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A 76-year-old woman is in a critical condition in hospital after a two-vehicle collision in Alnwick.
It happened at 6pm on 18 February, northbound on the A1, approximately one and a half miles south of Alnwick. The crash involved a Toyota Corolla and a Volkswagen Golf.
The driver of the Toyota, a 76-year-old woman, suffered serious injuries and was taken to the Royal Victoria Infirmary.
The driver of the Golf, a 33-year-old man, also suffered serious injuries and was taken to the RVI where his condition is described as stable.
Anyone with information should call police on 101.
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The A1 Northbound is closed, and there is heavy traffic due to and accident at B1340, between Alnwick and South Charlton.
A new CCTV system has been installed at Alnwick Bus Station to help reduce anti-social behaviour.
It comes after concerns were raised from members of the public about a rise in criminal activity by young people in and around the station.
“We hope this will help prevent any further incidents, helping us improve the overall journey experience for our customers and reduce anti-social behaviour for local residents.”
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Heavy rainfall has caused flash flooding in a Northumberland market town.
Flood water travelled down the streets of Alnwick, including Clayport Bank and Narrowgate this morning causing manhole covers to pop due to the volume of water.
Northumberland Fire and Rescue Service has dispatched gully tankers to the town and fire officers are assisting with pumping at one property.
Denwick Lane currently remains closed.
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A Northumberland market town has been hit by flash flooding.
Unconfirmed reports suggest that a drainage problem may have caused flooding on Narrowgate in Alnwick.
A fallen tree has blocked the A1 heading north, just south of Berwick. The A1 is now also closed going south, just north of Alnwick, because of an overturned lorry.
Police are appealing for witnesses following a bogus caller incident in Alnwick.
Sometime between 13.30 and 14.30 on Monday, November 30, two men called at an address at Fullers Walk, Alnwick claiming to be carrying out a security check.
While inside the house, one man spoke with the homeowner in the kitchen.
Meanwhile, it is believed the other man entered the bedroom and stole a number of items including a sum of cash from a purse.
Police say they are investigating and are warning people to think twice before letting unexpected visitors into their home.
Anyone who has been a victim of crime can get advice and support from Victims First Northumbria by calling 0800 011 3116 or visiting the website, www.victimsfirstnorthumbria.org.uk