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26 min ago | The Northern Echo

a Businessman could face a trial lasting up to a month after he denied a series of fraud charges.

Michael Smallman, who previously ran Newton Aycliffe -based fashion firm APM Clothing Developments, pleaded not guilty to participating in a fraudulent business as a sole trader between August 1 2012 and October 31 2013.

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3 hrs ago | Darlington and Stockton Times

Disbelief in Stockton as the borough is rated sixth best place to live in the country

BEST PLACE TO LIVE: The borough of Stockton has been named the sixth best place to live in the UK by the Daily Telegraph.

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4 hrs ago | Hartlepool Mail

Firefighters tackle corn crop blaze near Peterlee

Two crews from Peterlee Fire Station were sent to the field at Andrew's Hill, between Lowhills Road in Peterlee and Thorpe Road, Littlethorpe, where flames were engulfing the corn crop.

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8 hrs ago | Darlington and Stockton Times

Motorist from Barnard Castle blamed ex-girlfriend's death for been...

A MOTORIST blamed the death of his former girlfriend for him being more than three times the legal alcohol limit when he was stopped by the police.

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9 hrs ago | The Northern Echo

Darlington man arrested on suspicion of assault

A MAN has appeared in court charged with grievous bodily harm with intent following an incident in which a man was placed in an induced coma after suffering a bleed on his brain.

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11 hrs ago | Hartlepool Mail

'Not again' - Mum whose son drowned last time Hartlepool...

TRAGEDY: Jordan Moon who died when he was swept away by a freak wave off Seaton Carew in August 2003 THE mum of a young boy who drowned after Hartlepool's lifeguards were withdrawn says she is "gobsmacked" at council proposals to axe the service again due to budget cuts.

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15 hrs ago | The Northern Echo

Rug firm rolls out growth plans

Modern Rugs will leave its Bishop Auckland base before the end of this month and move to a warehouse six times bigger, on Aycliffe Business Park.

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Tue Aug 19, 2014

Hartlepool Mail

Victim of drive-by shooting named

Police believe vehicles pulled up outside the home of the 56-year-old man, named locally as Keith Robinson, before he was shot a number of times as he was standing in the garden.

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The Northern Echo

Rail Summit: a Northern Rail train arrives at Thornaby station

THE shortlist of train firms bidding to run the region's rail services has been announced - prompting concerns about foreign ownership and corporate greed from MPs and unions.

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Darlington and Stockton Times

Darlington care home worker stole thousands from vulnerable residents

A THIEVING care home worker who stole more than A 3,000 from vulnerable adults insisted to a court she hadn't done it as residents "do not have much of a life as it is".

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Darlington and Stockton Times

Girlfriend of drowned man killed herself, inquest finds

THE broken-hearted girlfriend of a man who drowned in Laos took her own life months later, an inquest heard.

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The Advertiser

Final Great Aycliffe Show promises to be a weekend to remember

DARING motorcycle stunts, hilarious horses and a strongest man contest promise to make the final Great Aycliffe Show the best to date.

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Hartlepool Mail

Relief for Hartlepool and East Durham drivers as work finally starts...

RELIEF looks to be in sight for drivers who have been blighted by delays on a main road - around 18 months after a land slip affected the roadside.

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The Advertiser

Thief takes 93-year-old's purse in Chester-le-Street shop

POLICE are appealing for witnesses after a 93-year-old woman's purse was stolen from her handbag while she was shopping.

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The Advertiser

Search starts for new North East LEP boss

THE hunt is on for a new chief executive to drive economic growth and create thousands of jobs across Durham, Tyne and Wear and Northumberland .

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The Northern Echo

Two arrested on suspicion of attempted murder after man shot several times in his garden

The 56-year-old was rushed to hospital with multiple gunshot wounds but his injuries, at this stage, are not thought to be life-threatening.

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Hartlepool Mail

Hartlepool woman admits setting fire to Peterlee house

She was accused of arson with intent to endanger life, but denied the charge and entered a guilty plea to the lesser offence of arson being reckless as to whether life was endangered.

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Hartlepool Mail

Hartlepool Council agrees 'exclusivity period' for new health centre

COUNCIL chiefs have agreed to grant an "exclusivity period" for developers to carry out investigations on a piece of land which could one day be home to a new healthcare facility.

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Mon Aug 18, 2014

Chronicle Live

Save it or scrap it? Readers have their say on the future of iconic floating Tuxedo nightclub

Nostalgic North East revellers say they will be sad to see an iconic floating nightclub turned into a training centre for young engineers.

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Darlington and Stockton Times

Digger-mad two year-old's dream comes true

BOY AT WORK: Two and a half year old Benny Paterson is granted his wish of looking around the vehicles at Biffa Municipal's Skippers Lane depot in Middlesbrough.

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