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46 min ago | The Advertiser

Appeal granted for Darlington Gypsy site

APPEAL GRANTED: Planning inspector Louise Crosby has overturned Darlington Borough Council's decision to refuse a single family gypsy site on Snipe Lane, near Hurworth AN application for a single family Gypsy site has been granted after it was initially rejected on the grounds that it would damage the visual impact of the area.

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46 min ago | The Northern Echo

Chance to enjoy Proms in the Park

LIVE MUSIC: Jake Tompkins of Modus, Alan Charlton, Peter Radcliffe, members of the Royal Signals Band, Hurworth Concert Band, Newton Aycliffe Pipes and Drums and Central and East Yorks Wing ATC Sector 1 Band in the band stand in Darlington' LIVE MUSIC: Jake Tompkins of Modus, Alan Charlton, Peter Radcliffe, members of the Royal Signals Band, ... (more)

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46 min ago | The Northern Echo

Six charged over 43 house burglaries worth 'tens of thousands'

SIX people have appeared in court charged with conspiring to burgle 43 houses, stealing jewellery and cash worth tens of thousands of pounds.

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6 hrs ago | The Advertiser

Alexander Technique workshops to raise funds for charity

TASTER sessions for a class to alleviate back, neck and joint pains taking place in September will raise funds for two charities.

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6 hrs ago | The Northern Echo

Charity opens new store with 'Something In Mind' for everyone

GRAND OPENING: Labour Party candidate Anna Turley with Tom Blenkinsop MP officially open the new Something in Mind shop in Redcar with Veronica Harrett, chief executive of Redcar and Cleveland Mind , staff member Ron Storey and Barbara Newm GRAND OPENING: Labour Party candidate Anna Turley with Tom Blenkinsop MP officially open the new Something in ... (more)

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6 hrs ago | The Northern Echo

Offers Book: Distinct Darlington manager Alex Swan

Business improvement company Distinct Darlington has teamed up with retailers and businesses across the town centre to compile a booklet packed with special deals and discounts.

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9 hrs ago | Sunderland Echo

Four in court charged with torture and killing of rabbit

Martin John Bell, 20, and Frank Hudson, 19, along with two 17-year-olds who cannot be named, are charged with unnecessary suffering to a protected animal between June 26 and June 29 in Seaham.

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9 hrs ago | The Northern Echo

Developers "could buy County Durham Roman site"

CONCERNS have been raised that the site of a Roman settlement dubbed the Pompeii of the North could be sold to developers.

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11 hrs ago | The Northern Echo

Grand Plans: Platinum Cleaning Products' husband and wife team Michelle and Simon Dixon

Platinum Cleaning Products, in Newton Aycliffe , County Durham, says its switch to a new 20,000sq ft base is proving fruitful.

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Thu Aug 28, 2014

Darlington and Stockton Times

Homecoming will commemorate war experiences of Tees Valley residents

Homecoming will mark the centenary of World War I by highlighting the stories of people from the Tees Valley and honouring their contribution to war efforts.

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Chronicle Live

Watch: Drugs worth A 25,000 have been seized in County Durham dawn raids

A team of Durham Constabulary officers swooped on houses and arrested three men believed to be involved in the supply of drugs in and around Durham City A team of nearly 20 officers swooped on houses in a bid to stamp out crime and the supply of drugs in and around Durham City.

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Darlington and Stockton Times

Youngster battles her illness to take on charity fun run

CHARITY FUNDRAISER: 5 year old Missy Russell with her brother Jason ahead of their fundraising walk.

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The Northern Echo

The investigation has been carried out by Durham Constabulary and the RSPCA

The four, who are aged 17 to 20, from Seaham , County Durham, are charged with causing unnecessary suffering to Percy, the white lionhead rabbit.

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Darlington and Stockton Times

Quarry extension recommended for approval

A PROPOSED quarry extension that will boost employment but has prompted environmental concerns has been recommended for approval by council planners.

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Chronicle Live

Pretty schoolgirl 'feels ugly' after bottle attack by drunken lout

Nine-year-old Abbie Keers was hurt by Matthew McCrea who has been jailed by a judge at Durham Crown Court A schoolgirl was left traumatised and scarred for life after a drunken lout lobbed a bottle through a car window .

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Heraldseries.co.uk

Candida Lycett Green: Poet Laureate's daughter loved life and countryside

Candida Lycett Green and her husband Rupert with her father, Sir John Betjeman, right, after her wedding at SS Peter & Paul Church, Wantage, in 1963 Candida Lycett Green, from Uffington, was a journalist and author whose great passion was an appreciation of the beauty of England and its buildings, much like her late father, the former Poet Laureate ... (more)

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The Northern Echo

Cat Found:The cat rescued by Dave and Sally Rowley in Wolsingham. Picture:Sarah Caldecott

CAT FOUND:Dave Rowley, from Emergency Animal Rescue near Stanhope, is looking for the own of a cat that was brushing up against moving car wheels.

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The Northern Echo

POLICE are investigating after a collision between two cars, which injured both drivers.

It happened on the outskirts of Consett , County Durham, yesterday afternoon just before 3.10pm on the A691 at Iveston, close to the car park for the Pavilion restaurant.

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Hartlepool Mail

Man slashed with weapon in Hartlepool attack

Police were called to a disturbance in Calder Grove, off Campbell Road, in the Rossmere area of Hartlepool, just after midnight on Wednesday.

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Darlington and Stockton Times

Directors of supported housing company to face fraud charges at crown court

Yvonne Britton, 66, of Yarm Road, in Darlington, was at Newton Aycliffe Magistrates Court today to face six charges of fraud by abuse of position as an employee and director of Darlington Supported Housing.

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