29/01/2017 Look North (North East and Cumbria)


29/01/2017

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Northumbria Police have charged a man with murder

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after 32 year old Michael Thompson was found dying from head injuries,

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It follows an incident in the early hours of Saturday morning

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outside the Studio Sports Bar on Priestpopple.

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Mr Thompson, from Hexham, was found lying in the street.

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25 year old Archie Henderson,has been

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The Labour Party is claiming the Government's new industrial

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strategy is a clear admission that they failed to save

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Shadow Cabinet Minister, and Middlesbrough MP,

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Andy McDonald told BBC's Sunday Politics that the Government

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obviously didn't have a clear strategy for steel

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This is a stark admission that the government didn't respond

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They could have stepped in, the Italian

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government did, German, and French governments did.

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Those jobs could have been saved and there could've been a much more

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But the Conservative Peer, Martin Callanan, said it

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wasn't viable to bail out the steel industry.

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And he said the Government's new industrial strategy,

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offered a way forward for areas like Teesside.

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The strategy is not just based on steel, of course not,

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there are many other industries and areas which will

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?20 million has been allocated to the Local Enterprise

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It will be up to them to decide how they can spend it.

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Cumbria needs to rethink the way it bids for Government funding,

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according to one of the team responsible for stimulating

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The county was recently awarded just seven and a half percent

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That included proposals for 25 million to

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The government says the County has already received many millions

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of pounds for defences through other schemes.

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The Local Enterprise Partnership says it's disappointed.

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This is an small change these should be figured that would make

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significant differences to Cumbria and its economic opportunities in

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the future. Thousands of people gathered

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in Newcastle's Chinatown today celebrate

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the Chinese New Year. The crowds enjoyed

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traditional Dragon Dances and firecracker displays to mark

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the year of the Rooster, The weather was kind to today's

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celebrations and it perhaps helped bring out a healthy sized crowd

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to watch the parade. The Chinese new year

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is a very different affair In China there are 12 animals just

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like the Zodiac in the Western world. This year if the year of the

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Rooster. It is very like home. I feel very God. Does it make you

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homesick? Yes. -- I feel very good. But the mix of people watching

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went far beyond those There's nothing like this in

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Carlisle so we have come across to celebrate this today.

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The weather now and it looks like we're heading for a bit

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Hello good evening. Most of us saw some sunshine but not much of it to

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come this week. A lot of low-pressure with more at Atlantic

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influence. We will feed in these weather front from West East. Back

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to normal. This evening, a cloudy picture, the further north you head

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you could see some clear spells and some frost and ice. Elsewhere,

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patchy Frost and Bob. Overnight temperatures dropping down to around

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zero or one Celsius. At macro Frost and bog.

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It will very gradually myths and. Clever spells but part of Cumbria

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and North Yorkshire. A largely dry one with temperatures getting up to

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seven or eight Celsius. The rest of the week looks mild there, it'll pan

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slowly less cold. This is the outlook for the north-east, cloudy,

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not as much rain. Quite typical, the not as much rain. Quite typical, the

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weather comes from the West. The Cumbria, more wet weather. By the

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time we reach the end of the week there might be some gales, severe

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gales. I hope you caught some nice sunshine. We will be back with

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