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1 hr ago | The Advertiser
LANDLORD CONCERNS :Ken Robson and Christine Hall from Sedgefield Residents' Federation are lobbying for the compulsory registration of private landlords.
3 hrs ago | Darlington and Stockton Times
UNPAID WORK: Grant Young, 19, of Trafford Close, Darlington, has been ordered to complete 160 hours of unpaid work after pleading guilty to arson A TEENAGER who started a fire at a family home by posting a homemade smoke bomb through the letterbox has been ordered to complete 160 hours of unpaid work.
4 hrs ago | Echo-news.co.uk
A BLOGGER who claimed online that the murder of soldier Lee Rigby had been a hoax has been arrested on suspicion of harassment.
5 hrs ago | East Anglian Daily Times
Gallery: Sir Bobby Robson was the man who belonged to all of us - remembering ITFC legend five years on from his death It is five years today since Sir Bobby Robson died and the Sir Bobby Robson Foundation has now raised over 7million to help those who have cancer.
7 hrs ago | The Northern Echo
CABLE TIES: David Thomas, of NEL Fund Managers, centre, with David Hazeldine, Atag's business development manager, left, and managing director Andy Graham Atag Cable Solutions, in Newton Aycliffe , County Durham, has received support from NEL Fund Managers as it targets larger contracts.
8 hrs ago | Hartlepool Mail
Crews from Hartlepool fought the flames in a barley field off Marsh House Lane, Greatham, at around 8.30pm on Wednesday.
The proposals to replace the ageing 1970s police HQ in Ladgate Lane Middlesbrough have been given the green light by the region's Police and Crime Commissioner.
Four homes in the Consett area of County Durham were targeted in the early morning raids on Wednesday as part of Operation Relentless and officers seized suspected drugs, illegal cigarettes, air weapons and other suspected contraband.
Darlington Borough Council's planning committee gave the green light for the company to add extra warehouse storage provision, create a home shopping van loading area in the service yard and a canopy for customer Click and Collect bays near the car park.
The club made the national homeless charity Changing Lives its charity of the year, and raised A 1,700 for the local branch during the year with events including sponsored walks and raffles.
The spokesman added: "It is not unusual for firearms officers to be deployed on occasions when a deer or other large animal is clearly suffering as the result of being struck by a vehicle, and the best action would be for the animal to be humanely destroyed.
WORK is set to start on an outdoor learning area which will be used by all of Hartlepool's primary schools.
BIKE RACE: Councillor Colin Race, mayor of Bishop Auckland, with Councillor Zam Zair plus Ben Etherington and Craig Anderson, of Achieve Skinnergate Cycle Racing.
AN application to open a large opencast mine has been refused amid fears about its impact on the region's tourist industry.
Members of Barnard Castle Town Council are keen to take over the Woodleigh premises, on Flatts Road, in Barnard Castle, after Durham County Council advertised the premises for lease earlier this month.
GRAVE RUINED: Vandals ruined a stillborn baby's grave in Barnard Castle cemetery, leaving only a small vase at the scene.
CHARITY runners took part in a North-East fun run to help raise money for causes close to their hearts.
Updated: Thu Jul 31, 2014 11:47 am
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