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39 min ago | Mirror.co.uk

Channel 4's Benefits Street set for second series - but residents aren't all bad

Kingston Road in Stockton-On-Tees is to be the new Benefits Street, although some inhabitants are worried their neighbourhood will be misrepresented It's safe to say some residents of Kingston Road in Stockton-on-Tees are less than pleased by the attention they are receiving as the location of the second series of Channel 4's controversial show.

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4 hrs ago | Newsday

More arrests over drive-by shooting

A 56-year-old man suffered multiple gunshot wounds as he stood in the garden of his home in Brackendale Court, Wingate, on 18 August.

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Related Topix: Home Gardening, Home, United Kingdom, World News, Tyne and Wear County, England,

5 hrs ago | Darlington and Stockton Times

Hunt for kitten missing from Middleton St George home

ARCHIE, a five month old, long-haired, grey tabby kitten is missing in the Middleton St George / Middleton One Row area of Darlington Residents are asked to check their sheds and outbuildings and anybody with any information about his whereabouts can call 07803-710-946 or 07500-059-614.

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6 hrs ago | The Advertiser

Credit union worker attacked by German shepherd during visit to Newton Aycliffe house

A CREDIT union worker was attacked and bitten by a German Shepherd as she visited a Newton Aycliffe house to collect payment.

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8 hrs ago | Hartlepool Mail

Search continues for new home for Millennium Mural

COUNCIL bosses say they are still working to try and find a suitable new home for the under-threat iconic Millennium Mural.

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13 hrs ago | Hartlepool Mail

Woman flees Crimdon caravan blaze

A spokesman for Peterlee Fire Station, which sent two engines along with one from Wheatley Hill, said a woman had been in the caravan shortly before the blaze.

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15 hrs ago | The Northern Echo

Armed robber fled when store owner threw newspapers at him

BE store robber fled empty-handed when confronted by the joint owner, who flung a pile of newspapers in his direction.

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Tue Aug 26, 2014

Hartlepool Mail

Police hunt yob who targeted woman in Hartlepool alleyway

A man approached the 48-year-old woman in an alley between Durness Grove and Brierton Lane, Hartlepool, and forcibly tried to take her handbag.

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The Advertiser

Teachers celebrate exam success

Staff from Teesdale School, in Barnard Castle , said they were proud of all of their students, especially those who achieved highly.

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Darlington and Stockton Times

Good causes in County Durham celebrate gaining share of Big Lottery Fund A 675,395 grant

FUNDING BOOST: Christopher Palmer, of the County Durham Furniture Help Scheme, which has received money from the Big Lottery Fund PROJECTS to generate energy from the River Wear and to help the needy access cheap furniture are among several schemes to share nearly A 65,000 from the Big Lottery Fund.

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IcWolverhampton

A young cyclist eggs a reporter during the filming of the new series of Benefits Street

A newspaper reporter covering controversial reality TV show Benefits Street was pelted with an egg as film-makers shifted their cameras from Birmingham to the north west.

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Newsday

Helicopter voice recorder sought

The Lord Advocate is taking action in a bid to get cockpit voice recorder data from the Air Accidents Investigation Branch after four people died in a helicopter crash off Shetland.

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Hartlepool Mail

Care bosses' GP axe fears

CARE managers of a Hartlepool retirement complex have spoken of their fears of a proposal to close its on-site GP surgery.

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Mon Aug 25, 2014

The Northern Echo

Robbi Waugh and Conor Wilebore on their underwater litter pick

The trio, all keen divers, were part of a group of 15 that spent much of a day cleaning up the seabed off the North-East coast at Seahouses, Northumberland .

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The Advertiser

Hamsterley fun day raises thousands for Butterwick Hospice

The eighth annual Hamsterley Hoppings attracted hundreds of people of all ages to the Teesdale village of Hamsterley, near Bishop Auckland , yesterday .

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The Northern Echo

Sedgefield horse fair passes without incident

AN unauthorised horse fair that outraged residents when it arrived in their community without warning has been managed successfully, according to police.

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Darlington and Stockton Times

Veteran pilot gets his wings - 69 years late

ENTHUSIASTIC pilot Wilson Taylor has finally got his RAF "Wings" - even if he did have to wait longer than most for the accolade.

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The Advertiser

Five candidates nominated in Crook by-election

A by-election of a county councillor for the Crook division of County Durham will take place on Thursday, September 18. FIVE candidates are battling it out for a seat in Durham County Council following the death of a councillor in earlier this year.

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The Miami Herald

Monasterio runs away with English Senior Open

County Durham, England - Cesar Monasterio closed with a final-round, 2-under 70 to earn a 5-stroke victory at the English Senior Open.

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Sun Aug 24, 2014

Newsday

Fears over growth of giant sinkhole

A landowner fears a massive 200ft deep sinkhole which has opened up near his home will get bigger in heavy rain.

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