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Peterlee News

BABY FOUND: A general shot of Emerson Court in Horden Picture: Google Street View

Mother of baby left on doorstep admits neglect

COURT: Three people have appeared in court charged with perverting the course of justice

Three in court in relation to blackmail case

COURT: Three men and a woman are to appear before magistrates in Peterlee this morning following an investigation into alleged blackmail.

Four people charged after investigation into alleged blackmail

ADDRESS: Durham Crown Court told defendant accepted need to address his nterest in indecent images of children

Man amassed large hoard of child abuse images on home computers over six years, court told

INVESTIGATION: Durham Police are appealing for witnesses

Axeman makes off with £3,000 after robbing cashier at betting shop

DEBATE: Durham County Council

Decision day for farmer's turbine plan

Gypsy travellers take their horses into the River Eden during the Appleby Horse Fair

'No reason to be concerned by horse fair' say Durham Police

MISSED: Dale Roberts, who represented his country at England C level

Appeal means tragic keeper's shirt can be retired

NEW START: Application to open new residential home on site of Grampian House in Peterlee

Bid to open private care home on site of former council-run centre

MEETING: Residents of Blackhall invited to meeting on future of village library

Residents asked for views on running village library

GIFT: GIFT: Councillor Audrey Laing presents £450 to Peterlee Fire Cadets watch manager Lewis Cawfield

Summer camp will go with a bang-er, thanks to BBQ gift

JAILED: Liam Swift, given 12-month sentence for series of offences against ex-partner after break-up of relationship earlier this year.

Man jailed for attacks on ex and her new boyfriend

SURVEY: County Durham landlords have asked their tenants to comment on the service they receive from them

Tenants urged to give feedback to their landlords

LAUNCH: Tony Harrington; Rona Hardy; Nikki Locke, head of East Durham Creates; Malcolm Fallow, chief executive of East Durham Trust; and Amanda Moon at the launch of Let's Create Picture: TOM BANKS

Cash for art and culture in east Durham

General view of Newcastle Crown Court.. (29032824)

Trial date set for pub stabbing accused

TALENTED: Goalkeeper Dale Roberts, who died in 2010

Club refused consent to 'retire' no 1 shirt in memory of keeper Dale

FISHCAKE SHOCK: Miss Laine with the fishcakes.

Shock at dead birds found in Aldi fishcakes

GRANTS: Grants of between £500 and £2,500 are available for arts and cultural activities in east Durham

New scheme for East Durham residents

AIRWAVES: Suzi Martin takes to the airwaves on the Heart North East Breakfast Show

Former East Durham College student takes to the airwaves

MODEL: Design of Owen Williams (34245646)

Hopes for heritage visitor centre in Easington take a step forward

Durham Crown Court. (34190043)

Man accused of cliff-threat to girlfriend accepts prosecution case against him

CONVICTED: Former teaching assistant Helen Turnbull arriving at Peterlee Magistrates' Court

Schoolboy fling teaching assistant Helen Turnbull facing jail after running down woman

COAST WATCH: Seaside visitors are being asked to look out for the common blue.

Seaside visitors urged to look out for the common blue butterfly

MANPOWER: Durham Police confirmed "single crewing" has been the recent norm to "maximise" manpower

Staffing concerns after lone police officer forced to fight for life against attacker

RAP SINGLE: Singer-songwriter Jordan O'Gorman

VIDEO: Transgender Justin Bieber from Peterlee hopes rap single will help end transphobic abuse

Attempted murder arrest after man suffers multiple stab wounds outside County Durham pub

Man appears in court charged with attempted murder after pub stabbing

Durham Crown Court  (33330437)

Three men deny robbery after 91-year-old is allegedly forced out of his car

Easington MP Grahame Morris

MP throws his weight behind campaigners fighting revised plans for Castle Eden crematorium

SAFE: Young people in Wheatley Hill with Cllr Morris Nicholls, Cllr Lucy Hovvels, Ron Hogg, Jane RObson, from the County Durham Community Foundation, and Hilary Jamieson from Wheatley Hill Community Association

Hundreds helped to have a safer holiday

FREE: Free buses for East Durham College students  (32780551)

Free buses for East Durham College students travelling with Arriva

ISSUE: A 'Newton' hearing, or trial of issue, to be staged at Durham Crown Court next month to settle basis on which defendant John Ian Bridgewater is to be sentenced.

Man denies threatening to throw woman from cliffs on coast

The scales of justice statue outside Teesside Crown Court.

'Rootless' teenager is jailed for two-and-a-half years for child abuse

CARNIVAL: Finlay Potter (11) attends the Seaham Carnival event Picture: DAVID WOOD (32477785)

Fun in the sun at Seaham Carnival

Award for community group

PRECAUTION: The butchers shop in Billingham at the centre of the investigation

Third child in hospital after E.coli outbreak

Durham Crown Court told woman failed to decalre she was living with a partner over six-and-a-half year period

Woman failed to declare £51,000 benefit overpayment

COURT: Three men appeared in court charged in connection with alleged Shotton Colliery carjacking

Three in court over alleged carjacking

Three arrested over car theft

Three charged after 91-year-old is victim of car-jacking on his own doorstep

DECISION: Members of Durham County Council to decide on Shotton Colliery housing plan

Fresh housing application for greenfield site to be decided

Police hunt for man following serious street attack in Horden

Police hunt for man following serious street attack in Horden

SENTENCED: Twenty-year-old Samantha Hope given 26-month sentence in a young offenders' institution for drunken attack in mother's home.

Daughter carried out drunken attack on her own mother

WINNER: Luke Towler (31398884)

East Durham College students triumphant in pole climbing competition

FUNDAY: Children watch as 380 balloons are released at a fun day at Thornley Primary School. Picture: TOM BANKS (31345985)

Fun day brings east Durham school pupils together

The damaged beach hut

Residents outraged after yobs damage art work days after it is installed

COACHING: England's Lucy Bronze, celebrates with teammate Steph Houghton during the Quarter Final of the Women's World Cup

First conference on coaching women in sport

COAST: A sound sculpture by Martyn Ware, Heaven 17 and The Human League, has arrived at its first location on Nose’s Point, Seaham, County Durham.

Electro pop star launches beach hut audio project

VOLUNTEER: The EDF Energy Helping Hands team from Doxford International Business Park attended the Clarke Lister Feel Good Centre to carry out special gardening work and ground improvements picture: SARAH CALDECOTT

Volunteers lend helping hand to charity

CHALLENGE: Andrew Kirtley who works at the Centre for Health in Peterlee and is taking part in the Workplace Challenge. Picture by Doug Moody Photography

Super-fit dad sheds stones with workplace challenge

SHOW: Art student Rachel Martin in front of her display

End of year show for talented arts students

JAILED: Wayne Kelsey sentenced to a total of seven years, six for shooting incident and a further 12 months for dangerous driving.

Jealousy drove man to carry out drive-by shooting on parked van


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