POLICE searching for a missing 55-year-old woman who disappeared from home last week said tonight they have found a body.
A DOG who went missing over the bank holiday weekend has been reunited with his owners.
STUDENTS have been pulling an all-nighter for a good cause by holding 24-hour football and basketball matches in aid of teenagers with cancer.
SIR Ian Botham backed Boris Johnson's Brexit campaign during a photocall in County Durham today, with a warning the country could get "cluttered" if the UK votes to remain.
A NORTH-East man who almost died after falling ill on holiday is back home after five months spent fighting for his life.
THOUSANDS turned out for a County Durham town’s annual Meet this weekend (May 26 to 30).
EFFORTS to create an official Business Improvement District in the county town of North Yorkshire are moving on to the next phase.
COUNTY Durham is set to see the benefits of a multi-million pound investment in green transport that will be rolled out across the region this year.
Revolutionist held off Central Square to provide Middleham trainer Mark Johnston with back-to-back wins in the Racing UK Zetland Gold Cup at Redcar.
PRIMARY school children have been raising money to try and tackle animal cruelty.
RAINBOW flags filled the centre of Durham as a record number of people turned out for the city's third annual Pride event.
A COUNCILLOR has raised concerns about changes to the number of Police and Communities Together (PACT) meetings in Weardale.
A COMMUNITY sports centre in Stockton is in the running for a national 'community football' competition.
THE Vote Leave campaign bus will tour the region tomorrow (Tuesday, May 31) in an attempt to drum up support in next month's EU referendum.
ALASTAIR COOK spoke of his pride at joining Test cricket’s all-time batting greats after he broke the 10,000-run barrier in England’s nine-wicket win over Sri Lanka at Chester-le-Street.
ONE of the region’s great stately homes has won even more accolades.
A GREAT grandmother has celebrated her 100th birthday with four generations of her family.
A RECORD-BREAKING number of runners helped the York Parkrun celebrate its 200th event in style.
COLOURFUL floats, fancy dress and sweets thrown for children kept the crowds entertained at this year’s Richmond Meet.
MORE than 121 secondary schools across the Yorkshire region have signed up to receive life-saving training on European Restart a Heart Day.
FAMILIES visiting Durham Cathedral during half term can take part in a specially designed Lego trail.
GAINFORD has celebrated its artists after holding its 37th annual art exhibition.
A GROUP of schoolchildren took learning about the Second World War to the next level after building their own Anderson air-raid shelter.
PLANS to build a bungalow with a double garage in the garden of another property will be reviewed this week after attracting objection letters from concerned residents.
WHEN Alastair Cook dreamed of scoring his 10,000th Test run for England, you imagine he envisaged a rather more auspicious setting than a largely-empty Riverside on an overcast Monday afternoon.
WANNABE football freestylers have been showing off their skills in Darlington town centre in support of a wounded veteran’s charity.
VOLUNTEERS who run their town’s own museum have won the praise of their local MP.
AN elderly woman is recovering after going missing when she went for a walk from her North Yorkshire home.
A HORSE was rescued after it became stuck in a ditch this morning (May 30).
A MAN in his 30's was airlifted to hospital after falling from a motocross bike in Crook shortly after noon today (Monday, May 30).
BUNCHES of flowers and a toy Peppa Pig mark the place where a four-year-old girl was fatally injured after being hit by a car.
FANS turned out to meet their favourite YouTube star Oli White in Newcastle.
SCOTT Borthwick cruised relentlessly along to reach 185 out of 444 for nine as Durham comfortably avoided the follow-on at Trent Bridge.
ALASTAIR COOK became the first English batsman to score 10,000 Test runs as England closed in on a series victory over Sri Lanka in the afternoon session at Chester-le-Street.
A SPORTS body is hoping to recruit runners and run organisers to help set up new groups.
TOMMY MILLER, the former Hartlepool United and Sunderland midfielder, has been appointed assistant manager at Spennymoor Town.
A PROFESSIONAL ‘dial-a-witness’ scheme is being launched in north Durham to help people affected by anti-social behaviour.
A MAN is in hospital with serious head injuries after being assaulted on the dance floor of a Newcastle venue.
A FORMER school which was destroyed by fire is “just a different kind of eyesore” according to a parish council.
SCOTT Borthwick continued his majestic form with a third century in five innings to keep Durham's heads above water at Trent Bridge, where they reached lunch on 308 for six.
A CHARITY worker from North Yorkshire has taken to the saddle to ride 1,400 miles in two weeks to help blind and underprivileged children enjoy football.
ENGLAND’S biggest county is to train more police in the use of Tasers – after a jump in attacks on officers.
ENGLAND will have to bat again in order to win the second Test at Chester-le-Street after Sri Lanka's batsmen continued to frustrate them.
TWO jewellers have put extra sparkle into the raffle at a unique concert which is raising money for a charity close to their hearts.
A DIRTY row has broken out between dog walkers and a district council over difficulties in picking up dog dirt in overgrown grass.
AN INJURED mountain biker was taken to hospital by trained rescuers after falling off his bike in Guisborough Forest.
A NEW approved garage scheme has been launched in York.
ADIL RASHID and Tim Bresnan scored valuable half-centuries to engineer an impressive Yorkshire fightback after a nightmare start to their Specsavers County Championship match against Lancashire at Headingley yesterday.
WITH hopes of a third successive win buried under Riki Wessels' familiar avalanche of runs, Durham face a two-day survival battle at Trent Bridge.
SHOW some respect, is the message from those begging Darlington Borough Council to maintain a graveyard.