Tory and NE peer Lord Bates says he's sure Lord Howell made a slip of the tongue and meant 'delightful' not 'desolate' in ref to North East!
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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.