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Body of missing man Jason Creighton found

The body of a man who had been missing for over a week has been found.

Jason Creighton, from Cramlington in Northumberland, was last seen at his home address on Longridge Way on Wednesday, October 28.

Police and paramedics were called on Friday afternoon, November 6 after a man's body was discovered in a field east of Arcot Hall Golf Course, east of Beacon Lane in Cramlington.

He was declared dead at the scene by paramedics.

Jason's family were in formed and his body has now been identified.

Officers and volunteers had been searching for Jason and his family had made several media appeals since he went missing.

There is believed to be no third party involvement in the death and a report will be prepared for the coroner.


Ambulance 'reverses up' Northumberlandia for rescue

A woman has been rescued from the top of the huge land sculpture Northumberlandia in Cramlington after injuring her ankle.

Northumberlandia is a huge land sculpture in the shape of a reclining female figure. Credit: Jamie Welsh, Cramlington Camera Club

Amatuer photographer Jamie Welsh was walking his dog when he found the woman sitting down and went to help her yesterday, September 6th.

Speaking to ITV News Tyne Tees Mr Walsh said he called an ambulance, but once they arrived at the sculpture it had to "reverse up the structure" to be able to reach the woman safety.


Criticism over new hospital in Northumberland

There has been criticism about the opening of a new hospital in Northumberland. Some people living in rural communities say they are angry that they will have to travel to Cramlington for serious A&E conditions, while only being able to use Hexham, Wansbeck and North Tyneside hospitals for less serious problems. Doctors say it means patients will receive better care.

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