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2 hrs ago | Darlington and Stockton Times

Police warn youths against anti-social behaviour during school holidays

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.

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2 hrs ago | Darlington and Stockton Times

Town councillors line up programme of summer fun

SUMMER FUN: Town councillors in Barnard Castle will meet on Wednesday, April 23, to discuss a programme of summer entertainment.

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2 hrs ago | Darlington and Stockton Times

Village groups' joint bid for National Lottery cash to renovate war memorial

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.

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3 hrs ago | The Northern Echo

Northallerton man who bought mobile phone stun gun in Turkey jailed

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.

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7 hrs ago | Hartlepool Mail

34 care home staff face uncertain future after Durham County Council decision to close buildings

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.

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8 hrs ago | Newsday

Man's body found in River Wear

The man has been indentified as coming from Durham but Northumbria Police said he would not be named until an inquest.

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11 hrs ago | The Northern Echo

THE Bishop of Durham joined Good Friday worshippers on their annual Walk of Witness.

Bishop Paul Butler took his place in the procession from the centre of Bishop Auckland to St Peter's Chapel, in the grounds of nearby Auckland Castle, for a service.

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Thu Apr 17, 2014

The Advertiser

Housebuilder creates North-East jobs

The York-based company, which is one of the UK's largest homebuilders, also wants apprentices to form its next generation of workers.

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The Advertiser

a Diamond couple who met through babysitting are celebrating their 60th wedding anniversary.

Ken and Sylvia Spencer, of Ferryhill, marked their special day today with a cruise in Holland and Belgium and a family gathering.

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Sunderland Echo

Warrant issued for conman after attempted A 8,500 scam on elderly victim

A WARRANT has been issued for the arrest of a conman who tried to fleece an elderly woman of thousands of pounds.

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The Advertiser

New blooms bring fresh life to town park

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.

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The Northern Echo

Head teacher denies sex offences involving teenage boy

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.

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Hartlepool Mail

Paul Smart appears in front of judge charged with murder of partner Angela Smeaton

A MAN charged with the murder of Hartlepool mum Angela Smeaton has appeared at Teesside Crown Court for the first time.

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Hartlepool Mail

Man pleads not guilty to intimidating witnesses in connection with Mark Denton murder trial

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.

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Chronicle Live

Police name man killed in Marley Hill crash as Neil Readman from Dipton

Police have identified the man killed in a car crash in Gateshead on Monday as Neil Readman, 49, from Dipton in County Durham Police have identified the man killed in a car crash in Gateshead on Monday as Neil Readman, 49, from Dipton in County Durham.

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Wed Apr 16, 2014

The Northern Echo

Back Home: Alison Marshall with her mother, Marie Spooner

A BABY who fought for survival after being born three months early has finally been released from hospital, five months after her birth.

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Sunderland Echo

New chaplain installed at Sunderland Royal Hospital

PATIENTS and their families will have more spiritual support available after a new chaplain was licensed to work at Sunderland Royal Hospital.

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The Northern Echo

County Durham and Darlington Fire and Rescue Service

FIRE fighters across County Durham have been called to a series of blazes tonight, including incidents in Darlington, Willington, Peterlee , Horden and Newton Aycliffe .

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Darlington and Stockton Times

Easter fun in Darlington

An Easter egg trail will be taking place between 11am and 4pm on Easter Saturday around the town centre, with entry forms available from Distinct Darlington's Ranger team who will be stationed at Joseph Pease Monument.

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Darlington and Stockton Times

Date set for Sedgefield school reunion

A REUNION for past pupils of Sedgefield Comprehensive School, now Sedgefield Community College, will take place at the Crosshill Hotel on the town green from 8pm on Saturday, May 3. The free reunion is for pupils who joined the school in 1980.

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