POLICE are appealing for information after a white Ford Transit van was stolen from Thorngate in Barnard Castle overnight Wednesday/Thursday.
A PENSIONER who has been missing from home for two days has this evening been found down an embankment next to a busy main road.
A NORTH-East rowing club has waved off one of its home-grown athletes as she heads off to her third Olympics.
FEARS that off-road cars and trail bikes could soon be “tearing up” historic country tracks have emerged after a ban was overturned by the High Court.
A FORMER senior clergyman has denied committing any indecent acts with male teenagers, although he did accept hugging one troubled young churchgoer in "comfort".
THE Flying Scotsman will share the spotlight with another famous locomotive this weekend.
TRAPPED upstairs with a fire raging in her living room below, Siobhan Stephenson believed she, her partner and her two-year-old son were minutes away from death. Choking on the rapidly spreading smoke, the terrified young mother dialled 999 and made…
THE launch of a £14million water park in North Yorkshire has been delayed again following water temperature issues.
IF you’ve ever thought age might be a barrier to getting in shape – think again.
A MAN who repeatedly left waste in the back lane behind his home despite warnings has been ordered to pay £264 in a fine and costs.
A PENSIONER is to climb the highest mountain in Wales in memory of his late wife.
A TEENAGE boy has been arrested by police investigating the rape of a schoolgirl.
A CITY centre is awash with colour as it awaits the visit of judges from the Britain in Bloom.
THE family of Lynne Freeman have spoken of the utter devastation of the loss of their "beautiful" mother whose life was so brutally cut short.
THE brutal murder of Jodie Betteridge in front of her three helpless, young children has devastated her entire family.
THERE were celebrations in Hartlepool today after it emerged an NHS fertility clinic is to stay in the town after all.
PROSTATE cancer patients have been offered hope after North-East scientists identified a new group of molecules that could be targeted to slow tumour growth.
ADVENTURER Charlie Head made landfall in North Yorkshire during his epic attempt to travel 3,000kms around the UK on his stand-up paddleboard.
CROWDS basked in the sunshine while enjoying a wide range of horse events – as well as the traditional side of an agricultural show.
YOUNG shoppers had an out-of-this-world experience when they met up with some of their favourite superheroes.
THE final brick has been added of a three year project to rebuild Durham Cathedral in Lego.
PLANS for the future use of a Grade II listed building are starting to come together following a series of consultation exercises.
SUNDERLAND will send Jermain Defoe for a scan on his injured thigh, but remain confident their attacking talisman will be available for the opening game of the Premier League season at Manchester City.
A SPECIALLY designed chair will allow people with disabilities to bowl alongside their friends.
A DARLINGTON couple who endured every parent’s worst nightmare when their newborn baby became seriously ill are fundraising for a charity that helped them.
“OH! My God!” exploded the young girl walking towards me in Darlington’s Post House Wynd on Tuesday lunchtime. “Ombr? is only forty quid!”
SCHOOLCHILDREN have joined forces with police to help improve their community.
A PRIZE fund has been launched for budding artists to use contemporary art to regenerate Darlington.
DARLINGTON Building Society has raised money for injured veterans with a Bake for Heroes initiative.
Mima prepares for Winifred Nicholson exhibition in October
Marc Almond tops the bill at Tyneside charity event
NEWCASTLE Falcons’ back row Daniel Temm is expecting a party atmosphere at Kingston Park when the Singha Premiership Rugby 7s Series roadshow hits the city on Saturday.
A PLAN has been unveiled to transform former farm buildings on the North York Moors into a leisure complex.
TWO carriageways of the A1(M) in North Yorkshire have been blocked following a collision between two vehicles.
THE results of a £200,000 scheme to improve Thirsk and Sowerby Leisure Centre have been unveiled.
A MOTHER and daughter have raised £2,300 for Yorkshire Cancer Research - after conquering the Yorkshire Three Peaks Challenge.
FIRMS on a business park where about 850 staff are employed have united to help secure its future by creating a Business Improvement District.
BRAD GUZAN has arrived at Middlesbrough's Rockliffe Park training ground to complete a medical ahead of completing a planned free transfer from Aston Villa.
The Bowie Experience tours to Newcastle
MORE than 20 volunteers have joined forces to help produce a documentary detailing the past, present and the future of Bishop Auckland
RETAILERS’ expansion to meet rising shopper demand has given MetroCentre bosses a post-Brexit lift.
IKEA customers are being urged to check their bank accounts after the company confirmed today that some people may have been charged twice for goods.
A VIOLENT man with a history of domestic abuse has been jailed for 32 years and 233 days for murdering two women in separate frenzied knife attacks – one in front of his three children.
Malcolm Warne tries out Darlington’s latest town centre Indian bar and grill and finds plenty to curry favour.
The fourth Saltburn Food Festival finds a booking for TV chef Mark Greenaway.
ALMOST 15 years since the bullet-riddled body of Jason Bourne was dragged from the sea in The Bourne Identity, the amnesiac assassin returns with a vengeance in the fifth chapter of the action-packed espionage saga.
Alexandra Burke, Craig Revel Horwood and the stars of Sister Act prepare for September in Sunderland.
WITH the exception of tonight, it looks like the local folk club scene has begun its summer hiatus. This means audiences and performers alike can focus instead on all the great festivals that are taking place in the coming weeks. And to say we’re…
MOIRA continues to cover for Holly in Emmerdale (ITV), but is forced to come clean about the van robbery and her own run-in with a used syringe after Cain finds her PEP treatment.