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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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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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Northumbria Police appoints an Acting Chief Constable

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

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Dame Vera Baird.

Dame Vera welcomes new report on abuse

Northumbria Police and Crime Commissioner, Dame Vera Baird QC, has welcomed the findings of an Ofsted report which states professionals have made progress in responding to the large volume of cases of domestic abuse.

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Dame Vera Baird.

PCC in call for funding to deliver pay rise

Northumbria Police and Crime Commissioner, Dame Vera Baird QC, has demanded that extra funding be made available to cover the two per cent pay rise announced for police officers.

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Mini Police signs up new youngsters

Northumbria Police has taken on more of its youngest recruits as its successful Mini Police scheme is extended.

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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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Action week focusing on motorbike riders

Northumbria Police is currently taking part in a National Police Chiefs’ Council’s Motorcycle Week of Action campaign.

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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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Robbery and assault at Northumberland caravan park

A 69-year-old woman was assaulted during a robbery at Cresswell Towers Caravan Park last night.

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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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Witness appeal after burglary in Northumberland

Police are appealing for information from the public following a burglary in Stakeford where items worth in the region of £500 were stolen.

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Police hunt for wanted man

Police are appealing for help to trace a man wanted in connection with a number of offences.

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Injured man dies after being found in field

A man who was found severely injured in a Northumberland field has died in hospital.

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Watch dramatic footage of danger drivers' high speed race through Tyne Tunnel

Video footage has been released of two cars racing each other at dangerous speeds through the Tyne Tunnel.

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WATCH: Drivers banned after racing through Tyne Tunnel

Two Northumberland motorists have been banned from driving for 15 months after they were seen racing through the Tyne Tunnel.
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Duo charged with burglary in Northumberland

Two men have been charged following a burglary in Northumberland.

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