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26 min ago | The Northern Echo
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.
3 hrs ago | Darlington and Stockton Times
BEST PLACE TO LIVE: The borough of Stockton has been named the sixth best place to live in the UK by the Daily Telegraph.
4 hrs ago | Hartlepool Mail
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.
8 hrs ago | Darlington and Stockton Times
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.
9 hrs ago | The Northern Echo
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.
11 hrs ago | Hartlepool Mail
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by a freak wave off Seaton Carew in August 2003 THE mum of a young boy who drowned after Hartlepool's lifeguards were withdrawn says she is "gobsmacked" at council proposals to axe the service again due to budget cuts.
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.
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.
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".
THE broken-hearted girlfriend of a man who drowned in Laos took her own life months later, an inquest heard.
DARING motorcycle stunts, hilarious horses and a strongest man contest promise to make the final Great Aycliffe Show the best to date.
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.
POLICE are appealing for witnesses after a 93-year-old woman's purse was stolen from her handbag while she was shopping.
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 .
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.
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.
Nostalgic North East revellers say they will be sad to see an iconic floating nightclub turned into a training centre for young engineers.
Updated: Wed Aug 20, 2014 04:02 pm
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