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Peterlee News

Some of the items seized

Six County Durham men arrested in child abuse probe

The bottom of Fox Street in Seaham was taped off by police  (55583009)

Death not being treated as suspicious

Durham County Council says there is no excuse for flytipping

Flytipping cost Blackhall man £800

Acclaimed barber Mucktaru Kargbo demonstrates his skills during the event at East Durham College (55226378)

Top barber passes on styling tips to students

Councillors will debate the housing plan for Wingate when they meet at County Hall in Durham

Housing proposed for site of former clinic

St Bede’s Peterlee team members (l-r) Josh Korucu, Olivia Fishwick, Holly Lightowler, Anne Reece of the Reece Foundation, Cameron White and Isobel Fishwick (55028932)

Alarm helps young scientists win through to national finals

Vickie Musgrove, Digital Inclusion Project Co-ordinator,  (55023680)

Time to get online with free course

BREACH: Defendant Stuart McCarroll's 'guilty' pleas to illegal waste dumping charges, at Durham Crown Court, put him in breach of suspended prison sentence.

Man's admission to farm dumping charges puts him in jeopardy of custodial sentence

Runner Kath Rowe takes on the National Trust Durham Coast Half Marathon. Pic by North East Wildlife Photography (54796073)

Entry opens for half marathon along County Durham coast

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

Nomination window extended for The Northern Echo Schools Awards 2016

County Durham crematorium plan rejected over fears of balls hitting mourners

Linda Broxson, of Seaham, County Durham, has been reunited with those who saved her life (54476979)

Woman meets firefighters who helped save her life

SENTENCE: Defendant Craig Harding will return to Durham Crown Court for sentence later this month after admitting causing serious injury by dangerous driving.

Driver admits "momentary lack of attention" led to serious injury accident on A19 on Mother's Day.

Panto performers (l-r) Brodie Jobson and Craig Nunn get into character during Puss In Boots at East Durham College (54208425)

Students stage sell-out panto show

EFFECTS: Victim of takeaway car park collision has suffered long-term consequences due to injuries, Durham Crown Court told.

Drink driving motorist struck man in takeaway car park before leaving the scene

A lorry blown over during a previous storm

Severe weather warning issued for 70mph winds

Front row – Joy Global apprentices, Katherine Lamb, Luke Crompton, Adam Martin and East Durham College Apprenticeship Trainer and assessor Dion Bowes.

Back Row – Joy Global apprentices, Bradley Hindson, Callum Monaghan, Sean Clifton, Cameron Temple,

East Durham College takes on nine apprentices alongside manufacturing company

Drink-drive arrest after Haswell accident

Drink-drive arrest after Haswell accident

Volunteers at the Macmillan Cancer Information and Support Centre, Castle Dene shopping centre, Peterlee, celebrate the centre's 10th anniversary. Pictured is founding member David Shepherd. Picture: TOM BANKS. (53476610)

The Macmillan Cancer Information and Support Centre celebrates tenth birthday in Peterlee

SUING: Mandy Thompson is taking legal action for personal injury

Council facing £300,000 bullying claim bill now being sued for harassment by own councillor

Durham Police say this leaflet has nothing to do with them (53239237)

Misspelt leaflet wrongly outing Easington individual as a 'Racist & Pedopfile' did not come from Durham Police

Graduates of the 2015 teacher training programme at The Academy, Shotton Hall (53226343)

School's teacher training programme rated Outstanding by Ofsted

Newton Aycliffe Magistrates' Court

Petrol thief given 12 weeks in jail after stealing nearly £500 of fuel from Easington and Peterlee garages

JAILED: Three-year sentence imposed on defendant Callum Bell for brief loss of control with crying baby.

Man jailed for GBH after 'hitting baby's head against hard surface' causing bleeding on brain

(L-R) East Durham College barbering students Penny Brown & Lewis Coils, the British Barbering Association’s Mike Taylor, East Durham College barbering lecturer Alison Scattergood, British Barbering Association’s Hannah Grigg and East Durham College ba

East Durham College barbering students learn history of the trade from leading institution

L-R: Dr Joseph Chandy, Malcolm Sawn, Joseph Chandy  (52684139)

GP surgery in Horden carrying out an extensive refurbishment which will bring two practices into one building

County Hall in Durham. (52627171)

Blackhall Colliery residents asked to play their part in a campaign to improve their community

Leigh Mavin, Matthew Christopher, John Mavin and David Harrison prepare for their 43-hour pool marathon at Belmont Working Men's Club in memory of David Brown

43-hour pool challenge in memory of David

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

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

VETERAN: Dean Middleton

Veteran takes part in photographic exhibition to accompany study into the effects of war

NHS England Cumbria and North East (52496242)

Easington Colliery residents to be consulted over changes in services at GP practice

JAILED: Three-year sentence for betting shop robber Andrew Gallon.

'I've done it' says desperate robber shortly after bookies raid

Heroin arrests

Seven people arrested on suspicion of conspiracy to supply heroin

Winners at last year's The Northern Farmer Awards

Last day to nominate someone in The Northern Farmer Awards

Lee House in Peterlee (51891707)

Charity urgently looking for office space after being told to leave premises in Peterlee

Sophie Allen with Sara O’Brien (left) and Kelly Lee of KF Training  (51841242)

Peterlee training firm supports a talented young gymnast in her bid to become world tumbling champion

Man fined after furniture dumped in country lane

School honoured for work to promote equality

School honoured for equality work

Planning permission was approved at County Hall in Durham

Solar power farm at Peterlee gets go ahead

Planning permission was granted at County Hall in Durham

Scheme to reclaim former pit heap in east Durham approved

SOLAR: Up to 20,000 solar panels could be installed if approval is given for development at site near Peterlee.

Sun set to shine on plans for Peterlee solar power farm

General view of County Hall in Durham.... (51151067)

Proposals to reclaim former colliery spoil mound at Hesleden recommended for approval despite objections

Short courses for new horse-owners to be held in Durham at Houghall campus

Courses for horses to be held at college

Police appeal after recovery of abandoned car and ATM following Post Office ram raid

A helicopter approaches the area where Stewart Armstrong fell on Helvellyn in the Lake District

Son tells inquest how he tried in vain to save his father following Striding Edge fall

Durham Police and Crime Commissioner Ron Hogg, right, with volunteers Ken Lincoln and Stephen Gulliver, left, at the East Durham Trust in Peterlee. Picture: STUART BOULTON

Charity faces 'crisis' of domestic violence

Durham Crown Court  (50307375)

Teenagers behind bars after attacking and robbing 17-year-old victim

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

ADJOURN: Serious road accident case adjourned at Durham Crown Court to allow for a possible meeting of minds between defence and prosecution experts

Accident report points to possible "momentary lapse" of attention by driver prior to serious collision, court told

Durham County Council has warned that "very difficult" decisions still need to be taken in order to make savings between now and 2020

£44m - the amount the region's councils will lose next year due to cuts


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