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1 hr ago | The Northern Echo
FITNESS CHALLANGE: Redcar and Cleveland Borough Councillors Sheelagh Clarke and Olwyn Peters alongside runners and staff launching the running challenge.
5 hrs ago | The Northern Echo
PLANS to build 19 eco chalets and a clubhouse on a field have led to protests over possible noise problems.
6 hrs ago | The Advertiser
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.
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.
Emergency services were called to Burnhope Way, in Peterlee, after a collision involving two cars on the town centre roundabout.
CHILDREN affected by the Chernobyl disaster have visited the region for a month long trip to boost their immune systems.
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.
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.
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.
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.
MINISTERIAL VISIT: Chancellor George Osborne MP visits business Carroll-Meynell on Durham Lane Industrial Park near Stockton.
A FORMER cage fighter left paralysed by cancer when he was just 19 is determined that he will walk again.
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.
MORE than 100 people were referred to their doctor after a health roadshow found them to be at risk of developing diabetes.
A Durham Police spokeswoman said: "We can confirm that there are no major injuries and those involved have attended local hospitals as a precaution."
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.
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.
Updated: Sat Jul 26, 2014 11:02 am
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