North Ormesby rape attempt: Man, 29, arrested

A man has been arrested on suspicion of the attempted rape of a woman on Teesside.

The woman suffered a broken arm and serious facial injuries in the incident at about 06:00 BST on Saturday on Borough Road in North Ormesby.

She remains in hospital and is said to be in a "comfortable condition".

Cleveland Police said a 29-year-old man was arrested on Tuesday morning in West Yorkshire on suspicion of attempted rape.

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    On tonight's Look North 17:54: Jeff Brown BBC Look North

    A man suffers horrific injuries after two of his own dogs turn on him, the illegal operators who dumped tonnes of rubbish in a field of cattle and the market town that kept its title after Scotland rejected independence.

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    Dry with clear spells 17:49: Hannah Bayman BBC Weather presenter

    Most places dry with some clear spells and chilly again. However, becoming cloudier towards dawn, with mist, hill fog and a little light rain over the Pennines.

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    Draw specialists? 17:37: Simon Pryde BBC Newcastle

    Another Monday, and still no Sunderland or Newcastle United Premier League victory to discuss. Woe is us. Berwick didn't win either. Nor did Gateshead. Nor did Blyth. But, hang on a minute! None of them lost, either.

    We're becoming a region of draw specialists. Share your thoughts on Total Sport on BBC Newcastle. Call BBC Newcastle on 0191 232 6565 or join the conversation on Facebook.

     
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    Man admits killing wife but denies murder 17:26:

    A man has admitted killing his wife who was found dead in their home in Newcastle but has denied her murder.

    John Crout, 63, pleaded guilty to manslaughter on the grounds of diminished responsibility of 65-year-old Sheila Crout, whose body was discovered on Lismore Place in Benwell in June when he appeared at Newcastle Crown Court via videolink.

    A pre-trial review will be held in November.

     
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    'Pompeii of the North' - sold 17:19:

    A Roman dig site in County Durham dubbed "the Pompeii of the North" has been sold to Auckland Castle Trust for £2m.

    Binchester Roman Town, at Bishop Auckland, was one of 10 plots of land put up for sale by the Church Commissioners around Bishop Auckland - it has been separated into two lots.

    Binchester Roman Town

    Dr Chris Ferguson, Auckland Castle's head curator said: "Our first priorities are to secure the site for the winter, work with Durham County Council and English Heritage to help shape Binchester's future and to start pulling together plans to ensure the Roman remains continue to be available for archaeologists and the public to enjoy for generations to come."

     
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    'Obsession' with Chuckle Brothers 17:09: Neil Green BBC Tees

    His 13-year obsession with the famous duo - the Chuckle Brothers - has left him about £25,000 out of pocket.

    And now, he's campaigning for broadcasters to bring back the children's show, Chuckle Vision, on TV.

    Chuckle Brothers merchandise

    I'll be speaking to Shaun live on BBC Tees at 17:25 and you might hear from one of the Chuckle Brothers too.

     
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    'Just want to win' - Ayala 16:48:

    Middlesbrough FC tweets: Daniel Ayala on his return to Liverpool tomorrow night: "I don't think about the fact that I've played there, I just want to win the game."

     
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    Man rescued near marina 16:36: Hartlepool Mail Newspaper

    Emergency services were called to help a man in the water near Hartlepool marina.

     
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    Dogs 'gripped owners head' 16:25:

    Police have praised residents' bravery after they tried to fight off two bulldogs when they attacked their owner.

    It is understood the 47-year-old man, who was attacked as he took them for a walk in High Pittington, County Durham, (pictured) at about 21:10 yesterday, is a bulldog breeder.

    High Pittington

    At times they gripped the man's head in their mouths, dragging him along the ground, eyewitnesses said. He currently remains in Newcastle's Royal Victoria Infirmary.

     
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    Poyet hints at changes 16:12: Nick Barnes BBC Newcastle commentator

    There could be three to four changes for Sunderland, says manager Gus Poyet, ahead of the game against Stoke City tomorrow night.

    Sebastian Coates (left)

    Sebastian Coates (pictured left) is likely to make his debut. Ricky Alvarez should be involved. Wes Brown and Emanuele Giaccherini are both unlikely to be fit and Sebastian Larsson could be rested.

     
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    Interview with football clash journalist 15:39: Jon Harle BBC Newcastle

    We'll be hearing from Northern Echo journalist Rob Merrick who was left with a bloodied eye in a clash with Shadow Chancellor Ed Balls during a football match.

    It happened during the annual party conference football match between Labour and political journalists at Manchester City's Etihad ground.

    Join Steph Finnon and I on BBC Newcastle from 16:00 for more.

     
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    Anger after man walks free 15:25: Darlington and Stockton Times Newspaper

    Two victims spoke of their anger last night after a man who abused them as children walked free from court.

     
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    Puppy gets 'head stuck' 15:12:

    County Durham and Darlington Fire and Rescue service tweets: Bishop Auckland Crew have rescued a 13-week-old puppy that had its head stuck in a metal gate in Heighington, cutting equipment in use

     
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    Set of drawers on A19 14:45:

    There's a set of drawers on the road on the A19 northbound in Sunderland before the A1231 Wessington Way junction reports BBC Travel News.

     
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    George Chapelhow from Stakeford in Northumberland sent us this picture of a nifty use for old boots.

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    Where are they now? 14:21: Newcastle Chronicle

    The North East has had its fair share of X Factor contestants but what have they done since appearing on the show?

     
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    Three fishermen rescued from sinking boat 14:10:

    Three fishermen were rescued by a lifeboat crew when their boat was swamped by a wave and sank off the North East coast.

    Hartlepool RNLI rescue

    Hartlepool RNLI's Trent class all-weather lifeboat and the Atlantic 75 inshore lifeboat were called to the 16ft boat in trouble near Longscar Buoy on Sunday afternoon.

    When they arrived the three men were in the water with one clinging to the buoy. They were brought on board the inshore lifeboat, wrapped in blankets and given first aid and oxygen before being taken to hospital.

     
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    News on the hour 13:58:

    The top local headlines at 14:00 include:

    • BBC Newcastle: A man from County Durham is in a serious condition after being mauled in the street by his own dogs.
    • BBC Tees: Stockton South's Conservative MP James Wharton has warned that any proposals for Scotland should not have a negative impact on the north of England.
     
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    North East 'calls for third runway' 13:48: The Journal Newspaper
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    Does the NE need its own Alex Salmond? 13:36: Esther Webber Political reporter, BBC News

    The Scottish referendum has lit a fire under the debate about how to share power across the UK. What can the north-east get out of it?

    Tyne Bridge

    On the first Saturday after the referendum, it was fair to say football was ahead of politics in most people's minds. Nonetheless, people out shopping in Newcastle city centre were not short of opinions - here are some of their suggestions.

     
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    Coming up on Look North 13:22: Richard Thomas BBC News

    The cowboys dumping waste illegally - prosecutions are growing - but is the law acting quickly enough? Why motorists looking to cut fuel bills could be costing hundreds of lives in the region.

    And our political correspondent Mark Denten is live for us at the Labour Party conference in Manchester. Join me at 13:30 on BBC One.

     
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    Police officer hit by trail bike 13:11:

    Two man have been arrested after a police officer was hit by a trail bike in Northumberland.

    The male officer was on a field next to East Cramlington Nature Reserve on Sunday afternoon following reports of trail bikes being ridden in the area when he was hit buy a bike and suffered injuries to his right arm and leg. He was taken to hospital but released later.

    Two men, aged 20 and 31, were arrested on suspicion of wounding with intent.

     
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    News on the hour 12:58:

    The top local headlines at 13:00 include:

    • BBC Newcastle: Witnesses have described horrific scenes after a man was savaged by his own dogs in county Durham last night.
    • BBC Tees: Stockton's Conservative MP has told BBC Tees that it's important that any proposals for Scotland do not have a negative impact on the North East.
     
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    Sunderland v Stoke 12:47: Nick Barnes BBC Newcastle commentator

    Sunderland play Stoke in the League Cup tomorrow night at the Stadium of Light. BBC Newcastle will have build-up and commentary from 19:00.

    Here's a glimpse of some of my notes ahead of the game so far.

    Nick Barnes' book

    An identical fixture for the Premier League will take place next Saturday.

     
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    Dog attack 'horrific' - Eyewitness 12:26: Russell Ward BBC Newcastle

    I've been speaking to Alison Metcalf who says she witnessed an "horrific attack" after a man was attacked by his two bulldogs last night.

    She said: "They turned on their owner, they were dragging him around the road. They were ripping his clothes off him, biting him, they didn't appear to be aggressive they were wagging their tails and they didn't turn on anyone else.

    "[He had an] horrendous arm injury, some facial injuries and I believe a leg injury. He was being ripped to bits. All the men came out with spades and golf clubs trying to get the dogs off. People even got their cars out and tried to ram the dogs with cars, but they didn't touch them.

    "He was semi-conscious, he was obviously in a lot of pain, his arm was the worst injury I've ever seen."

     
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    Dog attack 'a shocking incident' 12:13:

    One of the dogs which attacked its owner in a street in County Durham was shot, Durham Police said.

    The 47-year-old owner was taken to hospital with serious injuries after last night's attack in Priors Grange High Pittington.

    Durham City neighbourhood inspector Dave Coxon said: "I understand this must have been a shocking incident for those witnessing it and I would like to thank those members of the public for their efforts in trying to assist the man."

     
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    Fine and dry 12:05: Lisa Gallagher Weather Presenter, BBC Look North

    This afternoon will be fine and dry with some good sunny spells. It will feel quite pleasant in the sunshine and light winds.

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    News on the hour 11:58:

    The top local headlines at 12:00 include:

    • BBC Newcastle: A County Durham dog owner has been seriously injured after being mauled by his own American bulldogs.
    • BBC Tees: Air pollution across the BBC Tees area contributes to more than 500 deaths every year according to official figures.
     
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    A1 roundabout reopens 11:45:

    Northumbria Police tweets: A1 Gateshead at Coalhouse roundabout - road now re-opened - it was closed for a short time earlier for emergency repairs.

    More on BBC Travel News for Teesside and Tyne and Wear.

     
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    Stockton MP to talk devolution 11:33: Mark Denten Political Correspondent, BBC North East & Cumbria

    The Conservative MP for Stockton South, James Wharton, is among 20 backbenchers meeting the Prime Minister David Cameron over devolution today.

    David Cameron is hosting a summit of senior Conservative MPs at Chequers to discuss plans to limit the Commons voting rights of Scottish MPs.

     
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    Striker Wyke to return 11:20:

    Hartlepool United manager Colin Cooper says Charlie Wyke is close to extending his loan deal with the club.

    The striker, who is on loan from Boro, is their top scorer so far this season, but he missed Saturdays 2-0 defeat at Plymouth due to a head injury.

    Cooper is confident the youngster will be back at the club this week.

     
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    A load of rubbish 11:09: Chris Jackson Presenter, Inside Out North East & Cumbria

    We've discovered the number of illegal tips being closed down has doubled in two years. But people living close to dodgy operators say the authorities have been too slow to act.

    Inside Out graphic

    We uncovered cases where the waste is buried or stored in huge rotting stockpiles - leaving fire risks and local residents having to suffer foul smells and vermin infestation.

    Join me at 19:30 tonight on BBC One to find out more.

     
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    News on the hour 10:58:

    The top local headlines at 11:00 include:

    • BBC Newcastle: A County Durham dog owner has been seriously injured after being mauled by his own American bulldogs.
    • BBC Tees: Stockton's Conservative MP has told BBC Tees it's important that any constitutional change for Scotland doesn't damage the North East economy.
     
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    Man charged with attempted murder 10:51:

    A man has been charged with attempted murder following a stabbing at a house in North Tyneside.

    A 21-year-old man suffered serious injuries in the attack, which happened at about 04:30 at an address in Saint Andrews Court in Benton, on 29 August.

    He was taken to hospital in a critical but stable condition. Police said he was now recovering from his injuries. A 21-year-old man of Hollington Close, Longbenton, will appear before North Tyneside Magistrates' later.

     
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    Boro eased to victory 10:41:

    Boro boss Aitor Karanka said sending the fans home happy is the most important thing after Middlesbrough eased to a 4-0 victory over Brentford.

    "It was a difficult game against a kind of team who will make it hard for you. They are dangerous opponents. Even at half-time when we were winning I told the players there could be no let-up.

    Albert Adomah beats David Button

    "We sent the fans home happy and that's the most important thing. That's three straight wins and we have to keep going, there's another game on Tuesday and then Saturday. We're always looking ahead."

     
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    Man charged with rape 10:31:

    A man has been charged with rape and false imprisonment after a woman was attacked at a house in Gateshead last Wednesday.

    The 26-year-old man, from Pelton, Chester-le-Street, was arrested after a joint investigation involving inquiries by Northumbria Police and Durham Constabulary

    He has also been charged with assault, two counts of a breach of a sexual offences prevention order, two counts of witness intimidation, common assault, use of violence to enter premises, criminal damage and sexual assault. He will appear at Gateshead Magistrate's Court later.

     
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    Dog owner mauled 10:23:

    A dog owner was injured when he was mauled by two of his dogs in a street in County Durham.

    The 47-year-old man was attacked in the street at Priors Grange, High Pittington, and was taken to Newcastle's Royal Victoria Infirmary last night. He has serious but non-life-threatening injuries.

    Both dogs were captured soon after the attack. One of the dogs was destroyed. The other dog was taken to kennels where it will remain until a decision has been taken about its future.

     
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    Finding unsuitable material 10:09: Jonathan Miles BBC Newcastle

    How internet savvy are you, and would you know what to do if your child or grandchild had a problem?

    If you have children or grandchildren regularly surfing, how confident are you that they won't be able to access unsuitable material?

    We've also got a computer expert, Fevzi Turkalp, to field your questions - Call BBC Newcastle on 0191 232 6565 or join the conversation on Facebook.

     
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    News on the hour 09:58:

    The top local headlines at 10:00 include:

    • BBC Newcastle: A man from County Durham is in a "serious condition" after being mauled in the street by his own dogs.
    • BBC Tees: Foodbank volunteers on Teesside say the number of families using their services is continuing to rise.
     
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    Reignite the debate? 09:52: Mike Parr BBC Tees

    Now that the dust has settled on the Scottish referendum result and with it a promise of extra powers to be granted to Holyrood, what about the devolvement of powers to the North East?

    It's 10 years since we voted against the creation of a regional assembly. Is it time to reignite that debate? Call BBC Tees on 01642 225511 or join the conversation on Facebook.

     
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    'Bring back ChuckleVision' 09:42: Duncan Leatherdale BBC News Online

    It started with a custard pie and went on to become a 13-year, £25,000 obsession for one 43-year-old man from County Durham.

    And now school caretaker Shaun Hope is taking his interest to a new level by organising a campaign to see children's comedy duo the Chuckle Brothers return to the small screen.

    Shaun Hope

    Mr Hope, from Willington, first met the pair in 2001, when he volunteered to go up on stage. Read the full story.

     
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    'We had tremendous resolve' 09:31:

    Newcastle United manager Alan Pardew said he was proud of his team after a 2-2 draw against Hull.

    He said: "We had some big chances and then we make one mistake and it got punished, and an unbelievable goal out of nothing puts us in a big hole. But we had tremendous resolve. The players have had to play under enormous pressure and I'm very proud of them.

    Newcastle fans and Alan Pardew

    "I have to say 80% of the crowd were terrific. They took a view of 'let's see what happens'. We do have some fans who are a little bit more radical than that and they wanted to make their presence felt and you have to accept that as a manager."

     
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    Burglar spared jail 09:20: The Gazette Newspaper

    A model who became a heroin addict and a burglar after she fell 80 feet from a hotel balcony has been given the chance to rebuild her life by a judge.

     
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    Sunderland 'need to improve' 09:09:

    Sunderland manager Gus Poyet was pleased his side kept a clean sheet during the 0-0 draw against Burnley on Saturday.

    He said: "I don't think it was a special game or a good game for us. The one who scores the goal wins the game. The good thing today was the clean sheet. For the first time we get a clean sheet. We need to improve though for sure.

    George Boyd and Santiago Vergini

    "Overall, we played OK. Just OK. But OK in the Premier League is not enough - you need to be better."

     
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    News on the hour 08:59:

    The top local headlines at 09:00 include:

    • BBC Newcastle: The lawyer acting for a Northumberland man, who spent six months in an Indian jail on firearms charges, will make another attempt to have his passport returned today.
    • BBC Tees: Air pollution across the BBC Tees area contributes to more than 500 deaths every year according to official figures.
     
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    Durham's win 'tense' affair 08:52:

    England all-rounder Ben Stokes admitted it had been "tense the whole way through" after helping Durham lift the One-Day Cup at Lord's.

    The 23-year-old took two wickets and hit an unbeaten 38 as they clinched a three-wicket win over Warwickshire.

    Durham celebrate victory

    "I love coming back to play for Durham. I am absolutely thrilled that we've won another title. I just tried to stay as calm as possible and tried to make sure I was there at the end," said Stokes.

     
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    Balls injures reporter during football 08:41:

    Ed Balls left an opponent from the North East with a bloodied eye in the annual party conference football match between Labour and political journalists.

    The shadow chancellor clashed with the Northern Echo's Rob Merrick in the game at Manchester City's Etihad complex.

    The pair were contesting a 50-50 ball on the edge of the journalists' penalty area when an elbow from Mr Balls left a cut under Mr Merrick's right eye.

    Rob Merrick

    The reporter left the pitch for medical treatment with his shirt covered in blood.

     
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    Pollution hot spots 08:30: Cara Thorpe BBC Newcastle

    About 1,200 people in our region could be dying prematurely every year due to air pollution.

    There are 15 areas that have been identified as pollution hot-spots in the area, including parts of Tyneside and Durham.

    A recent report from Public Health England suggested poor air quality mostly caused by vehicle fumes could be to blame.

     
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    Pleasant after chilly start 08:20: Lisa Gallagher Weather Presenter, BBC Look North

    Today will be a fine and dry day with some good sunny spells. After a chilly start it will feel quite pleasant in the sunshine and light winds by the afternoon.

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    Maximum Temperature: 18C (64F). Check today's forecast near you.

     
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    Two-car accident on A19 08:09:

    The A19 in New Herrington has a lane closed on the entry slip road and there's very slow traffic northbound at Herrington Interchange because of an accident involving two cars in the roadworks area.

    The A67 in High Coniscliffe is closed between the Ulnaby Lane junction and the B6275 junction because of a landslip and roadworks. There's a diversion in operation via B6275, B6279 Staindrop Road, B6280 Carmel Rd North and A67 Coniscliffe Road. More on BBC Travel News for Teesside and Tyne and Wear.

     
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