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'Substantial amount of fireworks' stolen in Shiremoor

Police are appealing for information after a 'substantial amount of fireworks' were stolen from Sainsbury’s at Northumberland Park, Shiremoor.

An offender broke into a metal container at the back of the store and took fireworks between 10.55pm on October 31 and 1.20am on November 1.

Anyone with any information is asked to contact police on 101.


No Metro between South Gosforth and Shiremoor during morning rush hour

There are will be no Metro trains running during rush hour (TUE 16th) between South Gosforth and Shiremoor.

A limited replacement bus service is operating instead.

It's after a huge power surge on Monday (15th) afternoon that left passengers across the Metro network trapped on stranded trains.

An investigation is taking place to find out what caused it.

It's unclear how long this stretch of line will be affected for.