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28 min ago | The Northern Echo

Rise in number of delayed hospital discharges shows "crisis in care", Labour claims

A BIG increase in patients stuck in the region's hospitals after they are ready to go home exposes a "crisis in care", it is claimed today .

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Tue Jul 29, 2014

Hartlepool Mail

Work is set to start on project

WORK is set to start on an outdoor learning area which will be used by all of Hartlepool's primary schools.

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The Northern Echo

Campaigners hope to boost business with Bishop Auckland bike ride

BIKE RACE: Councillor Colin Race, mayor of Bishop Auckland, with Councillor Zam Zair plus Ben Etherington and Craig Anderson, of Achieve Skinnergate Cycle Racing.

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The Northern Echo

Plan Approved: Durham County Council has approved bungalow plan

AN application to open a large opencast mine has been refused amid fears about its impact on the region's tourist industry.

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Darlington and Stockton Times

Councillors hope to keep historic building for community use

Members of Barnard Castle Town Council are keen to take over the Woodleigh premises, on Flatts Road, in Barnard Castle, after Durham County Council advertised the premises for lease earlier this month.

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The Northern Echo

Family distraught after vandals ruin stillborn baby's grave

GRAVE RUINED: Vandals ruined a stillborn baby's grave in Barnard Castle cemetery, leaving only a small vase at the scene.

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The Advertiser

Charity runners bid to raise A 500 for charity by completing Sunderland Color Run

CHARITY runners took part in a North-East fun run to help raise money for causes close to their hearts.

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Hartlepool Mail

In court on drugs charges

THIRTEEN people - including eight from Hartlepool - accused of being part of a drugs ring have appeared in court for the first time.

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Hartlepool Mail

Health chiefs serve up a golden award to breast-friendly cafe

The Place in the Park cafe in Ward Jackson Park in Hartlepool has won an award from the Breast Feeding Federation for supporting breast feeding mothers who use the cafe.

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Sunderland Echo

Sunderland charity shops losing A 50,000 a year, warn Bardardo's

Barnardo's North East, which recorded the staggering losses, said city stores are losing out on tens of thousands of pounds because customers don't understand Gift Aid.

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Mon Jul 28, 2014

Darlington and Stockton Times

Career criminal in court for 181st offence

A JUDGE spoke of his disbelief as he sentenced a career criminal for his 181st offence - the fifth time he has broke into the same shop after hours.

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BBC News

Death crash driver in police pursuit

A driver who knocked down and killed a boy on a footpath eight years ago is back in custody after he admitted leading police on a high-speed pursuit.

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Darlington and Stockton Times

Trade appears to hold up despite parking charges

A CONTROVERSIAL pay and display parking scheme introduced on a busy high street does not appear to have badly affected trade, despite dire predictions.

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Chronicle Live

Man killed in Chester-le-Street crash is named as Kevin McLoughlin

Andrew Basak's partner Sue Scoones tells how life will never be the same without her 'soulmate' and how she wants his memory to live on for the sake of their child Cheryl's new husband Jean-Bernard Fernandez-Versini is reported to have spent thousands on roses for their second wedding bash in London Kevin Andrew McLoughlin, 45, died on the B6313 ... (more)

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Darlington and Stockton Times

Community flooding project approved

A NEW project supporting communities in more than 6,000 homes to prepare for flooding has been launched on Teesside .

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The Advertiser

Initiative helps ease transition from primary to secondary school

PRIMARY school children have been stepping up to the mark in an initiative designed to prepare them for life at the big school.

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Newsday

Man killed in van collision named

Kevin McLoughlin was walking along the B6313 in Chester-le-Street at about 23:30 BST on Thursday when he was struck by a Ford Transit tipper van.

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Sunderland Echo

'Explosions' heard in Seaham turned out to be controlled fire at allotment

THE sound of 'explosions' and a 'large fire' on allotments in Seaham turned out to be controlled burning on the site.

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The Northern Echo

Apprentice chef thrown in at the deep end at Sedgefield oyster festival

AN APPRENTICE who swapped her waitress uniform for chef whites is preparing for her biggest catering challenge to date at one of the region's most prestigious social events.

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Hartlepool Mail

Emergency services called to Hartlepool bungalow after fire broke out in kitchen drawer

Fire chiefs say police were alerted to the incident, in Sharp Crescent, in the West View area of Hartlepool, as the cause was "undetermined".

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