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Sirius shareholders, husband and wife David and Sue Stephens

Parties for and against North York Moors potash plans make their case at decisive planning meeting

MURDER: Jenny Nicholl disappeared from the family home in Richmond, North Yorkshire, June 30, 2005

Parents still seek truth ten years after daughter Jenny Nicholl's murder

MEMORIAL: An act of remembrance on the beach in Sousse, the scene of the bloody massacre on Friday

Stockton-born former footballer among Tunisia victims

BRAVE: Travis Ryan

Brave four-year-old Travis chases female burglar through Middlesbrough streets after she stole his TV 'for repairs'

REGRET: Retired North Yorkshire Police Assistant Chief Constable Sue Cross, who was the senior investigating officer who oversaw the murder investigation, said regrets that the team was not able to find Jenny

'Jenny Nicholl case won't close until teenager found' say police

LOOSE: The suspected water cobra on the loose

Householder finds water cobra loose in living room

KILLER: David Hodgson

Jenny's killer David Hodgson tried in vain to cover tracks

FOR SALE: St Clare's Abbey, on Carmel North Road, Darlington

Historic Darlington abbey up for sale for £1.5 million

FATAL CRASH: A 62-year-old man from the Castleford area, was pronounced dead at the scene

Man dies after crashing into ditch off A19

TEST: A drilling rig examining the quality of polyhalite under theNorth York Moors National Park

Everything resting on potash decision-makers

SMELL OF SUCCESS: Crook florist Lindsey Robson has been chosen to represent a Great Britain team in the first Women's European Championships for American Football. Picture: CHRIS BOOTH

Crook florist will represent Team GB at American Football European Championship

DRESS: College friends Nikitta Strongman and Gemma Porter have set up an online women’s fashion business called The Dolls House. They offer a unique ‘dress exchange’ service which allows customers to buy a dress, wear it and return it picture: SARAH

College friends with a passion for fashion set up online retail business

CRITIC: Ian Robinson of Ian Robinson Pictures

Middlesbrough man goes viral after accusing 50 Shades author of hating women - and the English language

COASTING: Education Secretary Nicky Morgan who has warned 'coasting' schools to up their game.

'Coasting' schools set to fall under the government's spotlight

HIGH FLYER: Graeme McGregor-Smith

High flyer Graeme working with the Red Arrows

Village show this weekend

AWARDS: Charity to honour those who work to help offenders avoid returning to the region's prisons

Charity awards to honour those who work to cut offending

PERFORMANCE: School children from across Teesside learn and perform body percussion piece ‘Connect It’ as part of the BBC’s Ten Pieces project at Centre Square, Middlesbrough picture: SARAH CALDECOTT

Hundreds of children perform "body percussion"

PRESTIGIOUS: Presentation of the annual Pendlebury Award by the North Pennines AONB Partnership at the Bowlees Centre, Bowlees. Winner Ian Forbes MBE, chair of Friends of the North Pennines group with the trophy. Picture: CHRIS BOOTH

North Pennines AONB Partnership announces winner of the Pendlebury Award 2015

NEWCASTLE AIRPORT FLIGHT CANCELLATIONS AND DELAYS FOLLOWING TERROR ALERT....PICTURED.......................Newcastle International Airport.... (30581304)

Treasury rules out axing air passenger duty

OPEN DAY: Firefighters demonstrate how they deal with car crashes

Thousands enjoy emergency services open day in Darlington

FUNDRAISER: Volunteers Graham Moor (left) and Jerry Trowbridge from Northumbria Blood Bikes during a fundraiser at the Arnison Centre in Durham. Picture: DAVID WOOD.

£25k boost for blood bikes

BURGLARY: A BMW Z4 similar to one that was stolen.

High performance car and jewellery stolen during burglaries

DELAY: York Art Gallery.

Contaminated soil delays art gallery project

Bridge closure after problems detected

VILLAGE DISPLAY: An entry in last year's Appleton Wiske Scarecrow Festival

Crowds expected at fundraising scarecrow festival

VISITOR ATTRACTIONS: Kilburn village and the nearby White Horse

Renewable energy scheme dismissed after noise and smell complaints

SCHEME: Theresa May

Police call on public to get involved in stop and search

CLOSURES: Newport Bridge progress pictures ongoing work.

Warning over overnight bridge closures

HERITAGE: Durham's new World Heritage Site co-ordinator Jane Gibson. Picture: CHRIS BOOTH

Ex-student Jane returns as heritage head

DEBATE: The Neighbourhood Plan debate at Durham Town Hall

Huge turnout for Durham debate

PLAYERS: From left, Green Theatre's Harry Gilbert, Tim Buckley, Alison Ivanec, Jim Boylan, Samantha Bradshaw and Barry I’Anson

Outdoor theatre set for park return

Cardinal Hume Catholic School has seen 43 per cent of its students have their applications to the prestigious group of universities accepted this year subject to A Level grades, the highest proportion in the school’s history.

Record number of Cardinal Hume Catholic School pupils get top university offers

VOLUNTEER: The EDF Energy Helping Hands team from Doxford International Business Park attended the Clarke Lister Feel Good Centre to carry out special gardening work and ground improvements picture: SARAH CALDECOTT

Volunteers lend helping hand to charity

Council seeks opinions on health and wellbeing strategy

Anglers ready to reel in visitors at club open day

Pupils will help to landscape the gardens of Queens Meadow Care Home, in Hartlepool.

Pupils ask for support with care home project

WINNER: 12-year-old Tyler Jakes from Spennymoor Boxing Club has won a national boxing championship picture: SARAH CALDECOTT

Spennymoor boxer wins national championship

GOLF: John Howarth is the first scratch player to play off Crook Golf Club

Scratch player says no to going pro

BURGLED: Lisa Robinson, 49, who has 'Sweet Nothing's' babywear shop Normanby Road, South Bank. She opened her business last Monday and was broken into Wednesday night.

Plea to recover stolen stock

AWARDS: Police and Crime Commissioner for Cleveland Barry Coppinger.

Local heroes sought for community safety award

MEMORIAL: Former Barnard Castle Mayor, John Blissett, laying a wreath at the Teesdale Aviation Day service at The RAF memorial, in the grounds at Deerbolt YOI, in 2014 PICTURE: SARAH CALDECOTT

Airmen killed in Teesdale to be remembered with Aviation Day service in Barnard Castle

ADVCE: Durham County Council's consumer protection experts to offer advice to beat scammers

Experts to offer advice to beat scams

FINAL: (l-r) Hermitage team members Sarah Taylor, teacher Caroline West, Michaela Crawley, Thomas Goulding and Ryan Bell

Teenagers finish third in prestigious national debating competition

ARMY VETERANS: Jimmy Willis and daughter Caroline, both Army veterans, on parade in Redcar on Saturday.

Blue skies and sunshine for veterans

CAREERS:Heather Langton, student recruitment ,York St John University, left;Northallerton School and Sixth Form College student Emma Bailey, 15, of East Harlsey

Careers and further education advice on offer

Project-U: L-R, back row, Scott McCullough, 18,,Kieran Alexander, 17, Bethany Morris, 17, John Qoroya, 15, Monica Graginsky, 16, front row, Capt Francis O’Connor, Michael Bishop, 16, Liam Banks, 15, Nathan McCormack, 15, Callum Marshall, 17, Cian Walker

Students say special course helps transform lives.

SHINE: Young entrepreneurs Georgie McIlroy, left, and Imogen Stout, with their LED stargazing guide Star Struck during a school visit to engineering firm PDM (North East) Ltd in Bishop Middleham

Enterprising schoolgirls reach for the stars

ACCUSED: Defendant in alleged stabbing case appears via video link from prison to Durham Crown Court

Stabbing accused case adjourned for fortnight

Greg Clark

Minister believes North-East authorities will accept more powerful mayors

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