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3 hrs ago | The Northern Echo
The Autumn Statement is the second annual opportunity for the Chancellor to make major announcements on spending and present economic forecasts.
3 hrs ago | The Northern Echo
KEEPSAKES believed to have been collected by an eminent English missionary in China during the late 19th Century surpassed auctioneer's estimates by hundreds of pounds at a recent sale.
7 hrs ago | Darlington and Stockton Times
MEMBERS of the public have been praised by police after they helped apprehend a man who dislocated an officer's soldier when he intervened as the man was threatening people.
10 hrs ago | Small World News Service
Stunned curry house diner Anthony Nelson thought he'd seen a ghosht after spotting the face of his late grandmother - in a NAAN bread.
Malcolm Johnson, 74, of Chester-le-Street , has two allotments in Cocken Lane, Great Lumley, near Chester-le-Street, one of which he has worked for many years.
Did you know that Stockton-on-Tees claims to have the widest high street in England? Or that it possesses the oldest railway station structure in the world? Did you know that the world's first safety match was invented in Stockton-on-Tees by local chemist John Walker? His first sale of the product was made on April 7 1827 some may consider him ... (more)
East fire service is proposing to cut staff and review services to fill a A 3.6m funding gap.
MORE than 200 new homes could be built on the edge of a village, under proposals being considered by council planners.
Joe France and Laraine Grigg stood down as independent councillors for Trimdon Foundry Parish Council at a meeting on Tuesday, August 12. Parish clerk Kay Tweddle handed in her notice at the same meeting, with long-serving councillor Jim Grigg, also independent, resigning as both chairman and councillor on Wednesday, August 27. Their resignations ... (more)
"If I've got it wrong, I should have the chance to put it right," he told the 26-year-old, from Darlington.
COMMEMORATIVE EVENT: Event held at the St George Hotel and Durham Tees Valley Airport to commemorate Second World War hero Andrew Mynarski and the arrival of a Lancaster bomber from Canada.
Rona Fairhead, the prospective new chairwoman of the BBC Trust, will be the first woman to lead the corporation's governing body.
FUNDRAISING FRIENDS: Donna Kelly and Angie Cooke have raised 1,000 for a cousin recovering from cancer, by walking 85miles in three days.
CHARITY SHOOT: Phil Bartlett of Ullswater Close, Spennymoor is organising a clay pigeon competition at the Spennymoor Shooting Club to raise money for Help for Heroes.
FUNDRAISING TRIBUTE ... Paul Harkness and Tom Robson during the Strongarm Challenge in the Lake District, and, below, Peter Metcalf.
Takeaways could be putting lives at risk by offering 'devastating' legal highs as pizza toppings, according to substance misuse workers North takeaways could be putting lives at risk by offering "devastating" legal highs as pizza toppings, according to drug workers.
Updated: Tue Sep 02, 2014 02:34 pm
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