Crime

Appeal after fatal collision in Gateshead

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

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

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 […]