Five organisations in the North East feature in this year's Top 100 Employers list, released today by lesbian, gay, bi and trans equality charity Stonewall
Murder Investigation in Blyth: Teenager Charged
Police have charged a teenager with the murder of a woman whose body was found inside a house in Blyth.
At 7:23am yesterday (Mon Nov 16) Police received a report expressing concern for a woman inside an address in Edendale Avenue.
Officers attended and found the body of a woman inside. Paramedics were called, however she was pronounced dead
at the scene.
A 16-year-old male youth has been charged with her murder and will appear in court later.
The CPS is appealing for longer jail sentences for three people convicted over the murder of a man with learning difficulties
A report by the End Child Poverty Coalition suggests small growth in benefits could push families deeper into poverty.
An 18-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of murdering Leonne Weeks, 16, who was found dead on a path in Rotherham.
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