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Darlington

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

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

Darlington residents sought to star in hit television show

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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

SEARCH: Tracer is a free service

Looking for Ethel

Hayley McKay (55395701)

Coffee chain accolade for Darlington singer Hayley

Staff from St George’s Hall and Lodge raised £320 for the British Heart Foundation with a nine-mile walk

Nine-mile walk raises charity funds

GIFT TO TOWN: Darlington’s Crown Street Library opened in October 1885 after Edward Pease left £10,000 – £1m in today’s money – for a ‘library or other educational purpose’

Pease family's plea over planned closure of Darlington's Crown Street Library

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Paramedics treat woman suffering from fit on bus in Darlington town centre

Paramedics treat woman suffering from fit on bus in Darlington town centre

Woman knocked over on Victoria Road, Darlington

Woman knocked over on Victoria Road, Darlington

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RELEASE: Liam Robinson expected to be immediately released having spent six months behind bars since arrest.

Pair jailed for failed bid to bludgeon way into railway station office

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Staff at the Co-operative Funeralcare made a generous donation to the 700 Club recently. Pictured: Julie Paul and John Elliston from the 700 Club and Hayley Gilbert and Andrea Todd of the Co-operative Funeralcare

Funeral director gives generous donation to Darlington homeless charity

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CELEBRATIONS: Schools celebrate Chinese New Year in Darlington Town centre picture: SARAH CALDECOTT. (55256108)

Dragons and dancers celebrate Chinese New Year

Army Reservist Staff Sergeant Damian Jakstins, of 37 Signal Regiment, receives his Lord Lieutenant’s Certificate for Meritorious Services

Military instructors honoured

SHOW COLOURS: Members of Darlington Flower Club Picture: ANDY LAMB.

Historic flower club needs your support to bloom

The Big Little Gig welcomed guests as young as two weeks old to enjoy a traditional ceilidh band. Picture: Andy McDonald.

Generations of music lovers enjoy family-friendly gig

The Ven Nick Barker at Holy Trinity, Darlington. Picture by Keith Blundy

Year of events will celebrate historic Darlington church's renovation

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REMEMBER: Art and poetry from the Lest We Forget booklet

War poems written by schoolchildren to go on display at Durham Cathedral

STEPPING DOWN: Dave Mills (left) with Martin Jesper

Dave Mills to step down as director from Darlington FC

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Darlington for Culture committee chairman, John Dean, hopes the town's libraries will not be sacrificed to fund the Civic Theatre's restoration. Picture: David Wood.

'Don't sacrifice our libraries' - Darlington Arts group urges council rethink

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The Star Wars-themed fun day at B&Q Darlington was enjoyed by Sammy Bowron, 8, James Bowron, 8, and Adam Bowron, 8, who met Chewbacca. Picture: Sarah Caldecott.

Force awakens in DIY warehouse

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Marjorie Pearson with the offending chicken. Picture: NORTH NEWS

This isn't just disgusting, this is M&S disgusting: Darlington grandmother's horror at finding waste matter in roast-in-bag chicken

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Around 60 key figures linked to St Teresa's Hospice gathered to mark 30 years since its inception, including Alan and Yvonne Rowe.

'All you need is love' - Visionary hospice celebrates three decades of care

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OPEN LETTER: The Northern Echo's Editor Peter Barron is sending an open letter to George Osborne

Open letter to George Osborne as Darlington faces devastating cuts

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Cockerton library. Picture by Stuart Boulton.

Unite calls on the Government to halt and reverse library closures

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HISTORY: Laying the corner stone of the Edward Pease Free Library in Darlington on June 4, 1884

The end of the story for Darlington's library - or the start of a new chapter?

PLEDGE: Darlington MP Jenny Chapman

MP to "use all avenues" to raise the plight of Darlington in Westminster

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Defiant Darlington market traders "overwhelmed" by public support

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Darlington's Matt Corner (front) is playing the lead role of Frankie Valli in the West End production of Jersey Boys

Darlington actor takes North East to West End

Age UK Darlington's Gillian Peel said cold homes and poor heating were huge issues in the borough

Elderly urged not to shiver in silence

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REPORT: Neeraj Sharma, Citizens Advice Darlington chief executive

Government agencies criticised for their debt collection practices

Darlington's iconic Victorian indoor market is under threat in this latest round of crippling cuts

Council cuts: Sign our petition and help save Darlington from cuts threat

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Durham Constabulary Police and Crime commissioner Ron Hogg who says he plans to speak to council chiefs about cuts to community safety in Darlington

Council cuts: Cuts to community safety are "unfortunate", says Police and Crime Commissioner Ron Hogg

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Neeraj Sharma, chief executive of Darlington Citizens Advice, who says the loss of council funding has "huge implications"

Council cuts: Charities' fears as council prepares to cancel financial support

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Darlington businesses urged to show the love

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The Dolphin Centre, in Darlington

NHS to ask Darlington people for their views on health services

JOBS: Work is nearing completion on the Feethams Darlington development

Darlington Cares signs up latest member

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Crown Street library will be sold off and the money put towards the restoration of the Civic Theatre

Council cuts: Libraries to close and covered market to be sold off as Darlington Council outlines £12.5m cuts plan

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Darlington council leader Bill Dixon

Council Cuts: There is no magic pot of money we can dip into, says leader Bill Dixon

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Darlington MP Jenny Chapman

Council cuts: MP devastated by Darlington by announcement

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Professor Tony Travers says it is not inconceivable that smaller councils struggling with budget pressures could be replaced by fewer, bigger councils in the future.

Council cuts: Are smaller councils like Darlington doomed to fail?

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Darlington town centre

Council Cuts: People take to Twitter to condemn cuts to services in Darlington

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Darlington Borough Council is slashing £12.5m from its budget as part of a four year savings plan

Council cuts: Angry union members will lobby councillors

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Darlington Council is to cancel spending on floral displays. (54919405)

Council cuts: Spending on Christmas lights , town centre floral displays and the High Water water feature to be stopped in Darlington

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AXED: Darlington's Crown Street Library.

Council Cuts: D-day for Darlington's doomed libraries

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