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Officers urge buyers to beware after fraudulent sale

Northumbria Police is reminding people to be cautious when responding to items for sale advertised via social media.

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Some of the firearms surrendered to Northumbria Police.

Nearly 300 firearms surrendered to Northumbria Police

A total of 280 firearms – including more than 100 air weapons and a number of historical pieces – have been handed in to Northumbria Police as part of a national surrender.

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Woman's body found in Northumberland

Police have launched an investigation after the death of a woman in Northumberland.

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Northumbria Police is rated as good

A positive culture with an excellent understanding of the demand for its services and solid financial plans – those are the findings of the latest independent report into Northumbria Police.

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Fire story

Busy Bonfire Night for Northumberland fire crews

Northumberland Fire and Rescue Service received almost three times as many Bonfire Night calls as last year, with two incidents of missiles being thrown at crews.

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Witness appeal after man stabbed in Ponteland

Police are appealing for witnesses after a man was stabbed in Ponteland.

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CCTV appeal after theft from well-known Morpeth store

Police investigating a theft from Rutherfords of Morpeth on Bridge Street have released an image of a man they want to trace.

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Thomas Wright, chairman of Tyne and Wear Fire and Rescue Service, Dame Vera Baird QC, Northumbria Police and Crime Commissioner, Northumbria Police ACC Rachel Bacon and Tyne and Wear Fire and Rescue Service's Chief Fire Officer Chris Lowther.

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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Northumbria Police's Mini Police.

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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