Specialist training for door staff to protect vulnerable people socialising in bars and clubs will be rolled out nationally after a successful trial in Newcastle.
More than 100,000 door staff across the UK will take part in specialised Security Industry Authority (SIA) training.
It's part of a ground breaking initiative, launched by Northumbria PCC Vera Baird, to ensure they can identify vulnerable people and know what steps to take to help protect them.
More top news
A mostly cloudy start to Sunday thanks to the position of a cold front which is pushing westwards. Good sunny spells further north though
Emma Jesson brings you Saturday night's forecast
Some good spells of sunshine developing at the coast throughout the remainder of Saturday afternoon. Fresh winds at the coast also