Lee Irving was beaten for days, drugged and dumped by the side of a footpath in June last year
Unemployment Down By 9,000 In The North East
There were 9,000 fewer people out of work in the North East between September and November than the previous 3 months.
110,000 people didn't have a job here between September and November.
The rate of unemployment's seen a significant drop on this time last year.
19,000 fewer people are out of work here compared to 12 months ago.
Figures out this morning also show the unemployment rate in the region's fallen too.
It's now 8.5%, which is the lowest it's been in more than 2 year.
Nationally unemployment fell by 58,000 between September and November, to 1.91 million.
A team of trained officers will investigate allegations of child abuse at Newcastle United, relating to the 1980s and 1990s
A Gateshead mum, who lost her son in a crash caused by a driver on drink and drugs, is warning others not to drink or drug drive
Police were called to an alley near Poplar Street this morning where a man was found seriously injured
Most Viewed Pictures On Heart
Recently Played Tracks
To listen live, choose your preferred location:
Deposit £10 to get a £40 Welcome Bonus - That's £50 to play bingo, slots and more!*
Over 50 tracks to make you feel-good. New album out now...
Find your local four day weather report here.
Make Heart the soundtrack to your day and you could be a winner with great prizes up for grabs throughout the day.