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The call by regional heads of the CBI business lobby comes amid worries HS2 could be scaled back.

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The ex-England footballer is accused of "forcefully and sloppily" kissing a woman on a train.

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Patricia Clive believes harm came to her son and does not believe he fell in the water.

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The government in England must find a solution for social care to ease pressure, the regulator says.

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The Salvation Army says it has helped twice as many British people rescued from forced labour.

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The Mike Ashley-owned retailer says the "must-have" brands hold too much market power.

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"We were the only white people on the bus - and the only people to get off at death row."

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A book written by the man who advised pop star Cheryl on her family's history is widely praised.

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A musician has spent several months cycling thousands of miles to record the sounds of the UK.

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Too much money is focused on the big nations in rugby union, an ex-England international says.

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The Sunderland firm that began in the back of a childrenswear store is buying 555 Thomas Cook shops.

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Using the spray containing an unlicensed medicine is "like playing Russian roulette", a doctor warns.

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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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