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3 hrs ago | The Northern Echo
For the last four weeks police have been taking action against careless and inconsiderate drivers on Yarm Road after councillors and residents raised concerns with officers.
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4 hrs ago | The Advertiser
HUNDREDS of the North-East's most promising young gymnasts displayed their talents in a keenly-contested championships yesterday .
5 hrs ago | The Advertiser
NORTH West Durham MP Pat Glass will hold a surgery at the Miners' Institute, in Church Street, Langley Park , from 10am to noon on Friday, March 28. Constituents are asked to call 01207-501782 to book their appointment EXERCISE SESSION: Age UK County Durham are holding a weekly exercise session people over the age of 65 at The Greenhills Centre, ... (more)
6 hrs ago | The Northern Echo
GROUP COMMITTEE: Women behind a new charity to tackle domestic abuse. They are Lisa Ferguson, Amy Hargreaves, Catherine Reid, Karen Collin, Angela Watson, Anne Currie, Roz Bradley, Diane Firth and Kayleigh Powers A NEW charity to tackle domestic abuse in four neighbouring communities has been set up by women who want to reach out to families in ... (more)
POLICE have vowed to relentlessly pursue a thieving Hartlepool couple to claw back every penny they stole from their 91-year-old godmother.
Mr Bushnell, a father-of-three who is deputy head at Durham School, has not been seen since lunchtime last Sunday when his wife Joanna reported him missing.
The family of a missing boarding school deputy head who vanished almost a week ago are facing up to the chance he may not be found alive, police said.
THREE York stonemasonry apprentices have created a memorial to be installed at the former school of murdered fusilier Lee Rigby.
HEARTED cabbie who took pity on a distressed woman was battered and bitten by her drink-crazed boyfriend.
A FLEET of 10 fire engines was sent to a blaze at Hartlepool Power Station in the early hours of Saturday.
Large tools including a cordless drill, and a large tool box and its contents were taken from the vehicle which was parked in a small layby on Keith Road in Middlesbrough on Wednesday morning .
Lee Edwards, described as "extremely possessive and controlling", was sentenced to 10 years behind bars after he left his girlfriend with a fractured cheek bone A violent thug has been jailed after horrifically beating his girlfriend by biting, stamping on her neck and strangling her.
Barnard Castle antiques expert David Harper will be guest speaker at the spring meeting of Yorkshire Countrywomen's Association in Northallerton on April 9. Mr Harper, who has appeared in Cash in the Attic, Bargain Hunt and Antiques Roadtrip, will be speaking at the North Riding group meeting at The Forum at 1.30pm.
The 24-year-old was rushed to the James Cook University Hospital in Middlesbrough following the crash on the northbound carriageway of the A19 just before the Easington services.
Mr Wright launched a stinging attack on Northern Rail's rolling stock saying they are "totally unsuitable" for a modern network.
Ibragim Todashev, 27, is believed to have been investigated following the terror attacks and reportedly knew bombing suspect Tamerlan Tsarnaev The revelation means Flight MH370 may have travelled a further 2,200 miles from its last known position Emergency services were called to the scene near Beccles at about 7.30pm and discovered the crash site ... (more)