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Marcel Balan is convicted of causing death by dangerous driving by a jury at Newcastle Crown Court.

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The PM rejects claims by Jeremy Corbyn the government is not helping low paid workers on universal credit.

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A Durham miners' official paraphrases Boris Johnson saying he'd rather "die in a ditch" than invite Tories.

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The jobs boost is part of a wider investment in the company's online banking operation.

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Dr Jane Maraka was probably distracted by her two young children, a judge says.

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A boy, 16, and 19-year-old man are arrested after three beach huts, several cars and a van were damaged.

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Daniel Walmsley knocked a man to the ground with his car in Newcastle's Groat Market.

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Scott Westgarth died of complications arising from a blood clot on the brain after his fight.

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Court powers to control stalkers under investigation could be the "critical difference", victims say.

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Up to 2,500 homes could be built on land to the west of the city centre.

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The star of the popular detective series on how she has learned to love her dogged, scruffy sleuth.

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There will be more staff in Newcastle, Bristol and Salford, director general Tony Hall explains.

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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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