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2 hrs ago | Hartlepool Mail

Man escapes injury after car overturns in Peterlee town centre

Emergency services were called to Burnhope Way, in Peterlee, after a collision involving two cars on the town centre roundabout.

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6 hrs ago | The Northern Echo

Chernobyl children visit region to boost immune system

CHILDREN affected by the Chernobyl disaster have visited the region for a month long trip to boost their immune systems.

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7 hrs ago | Newsday

Pedestrian dies in van collision

Durham Police said the man was struck by a Ford Transit tipper van, on the B6313 in Chester-le-Street, at about 23:30 BST on Thursday.

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12 hrs ago | Darlington and Stockton Times

Police dog death: Man appears in court on drug charges

MAN REMANDED: The home of Irene Collins on Penrith Road in Middlesbrough where she was attacked by a police dog while officers searched for a wanted man A MAN at the centre of a police hunt where an elderly woman died after being bitten by a police dog has appeared in court.

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12 hrs ago | The Advertiser

Paws for a Cause at Chester-le-Street's Riverside Park

Martha Barker, three, who will be one of the judges at Paws for a Cause, with her pet dog Hunter Picture: GAVIN ENGELBRECHT THREE-YEAR-OLD Martha Barker has been checking out some of the canine competitors ahead of a sponsored walk for Durham's St Cuthbert's Hospice.

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13 hrs ago | Hampshire Chronicle

Fog on the Tyne moment for Cameron

David Cameron on a previous visit to the River Tyne - today he mistakenly referred to the river when interviewed by a BBC Tees presenter During an interview with BBC Tees, the Prime Minister annoyed presenter Lisa McCormick by repeatedly referring to examples of how the economy was flourishing on Tyneside.

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17 hrs ago | The Advertiser

Chancellor's vow over North-East jobs

MINISTERIAL VISIT: Chancellor George Osborne MP visits business Carroll-Meynell on Durham Lane Industrial Park near Stockton.

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17 hrs ago | Hartlepool Mail

Stephen's fight back to fitness

A FORMER cage fighter left paralysed by cancer when he was just 19 is determined that he will walk again.

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18 hrs ago | Hartlepool Mail

Car and bus in collision in Hartlepool

Emergency services were called to Catcote Road, near the junction with Truro Drive, around 7pm after a collision between a red Nissan Qashqai and a Stagecoach bus.

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19 hrs ago | The Northern Echo

a Teenage museum apprentice has been named County Durham's first Tourism Superstar.

Matthew Henderson, a live events and promotions apprentice at Beamish Museum, was crowned at Visit County Durham's annual garden party held at Crook Hall, Durham City, tonight .

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Thu Jul 24, 2014

Hartlepool Mail

108 get diabetes referrals

MORE than 100 people were referred to their doctor after a health roadshow found them to be at risk of developing diabetes.

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Hartlepool Mail

Lane closed on A19 near Hartlepool after car crashed into central reservation

A Durham Police spokeswoman said: "We can confirm that there are no major injuries and those involved have attended local hospitals as a precaution."

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The Northern Echo

a Teenager has admitted attempting to carry out a robbery at a village convenience store.

Liam Arron Dann entered the Late Shopper in Evenwood, near Bishop Auckland , carrying a meat cleaver, demanding money from shopkeepers Mike Barnes and Wendy Swords.

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Hartlepool Mail

'Racial attack'

Joshua John Brendan Payne, 21, appeared at Hartlepool Magistrates' Court charged with racially-aggravated assault at Burbank Food and Wine, in Burbank Street, in Hartlepool, said to have happened on Tuesday.

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The Advertiser

School group set-up to work with Rotary club

PRESIDENTS MEET: President of Barnard Castle Rotary Club, Chrissie Michaels, with president of the Teesdale Rotary Interact Club, Emma Turner.

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Hartlepool Mail

Safety concerns at school

CONCERNS : Residents Bill Hogg, Edna Wright, Pat Powell, Mel Salmons and Ray Powell are concerned about road safety near to Barnard Grove school.

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Meters offer Derwentside customers smarter energy

Vicky McCourt, New Business Development Manager pictured with Trevor Smith, Tenancy Services Manager inspect one of the smart prepayment meters which have been installed in a property at Moorside in Consett North Durham residents are to benefit from new 'smart' prepayment meters, which display how much gas and electricity their homes are using - ... (more)

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Wed Jul 23, 2014

The Northern Echo

The cover of Martin Dufferwiel's The A-Z of Curious County Durham

The A-Z of Curious County Durham includes stories and mysteries from the area past and present, compiled by Martin Dufferwiel, a popular history writer.

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Darlington and Stockton Times

General view of County Hall in Durham.

The first would see the boundary follow the River Tees north to East Holme House, encompassing Barnard Castle golf course and the Red Well enclosure, and join Black Beck and Town Pasture Lane as far as the existing boundary of Westwick Parish, with the southern boundary being the existing boundary of Marwood and Westwick parishes, except a field ... (more)

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The Advertiser

Man carried out drunken attack on sleeping friend

A MAN carried out an apparently motiveless attack on a long-term friend which began as he lay asleep following a lengthy drinking session.

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