Soldiers from the North East have made an emotional return home after a six month tour of duty in Afghanistan.
Troops from the 1st Battalion Scots Guards, part of 4 Mechanized Brigade, arrive back at base in Catterick Garrison, North Yorkshire today.
The service-men and women have been helping with handover of control from British forces to the Afghan national police.
More top news
The victim was walking her dog last month in an area known to locals as 'Black Bobby's Field'.
Lewis Kerr collided with another rider before hitting a fence during a race meeting in Peterborough.
Extra officers are in the Wallsend area to carry out enquiries and to offer reassurance to the community.