in connection with the death of North Shields man Graham Thurston.

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Tony Dodds

Man jailed for life for ‘cowardly attack’ in Whitley Bay guesthouse

A man has been jailed for life for battering a stranger to death with a wine bottle in a Whitley Bay guesthouse.

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Watch out for bogus callers, warn police

Police are warning residents to be on their guard against bogus callers, after two incidents in North Tyneside last week.

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Lewis Turnbull

Police hunt for wanted man

Police are appealing for help to trace a man wanted in connection with a number of offences.

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Watch dramatic footage of danger drivers' high speed race through Tyne Tunnel

Video footage has been released of two cars racing each other at dangerous speeds through the Tyne Tunnel.

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WATCH: Drivers banned after racing through Tyne Tunnel

Two Northumberland motorists have been banned from driving for 15 months after they were seen racing through the Tyne Tunnel.
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Man snatched woman’s handbag in Whitley Bay

Police are appealing for witnesses after a woman’s handbag was stolen from her car in Whitley Bay.

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