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30 min ago | Darlington and Stockton Times

MP says there are too many hairdressers and not enough engineers

COLLEGES are churning out too many hairdressers and beauty therapists and not enough technicians, a North-East MP has warned.

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Thu Jul 10, 2014

Hartlepool Mail

Protestors in Hartlepool say they 'simply want fair pay'

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The Northern Echo

Closure-threatened bowls clubs were promised 350k

GRASS CUTTING DISPUTE: General view of the Riverside Gardens Bowling Greens home of Chester le Street Bowling Club.

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The Northern Echo

Village war memorial restored and re-dedicated

A COMMUNITY gathered together today to commemorate the First World War and the restoration of a village memorial.

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The Advertiser

Dance school's 'best ever' show

STARS IN EYES: Dress rehearsals for Darlington Civic Theatre under way for the Joanne Banks Dancers at Ferryhill.

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Newsday

Police investigate cycle path death

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.

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The Northern Echo

a Woman was found dead in a house fire attended by three engines last night.

Firefighters were called to Warton Street, North Ormesby, Middlesbrough, at 11.40pm and were on the scene within five minutes.

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The Northern Echo

Office development 'could deliver hundreds of jobs'

BUILDING SITE: The Department for Education building, in Darlington. Pictured are Darlington Borough Council chief executive, Ada Burns, with council leader, Bill Dixon, right, and Sean McNicholas, the project's senior building manager.

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Wed Jul 09, 2014

Hartlepool Mail

Public consultations about 2,000 homes and new bypass for Hartlepool

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.

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The Northern Echo

SWORD-fighting young offenders have been praised by Prince Edward.

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.

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The Northern Echo

Watchdog fears train contracts failed to give best value

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.

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Hartlepool Mail

Weather warning issued for Hartlepool and East Durham

A spokesman for the forecaster said: "Outbreaks of rain will become heavy at times through Thursday and Thursday night.

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The Northern Echo

DRIVERS are warned not to park in some streets ahead of this year's Durham Miners Gala.

The 130th Big Meeting takes place on Saturday and is expected to attracted thousands to watch the parade of bands.

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BBC News

Tribute to student after house death

The body of James Steen, 23, from Northern Ireland, was found in Wood Street, at 06:00 BST on Saturday.

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The Northern Echo

FIRE crews are at the scene of a large tyre blaze at Cockfield, County Durham.

A spokesman for Durham Fire and Rescue said: "The Fire Service are in attendance at a fire involving tyres at Lands Bank, Cockfield.

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Hartlepool Mail

Hartlepool man at centre of Magaluf sex scandal to face the media

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.

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The Advertiser

Series: Book Bash: The competition winners with author Sufiya Ahmed

CHILDREN from schools around the region gathered for a book themed event that gave them the chance to meet a top author.

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Hartlepool Mail

Man arrested after Hartlepool police chase involving helicopter

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.

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The Northern Echo

Packaging firm aims to double turnover

PACKING A PUNCH: Tyne Tees Packaging managing director Gerard Wiper with operations manager Mark Barron and sales manager Caroline Weaver.

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The Advertiser

Pig firm's job hopes in expansion

WELDING WORK: Welder Gary Atkinson makes a test rig for a pig at Inpipe Products, in Brompton on Swale.

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