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Spennymoor News

SUPPORT: Spennymoor's 4th Drumhead Service held at Jubilee Park in the town on Armed Forces Day. Picture: CHRIS BOOTH

Region marks Armed Forces Day

FESTIVAL: The Middlefest music festival will return to Spennymoor next month

Music festival set to return to Spennymoor for eight year

CRASH SCENE: The cars in the accident. Pic: Durham RPG

Cars catch fire following Spennymoor crash

EXHIBITION: Olly Burton, 78, is holding an art exhibition in his home town at The Bob Abley gallery, Spennymoor town hall picture: SARAH CALDECOTT

Spennymoor-born artist returns to home town for exhibition

ACCIDENT: Scene of an accident in Spennymoor town centre on June 9. Picture: SARAH CALDECOTT

Danger driver who slammed into Spennymoor parked car leaving woman critical faces jail

OPENING: John, right, the son of artist Norman Cornish, officially opens The Norman Cornish Lounge at the Ramside Hall Hotel with hotel owner John Adamson. Picture: TOM BANKS (29892566)

Durham's Ramside Hall Hotel renames refurbished lounge after celebrated pitman painter Norman Cornish

ENGINEERING: Whitworth Park school Spennymoor hosted a National Women’s Engineering Day event Picture: SARAH CALDECOTT

School mark's National Women's Engineering Day

FUNDRAISER: Carley Louise West

Spennymoor remembers fun loving teen, Carley Louise West

Child rescued by firefighters from bridge

Child rescued by firefighters from bridge

FOODIES: Kirk Merrington pupils Sam Hooper, Amelia Easter and Lottie Geary

Children have fun with food

ARR: Steve Nixon, managing director at Thorn Lighting; Wendy Minhinnett, DurhamGate project development manager; Helen Attley, concierge manager at DurhamGate; Nicola Duffy of livin, and Captain Raggy Beard prepare for the charity fun Picture:Keith Taylor

Fun at DurhamGate this week in aid of Butterwick

SCENE: The aftermath of the crash in Cheapside, Spennymoor Picture: SARAH CALDECOTT

Husband's thanks and prayers after wife seriously injured in Spennymoor crash

The scene in Durham Road

Garden incinerator sparks trees blaze in Spennymoor

SCENE: The crash site in Spennymoor

Man in court in connection with Spennymoor crash which left woman seriously injured

ACCIDENT SCENE: The cars involved in the accident. Picture: SARAH CALDECOTT

Man, 20, charged with causing serious injury by dangerous driving in Spennymoor

FIRE: Police want information about a bin fire in West Auckland

Houses in West Auckland evacuated because of fire

ROUSING: Members of The Royal Regiment of Fusiliers Band performing at the St Paul's Centre in Spennymoor

Brass band concert signals the start of year-long anniversary celebrations at Spennymoor community centre

Biker dies after crash

Biker dies after crash near Ferryhill

EVENT: DurhamGate at Thinford will host a summer event for schools and residents Picture: TOM BANKS

Summer fun in Spennymoor in aid of hospice

MEMORIES: Actor Hugh Bonneville is among those to have contributed stories to The Great British Stink, an exhibition organised by WaterAid to mark the 150th anniversary of London’s sewage system

Norma rubs shoulders with the stars with tale of Spennymoor cesspit

JAILED: Carl Mould

Former soldier jailed for online child exploitation

CHARITABLE: Jazmin Orrick, Pam and Paul Harper and Pete Molloy

Spennymoor Poppy Appeal stalwarts step down

FUN: A Games for the Brain session at Spennymoor Leisure Centre

People with dementia urged to get active at free table tennis sessions

FUN: Sponsor a Grown Up scheme gets families active in Spennymoor

Hundreds attend fitness classes

VISIT: Spennymoor Mayor Cllr Geoff O'Hehir and consort Elizabeth visit the D (Rifles) Coy Fifth Fusiliers at their barracks in Bishop Auckland

Spennymoor Mayor visits the town’s freedom troops in Bishop Auckland

BUDDING: Governor Mark Spooner helped pupils, including Katie Mains, Charley Huntrods and Amy Gaskill, to create hanging baskets for North Park Primary School

Spennymoor youngsters brighten up school grounds

STALL: Children and parents at two schools can swap unwanted items for something new at sale events

Swap shop

SAFETY: PCSO Sam Stephenson on parking patrol near King Street Primary School

Spennymoor parents urged to think about road safety

AWARENESS: Appleton Lodge in Spennymoor held a Dementia Day to raise awareness. Housing management worker Sally Edwards chats with residents Jean Robson and Valerie Jones Picture: CHRIS BOOTH

Spennymoor shines the spotlight on dementia

CRASH: Police and paramedics were called to a road collision in Spennymoor this afternoon

Bike and car crash in Spennymoor

LAUNCH: The Launch of Alzheimer’s Society Brain Game project for dementia sufferers in County Durham and Darlington at Spennymoor Leisure Centre Picture: SARAH CALDECOTT

New scheme launched in Spennymoor to help people living with dementia

CHARITY: One to One manger and fundraiser Mike Russell Picture: CHRIS BOOTH

Lottery grant gives Spennymoor-based charity and its clients a brighter future

SUPPORT: Enter CIC in action

Charity boss' shopping appeal

Staff versus students match raises charity cash

SPONSORSHIP: Steven Ladd (left), of Avec Sport Ltd, with the Spennymoor Boxing Academy squad that will visit Canada in their new kit

Canada trip for Spennymoor boxers

SECURITY: Traders in Spennymoor, along with those in Ferryhill, can join a new Shopwatch scheme

Spennymoor and Ferryhill to tackle shoplifting

OPEN: Mourners are worried about security at Spennymoor cemeteries after the town council voted to leave the gates open 24/7 Picture: SARAH CALDECOTT

Residents voice anger as council votes to leave gates of Spennymoor cemeteries unlocked at night

KNIGHTS: Youngster Neive Hinder enjoys a walk to school with Sir Walkalot and Squire Route and her classmates.

Youngster joined by armour clad knight for walk to Shildon school

MEMORIAL: Pamela Harper and Celia Turnbull whose father was killed in the Second World War

Family's tribute to Spennymoor father who was killed hours before the end of World War Two

SPEED KILLS: A file photo of a police officer operating a speed gun.

Almost 90 drivers a day stopped for speeding during Durham and Cleveland campaign

By election results in Ferryhill, Willington, Hunwick and Barnard Castle

By election results in Ferryhill, Willington, Hunwick and Barnard Castle

VOLUNTEERS: The Alzheimer’s Society hopes to recruit a team of volunteers to support its new Games for the Brain project

Volunteers needed for dementia sport scheme

CUTE: Pupils Sophie Jowett, Mia Ward, Josh Bartle, Henley Agar, Leo Foster and Alicia Dobson taking care of Fluffy, Chirpy and Samuel

New additions at Spennymoor school

HERITAGE: Portuguese students from a former mining town present their project at Spennymoor Town Hall Picture: CHRIS BOOTH

Portuguese get history lesson from County Durham

ART: Bowburn Art Group setting up their exhibition at Spennymoor Town Hall

Art group welcomes visitors to gallery's three new exhibitions

FOUND: Sarah Rowley

UPDATED: Spennymoor woman located

APPEAL: The First World War medal found in Trimdon

Appeal to reunite First World War medal with soldier's family

Misty Blue Farm, Kirk Merrington, SpennymoorFUNDRAISER: A Fundraising dog and horse show in aid of Station House Stables, Sunderland where a fire killed several horses Picture: SARAH CALDECOTT

Spennymoor fundraiser supports stable fire which killed five horses

SHOW OF STRENGTH: Weight lifters take part in a strongest man competition at JP Fitness in Spennymoor. Picture: TOM BANKS

Strong man visits Spennymoor gym

VOTING: Durham County Council is giving some voters new postal voting papers

Postal voters to get new Durham County Council voting packs after printing error

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