Police investigating a fatal collision in Hebburn are appealing for anyone who was near Riverside Park in the early hours of this morning (Saturday, April 9) to get in touch.
A 56-year-old man has died after being struck by a car on Victoria Road West.
Officers want to speak to anyone who saw a Silver Mercedes with extensive damage driving towards or away from Hebburn Riverside Park between 12.15am and 12.30am.
A 39-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of causing death by dangerous driving and remains in police custody.
A 56-year-old man has died after being struck by a car in Hebburn in the early hours of Saturday, April 9.Read the full story ›
Police are warning people of the dangers of taking medication that is not prescribed to them after drugs were stolen from a South Tyneside supermarket.
The medication stolen including Amlodipine, Temazepam, Lamotrigine, Zomorph, Amitriptyline and Navakiragam.
It was taken from a person at the ASDA supermarket in Hebburn on the evening of Tuesday August 25th.
Some of the drugs have the potential to cause harm if taken by somebody it was not prescribed to and police are urging people to be on guard.
A man who was found in the River Tyne on Sunday May 31 is that of missing Craig Millward, from Hebburn, South Tyneside.
Officers from Northumbria Police say their sympathies are with Mr Millward's family at a difficult time.
A derelict church in Hebburn on Tyneside is being turned into a Buddhist meditation centre in a £500,000 refurbishment.
St Andrew's Church will become part of the Dhammakaya Meditation Centre. The Grade 2 listed building was built in 1872 by shipbuilding magnate Andrew Leslie of the famous Hawthorn Leslie shipyard.
For a full report click below.
Phra Sander, one of the monks at the centre, explained how he became a Buddhist and why the centre had been set up in Hebburn. Click below for an extended interview.
An up-and-coming swing singer from Newcastle is thrilled he is to be in a show featuring Hebburn actors Jason Cook and Steffen Peddie.Read the full story ›
A house in Hebburn has been left damaged after lightning strikes this morning.
BBC Two have confirmed the Tyneside based comedy will not return for a thrd series.
The BBC have axed the sitcom Hebburn.
The show, which stars Vic Reeves and Chris Ramsey, ran for two series on BBC Two.
It has now been confirmed that a third series will not go into production.
Just so everyone knows, the BBC will not be renewing “Hebburn" for a third series. We’ve had such a great (cont) http://t.co/uZkYF6ROP0
In a statement on Twitter show creator Jason Cook said:
"Just so everyone knows, the BBC will not be renewing “Hebburn" for a third series. We’ve had such a great time making series 1 and 2 and I’d like to thank the BBC for allowing us to do this.
"The team that made “Hebburn" were so committed to it and those both in front of and behind the camera were what made “Hebburn” so special.
"It was such an honour to be able to put my little hometown on TV and to show the country and little bit of tyneside with some of the best actors I could ever have dreamed of.
"The response from fans all over the world has been overwhelming with “Hebburn" being shown in Australia, Canada, America and all over Europe. But now we have to move on to new projects and I’m looking forward to doing more stuff with the “Hebburn” team as soon as possible!"
Police are appealing for witnesses following an attempted robbery at a post office in South Tyneside.
Two men attempted to enter the shop on Finchdale Road in Hebburn shortly after 6.30am this morning.
When they found that the door was locked, they then returned to their dark-coloured vehicle before driving off.
No one was injured and nothing was stolen.
Police are appealing for witnesses - and for anyone who was in the area and who may have seen or heard anything suspicious - to get in contact with them on the non-emergency 101 number.