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

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


Jump in road deaths despite downward North Yorkshire trend

JAILED: Michael Joseph Watson, pictured after his arrest for stabbing in June, jailed today for two years at Durham Crown Court.

Man jailed for two years for stabbing incident after row in Newton Aycliffe

Farmer Ross Hutchinson was charged with sheep theft by Durham Police over a year ago and his arrest appeared on TV Show Countryside 999. Last week, and £15,000 in his legal costs later, his case was thrown out of Durham Crown Court when the prosecution o

Farmer cleared of sheep rustling as DNA evidence proves they were his own livestock

RUBBISH: The largest of the fly tip cases recently heard was this site at Faverdale black path

Fly tippers who blight Darlington are fined in court

PRIDE: Rishi Sunak is pictured with prizewinners and head teacher Sharon Keelan-Beardsley, first left, and Dr Jim Whiston, chair of governors, second left.

School celebrates a year of excellence at prize giving night

Durham City Centre Neighbourhood Planning Forum's public meeting at Durham Town Hall in the summer

Ros Ward to guide Durham Neighbourhood Plan project

Tom Hutchinson has launched his new book, entitled Bishop Auckland, Past and Present at Bishop Auckland library on November 26.

Bishop Auckland past and present photo book launched at town library

Chance to buy cheap homes

COLD: Christmas can be a difficult time for the homeless

Students put their skills into practice to help Darlington's homeless have a merrier Christmas

Standing L-R Tom Brown (Director) Iris Hillery (Inspector Goring), Allan Jones (William Gillette), Lawrence Chandler (Felix Geisel). Seated L-R Veronica Lowery (Martha Gillette), Josephine Longstaff (Daria Chase), Maria Lowcock (Aggie Wheeler), Michelle H

Teesdale drama club success

Let there be light! Residents given chance to win panto tickets in Christmas lights competition

Bishop Auckland Virgin Money manager, Louise Day with John Wiseman from Woodhouse Close Church.

Bank collects food for Bishop Auckland hardship project

Members of St John's School and Sixth Form College community have donated gifts for needy children in Romania

Bishop Auckland school sends shoeboxes to Romania

Rydal Academy received their awards at a ceremony in Leeds last week (November 22)

Darlington school cycles to success in national awards scheme

Pictured at the site are (L to R):- Nick Todd of Clugston Construction, Heather Parry of the Yorkshire Agricultural Society and Adrian Taylor, Director at architects P+HS.

The future is taking shape at the Great Yorkshire Showground

App developer Chris Barker uses the Artcasting app at The Bowes Museum in Barnard Castle Picture by Stuart Boulton

Bowes Museum trials new app designed to change the way visitors view art

Major fire at large building in Seaham

Major fire at large building in Seaham

A lorry on its side during high winds in Newcastle last year

Severe weather alert issued due to forecast of high winds

Medomsley Detention Centre, near Consett

Medomsley Detention Centre to be investigated as part of independent inquiry into child abuse

It is understood the crash occurred in Throston Grange Lane in the early hours of the morning. PIC: Cleveland & Durham RPU.

'At 3.30am some **** drove at great speed down Throston Grange Lane and hit the traffic island'

Part of A1 to be closed this weeked as bridge is knocked down

Part of A1 to be closed this weekend as bridge is knocked down

He's a celebrity - Duncan Bannatyne

I'm a Celebrity Bannatyne watch: Purple - sorry Duncan - survives first elimination

BBC'S "Voice Of The Boro" Ali Brownlee has today revealed that he is battling bowel cancer.

BBC Tees' 'voice of the Boro' Ali Brownlee thanks supporters after revealing bowel cancer fight

Northern Powerhouse minister James Wharton visits Future Technology Centre in Sunderland to discuss the Enterprise Zone. Picture: TOM BANKS (47751782)

Job losses 'tragic' but North-East economy remains strong - Northern Powerhouse minister James Wharton

Oliver Graham

County Durham mountain biker named charity community champion

Teesside Crown Court

Fraudster who forged letters after becoming obsessed with neighbourhood planning dispute is spared jail

An e-fit of the man police wish to speak to.

Appeal after sex assault on train

Helen Goodman MP speaks at a rally against closures at Bishop Auckland General Hospital in the town's Market Place in 2008

Bishop Auckland MP submits hospital petitions after campaign

Man arrested in Middlesbrough over alleged Tesco Black Friday cyber attack

Man arrested in Middlesbrough over alleged Tesco Black Friday cyber attack

Police investigating burglaries in the Bishop Auckland area hope to speak to this man, Kenneth McGregor

Police seek suspect Kenneth McGregor after spate of house break-ins in Bishop Auckland

Sales manager took money from firm, customers and bororwed from friends. Photo: Chris Radburn/PA Wire

Debt-ridden sales manager walks free from court after stealing £17k from work


Have you been sold one of 30 LG TVs stolen from a lorry near Redcar this morning?

Eric Marshall at his house Sunnyside in Bagby near Thirsk in 2011.

Enter our Ho Ho Homes competition and spread a bit of Christmas cheer in your street

Dez and Lesley Tinkler with their daughter Annalise

Parents thank community for funds raised for headstone to remember their three daughters

Artists impression of the planed development.

Changes planned for controversial Scotch Corner project as public inquiry looms

Mercedes Formula One chief to visit North-East

Mercedes Formula One chief to visit North-East

The damage to the metal fence and wall of the property on North Road, Darlington

Car crashes through boundary wall of Darlington house

Black Friday shoppers start early at Game in Eldon Square, Newcastle tonight Picture: North News

Stores avoid last year's Black Friday chaos - even taking time to feed queueing public warm mince pies

One of the submachine guns discovered during searches in South Yorkshire

Two submachine guns found by police investigating Gipsy feud

JAILED: One year prison sentence and thirty-month driving ban for motor technician Jason Johnston, arising from police chase.

Car used to flee pursuing police vehicles scrapped by defendant later that day

JAILED: Carer Lydia Chamberlain given two-year sentence after conviction following trial at Durham Crown Court for stealing from 84-year-old client on home visits.

Carer jailed for two years for stealing from Alzheimer's suffering client

A selfie with Katie Coleman at Darlington's Christmas lights switch on. Picture by Stuart Boulton. (47637936)

Darlington lit up with festive cheer for Christmas lights switch on

Rent a cop Francis Jones, whose Darlington security company is the focus of a BBC3 series

'God gave me a pair of balls when I was born' - Francis Jones' best quotes from Rent a Cop episode five

Louise Graham with a patchwork protest contributed to by hundreds of climate campaigners

Terrorism no deterrent to Darlington climate campaigner taking patchwork protest to Paris

CONTROVERSY: The Cairngorm reindeer parade kicks off Christmas for Darlington shoppers last year

Festive parades criticised by animal rights campaigners in Darlington

TRIAL: Date agreed for trial of one of alleged burglars at Bishop Auckland Railway Station, last August. The trial of Jonathon Mackenzie will start at Durham Crown Court on January 11.

Trial date set for one of co-accused in burglary bid at Bishop Auckland Railway Station.

Mitchell Tinkler

Family hold music quiz to fundraise for their seriously ill six-year-old son

Police issue safety advice to tackle break-ins in run-up to Christmas

More than 500 homes at risk of burglary in 'dark nights' patrols


£4m over five years to improve business conditions

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