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Northumbria Police makes new appeal for help in the "John The Badge" murder.

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Fatah Mohammed Abdullah is alleged to have searched online for a pressure cooker to make an explosive.

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Rail workers working for Northern are to continue their series of strikes in the run-up to Christmas.

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Police say material posted by Abdulrahman Alcharbati "encouraged others to carry out terrorist activity".

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Six-year old Noah Wall brought the presents to say thank you for his care.

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The gang was armed with hammers and smashed display cases before fleeing with the haul.

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The film documents the worst campaign in the Black Cats' history.

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The People's Kitchen held their annual Christmas street party.

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The shelter spends thousands of pounds each year on heating.

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Selling a season which brought torture, torment and humiliation is a tough ask, but Sunderland's Championship relegation campaign could be box-office viewing.

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Traffic will be busiest on Thursday and Friday before rail engineering and strikes cause cancellations.

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Edinburgh move closer to the Champions Cup quarter-finals after victory over Newcastle Falcons at Kingston Park.

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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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