Students wins talent show and a top slot at Northumberland Live festival

Joe Allan, 19, is set to perform to crowds of up to 5,000 at Blyth this weekend

Blyth Beach lifeguards Ryan Hennessey, 23 and Kieran Falcus, 16 who rescued a teenager yesterday when he jumped off a submerged jetty at high tide and got carried out to sea in a rip current

Lifeguard taken to hospital after rescuing teenager who fell into North Sea

Lifeguard taken to hospital after rescuing a 14-year-old boy from off Blyth Beach in Northumberland

Sea fishing

Sea Angling: John Findley brings lean spell to an end

All the latest sea angling news from Alan Charlton who finds out who's been landing the winning catches in the region

Malcolm Charlton with his 4lb 10oz turbot

Sea Angling: Turbot is one any angler would be proud of

All the latest sea angling news from around the region, brought to you by Alan Charlton

Alnwick's anglers doing the conger

ALNWICK AC start the winter off with a bumper weigh-in, including the first of the region's elusive big conger.

Cavonor weighs in with late flourish for great win

WITH only minutes left in the Whitley Bay Evening Open weigh in, Barry Tweddle, must have thought he had it sewn up with his four cod and a flounder for 18lb 12oz taken from Whitley Bay Beach.

Paul's perfect luck at Blyth

Fenham rod Paul Sanderson's luck was in at Blyth Beach when he reeled in a cod of 14lb 2oz which was tempted by a bait of rag and lug.

Sea angling

The Easington District Council match had a good turnout of 535 anglers - but only one could scoop the £2000 for the heaviest fish.

Carr driving force behind super win

Richie Carr was in the money when he scooped the Ryhope SAC Open with the heaviest single fish which weighed-in at 3,110g.

Sea Angling

We are well into October and catches from the wrecking boats - mainly due to the pleasant weather - are still going strong.

Sea angling

The long casters took the top prizes in the Seaham Open, Davy Borwell taking the North East's biggest single prize of £1000 for the heaviest fish - a cod of 6.41lb - from the Green Wall.

Sea angling

With flat, calm seas, Paul Westmoreland of Peterlee did extremely well to put together a bag of three cod and two scotch haddock for a weight of 7lb 11oz 8drams to win the Shiremoor Open.

Newbiggin comp Shore looks like a great occasion

The Newbiggin Shore competition is being held on Sunday, October 2.

Fake IDs for sale

Fake identification is openly for sale on the internet, according to a study published today.

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