Wor Jackie’s Back!

A much loved statue of Jackie Milburn is being moved to its new home in Ashington outside the £21m Ashington Leisure Centre. Councillor Dave Ledger, Deputy Leader of Northumberland County Council, said: “We know what Jackie means to the people of Ashington, and why it’s so important to have the statue in a prominent place where people can appreciate it. “The redevelopment of Station Road over the last six months has given us the opportunity…

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Two Suspected Loan Sharks Arrested in Newcastle

A 51 year-old man and 57 year-old woman were arrested this morning (31/01) on suspicion of illegal money lending and money laundering following an operation in Newcastle upon Tyne. The England Illegal Money Lending Team (IMLT) working in partnership with Newcastle City Council Trading Standards and Northumbria Police executed warrants at three home addresses. At two of the addresses, IMLT officers seized documentation, a quantity of cash and electronic devices. The suspect’s currently remain in…

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