HARTLEPOOL UNITED suffered defeat at Victoria Park to new League Two leaders Oxford United.
AITOR KARANKA has dedicated Middlesbrough’s 2-0 win at Huddersfield Town to commentator Ali Brownlee, who has been diagnosed with bowel cancer.
Barwell 2 Darlington 1
A MAN has died after the car he was a passenger in collided with a lamp-post.
STEVE McCLAREN has ordered his Newcastle United players to report for a special Sunday training session in the wake of their 5-1 hammering at Crystal Palace.
NEWCASTLE UNITED’S calamitous season went from bad to worse as they crashed to a resounding 5-1 defeat at the hands of a Crystal Palace side led by their former boss, Alan Pardew.
A FIRST Premier League goal for Patrick van Aanholt helped Sunderland climb two points clear of the relegation zone after finally capitalising on the extra man against Stoke City at the Stadium of Light.
A YEAR of excellence at a North Yorkshire school was celebrated at its annual awards evening.
ADAM CLAYTON’S goal against his old club and a late Emilio Nsue finish gave Middlesbrough a 2-0 victory in a scrappy game at Huddersfield Town.
A FORUM aimed at improving Durham city centre is moving ahead, with the appointment of a project manager.
Chief Sports Writer Scott Wilson reports live from Selhurst Park as Newcastle take on Crystal Palace.
Sports Writer Richard Mason reports live from the John Smith's Stadium as Middlesbrough take on Huddersfield Town.
Sports Editor Nick Loughlin reports live from Victoria Park as Hartlepool take on Oxford City.
Chief Football Writer Paul Fraser reports live from the Stadium of Light as Sunderland take on Stoke City.
Deputy Sports Editor Craig Stoddart reports live from Kirkby Road as Darlington take on Barwell.
STEVE McCLAREN has dropped Aleksandar Mitrovic from Newcastle United's starting line-up for this afternoon's game at Crystal Palace.
A NORTH EAST historian has published his latest book of photographs of Bishop Auckland.
LOCAL people look set to benefit from new affordable homes in a picture-postcard North Yorkshire village.
POLICE are investigating after a member of the public found several rounds of discarded ammunItion.
A PIONEERING new community initiative led by students at Darlington College will bring some Christmas cheer to homeless people in town this winter.
A TEESDALE drama club has been hitting the stage with a new production.
NEW figures have revealed that road deaths across Hambleton and Richmondshire increased by more than 50 per cent last year with eleven people killed - as fatalities fell in most other areas of North Yorkshire.
NOW that the Christmas lights are on in Darlington, it is time for residents to show what they can do when it comes to festive flair.
A HIGH Street bank is asking for donations of food to help with a neighbourhood hardship project.
CHILDREN in Eastern Europe will receive a Christmas present this year, thanks to the support of a County Durham School.
PEDAL power has earned a prestigious regional award for one Darlington school.
A MAJOR milestone has been achieved in the latest expansion programme at the Great Yorkshire Showground.
Newcastle United were riding a crest of a wave atop the Premier League, then Kevin Keegan left, and so nearly did Pavel Srnicek – to Sunderland.
TIM Stimpson has won the Premiership with Newcastle Falcons, but the former full-back insists his old club will be lucky to still be dining at English rugby’s top table if they continue to be so generous.
IF at first you don’t succeed…knock on every door you can. That seems to be the mantra that Baroness Jones and the Green Party are undertaking in attempts to rid the country’s public pension funds of fossil fuel investments.
FORGET the battle for Champions League places in the Premier League and across Europe, a west Yorkshire town will host an intriguing battle of its own this afternoon that will catch the eye of Messrs Mourinho and Klopp.
RONNIE Moore’s previous games with Oxford as Hartlepool United boss have been landmark occasions.
SAM ALLARDYCE thinks he has finally had the level of performance and sort of result to help convince Sunderland’s players that they can turn things around on Wearside, with skipper John O’Shea revealing how the dressing room are in the process of…
In exclusive extracts from his new book, former Newcastle United goalkeeper, Pavel Srnicek, talks to Peter Mann about Kevin Keegan’s arrival, that game with Liverpool, and the day he nearly joined Sunderland.
A NEW app designed to transform how youngsters engage with art has been launched at a County Durham museum.
STEVE McCLAREN insists he has no intention of walking away from Newcastle United, even though he accepts the process of turning the club around is a “painful” one.
WHEN Alan Pardew scanned this week’s newspaper headlines relating to Newcastle United, he could be forgiven for thinking he had stepped back in time.
SAM ALLARDYCE is confident Sunderland youngster Duncan Watmore will not make the same mistakes that are blighting Jack Grealish’s career at Aston Villa.
A MAN produced a knife during a confrontation while with his brother walking his dog on a summer’s evening, a court heard.
A FARMER said last night (Friday, November 27) he is considering taking legal action against the police after spending a year and £15,000 proving four sheep he was accused of stealing actually belonged to him.
A RATIO of a goal every other game would please most strikers. Having scored 29 by this time a year ago, however, forgive Darlington’s Nathan Cartman if he appears a little underwhelmed with his total of ten goals in 21 appearances this term.
THOUSANDS of pounds in fines and charges have been handed down to fly-tippers who have blighted the Darlington area with dumped rubbish.
STOUT Wendy died November 29, 2011 Those we love don't go away they walk beside us every day unseen, unheard but always near still loved, still missed and very dear Always remembered Mam, Dad and family
ELLIOTT George Robert Snr Peacefully in hospital, surrounded by his loving family, on Tuesday, November 24, 2015, George aged 85 years, of Trimdon Colliery. Beloved husband of Mary, much loved dad of George, Stephen and Gary and a dearly loved…
THEXTON November 23, 2015, suddenly at home of Sir E D Walker Homes, Darlington. Hilda Stephen, aged 93 years. Beloved wife of the late George, loving sister of the late Jean, dearly loved by family and friends. Funeral Friday, December 4. Friends…
DUNNILL November 24, peacefully at home in West Auckland, after illness bravely borne, Alan aged 66 years. Dearly loved husband and soulmate of Wendy, a much loved brother, uncle and great-uncle, best friend to Barbara, also a good friend to all who…
STEVENSON Mary Aged 88 years, of Richmond, (former Co-ordinator for SSAFA), died suddenly in hospital on November 19. Dearly loved wife of Richard (Steve) much loved mother to Diane and grandmother to Sebastien. Funeral Service at Darlington…
REID The family of the late Norah would like to thank all relatives, friends and neighbours for the kindness and sympathy shown to them during their recent sad bereavement. Grateful thanks for the floral tributes received and donations to Chapel…
MORTIMER Norma and all family of the late Peter Scott Mortimer wish to express their most sincere thanks to all relatives, friends and neighbours for the kindness and sympathy shown on their recent sad bereavement. Thanks also for the many cards,…
RAKOS HUTCHINSON Kay Safe in God's keeping you rest above In my heart you rest with love Miss you Mam and family xx