Witnesses are being sought to an incident in which a man was taken to hospital after being struck on the head outside a pub in Blyth.
The 41-year-old victim had been drinking in the Windmill Inn on Hallside Road before being assaulted between 10.30pm and 11.30pm on Friday February 23. He was treated for head injuries at Wansbeck General Hospital before being allowed home. Witnesses are asked to contact Blyth CID on 0845 604-3043 ext 61944.
THE wonders of science are being brought to life at a North-East museum this weekend.
Bede's World in Jarrow, South Tyneside, is celebrating National Science Week with a range of family activities, between noon and 3pm on Saturday and Sunday. The hands-on events have been organised by postgraduate students from Newcastle University.
PATIENTS in Newcastle, North Tyneside and Northumberland are reminded that they now have a choice about where to have their hospital treatment. People being referred to hospital by their GP can choose from four or five different healthcare providers. These include NHS hospitals and treatment centres or private hospitals.
A CONFERENCE on cyber-bullying is being held to help train professionals who work with children and young people in County Durham.
The conference on March 21 is for all professionals who work with children and young people who may be in danger of being bullied or are bullies themselves.
WILDLIFE artist Anthony Stobart makes his debut appearance at Washington Wetland Centre this month with Catching the Light, a new exhibition of pencil and pastel drawings.
It is the first exhibition of Anthony's work for a number of years and captures birds at WWT Washington from first hand sketches over the last year.
The work will be on show until March 29.
THE first Fairtrade café in South Tyneside will be officially opened in Jarrow tomorrow by the town's MP Stephen Hepburn.
He will be joined by council leader Paul Waggott at the launch of Café Latino, in the Viking Precinct.