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Neighbours say man violently attacked in York

Residents on Hamilton Drive West in York say a man was violently attacked last night. They were told to stay indoors through the night. Police officers are at the scene this morning and three police vans remain on the road. The property is sealed off with a forensic tent visible.

The sealed off property where a man was attacked last night Credit: Jon Hill

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Rise in North East phone scams

Phone scams are on the rise in the North East

Police are warning the public of an increase in phone scams in the North East.

Some fraudsters have even been pretending to be police officers, Last week three men were arrested on suspicion of conspiracy to commit fraud.

They have been released on police bail.

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North East firm joins PM's trade delegation

Wessington Cryogenics. Credit: ITV Tyne Tees

A Houghton le Spring company is taking part in a drive to encourage more UK exports to South East Asia.

Led by the Prime Minister, the four day mission began in Indonesia, and will move to Singapore, Vietnam and Malaysia.

Wessington Cryogenics is among the firms invited to join the PM. The firm produces flasks to store and transport substances such as liquid nitrogen.

It already has a strong tradition of exporting, and hopes to gain new business from the trip.

Rugby World Cup trophy tour about to kick off in region

The Webb Ellis Cup. Credit: ITV News

The Rugby World Cup trophy tour is about to kick off in our region as the Webb Ellis Cup enters the North East on Thursday (July 30) and will be travelling to the following destinations:

  • Close House, Heddon-on-the-Wall - July 30
  • Newcastle City Centre - July 30
  • Alnwick Castle - July 30
  • Tynemouth - August 1
  • Northumbria University - August 2
  • Gateshead International Stadium - August 2
  • The Angel of the North - August 3
  • Darlington Mowden Park - August 3
  • West Hartlepool RFC - August 3
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