1:55 pm, Thu 30 May 2013
Police are appealing for information after two men were assaulted in Blyth.
An 18-year-old man and his friend were assaulted around 6.45pm on Saturday 11 May in Marlow Street by two other men.
The men attacked them and then damaged a car before fleeing down Chancery Lane towards Claremont Terrace.
Anyone who witnessed the assaults, or who has any information that could help police with their investigations, is being asked to contact police on 101 ext 69191.
10:54 am, Mon 27 May 2013
Appeal after aggravated burglary in Blyth
Police are appealing for witnesses after an aggravated burglary took place in Blyth.
Officers were called to a house on Thirston Drive shortly after midnight on Monday 27 May after they received a report that a burglary had taken place.
A 41-year-old man was left with an injured hand after another man entered the house through an unlocked foor.
A 25-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of aggravated burglary and remains in police custody.
Anyone with any information is being asked to contact police on 101 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.
2:32 pm, Mon 29 Apr 2013
Bomb Disposal Unit carry out two controlled explosions
A Bomb Disposal Unit have carried out two controlled explosions on a beach this afternoon.
Police received a report that two old ammunition shells had been found on the beach at Links Road in Blyth yesterday morning.
Officers and the Coastguard attended and marked the area where the items were found as the tide had come in.
The Bomb Disposal Unit attended today have made the devices safe.
12:32 pm, Fri 26 Apr 2013
Man assaulted in Northumberland
Police have arrested a man after another man was assaulted in Northumberland yesterday.
The assault happened shortly after five o'clock at Fulmar Drive in Blyth.
A 42-year-old man had to be taken to hospital for treatment for facial injuries and a broken ankle.
A 25-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of assault and is currently in police custody.
2:05 pm, Tue 23 Apr 2013
Two arrested after Blyth fire
Two men have been arrested following a fire in the early hours of this morning in Northumberland.
Police and fire services were called to Bolam Avenue, near Blyth Sports Centre, at around 4.30 am where they extinguished a fire at some allotments.
No-one was injured and an investigation will now be carried out into the cause of the fire.
Two men, aged 43 and 39, have been arrested in connection with the fire and are currently in police custody.
"We're working to establish exactly what has happened and there are two people in custody who are helping with our enquiries.
"Any witnesses or anyone with information is asked to get in touch with police as soon as possible."
– Neighbourhood Inspector Dave Harris
Anyone with information is asked to contact police on 101 ext 69191, or Crimestoppers anonymously 0800 555 111.
7:05 am, Mon 22 Apr 2013 Warning about legal highs
Teenagers recover after legal high scare
Three teenagers have been released from hospital and are recovering after taking a legal high. Ambulance staff were called to a house in Blyth on 20th April. Two girls and a boy, all 15 years old, had taken Clockwork Orange Herbal Incense and were vomiting blood.
"We want people to be aware of the dangers of taking drugs, including so called "legal highs".
– Superintendent Alan Veitch, Northumbria Police
7:15 pm, Thu 28 Mar 2013
Full Report: Blyth Town FC wins £100,000
A non-league football club is celebrating after winning 100 thousand pounds in a national competition.
Blyth Town FC, which is based in Northumberland, won a public vote after making a memorable online video.
The competition was aimed at helping clubs develop at grass-roots level.
Blyth says the cash will benefit its players, but also the surrounding community.
You can watch the full report from Jonny Blair below.
2:42 pm, Tue 26 Mar 2013
Gas leak forces evacuation of Northumberland houses
Fire crews attended the scene in Blyth
Credit: ITV News
A part of a Northumberland town has had to be evacuated after a gas leak was discovered this morning.
The gas leak was found as police visited a house on Claremont Terrace in Blyth over reports of a possible burglary.
A smashed window at a property on Claremont Terrace
Credit: ITV News
Neighbouring homes were evacuated and some pupils at a nearby school were moved for their safety.
Gas and electricity engineers visited the scene and officers say the area is now safe again.
Houses were evacuated in Blyth
Credit: ITV News
7:15 pm, Fri 01 Mar 2013
Full Report: War of words envelopes Blyth
A war of words has centred on Blyth in Northumberland.
The town has been described by one of its own councillors as being "a dump."
The remark, made by the leader of the county council, has created a backlash from Blyth's MP and from some of its residents.
Watch the full report from Derek Proud below.
12:43 pm, Tue 26 Feb 2013
Police are appealing for witnesses after a man was assaulted in Blyth shortly before eight o'clock on the evening of Sunday 24 February.
The 23-year-old man was struck with a glass in The Blake Arms in Seghill and went to hospital for treatment for a wound. His injuries are not believed to be life-threatening.
A 23-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of assault and later released on bail.
Anyone with any information is asked to contact Northumbria Police on 101 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.
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