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SCREEN ICON; Mark Gatiss with a Dalek

Actor Mark Gatiss returns to his roots to raise money for police memorial

MART: Efforts are ongoing to move Darlington Auction Market to a site on the outskirts of town

Changes to legal agreement for housing development that will pave the way for cattle market move

OPEN: Reception class children from Ingleton Primary School celebrate their new early years learning centre named The Hive. Picture: CHRIS BOOTH

Ingleton pupils buzzing after opening new outdoor classroom

FRIENDS: New Pathways Together founder Dorothy Bowman (left) with Alzheimer's Society volunteer Andrew Everett (front) and members of the group

Sing-a-long success at Newton Aycliffe dementia group

CARING: Two year old cancer victim Daniel Rainbow visits Westerleigh Care Home, Stanley, after they raised £2k for his family. Picture: TOM BANKS. (40181944)

Money raised to help little Daniel

INCIDENT SCENE: Huntsman Drive. Picture: Google Street View

Fire crews tackle huge blaze at recycling centre

ALL SET: Richard Flanders, Joleen Wilson and Cole Wilson supporting South Africa at St James' Picture: Gavin Havery

Rugby fans take over St James' Park in Newcastle as World Cup comes to North-East

DAMAGE: The damage to the pram after it was hit by a taxi

Boro Taxis driver suspended after newborn's pram hit by car

The fire at Ruddymoor, near Crook, County Durham.PIC: Wise Move Media.

Firefighters battle large barn fire near Crook

Duncan Robinson and Jonathon Thirlwall were given suspended sentences at Durham Crown Court

Suspended sentence for two friends who broke the jaw of a man in a Durham pub fight

TROPHY WINNER: Peter Fahey, owner of Return of the Mak, receives his trophy from Redcar MP Anna Turley Picture: Sarah Caldecott

Redcar racecourse backs Teesside's steelworkers

Tributes paid following death of former Labour chancellor Dennis Healey

Tributes paid following death of former Labour chancellor Denis Healey

ASDA EVACUATED: The Asda supermarket, in Bishop Auckland, which was evacuated today. It has now reopened.

Shoppers evacuated from Asda in Bishop Auckland

Horses on the line hits rail services between Durham and Darlington

Horses on the line hits rail services between Durham and Darlington

MISSING MEDALS: Donald Nicholson

Appeal to reunite North-East Bomber Command veteran, 93, with medals left at service station

WANTED MAN: Adam Ripley

Police try to track down violent man, Adam Ripley, who is wanted by prison authorities

INCIDENT SCENE: Fordmoss Walk in West Denton

Death of woman, 57, no longer treated as suspicious - man, 35, released

SENTENCE: Teesside Crown Court

Man stabbed party goer in the buttock with a machete after complaining music was too loud, court hears

Burglars attack shops, clubs and homes across Redcar over the course of a week

GHASTLY GHOULS: Staff and volunteers at the Trinity Holistic Centre. Ray Walker Susan Watson, Chris Grange, Angie McReynolds, Ellen Hennessy, Robin Sunley, Kathryn Almond and Ray Wheatley

Ghastly ghouls want volunteers to take part in a 'perilous pier' walk for charity

ACCIDENT: Man taken to hospital with serious injuries after car leaves the road. Picture: Durham Road Policing Unit  (40551724)

Appeal for witnesses to accident on A19

PILGRIMAGE: David Graham reaches Durham Cathedral on a charity bike ride around the Anglican cathedrals of England. Picture: CHRIS BOOTH.

Cyclist closes in on cathedral charity challenge

MISSING: Shanice Romanienko

Police in Newcastle appeal to find missing Shanice Romanienko, 17

GOODBYE: Lieutenant Colonel Andy Black

Commander's farewell

PARK LIFE: Askham Bryan College is renovating the historic Central Lodge within Stewart Park. Pictured is local councillor Tom Mawston (centre) , who is chair of the Friends of Stewart Park and his grandson Daniel. PICTURE: Doug Moody

Agricultural college to set up home in a much-loved Teesside park in a £3m scheme

ARRESTS: The two teenagers were found on The Black Path, in Stockton, with serious head injuries. Picture: Google Street View

Third arrest on suspicion of attempted murder following footpath incident


Drug-crazed 6ft 8ins rapist jailed for 16 years

SSI place Redcar steelworks into liquidation

SSI puts Redcar steelworks into liquidation

VICTIM: Lauren Potter

'I thought I was going to die – crash left my life in ruins'

The scene of the crash

Car overturns at Darlington roundabout after driver dazzled by low sun

WARNING: Left, Councillor Sue Jeffrey, leader of Redcar and Cleveland Borough Council. Right, Middlesbrough MP Andy McDonald

Council leader's warning over SSI UK's £10.7m of unpaid business rates

COLLISION: Two motorcyclists from East Yorkshire have died in a collision between Malton and Amotherby in North Yorkshire

Two motorcyclists die in North Yorkshire collision

PLANS: The former Black and Decker factory at Spennymoor. Picture: TOM BANKS. (40584307)

Black & Decker: End of era for Spennymoor as demolition plan comes forward

A1(M) slip road north of Darlington closed by accident

A1(M) slip road north of Darlington closed by accident

Mary Butterwick founded the Butterwick Hospice in 1984

Hospice founder Mary Butterwick will be laid to rest at Stockton service

HATS OFF: Phil Graham of Park View Terrace, New Coundon with a hat he didn't order and which the seller refuses to exchange  Picture: CHRIS BOOTH

Company which delivered wrong hat to musician refuses refund and claims "the one we sent you is much cooler"

TWENTY LIMITS: Durham County Council is introducing part-time 20mph limits outside 33 schools

20mph limit to be introduced outside 33 County Durham schools

Adam Johnson, centre, leaves Bradford Crown Court after the pre-trial review

Sunderland footballer Adam Johnson appears in court for hearing ahead of child sex and grooming trial

ministers have put together an £80m fund to help workers retrain and start their own businesses.

MPs welcome £80m steel fund but turn anger on SSI

Two suspected burglars are in custody after crashing a stolen car in Darlington.

Two arrested after police chase stolen car

ARREST: A County Durham motorist has been arrested on suspicion of drink driving after swerving and crashing while being followed by police. PHOTO AND VIDEO: Durham Police RPU.

Watch alleged drunk driver swerving and crashing last night

SSI president Win Viriyaprapaikit

Power struggle for future of Teesside steel as Thai banks step in

EARNINGS: David Soulsby, pictured in 2004

Fraudster couple who made £100,000 will pay back just £5 each

COUPLE: Fay Louise Purdham and her partner Christopher Dodd

Transgender beauty queen launches bid to become parent after sex change

CRASH: Two cars involved in an collision on the A167 near Pity Me. Picture: TOM BANKS

Emergency surgery for four-year-old boy in A167 smash

CONCERN: Chris Ball's autistic son, Zaine from Bishop Auckland is pictured in August with Marnie, a spaniel who belongs to a family friend  Picture: SARAH CALDECOTT

Families with autistic children raise concerns about service dog company

FEAST: A member of the Houghton Pipe Band performs at the Houghton Feast in Houghton-le-Spring. Picture: STUART BOULTON.. (40593328)

Evening of music, dance and light opens traditional Houghton Feast

WORRIES: MP Andy McDonald has warned of the environmental impact if SSI's Redcar site is allowed to fall into disrepair		Picture: CHRIS BOOTH

Environmental risk warning if SSI site is not maintained, says MP

SSI: Redcar High Street. Picture: STUART BOULTON

Anger and dismay as time is called on Redcar's steelworks

SHUT DOWN: Redcar Steel plant on the day that SSI put it into liquidation. Brian Dennis, production supervisor on the continuous casting plant outside the gates of the plant. Picture: CHRIS BOOTH. (40567979)

Workers keep stoking the fires despite fears they won't be paid


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