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Durham City News

Some of the items seized

Six County Durham men arrested in child abuse probe

The scene of the incident, on Coalford Lane, Pittington, near Durham

Horse rider with 'potentially life-changing injuries' after fall - police appeal to trace two drivers

THREATS: Liam Daglish, given two-and-a-half year custodial sentence for threatening to blind debtor and cousin with "acid".

Teen seeking to call in debt "threatened to blind friend with acid"

Mark Sutton Vane, of Sutton Vane Associates, pictured in Durham Cathedral's Great Kitchen, which is being transformed as part of the £10m Open Treasure project

Let there be light! Experts chosen to illuminate Durham Cathedral's Open Treasure

An artist's impression of the redeveloped Companions Club, in Ainsley Street, Durham

Flats plan for veterans' club is approved

Durham Cathedral is hosting family-friendly activities this half-term

Half-term fun at Durham Cathedral

Ten colleges take part in annual North East Hairdressing and Beauty Therapy competition at the Federation Brewery on Gateshead. Picture: TOM BANKS (55253544)

Pictures: Students take part in hair and beauty contest

Councillors compared student digs plan to slum tenements

"Horrified" councillors reject plan to convert two-bed terrace into seven-bed student house

The Durham Cathedral choir performing

Fancy joining Durham Cathedral choir?

Durham Free School, Gilesgate. Picture: DAVID WOOD

Sell playing fields, says ex-councillor

Steven Hillary, from Newcastle Building Society's Durham City branch

New man at NBS

H'Angus the Monkey visits Stray Aid to launch a £250,000 fundraising appeal

Stray Aid launches £250k appeal

Durham Christian Union is to stage Story mission week

Durham Christian Union prepares for biggest mission week in years

Students take part in the Durham University Charity Fashion Show Picture: DAVID WOOD

Students hit the catwalk to Stop The Traffik

Helen Corner and Victoria Mansell perform the Charleston at Strictly St. Cuthbert's dance competition, held at Rainton Meadows Arena. Picture: TOM BANKS

Cheeky Charleston wins Strictly St Cuthbert's

An artist's impression of the new Aidan Gardens estate, in Belmont, Durham, accessed from Brackendale Road

Work begins on £5m Belmont housing estate

Work begins on £5m Belmont housing estate

Chloe Castro was on The Voice this weekend  (55132301)

Teenage busker through to next round of The Voice

Councillors Kathleen Duggan, Linda McKendrick, Sydney Duggan, Rhoda Makepeace, Darren Blake from Blake Hopkinson Architecture and Barbara Armstrong, chairperson from Cornsey Parish Council.  (55010971)

Work underway on new Esh Winning Community Centre

Milburngate House, Durham, which could be demolished. Picture: TOM BANKS

Plans for £150m Durham regeneration project on show

Club captain Steve Rose, new vice-captain Mal Fawcett, Julie Rose and 2014 club captain Tony Myers (55037218)

Brancepeth golf captain hands over £13,500 to air ambulance

REPAIRED: 'Grand Old Lady', St Mary Magdalene Church, at Belmont, following completion of roof and rainwater system repairs.

Grand Old Lady back to prime after completion of roof repairs

The damaged Vauxhall Corsa

A181 at Wingate, County Durham, closed after crash involving several vehicles

Kevin Keegan officially opens Spa at Ramside. Picture: TOM BNAKS (54940952)

King Kev returns to the North-East

Kevin Keegan officially opens Spa at Ramside. Picture: TOM BNAKS (54940952)

King Kev returns to the North-East

John Godber and Jane Thornton in Shafted!

The funny side of the Miners' Strike

What became of St Cuthbert's corpse during the Reformation?

Care watchdog said service is ‘outstanding’

North East Learning Resources Centre director Karenza Passmore with the Codex Sinaiticus facsimile. Picture: KEITH BLUNDY

Get your hands on digital version of world's oldest New Testament

Pupils from The Chorister School, Durham, sing Canon Rosalind Brown's Song 4 Lilian at Durham Cathedral, in support of Cathedral volunteer Lilian Groves, who has been shortlisted for Visit England's Tourism Superstar 2016 award. Picture: NORTH NEWS AND PI

Is it in the canon? Cathedral priest pens a 'Song 4 Lilian'

The Bradford Crescent campus, Gilesgate, which was formerly home to Durham Free School and Durham Gilesgate Youth and Community Association. Picture: DAVID WOOD

School to be bulldozed, fields saved - but what will be built?


School admissions: will your child get the place you want?

Historian David Butler with Colin Wilkes, managing director of Durham Markets, pictured in Durham's Market Hall

A palace, a factory, a workhouse... discover history of Durham's Market Hall

Chloe Castro will be on The Voice this weekend  (54795414)

It’s only sausage roll, but I like it - Durham busker appears on The Voice

Mat Chaloner, chief sculptor at Glacial Art, creates an ice sculpture of a seahorse. Glacial Art will be creating the ice sculptures for Fire and Ice In Durham

Magical fire and ice festival planned for Durham

Michael Sadgrove

Emeritus role for retired Dean of Durham

An image from the Growing Tourism Locally campaign, promoting Durham at Kings Cross station in London

Tourism campaign worth £109m, study says

IDEAS: The Young 'uns

Band 'will give up time for free' before Durham gig

British astronaut Major Tim Peake on board the International Space Station with the seeds destined for Witton Gilbert Primary School (54709693)

To boldly sow: children take part in space seeds experiment

Contest to find the region's best young letter writers was won by children from Durham, Gosforth and Ripon

Children named region's best letter writers

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

Nomination window extended for The Northern Echo Schools Awards 2016

Cyclists have raised thousands of pounds for Henry Dancer Days with charity bike ride  (54629129)

Cyclists have raised thousands for charity

England play Australia at Durham County Cricket Club, with Lumley Castle in the background

Lumley Castle becomes Durham Cathedral corporate partner

England play Australia at Durham County Cricket Club, with Lumley Castle in the background

Lumley Castle becomes Durham Cathedral corporate partner

Fire eater John Wolstenholme celebrates the Freemen of Durham backing for The Wood Pile community interest company. Also pictured are Joe McElwee, from the Freemen, and Karen Stubbings, from The Wood Pile. Picture: TOM BANKS

Wood project is a blazing success

Jason Lowe, the new assistant organist at Durham Cathedral

Hitting the Lowe notes: Jason named a Durham Cathedral organist

Dr Anwen Caffell of Durham University with some of the remains. Picture: NORTH NEWS AND PICTURES

What fate for Durham's Scottish soldiers?

Lt Robert Kind, 15 DLI, who was injured on the first day of the Battle of the Somme

Grandson's tribute to DLI Somme casualty, 100 years on

Emma Donaldson with husband Alistair and daughter Molly Rose

'She was the centre of our universe' - family's tribute to tragic teacher

A First TransPennine Express

Storm Henry causes problems for First TransPennine Express passengers at Newcastle, Chester-le-Street, Durham, Northallerton and Darlington


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