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North East News Round up

Taking a look at a round up of some of the week’s headlines from around the North East.

We start off with a story from Newcastle, where a Driver has avoided jail for hitting a cyclist while trying to hurl abuse at him, causing him a fractured knee for his trouble.

The jury decided that the defendant, Aimee Baty of Wallsend, was not guilty of causing injury by dangerous driving, but was instead found guilty of careless driving and failing to report an accident.

Click the link below for the full story.

https://www.chroniclelive.co.uk/news/north-east-news/cyclist-accident-newcastle-aimee-baty-15974027

Next up, yet another driver has been caught out by the tide at Holy Island, being left stranded on the causeway while attempting to cross his Horse Box at High Tide.

Thankfully, it seems no animals were in the Van at the time. See link below.

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-tyne-47684980

Labour MP for Wansbeck Ian Lavery

And finally, Labour MP for Wansbeck, Ian Lavery, is hitting local headlines regarding the Northumberland County Council owned company Arch, regarding his brother and son being employed by the company who successfully tendered a £2.3m contract from them.

See link below.

https://www.northumberlandgazette.co.uk/news/northumberland-mp-highlighted-during-meeting-on-arch-concerns-1-9667828

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