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16 hrs ago | The Northern Echo

Developers "could buy County Durham Roman site"

CONCERNS have been raised that the site of a Roman settlement dubbed the Pompeii of the North could be sold to developers.

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Related Topix: World News, United Kingdom, Durham County, England, Archaeology, Anthropology, Science

Thu Aug 28, 2014

The Advertiser

Man jailed after stealing 40ft of electricity cable from industrial site

A MAN has been jailed after making off with 40ft of electricity cable belonging to an industrial estate on a bike.

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Related Topix: World News, United Kingdom, Durham County, England

Wed Aug 27, 2014

The Northern Echo

Armed robber fled when store owner threw newspapers at him

BE store robber fled empty-handed when confronted by the joint owner, who flung a pile of newspapers in his direction.

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Related Topix: World News, United Kingdom, Durham County, England

Tue Aug 26, 2014

Newsday

Helicopter voice recorder sought

The Lord Advocate is taking action in a bid to get cockpit voice recorder data from the Air Accidents Investigation Branch after four people died in a helicopter crash off Shetland.

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Related Topix: Air Accidents, Europe, World News, United Kingdom, Durham County, England, Alistair Darling

Mon Aug 25, 2014

The Advertiser

Hamsterley fun day raises thousands for Butterwick Hospice

The eighth annual Hamsterley Hoppings attracted hundreds of people of all ages to the Teesdale village of Hamsterley, near Bishop Auckland , yesterday .

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Related Topix: World News, United Kingdom, Durham County, England, Life, Charity

Sun Aug 24, 2014

The Independent

Sheep-swallowing sinkhole opens - and could grow even bigger

A sinkhole has opened up in County Durham that is so large that sheep could accidentally fall in - and it could get even bigger, as torrential rain sweeps the country.

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Related Topix: Weather, World News, United Kingdom, Durham County, England

Sat Aug 23, 2014

Chronicle Live

Disappointed Doctor Who fans left out in the cold at cancelled Middlesbrough convention

Organiser Graeme Parry said he had to pull the plug on the event but some fans still showed up hoping to meet their sci-fi heroes Doctor Who fans wished they could travel back in time after turning up at a sci-fi convention that cancelled less than 24 hours before the event.

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Related Topix: Doctor Who, Science Fiction TV, Entertainment, Television, Drama Movies, Science Fiction Movies, North Yorkshire County, England, World News, United Kingdom, Durham County, England, Peter Capaldi

Daily Mail

'Terrifying' sinkhole 100ft wide appears overnight in Pennines and...

He is also worried that his dogs or one of the sheep that graze in the surrounding pastures could fall in A 100ft-wide sinkhole that is so deep the bottom cannot be seen at one end has appeared overnight just yards from a farmer's house in County Durham.

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Related Topix: Weather, World News, United Kingdom, Durham County, England

Fri Aug 22, 2014

The Northern Echo

Spennymoor family's donation to thank Bishop Auckland ward for cancer support

BIG CHEQUE: Fundraisers Laura Dartnall, seated, and her aunt, Marie Bear, present 2,000 to staff nurse Charlotte Smith, left, and sister Yvonne Stuart, back right, at the Mara unit at Bishop Auckland Hospital Picture: ANDY LAMB A FAMILY'S fundraising campaign has paid off for a hospital ward which will use its donation to make life a little easier ... (more)

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Related Topix: World News, United Kingdom, Durham County, England, Medicine, Health, Breast Cancer

Thu Aug 21, 2014

The Northern Echo

Trainers join forces to boost workplace skills

The partnership agreement will see engineering trainer SWDT retain its status as a separate company and registered charity within Bishop Auckland College's structure.

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Related Topix: Durham County, England, World News, United Kingdom,

Wed Aug 20, 2014

BBC News

Funeral for MH17 air disaster victim

Liam Sweeney was one of 10 Britons killed on the flight and is the only one to have had his body identified Barry Sweeney said his son, killed when the Malaysia Airlines flight came down in Ukraine on 17 July, "will never be forgotten".

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Related Topix: Europe, World News, United Kingdom, Greater London County, England, Prince Charles, Durham County, England

Newsday

Five saved after being swept to sea

Four youths who were swept out to sea along with a man who tried to save them have been rescued off the Northumberland coast by lifeboat crews.

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Related Topix: United Kingdom, Northumberland County, England, World News, Durham County, England, Tyne and Wear County, England,

Newsday

Police force to move into new HQ

Staff will start moving there in the coming weeks and are expected to be fully moved in by mid-September, the force said.

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Related Topix: World News, United Kingdom, Durham County, England, Tyne and Wear County, England, Northumberland County, England

The Advertiser

Rug firm rolls out growth plans

Modern Rugs will leave its Bishop Auckland base before the end of this month and move to a warehouse six times bigger, on Aycliffe Business Park.

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Related Topix: Durham County, England, World News, United Kingdom,

Mon Aug 18, 2014

Darlington and Stockton Times

Rural pursuits take centre stage at Hamsterley fundraiser

SHEEPDOG trials, vintage tractors and tasty country cuisine are among the treats on offer at an annual a fundraising event this weekend.

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Related Topix: World News, United Kingdom, Durham County, England

Sun Aug 17, 2014

The Northern Echo

a Popular street festival will be bigger than ever this year, expanding across County Durham.

The Durham Streets Summer Festival 2014 will feature live music, theatre and acrobatics in Durham City, Barnard Castle and - for the first time - Bishop Auckland .

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Related Topix: United Kingdom, Durham County, England, World News,

The Northern Echo

FIREFIGHTERS were called to a large barn fire shortly before midnight last night.

FIREFIGHTERS were called to a large barn fire shortly before midnight last night.

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Related Topix: Durham County, England, World News, United Kingdom,

Fri Aug 15, 2014

The Northern Echo

School chaplain will not be charged over sex assault claim

The Reverend Philip Bentham, chaplain to the 600-year-old Durham School, was arrested on Friday, May 23, regarding an alleged historic offence said to have happened in Southport, in the Merseyside Police area.

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Related Topix: World News, United Kingdom, Durham County, England

Darlington and Stockton Times

Magnificent Seven in saddle for charity ride

SEVEN women preparing for a gruelling cycle ride will draw strength from the work of a charity to help them reach the finish line.

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Related Topix: United Kingdom, Durham County, England, World News,

The Advertiser

Motorist found to be nearly three and a half times drink drive limit near Newton Aycliffe

A MOTORIST caught weaving along a road as he looked for a lay-by to sleep in was nearly three and a half times the drink drive limit.

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Related Topix: World News, United Kingdom, Durham County, England

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