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Bomb disposal unit called to suspicious package in Northumberland

Police and bomb disposal specialists have dealt with what was originally deemed a 'suspicious package' in a field in Northumberland today.
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An Alnwick man has been given a curfew after assaulting two people at Cramlington hospital.

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A Hadston man must pay more than £1,300 and has been banned from the roads after being found guilty of drink-driving.

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Dame Vera Baird QC

Police precept set to rise as PCC calls on MPs for fair funding

The police portion of the council-tax bill for people in the Northumbria force area is to rise by 15p per week for a band A property or 23p for a band D property.

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The A697 though Powburn.

Camera captures 98 speeders in two days in Northumberland village

Drivers are being warned to keep their speed in check as a police crackdown is launched in Powburn.

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Patrick Price, Northumbria Healthcares equality and diversity and LGBT lead and champion.

Organisations in top 100 for LGBT staff

Three of the region’s public-sector organisations have been named among Britain’s best employers for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) staff.

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New appeal for witnesses on first anniversary of Northumberland rape

Police have renewed an appeal for witnesses on the first anniversary of a sex crime which shocked a Northumberland town.

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A 32-year-old man has been sentenced for a spate of offences in Alnwick, including smashing a gym window and being threatening and abusive.

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Knife crime in schools: Figures for Northumberland revealed

Knife crime in schools: Figures for Northumberland revealed

Pupils aged 12 or under have been caught in possession of knives at schools in both Northumberland and North Tyneside.

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Police numbers down as budget cuts take effect

The number of police officers helping to keep communities safe in the North East has dropped by hundreds as the impact of budget cuts hit.

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HMP Northumberland

Suicide rate falls at HMP Northumberland

The number of prisoners who committed suicide at HMP Northumberland has fallen, new figures reveal.

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The damaged crops at Alnmouth.

Poachers damage crops

This was the scene after crops in a field just outside Alnmouth were damaged by poachers.

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A Wooler man has pleaded guilty to lying to the Department for Work and Pensions to claim housing and council-tax benefits.

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A national campaign has started today to tackle mobile phone use while driving. Picture by Anna Gowthorpe/PA Wire

Northumbria Police joins national campaign

Northumbria Police is participating in a National Police Chief Council-led campaign to tackle mobile phone use while driving.

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Cassie Hayes, right, with sister Nadine, left, and mum Tracy, centre. Picture: North News & Pictures

Mum of killed travel agent Cassie speaks of her utter heartache

The heartbroken mum of killed travel agent Cassie Hayes, whose throat was slit at her workplace, has paid tribute to her ‘amazing’ daughter.

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The site where Darren Bonner was found naked in a shallow grave.

Jury discharged in Northumberland shallow-grave murder trial after legal argument

The jury in the murder trial of a man accused of burying his naked victim in a shallow grave at Cresswell in Northumberland has been discharged.
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Driver clocked at 108mph on A1

A round-up of some of the people to appear at Mid and South East Northumberland Magistrates’ Court, in Bedlington.

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Louis Murray

Paedophile jailed after Northumberland farmer catches him in the act

A Northumberland farmer who helped put a paedophile behind bars for 10 years has spoken of his pride at being able to help secure his conviction.
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Lilly had been badly neglected.

Northumberland woman given 10-year animal ban after neglecting dog

A woman who failed to seek medical attention for her dog – which had a large tumour tied together with string – has been banned from keeping animals for 10 years.

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Online recruitment events to learn about police roles

Northumbria Police is working alongside the College of Police and other forces to give people an insight into working for the police.

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