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Good rating for Northumbria Police in legitimacy assessment

Communities can be confident they will be treated with fairness and respect by Northumbria Police, according to the latest independent report into the Force.

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Officers urge buyers to beware after fraudulent sale

Northumbria Police is reminding people to be cautious when responding to items for sale advertised via social media.

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Some of the firearms surrendered to Northumbria Police.

Nearly 300 firearms surrendered to Northumbria Police

A total of 280 firearms – including more than 100 air weapons and a number of historical pieces – have been handed in to Northumbria Police as part of a national surrender.

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CCTV appeal after Whitley Bay theft

Police investigating a theft from a car in Whitley Bay have released an image of a man they want to trace.

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Witness appeal after attempted robbery in North Shields

Police are appealing for witnesses after an attempted robbery at knifepoint in North Shields.

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Thomas Wright, chairman of Tyne and Wear Fire and Rescue Service, Dame Vera Baird QC, Northumbria Police and Crime Commissioner, Northumbria Police ACC Rachel Bacon and Tyne and Wear Fire and Rescue Service's Chief Fire Officer Chris Lowther.

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 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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