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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

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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

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The damaged Vauxhall Corsa

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

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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?

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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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Sunderland Road, Gilesgate, at the junction with The Moorlands

Woman robbed at knifepoint in Gilesgate, Durham

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Carly Hinds, partnership manager for the National Careers Service in the North-East;  Michael Downie, general manager at the Durham Marriott Hotel Royal County; Adam Deathe, business development manager of Durham Business Improvement District; and Hannah

Durham BID backing NCS work scheme

East Durham College students Ben Walker, Damian Unsworth and Jamie Fisher, who finished second, first and third in the local heat of the Young Horticulturalist of the Year competition

Green shoots of success at Houghall

The wreckage of the car on the A690 at Durham Picture: Darlington Specials

Police amazed as crash which wrecked car causes only minor injuries

Alana Beth Dixon, pictured with her mother Claire Dixon at their home in Ushaw Moor, near Durham, before Christmas. Picture: MARK TALLENTIRE

Adapted car seat and pushchair to help brave tot Alana Beth

The Wood Pile founder Karen Stubbings and administrator Gemma Marshall show off some of the Community Interest Company's upcycled furniture,  with Catherine Hinds and Lucy Hinds from The Banks Group, which has made a donation to the project

£5k for wood project means Gavin won't have to leaf

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REMAINS: Dr Anwen Caffell, of Durham University's archaeology team, examining the remains of Scottish soldiers unearthed during construction at Palace Green Library, Durham.

Meeting on fate of skeletal remains of Scottish soldiers unearthed in Durham

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Alana Beth Dixon, pictured with her mother Claire Dixon at their home in Ushaw Moor, near Durham, before Christmas. Picture: MARK TALLENTIRE

Adapted car seat and pushchair to help brave tot Alana Beth

Tommy Todd, who has been banned from Durham city centre for three years. Picture: DURHAM POLICE

He disrupted Remembrance Day, swore during a Cathedral service and stole from a collection for the homeless. Now he's banned from Durham for three years

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Fairport Convention, who are to perform at the Gala Theatre, Durham

Fairport Convention play Gala Theatre, Durham

Durham's Market Tavern is inviting diners to write a love song or poem about steak

How do I love thee? Let me count the calories...

Volunteers taking part in last year's Big Spring Clean (54149667)

Volunteers needed for Big Spring Clean

La Traviata for Valentine's Day

Durham City MP Roberta Blackman-Woods. Picture: DAVID WOOD

Do Bowburn and Coxhoe need a new primary and secondary school?

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Durham Police are investigating the Littletown crash

Dog walker hit by car near Durham dies in hospital

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A lorry blown over during a previous storm

Severe weather warning issued for 70mph winds

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Gas leak means delays on A690

Green Party leader Natalie Bennett addresses a meeting in Durham, calling on Durham County Council, Durham Cathedral and Durham University to "divest" from fossil fuels

Green leader Natalie Bennett calls on Durham council, cathedral and university to 'divest' from fossil fuels

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Building work is about to begin on a new student accommodation development at the site of the former New College Durham at Neville's Cross, Durham City. Outside Neville House are David Campbell, managing director for Alumno Developments, Mark Bell of Sher

400 more student beds for Durham, as work begins on £20m Sheraton Park scheme

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Eddie Rhodes outside Durham City Snooker and Pool Club, which is closing on Saturday, January 30. Picture: SARAH CALDECOTT

Popular Durham snooker club lays down its cue

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