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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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The first UK astronaut to walk in space is landing in the region next month to inspire the next generation of scientists.
They have been devised by the Upper Teesdale Tourism Network in a bid to build on the area's existing popularity with walkers.
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.
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.
SUMMER FUN: Town councillors in Barnard Castle will meet on Wednesday, April 23, to discuss a programme of summer entertainment.
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.
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.
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.
The man has been indentified as coming from Durham but Northumbria Police said he would not be named until an inquest.
The York-based company, which is one of the UK's largest homebuilders, also wants apprentices to form its next generation of workers.
Ken and Sylvia Spencer, of Ferryhill, marked their special day today with a cruise in Holland and Belgium and a family gathering.
A WARRANT has been issued for the arrest of a conman who tried to fleece an elderly woman of thousands of pounds.
Great Aycliffe Youth Council and members of Acle Scouts and Clubs joined forces with volunteers from The Friends of West Park in Newton Aycliffe to plant bulbs at the popular recreation space.
Anne Lakey is accused of four counts of indecent assault on a male person, one of inciting a child to commit an act of gross indecency and three of gross indecency with a child.
A MAN charged with the murder of Hartlepool mum Angela Smeaton has appeared at Teesside Crown Court for the first time.
A MAN will stand trial later this year after pleading not guilty to two charges of intimidating witnesses in connection with the Mark Denton murder trial.