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Peterlee News

Eric Marshall at his house Sunnyside in Bagby near Thirsk in 2011.

Enter our Ho Ho Homes competition and spread a bit of Christmas cheer in your street

The sea wall and harbour lighthouse at Seaham, County Durham takes a battering from massive towering waves driven by gale force winds off the North Sea during an earlier storm.

Engineers complete multi-million pound refurbishment of Seaham Harbour's North Pier

Chancellor George Osborne's Spending Review and Autumn Statement 2015

Autumn Statement: Chancellor George Osborne announces his spending plans

The scene of the crash in Blackhall Picture: Cleveland and Durham RPU

'Hand yourself in!' - Search for 4x4 occupants after crash causes major damage

Chancellor George Osborne announced the plans in his Autumn Statement to the House of Commons

Osborne abolishes controversial cuts to tax credits and rules out cuts to policing

A school nativity

Having a school nativity? Get it featured in The Northern Echo

Gareth Orr

Talented East Durham College student puts in impressive performances in swimming pool

The unveiling of a Miners' Memorial in Welfare Park, Horden.  Picture: CHRIS BOOTH (46992503)

Pride of place for miner statue showing how pit closures ‘ripped the heart’ out of coalfield communities

(L-R) Garfield Weston Foundation trustee Kate Hobhouse, Tony Robinson Chair of the trustee board at Horden Youth and Community Centre and HYCC manager Steve Clark.

Horden Youth and Community Centre celebrates winning regional award

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Easington Lane burglary victim reunited with stolen property recovered by police

Artist Peter McCree Scott (left) and entrepeneur Mark Milroy

The Lookout at Seaham Harbour displays oil paintings of local artist

Lee Graham and Michelle Maclean, from Peterlee, were sentenced at Durham Crown Court

Man in prison after trying to break into Peterlee Central Club.

COMMUNITY groups will come together to help rid the streets and shores of Seaham of rubbish Picture: GAVIN ENGELBRECHT (45792815)

Community groups join forces to clean up Seaham streets and shores

The Government has announced plans to close 137 tax offices throughout the country, including six in the North-East

700 jobs under threat on Teesside, 600 in Peterlee as HMRC announces plans to close 137 offices

'BORROW': Durham Crown Court told that defendant Anthony Walduck's offending amounted to "borrowing without permission".

Man who admitted card fraud from own mother's account "intends to repay money taken", court told.

The female lurcher, Coco, who was found emaciated in a Houghton-le-Spring house with her puppy. PICTURE: RSPCA

Struggling father pleads guilty to dog neglect charges after female dog found emaciated

Syvlia Churchill and the winning wedding-themed reminiscence box  (45769218)

Blackhall care home memory box display is a prize-winner

The launch of Keyboard Champions event, run by East Durham Trust & East Durham College. Pictured are; Project Co-ordinator Paula Snowdon. Volunteer Peter Charlton, Centre Manager of Trimdon Station Community Centre Derek Bradley, Ashleigh Swan of Ashleigh

Scheme launched to help people to use technology to save money

Stephen Gallagher jailed for causing or allowing the death of his 14-week-old daughter

Cider drinking father who passed out while changing his baby's nappy jailed for causing her death

Hardwicke Hall Hotel, near Blackhall

Historic hotel safe after council vote

Crews from Peterlee and Wheatley Hill fire stations attended the blaze, which was in the first floor bedroom of a home in Keswick Road, Peterlee, pictured, just before 1am on Tuesday morning.

Dog given oxygen by firefighters after being rescued from house fire

Wheatley House, Woodlands Avenue, Wheatley Hill  -  Preview of exhibition of the results of archeological work in the area.

A document detailing the history of two County Durham villages is now available

DISRUPTIVE: Vincent Watson jailed for threats to licensee after being barred from club due to increasingly disruptive behaviour.

Drunken club regular jailed for knife threats after being barred from premises

East Durham Homes chairman Michael Bell   (45501857)

East Durham Homes chairman chooses Alzheimer’s Society as his charity for the year

Michelle Brown with a Dansette record player at a 50s funday in Wingate Community Centre. Picture: Tom Banks

Fifties fun at Wingate café destined for Beamish

Nick Gullon who produced the timeline charting the First World War in 1915 from The Northern Echo archives

An interactive journey through The Northern Echo archives of First World War 1915

REMEBRANCE: A wreath laid at Darlington Cenotaph.

Guide to Remembrance services in the North-East and North Yorkshire

BREACH: Josh Slee breached trust of woman who invited him into her home earlier in evening, returning to carry out burglary in early hours.

Man went back to break into house where he was a guest earlier that night

Volunteers from Caterpillar lead the litter picking at Wapping Burn near Peterlee

Stream of volunteers help clean up local burn

Parking campaigner Lynn Robson at the Asda store in Peterlee. Picture: CHRIS BOOTH

Man's shopping trolley gets £100 parking fine

WHAT'S ON: Guide to fireworks displays in the North-East in 2015

Guide to North-East 2015 fireworks displays

17-month-old Elsie was found near South Hetton petrol station on Thursday morning after going missing on Sunday evening from Jessica Bridge's garden in Gray Avenue, Murton.

Family's joy at pet pug Elsie's safe return

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Boxing coach Paul Quarmby filmed punching and kicking pet dog in street attack is spared jail

Hardwicke Hall Manor Hotel, near Blackhall

Housing plan for grounds of historic hotel

Private Thomas Kenny

First World War hero Thomas Kenny honoured 100 years on

Plan to create new care home on site of Grampian House in Peterlee

Decisions due on future of former council-run care homes

Creative industries students from East Durham College take part in the Why Art Man festival

Creative college students take part in arts festival

CLOSURE: Boarded-up property in Browning Street, Easington Colliery, subject of Durham Police's second secured closure order.

Closure order secured for house subject of anti-social behaviour and drug-taking complaints

Jessica Bridge says her four-year-old son Jayden is dsitraught after 17-month-old Elsie dissappeared from their garden in Gray Avenue, Murton, at about 6pm on Sunday night.

Jayden, four, 'devastated' - family appeals for return of pet pug believed stolen from garden

Private Thomas Kenny, of the Durham Light Infantry, who won the Victoria Cross during World War One and will be honoured with a commemorative stone at Wheatley Hill Cemetery on Wednesday

County Durham soldier to be honoured 100 years after winning the Victoria Cross

Apollo Studio Academy students, Megan Parkin, 15, from Peterlee, Ellie West,15, from Horden, Shannon Wales , 17, from Peterlee and Thomas Gorham, 17, from Peterlee ahead of their visit to Buckingham Palace

Buckingham Palace date for studio school students

MARRA: The steel sculpture of a miner with his heart ripped out, named Marra, which will be officially unveiled at Horden's Welfare Park on Saturday November 21.

'Marra' to be officially unveiled at ceremony in ex-pit village later this month

TRIAL: Defendant to stand trial at Durham Crown Court in February.

Indecency charges denied

(L-R) – ED6 students, Laura Dixon, Imogen Smails, poet Sinead Morrissey, ED6 English lecturer Lucy Greenwood & student Connor Kendle  (44270423)

East Durham College students treated to workshop by award-winning poet

Trevor Hallcup fined for running illegal tattooing and body piercing business in filthy conditions from his home (44086713)

Man fined for running illegal tattooing and body piercing business in filthy conditions from Peterlee home

Martin Stephenson, 27, of Seaham, has been nominated for the Bowling Green Groundsman of the Year award  (44122043)

Former East Durham College student in line for major groundsmanship award

"Apologetic" drink-driver was almost twice the legal limit

Project will improve water quality in Castle Eden Burn, which runs through nature reserve near Peterlee

Project launched to improve water in Castle Eden stream

East Durham Trust chief executive Malcolm Fallow

Volunteers needed to create photographic portrait of Peterlee

An example of fly-tipping in Darlington.

Dead deer dumped in North Yorkshire car park an example of England's £50m fly-tipping epidemic


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