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NO TRAIN: A sign at Darlington station informing rail users of the problems. Picture: Rob Greener

Police probe Darlington rail vandal attack as services restored following severe delays

Missing girl found

Man arrested on suspicion of child abduction following the disappearance of a 14-year-old Middlesbrough girl

JAILED: Joshua Butters

Novice driver Joshua Butters who killed best pal is jailed for three-and-a-half years

MIDDLESBROUGH ROBBERY: Market Cross Jewellers in Middlesbrough. Picture:STUART BOULTON

Seven charged in connection with Market Cross Jewellers armed robberies in Yarm and Middlesbrough

Appeal to help trace Tommy Gilligan, 83

Appeal to help trace Tommy Gilligan, 83

SIGNED ON: Julio Arca, right, with manager Jon King Picture: southshieldsfc.co.uk

Former Sunderland and Middlesbrough ace Julio Arca signs for South Shields


Former leading councillor wins appeal over street brawl conviction

CHARITY: Richard Shuter of the Erimus Insurance Brokers team tees off at the first hole Picture: CHRIS BOOTH

Golfers tee off to raise funds for hospice

ROBBERY: Market Cross Jewellers in Yarm following a robbery

Woman put in dock for contempt of court after photographing accused in jewel heist case

LABOUR: Andy Burnham at County Hall in Durham. Picture: STUART BOULTON. (37603502)

Labour leadership contender Andy Burnham tells party faithful he can win - and unite party

JAILED: Thomas Stephenson

Bored teenager jailed over £500,000 town centre blaze

CLOSURE: The Lambert Memorial Community Hospital, Thirsk

Major concerns over temporary closure of community hospital due to staffing problems

Kate McPherson, centre, with Neil and Elaine Jennings at Maiden Castle in Durham City. Picture: DOUG MOODY

Kate's mission is to get everyone to catch the running bug - like she did

BLOCKBUSTER: A Back To The Future-style DeLorean will be among the attractions at KingCon 2

Back To The Future as Geek Convention returns to Durham

TOWN DELUGE: Pickering inundated by flood waters in 2007

Joy as high-profile flooding campaign achieves its goal



Who is the greatest British sportsman of all time?

Hartlepool United celebrate after Scott Harrison put them into a 1-0 lead during the Sky Bet League Two match between Hartlepool United and Carlisle United at Victoria Park, Hartlepool on Saturday 29th August 2015. (Photo: Mark Fletcher | Shutter Press) (

The best weekend football bets

Thirsk hope: Mark Johnston

The weekend's best bets by Charlie McCann of betvictor

File photo dated 04-04-2015 of Trainer Clive Brittain. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Issue date: Thrusday September 3, 2015. Multiple Classic-winning trainer Clive Brittain has announced his intention to retire at the end of the season. See PA story RACING Bri

The Paul Mulrennan column

Hartlepool batsman Jonathan Rickard in action during the NYSD Teesside University Fifteens Premier Division Final at Stokesley Cricket Club on Sunday 30th August 2015. (Photo: Mark Fletcher | Shutter Press) (37529170)

It's up for grabs now in the NYSD

Rhys Oates of Hartlepool United contests a header with Craig Alcock of Sheffield United during the Johnstones Paint Trophy 1st Round match between Hartlepool United and Sheffield United at Victoria Park, Hartlepool on Tuesday 1st September 2015. (Photo: M

Moore ready for a testing month ahead

Middlesbrough manager Aitor Karanka. Picture: Chris Vaughan/CameraSport

'You'll soon know all about Boro new boy Carlos' says Aitor

MEDIA DAY: Squad member Paul Collingwood from Durham County Cricket Club attends the media day at the Durham Emirates ICG in Chester-le-Street. Picture: DAVID WOOD

Carry on Colly - Durham skipper won't be retiring

READY TO GO: Darlington Mowden Park kick off the new season with a trip to Cinderford tomorrow

Mowden targeting more success as new season begins

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Durham looking over their shoulders

Form: Carberry

Durham sliding to defeat

Dated: 18/10/2014.Newcastle owner Mike Ashley watches the action alongside club MD Lee Charnley during the Premier League match between Newcastle United and Leicester City at St James' Park #NorthNewsAndPictures/2daymedia. (37457088)

Summer spending a sign of things to come vows Magpies chief


Welch confirmed as Falcons skipper

WORLD FINALISTS: Will Fletcher (right) and Richard Chambers

North-East duo secure Olympic rowing spots

National Sport

Jamie Vardy will start for England

Jamie Vardy dressed down by FA but kitted up for England

Andy Murray had to come from two sets down to beat Adrian Mannarino at the US Open

Andy Murray admits gruelling opener could take its toll

James Taylor hit 49 for England in the first one-day international

England batsman James Taylor is confident of earning his stripes

Lewis Hamilton, with his newly blond hair, set the pace in first practice for the Italian Grand Prix

Lewis Hamilton pleased with Pirelli shift over tyre pressures


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