Day: 10 November 2017

Bonfire Night attacks latest blow to firefighters

Tyne and Wear firefighters are under further pressure after being attacked by fireworks on Bonfire night.   Amid cuts to their services, added stress was placed on firefighters during this year’s celebrations as they dealt with 207 incidents in just  four hours.    Crews also faced fireworks being thrown at them, including […]

Hotspots list released for child grooming

An official document was leaked online by Northumbria Police that identifies “grooming hotspots” in Newcastle. The list mentions specific businesses and locations in the city such as gyms, public open spaces and takeaways have been named as some of the popular “grooming hotspots”. The police force  said it was not […]