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One police car suffered minor damage in the incident in Darlington. Photo: Cleveland and Durham Road Policing Unit.

Drunk man arrested after police chase stolen vehicle through Darlington

Rob Mazur, Kieran Maxwell, Bob Simpson

Get Kieran to the Paralympics: Support workers begin fundraising for inspirational Darlington teen

Peter Cuthbertson, Conservative candidate for the PCC role in County Durham and Darlington

Nando's petition: PCC candidate Peter Cuthbertson backs halal campaigners

Darren and Daniel, with a framed photo of Shelley, present a cheque for £10,000 to St Teresa's Hospice director Jane Bradshaw and Ian Saye, of Walter Thompson, responsible for constructing the new unit

Darlington family’s gift in memory of mum

The Northern Echo's Love Your Pet competition was devised by the paper's photographic co-ordinator Sarah Caldecott.

Winner of The Northern Echo's Love Your Pet competition revealed

Marathon Man Tony Allen gets a cup of tea from fundraising manager Catrina Flynn after raising £10,000 for St. Benedict's Hospice in Sunderland. Picture by Stuart Boulton.

Marathon man raises £10,000 with support of The Corrs and Paula Radcliffe

Tanya Webster

Darlington mums aim to save vital children's services

Durham Constabulary still want information about brutal 1987 rape in Darlington after a suspect was killed by a train

Darlington man arrested in connection with historic rape was killed by a train; family protests his innocence and police say case is still open

Debbie Purdy, who lost her severely disabled granddaughter Erin recently. To comfort her parents, she turned her favourite clothes into teddy bears – she’s now offering to do the same for other grieving families. Debbie is pictured with Barbara Reay o

Erin's Memory Bears: How one Darlington grandmother turned grief into a gift for bereaved families

Opponents of plans for 400 homes in Middleton St George gather outside Darlington Town Hall

Contentious Middleton St George planning meeting to be held this week, hundreds expected to attend

An artist’s impression of the Feethams, Darlington

Make Darlington's Nando's halal: Campaigners launch petition

Darlington Town Hall. Picture by Stuart Boulton

Freeze councillor's allowances and move the town hall, not the library - message from anti-cuts campaigners in Darlington

Mr Darcy was implanted with a chip which said he belonged to a different family

Darlington couple told dog not theirs

PROTEST: Unison protest in reaction to budget cuts outside the Dolphin Centre pictured Saahib Singh 8 picture: SARAH CALDECOTT.

Political opponents vow to unite to 'save our market town'

Darlington Mowden Park players joined forces with brain injury charity Headway to ride specially-adapted bikes

Darlington rugby players show team spirit for brain injury victims

Middlesbrough-born long jumper Chris Tomlinson talking to schoolchildren at the GO Run For Fun event in Darlington. Picture: STUART BOULTON.

Olympian joins children's fun run in Darlington to 'inspire a generation'

BUSY: Darlington Memorial Hospital

Don't blame sick for clogged hospitals

Dennis Coates, chairman of the NALC award panel, presents the award to Jean Peacock, chairwoman of Hurworth Parish Council

Rare award for Hurworth parish council

LAW: Newton Aycliffe Magistrates' Court

Meat thief pays for his crimes

An ambulance was called for Mike Coleman at 4.50pm but did not arrive at the ground until 6.56pm.

Football player left in "unbearable pain" for two hours until ambulance arrived

RE-LISTED: Durham Crown Court trial of former Archdeacon of Auckland, George Granville Gibson, put back until later in year.

Former archdeacon's trial for alleged indecency with two boys, put back until later this year

Lover boy Charlie is looking for that special someone to take him home

Lonesome Lab looking for love

Darlington MP Jenny Chapman.

The North-East will never forgive Government over funding cuts, MP tells Parliament

LAW: Newton Aycliffe Magistrates' Court

HGV driver was three times over the drink drive limit, court hears

LAW: Newton Aycliffe Magistrates' Court

Windows smashed in frustration by Shildon man owed money

A migrant girl tries to warm herself as she disembarks a boat at Lesbos Island, Greece, Monday, Jan. 25, 2016.  More than 850,000 people, most fleeing conflict in Syria and Afghanistan, entered Greece by sea in 2015, according to the UNHCR, and already in

'We're trying to help the helpless' - Refugee aid event set to take place in Darlington

APOLOGY: Councillor Heather Scott

Heather Scott issues apology over Darlington council top-earners gaffe

GREEN MILE: Phil Haymer, events officer for Darlington Borough Council and Marie Steward, from Sainsburys

People of Darlington to walk and run themselves proud for Sport Relief

Andrea Abbott on the site of the new development with the railway shed in the background

Developer vows to retain railway heritage on 73-home development

LAW: Newton Aycliffe Magistrates' Court

Double vodka led to court appearance for Darlington driver

Litter collecting in a Darlington back lane. This image is for illustration purposes only and is not connected to any of the cases referred to in this story

Fines dished out to Darlington litter louts

CORNFLOUR: George Morrison, 6,  pictured with his mum Sam, has a very rare disease and needs regular doses of cornflour to survive. Picture: SARAH CALDECOTT

Little boy needs cornflour to survive - but pharmacists won't dispense it

CORNFLOUR: 6 year old George Morrison has a very rare disease and needs regular doses of cornflour to survive.picture: SARAH CALDECOTT.

Help us fund a cure for little George - fundraising efforts from family of the Darlington boy who needs cornflour to survive

FLASH BACK: Kieran Maxwell chats to Prince Harry at the 2015 WellChild Awards in London, watched by mother Nicola.

Inspirational Kieran acts as ambassador for prestigious national awards

EVENT: The Skylive Airshow is to take to the skies over Durham Tees Valley Airport in May, 2016

Revised airshow at Durham Tees Valley Airport this May will be 'bigger and better' than originally planned

Darlington council leader Bill Dixon accused the Government of finding "magic money" for southern councils

Government criticised for finding "magic money" for southern councils while Darlington gets even less cash

TV: Could you be the next star of the popular Channel 4 series?

Darlington residents sought to star in hit television show

VAN: The Britain Stronger in Europe campaign came to Darlington today to spread its pro-Europe message picture: SARAH CALDECOTT.

Pro-EU campaign drives into Darlington

Left to right: Caroline Osbeldiston, Mandi Allen, Josie Edmead, Kerri Muirhead, Caitlin Brydon, Lauri Cox and Chloe Wood receive their foundation degrees in journalism certificates.

Graduation ceremony celebrates North-East academic achievements

Rockliffe Hall Hotel offers "superb" access to disabled travellers

Rockliffe Hall caters to disabled travellers

A special cabinet meeting will be held at Darlington's Dolphin Centre tomorrow. Picture by Stuart Boulton.

Darlington cuts to be discussed at special cabinet meeting tomorrow

The tyres dumped at Broken Scar picnic area. Picture: PETER GIROUX

Tyres dumped at Darlington picnic area

The popular White Horse pub, on Burtree Lane, in Darlington, reopened its doors recently following an interior and exterior refurbishment.

Refurbished pub adds charitable option to the menu

Polam Hall student Charlotte Crowther, pictured, during the taster event. Picture: DANIEL ALLON

Students weigh up training for a career in journalism in Darlington

Girls took part in a six-week boxing course at Hummersknott School (55531707)

Darlington boxing course hailed a success

An artist's impression of the Prince of Wales engine

Cab trial fitted to Darlington-built steam locomotive Prince of Wales

Youngsters concerned about contraceptive services in Darlington

Youngsters worried about sexual health cuts and changes in Darlington

WELL-BEING: Liz Holmes is the UK’s global ambassador for Global Wellness Day, which is marked in over 70 countries.

Spa specialist from Darlington to promote the country's health and well-being industry

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