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WORK is set to start on an outdoor learning area which will be used by all of Hartlepool's primary schools.
BIKE RACE: Councillor Colin Race, mayor of Bishop Auckland, with Councillor Zam Zair plus Ben Etherington and Craig Anderson, of Achieve Skinnergate Cycle Racing.
AN application to open a large opencast mine has been refused amid fears about its impact on the region's tourist industry.
Members of Barnard Castle Town Council are keen to take over the Woodleigh premises, on Flatts Road, in Barnard Castle, after Durham County Council advertised the premises for lease earlier this month.
GRAVE RUINED: Vandals ruined a stillborn baby's grave in Barnard Castle cemetery, leaving only a small vase at the scene.
CHARITY runners took part in a North-East fun run to help raise money for causes close to their hearts.
THIRTEEN people - including eight from Hartlepool - accused of being part of a drugs ring have appeared in court for the first time.
The Place in the Park cafe in Ward Jackson Park in Hartlepool has won an award from the Breast Feeding Federation for supporting breast feeding mothers who use the cafe.
A JUDGE spoke of his disbelief as he sentenced a career criminal for his 181st offence - the fifth time he has broke into the same shop after hours.
A driver who knocked down and killed a boy on a footpath eight years ago is back in custody after he admitted leading police on a high-speed pursuit.
A CONTROVERSIAL pay and display parking scheme introduced on a busy high street does not appear to have badly affected trade, despite dire predictions.
Andrew Basak's partner Sue Scoones tells how life will never be the same without her 'soulmate' and how she wants his memory to live on for the sake of their child Cheryl's new husband Jean-Bernard Fernandez-Versini is reported to have spent thousands on roses for their second wedding bash in London Kevin Andrew McLoughlin, 45, died on the B6313 ... (more)
A NEW project supporting communities in more than 6,000 homes to prepare for flooding has been launched on Teesside .
PRIMARY school children have been stepping up to the mark in an initiative designed to prepare them for life at the big school.
Kevin McLoughlin was walking along the B6313 in Chester-le-Street at about 23:30 BST on Thursday when he was struck by a Ford Transit tipper van.
THE sound of 'explosions' and a 'large fire' on allotments in Seaham turned out to be controlled burning on the site.
AN APPRENTICE who swapped her waitress uniform for chef whites is preparing for her biggest catering challenge to date at one of the region's most prestigious social events.
Updated: Wed Jul 30, 2014 12:03 am
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