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1 hr ago | The Northern Echo

Kicking the habit with a running challenge

FITNESS CHALLANGE: Redcar and Cleveland Borough Councillors Sheelagh Clarke and Olwyn Peters alongside runners and staff launching the running challenge.

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5 hrs ago | The Northern Echo

Durham County Council's planning committee approved the barn plan in Oakenshaw

PLANS to build 19 eco chalets and a clubhouse on a field have led to protests over possible noise problems.

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6 hrs ago | The Advertiser

Government plans to privatise Remploy criticised by Spennymoor union man

Ken Stubbs, a branch secretary for the GMB's Northern region, in Spennymoor , County Durham, is against any privatisation of Remploy which provides jobs for disabled workers.

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10 hrs ago | The Advertiser

Residents encouraged to help shape Newton Aycliffe

Residents listen to a presentation about the Great Aycliffe Plan at Newton Aycliffe Youth and Community Centre.

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Fri Jul 25, 2014

The Northern Echo

Bizarre delivery driver in court after groping customer

A DELIVERY delivery driver who fondled a housewife on his rounds walked free from court - after claiming the case had upset him! Andrew Hartley moaned that he had been fired from his job and become depressed since the incident in east Cleveland last October.

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Hartlepool Mail

Man escapes injury after car overturns in Peterlee town centre

Emergency services were called to Burnhope Way, in Peterlee, after a collision involving two cars on the town centre roundabout.

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The Northern Echo

Chernobyl children visit region to boost immune system

CHILDREN affected by the Chernobyl disaster have visited the region for a month long trip to boost their immune systems.

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Newsday

Pedestrian dies in van collision

Durham Police said the man was struck by a Ford Transit tipper van, on the B6313 in Chester-le-Street, at about 23:30 BST on Thursday.

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Darlington and Stockton Times

Police dog death: Man appears in court on drug charges

MAN REMANDED: The home of Irene Collins on Penrith Road in Middlesbrough where she was attacked by a police dog while officers searched for a wanted man A MAN at the centre of a police hunt where an elderly woman died after being bitten by a police dog has appeared in court.

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The Advertiser

Paws for a Cause at Chester-le-Street's Riverside Park

Martha Barker, three, who will be one of the judges at Paws for a Cause, with her pet dog Hunter Picture: GAVIN ENGELBRECHT THREE-YEAR-OLD Martha Barker has been checking out some of the canine competitors ahead of a sponsored walk for Durham's St Cuthbert's Hospice.

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Hampshire Chronicle

Fog on the Tyne moment for Cameron

David Cameron on a previous visit to the River Tyne - today he mistakenly referred to the river when interviewed by a BBC Tees presenter During an interview with BBC Tees, the Prime Minister annoyed presenter Lisa McCormick by repeatedly referring to examples of how the economy was flourishing on Tyneside.

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The Advertiser

Chancellor's vow over North-East jobs

MINISTERIAL VISIT: Chancellor George Osborne MP visits business Carroll-Meynell on Durham Lane Industrial Park near Stockton.

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Hartlepool Mail

Stephen's fight back to fitness

A FORMER cage fighter left paralysed by cancer when he was just 19 is determined that he will walk again.

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Hartlepool Mail

Car and bus in collision in Hartlepool

Emergency services were called to Catcote Road, near the junction with Truro Drive, around 7pm after a collision between a red Nissan Qashqai and a Stagecoach bus.

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The Northern Echo

a Teenage museum apprentice has been named County Durham's first Tourism Superstar.

Matthew Henderson, a live events and promotions apprentice at Beamish Museum, was crowned at Visit County Durham's annual garden party held at Crook Hall, Durham City, tonight .

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Thu Jul 24, 2014

Hartlepool Mail

108 get diabetes referrals

MORE than 100 people were referred to their doctor after a health roadshow found them to be at risk of developing diabetes.

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Hartlepool Mail

Lane closed on A19 near Hartlepool after car crashed into central reservation

A Durham Police spokeswoman said: "We can confirm that there are no major injuries and those involved have attended local hospitals as a precaution."

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The Northern Echo

a Teenager has admitted attempting to carry out a robbery at a village convenience store.

Liam Arron Dann entered the Late Shopper in Evenwood, near Bishop Auckland , carrying a meat cleaver, demanding money from shopkeepers Mike Barnes and Wendy Swords.

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Hartlepool Mail

'Racial attack'

Joshua John Brendan Payne, 21, appeared at Hartlepool Magistrates' Court charged with racially-aggravated assault at Burbank Food and Wine, in Burbank Street, in Hartlepool, said to have happened on Tuesday.

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The Advertiser

School group set-up to work with Rotary club

PRESIDENTS MEET: President of Barnard Castle Rotary Club, Chrissie Michaels, with president of the Teesdale Rotary Interact Club, Emma Turner.

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