In some wards of Newcastle, 47% of families are reported as living in poverty.Read the full story ›
77-year-old Anthony Knox from Newcastle has been found safe and well.
A 39-year-old mother with epilepsy caused a three vehicle smash after suffering a fit when she should not have been driving.Read the full story ›
Local football legend Jack Charlton turns 80 this week and he began his celebrations at a Newcastle fundraising event.Read the full story ›
Police are appealing for help in locating a missing Newcastle man.
77-year-old Anthony Knox was last seen at an address in Woodburn Avenue, Newcastle, at around 8am today (May 6).
He is described as 5ft 10in tall, of medium build and he walks with a limp. He was last seen wearing a brown fleece jacket, brown cords and glasses.
Mr Knox suffers from dementia and has not taken his daily dose of medication.
Police are appealing for help in tracing a missing 20-year-old Newcastle woman.
Joyce Ndora, from Deepdale Crescent, Kenton has not been seen since Thursday, April 30.
Police are concerned for her welfare and are carrying out enquiries to locate Joyce.
She is described as black, average build with long black hair. She was last seen wearing a blue jacket, jeans and carrying a black handbag.
Officers are appealing for Joyce to make contact with them, or anyone who knows where she is or has seen her to call police.
Election staff have begun opening tens of thousands of postal votes already cast in Thursday's General Election (May 7).
In Newcastle alone, 65,000 people have registered to vote by post. The number is higher than ever before and represents roughly 30% of the electorate.
The votes are already being opened and checked but will not be counted until all votes have been cast tomorrow.
Those who registered but have not yet sent their postal vote can hand it in at a polling station on the day of the election.
More than 7,000 people are expected to take to the streets of Newcastle this summer to celebrate 45 years of world Pride.Read the full story ›
A woman has died in hospital after being hit by a bus in Newcastle. Police were called to reports of a collision involving a 21-year-old pedestrian and a bus on the junction of New Bridge Street West. It happened at 7pm on May 5. Police are appealing for witnesses.