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New director at HMP Northumberland

HMP Northumberland now has a new director in place after his predecessor was promoted to a new role.

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Sean Coleman

Police appeal for wanted man from Northumberland

Police are asking for the public’s help to trace a wanted man from Northumberland.

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Northumbria Police and Crime Commissioner Vera Baird.

PCC hits out at claims on police funds

Northumbria’s Police and Crime Commissioner has again hit out at claims by Ministers that police funding has been protected.

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Wanted man arrested after search in Northumberland

Police have this evening arrested wanted man Michael Fortune after launching an appeal last week.

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Northumberland company boss sentenced for VAT fraud

A Northumberland company director, who forged documents to steal more than £148,000 in tax, has been sentenced.

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Wooler man pleads guilty to assault on his partner

A 31-year-old man directed abusive comments towards his partner before hitting her in the face, breaking her glasses.

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Vandals damage shop windows

Police are appealing for information after vandals targeted a series of shops and offices in Alnwick town centre, leaving a hefty repair bill.

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Shannon Matthewson

UPDATE: Missing Northumberland girl found

A teenage girl from Northumberland, who sparked concern after going missing, has been found.

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Man charged after chemicals found at house in Northumberland

A man is set to appear in court on Monday following an incident where chemicals were recovered from a property.

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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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From left, CSO Kevin Simpson, PC Stu Bruce, Sgt Sharon Wilmore-Greaves, PC Rob Dobson, CSO Katie Gerrard.

New officers join policing team

Two police officers have joined the Alnwick team.

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Man taken to hospital after being stabbed in Northumberland

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

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Police dog handler Dave Ashley is looking forward to retirement with  Poppy, and English Springer Spaniel and Henry, a Malinois. Picture by Jane Coltman.

Popular police officer retires after 30 years

An experienced officer, who served Northumbria Police for three decades, has retired.

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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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The new Duchess's Community High School in Alnwick.

Social-media weapon threat at Alnwick school sparks police action

Police were called into Alnwick’s high school yesterday after pupils posted about taking a weapon into school on social media.

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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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