Crash driver reported

A landrover Freelander crashed into fencing on the A5091 in Cumbria just after 2.30pm yesterday.

A landrover Freelander crashed into fencing on the A5091 in Cumbria just after 2.30pm yesterday.

The vehicle, driven by a 53-year-old woman from Motherby, hit the fence whilst travelling between Dockray and Matterdale End.

The driver was reported for driving without due care and attention.

Woman freed

FIRECREWS were called to a car accident in Finchale, Durham at 4.25pm yesterday.

A woman was cut free from her car at the scene in Holme House Lane near Finchale Training College.

Lottery grant

NURSERY nurses and health visitors in Northumberland have secured a £3,000 Big Lottery Fund grant.

The money will help to address infant mental health issues and promote emotional wellbeing for children and families in Tynedale.

The scheme, run by Northumberland Care Trust, will be administered by health visiting teams.

It will include help to deal with family breakdown, divorce, illness and bereavement.

Talking health

MEMBERS of the public with an interest in healthcare are being invited to have their say on how services are run.

Community and voluntary groups in Newcastle, North Tyneside and Northumberland will also be asked to comment on NHS services.

The first event will take place on April 24 at the Grand Hotel in Tynemouth and the second at the Centre for Life in Newcastle on April 25.

A Northumberland session will be held on April 26 at Hirst Welfare on Alexandra Road, Ashington.

Cars collide

TWO cars collided outside Chapel House in Basenthwaite, Cumbria, at 11.10am yesterday.

A Peugeot 307 driven by a woman from Carlisle collided with a Honda Jazz driven by a man from Sunderland.

No one was injured in the accident.

Single jabs

PARENTS on Tyneside will be given the chance to get individual vaccinations for mumps, measles and rubella at a special clinic.

The clinic is being hosted by Healthcare Choice UK on Saturday at the Newcastle Marriott, Gosforth, from 9am to 5pm.

To book call 0870 443-9980.


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