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Darlington

SACKED: Workers allege they were sacked after reporting sexual harassment at the Student Loans Company's Darlington offices

Second woman alleges she was sacked after reporting sexual harassment at Darlington SLC offices

CLASSIC:  Josie Allerston, Laura Morris, Lucy Scorer and Julie Scorer with classic cars at Middleton Lodge, ahead of the Croft Nostalgia Festival. Picture: TOM BANKS   (33439330)

Indulge in a touch of nostalgia at Croft this summer

AWARDS: Principal of Carmel College, Darlington, Maura Regan with World Cup winning England rugby captain Katy Mclean

Rugby World Cup winner pays tribute to sports stars of the future

WINNER: Nicholas Holmes (centre) with John Moroney, Goldwell global Vice President and Creative Director and Irene Meikle, Goldwell's head of education

Global competition in Vegas beckons for Darlington hairdresser

Deepdale House, in Darlington, where the blaze took place

Man in hospital with burns after Darlington flat fire rescue

BLUES: Blues in the Park at North Lodge Park, Darlington Picture: SARAH CALDECOTT

Event kicks off Darlington's annual Blues in the Park season

PARK: The Gerald Lee Pocket Park will celebrate its first anniversary this week.  Pictured:  Local resident Amanda Llewellyn with the volunteers as work began

'Britain's Smallest Park' to celebrate first anniversary with a tea party in the park

GREAT TEAM: Saints after winning The Cleveland Cup in 1889. The following year they won The Northern League in the inaugural season

Forgotten team of North-East football aims to score victory over 'Sunderland' - 128 years on

CELEBRATION: Staff and students at Marchbank Free School

Free school wins high praise in first Ofsted inspection

Congestion on A1 after five-vehicle smash

Congestion on A1 after five-vehicle crash

CONTEST: Women’s seven-a-side football tournament at Eastbourne Sports Complex, in Darlington. St Cuthberts Amazon take on Chester-le-Street. Picture: SARAH CALDECOTT

No cards shown during women's football tournament

WINNERS: Education Village Academy Trust student of the year award winners

Students honoured at end of year awards

FESTIVAL: Music on West Park Hill

Rock n roll in the park

The Great North Air Ambulance was called to the scene

Darlington man airlfted to hospital after fall from Husky sled

PUP AND AWAY: Ems in action. Picture: KIM GILLESPIE

Sheepdog Ems proves, once again, that dogs really are a man's best friend

CHARITY CHALLENGE: An It's a Knockout event at Blackwell Meadows, Darlington, in aid of St Teresa's Hospice based in the town Picture: CHRIS BOOTH

Hundreds take part in knockout fundraiser

FUNDRAISERS: From left to right, Phillip Whitehead, David Thwaites and Andrew Rowley

Darlington friends set themselves a mountain to climb

SPECIAL VISIT: Giving 18-month-old Collie, Bruce, a stroke are supporter relations officer at the trust Becky McKeown, Phil Wilson MP, Dogs Trust campaign manager for the north of England, Denise Kelly, and centre manager Sue Embleton Picture: CHRIS BOOTH

MP Phil Wilson visits Dogs Trust Darlington

CHARITY: Duncan Bannatyne on a visit to Mexico with Operation Smile

Duncan Bannatyne to host charity fundraising ball

REFUSED: Land at the back of Hill Garth, in Cockerton, Darlington, where planning permission has now been granted. Picture: CHRIS BOOTH

Third time lucky for Darlington development that attracted 'relentless objections' from residents

POPULAR: The Dolphin Centre pool is well used, but will be close for four months later this year – once the summer holidays are out of the way. Picture: SARAH CALDECOTT

Warning of disruption during Dolphin Centre work – but not until after the summer holidays

RAID: Examples of illegal cigarettes being sold in the UK

23,000 illegal cigarettes seized in Darlington raids

FEARS: Darlington MP Jenny Chapman has urged members of Darlington RFC to make a decision on a proposed groundshare with the Quakers.

Darlington MP fears rugby club getting "cold feet" over Quakers groundshare

REUNION:  Eileen Brown, Liz Smith, Pauline Myers and Kay Sandham. Picture: CHRIS BOOTH

Hundreds attend Darlington school reunion

APPEARANCE: Neville Baxter was spared jail after pleading guilty at Newton Aycliffe Magistrates' Court

Drug addict found gorging on stolen chocolate narrowly avoids jail

TALENTED: Dancers from the Seven Performance Company

Dedicated Darlington dancers aim to take DisneyLand by storm

CELEBRATION: Guvna B mixes with students at St Aidan’s Academy, in Darlington

Rapper Guvna B joins students in end of year celebration

FISH: Youngsters Finlay and Erin Reed – who helped Environment Agency officers stock the grayling at Clow Beck, and fisheries officer Paul Frear with the grayling.

Region's rivers replenished with grayling to boost natural population

CARING: Joe Kidd

Tributes to "gentle, caring and sensible" former train driver and union worker, Joe Kidd

SHOW TIME: Molly Cunningham, 18, and Amelia Hughes, 18, perform a number from the hit musical Wicked

Darlington students stage American spectacular

SPORTS DAY: Tees Valley Sport’s mascot Champ greets pupils at West Park Academy

School sports day captures the spirit of the games

GARDEN:Tony Rochester from Darlington won £500 for a garden makeover as part of Groundwork’s Project Downpour he is pictured with the lads who have transformed his garden Mike Dent, Paul Donnelly, Shawn Birch and Matthew Clark.  Picture: SARAH CALDECOT

£1,000 makeover transforms Darlington back yard

TRIBUTES: Vera Chapman with her husband, Ken

Author and local historian, Vera Chapman, dies aged 92

DANGER SPOT: The hole in a photo taken at the time of the incident by the family.

7ft fall - Toddler injured after plunging down manhole in Darlington park

EARLIER INCIDENT: A lorry struck the same bridge in 2013 causing delays on the East Coast Main Line

Road reopened after skip lorry became stuck under Darlington bridge

LUXURY: The Spa Gardens at Rockliffe Hall

Launch event to celebrate Rockliffe Hall's new Spa Garden development

AWARD: West Park in Darlington has won a Green Flag award for tidiness. With the flag are Darlington Borough Council parks and countryside development officer Rob George and park ranger Pippa Smaling. Picture: CHRISTOPHER BOOTH

Region's parks win national acclaim

BUCKET AND SPADE: The first day of the annual Darlington By The Sea attraction in the market place of the town.  Kian (3) and Isabella Hutton (11 months) in the sandpit. Picture: CHRIS BOOTH

Darlington Market Square is transformed into a seaside resort

Trainee vet nurse Tracy Frost and border collie Sally pictured with dog warden Andy Wood

Dog warden supports clinic's worm awareness initiative

NOT MOVING: Successful campaigners along with Jenny Chapman MP after a bus stop on Newton Lane in Darlington was returned to its original spot. Irene Parlour who led the campaign and Jenny Chapman MP exchange flowers. Picture: CHRIS BOOTH

Residents win 'a small but important victory' as council U-turns over bus stop removal

AMNESTY: Amnesty International set to establish Darlington chapter of organisation

Darlington people urged to play a role in abolishing human rights abuses worldwide

LANDSLIP: A section of the A67 at Carlbury underwent extensive work after a landslip was detected

Resurfacing of A67 diversion route is now complete

WINNERS: The team from St Gregory's Primary School, in Stockton, celebrate their win in the Carmel multi academy trust sports day

Sports day helps youngsters make transition to big school

SLEEPING ROUGH: Homeless people can face many barriers in their efforts to reintegrate into society

Make homelessness your business

RUN: Georgia Hadley, Megan Crozier, Craig Bell, George Edwards, Ellie Overton, Anya Lee-Deckard, Isaac Dickinson and Lancia Lee-Deckard publicise Darlington council's junior 3K run. Picture: STUART BOULTON

Youngsters gear up for junior road race

DEVELOPMENT: The brown shaded areas on the map show where housing could be built

Controversial development plans for Darlington parkland go on display

GUN THREAT: The Hoskins in Darlington. Picture: STUART BOULTON.

Man with 102 convictions walks free from court after pulling pistol on man in Darlington pub

Woman in court for giving drug to friend

Woman in court for giving drug to friend

SUMMING UP: Students from St Aidan’s Academy celebrate success, front to back, Aidan Sterling, Cieran Davies, Jack Saunders, Liam McLaren, Ben Friary, Matthew Plimmer

Young Darlington maths students ranked among the best in the country

MAJESTIC: Stage two of restoration work on an Art Deco theatre in Darlington begins. Picture: STUART BOULTON.

Iconic Darlington building to become theatre, bar and music venue

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