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Firearms officers shot the bull as a precaution after it escaped from a field near the A1

Bull shot after escaping near A1

A school nativity

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

The A1(M) has been closed. Picture: Durham RPU via Twitter

A1(M) reopened after incident near Aycliffe

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

Five-year-old Lewis Grimshaw and the remembrance display at St. Joseph's Primary School in Newton Aycliffe. Picture by Stuart Boulton.

Schoolchildren reflect on loved ones past and present in week of remembrance activities

FAIR: The Men's Cree group will be among those showcasing its work at Greenfield Arts on Wednesday November 25.

Men's group to exhibit work at Newton Aycliffe arts centre

Neville Hall, of Hall Construction, is urging Durham County Council to approve plans for Woodham Golf Course, he is pictured with bar manager Steven Ainsley Picture: SARAH CALDECOTT

Woodham golf club owner fears council planners threaten future of course

DELAY: Pensioner, Anne Barker, who suffers from multiple health problems, has been waiting for a move to a bungalow for nine years. Pictured: Anne Barker

Newton Aycliffe pensioner on oxygen waits nine years for bungalow

Michael Wright with his son, Ethan, 12, after opening Legacy Tackle

Newton Aycliffe man opens tackle shop in grandfather's memory

Teagan Robb, Lucas Watt, Jake Robinson and Reece Redpath (left to right) brave spaghetti and custard in aid of Children in Need

Pupils splat teachers and dunk their feet into spaghetti and custard for Children in Need

The blister on Lara Lowe's leg the day after using a Deep Heat Patch

Newton Aycliffe woman left with burns after using Deep Heat Patch

Firefighters were called to Bates Road after botched bonfire

Friends admit arson after botched bid to burn rubbish gutted Newton Aycliffe house

Anna Swabey, from Newton Aycliffe, is going to Parliament to take part in an inquiry into funding for brain tumour research

Newton Aycliffe woman with terminal brain tumour takes her campaign to Parliament

Newton Aycliffe Youth FC's Under 13 Falcons in their new kit, sponsored by SOS Plumbing & Heating Services

Plumber comes to football team's rescue

Shoppers arrived early to be there for the opening of Poundworld, in Newton Aycliffe

Queues down the street as Poundworld opens its doors in Newton Aycliffe

A new paths links Newton Aycliffe to Shildon, now views are wanted on pathways around Newton Aycliffe town centre

Help improve walking environment in Newton Aycliffe

CONSULTATION: Durham County Council has invited all interested parties to forward their views on its proposed merger of Trimdon Grange Infant and Nursery School, Trimdon Village Community Infant and Nursery School and Trimdon Junior School.

Views sought about Trimdon schools merger

CANCER SUFFERER: Jade Pateman, from Shildon, who is fighting cervical cancer, pictured with her two-year-old son Oscar.

Fundraising event for young Shildon mother who has terminal cervical cancer

Newton Aycliffe mum Amy Thornton started an Instagram account featuring her children Oskar and Erika four years ago and now has launched her own photography business on the back of it. Picture: TOM BANKS

Newton Aycliffe mum goes from sharing family snaps on Instagram to having picture printed in Vogue

Brian and Eleanor Nichol of Samson Place in Newton Aycliffe hand over a cheque to the Great North Air Ambulance (GNAA) of money they raised from a Halloween event. Also pictured are their friends Lyndsey Scarlett and Doreen Ellis with skeletons Fred and D

Newton Aycliffe "haunted house" raises more than £1,000 for the Great North Air Ambulance Service

Danny Metcalfe with his debut poetry book Aionios Charis

Newton Aycliffe writer launches debut poetry book

Schoolchildren at the launch of this year's Future Business Magnate competition at Newton Aycliffe’s Xcel Centre

Annual Future Business Magnates launches in Newton Aycliffe

From l - r: Thomas Williams, six, Angela Williams and Hollie Williams, ten

Selfless schoolgirl raises funds for children's charity despite tackling illness

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

The damage left behind after thieves stole a cash machine from Barnard Castle's Co-op store

Car thefts and cash machine raids linked across rural County Durham

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

Guide to North-East 2015 fireworks displays

VISIT: Steps 4 Success trainee Liam Wells with Jonathan Clappison from Caterpillar

Newton Aycliffe trainees visit Peterlee truck plant

Paul Quarmby

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

Former taxi driver accused of trying to murder wife tells court: "I have never hit her"

Former taxi driver accused of trying to murder wife tells court: "I have never hit her"

JUMP: Olympic athlete Chris Tomlinson visited Sugar Hill Primary School, Newton Aycliffe, taking part in various jumping activities Picture: SARAH CALDECOTT

Newton Aycliffe pupils hop, skip and jump into action with Olympian Chris Tomlinson

AWARD: Second World War veteran John Twigger, of Newton Aycliffe, has received the French Legion of Honour medal in recognition of his service during D-Day Picture: CHRIS BOOTH

Newton Aycliffe D-Day veteran receives France's highest military decoration

APPRENTICE: Simon Hocking (centre) with Lee Childs (left) and James Goodliffe of Formula Plastics

Newton Aycliffe plastics firm employs first apprentice

Woman supplies counterfeit cigarettes from her ice cream van outside a primary school, court hears

The car involved in the Redworth accident. Picture: Durham Road Policing Unit

Driver arrested on suspicion of drink-driving after County Durham accident

The scene on Middridge Road, near Rushyford, where Philip Joss died

Newton Aycliffe dad died after losing control of his new motorbike

MEMORIES: Staff and residents' family members, from Aycliffe Care Home, celebrate after completing the memory walk

Aycliffe Care Home raises £600 for Alzheimer's Society

AWARDS: Two projects from the Newton Aycliffe charity Disc have been shortlisted at the North East Equality Awards

Newton Aycliffe charity's pioneering projects shortlisted at North-East Equality Awards

OPENING: Poundworld is opening a store in Newton Aycliffe

Poundworld to open in Newton Aycliffe

SENTENCED: Victoria Trodden, from Darlington, was sentenced to four weeks in prison after appearing at Newton Aycliffe Magistrates' Court

Darlington woman jailed after stealing clothes because her benefits were cut

ZOMBIE: One of many Halloween decorations to be found at Brian Nichol's home in Newton Aycliffe Picture: STUART BOULTON

Halloween-loving pensioner opens up his haunted house to the public

JAILED: Scott Coates, given nine-month prison sentence for throwing bottle across crowded bar.

'Wrong man' hit when bottle was thrown across crowded bar

AWARD: Liane Taylor, assistant director of service employment and social enterprise at Disc, which as been awarded the Matrix Standard

Newton Aycliffe charity gains national recognition for helping thousands of people reach their potential

CREATIVE: Children from Horndale County Infant and Nursery School in Newton Aycliffe with their handmade scarecrows

Newton Aycliffe children unveil harvest scarecrows

SECURITY: Parent Elizabeth Reeve from Newton Aycliffe who has received a letter from Greenfield Community College about a security breach involving pupil's personal information Picture: SARAH CALDECOTT

Anger after pupil accesses and shares personal data on school computer

Clockwise, left to right, Kyle Binks, Michael Bland, Adam Inskip and Aaron Carruthers

Newcastle fans from Bishop Auckland and Newton Aycliffe banned for Wear-Tyne derby

An example of fly-tipping in Darlington.

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

ADVICE: Free advice sessions will take place across County Durham as part of Big Energy Saving Week

Free energy saving advice sessions take place in County Durham

HOSPICE HELP: David Jackson with customer Pauline Longstaff, left, and St Cuthbert's Hospice community fundraiser Jade Mcardle

Clean sweep for window cleaner's charity run

SPECTACULAR: Great Aycliffe Town Council will stage its annual fireworks display on Bonfire Night

Newton Aycliffe prepares for firework spectacular

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