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17 min ago | Hartlepool Mail
BOMBARDIER Aaron Collins saved the lives of 100 soldiers after a suicide car bomber drove into an Army compound setting off more than 20 explosives.
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17 min ago | Hartlepool Mail
Kenneth Brown and Dylan Longstaff launched their attack on Scott Lennon after calling to see him, Durham Crown Court heard.
EDUCATION chiefs across Hartlepool are today celebrating another impressive set of primary school results with just three schools failing to reach the national target.
THE boss of a skip hire company at the centre of the illegal dumping of toxic waste was behind bars tonight as an unprecedented case costing more than A 500,000 came to an end.
Police are looking for witnesses to the collision when the 24-year-old man was hit by a vehicle which did not stop.
The un-named male driver was travelling alone when he was killed near Sedgefield , County Durham, at 12.40pm today.
The Snow Angels scheme was launched in 2011 by Durham Constabulary and Cestria Community Housing, the area's biggest social landlord.
Former bomb disposal expert Craig Bourne drove straight into the back of a car driven by 43-year-old Jacqueline Dowdall on the A1 at Carrville, Durham City.
Middlesbrough shoppers raise funds for sick toddler Billy Walton. From left, top, Marion Connelly, Barrie and Brenda Spooner, bottom, shopping centre manager Debbie Anderson, Billy Walton, mum Lisa Walton and sister Lilly Walton THE plight of a toddler who had a stroke at birth has inspired shoppers to raise A 4,100 so he can have a sensory room.
DURHAM'S 'Year of Culture 2013' has been a fantastic success - attracting 500,000 visitors and injecting many millions into the economy, organisers have said.
Suspects entered the terraced house and set fire to the living room, which destroyed the inside of the building, at around 1am on Tuesday 3rd December.
DESPITE primary schools in Darlington being rated as the best performing in England Ofsted's overall verdict on education in our region makes worrying reading for many parents.
A MAN described by a judge as a one-time professional burglar was back behind bars last night for "an unusual departure" into drug-dealing in his 40s.
The Asda store in Whinbush Way has launched the Give a Gift at Christmas on the themes kids, warmth and food poverty.
REGARDED engineering boss has returned to the place where he learned his trade to congratulate the next generation of apprentices.
PUT IT THERE: Chef Paul Grundy shakes the hand of Alan Hardy, the regular who ended the uncertainty by buying the pub FOR the past six years Alan Hardy has enjoyed regular visits to his local village pub, tucking into the tasty food served up by its chef proprietor.
Tenant John Moore told last night how he tried to save the teenager - named locally as Sarah Clerkson - after she was discovered in the bedroom of the house in Spennymoor , County Durham.