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The student's former girlfriend says she is scared because she was not expecting him to come back.

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The father of Charlie Pope, who drowned in a Manchester canal, launches a Christmas safety campaign.

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Commuters gather outside a city centre railway station to protest against Northern's service.

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Stephen Brown was jailed for breaching his lifetime Sexual Offences Prevention Order.

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A man spends three weeks setting up a Christmas display in his garden to raise money for charity.

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Former England captain Bob Willis, who took 325 Test wickets and was a hero of the 1981 Ashes, has died at the age of 70.

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Leighton Barrass tells a court he only intended to scare 19-year-old Connor Brown.

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Patricia Tulip killed her best friend Joyce Nainby when she hit the accelerator instead of the brake.

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London's transport spending is two-and-a-half times more per head than the north's, figures show.

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The historic market town of Hexham in Northumberland scooped the award in a survey of 22,000 people.

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This North-South divide is often cited by politicians, but it is by no means the only regional divide.

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Newcastle fans aren't yet chanting his name, but the noise that greeted his side's equaliser against Manchester City must have sounded as good to Steve Bruce.

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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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