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Public meeting over Haydon Bridge fire station closure

Haydon Bridge Fire Station. Credit: ITV Tyne Tees

A public meeting's being held in Haydon Bridge in Northumberland this evening (January 12) over plans to close the town's fire station.

It's part of a plan by Northumberland County Council to save half a million pounds from its budget.

Some locals say the closure will put lives at risk. The council has said that the plans are designed to have as little impact as possible on services.


Woman named in fatal A69 crash

Police have a named a woman killed in a fatal collision on the A69 on Saturday December 8th as Lynette Davison from Lancashire.

The 52-year-old from Asham-in-Furness died after a collision involving two cars and a van between Hexham and Haydon Bridge.

Police have renewed their appeal for witnesses to the fatal collision in Northumberland to come forward or contact Northumbria Police on 101.

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