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Police at scene of 'possible stabbing' in Billingham

Breaking Police at scene of 'possible stabbing' in Billingham

Police are appealing for information following the burglary, which happened sometime between 11pm on Saturday, November 28 to 7am on Sunday, November 29.

Thieves steal Christmas presents from shed - police appeal for information

Five teenagers were lucky to escape without serious injuries from this crash near Gateshead

Five teenagers 'lucky to be alive' after horror crash

The A1(M) has closed southbound prior to the A59 junction 49 in North Yorkshire after an accident.

Breaking A1(M) delays between J48 and J47 after HGV leaks cooking oil on road

NEW CHIEF: Siobhan McArdle, pictured, became the chief executive of South Tees Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust last month, taking over the top job from Tricia Hart who will leave the trust in January.

Decision to pay NHS boss £225,000 a year 'disgraceful' says Unison as nurses see 'dramatic fall' in real time earnings

Two taken to hospital

Two taken to hospital after three vehicle crash on Ormesby Road, Middlesbrough

CCTV footage of the moment the gang used the JCB to rip the cash machine from the wall

Smash and grab 'Hole in the Wall' gang jailed

Peter Wilson died while working on his lorry on the driveway of a house in Love Lane, Leyburn, North Yorkshire, on Friday afternoon.

Man dies while working on lorry

A motorist was seen crawling out of this wreckage after a crash in Guisborough Road, Nunthorpe, overnight. PIC: Cleveland and Durham RPU.

Uninsured driver crawls out of wreckage and runs away

Peterlee Town Council, which is based at Shotton Hall, pictured, has been described as "shambolic" by one of its own councillors amid allegations of fraud, rows among councillors and demands for answers from electors. Pic: Dominic Wade.

North-East town council facing £300,000 bill to settle clerk's bullying claim

Have you seen this missing Santa?

Santa swiped by festive thieves

Chief executive of Thirteen, Alison Thain. Some union members at the housing group are to take part in industrial action. Picture: Dave Charnley Photography

Staff at housing group Thirteen will work to rule in pay dispute

Duncan Bannatyne: "I can't take much more of this."

I'm A Celebrity....Duncan Bannatyne survives elimination vote

UNDECIDED: Darlington MP Jenny Chapman

How MPs across the North-East and North Yorkshire intend to vote on extending airstrikes to Syria

ENERGY THEME: The owners of Flamingo Land fear numerous fracking sites in Ryedale could deter visitors

Flamingo Land voices 'massive concern' over spread of fracking

The eastern side of Wolsingham, close to where a garage and convenience store have been proposed

Plans for new filling station and convenience store for Wolsingham

Peter Wardle. Picture: CHRIS BOOTH (47957389)

Accountant spared jail for "back off" role in £300m mortgage fraud

Respected pilot: Peter Barnes

Former air ambulance pilot lost 'situational awareness' before fatal crash

Durham Police are investigating the Bowburn garage robbery

Masked men rob Bowburn garage

JAILED: Kevin David Hope, given 42-month prison sentence over drug-fuelled incident which included attack on ex-partner, and two other members of her family.

Man jailed for angry attack on three members of "ex's" family

Police pulled over a taxi driver in Northallerton for speeding and found him also over the drink drive limit

Taxi driver allegedly twice over drink drive limit released on police bail

A couple from the village of Craghead, near Stanley, were threatened in their own home by an intruder carrying a knife

Elderly couple threatened with knife during robbery at their home

Durham Police Chief Constable Mike Barton says tackling troubled families is necessary to end the 'generational inevitability of crime'. Picture: ANDY LAMB

Tackle troubled families to stop 'generational inevitability of crime' - Durham Police Chief Constable Mike Barton

Labour MPs to be given a free vote on Syrian airstrikes

Labour MPs to be given a free vote on Syrian airstrikes

Durham Police at the scene of the fatal crash on the A692. Picture: JOHN HINDS

Man who died in Consett crash named

Car damaged when high winds ripped off part of gable end of a first-floor flat Picture: GAVIN ENGELBRECHT

Car damaged when gable end of flat in Ushaw Moor is ripped off in high winds

Ali Brownlee with Boro boss Aitor Karaka

Fans plan to light up Riverside to support BBC commentator Ali Brownlee after cancer diagnosis

Lane two (Of two) was closed after a car struck the central reservation but a block is currently in place to remove the vehicle from the carriageway.  PIC: Durham RPU.

Lane reopens after accident on A1 between junction 59 Aycliffe and junction 60 Bradbury

Staff from the Golden Fish Inn at Delves Lane who found themselves inundated with orders after the gas went off for a week in the village. Pictured are Katie White, Vinny Sandhu and Ricky Singh. Picture: TOM BANKS (47743583)

Fish and chips kept village going during gas cut

Durham Police at the scene of the fatal crash on the A692. Picture: JOHN HINDS

Gateshead passenger dies after Peugeot hits lamp post near Consett

Teaching assistants face pay cuts of up to £5,000 a year

'Imagine getting this news at this time of year' - Durham TAs fight £5k pay cut

HERO: Colour Sergeant Robert 'Bobby' Bogan and his medals, which include the British Empire Medal

Daughter of Howden-le-Wear war hero sets up appeal to help homeless veterans in his honour

NEW CHAPTER: The former Darlington Arts Centre is set to come alive with activity once more as work begins on its conversion into apartments. Picture: Stuart Boulton

Darlington Arts Centre sale to be finalised this week ahead of flats conversion

The A19 has been closed after two coaches travelling towards York collided. Pic N Yorkshire Police

A19 reopens after two coaches crash near Thirsk

HEYDAY: The restored 4-6-2 Pacific 4472 Flying Scotsman preparing to leave Paddington Station in London

Flying Scotsman tops global poll of most famous trains - as York's National Railway Museum prepares for its return

300 rounds of 5.56mm ammunition found at South Gare, Redcar

300 rounds of 5.56mm ammunition found at South Gare, Redcar

VIEWS: Councillor Michael Mordey, Sunderland City Council portfolio holder for city services, urging people to respond to consultation before deadline on Sunday.

Deadline looming for views to be given on changes at danger junction

Cllr Billy Wells resigned from the Redcar and Cleveland Borough Council labour group after growing frustrated with party politics.

Resignation row over future of former Labour councillor

Laura Wright leaving Sunderland Magistrates Court. Picture courtesy of the Sunderland Echo.

Woman given electronic tag for causing death of young teacher in motorbike crash

A Santa on a motorbike charity event in aid of Bishop Auckland Butterwick Hospice, drove from Wolviston village to Auckland Castle on Sunday, November 29. Pictured: Peter Graham (front) with Wayne and Caroline Nelson on Peter's 1800cc Rowaco tricycle.

Santas on motorbikes raise money for hospice

Sir Bobby Robson with former player Paul Gascoigne, who supported the online auction

Online auction raises almost £170,000 in memory of Sir Bobby

The three apartment blocks would sit on land that was flooded by the River Skerne in 2012.

Darlington homeowners hit out at floodplain development


The Venerable Christine Hardman consecrated as the Bishop of Newcastle

SHARKS: An initial small loan can grow to become a huge amount in the unregulated world of loan sharks

Darlington Council backs campaign highlighting loan shark danger

Tributes paid to Ferryhill man who was Sedgefield's youngest mayor who has died at 52

Cockton Hill Primary School pupil, Lilly Robson was given a trip around Bishop FM as part of her prize for winning an anti-bullying poster competition.

Anti-bullying poster winner gets trip round radio station

APPEAL: Mobility firm calls for donated Christmas presents for the elderly

Drive for Christmas presents for the elderly

Durham County Council (47907814)

CCTV camera captures flytippers in east Durham

WINNERS: Spice Island manager, Zak Ahmed (centre) with staff and customers after being named Best Indian Restaurant in the North-East at the Bangladesh Caterers Association UK awards

Barnard Castle business named North-East's Best Indian Restaurant

Mazda driver ran away after Hartlepool crash

Mazda driver ran away after Hartlepool crash

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