The vehicle had mounted the pavement and struck the man before fleeing the scene and leaving the victim badly injured.Read the full story ›
A wind farm development off the Blyth coast has reached a milestone, with the first turbine foundation making its journey up the River TyneRead the full story ›
Police are appealing for information after a man stole £9,000 cash from a Blyth petrol station.Read the full story ›
Police have launched an investigation after a man was stabbed in Blyth.
It happened around 2:45pm on Sunday 28 May.
Emergency services attended and the 40-year-old man was taken to hospital by air ambulance with serious but not life-threatening injuries.
Enquiries are ongoing to establish the circumstances around the incident
Northumbria Police confirm they are dealing with an ongoing incident in Blyth.
More updates to follow.
A woman from Northumberland has been jailed for 16 months after stealing money from a 92-year-old woman she was paid to look after.Read the full story ›
Police investigating a fatal collision involving a motorcycle on the A189 Spine Road have named the man who died.
It happened just before midday on Sunday on the northbound Spine Road beside Blyth roundabout at Bebside.
It involved a Vauxhall Corsa car and an orange Kawasaki motorcycle with a rider and pillion passenger.
The rider of the motorcycle, a 51-year-old man, has now been named as Malcolm Higgins from Chirton, North Shields.
His female pillion passenger, a 43-year-old woman, is in intensive care in hospital.
Police are continuing to appeal for witnesses and anyone with information is asked to contact Motor Patrols on 101, quoting reference 479 of 09/04/17.
Mark Hartley asked to borrow a sidecar to take his son Jamie - who is seriously ill - for one last motorbike ride.Read the full story ›
Police are appealing for witnesses after several vehicles were damaged in a Blyth car park.
It happened in Maddison Street car park in the Northumberland town between 4.50pm on Saturday, February 25, and 7.15am on Monday, February 27.
Five parked vans were damaged after stones and decorative slate chippings were thrown at them by offenders who left unseen.
Anyone with information should call police on 101, quoting reference number 21381V/17 or ring the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.
Police believe these deaths could be drug related and are looking into reports of heroin in circulation around the town.Read the full story ›