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Police want to speak to this man following a theft

Police officers have released a CCTV image of a man they would like to speak to following a theft at a service station. Officers in Peterlee would like to speak to the man regarding a theft that occurred at Southside Services, in Yoden Road,...

today, 13:29 in Regional North East
 

Reports of Yorkshire Ripper Peter Sutcliffe being taken to hospital in Sunderland for treatment

The Yorkshire Ripper Peter Sutcliffe is believed to have been taken to Sunderland Royal Hospital. Peter Sutcliffe, 72, an inmate at HMP Frankland, Durham City, was reportedly taken to Sunderland Royal Hospital late on Sunday evening. Patients are...

today, 13:01 in Regional North East
 

Holidaymaker feared she might die after being struck down with salmonella poisoning in same Egyptian hotel...

A holidaymaker has spoken of her 'horrific and traumatic' ordeal after being struck down with salmonella poisoning while staying in the same Egyptian hotel where a British couple later died. Jodie Brown says she was left fearing for her life after...

today, 12:32 in Regional North East
 

Woman knocked down in Sunderland 'hit and run' remains in critical condition

A woman left seriously injured when she was struck by a vehicle during a suspected 'hit and run' collision remains in a critical condition. The 26-year-old was airlifted to Newcastle's Royal Victoria Infirmary by the Great North Air Ambulance...

today, 12:13 in Regional North East
 

Man whose body was found in Sunderland lake named by police

Police have confirmed the name of the man whose body was found in a Wearside lake. Northumbria Police carried out a search of the water at Silksworth Lakes on Sunday following reports of concerns made to the force. Yesterday morning, officers said...

today, 12:13 in Regional North East
 

Two men arrested following Peterlee burglary

Two men have been arrested on suspicion of burglary following a foot chase in Peterlee. The men, aged 18 and 20, have been arrested on suspicion of burglary following an incident at Helford Close at about 7.30am today. A foot chase saw the suspects...

today, 12:02 in Regional North East
 

UKIP leader Gerard Batten criticised by Nigel Farage for attending Sunderland march where Democratic...

The leader of UKIP Gerard Batten has been criticised by Nigel Farage after speaking at a march in Sunderland. Gerard Batten spoke following a march through the city centre by Wearside-based Justice for the Women and Children Group, which campaigns...

today, 11:22 in Regional North East
 

Sunderland has its first Street Ranger - and here is what they do

There's a new face on patrol in Sunderland as the city centre gets its very first Street Ranger. James Denny has taken on the wide-ranging role as being the eyes and ears on the street and being the go-to person for businesses needing urgent action....

today, 11:06 in Regional North East
 

Strictly star Faye Tozer among guests at Sunderland couple’s ‘out of this world’ charity brunch

Strictly star Faye Tozer took a break from tripping the light fantastic on the hit TV show to let her hair down at a Durham charity event. The Steps singer, who lives in Boldon with her Sunderland-born husband, was among the guests at a White Party...

today, 11:06 in Regional North East
 

Man arrested after supermarket ram raid

A man has been arrested in connection with a ram raid on a supermarket. Thieves used a JCB digger to smash the wall of the Sainsbury's Local store before making off with a cash machine. Detectives believe they drove off in a silver-coloured pick-up...

today, 10:18 in Regional North East
 

Courtney Hadwin gets ready for America's Got Talent final

Teenage singing sensation Courtney Hadwin is preparing for the biggest performance of her life ahead of tomorrow's America’s Got Talent final. The 14-year-old has made it into the final of the hit US TV show with another incredible performance where...

today, 08:53 in Regional North East
 

Sunderland misses out on Storm Helene - but gales are on their way

Storm Helene might not have reached the North East - but forecasters have issued a fresh yellow weather warning for tomorrow. Met Office forecasters cancelled a wind warning for today due to gusts not meeting the threshold to merit a warning. But an...

today, 08:53 in Regional North East
 

Pensioner on trial charged with four rapes of woman and rape of a girl

A 65-year-old man has gone on trial accused of the multiple rape of a woman and the rape of a girl. Jeffrey Waite is alleged to have raped the two victims in Hartlepool several decades ago. Prosecutor Simon Reevell told a jury at Teesside Crown Court...

today, 06:34 in Regional North East
 

House fire after dog accidentally turns kitchen hob on

A dog had to be rescued from a house after it turned on a kitchen hob by accident. Crews from Rainton Bridge and Farringdon stations were called to Maple Terrace in Shiney Row shortly before 10.30am today. A dog had managed to turn a hob, which had a...

yesterday, 19:05 in Regional North East
 

Fears that Seaburn and Roker could ‘fill up’ with homes

Demands for a public debate on the future of Sunderland’s seafront will be put to city leaders this week. Council bosses will also be warned schools, green spaces and leisure facilities risk being squeezed out of areas such as Seaburn and Roker if...

yesterday, 17:26 in Regional North East
 


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