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2:23pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014
BRIAN Howarth used to be a reasonably fit and energetic pensioner who regularly walked two miles a day.
11:30am Tuesday 22nd July 2014
FIRSTLY to Redcar, sun high and glass of wine in hand, to help acknowledge the end of Peter Sotheran’s inspired and outstanding service to Sir William Turner’s Almshouses.
10:30am Tuesday 22nd July 2014
ONE of the qualities of leadership is knowing the right time to stand aside – and that is particularly pertinent in the world of sport.
11:04am Tuesday 22nd July 2014
I AM glad that Chris Foote-Wood is enjoying a healthy fulfilling retirement (HAS, July 15). Long may it continue.But the truth is that for many retirees growing old is a bitter sweet experience.
9:56am Wednesday 16th July 2014
Undiagnosed food allergies can be lethal, and testing is crucial, as Dr Hilary Jones and bereaved mum Emma Wileman tell Lisa Salmon
10:27am Thursday 17th July 2014
ZAFFLONG is a constant temptation. The Indian restaurant, bar and takeaway is on my regular running route in sunny Belmont, on the edge of Durham City.
4:42pm Monday 21st July 2014
FORGET fancy terrines and delicate jus, if you want to impress chef Tony Singh, just heat up some baked beans and offer him some sparkling company. Here is one of his recipes for you to try.
4:56pm Monday 21st July 2014
WITH glossy, white hair and wearing a floral knee-length fitted dress and heels, Kate Adie looks very different from the flak-jacketed war correspondent who first appeared on our TV screens in the Eighties.
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