A COMMUNITY rugby club has welcomed a gift of two ipads to help with coaching sessions
THOUSANDS of people turned out to sample a wide variety of tasty delights at this year’s Saltburn Food Festival.
TESTS are being conducted on two dogs amid claims they were bitten by snakes in a Darlington field.
AN explosion of sound and colour ignited the imaginations of thousands of people who descended on Stockton over the last four days.
MODEL railway enthusiasts were served up a treat when an annual exhibition pulled into Redcar.
Esh Winning took a huge stride towards the Durham Cricket League championship when their emphatic home win over relegation-threatened Hylton was accompanied by a defeat for second-placed Dawdon.
Regulation victories for the top four sides in the NEPL Premier Division meant little change in the pecking order, with the excitement reserved for the First Division where Eppleton pulled off a dramatic one-run victory to enhance their promotion…
A YOUNG banned driver engaged in a pursuit with police while on his way to court in his brother’s car to answer for previous motoring offences.
INSIDE a week, our dear Prime Minister has gone from a response to the Calais-Dover crisis saying first, “My heart goes out to holidaymakers” to “This is an incident of international importance and we are on the case.”
THE rugby world cup is in the region as part of a worldwide tour.
Broxi, the Rottweiler, is recovering after swallowing a needle and thread.
The season’s most unpredictable result brought Richmondshire falling from top spot, beaten by bottom club Seaton Carew in a classic ending which produced their first win in 18 league games.
A PEDESTRIAN has been seriously injured in a car crash.
AN army of kind-hearted volunteers descended on a community centre to give it a DIY SOS style makeover.
THOUSANDS of runners took to the streets in a spectacular fundraising effort.
A MEMORY walk saw dementia sufferers and their families step out into the sunshine this weekend.
THE first round-the-clock bus service in York will be launched in the autumn, running through the night between the city centre and the University of York.
A RESCUE boat designed to save people who have fallen into a river has been given high-tech new equipment.
A HAIR and beauty salon is to help give a children's centre a makeover - by offering appointments for charity.
LIAM Plunkett returned to haunt Durham today, taking three for 40 as his former team-mates were restricted to 224 for seven in 43 overs in the Royal London Cup tie at home to Yorkshire.
STUART HALL is targeting a rematch with Jamie McDonnell after making a successful return to the ring with a convincing points victory over Edwin Tellez.
A DANCE teacher has proved she has all the right moves after being crowned Miss Teesside GB.
GUN dog trials, a fell race and displays of livestock and rural crafts helped a community’s agricultural show put on a good display this weekend.
POLICE say two opposing demonstrations passed off peacefully.
A NEW man takes charge of a North-East fire brigade today (Monday, August 3).
SURPRISE Surprise and Blind Date star Cilla Black has died at her Spanish home aged 72, it has been reported.
A NEW housing development is leaving residents disconnected in Darlington.
COLOUR, music and laughter rang freely over the Dales when a village community celebrated in its annual carnival.
DICK ADVOCAAT expects Jeremain Lens to be a key part of Sunderland’s attacking arsenal next season.
HUNDREDS of piglets were saved by firefighters when a major blaze broke out at a North Yorkshire farm.
A CYCLING legend was on hand to launch a mini festival to celebrate the sport.
THE ‘RAT PACK’ of opera needs new members.
THE NORTH-EAST’S railway heritage will help Darlington’s mayor raise money for several good causes.
A TALENTED Dales photographer and film-maker, who says he wants to help people appreciate the peace and tranquillity of the region, is to display his work at one of the area’s top exhibition centres.
League Cup winners Shildon won the Cleator Cup n Saturday when they beat league champions Marske United 2-0, with goals by Billy Greulich-Smith and Mark Hudson.
A HUNDRED scouts from across the region are rubbing shoulders with 30,000 others from around the globe at a massive gathering in Japan.
ON days like yesterday, you can’t help wonder what would happen if Sunderland were to follow Newcastle United and Middlesbrough’s lead and qualify for Europe. Even if they were to be handed a Europa League qualifier in some Azerbaijani village,…
A TEENAGER suffered serious leg injuries after a road accident in North Yorkshire.
Last month, Connor Beasley suffered a sickening fall that left him nursing a fractured skull and spine, and extensive injuries to his neck and ear.
DECLAN Donnelly has married his fiancee Ali Astall yesterday.
THE third phase of a £5m scheme to improve Saltburn’s bathing water quality is due to start next month.