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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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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

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

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

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

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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