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Bonfire Night crime

Police and fire service combat the traditional rise in criminal damage, misuse of fireworks and illegal bonfires.

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Newcastle City Council: "We need the public's help"

"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.”

– Cllr Linda Hobson, Newcastle City Council

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