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Hartlepool man injured after scaffolding fall

A man has been airlifted to hospital after falling from scaffolding in Hartlepool. The 46 year old is believed to have fallen around four feet and suffered a back injury.

The Great North Air Ambulance Service (GNAAS) was called to the incident which happened in Nenthead, Cumbria, at around 4:40pm.

He was treated by the GNAAS doctor and paramedic team before he was flown to the Royal Victoria Infirmary in Newcastle, where he arrived in a stable condition.

Missing teenager could be in Durham or Cumbria

Demi-Leigh has since been found.

Police are continuing to appeal for help to trace missing 17-year-old Demi-Leigh Ivison.

Police believe she could be in Durham or Cumbria.

Demi-Leigh was last seen on Rosecroft Avenue, Middlesbrough, at around 2.45pm July 31. It is believed that she then went to the train station in Darlington.

Anyone who may have seen her is asked to contact Cleveland Police on the non-emergency number 101.


National parks grow after boundary changes

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Cumbria's two national parks have both become larger today.

Boundary changes to the Lake District National Park and the Yorkshire Dales - more than a quarter of which is in Cumbria - officially came into effect this afternoon.

For some it is a welcome assurance the land will not be allowed to change too much, but for others it means extra red tape and restrictions to business.

Fiona Marley Paterson reports:

Northern newspaper to cease publication, six weeks after launch

The tabloid '24' launched in June Credit: ITV Tyne Tees

A new newspaper for the north is to cease publication, six weeks after launching.

Cumbria-based publisher CN Group launched '24' on June 20, aiming to create a national newspaper with a northern slant.

The last edition of the 40p Monday to Friday publication will be July 29.

The CN Group stressed no jobs will be lost in the closure.

Appeal for information over missing Anthony Justice

Anthony Justice has since been found.

Police are appealing for help to trace a missing man from Consett.

Anthony Justice, 45, was last seen at 3.30pm on Friday, July 8 at his County Durham home.

It is believed he is driving a 60 plate blue Honda Accord car and he may have travelled to the Cumbria area.

Mr Justice is white, with short dark hair and brown eyes. He was last seen wearing a dark t-shirt, dark work trousers and work boots.

Anyone with information should contact 101 quoting reference 133 of July 9.


Concern for missing Kendal man believed to be in Newcastle

Lee Goldsworth, 32, from Kendal, is believed to be in the Newcastle area Credit: Northumbria Police

Cumbria Police says it is concerned for the wellbeing of a missing man who is believed to be in the Newcastle area.

Lee Goldsworth, 32, from Kendal, in Cumbria, was last seen at midday on Wednesday October 21, at his home address at Beacon Buildings, on Stramongate.

He is described as being approximately 5ft 6 inches tall with short brown hair and of medium build. He was last seen wearing dark blue jeans, a white jumper, a black jacket and black shoes.

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