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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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Alcoholic abused paramedic after being told to stop sniffing gas

An alcoholic became abusive to a paramedic who told him to stop sniffing lighter fluid while treating him in a pub doorway.

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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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Female jogger sexually assaulted in Northumberland

Police are appealing for witnesses after a female jogger was sexually assaulted in Northumberland.

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Man charged after robbery of 91-year-old woman in Blyth

A 32-year-old man has been charged with two offences following the street robbery of a 91-year-old woman in Blyth on Wednesday.
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Man arrested after pensioner robbed in street

A man has been arrested following an incident yesterday morning where a 91-year-old woman’s handbag was forcibly stolen.

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Police force appoints Acting Chief Constable

An Acting Chief Constable has been appointed at Northumbria Police this week.

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Crackdown operation launched after spate of summer thefts in Blyth

Northumbria Police has launched a crackdown operation after a spate of summer thefts in Blyth – and a number of people have already been arrested.

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Taz shortly after he was found.

Starving dogs found locked in squalid Northumberland house

Two dogs nearly starved to death after being locked inside a squalid house.

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Attacker jailed after stamping on stranger’s head

A man has been jailed after he repeatedly stamped on a stranger’s head as he was celebrating a Christmas night out in Bedlington.

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Revenge porn case is a legal first

A Northumberland man made legal history when he became the first to be convicted under new legislation on revenge porn.

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Appeal after burglars strike in Blyth

Police are appealing for witnesses following two house burglaries in Blyth.

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Youths cause damage to cars in area of town

Arrests have been made following some vandalism by a group of youths in an area of Bedlington.

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Teen dies after car crashes into vehicles

A man accused of causing the death of a Bedlington teenager as a result of dangerous driving appeared in court on Monday.

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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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Police appeal for witnesses after hit-and-run in Blyth

A man was seriously injured after a hit-and-run in Blyth yesterday.

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Sharp rise in rural crime in Northumberland

The cost of rural crime to Northumberland was £230,000 in 2016, up 21 per cent from £190,000 in 2015.

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Court date for pair accused of murder of man found in Northumberland field

A North-East man pleaded not guilty to the murder of a victim who was found seriously injured in a Cresswell field last month.
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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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