2:10 pm, Sun 21 Apr 2013
Police name woman in fatal crash
Northumbria Police have named a 37-year-old woman who died after a crash on the A69 yesterday, April 20.
Ann Marie Carruthers was from Workington in Cumbria. Her silver Peugeot car was found overturned half a mile west of the A69 at Haydon Bridge yesterday morning.
Officers are asking anyone driving in this area between 11pm on Friday, April 19 and 5.50am on yesterday, to get in touch.
6:43 am, Fri 25 Jan 2013 Tyne Tees Travel
One lane is blocked eastbound between Brough and Bowes.
8:25 pm, Tue 04 Dec 2012 Young skipper 'Trainer of the Year'
Young sailor scoops international award
A sailor who takes young people from across the north of England on a sailing experience has won an international award.
Grace Metcalfe from Garsdale, Cumbria is the skipper of The James Cook.
It is her commitment to helping those young people that has won her the award.
She is the skipper of the James Cook - a Tyneside build boat and was named the "Young Sail Trainer of the Year" by organisers of the Tall ships race.
9:28 am, Sun 11 Nov 2012
Ten walkers lost their way last night and had to be rescued on The Pennine Way.
Durham Police, Teesdale and Weardale Mountain Rescue, and a helicopter from RAF Boulmer, helped the group, from Dufton in Cumbria.
Several people were treated for exposure to cold. There were no serious injuries.
8:26 am, Fri 19 Oct 2012 Hero policeman hailed
Hero Policeman awarded for bravery
CCTV of Inspector Dennis Kelly wrestling a would-be armed robber to the floor at a petrol station on Curzon Street, Maryport.
An off duty policeman who wrestled a would-be armed robber to the floor has received a bravery award.
Inspector Dennis Kelly took a pistol from a robber at a Maryport petrol station in July 2011.
His actions were recognised at the Police Federation Bravery Awards in London last night (October 18).
7:00 am, Fri 31 Aug 2012
Hadrian's Wall illuminated again
Personal messages to be carried by illuminated weather balloons along Roman Wall
After being lit up earlier this year for the Diamond Jubilee Hadrian's Wall is going to be illuminated again for the next two nights.
As part of an arts project personal messages will be carried by hundreds of illuminated weather balloons between Wallsend and Bowness on Solway in Cumbria.
6:00 pm, Thu 30 Aug 2012 Tyne Tees Travel
A69 closed in both directions
Credit: ITV Tyne Tees
A 58 year old man is in hospital with serious injuries after a crash on the A69.
His car collided with a heavy goods vehicle between Hexham and Haydon Bridge at 2.30 pm.
The Road is expected to remain closed both ways until around seven o'clock this evening.
Diversions are in place.
6:14 pm, Fri 03 Aug 2012 London 2012 Olympics
Alan Wills looking ahead to the next Olympic Games
The Olympics produces highs and lows like no other sporting event. Alan Wills, The archer from our region has experienced the joy of being part of London 2012 and the despair of defeat.
Alan, who was born in County Durham and now lives in Cumbria, was knocked out in the first round of the Men's individual event on Wednesday. But despite the disappointment, he's already thinking about the next Olympics.
2:00 pm, Fri 08 Jun 2012
Search for Scott fletcher moves to Appleby
Police say the search for a missing 28-year-old man from Hartlepool will focus on the Appleby Horse Fair.
Scott Fletcher is a keen horse enthusiast and has been to the fair with his daughter before.
“His family are still distraught that they haven’t heard from him for this long period of time and we are concerned because of his lack of contact with his children in particular.”
– Detective Chief Inspector Jon Green
Scott was last seen on May 11th in a lay-by on the A181 at Wheatley Hill in Durham. He is from the Throston area of Hartlepool and has connections in the Wheatley Hill, West Rainton and Cumbria areas.