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Spennymoor News

One of the submachine guns discovered during searches in South Yorkshire

Two submachine guns found by police investigating Gipsy feud

Deborah Humphreys, Emma Blagburn, Stephanie Price and Kate Tarling of St Paul's After 8

Spennymoor church members produce fundraising calender

Newton Aycliffe Magistrates' Court

Spennymoor woman fined after racially abusing shopkeeper

Miner at Bar by Norman Cornish

Late Spennymoor artist Norman Cornish artwork to go under hammer in Newcastle auction

The body of a Red Kite found at Edmundbyers in County Durham this year.

Get tough on bird of prey crime, says RSPB, as North Yorkshire tops nationwide league of shame

Police at the cemetery in Metal Bridge, Spennymoor, where the graves of Levi George Price and Gareth Price had been dug up and their skulls stolen

Gipsy leader calls for calm amid escalating feud

Chancellor George Osborne's Spending Review and Autumn Statement 2015

Autumn Statement: Chancellor George Osborne announces his spending plans

The scene of the police investigation in Metal Bridge Cemetery. Insets: Left, Levi George Price, who died in 2001, and right, Gareth Price, who died in 2005

Skulls of brothers Levi and Gareth Price taken in 'depraved act' at Metal Bridge Cemetery amid gipsy feud

The funeral of Levi George Price in 2001

New tragedy for Price family grieving the loss of teenage brothers and their sister-in-law

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

The railway bridge in Metal Bridge Picture: Google

Two hurt as bus crashes into County Durham railway bridge

It's Up 2 U Community event is held at Spennymoor Leisure Centre for members of the public to vote on which projects they think should receive community grants. Picture: CHRIS BOOTH (47164548)

It's Up 2 U: Spennymoor voters decide how £40,000 should be spent

A school nativity

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

Audrey Burnett with toys that were donated to a fellow parishioner for the Christmas fair at St Peter's Church, Byers Green,

Toy trio to be sold at Byers Green church event

JAILED: Caroline Mcmohan

Mother-of-ten is jailed after using stolen identities to pocket more than £15k

Craig Roddam has been shortlisted for the ‘Best EP’ at the UBeat Music Awards

County Durham singer-songwriter nominated for top music award

Mayor of Spennymoor Cllr Pat Lawton launches a bauble design contest, one of a series of festive initiatives in the town

Spennymoor urged to embrace the festive spirit

Roy Chubby Brown reassures fans he- and not a lookalike- will do two shows in Spennymoor, County Durham, in 2016

The real Roy Chubby Brown will play two shows in Spennymoor in July 2016

Dick Allaker, from Pittington, before the crash at Thinford which almost claimed his life

"I should have been dead" - Pittington biker thanks those who saved him from Thinford fireball crash

Durham County Council planning officers have recommended the plans for 15 houses at High Grange be refused

Planners say High Grange housing development 'could cause more road accidents'

Spennymoor Town Council hopes people will knit the town red next year for Armed Forces Day. Pictured on a new bench by the war memorial in the town is Cllr Billy McAloon and finance admin worker at the town hall Julie Walton who made the poppy in shot Pic

Spennymoor urged to knit the town red to support Armed Forces Day 2016

Councillor Michele Hodgson, chairman of County Durham and Darlington Fire and Rescue Service Combined Fire Authority, Caroline Tennant, Peter Senior and chief fire officer Stuart Errington at County Durham and Darlington Fire and Rescue Service headquarte

Hero who saved two people from Thinford fireball crash receives bravery honour

REMORSE: Court told of belated remorse of defendant James Gillibrand, jailed for five years and three months after "manning up" and admitting responsibility for setting fire to sleeping friend's leg

Seaham man set fire to friend's leg for a prank - he's jailed, friend loses part of limb

Information event about Duke of Edinburgh's Award

Information event about Duke of Edinburgh's Award

Spennymoor Town FC has big plans for the future

Chairman Brad Groves hopes major plans at Spennymoor Town FC will boost club and community

Carole Blench, widow of Alan Blench. the school caretaker at Oak Tree School, Spennymoor, who died of cancer last year. in the new garden created in his memory. Also pictured are sixth formers and head teacher Andrea English. Picture: TOM BANKS (45518477)

Spennymoor school opens memorial garden dedicated to much-loved caretaker

HISTORIAN: Andy Denholm, seen here at one of his exhibitions, hopes the public can kick start funding for a war memorial Picture: TOM BANKS

Community launches appeal to replace war memorial statue missing since the 1970s

Youth footballers took part in a sponsored run in Spennymoor to raise funds for Solan Connor Fawcett Family Cancer Trust charity picture: SARAH CALDECOTT

Spennymoor football youngsters kick off sponsored charity run

VOTE: Last year's It's Up 2 U event takes place at Spennymoor Leisure Centre Picture: CHRIS BOOTH

Chance to support community projects in Spennymoor

James Hodgson

Former school caretaker from Spennymoor is jailed for sexually abusing children

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

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

Guide to North-East 2015 fireworks displays


Festive fair date near Spennymoor

Plans to extend DurhamGate site near Spennymoor have been approved

Plans to extend DurhamGate site near Spennymoor approved

Kevin Wind, Hett's postman for the last 11 years, with protest songwriter Alan Prudhoe. Picture: MARK TALLENTIRE

Village of Hett turns to YouTube to save Super Kev the Postman

PROTEST: Residents of Tyne Crescent and Tees Crescent in Spennymoor have held a day of protest after recent spate of anti-social behaviour

Spennymoor residents hold day of action to bring community together

EYESORE: A business village on land to the north of the DurhamGate site at Thinford, near Spennymoor, was abandoned during construction Picture: STUART BOULTON

Plans to extend DurhamGate site near Spennymoor recommended for approval

The scene where John Nixon was found dead in Craddock Street, on October 20

House linked to unexplained death of man in Spennymoor street 'closed' by police

The launch of Spennymoor's Poppy Appeal with civic dignitaries and a World War Two Jeep Picture: TOM BANKS

Spennymoor launches Poppy Appeal

Day of action will tackle anti-social behaviour

Bid to boost community spirit in Spennymoor streets

Some residents have been scared by the talk of someone with a striking resemblance to the notorious film monster Pennywise targeting their neighbourhood

Mystery clown terrorises Spennymoor residents in pre-Halloween prank

SCENE: Craddock Street, in Spennymoor

Four bailed following street death in Spennymoor

The scene of the incident in Spennymoor today

Four arrests after man found dead in Spennymoor street

SUBSTANTIAL: Defendant told to expect "substantial" prison term when he is sentenced at Durham Crown Court next month.

Spennymoor knifepoint robber said "sorry" to victim then fled with her purse

CONTRIBUTION: Trinity Youth Project in Spennymoor accepts funds from Spennymoor AAP

Church reaching out to young people in Spennymoor

ANNIVERSARY: Arthur and Irene Sheldon, of Keswick Drive, Spennymoor celebrate their golden wedding on Friday, October 23.

Next door neighbours celebrate 50 years of marriage

SALES: Durham Crown Court told drug grower hoped to make profit from activities

'Professional' cannabis growth found when police visited home over domestic incident

WELCOMING: New members are welcome to join the weekly tea dance at Spennymoor Leisure Centre

Appeal for more people to join Spennymoor dance

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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