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1 hr ago | The Northern Echo
Residents can access the latest 'alert' information at the environment agency website - www.environment-agency.gov.uk or by calling Floodline on 0845 988 1188.
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5 hrs ago | The Northern Echo
THE COUNTY Durham Plan is based on unrealistic figures and must be withdrawn now to prevent any further waste of public money, green campaigners claim today .
10 hrs ago | The Advertiser
THE festive season officially got under way in Chester-le-Street with the switching on of the lights on the town's Christmas tree.
14 hrs ago | The Northern Echo
The storm has caused problems across the rain-lashed county, with winds of up to 100mph reported on high ground and gusts of 80mph even at low levels.
18 hrs ago | The Northern Echo
Nick Clegg: "I'm sure I speak on behalf of people on both sides of the House that it would be a spectacular act of economic suicide for the country to pull itself out of the world's largest borderless single market."
18 hrs ago | The Advertiser
Fears are rising that film and games rental chain Blockbuster will close by the end of the year with the loss of 1,200 jobs ADMINISTRATORS handling the troubled Blockbuster chain have urged the Chancellor to cut business rates, as they announced more store closures.
As part of their annual Christmas appeal, Darlington Round Table has enlisted the help of Father Christmas to raise vital funds for a number of the town's charities.
A MAN sent his ex-girlfriend's mother sexually explicit text messages while under the influence of drink and drugs.
Callum Graylish had already been involved in a city centre riot when he stole a woman's bag while she checked on her blind friend in a disabled toilet It's back, The Chronicle has once again teamed up with East Coast to bring you an amazing money saving train offer Durham Police say the accident involving a car and a lorry took place near Chilton ... (more)
PLACES are still available at a fun-filled Christmas Day lunch aimed at bringing people together during the festive season.
The 52-year-old denied nine charges of sexual assault and assault by penetration, but was found guilty of five of them after a trial which lasted three days.
A TAXI driver accused of having sex with a 14-year-old schoolgirl in a lay-by is facing jail after being convicted of a string of charges.
"Relate it back to why you feel this will benefit Lee Rigby's family and ensure the safety of the British people," he said, sitting covered in a blue blanket with a copy of the Koran in front of him.
Police have confirmed a body found in a wooded area of Northumberland is that of missing Peter Jackson, who was the golf pro at Castle Eden Golf Club.
Harbinder Khatkar, from Littleover in Derby, was found guilty earlier of committing the string of attacks in the Pear Tree and Normanton areas of the city in February.
A TEENAGER made a chilling confession to police that he intended to kill two of his friends and himself after arming himself with a kitchen knife - but walked free from court because he "poses no immediate danger to the public".
All of the women know someone who has been affected by breast cancer, including Kayleigh Davison, 26, whose mum Lorna Davison, 49, was recently diagnosed with the disease.
More than 165 officers targeted addresses in Bishop Auckland , Newton Aycliffe and Shildon believed to be concerned in the dealing of heroin.