Teesdale, England Newswire

Teesdale, England Newswire

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Teesdale, England.

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  1. Teesdale family light up home to raise money for charity that helped loved onesRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Darlington and Stockton Times

    A FAMILY whose festive lights have raised hundreds of pounds for charity have pulled out all the stops again this year. Nicola and Paul Hogg, of Cockfield, in County Durham, have lit up their home with hundreds of bulbs to raise money for The Butterwick Hospice, which looked after Mr Hogg's father, Keith, and supported his mother, Ann.

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  2. Teesdale couple invent alcoholic vegan drink from new home in SpainRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Darlington and Stockton Times

    Peter Smith and his partner Penelope, who are originally from Barnard Castle , in Teesdale, came up with the idea for the product following a health scare in 2012, while living in Spain. Mr Smith said: "One evening, as a joke, I mixed brandy with a drink called Horchata and the result was delicious.

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  3. LOVED: William Peat, of Peat's Butchers, in Barnard Castle, died at the weekend aged 94Read the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Darlington and Stockton Times

    William Boardman Peat was born to Will and Ada Peat who owned William Peat Butchers, in Barnard Castle , in June 1922. Mr Peat, who was known as Billy, grew up in the town and at the age of 14 was happy to follow his Barnard Castle School headmaster's advice to leave school and concentrate on his dairy herd.

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  4. Barnard Castle pulls out all the stops for Christmas lights switch onRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Dec 4 | Darlington and Stockton Times

    FESTIVE: Barnard Castle residents enjoy a snow dome as part of the town's Christmas lights switch on Picture: MARK BROWNLESS That's after Barnard Castle Town Council teamed up with Dickens in Teesdale and the Barnard Castle Christmas Lights group for the annual event at Scar Top. As well as the tradition of Father Christmas switching on the lights and seeing children in his grotto; residents also enjoyed a giant snow dome as well as a projected window light show which featured actors in Victorian costumes.

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  5. Neville Turner in his younger days doing a spot of herrioting in the daleRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 2 | Darlington and Stockton Times

    LIZZIE the motley-coloured cat walks into the living room of Teesdale vet Neville Turner for a look around as he's talking. "In the 1970s," he says, "James Herriot was flavour of the month and everyone thought that every vet had wonderful experiences and was a gifted raconteur.

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  6. Shedding light on the mystery of graffiti left on the Western Front a century agoRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 30 | Chronicle Live

    Detective work has shed light on the lives of North East soldiers who left their names a century ago in underground tunnels on the Western Front. Members of Teesdale and Weardale Search and Mountain Rescue Team have been helping to unearth passages from the 1915 Battle of Loos as part of a project involving volunteer archaeologists, historians, surveyors and engineers to discover more about the tunnellers of the First World War.

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  7. Cross-dressing clown robber jailed - UpdateRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 20 | Nothing To Do With Arbroath

    A cross-dressing clown who stole packets of cigarettes from a rural village store has been jailed. Thomas Prodger terrified staff when he entered the Co-op store in Middleton-in-Teesdale, County Durham, clad in a flowery dress and clown mask at 9.20pm on September 21. Prodger, of Middleton-in-Teesdale, was sentenced to 20 months in jail after pleading guilty to the theft of nine boxes of cigarettes at Durham Crown Court on Friday.

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  8. North-East residents back charity's appeal to help seriously ill veteran furnish his family homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 20 | Darlington and Stockton Times

    A SOLDIER who fell upon hard times after being diagnosed with a serious illness is looking forward to a brighter future thanks to a veteran support charity. Omar Barrow and his family left their home in Catterick Garrison, North Yorkshire, to start a new life in Wakefield, West Yorkshire, earlier this month with nothing more than a bed and an old sofa.

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  9. Revealed: The thief behind the cross dressing killer clown outfitRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 20 | Metro UK News

    Thomas Prodger wore a clown mask and a flowery dress for the robbery which took place in the Co-op store in Middleton-in-Teesdale, County Durham, at 9.20pm on September 21. He terrified the staff, assaulting one supermarket worker, and made off with nine boxes of Lambert & Butler and Windsor cigarettes Judge Christopher Prince handed down the sentence along with a restraining order with conditions that included he should not enter the Co-op until further notice.

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  10. Cross-dressing clown who raided a Co-op and attacked a staff member ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 19 | Daily Mail

    'We are the diverse America who are alarmed': Embarrassment for VP-elect Mike Pence as Hamilton cast STOPS show to address him directly about their fears - after audience BOOED him throughout 'It made us cry some more': Gold Star family of soldier killed by suicide bomber during Veterans Day run get BOOED by American Airlines first class for delaying flight on way to pick up their dead son's body 'That's power': Trump-whisperer and 'economic nationalist' Steve Bannon revels in liberals and the media calling him Darth Vader and Satan saying they 'have no f***ing idea what's going on' Ex-Survivor star Michael Skupin is convicted of possessing child pornography after police find images of 'underage children in sexual situations' on his laptop 'He was able to do whatever he wanted': Girl, 13, speaks out after being sexually assaulted on a plane by 'drunk' stranger sitting next to her for 30 ... (more)

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  11. CLOWN: An image was released by police after Prodger robbed the Co-Op in Middleton-in-Teesdale.Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 18 | Darlington and Stockton Times

    Thomas Prodger terrified staff when he entered the Co-op store in Middleton-in-Teesdale store, County Durham, clad in a dress and clown mask at 9.20pm on September 21. Prodger, of Jubilee Terrace, Middleton-in-Teesdale was today sentenced to 20 months in jail after pleading guilty to robbery at Durham Crown Court.

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  12. Glorious Teesdale - near Low ForceRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 17 | Darlington and Stockton Times

    Peter Barron talks to a North-East teacher with a passion for plants - and discovers the healthy secrets of the countryside Originally from Sunderland, she ran adult basic education services for Durham County Council, and became national adult dyslexia co-ordinator. But, now living with husband Ray in Teesdale, she has developed another passionate interest - for nature and ancient Teesdale plant remedies in particular.

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  13. Super pupils join forces for Anti Bullying WeekRead the original story

    Wednesday Nov 16 | Darlington and Stockton Times

    Pupils at Hartside Primary School, in Crook, County Durham, adopted the superhero theme as part of Anti Bullying Week - a national campaign. And the youngsters, along with their parents, mustered up all their powers to make their own superhero costumes after finding out this year's theme was Power For Good.

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  14. FESTIVAL: Jimmy Nellis performs at the Barney Jam.Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 15 | Darlington and Stockton Times

    ORGANISERS of a County Durham market town's charity music festival are preparing for another jam-packed year after deciding to host a second event following a successful debut. The first Barney Jam music festival raised nearly A 900 for the Cancer Research UK Teesdale team, after dozens of musicians took to the stage across seven different pubs in Barnard Castle in September.

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  15. Barnard Castle residents give views on Boundary Commission plans to split town in twoRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 15 | Darlington and Stockton Times

    CONTROVERSIAL plans over an electoral boundary which would see a market town split down the middle have received mixed reviews from residents. Barnard Castle residents gathered at a town council meeting on Monday night to discuss the Boundary Commission for England's proposed changes to consistency boundaries which they released in September as part of their 2018 boundary review.

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  16. Teesdale veteran back online thanks to partnership work between military and dementia charitiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 8, 2016 | Darlington and Stockton Times

    LAPTOP: Mike Donne , of SSAFA and Nicky Tulloch , of the Alzheimer's Society, present a new laptop to Army veteran Sophia Krywyszyn at her home near Cockfield in County Durham A VETERAN who helped military families copes with the challenges of Army life has received a helping hand from an Armed Forces charity after being diagnosed with dementia. During her 22-year military career, Warrant Officer Sophia Krywyszyn supported families at times of peace and conflict, ensuring their mental and physical needs were taken care of.

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  17. UK weather sees snow warnings are issued across the countryRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 7, 2016 | Daily Mail

    Time for your winter woolies: Snow warnings are issued across the UK as polar vortex plunges the country into its coldest winter for five years Temperatures fell to -5.3C last night and six inches of snow will fall this week as cold snap continues Met Office has warned there is highest risk of a cold start to the winter since bitter season of 2010/11 Britain is facing its coldest winter for five years after temperatures fell to -5C and six inches of snow is set to fall. The Met Office has warned there is the highest risk of a cold start to the winter since the bitter season of 2010/11.

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  18. Popular Teesdale lay preacher and former headmistress dies aged 93Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 7, 2016 | Darlington and Stockton Times

    Mary Lowes was born in Westwick, near Barnard Castle , in April 1923 and at the age of 11 went to study at Bishop Auckland Grammar School - a rarity for girls at that time. She then went on to complete her teacher training and became headmistress first at Corporation Road Infants' School, in Darlington , and the Forest-of-Teesdale School, in Upper Teesdale.

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  19. Every chair tells a story at talented upholsterer's Barnard Castle studioRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 1, 2016 | Darlington and Stockton Times

    Hotch Potch House Upholstery, in Barnard Castle , is an antidote to the throwaway society. In a studio cluttered with sewing paraphernalia, offcuts and fabric samples, Glynis Manning brings her enormous store of creativity to bear, recycling old furniture into unique and covetable pieces that would sit just as well in a modern new-build as a traditional stone-built Teesdale farmhouse.

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  20. Governors sought to join North-East NHS Trust to shape future servicesRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 31, 2016 | Darlington and Stockton Times

    NOMINATIONS have opened to find five new governors to hold one North-East NHS Trust's non-executive directors to account. The County Durham and Darlington NHS Foundation Trust announced the opening of its Council of Governors elections to help shape the future of its remit in the region.

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