Police looking for a man missing from Northumberland have released new information in the search for him.Read the full story ›
Police are searching for a German man whose clothes and belongings were found next to Kielder Reservoir, in Northumberland.
A member of the public reported finding a man's clothing and belongings next to the reservoir on Friday afternoon. Police carried out searches of the area but have been unable to find the owner.
Officers have now identified the man as Kilian Wolfgang Ruthlein from Darmstadt in Germany. The 26-year-old is 5"9' and of medium build.
Anyone who may have seen Kilian is asked to contact Northumbria Police on 101.
Runners are being the opportunity to race 26.5 miles under the darkest night skies in Northumberland this weekend.Read the full story ›
One of the country's most famous Christmas trees started its journey today from Northumberland to London.
For more than a decade now Kielder Forest has supplied the tree which ends up outside the Houses of Parliament.
Camera equipment worth thousands of pounds has been stolen from a woman who was targeted at a Northumberland beauty spot.
The woman, in her late 50s, was walking to a new viewpoint opposite the Tower Knowe car park and cafe at Kielder at around 10.30am on Saturday.
She was opening her bag when a man pushed her out of the way, causing her to fall backwards. He then snatched the bag, containing thousands of pounds worth of Canon camera equipment and accessories before running away. The woman was left shaken but unhurt.
Anyone with any information should call police on 101 extension 69191 or Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555 111, extension 291343.
Watch the full operation to erect a new stone monument to mark the source of the River North Tyne.
A new stone monument has been erected to mark the source of the River North Tyne.
Two massive sandstone blocks were airlifted onto the hillside near Kielder Reservoir in Northumberland. The obelisk will also mark the beginning of a 150 mile charity walk between the source of the river and the mouth of the Tyne.
A large area of the north is bidding to become the largest Dark Sky Park in Europe.
It could boost tourism in Northumberland, along with other benefits.
Duncan Wise, the Dark Sky Project leader, spoke to Pam and Ian.
Stargazers are hoping that a remote corner of the North East will become Europe's largest Dark Sky Park.Read the full story ›
Stargazers in a remote corner of the North East are hoping to become Europe's largest Dark Sky Park.
The Northumberland National Park, Kielder Water & Forest Park Development Trust and Kielder Observatory Astronomical Society are to apply to the International Dark Skies Association to get the status.