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2 hrs ago | Hartlepool Mail
Hartlepool Borough Council has been carrying out work for over a year months as part of a multi-million pound scheme to combat coastal erosion and flooding.
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7 hrs ago | The Northern Echo
A MAN whose life was saved by his five-year-old daughter after he fell into a diabetic coma has been found dead at his home just weeks later.
9 hrs ago | The Advertiser
THE Korogocho School Project, a student fundraising group at Durham University, will hold a coffee morning at Elvet Methodist Church, Old Elvet, Durham, on Saturday, March 15, from 10am to 2pm.
13 hrs ago | Sunderland Echo
Councillors Kevin Shaw, Jennie Bell, Eddie bell and Sonia Foster alongside one of two sets of gates that have been installed to stop motorbikes using public footpaths.
13 hrs ago | Sunderland Echo
A SEX offender who conned children into sending him naked snaps faces a jail term, after he breached a court order banning him from contacting under 18s.
A TOP comedian will be bringing a little X-Factor magic to the region for the only North-East date of his debut stand-up tour.
Durham Crown Court hears of Bishop Auckland town centre violence on New Year's Day which ended in skull fracture A FORMER soldier escaped a prison sentence for his part in a town centre brawl in which one of the participants suffered a skull fracture.
Police are appealing for information after a cyclist was spat at in the face as he travelled along a cycle path between Faverdale Industrial Estate and West Auckland Rd. The suspect is described as around 6ft tall, of medium build and was wearing a black beanie hat, a green camouflage jacket and dark trousers.
SOME crown courts in the region will grind to a virtual standstill tomorrow as lawyers take industrial action for the second time in two months.
COUNTY Durham's next High Sheriff has been officially "pricked" into action by the Queen during an ancient ceremony at Buckingham Palace.
TOP LOT: A late 18th century gentleman's mahogany dressing table commissioned by renowned Cumbrian social and agricultural reformer John Christian Curwen is to go under the hammer at Addisons auction house, Barnard Castle tomorrow .
He is 11 months old, but parents Danielle Coils, 28, and Rick Osborn, 29, say he is "just like a newborn" because he is always so heavily sedated to control his condition.
Dave Dove of Durham Constabulary, students Aaron Adamsand Stacie Mackie and Mohammed Sadiq of the Black, Minority Ethnic Independent Advisory Group.at the 'Hate Crime' event that was held at the East Duham College.
What is your happiest memory? That is the question a group of artists and musicians are asking people across the UK before putting on emotional live shows based on the memories they collect.
PROPOSALS to privatise the Land Registry could lead to the loss of 400 jobs and leave a 10million hole in the North- East economy.
Armed officers and the dog section from Durham Police had been called to Emerson Court, in Horden, around 8am on Monday following the reports.
PLANS to build up to 49 homes on open land on the edge of a housing estate could be given the go-ahead next week .