Bomb disposals experts have detonated a WWII grenade on the beach at Seaton Carew.
The device was found by a council worker this morning.
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A suspected cannabis farm estimated to be worth in excess of £400,000 has been discovered in a Hartlepool property.
The 39-year-old, originally from Gateshead, previously managed Airbus UK Broughton before moving to The New Saints.
PC Nick Downing was photographed blowing a kiss to a group of women who were offering free hugs to members of the public.