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3 hrs ago | The Advertiser

Series: Trampoline Class: You don't have to be as good ...

A TRAMPOLINE course for 11 to 16-year-olds will be launched at Teesdale Leisure Centre, in Barnard Castle , next week.

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7 hrs ago | The Northern Echo

This morning's service at Durham Cathedral

The dawn service, often called the Dawn Vigil, is the first service of Easter Day and symbolises the point at which it is proclaimed that Jesus is risen and his new light is cast on the world to lift it from darkness.

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8 hrs ago | Chronicle Live

Robber in Halloween mask holds up County Durham store on Good Friday

Police received a call saying that a man had came into the store, jumped over the till, demanded money, took money and made off A man in a Halloween mask who robbed Sainsbury's Local, in The Avenue, Chester-le-Street, at 9.24pm on Good Friday Shortly before 9.30pm on Good Friday, police received a call from staff at Sainsbury's Local, which is on ... (more)

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12 hrs ago | Hartlepool Mail

Reduction in hospital bugs

The North Tees and Hartlepool NHS Foundation Trust has recorded its lowest number of attributed cases of the bacterial infection Clostridium difficile over the last year.

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Sat Apr 19, 2014

BBC News

Flying the flag for county pride

Symbols, patterns and colours have been used for millennia as ways to rally the troops, frighten foes, inspire loyalty, and recognise allies.

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The Advertiser

New pilates class for all at The Kings Church

PILATES CLASS: A new pilates class for men and women who want to improve their posture and core strength will start at The Kings Church Centre, in Whessoe Road, Darlington, on Monday, April 28, between 11.15am and 12.15pm.

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Examiner.com

Was the Loch Ness Monster found by Apple Maps?

Do you believe in the Loch Ness Monster? Find out if Nessie expert Adrian Shine goes on a boat tour in Scotland.

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The Northern Echo

a Town treasure has been recognised with County Durham's highest civic award.

At 102-years-old, Carmel Connolly is the oldest volunteer in Spennymoor and her decades of charity work were acknowledged with a chairman's medal.

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Chronicle Live

Astronaut Michael Foale to visit region for Durham University talk

The first UK astronaut to walk in space is landing in the region next month to inspire the next generation of scientists.

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Darlington and Stockton Times

Hotel seeks licence to bring back popular music festival

A HOTEL chain is seeking a premises licence to bring back a popular live music event for a second year.

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Fri Apr 18, 2014

Darlington and Stockton Times

Easter Monday launch for Teesdale Challenge Walks

They have been devised by the Upper Teesdale Tourism Network in a bid to build on the area's existing popularity with walkers.

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Darlington and Stockton Times

Dispute over who should look after village green

Members of Middleton-in-Teesdale Parish Council were told they could have a claim to the village green after the Raby Estate contacted Land Registry to formally apply for the title to the area.

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Darlington and Stockton Times

Police warn youths against anti-social behaviour during school holidays

POLICE WARNING: Young people in Darlington have been warned by police that officers are on the look-out for acts of criminal damage and anti-social behaviour during the school holidays.

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Darlington and Stockton Times

Town councillors line up programme of summer fun

SUMMER FUN: Town councillors in Barnard Castle will meet on Wednesday, April 23, to discuss a programme of summer entertainment.

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Darlington and Stockton Times

Village groups' joint bid for National Lottery cash to renovate war memorial

Middleton-in-Teesdale Parish Council and Upper Teesdale Agricultural Support Services are leading the project, which will also involve the village primary school and heritage group.

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The Northern Echo

Northallerton man who bought mobile phone stun gun in Turkey jailed

A MAN who bought a mobile phone which had been turned into a stun gun to protect his family while holidaying in Turkey has been jailed.

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Hartlepool Mail

34 care home staff face uncertain future after Durham County Council decision to close buildings

Durham County Council's cabinet members met this week and approved a recommendation to close Grampian House Care Home, in Grampian Drive, Peterlee, as well as four others elsewhere across the county.

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Newsday

Man's body found in River Wear

The man has been indentified as coming from Durham but Northumbria Police said he would not be named until an inquest.

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The Northern Echo

THE Bishop of Durham joined Good Friday worshippers on their annual Walk of Witness.

Bishop Paul Butler took his place in the procession from the centre of Bishop Auckland to St Peter's Chapel, in the grounds of nearby Auckland Castle, for a service.

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Thu Apr 17, 2014

The Advertiser

Housebuilder creates North-East jobs

The York-based company, which is one of the UK's largest homebuilders, also wants apprentices to form its next generation of workers.

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