A1M northbound between Chester-le-Street and Washington has reopened after it was fully closed due to a leaking hydrogen tanker.Read the full story ›
A 28-year-old man was taken to hospital with life-threatening injuries following the incident outside the One Stop Shop on Blue House Lane.Read the full story ›
John Terence Robinson, 24, of Peterlee was involved in a collision just after midnight on March 13.Read the full story ›
WWT Washington Wetland Centre wants to secure funding for the creation of Europe’s first solar-powered flamingo house.Read the full story ›
Police are investigating after a house was set on fire while two adults and a child were inside.
Officers believe the fire was started deliberately and began after an accelerant was put through the letter box.
It happened at 1.30am this morning (21 September) in Bamburgh Close in Washington.
There were three people, two adults and a child, in the house at the time.
They managed to escape uninjured.
The fire is being treated as arson and police are appealing for witnesses.
41-year-old Nicola Ross was found unconscious in an address in Oxclose, Washington, on MondayRead the full story ›
A woman has died after being found unconscious in the Washington area.
Emergency services received a report for a concern for female at 12.15pm on Monday. The 41-year-old woman was pronounced dead at the scene.
Police say at this stage her death is being treated as unexplained and enquiries are ongoing surrounding the circumstances of the incident.
Police are keen to ensure Martina Zielenskav is safe and well and are now appealing for her to get in touch with officers.Read the full story ›
The pictures have been released by police as a warning of the dangers of children playing near busy roads.Read the full story ›
Four people have been warned about motorbike disorder in the past two weeks as police continue to crackdown on the issue.Read the full story ›