"We have seen the number of illegal bonfires in Newcastle fall as we work in partnership and with the public to crack down on those who break the law.
"In this instance the police and council officers spotted the potential danger but we need the public’s help by reporting the irresponsible dumping of waste material so we can continue to help keep people safe at this time of year.”
More top news
The North Yorkshire town’s Open Air Theatre was perhaps not the most obvious setting as Britney Spears brought her Piece of Me tour to Brita
Health leaders in Northumberland have backed plans for a new state-of-the-art hospital in Berwick.
The woman found dead following an alleged murder in Redcar has been named as 66-year-old Barbara Davison.