town (1991 pop. 43,713), Northumberland, NE England, on the Tyne River. It is a coal-mining and industrial center with a 12th-century church. Newburn was the site of a battle between English and Scottish armies in 1640.
development a vibrant " It is expected 15% of the homes on the massive new estate, next to the Newburn Riverside business park, will be affordable housing and a planning application for the schemenew life neglected Newcastle Emms is set to be submitted to Newcastle City Council this summer.
Police are investigating three incidents in which men in a white van are reported to have approached schoolchildren in Gosforth and Newburn. On one occasion, a girl is alleged to have had her hand grabbed by one man in the van in Gosforth.
Northumbrian Water has confirmed that Newburn Bridge will remain shut until the end of September after engineers discovered electrical cables that need to be moved before they resume the bridge's complex reconstruction.