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3 hrs ago | Darlington and Stockton Times
A CHARITY auction has raised more than A 1,600 for a fundraising campaign to build new premises for scouts and guides in Staindrop.
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4 hrs ago | Hartlepool Mail
MAJOR plans to build hundreds of homes on the former eyesore Steetley site could soon move a step closer with land owners in discussions with developers.
8 hrs ago | The Advertiser
ARCHAEOLOGY LECTURE: Expert Prof Audrey Horning, from Queen's University in Belfast, will deliver a lecture entitled "Ireland in the Virginia Sea: comparative archaeologies of the early modern Atlantic world" on Saturday .
12 hrs ago | The Advertiser
RESIDENTS of a Darlington village say they will continue their fight against 'unsuitable' housing developments in their area after an application for 250 homes was turned down by the council.
12 hrs ago | The Advertiser
CONCERNS have been raised about increasing drug use in rural north Durham, with police warning they are determined to crack down on the problem.
16 hrs ago | The Northern Echo
LAST September in the wake of Durham's latest county championship triumph, the club's chief executive David Harker admitted "cricket doesn't really pay".
A TEENAGE saxophonist has pipped other hopefuls to be named a category winner in the UK's leading contest for young musicians.
FIREFIGHTERS spent an-hour-and-a-half tackling a fire at a historic building which has repeatedly been targeted by arsonists.
Police and fire investigators are set to probe how the fire started once the two-storey building on Green Street has been made safe.
POLICE APPEAL: Durham Police are urging residents to mark their bikes in a bid to deter criminals.
The Eggleston Hall Cafe and Tearoom, next to Eggleston Hall, has reopened under new management, who have redecorated the interior and refurbished the furniture.
Richard Wisson, from Lanchester , County Durham, is taking part in the Great North Run this September to fundraise for The Sick Children's Trust.
After years of being contacted by youngsters calling for a skate park, Spennymoor Town Council has earmarked a site in Jubilee Park, near the Carr Lane entrance, and nearly A 147,000 has been secured to fund the development.
A MAN was taken to hospital with a broken leg after coming off his scooter during a collision with two cars.
VILLAGERS reacted with dismay when plans for houses in their village were unveiled days after they lost a fight against another development.
A POLICE probe was launched after a dog walker discovered the body of a man on a beach in Hartlepool.
MAGISTRATES have issued a strong warning about the dangers of throwing drunken punches after an attack victim fell and cracked his head open on a metal railing.