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1 hr ago | The Advertiser
STARS IN EYES: Dress rehearsals for Darlington Civic Theatre under way for the Joanne Banks Dancers at Ferryhill.
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5 hrs ago | Newsday
Officers were called to the Oval in the Walker area at 11:04 BST, where the man, who was in his 20s, was found with a puncture wound.
6 hrs ago | The Northern Echo
Firefighters were called to Warton Street, North Ormesby, Middlesbrough, at 11.40pm and were on the scene within five minutes.
Two public consultations will be held next week for the large residential development off Elwick Road which would also create a new western bypass for the town.
North-East England Regional Fencing has won a national award for its Street Swords programme in the Sport and Recreation Alliance's Community Sport and Recreation Awards.
THE handling of a train contract, which is supporting hundreds of North-East jobs, potentially missed out on cheaper alternatives, according to a spending watchdog.
A spokesman for the forecaster said: "Outbreaks of rain will become heavy at times through Thursday and Thursday night.
The 130th Big Meeting takes place on Saturday and is expected to attracted thousands to watch the parade of bands.
The body of James Steen, 23, from Northern Ireland, was found in Wood Street, at 06:00 BST on Saturday.
A spokesman for Durham Fire and Rescue said: "The Fire Service are in attendance at a fire involving tyres at Lands Bank, Cockfield.
A TOWN man at the centre of a holiday sex scandal is expected to face the media tomorrow to explain his role in a story which has made headlines across the globe.
CHILDREN from schools around the region gathered for a book themed event that gave them the chance to meet a top author.
At around 8.20pm on Tuesday a driver failed to stop his car when he was asked to pull over by police in the town's Burbank Street.
PACKING A PUNCH: Tyne Tees Packaging managing director Gerard Wiper with operations manager Mark Barron and sales manager Caroline Weaver.
AN author will discuss his book on the 1980s Miners' Strike in an event commemorating the dispute's 30th anniversary.
A supermarket and petrol station on the Faverdale Industrial Estate would create around 200 full and part-time jobs, according to developers.
HOUSING PLANS: Land near the ruins of an old chapel at Magdalene Heights, Gilesgate where plans are in place to build student accommodation.
Updated: Thu Jul 10, 2014 11:03 am
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