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A TOWN solicitor believes a shake-up of the family justice system to speed up the process of couples separating will be of "great benefit" to both adults and children.
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The Rotary Club of Durham Bede raised the cash for Macmillan Cancer Support by holding a bucket collection in the Metro Centre, Gateshead.
Sri Lankan police said Naomi Michelle Coleman, 37, was arrested at Bandaranaike International Airport in the capital, Colombo, after she arrived from India.
OPEN MIC: An open mic night takes place in Butterknowle village hall, on Sunday, from 7.30pm to 11pm.
The latest traffic, travel, weather, crime and breaking news updates from The Chronicle, covering Newcastle, Gateshead, North Tyneside, South Tyneside, Northumberland, Sunderland and Durham for Tuesday, 22 April 2014 Loic Remy yet to give Newcastle United a decision on his future - but striker says thanks to Magpies for World Cup chance Young ... (more)
Workers from a metal recycling plant in Windermere Road, within the town's Longhill Industrial Estate, near Belle Vue, were evacuated when a brown-coloured grenade was found in a scrap bin.
BASED company has reached the final of a national competition, giving it the chance to put the town on the map as the home of England's best burger.
Funding has finally been secured to bring new high-speed trains to a key London to Scotland route in a 2.7 billion job-boosting contract.
PERFORMING arts students at a Hartlepool college are looking forward to taking part in a national maritime project later this summer.
A TEENAGE singer is hoping to prove he has got the X Factor now that he's old enough to enter the hit TV talent show.
It's not soccer, it's football: Footballer James Paylor, 18, from the town's Bishop Cuthbert estate has been selected for a footbal scolarship in the USA.
The group want the area to be designated as a Site of Special Scientific Interest if the find is confirmed to be Tufa The rare rock-like formation, believed to be fresh water tufa, was found by a local ecologist in Pont Burn, Dipton.
Jamie Bates, 24, from Lanchester , County Durham, and Mick Terrill, 30, from South Shields are competing in the SuperKombat World Grand Prix.
BENEFITS claimants in the North-East and North Yorkshire have been hit harder by Government's 'bedroom tax' than any other region, a new study has revealed.
Helen Skelton , who kayaked 2,010miles along the River Amazon in 2010 for Sport Relief, headed to the Mole Valley Farmers Country Store at Piercebridge, near Darlington.
Helen Charlton trustee of Wear Valley RDA is presented with a cheque for A 1,500 from Ride-away to pay for horse Ruby, pictured A RIDING club for disabled people was happy not to look a gift horse in the mouth when a shop donated A 1,500 to the group.
HISTORY TALK: Crook and District Local History Society is to hear a talk by George Dixon on his ancestor Jeremiah Dixon of the Mason-Dixon Line fame.