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Weather: Thursday

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This morning will be mostly dry with some brighter spells.

Rain is likely for some during the afternoon, heavy over the Pennines.

However, many parts in the west of the region may well stay dry.

Maximum temperature 16 °C.



Police appeal after drugs lost in Newcastle

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Police are appealing for information after medication was lost on a bus traveling between Market Street in Newcastle and Salters Road, Gosforth.

A prescription of methadone was left on the bus at around 4.30pm on Tuesday, 17 October.

Police are warning people not to take the drug and asked that anyone finding the prescription to hand it in at any chemist or police station.

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