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  • Burton's Bytes

    Burnout 2: Point of Impact Publisher: Acclaim. Format: PS2 read more

  • The Morritt goes on the market for £1.25m

    THE Morritt Arms Hotel, a former seventeenth century coaching inn, has been put on the market at a guide price of £1.25m. read more

  • Darlington Mowden Park

    Mowden Park's Under-17 boys' team met strong Sunderland opponents at home this weekend and lost by a narrow margin of 21-24. In the first half, Mowden had the edge. read more

  • Athletics: Scaife breaks record to head Yorkshire Dragoon race

    The fourth annual Multiple Sclerosis Therapy Centre sponsored Yorkshire Dragoon Road Race held in conjunction with Billingham Marsh House Harriers was staged on Sunday. read more

  • Men's Hockey

    Premier Division: City of York 1, Harrogate 0; Durham Uni 1, Southport 1; Sheffield U Bankers 2, Sheffield Hallam 0; Timperley 3, Brooklands Man U 3; Warrington 2, Ben Rhydding 2; Wigan 5, Oxton 3. read more

  • Victory for homes campaigners

    CAMPAIGNING villagers at Romanby saw victory yesterday when a controversial scheme for 99 houses was thrown out by Hambleton councillors. read more

  • Bowls

    EIBA competitions read more

  • White Horse swimmers triumph

    Following trials held in Hull, three Thirsk swimmers were selected to swim for the Yorkshire Schools at Sheffield this month in an Inter-Divisional competition. read more

  • Wildlife flourishes amid the graves

    CHURCHYARDS in Richmond and Masham have been recognised as among the best in North Yorkshire for wildlife. read more

  • Letters: Selling the district

    Sir, - Further to my previous letter (D&S, Nov 15), I believe that the business opportunities in Wensleydale and surrounding dales could benefit greatly by marketing Richmondshire as a whole. read more

  • FWAG looks at diversifying and planning

    NORTH Yorkshire Farming and Wildlife Advisory group holds its bi-annual forum on Thursday at The Sundial, Darlington Road, Northallerton, at 1pm. read more

  • Women's Rugby: Darlington Mowden Park

    Mowden Park faced the reputable Percy Park Under-16 Girls at home on Sunday. There were no signs of tiredness as the Mowden squad powered their way to a superb 41- 0 victory. The opening Mowden try came after five minutes from newcomer Sarah Ferguson; this was converted by captain Abby Blackburn. Further tries from Ashleigh Wright, Jenna Breakingbury, Rosie Mangle and a hat-trick and two more conversions by Abby Blackburn gave the Park Girls a convincing and well deserved win. read more

  • Plan for Northallerton museum in former town centre print shop

    A MUSEUM for the county town of North Yorkshire could be established in a 251-year-old former printing shop in Northallerton town centre. read more

  • Letters: Richmond station

    Sir, - Now that the Richmond station debate is moving forward and the community has been given the opportunity by Richmondshire District Council to work up its community project to use the building alongside two private developer bids, perhaps Stuart Parsons, Lib Dem Mayor of Richmond, might have had time to reflect on his rather foolish soundbites (D&S, Nov 8). I say perhaps because Mr Parsons is never a man to allow the facts to get in the way of his comments. read more

  • Mart manager sees decade of desperate struggle ahead

    THE farming industry faces another decade of desperate struggle, warns the manager of Hawes auction mart. read more

  • Special livestock sales

    BARNARD CASTLE. - Tues. Christmas show & sale of 500 feeding bulls & store cattle. Judge: Stephen Hibbert, Doncaster. read more

  • Durham Alliance

    Cockfield beat Belford House 1-0 in a close encounter in the Durham County Trophy. The game looked like a stalemate until the 88th minute when Matthew Dixon headed the only goal. read more

  • Riverside Chester-le-Street

    Oagain the weather played havoc with the weekend fixtures with only the Under-12s and Under-13s being able to play. read more

  • Speed is the essence in racing head-to-head

    Burnout 2: Point of Impact Publisher: Acclaim. Format: PS2 read more

  • Boddy Printers Sunday League

    This week only one game beat the weather, it was a league game between Poverina and Big W at Smiths Dock Park. read more

  • Table Tennis: Stockton on Tees Junior Select Championships

    Paul Drinkall from Loftus was the most successful competitor of the many regional players involved in the third of a series of five national standard tournaments for juniors in the select four star series. read more

  • Basil Fawlty - Alive and well in Scotland

    One weekend not too long ago was instructive in the highs and lows of British tourism and showed why we can be the best in the world, and the worst too. read more

  • Poor satisfaction from National Grid, says Revolt

    THE National Grid has given poor customer satisfaction over the ten years of the controversial Vale of York pylon project, says Revolt, the group fighting against the building of the overhead powerline. read more

  • Winning band seeks some cash support

    THE last remaining brass band in Darlington is embarking on a fundraising campaign to help it compete on the national stage. read more

  • Biathlon: British Modern Championships

    Thirteen members of Billingham Swimming Club competed in the British Modern Biathlon Championships at Sheffield at the weekend, the swims ranging from 50m to 200m and the runs 1,000m to 2,000m. read more

  • When a trip to town is like Niagara

    TODAY is National Gutters Day. Yes, honestly. And it's not gutters as in the bits between the pavement and the road which, in Darlington at least, become spreading pools in anything more than an April shower. It's gutters as in what catches the rain from roofs. read more

  • Looking Back

    FROM this newspaper 100 years ago. - On Monday afternoon quite a scene was created in the Darlington Covered Market by the seizure of a quantity of pirated music from two of the stalls under the Musical (Summary Proceedings) Copyright Act of 1902. The law was put in motion by Messrs J A & W Hoggett, of Grange Road, local agents for various London firms. Accompanied by Inspector Banks, Messrs Hoggett went to the stalls and impounded some dozens of the pirated copies. A third stallholder, seeing what was taking place, collected his stock and cleared off. read more

  • Premier League Awards

    Mr Don Robson, president, presented the championship trophies when the Fosters ECB North East Regional Premier League held the annual awards ceremony at the Ramside Hall Hotel, Durham City. read more

  • EU cash decision on £19m museum due in a fortnight

    DEVELOPERS of the £19m National Army Museum North at Catterick will find out on December 9 whether their bid for European grant aid has been successful. read more

  • Water Polo: Durham City

    Durham City water polo club played two games away to Catterick Cobras at the Garrison Pool, the under-17s winning 11-7 and the under-14s losing 14-13 to goals in the last seconds. read more

  • Letters: Do honk

    Sir, - You clearly did not research your details when writing your leading article ("Don't honk". D&S, Nov 15), perhaps deliberately to try to scare people, or are you running for political office of a blue hue? read more

  • Bishop Auckland and District League

    Paul Biddle of Spennymoor Ashtree proved the star of the Finals Night played at Bishop Auckland King's Head when he took both the singles title and the doubles, where he played with Ronnie McAloon. read more

  • Angling

    The River Tees was chocolate stained and flowing hard following torrential overnight rain for the Tees Championships around Yarm, writes Jeff Herbert. read more

  • The Northern Echo Darlington Sunday Invitation League

    The preliminary round of The Northern Echo League Cup dominated this week's features. read more

  • Wool board asks producers to say what they want

    THE British Wool Marketing Board is to ask producers for their ideas on future strategies. read more

  • Virtuoso guitar performance

    GUITAR enthusiasts are promised a treat next weekend by organisers of an event featuring music from Spain and South America. read more

  • Willington League

    Willington Lion and Unicorn jumped up to share second place in the table after they only dropped two points at Willington Black Horse Inn. Willington Black Horse Tavern lead the table by four points with Willington Brewer's Droop sharing second place with the Unicorn, who are one point ahead of the Black Horse Inn and the Burn. read more

  • Chester-le-Street

    Chester lost 7-1 at Newcastle in the Women's FA Cup second round. Although a disappointing result for both managers and players, Chester's performance was most encouraging. read more

  • Consett Sunday League

    LANCHESTER Social bounced back from their County Cup exit when they sent Craghead Social out of the Consett Charity Cup. read more

  • Letters: A better place?

    Sir, - I read your report regarding the siting of the new Medical Centre at Leyburn under a privately-funded initiative (D&S, Nov 15). read more

  • Bowman Anderson Accountants Spennymoor Sunday League

    BROOMPARK Loves' unbeaten league record came to an end with a 3-1 defeat at Spennymoor Thorns. read more

  • Shoots and horse riders must liaise says BHS

    HORSE riders and carriage drivers are being asked to liaise with local gamekeepers and shoot captains following a serious accident in the West Country. read more

  • Land prices rise ... for the moment

    DEMAND for farmland in the Yorkshire and Humber region fell sharply in the third quarter of 2002, according to the latest rural land survey from RICS. read more

  • Junior round-up

    Coxhoe Boys read more

  • Wearside League

    Two sides from the Wearside League celebrated at the weekend when they reached the quarter-finals of the prestigious Durham Challenge Cup. read more

  • Home team is feeling happy

    IT WAS a day to remember in Leyburn. read more

  • The UniBond League

    Bishop Auckland have released striker Wayne Edgcumbe by mutual consent. Boss, Brian Honour, had talks with the player and the pair decided there should be a parting of the ways. Edgcumbe, who has scored three times this season, didn't travel with the Bishops team which lost 4-0 at Harrogate Town in the League Cup on Tuesday night. read more

  • Triple pride of Leyburn

    It's almost 50 years, so they reckon, since anyone from the North Yorkshire market town of Leyburn appeared in the Football League. read more

  • Legends of tunnels and ghosts

    From time to time, there is a revival of an old belief that a secret tunnel once ran from Bolton Castle to Nappa Hall in Wensleydale. read more

  • The dark side of cyberspace

    THE Internet is a marvellous tool and it is now quite difficult to think how we could manage many tasks without it. Indeed, I sent this piece into the newspaper via the Internet - having written it in Middlesbrough and then transmitted it to Darlington via email. read more

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