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APOLOGIES: Call for Durham Union Society to formally apologise after using Isis photograph to announce debate (40659747)

Calls for Durham University group to apologise after using Isis picture to promote Islam debate

Boutique cinema company reveals plans for Durham City multi-screen.

Cinema operator targets Durham City for new multi-screen

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Witness appeal following suspected arson attack in Sunderland

PAINTING CONTEST: Ryan Chamberlain receives a certificate for qualifying for the final of the Crown Paints Apprentice Decorator of the Year competition from Sean Johnston, head of school for construction and allied trades at Hartlepool College. Picture: P

In the mix for painting title

Pelton Fell  Community Partnership secretary Colin Reynolds  (40688858)

Proposals for community council for Pelton Fell takes a step forward

AWARD: Members of the Chester-le-Street Art Society, which has been awarded a grant of £1,800 from Cestria Community Housing.


Chester-le-Street Art Group hopes to expand following grant

Judge Christopher Prince

Mother jailed after threatening woman raped by her son

REUNITED: Durham City Rugby Club chairman of rugby Mike Howard meets lifeguard Jesse Shallow for the first time since she saved his life after he fell unconscious in Freeman's Quay swimming pool. Picture: CHRIS BOOTH. (40617216)

Durham rugby chief thanks lifeguard who helped save his life

Scotland fans get into the mood.

Rugby World Cup: Day of rugby celebration as two tribes go to Wor

VANISHED: Arlene Atkinson

Child killer and rapist Robert Howard dies in Durham prison

83-year-old Stanley woman seriously hurt after being struck by car at Arnison Centre, Durham

83-year-old Stanley woman seriously hurt after being struck by car at Arnison Centre, Durham

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

APPOINTMENT: Kevin Maguire

Political journalist to take up North-East university post

SUPPORT:  The sixth annual Cardiac Risk in Young charity walk in Durham City. Walkers gather for speeches before the start of the walk. Picture: CHRIS BOOTH. (40616855)

Durham Riverside Walk for Cardiac Risk in Young hailed a success

CHARITY: Geoff Gregg and his dog Patch have been fundraising for PDSA. Picture: TOM BANKS. (40585919)

One man and his dog help out pet charity

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

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

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

INCIDENT SCENE: Fordmoss Walk in West Denton

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

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

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

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

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

RAID: Officers visited the house in Perkinsville

Police operation to tackle illegal selling

ANNIVERSARY: The founders of Durham Bede Rotary Club at a 40th anniversary party. Pictured are Bob Robson, Alick McWilliam, Tony Elliott, Jim Freeley and Clive Beddoes. Picture: TOM BANKS.

Rotary club honours founders

CHAIRS: Dean Butler, Mark Pearce and Laura-Jane Hesslewood work on chairs that were donated by Durham Cathedral to the Wood Pile. Picture: TOM BANKS

12 months, 275 tonnes of wood saved, 876 pieces of furniture restored. The Wood Pile celebrates its first year

Police appeal over Sherburn Hill 'arson'

Police appeal over Sherburn Hill 'arson'

OPEN DAY: The Elms, Chester-le-Street  (40535829)

First look inside flagship assisted living scheme in Chester-le-Street

EAT: Blackhill Comrades Club has now started a Heat And Eat project to provide free evening meals to people who are struggling, including older people and lonely. Pictured are Heather McDonald, Terri Lee-Shield and Matthew Sandford preparing a meal. Pictu

Free hot meals and chance to socialise at Blackhill Comrades Club

KEEP ON RUNNING: Scoliosis sufferer Sally Hughes, 18, who is training for a ten-mile road race

Teen saved from wheelchair by life-changing surgery training for ten-mile road race

RUGBY: Jonny Wilkinson with the Webb Ellis Cup.

Sporting spotlight on North-East as World Cup comes to Newcastle

MUCH-LOVED: Bernard McCormick died on Monday, September 21 at the age of 77

Tributes paid to former miner whose books delighted history enthusiasts across the region

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

Man seriously injured after car leaves road on A19 in east Durham

ATTACK: Defendants who admit attack early on New Year's Day to be sentenced at Durham Crown Court, in November.

Man punched and kicked in head at takeaway for allegedly 'touching woman' earlier on night out, court hears

CRASH: Fatal accident in Tyne Tunnel

Motorcyclist in Tyne Tunnel police pursuit dies of injuries

CHARITY: Sunderland Star cheerleaders strike a pose in orange tutus and stripy tights to highlight the ‘Crazy Legs’ challenge for Stand Up To Cancer, a joint fundraising campaign from Cancer Research UK and Channel 4, and encouraging men, women and ch

Dressing up to fight cancer

GENEROUS GIFT: Jasmine Ather-Elder on the stair lift, with Peter Marshall from Acorn. Also pictured are Jasmine's grandparents Ron Taylor and Linda Ather. Picture: DAVE CHARNLEY

Donation gives disabled Jasmine a big lift

Plans for land near football club submitted

BALL: Andrew Turnbull looks at the ball which England used to beat Wales in the quarter final of the 2003 Rugby World Cup, which is on display at the Palace Green Library, Durham City. Picture: TOM BANKS. (40465777)

Historic rugby balls on display

RAIDS: Drugs have been seized following raids in Consett and Hamsterley Colliery

Drug arrests in Consett and Hamsterley Colliery

RESTORATION: Trainee stonemason Alan Baxter works on the North porch of St Brandon's Church, Brancepeth. Picture: TOM BANKS.

Repair job for historic church

Possible second screening of city's compilation of archive footage

OPEN: The Elms, in Chester-le-Street, is to host two open days

Open house at new assisted living scheme

OPENCAST PLANS: Hargreaves' opencast plans on show at a public exhibition

Villagers slam Durham opencast plans

OPEN: Durham County Council chairman Jan Blakey opens a new community room in Roseberry Primary and Nursery School. Also pictured are Liam Colledge, 10, Destiny-Ann Hughes, Jamie-Lea Hayes,2, William Forster, 2, and Erin Mitchelson,2. Picture: TOM BANKS.

Roseberry Primary and Nursery School celebrates new facility that will bring local community together

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