HIGHLIGHTS FROM The Chronicle

  • Suspected thief remanded in custody after being charged with string of Gateshead burglaries
  • Geordie Shore star Holly Hagan gets engaged to footballer boyfriend Jacob Blyth
  • Drug gang ringleader who pocketed more than £200,000 through organised crime told to pay back just £9,000
  • Prolific thief jailed after being caught red-handed raiding unlocked vehicles in Gateshead
  • De La Rue to cut 170 jobs in Gateshead after loss of Government contract