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Weather: Tuesday

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Many parts starting dry with some sunny intervals, but increasing cloud bringing further showers from the west during the day.

Feeling noticeably cooler in the brisk west or northwest wind.

Maximum Temperature 11 °C.


Hunters' Moon: Your pictures

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Last night we saw the first full moon since the autumn equinox

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It is known as the Hunters' Moon – traditionally providing enough light for hunters to see by.

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This year it was also a SUPERMOON – meaning it is closer to the earth than normal so appeared bigger (14% bigger if you are doing the maths)

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As it rose so close to sunset and stays relatively close to the horizon it can be seen at times to have an orange tinge.

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Update: Man charged after police officer injured in Blyth collision

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A man has been charged after a police officer was injured in a collision in Northumberland.

The officer was involved in the incident at around 10.20pm on Sunday October 16, on Bridge Street, in Blyth.

A 21-year-old man has been charged with dangerous driving, aggravated vehicle taking, assaulting a police constable, no insurance and failing to stop after an accident.

He is due to appear before Bedlington Magistrates Court on November 3.

The male officer was not seriously injured but was taken to hospital with a leg injury and later released.


Sam sails through to third week of The X Factor

Sam Lavery, 17, from Coxhoe in County Durham made it through to the third week of The X Factor live shows. She was voted through by the public following her performance on Saturday night's show.

Flood Alert: Northumberland

A Flood Alert has been issued by the Environment Agency for the Northumberland Coast.

Flooding is possible for The North Sea from Berwick to St Mary's Lighthouse between 3am and 4am this morning.

Low lying coastal land and roads will be affected first.

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