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Appeal following theft of trailer

Police are appealing for information after the theft of a trailer.

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Northumbria Police neighbourhood officers and partners taking part in the latest Operation Checkpoint.

Operation focuses on crime in rural areas

Northumbria Police has once again taken part in an operation involving the region’s forces targeting travelling criminals.

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Police back summer drink and drug-driving campaign

Northumbria Police is backing a national summer campaign to clamp down on drink and drug-driving.

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Appeal after theft incidents

Police are appealing for information following half-a-dozen recent thefts in Northumberland.

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Some of the cannabis plants found at Simonside Crescent, Hadston.

Police appeal after cannabis farm is discovered in Northumberland

A large number of cannabis plants has been discovered in the Hadston area of Northumberland.

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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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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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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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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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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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