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Thieves apparently used a digger in an attempt to steal a cash machine in Throston, Hartlepool. Picture: Cleveland Police road policing unit.

Stolen digger abandoned, getaway Land Rover burned out as police foil cash machine raiders

The mangled wreck of the car on the A19 at Thornaby Picture: Cleveland and Durham RPU

Lucky escape for driver after lorry smashes into broken down car on A19

Barry John Henry Lynn (left) and Michael Forster are on the run after escaping from Hatfield Prison, Doncaster

Hunt for escaped prisoners on the run from Hatfield Prison

Nadeem Saddique was "victimised" by colleagues at Cleveland Police, a tribunal finds

Asian VIP protection officer "victimised" by colleagues at Cleveland Police, tribunal finds

Chancellor George Osborne

Tees carbon plan at risk as Government axes £1bn CCS competition

North Yorkshire Police Deputy Chief Constable Tim Madgwick said increased police funding from the Chancellor was "very welcome". Picture: MARTIN RICKETT/PA WIRE

More police cash and tax credits U-turn welcomed, but has Chancellor 'all but ignored' Teesside?

The information board at Darlington Station showing delayed services after a freight train broke down this afternoon

Delays of at least an hour after train breaks down near Darlington on East Coast Main Line

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

Black Friday shoppers at an Asda store in Wembley, north west London, last year.

Black Friday 2015: Which stores are opening early and which aren't taking part

A man smoking a cannabis joint

Hartlepool man grew cannabis to ease chronic pain condition

A man had to be airlifted to hospital after his legs became trapped in a potato machine at Malton

Farm horror as man gets legs trapped in potato machine

Ian Mulholland stole packs of bacon from Sainsbury's

Serial thief stole bacon and salmon weeks after release from prison

Chancellor George Osborne's Spending Review and Autumn Statement 2015

Autumn Statement: Chancellor George Osborne announces his spending plans

The Prodigy

Going to the Prodigy gig in Newcastle? Hang on to your mobile phone

Acorn Road, Jesmond Picture: Google Street View

Hunt for armed robbers brandishing knives who struck at shop

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

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

Police targeting badger baiters make an arrest at a house in Medomsley, near Consett.

Badger baiting - police raid County Durham homes of suspected criminals

The fire still burning on Wednesday morning. Picture: Gavin Engelbrecht

'Devastation' as fire rips through barn - woman describes efforts to rescue horses as flames took hold

Darlington taxi driver Alan Grieve could face court after accidentally refusing a guide dog

Darlington taxi driver could face court after accidentally refusing a guide dog

JAILED: Liam Smith

Paedophile jailed for 10 years after climbing through girl's bedroom window at night for sex

Three Darlington based letting and property management agents have been fined for breaking the law

Darlington letting agents fined after council investigation

The last remaining headgear in the North Pennines at Grove Rake mine, near Rookhope in Weardale, County Durham. Also pictured is a modern building which was badly damaged in a fire this month

Concerns mounting over future of Weardale's Grove Rake mine

Oaklands Country Rest Home

91-year-old care home resident died of hypothermia because room was freezing

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

Sponsors have helped fund £39,000 of new radio equipment to help dales groups. At the Barnard Castle Police Station are co-ordinator of Teesdale Farmwatch PCSO Liz Finn, Adam Hearn of the Teesdale and Weardale Search and Mountain Rescue Team, Farmwatch t

New radio system to help dale groups

INQUEST: Crook Coroner's Court Picture: TOM BANKS

Inquest into Darlington Railway Station death opened

Darlington to become dementia friendly with help of new alliance

Darlington to become dementia friendly with help of new alliance

A previous annual forum held by Teesdale Action Partnership

OAPs voted top priority in Teesdale

Hundreds of schoolchildren take part in the annual outreach concert at Durham Cathedral. Picture: TOM BANKS

Sunderland kids sing in Durham Cathedral

Jeremy Middleton, front centre, with fellow supporters of the North East Says Yes! campaign

Top Tory launches 'yes to devolution' campaign

Courtney Jade Priestley, from Darlington, stole a poppy box and perfume from TK Maxx.

Darlington heroin addict given suspended sentence after stealing poppy box

Jenny Anderson with her gingerbread Durham Cathedral at Tealicious, Durham City. Picture: TOM BANKS

Gingerbread cathedral is Tealicious

Wolsingham School students Robbie Hamilton and Tyler Hunt at St James' Park

Wolsingham School footballers travel to St James' Park

FUN: The annual Christmas reindeer parade around the town centre takes place on Sunday

Christmas calendar to offer discounts to Darlington shoppers

Daphne and Gordon Smith.

Grandparents shortlisted for two national awards after neighbour nominations

The Butterwick Hospice Bollywood Ball at Hardwick Hall. Graham and Julie Leggatt-Chidgey. Picture: CHRIS BOOTH  (47470894)

Records broken at Butterwick Hospice Bollywood Ball - and there's a surprise guest too

HEROES: Hurworth Primary School pupils dressed as their favourite heroic characters to tackle a charity fun run

Hurworth heroes take to the track to raise money for St Teresa's Hospice

Sarah Millican has announced two extra dates in Newcastle in July

Extra Sarah Millican dates at Newcastle to go on sale

Cleveland Centre mascot competition won by William Kell, from Green Lane Primary Academy, celebrating along with fellow pupils.

Young artist snaps into action to win mascot design competition

Eddie Straight, a Teesside war hero, now 94, whose military service took him from Saltburn into the blitz, Buckingham Palace, Belsen and the Burmese jungle Picture: SARAH CALDECOTT

"I've written to the Queen to ask that war hero Eddie Straight receives a national award," - Mayor of Redcar

MEETING: Tensions ran high at the place scrutiny committee at Darlington Town Hall

Darlington Council accused of 'Stalinist' approach as housing figures are called into scrutiny

Fool carriageway

Fool carriageway

Park & ride scheme planned for Middlesbrough

The new unit is freeing up beds at the Friarage Hospital in Northallerton.

New Northallerton unit frees hospital beds

(l-r) Joanne Baines, animal welfare assistant at Blue Cross Thirsk, with Sarah Jefferson and Kayleigh Turner of Darlington Building Society. PICTURE: Keith Taylor

Staff and customers at building society in Northallerton help abandoned pets

Comedians and Carols is coming to the Gala Theatre, Durham

Comedy and carols this Christmas

Comedians and Carols is coming to the Gala Theatre, Durham

Comedy and carols this Christmas

Eight-year-old Brody Thompson enjoys one of the exhibits during the Lumiere-inspired celebration at Evergreen Primary School, in Bishop Auckland Picture by Stuart Boulton

Evergreen Primary School, in Bishop Auckland, hosts Lumiere-inspired tenth anniversary celebration

Julie Biddlecombe-Brown, Monika Stokowiec, Laurie Endean, Carolyn Gaw, Charlotte Norton, Grace McDade and Rachel Smith knit hats for charity at Palace Green Library

200 hats sewn for charity

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