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Man arrested in connection with Durham knifepoint robberies

There's still time to enter this year's The Northern Echo Schools Awards

Nomination window extended for The Northern Echo Schools Awards 2016

Police have issued a fresh appeal for information over the incident  (54460990)

Pedestrian critically ill after collision with car

Police have issue a new appeal for information forllowing the crash at Consett  (54458772)

Fresh appeal over Consett biker crash

The decision was made at a meeting at County Hall in Durham

Woodland removal plan approved to make way for caravan storage

Drug dealer drove to police station fearing he was going to be shot, court told.

Nikki Aldridge has appeared at Consett Magistrates' Court charge with sexual offences

Consett man accused of encouraging underage girls to perform sex acts

Villagers invited to have their say over future shape of Lanchester's conservation area

Future of village conservation area to be discussed

A lorry blown over during a previous storm

Severe weather warning issued for 70mph winds

John Macdonald (53998682)

Man jailed for downloading indecent images of boys on home computer

Steven Spry, left, pictured at Hamsterley Hall in 2010 with his father Bill Spry, right, and planning consultant John Wyatt, centre

Future of Jorrocks author's country pile in doubt, as homes plan dismissed

Durham County Council brought a prosecution about the state of a property in Front Street, Leadgate

Landlord prosecuted after failing to comply with County Durham order to renovate property

Jacckknified lorry partially blocks A691 at Leadgate. Photo: Durham Police.

Jackknifed lorry partially blocks A691 at Leadgate

Stewy Mitchell, and his wife, Susan, who was mugged in South Moor, Stanley, on Friday.

£1,000 reward offered after mugger punches gran in face and steals rings yards from home

Jennie Bryant died as a result of blunt trauma to the head in 2014 after an alleged assault in a Consett care home

Delays for inquest of great-grandmother who died after an alleged assault in care home

SITE: Brantano's store in Darlington

Shoe shop Brantano with stores across County Durham goes into administration

Villa Real Bridge at Leadgate,, which is being replaced  (53429673)

Further delays for Leadgate bridge scheme

Motorcyclist hurt after car crash in Consett

Motorcyclist hurt after car crash in Consett

Des East, of Blackfyne Community Association, which has plots available

Fancy a go at growing your own?

The scene of the accident on Iveston Road in Delves Lane, Consett

Teenage girl found near cycle died from her injuries

APPALLING: Couple with "appalling records" told to expect prison sentences on return to Durham Crown Court, next month.

Couple admit knife attack on man in his own home

Arron Walton pictured with his wife Jen

'Inspirational' man who suffered two strokes in his 30's is to take part in night time zip wire

Artist Michael James with some of his paintings of Consett. Picture by Stuart Boulton. (52729579)

Exhibition celebrates Consett’s heritage

Cast members from Beaty and the Beast: Philip Richardson, Abbie Jenkins and Neil Pears  (52687496)

Am dram theatre show in Consett

Weather updates as snowfall causes travel disruption - send us your pictures

Weather updates as snowfall causes travel disruption - send us your pictures

Winners at last year's The Northern Farmer Awards

Last day to nominate someone in The Northern Farmer Awards

William Lyle

Hundreds of tributes paid to Tow Law community stalwart

Katie Robertson and Jack Hobbs, from South Moor, pictured as part of the Portait of a Continent exhibition (52230699)

Euro-hopes on show at Gala

Richard Tulip is a Creamfields and Godskitchen veteran who opened for Sasha, Paul Van Dyk and Tiesto before establishing the North-East's largest egg producer, Lintz Hall Farm Ltd, a decade ago.

DJ turned chicken farmer revives North-East dance club institution

Jennie Bryant

Pensioner suspected of killing fellow nursing home resident, 89, dies before facing court

Man knocked unconscious by rabbit thieves

Rabbit thieves beat man unconscious on County Durham farmland

Mr Hutton's Barbers and Bar owner, Anthony Hutton, returned to the North-East after winning the sixth series of Channel 4's reality TV show, Big Brother, in 2005.

Big Brother winner opens combined barbers and bar in Darlington

Joe Davison with the match ball given to him following his amazing game

Howzat! Sporting memento helps 77-year-old Joe recall an amazing cricketing feat

Identical twin sisters Rebecca (left) and Victoria Smith from County Durham pictured after graduating with Honours in Flood Risk Management from Newcastle University. Picture by Mike Urwin

Twin sisters scoop top honours

Sheep trapped in fencing released by firefighters

Sheep trapped in fencing released by firefighters

Firefighter Ken Ball is to be awarded the BEM for his services to the community. He is pictured at Consett Fire Station. Picture: CHRIS BOOTH

Consett firefighter Ken Ball awarded BEM

Olympic medallist and former world champion Jo Jackson, who trained at the Belle Vue Swim Centre, in Consett

Demolition of swimming pool scheduled for March

Councillor Stephen Robinson at the spot where the replica Victorian water fountain will be installed in Shotley Bridge. Picture: TOM BANKS (51074543)

Historic village fountain to return after 60 years

WINNERS: Cheryl Waddell's pack ran away with the Christmas Pawtrait competition

Canny Consett canines scoop Christmas Pawtrait title

Artist Graeme Hall is donating ten per cent of profit from his artwork to help the families of those affected by the closure of the steelworks on Teesside

Consett artist pledges to help those affected by steelworks closure

Funeral date for Empire Theatre manager

Steve Yates and Owen Temple have complained about not having fibre broadband. Picture: TOM BANKS (50866599)

Estate will be connected to superfast broadband next year

John Hinds, Secretary of The Grove Community and Residents Association, is appealing for better safety on the A692. Picture: TOM BANKS (50845894)

Calls for more safety measures on A692 near Consett

Consett YMCA chief executive Billy Robson, Prince Trust team leader Justin King and Royal British Legion Consett branch secretary Wendy Brown on the roof of the old Royal British Legion Club, which is now a young people’s centre owned by the YMCA.

Military connection for Consett charity

APPEAL: Durham Police appealing for witnesses to fatal crash, on Hownsgill Industrial Park, Consett, to come forward.

Motorcyclist killed in Christmas Eve accident is named

New Post Office to open in Blackhill in January

Community to get a new Post Office in New Year

Labour PCC candidates Barry Coppinger, Vera Baird and Ron Hogg, pictured together in 2012

Labour re-selects Ron Hogg, Barry Coppinger and Vera Baird as PCC candidates

Man injured in Shotley Bridge hit-and-run

Man injured by Shotley Bridge hit and run driver

Paul Theaker

Is this Britain's most brazen thief?

Sonia Graham, Rosemary Harrison, Graham Leggatt-Chidgey, Katherine Luke, Eric Heaviside, Rebecca Jobson, David Jones and Dr Martin Walker at the Butterwick Hospice in Stockton, as the Freemasons hand over grants to seven of the region's hospices.

Freemasons donate almost £16,000 to region's hospices

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