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3 hrs ago | The Northern Echo
FIGHTING BACK: Kimberley Hall, from Newton Aycliffe, who battled cancer while studying for her GCSEs, is celebrating exam success.
7 hrs ago | Chronicle Live
The families of two men who died when their car hit a tree in County Durham have released emotional tributes Mr Benson, of Bartlemere, in Barnard Castle, and Mr Davidson, of Leekworth Gardens, in Middleton, Teesdale, were travelling in a black Audi A4 along Westwick Road, Barnard Castle, towards Whorlton.
11 hrs ago | The Northern Echo
BIG CHEQUE: Fundraisers Laura Dartnall, seated, and her aunt, Marie Bear, present 2,000 to staff nurse Charlotte Smith, left, and sister Yvonne Stuart, back right, at the Mara unit at Bishop Auckland Hospital Picture: ANDY LAMB A FAMILY'S fundraising campaign has paid off for a hospital ward which will use its donation to make life a little easier ... (more)
15 hrs ago | The Advertiser
The Pioneering Care Centre, in Newton Aycliffe , is inviting the public to view its community garden on Wednesday, September 24, from 10am to noon.
18 hrs ago | Sunderland Echo
A PERVERT who downloaded a video of a baby being bound and sexually abused has been jailed for two years.
Peterlee's fireworks display could be saved after councillors agreed to work with police and fire chiefs to try to come up with a solution to solve traffic problems.
PCSO Michael Robson, of Shildon police, said: "There's a general problem with bike thefts across the whole of County Durham.
Pauline Squire failed to give way at a crossroads - having ignored five road signs - and pulled straight out into the main road, a court was told.
Durham's Police and Crime Commissioner Ron Hogg and anti-gun campaigner Bobby Turnbull and after Prime Minister David Cameron turned down calls to raise weapon licence fees.
A CLEVELAND police dog has been put down after biting a handler while another of its dogs will be destroyed after attacking a pensioner who died days later.
COUNCIL chiefs are asking drivers to stick to the speed limit in a blanket 20mph zone as the authority monitors its early stages.
Four youths who were swept out to sea along with a man who tried to save them have been rescued off the Northumberland coast by lifeboat crews.
Michael Smallman, who previously ran Newton Aycliffe -based fashion firm APM Clothing Developments, pleaded not guilty to participating in a fraudulent business as a sole trader between August 1 2012 and October 31 2013.
BEST PLACE TO LIVE: The borough of Stockton has been named the sixth best place to live in the UK by the Daily Telegraph.
Two crews from Peterlee Fire Station were sent to the field at Andrew's Hill, between Lowhills Road in Peterlee and Thorpe Road, Littlethorpe, where flames were engulfing the corn crop.
A MOTORIST blamed the death of his former girlfriend for him being more than three times the legal alcohol limit when he was stopped by the police.
A MAN has appeared in court charged with grievous bodily harm with intent following an incident in which a man was placed in an induced coma after suffering a bleed on his brain.
Updated: Fri Aug 22, 2014 08:11 pm
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