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Sedgefield News

Real ales and entertainment on the menu at County Durham winter beer festival

People in Sedgefield urged to have their say on the future of the town

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

Nomination window extended for The Northern Echo Schools Awards 2016

Plan for 150-home development in Sedgefield rejected in unanimous vote

Denys Smith with jockeys at Sedgefield Racecourse

Sedgefield Racecourse honours leading trainer Denys Smith

A lorry blown over during a previous storm

Severe weather warning issued for 70mph winds

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Plan for 300 home development meets public opposition

The speedboat was stolen from a drive in Trimdon Station

Rare £20,000 speedboat stolen from Trimdon Station

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Debra Tennant is one of three mums who run a performing arts business which has been recognised by Ann Summers' chief executive

County Durham mum wins recognition from Ann Summers' chief executive

Vernon Kay will DJ at Sedgefield Racecourse this summer

Presenter Vernon Kay to entertain crowds at County Durham racecourse

Energy giant E.ON confirms withdrawal of controversial wind farm scheme

Energy giant E.ON confirms withdrawal of controversial wind farm scheme

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Witness appeal after altercation involving three women outside meat wholesaler

Witness appeal after altercation involving three women outside meat wholesaler

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COMMUNITY USE: A photo of Hardwick Hall, Sedgefield, taken on October 19, 1934, when it had reached the end of its life as a private residence

Photos From The Archive: Hardwick Hall and Park, Sedgefield

James Gething appeared at Newton Aycliffe Magistrates' Court yesterday (January 19)

Fishburn dad who left partner scared for her life spared jail

The A689 is currently closed eastbound at Wynyard following an accident. Photo: Durham Police.

Accident on A689 eastbound at Wynyard

Denys Smith with a portrait of Red Alligator, the horse he trained to victory in the 1968 Grand National

Racecourse to host special event in honour of leading trainer Denys Smith

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IGNORE: Mechanic Scott Turner, given 20-month prison sentence after ignoring friend's request not to drive the car he left with him to repair.

Mechanic ignored friend's instruction and wrote-off car given to him to repair

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

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

Photo taken during the 1st Sedgefield Scout Group summer camp in 1980, in Dilston, Northumberland. Pic by Paul Unsworth

Scout group appeals to members past and present to celebrate 50th anniversary

A site visit to one of Banks' existing windfarms at Penny Hill, Rotherham, South Yorkshire

Work on controversial wind farm at Stillington, near Stockton, to begin in March

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Staff atThe Cinnamon Club, in Trimdon Village, with the donation of rice ready to send to refugees in Greece

Restaurant donates £250 worth of rice to help feed refugees

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Winners at last year's The Northern Farmer Awards

Last day to nominate someone in The Northern Farmer Awards

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INQUEST: Teesside Magistrates Court where the inquest into the death of Matthew Coates was heard.

Father, 29, of Wheatley Hill, dies at 21st birthday party - Inquest

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West Cornforth Primary School is celebrating a series of accolades, pictured is teacher Jane Brown with her year six class. Picture: TOM BANKS

West Cornforth Primary School highlighted for both academic and active achievements

Betty Laidler, 91, of Chilton, will be forced to look after her large garden after Livin cuts its free garden maintenance service. Picture: TOM BANKS

Pensioner's anger after County Durham housing association stops free garden maintenance

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The annual Lobster Charity Ball will feature a performance by Heather Small, the voice of M People

County Durham charity ball to feature performance by the voice of M People, Heather Small

St Michael's C of E School, in Bishop Middleham, has been recognised by the government for its academic excellence and sports provision. Teacher Lisa Goldsborough with pupils Phoebe Willan (7), Joshua Churcher (6) and Lizzy Turner (6) Picture: CHRIS BOOTH

School makes it into top two per cent in country and scoops sports award

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Council reaches next stage in move to merge three County Durham Schools

Gerard te Lintelo, director of Wear Referrals veterinary specialist and emergency hospital, outside the building which recently won an environmental award for its eco-friendliness. Picture: CHRIS BOOTH

State-of-the-art pet hospital recognised for eco-friendliness

Laura Bashford, 21, who suffers from a debilitating condition, is raising funds for a powered wheelchair which will give her independence. Picture: CHRIS BOOTH

Young woman with rare and debilitating condition appeals for funds to turn life around

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Woman left "extremely shaken" after man with knife enters her home

Amy in her new wheelchair which will give her independence to go out and about with friends

Teenager gets life-changing wheelchair as £10,000 is raised in six months

Parents and governors 'concerned' over merger of three schools in Trimdon area

Parents and governors 'concerned' over merger of three schools in Trimdon area

Christine Fletcher receives he award from Gordon Parkinson, DAMHA President (back) and Paul Mullis, DAMHA Chief Executive

Selfless woman who tended to brain haemorrhage sufferer, while battling cancer herself, wins good neighbour award

Gareth Watchman of the South Durham Hunt. Huntsmen turned out in the village of Great Smeaton, but did not ride out due to the wet weather

Annual Boxing Day hunt called off due to weather

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Sedgefield Players are set to perform their annual panto which this year is Aladdin

Sedgefield panto Aladdin to start its four day run

89-year-old woman had to lie on shop floor for two hours waiting for an ambulance

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

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Santas and elves doing a 4k run to raise money for the Wish upon a Star charity in Sedgefield. Picture: TOM BANKS (50295967)

Gym members test their training with Santa run for charity

Members of the South Durham Enterprise Agency, which has announced a new structure for 2016. Back row[from left]: Bob Hope. Cllr Henry Nicholson, Vice-chairman Anthony Walters and John Parnell. Front row [from left]: Chairman Cllr Rob Yorke, Penny Watson

Improving financial climate brings new chief executive for South Durham Enterprise Agency

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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Anthony Greathead, who lives in Trimdon Village and a former miner, is turning 100. Picture: TOM BANKS

County Durham miner who spent a near half century down the pit reaches 100

Zoe Pickering and Craig Williams, from Fishburn, with their ten-month-old twin sons Hunter (right) and Roman (left) who has recently undergone a heart transplant.

Ten-month-old County Durham baby undergoes heart transplant, raising hopes he could come home for Christmas

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Competitors in the senior mens race at the North East Cross Country Chapionships in Sedgefield. Picture by Stuart Boulton. (49373486)

Sedgefield Harriers hosts North Eastern Cross Country Championships at Hardwick Hall

The Northern Echo is calling on pet-lovers to enter our Christmas Pawtraits competition

Win a professional pet photo shoot and framed print in our Christmas Pawtraits competition

Local Heroes Awards 2015

Local Heroes Awards 2015 as it happened

Children at Sedgefield Hardwick Primary School in Sedgefield rehearse their nativity play, Ralph the Reindeer. Picture: CHRIS BOOTH

Sedgefield Hardwick Primary School - see photos from the school's nativity

Primal Scream - set to appear at Down To The Woods festival

Primal Scream and Echo and the Bunnymen lead line-up for Hardwick Hall's Down To The Woods festival

650,000 JD Wetherspoon's customer details may have been stolen by hackers

650,000 JD Wetherspoon's customer details may have been stolen by hackers

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Former Prime Minister Tony Blair pays tribute to Ferryhill man

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