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The man attempted to drive across in an empty horsebox an hour after the safe crossing time ended.

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The concrete structure, by Victor Pasmore, has divided opinion since it was built in 1969.

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Right-wing extremism is not being taken seriously enough, a former counter terror expert warns.

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The route, from Chester-le-Street to Durham via Finchale Priory, commemorates a journey in 995 AD.

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Joe Guthrie's life-long ambition to work in a bar has come true after turning 18.

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The 19-year-old previously admitted manslaughter on the grounds of diminished responsibility.

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Former Newcastle striker and coach Peter Beardsley is charged by the Football Association with three counts of using racist language.

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The dad of the ex-England winger jailed for child sex offences says it is good to have him home.

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The travel firm is cutting more than 300 roles as it closes 21 stores across the country.

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The daughter of a woman stabbed to death in an unprovoked attack says she feels many different emotions in one day.

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"The best bit about going to the beach is that sometimes we get to have fish and chips."

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Students around England protested against climate change and urged the Government to make changes.

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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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