Newcastle upon Tyne News

Childhood sweethearts killed in hit and run as they walked to favourite restaurant as driver who sped from scene jailed

A DRIVER has been jailed for two years after killing childhood sweethearts in a hit-and-run smash. Ann, 75, and Lawrence Nickerson, 79, were walking from their parked car to their favourite restaurant when they were hit by a speeding car in Newcastle. Ann was killed at the scene on Jesmond Road while her husband Lawrence […] The Sun Newcastle upon Tyne…

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Northumbria University hit by coronavirus as 770 students test positive days after teens pictured breaking ‘rule of six’

HUNDREDS of students have tested positive for coronavirus at Northumbria University – days after youngsters were pictured breaking the rule of six. Around 770 people are infected with the virus at the uni in Newcastle-upon-Tyne – although just ten per cent are showing Covid symptoms. It’s the single-largest outbreak in the UK and comes after […] The Sun Newcastle upon Tyne…