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1 hr ago | Darlington and Stockton Times

Homecoming will commemorate war experiences of Tees Valley residents

Homecoming will mark the centenary of World War I by highlighting the stories of people from the Tees Valley and honouring their contribution to war efforts.

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5 hrs ago | Chronicle Live

Watch: Drugs worth A 25,000 have been seized in County Durham dawn raids

A team of Durham Constabulary officers swooped on houses and arrested three men believed to be involved in the supply of drugs in and around Durham City A team of nearly 20 officers swooped on houses in a bid to stamp out crime and the supply of drugs in and around Durham City.

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10 hrs ago | Darlington and Stockton Times

Youngster battles her illness to take on charity fun run

CHARITY FUNDRAISER: 5 year old Missy Russell with her brother Jason ahead of their fundraising walk.

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11 hrs ago | The Northern Echo

The investigation has been carried out by Durham Constabulary and the RSPCA

The four, who are aged 17 to 20, from Seaham , County Durham, are charged with causing unnecessary suffering to Percy, the white lionhead rabbit.

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12 hrs ago | Darlington and Stockton Times

Quarry extension recommended for approval

A PROPOSED quarry extension that will boost employment but has prompted environmental concerns has been recommended for approval by council planners.

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12 hrs ago | Chronicle Live

Pretty schoolgirl 'feels ugly' after bottle attack by drunken lout

Nine-year-old Abbie Keers was hurt by Matthew McCrea who has been jailed by a judge at Durham Crown Court A schoolgirl was left traumatised and scarred for life after a drunken lout lobbed a bottle through a car window .

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14 hrs ago | Heraldseries.co.uk

Candida Lycett Green: Poet Laureate's daughter loved life and countryside

Candida Lycett Green and her husband Rupert with her father, Sir John Betjeman, right, after her wedding at SS Peter & Paul Church, Wantage, in 1963 Candida Lycett Green, from Uffington, was a journalist and author whose great passion was an appreciation of the beauty of England and its buildings, much like her late father, the former Poet Laureate ... (more)

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18 hrs ago | The Northern Echo

Cat Found:The cat rescued by Dave and Sally Rowley in Wolsingham. Picture:Sarah Caldecott

CAT FOUND:Dave Rowley, from Emergency Animal Rescue near Stanhope, is looking for the own of a cat that was brushing up against moving car wheels.

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18 hrs ago | The Northern Echo

POLICE are investigating after a collision between two cars, which injured both drivers.

It happened on the outskirts of Consett , County Durham, yesterday afternoon just before 3.10pm on the A691 at Iveston, close to the car park for the Pavilion restaurant.

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18 hrs ago | Hartlepool Mail

Man slashed with weapon in Hartlepool attack

Police were called to a disturbance in Calder Grove, off Campbell Road, in the Rossmere area of Hartlepool, just after midnight on Wednesday.

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20 hrs ago | Darlington and Stockton Times

Directors of supported housing company to face fraud charges at crown court

Yvonne Britton, 66, of Yarm Road, in Darlington, was at Newton Aycliffe Magistrates Court today to face six charges of fraud by abuse of position as an employee and director of Darlington Supported Housing.

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Wed Aug 27, 2014

The Northern Echo

Durham Crown Court told woman returned to grab items when elderly householder was away from home

A WOMAN under the influence of a prescribed sedative stole personal items from the home of an elderly neighbour, a court heard.

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Chronicle Live

Watch: CCTV of gang stealing A 500,000 worth of HGVs before being caught in Billingham

A gang of burglars embroiled in a A 500,000 HGV theft plot used lorries to ramraid a yard as part of a series of high value raids.

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Mirror.co.uk

Channel 4's Benefits Street set for second series - but residents aren't all bad

Kingston Road in Stockton-On-Tees is to be the new Benefits Street, although some inhabitants are worried their neighbourhood will be misrepresented It's safe to say some residents of Kingston Road in Stockton-on-Tees are less than pleased by the attention they are receiving as the location of the second series of Channel 4's controversial show.

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Newsday

More arrests over drive-by shooting

A 56-year-old man suffered multiple gunshot wounds as he stood in the garden of his home in Brackendale Court, Wingate, on 18 August.

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Darlington and Stockton Times

Hunt for kitten missing from Middleton St George home

ARCHIE, a five month old, long-haired, grey tabby kitten is missing in the Middleton St George / Middleton One Row area of Darlington Residents are asked to check their sheds and outbuildings and anybody with any information about his whereabouts can call 07803-710-946 or 07500-059-614.

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The Advertiser

Credit union worker attacked by German shepherd during visit to Newton Aycliffe house

A CREDIT union worker was attacked and bitten by a German Shepherd as she visited a Newton Aycliffe house to collect payment.

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Hartlepool Mail

Search continues for new home for Millennium Mural

COUNCIL bosses say they are still working to try and find a suitable new home for the under-threat iconic Millennium Mural.

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Hartlepool Mail

Woman flees Crimdon caravan blaze

A spokesman for Peterlee Fire Station, which sent two engines along with one from Wheatley Hill, said a woman had been in the caravan shortly before the blaze.

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The Northern Echo

Armed robber fled when store owner threw newspapers at him

BE store robber fled empty-handed when confronted by the joint owner, who flung a pile of newspapers in his direction.

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