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Video: Homes evacuated after Seaton Delaval fire

The latest pictures from Double Row in Seaton Delaval show the scrapyard fire at its height, and worryingly close to a neighbouring housing estate.

The fire has been described by emergency services tonight (December 2, 7pm) as largely under control.


Large fire takes hold of Seaton Delaval scrapyard

Reports are coming in of a very large fire in Seaton Delaval in Northumberland.

Northumberland Fire and Rescue confirmed they are at the scene in Double Row.

  • Video footage courtesy of Becki Lois

Eyewitness reports suggest it is at the As Nu scrapyard, with up to six fire engines attending.

Jewellery stolen during burglary in Northumberland

Police have released a long list of jewellery stolen during a burglary in Northumberland.

It was stolen from a house in Brentwood Close, Seaton Delaval, between 10:30am and 1pm on Friday, 17th April.

  • An 18 carat gold ring with three garnets in the middle
  • A nine carat gold ring with three pink square stones in the middle
  • A white gold necklace
  • A 18 carat gold necklace with a cross attached
  • A silver necklace with a cross attached (with white stones on it)
  • A gold bracelet with green gems encrusted
  • A nine carat gold ring with Amethyst
  • A silver necklace with heart pendant
  • A nine carat gold ring with a light blue square stone in the middle
  • A nine carat gold ring with an emerald in the middle, surrounded by diamonds
  • A 18 carat gold eternity ring with seven diamonds on it

Bookmakers armed robbery: man charged

A man has been charged in connection with a bookmakers robbery in Northumberland.

It happened around 8.45pm on Wednesday, April 9, when a man went into Chisholm bookmakers in Elsdon Avenue in Seaton Delaval and threatened staff with a knife.

He left with an amount of cash.

The staff member was left shaken by the incident but unhurt.

Christopher Waddell, 28, of Kearsley Close in Seaton Delaval, has been arrested and charged with robbery.

He is due before North Tyneside magistrates on Tuesday morning, April 22.

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