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33 min ago | The Advertiser

History group to hear story of famous County Durham son's exploits in America

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.

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2 hrs ago | Hartlepool Mail

Golden era of town school

St John Vianney's Primary School, in King Oswy Drive, Hartlepool, will celebrate its 50th jubilee, from 11am, on Friday, May 2. There will be five processions from the school to the nearby St John Vianney's Church, with ex-pupils from the 60s, 70s, 80s, 90s, and 2000s invited to take part.

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6 hrs ago | Darlington and Stockton Times

Latest 'free school'-related housing development rejected by council

YET another plan to build hundreds of new homes on land adjacent to a planned new 'free school' in south Stockton has been rejected.

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Sun Apr 20, 2014

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New Falklands Attorney General Takes Up his Post

Falklands : NEW FALKLANDS ATTORNEY GENERAL TAKES UP HIS POST Submitted by Falkland Islands News Network 21.04.2014 A new Attorney General, Mr Peter Judge QC, has taken over the post from Mr Mark Lewis, who has completed his contract and left the Falklands.

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The Northern Echo

North-East businesses honoured by Queen's Awards

The team at Ikon Geopressure based at the Rivergreen Centre, Durham City wins a Queen's Award for International Trade NORTH-EAST innovators, exporters and entrepreneurs have been honoured by Her Majesty The Queen in her annual business awards, announced today.

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Chronicle Live

Anti-gun campaigner Bobby Turnbull is to meet with shadow Home Secretary

A drugged-up thug violently attacked a man with metal bar then tried to get his parents to get rid of the witnesses Read Lee Ryder's final whistle match report, with stats and pictures from Newcastle United's Premier League clash with Swansea City at St James' Park NE1's Newcastle Fashion Week gets underway on May 9 with more catwalks, shop offers, ... (more)

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The Advertiser

Series: Trampoline Class: You don't have to be as good ...

A TRAMPOLINE course for 11 to 16-year-olds will be launched at Teesdale Leisure Centre, in Barnard Castle , next week.

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The Northern Echo

This morning's service at Durham Cathedral

The dawn service, often called the Dawn Vigil, is the first service of Easter Day and symbolises the point at which it is proclaimed that Jesus is risen and his new light is cast on the world to lift it from darkness.

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Chronicle Live

Robber in Halloween mask holds up County Durham store on Good Friday

Police received a call saying that a man had came into the store, jumped over the till, demanded money, took money and made off A man in a Halloween mask who robbed Sainsbury's Local, in The Avenue, Chester-le-Street, at 9.24pm on Good Friday Shortly before 9.30pm on Good Friday, police received a call from staff at Sainsbury's Local, which is on ... (more)

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Hartlepool Mail

Reduction in hospital bugs

The North Tees and Hartlepool NHS Foundation Trust has recorded its lowest number of attributed cases of the bacterial infection Clostridium difficile over the last year.

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Sat Apr 19, 2014

BBC News

Flying the flag for county pride

Symbols, patterns and colours have been used for millennia as ways to rally the troops, frighten foes, inspire loyalty, and recognise allies.

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The Advertiser

New pilates class for all at The Kings Church

PILATES CLASS: A new pilates class for men and women who want to improve their posture and core strength will start at The Kings Church Centre, in Whessoe Road, Darlington, on Monday, April 28, between 11.15am and 12.15pm.

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Examiner.com

Was the Loch Ness Monster found by Apple Maps?

Do you believe in the Loch Ness Monster? Find out if Nessie expert Adrian Shine goes on a boat tour in Scotland.

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The Northern Echo

a Town treasure has been recognised with County Durham's highest civic award.

At 102-years-old, Carmel Connolly is the oldest volunteer in Spennymoor and her decades of charity work were acknowledged with a chairman's medal.

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Chronicle Live

Astronaut Michael Foale to visit region for Durham University talk

The first UK astronaut to walk in space is landing in the region next month to inspire the next generation of scientists.

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Darlington and Stockton Times

Hotel seeks licence to bring back popular music festival

A HOTEL chain is seeking a premises licence to bring back a popular live music event for a second year.

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Fri Apr 18, 2014

Darlington and Stockton Times

Easter Monday launch for Teesdale Challenge Walks

They have been devised by the Upper Teesdale Tourism Network in a bid to build on the area's existing popularity with walkers.

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Darlington and Stockton Times

Dispute over who should look after village green

Members of Middleton-in-Teesdale Parish Council were told they could have a claim to the village green after the Raby Estate contacted Land Registry to formally apply for the title to the area.

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Darlington and Stockton Times

Police warn youths against anti-social behaviour during school holidays

POLICE WARNING: Young people in Darlington have been warned by police that officers are on the look-out for acts of criminal damage and anti-social behaviour during the school holidays.

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Darlington and Stockton Times

Town councillors line up programme of summer fun

SUMMER FUN: Town councillors in Barnard Castle will meet on Wednesday, April 23, to discuss a programme of summer entertainment.

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