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3 hrs ago | Darlington and Stockton Times
The Eggleston Hall Cafe and Tearoom, next to Eggleston Hall, has reopened under new management, who have redecorated the interior and refurbished the furniture.
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7 hrs ago | The Northern Echo
Richard Wisson, from Lanchester , County Durham, is taking part in the Great North Run this September to fundraise for The Sick Children's Trust.
11 hrs ago | The Advertiser
After years of being contacted by youngsters calling for a skate park, Spennymoor Town Council has earmarked a site in Jubilee Park, near the Carr Lane entrance, and nearly A 147,000 has been secured to fund the development.
15 hrs ago | Hartlepool Mail
A MAN was taken to hospital with a broken leg after coming off his scooter during a collision with two cars.
15 hrs ago | The Advertiser
VILLAGERS reacted with dismay when plans for houses in their village were unveiled days after they lost a fight against another development.
18 hrs ago | Hartlepool Mail
A POLICE probe was launched after a dog walker discovered the body of a man on a beach in Hartlepool.
22 hrs ago | The Northern Echo
MAGISTRATES have issued a strong warning about the dangers of throwing drunken punches after an attack victim fell and cracked his head open on a metal railing.
Alice, one of the region's oldest residents, has spent most of her life helping others, and is described as an "inspiration".
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.