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Serial fly-tipper brought to justice

A fly-tipper who left a trail of waste across the countryside in Northumberland has been prosecuted by the county council.

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Queen offers 'deepest sympathy' to those affected by 'dreadful' Manchester terrorist attack

The Queen has offered her "deepest sympathy" to all those affected by the "dreadful" terrorist attack in Manchester, saying that the incident has "shocked" the nation.
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Man arrested after Manchester bomb attack leaves 22 dead, including children

A 23-year-old man has been arrested in connection with the bomb attack which killed 22 people, including children, and injured 59 more in Manchester.

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Man dies after being assaulted in Northumberland

A man who suffered serious head injuries after being assaulted in Northumberland has died in hospital.

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Drugs baron Brian Ferguson is said to have suffered a heart attack while serving a lengthy prison sentence.

Court hears '£500,000' Sunderland drugs baron only has £9,000 in assets

A drugs baron accused of making £500,000 from dealing only has assets worth £9,000, a court heard.
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Spate of burglaries in area of town centre

Police are reminding householders to be crime prevention conscious after recent break-ins in Blyth.

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Northumbria Police took part in a day of action against rogue traders.

Day of action to tackle rogue traders

Northumbria Police has taken part in a national initiative that tackles bogus callers and rogue traders who target vulnerable people.

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Davey Hope

Drink-driver jailed for causing death of much-loved husband

In July 2016, Davey Hope, who was 43, had stopped his car at a collision on the A19 near to the Killingworth turn-off in North Tyneside and got out to see if he could help anyone.

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Car passenger suffers serious injuries in crash in Northumberland

A car passenger has sustained serious injuries after the vehicle hit a lamp-post in Newbiggin.

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Man arrested after teenager raped in Northumberland park

A man has been arrested after a teenager was raped in a Northumberland park.

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Keep farm tools secure this spring

Police are advising Northumberland residents to keep their tools safe and secure when working outside.

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Dame Vera Baird.

Northumbria PCC reacts to rival pledges on policing

Northumbria Police and Crime Commissioner Vera Baird has responded to rival pledges on policing by the Conservatives and Labour.

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Police appeal for help to trace high-risk missing man

Police are appealing for help from the public to trace a missing North Tyneside man.

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Teenage girl raped in Northumberland park

Police have launched an investigation after a teenage girl was attacked from behind and raped in a Northumberland park.

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The National Crime Agency has issued a warning about heroin mixed with fentanyl and carfentanyl.

Warning to drug users over dangerous heroin mix

A deadly synthetic opioid recently detected in heroin supplies in the North East could be present in drugs around the UK, the National Crime Agency (NCA) has warned today.

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Man assaulted in suspected case of mistaken identity

Police are urging the public not to take the law into their own hands after a man was assaulted in Northumberland in a case of suspected misidentification.

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Police welcome tougher penalties for speeding

Changes introduced today which enable courts to issue tougher penalties for speeding motorists have been welcomed by Northumbria Police.

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Northmberland woman jailed for stealing OAP’s life-savings

A Northumberland woman has been convicted of theft and jailed for 16 months after stealing more than £21,000 from a 92-year-old woman with dementia, who she was paid to look after.

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PC Billy Mulligan with Leo Graham and Millie Duffy and their classmates from Saint Columba's RC Primary in Wallsend and Riverside Primary in North Shields at the launch of Northumbria Mini Police at Bedlington Police Station.
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Officers welcome youngest recruits

Northumbria Police is taking on its youngest-ever recruits after launching Northumbria Mini Police.

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The stolen watch.

Thieves steal First World War watch from Blyth museum

Police are appealing for witnesses after a watch, which was presented to a First World War hero to honour his bravery, was stolen from Blyth Battery Museum.

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