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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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Insp Pam Bridges; Sarah Read, from the NGO; Jane Dungait, NFU county advisor; Insp Liz Hall; Hugh Richardson, NFU county chairman; Supt Andy Huddleston and Giles Evans, of the Angling Trust.

Various organisations team up to focus on rural crime

Police and other bodies have officially launched a partnership initiative to tackle rural crime in Northumberland.

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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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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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Quad bikes and high-value tools stolen in Northumberland

Police are appealing for information after quad bikes and high-value construction tools have been stolen from various parts of Northumberland.

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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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Morpeth Railway Station

Police appeal after serious assault outside train station

A man was seriously assaulted at the weekend outside Morpeth Railway Station.

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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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Signage is going up as part of Operation Scrambler.

Illegal riding at sand dunes and beaches in police spotlight

Action is being taken to stop off-road motorbikes and quad bikes from riding on sand dunes and beaches along a section of the Northumberland coast.

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Vera Baird

Apply for cash from community fund

Groups supporting their neighbourhoods and communities across the Northumbria Police area have again been invited to apply for money from the PCC’s Community Fund.

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Police make 74 arrests in operation

Operation Flynn – a two-week crime-targeting initiative – has left its mark, with more than 70 arrests.

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Restorative justice project launched in Northumberland

A new initiative which aims to benefit victims, offenders and the local community has been launched by Victims First Northumbria (VFN) and HMP Northumberland, which is run by Sodexo.

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Arrest over social media threats to two schools in Morpeth

An 18-year-old man has been arrested in connection with social media threats made at two schools in Morpeth.

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One of the platforms at Morpeth Railway Station.

Police appeal after assault at Morpeth Railway Station

Following an assault at Morpeth Railway Station where a man suffered serious injuries, British Transport Police has issued an appeal for information.

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Man arrested following rape incident in Morpeth

Police investigating a rape that happened in the Morpeth area last month have made an arrest.

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Gearing up for Operation Checkpoint.

Overnight operation targets countryside crime

Police officers were joined by more than 30 volunteers last night to take part in the latest major operation on rural crime.

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Northumbria Police launches campaign to protect cyclists

Northumbria Police is launching a new campaign to protect cyclists on our roads and put dangerous drivers before the court.

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Two farm vehicles stolen in Northumberland

Police are appealing for witnesses after two farm vehicles were stolen near Acklington Mart on Saturday.

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