Police have urged anyone in possession of a drug known as Salvia to hand it in or destroy it after fears it may be circulating in Northumberland. One teenager was taken to hospital, and another was arrested on suspicion of assaulting a baby.
The seafront at Newbiggin in Northumberland has a new look thanks to a mural which has been erected by local volunteers.
The aim of the community project was to reflect the area's local history and industrial past.
Volunteers worked with artist James Mellon to come up with the design. It's part of a joint scheme between regeneration charity Groundwork North East and Gentoo and Bernicia Group's renewed home improvement partnership.
Three men have set off from Newbiggin in Northumberland to kayak around Britain.The three - including brothers Craig and Stuart Leslie - will be the youngest team ever to complete the trip which they're doing anticlockwise against prevailing winds.
They hope to raise £10,000 for charities including Newcastle-based Keyfund which supports disadvantages youngsters, the Children's Heart Unit fund, and Kidney Research UK. They're aiming to be back in ninety days.