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  1. Shadow housing minister unveils new County Durham homesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 27 | 24dash

    From l-r: MP for City of Durham and Shadow Housing and Planning Minister Roberta Blackman-Woods, Prince Bishops Homes Chief Executive Keith Tallintire and Prince Bishops Homes Chairman John Swanson, pictured outside the new Sleetburn Court development in A new development of family homes in a County Durham village has been officially unveiled by local MP and Shadow Housing and Planning Minister Roberta Blackman-Woods. The Sleetburn Court development in New Brancepeth features nine 3 and 4-bedroom homes built by local housing provider Prince Bishops Homes, a subsidiary of the housing association Derwentside Homes.

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  2. Langley Park eyesore in County Durham demolished as builders move in on the siteRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 22 | Chronicle Live

    Durham County Councillor Barbara Armstrong, Prince Bishops Homes Chief Executive Keith Tallintire and Durham County Councillor Joseph Armstrong, pictured outside the derelict building in Langley Park just before demolition All Saints Youth Centre, in Langley Park, was knocked down to make way for 18 new homes after years of complaints by residents. But the squalid building is no more and the site is set to be transformed by housing firm Prince Bishops Homes, a subsidiary group of the Derwentside Homes housing association.

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  3. Derelict building demolished to make way for new homesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 22 | 24dash

    From l-r Prince Bishops Homes Chief Executive Keith Tallintire and Durham County Councillors Joseph and Barbara Armstrong, pictured outside the derelict building in Langley Park just before demolition. A derelict building in a County Durham village has been demolished to make way for an exciting new development of much needed family homes.

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  4. Durham Constabulary's special constables celebrated with awardsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 20 | Chronicle Live

    A Durham Constabulary special who sprung into action while off-duty is among those recognised for their efforts over the last 12 months Special constables are volunteers with full police powers of arrest, who derive from all backgrounds including teachers, students and social workers. And those who helped to keep Durham's streets safe over the last 12 months were recognised for their efforts during an awards ceremony.

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  5. North East business leaders win prizes at entrepreneurial awardsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 23, 2015 | Chronicle Live

    Dan Robinson has triumphed at the IoD Director of the Year Awards, while there are four North East winners at the EY event Dan Robinson, chairman of Gus Robinson Developments, left, with North East chairman of the IoD Graham Robb at the organisation's Director of the Year Awards Four North East business leaders have taken off prizes at the North of England EY Entrepreneur Of The Year 2015 ceremony held in Manchester last night.

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  6. Apprenticeship provides new start for SeanRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 17, 2015 | 24dash

    Pictured is 23-year-old Sean Zima, who has secured an apprenticeship with SGS United Kingdom Ltd thanks to help from housing provider Derwentside Homes. A young man from County Durham who was unemployed just a year ago is now forging a new career for himself thanks to support from his local housing association.

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  7. Advice on hand at two new centresRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 7, 2015 | The Advertiser

    TWO new community advice centres have been officially opened to help people deal with problems they are facing in north Durham. Citizens Advice County Durham opened its new facility on Medomsley Road, Consett , on Friday, a day after unveiling its office on Church Chare in Chester-le-Street .

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  8. MP Pat Glass officially opens Consett Citizens Advice Bureau's new permanent homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 5, 2015 | Chronicle Live

    The service spent more than a year moving from church hall to church hall, but has now a permanent home on Medomsley Road MP Pat Glass, left, opens the new Citizens Advice Bureau, in Consett, with her is CAB deputy CEO Dawn Kirsopp Citizens Advice Bureau staff welcomed MP Pat Glass to help them officially throw open the doors of their new permanent home. Two years after Consett saw its CAB shut down amid concerns over its management, the service on Friday celebrated its comeback, having helped more than 3,500 people in the last 12 months alone.

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  9. Firefighters hold open day at stationRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 3, 2015 | The Advertiser

    The free uniformed services' family fun day will take place on Saturday at Consett Community Fire Station, in Villa Real Road, Consett. The event, which is designed to give residents the chance to meet fire crews and other uniformed services' personnel, will run from 10am to 5pm and everyone is welcome.

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  10. Gateshead FC to begin interviewing possible managers in aim to have new boss by weekendRead the original story w/Photo

    May 27, 2015 | Chronicle Live

    Chairman Graham Wood says he will consult with new owner Richard Bennett before deciding who will replace former boss Gary Mills Graham Wood, who remains chairman despite selling the club to Richard and Julie Bennett, said he is to begin interviewing candidates following the departure of boss Gary Mills to Wrexham. Wood, 71, hopes to make an appointment by the end of the week but would not be drawn on discussing any names.

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  11. New Gateshead FC owners target promotion to the Football LeagueRead the original story w/Photo

    May 27, 2015 | Chronicle Live

    The couple admit they haven't stopped smiling since buying the Conference club from Graham Wood on Tuesday, but they equally appreciate the size of the task facing them. Wood and vice-chairman Brian Waites will remain in post to help the pair steer the Heed ship in the right direction - towards the Football League.

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  12. New Gateshead FC owners Richard and Julie Bennett begin the search for a new managerRead the original story w/Photo

    May 26, 2015 | Chronicle Live

    And Wood, who will remain chairman for the time being to allow the Bennetts to settle into their new roles, insists the pair "possess the ambition and means" to continue to pursue his dream of a return to the Football League. But a deal has now been agreed for the Bennetts, owners of Consett-based company Derwentside Environmental Testing Services , a club sponsor for the last two years, to become the new Heed supremos.

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  13. a Variety show paying tribute to a popular performer is being held in north Durham next month.Read the original story w/Photo

    May 24, 2015 | The Advertiser

    Hundreds packed into St Patrick's Church in the former steel town to pay their respects following the sad news in November . The show next month includes performances from the Pauline Cook and Jane Robson dance schools, CBS Stage and Music Society, Consett Citizens Choir, Gerry O'Dell and Nicholas Bowater accompanied on piano by Chris Fox.

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  14. Tribute show for Hughie MaloneRead the original story w/Photo

    May 24, 2015 | The Northern Echo

    Hundreds packed into St Patrick's Church in the former steel town to pay their respects following the sad news in November . The show next month includes performances from the Pauline Cook and Jane Robson dance schools, CBS Stage and Music Society, Consett Citizens Choir, Gerry O'Dell and Nicholas Bowater accompanied on piano by Chris Fox.

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  15. Villagers invited to share street picnicRead the original story w/Photo

    May 22, 2015 | The Advertiser

    The Big Lunch event is being organised by housing provider Derwentside Homes, and will be held on Friday, May 29 at the Learning Hive in Harperley Gardens in Catchgate, near Stanley . Visitors can expect to enjoy a shared lunch, face-painting, craft stalls, competitions and a mini sports day at the annual event, which is being run by staff from Sunderland AFC's Foundation of Light.

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  16. a Primary school is celebrating after an impressive football season.Read the original story w/Photo

    May 7, 2015 | The Advertiser

    The year five and six side at Tanfield Lea Community Primary School, near Stanley , has had a trio of successes on the field. The youngsters topped the Gordon Walton League after playing against schools in its area, the Eddie Embleton Memorial Trophy and the Jack Dodds Trophy in the Derwentside Champions League.

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  17. Football success for primary schoolRead the original story w/Photo

    May 7, 2015 | The Advertiser

    CHAMPIONS: The school football teams from Tanfield Lea Community Primary School have won league and cup competitions. Holding the trophies are Drew Lake, Jamie Miley and Taylor Little .

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  18. Mascots help kick off anniversary celebrationRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 30, 2015 | 24dash

    Back row from l-r: Derwentside Homes mascot Al the Gator, Derwentside Homes head of community investment and customer services Karen Morris, Foundation of Light operations manager for North & Central Durham Mark Pae, Michael Armstrong and Claire Hoyle of A partnership which has helped hundreds of young people in the North East improve their lives through sport has celebrated its fourth anniversary. In 2011 County Durham housing provider Derwentside Homes joined forces with the Foundation of Light to offer opportunities for youngsters and their families to improve their health, behaviour, skills and more.

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  19. Money Advice Leads to a 3M Savings for TenantsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 30, 2015 | 24dash

    Tenants in County Durham are now more than 3m better off thanks to the advice and support provided by their local housing association. Derwentside Homes set up its Welfare Rights Team in 2011 with the aim of helping tenants cope with the impacts of welfare reforms and the impending introduction of Universal Credit.

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  20. Money advice leads to A 3m savings for tenantsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 27, 2015 | 24dash

    Tenants in County Durham are now more than 3m better off thanks to the advice and support provided by their local housing association. Derwentside Homes set up its Welfare Rights Team in 2011 with the aim of helping tenants cope with the impacts of welfare reforms and the impending introduction of Universal Credit.

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