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A 26-year-old man was pronounced dead at the scene, while a second man is in hospital with injuries.

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Pride events have been taking place in Hull and Newcastle.

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Councillors reject the waste energy plant plan, which opponents feared would damage the environment.

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Structural damage and dwindling user numbers mean Fenham Community Pool is to shut for a second time.

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The Angel of the North and Great North Run are recreated in plastic bricks as part of the display.

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Police appealed for anyone in the New Hartley area with CCTV to come forward.

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New timetables were introduced in May 2018 and led to widespread disruption last summer.

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A man who claims Michael Higginbottom abused him in the 1970s has a fraud conviction, a court hears.

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New Newcastle manager Steve Bruce says whoever replaced Rafael Benitez "would find it tough" and admits the job will be difficult.

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A special assembly is held to celebrate a teacher who devoted 42 years to one school.

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A six-year-old boy from County Durham says he wants to do something to help protect sea creatures.

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Ben Stokes' parents Gerard and Deb said the cup final had been an emotional day for the family.

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Community News

Avoid Your Home Flooding

Posted by Administrator : Monday 11th March 2013

BE PREPARED OR AT LEAST HAVE YOUR ARM BANDS READY. Flooding can be devastating for home owners but some simple tips could prevent heartbreaking and costly repairs. It is important that you understand about your property and local areas, so you can be aware of any potential flooding problems in the future.


Push For Local Apprenticeships

Posted by Administrator : Monday 11th March 2013

INVESTING IN THE LOCAL WORKFORCE. The Durham council and government have tried many initiatives over the years, one being local apprenticeships.

Getting Involved In The Community

Posted by Administrator : Sunday 10th March 2013

ARE YOU INVOLVED IN THE COMMUNITY? Despite the economic downturn in recent years we have seen it has really raised the local people of the communities’ spirits and brought a feeling of togetherness.

Avoiding Payday Loans

Posted by Administrator : Tuesday 5th March 2013

AVOIDING THE DOWNWARD SPIRAL. In the beginning everyone thought these payday loan lenders where all doing us a favour and it sounds so simple borrow a little bit of money just before your payday and then pay back on your payday.

Keeping Our Local Parks Clean

Posted by Administrator : Sunday 3rd March 2013

GET THE MOST OUT OF LOCAL CLEAN UP’s. We all know it is awful when we see parks, beaches and riversides strewn with litter. It is bad for our children, us, our pets, plants, local wildlife and our Durham community.

Council Tax Rises As Councils Set To Save Money

Posted by Administrator : Friday 1st March 2013

MORE CUTS..... GREAT!!! Many councils across the UK now have the choice to either increase council tax, raise the funds by cutting back on other factors or even worse they do both.

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