Police are appealing for witnesses following a fatal collision involving a car and a pedestrian in Northumberland.
87-year-old Thomas Westwater Paterson died in hospital following the collision with a Citroen C4 on Waterloo Road (B1328) in Blyth, on December 20 just after 5pm.
Police are appealing for witnesses.
Shoppers in the North East spend more money at Christmas than anywhere else in the country. British consumers expect to spend over £500 on gifts, socialising and entertaining, with men emerging as the festive big spenders.
Shoppers in the North East will spend, on average, over £600.
The findings are revealed in a poll of more than 2,000 consumers across the UK by financial and technology services company True Potential.
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Remaining windy and mostly cloudy with further outbreaks of rain which will be persistent over the PenninesRead the full story ›
Very windy and mild with rain at timesRead the full story ›
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Christmas Eve could be rather frosty and at present, Christmas Day looks like being cold and clear with one or two wintry showersRead the full story ›
Bright with sunny spells, but still feeling cold in gusty northwesterly winds.
Isolated showers during the morning, but becoming mainly dry and fine during the afternoon with winds easing later. Maximum Temperature 8C.