Appeal after fatal collision in Gateshead

Police are appealing for witnesses following a fatal collision in Gateshead.  At 12.45pm, yesterday (January 26), a Nissan Micra collided with an elderly man as he was crossing the road at the bottom of Shibdon Bank. Police and paramedics attended the scene and the 83-year-old man was taken to the RVI hospital for […]

Man stabbed to death in North Shields

Police have arrested two people in connection with the death of a man in North Shields. At 3:17am this morning (Mon Jan 25), the police received a report from the ambulance service that a man had been stabbed outside of an address in West Avenue. A 24-year-old man was taken […]

Sunderland to celebrate Chinese New Year

The city of Sunderland will be hosting its first ever Chinese New Year celebrations to celebrate the Year of the Monkey.  A full programme of events including an appearance by dragons and traditional lion dancing will take place at Keel Square on Sunday, Feb 7, with the hope that hundreds of families […]