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1 hr ago | The Advertiser

Cash boost for community carnival

Social housing provider Livin has donated the cash to Greenfield Arts in Newton Aycliffe , for the Cutting Loose Carnival, a celebration of live music, dance and costume.

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1 hr ago | The Advertiser

Pupils run daily risk of death at Shildon school due to selfish drivers ignoring the law

CHILDREN are risking death dodging motorists who ignore parking restrictions to drop youngsters off as close as possible to school.

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5 hrs ago | The Advertiser

Fire safety advice and days out on offer at cancer support group

Allison White, centre, who has suffered from leukemia from 2009 and has set up a cancer support group, pictured at Bishop Auckland hospital with Liam Ryan, left and Bernadette Measures.

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6 hrs ago | The Northern Echo

Quorn Foods looks to create 300 jobs as firm aims to increase Billingham plant production

The firm is building a third fermenter at the plant, which employs about 30 people, to meet rising demand for its meat substitute range.

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7 hrs ago | Newsday

Man held over syringe needle attack

Northumbria Police said a 35-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of assault and later bailed.

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8 hrs ago | The Northern Echo

Hartlepool power station.

EDF said the improvements to a flood barrier at the plant were "arguably unnecessary", although it said the scheme would increase resilience to flooding.

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Wed Apr 23, 2014

The Northern Echo

600m energy plant moves step closer

The Tees Renewable Energy Plant, capable of providing electricity for 600,000 homes, has been backed by a flagship Government energy reform programme.

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Darlington and Stockton Times

It's no laughing matter as Teesside comedian has 25 years' worth of jokes stolen from car boot

A JOKE book filled with more than 150 gags that have tickled audiences across the region over a 25 year career has been stolen from a comedian's car - and he's not laughing.

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The Northern Echo

UKIP leader Nigel Farage was in the North-East on Wednesday. Reporter ...

NIGEL Farage came to the region today to spread the Ukip message ahead of next month's European Union elections.

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Hartlepool Mail

Firefighters tackle fire in kitchen of home in Horden

Two crews from Peterlee Fire Station were sent to a house in Park Terrace, in Horden, around 5.20pm on Wednesday.

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The Northern Echo

Zoe Storey pictured shortly after being reunited with George the monkey

OLD girl was reunited with her beloved cuddly monkey that helps her overcome severe shyness after a community rallied round to help find the missing toy.

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The Northern Echo

Music festival will help football club improve security

A FOOTBALL club that was burgled twice within weeks is holding a music festival to raise funds for a new security system.

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The Northern Echo

Chilli Man: Victor Nwosu's Wiga Wagaa Chilli will be at festival this weekend

AN entrepreneur hopes to spice up the weekend when his chilli based business lines up at a two day food festival.

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Loch Ness Monster Shows Up On Apple Maps?

Spoiler alert! We did not find the Loch Ness Monster. A photo of what looked like the Loch Ness Monster went viral after the Daily Mail reported a possible sighting.

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The Advertiser

Taylor's charity total

A SCHOOLBOY has helped raise A 708.14 for St Cuthbert's Hospice, Durham City. Taylor Farrington, 11, from Chester-le-Street , raised A 354.07 for the cause during Lent by donating pocket money, selling homemade scones and doing odd jobs.

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The Northern Echo

Museum trustees seek to govern establishment's trust property

Such property at the Bowes Museum, in Barnard Castle , includes the museum building and surrounding park and most of its collections, including parts of the collection left to the museum by John and JosA©phine Bowes.

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Hartlepool Mail

Hartlepool foodbank chiefs reveal surge in food donations after national paper backlash

Hartlepool Food Bank has reached its target and will open for business at its Church Street premises today .

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The Advertiser

Waste-to-energy company plans to create jobs in expansion

The company already employs more than 100 workers at its North-East Energy Recovery Centre, which burns waste to generate electricity for tens of thousands of homes.

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Hartlepool Mail

Teen fuelled by drink and drugs held knife to innocent man's neck and smashed his cheekbone

A TEENAGER fuelled by alcohol and cocaine fractured an innocent man's cheekbone in his own home before holding a knife to his throat.

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Hartlepool Mail

Hartlepool lawyer backs shake-up of family justice system to speed up separations

A TOWN solicitor believes a shake-up of the family justice system to speed up the process of couples separating will be of "great benefit" to both adults and children.

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