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ACCIDENT SCENE: The vehicle in the collision

Delays after accident between Crook and Bishop Auckland

SHIPSHAPE: Two-masted brig Stavros S Niarchos arrives in Sunderland for the announcement of the 2018 Tall Ships Race

Sunderland's boat comes in as organisers announce Tall Ships Race will start from city

CCTV: Do you recognise this man?

Man secretly films teenage girl at Darlington station

BELLS: The iconic clock tower in Darlington town centre

Darlington Council ditches pre-recorded bell chimes - which cost £6,000 - days later

CEREMONY: Bishop Auckland FC chairman, Richard Tremewan with Colin Rowell's partner, Nora Robson

Ashes scattered of the ‘absolute gentleman’ who left £300,000 to Bishop Auckland FC

RESTORATION: G-ARPO is the last Hawker Siddeley 1C Trident aircraft anywhere in the world

Iconic plane on show after five-year restoration

SOULMATES: Darren Edwards with fiancée Tanya Palliser

Father-of-three killed in car accident was nearly three times over the limit, court hears

STORMS: A lightning bolt over Darlington on Wednesday.

Weather warning issued as more torrential rain and lightning forecast

PAYING TRIBUTE: A minute's silence is observed on Darlington's High Row. Picture: STUART BOULTON

Britain pauses to pay tribute to Tunisia terror attack victims

BOMB THREAT: York Station, where a man has been arrested after threatening to blow up a train

Man held after threat to blow up train

Angela Wrightson's partially-naked body was found on a sofa in the front room of her home in Stephen Street, Hartlepool.

Murder trial told room where victim found was like "bomb site"

Cattle are unloaded at Darlington Auction Mart. Picture: SARAH CALDECOTT

Prize bull deal at Darlington Auction Mart heads to High Court

TOP NOSH: The Raby Hunt restaurant at Summerhouse near Darlington which has made it into a prestigious top 100 restaurants list. Outside the building are commie chef Emlyn Hugill, owner and head chef James Close, senior chef de partie Maria Guseva and sou

County Durham restaurant makes prestigious Top 100 list

TIME-LAPSE: Bishop Auckland resident Arron Briddick captured the footage on his GoPro camera

Time-lapse video captures thunderstorms in night sky over Bishop Auckland


Outgoing police chief's fear over 'sexist' treatment

GUILTY PLEA: James Taylor admitted making pseudo photos of children with their Facebook pictures

Lonely man jailed for making sex images with children's Facebook photos

HEROES: Tesco in Catterick Garrison served up breakfast to say thank you to local soldiers

Tesco dished up a Heroes Breakfast for Catterick Garrison troops

RESPECT: The one minute silence on Darlington's High Row. Picture: STUART BOULTON

Darlington comes to a standstill to honour Tunisia shooting victims

DEMENTIA: Consultation launched over dementia care centre

Consultation launched over dementia care centre

ROLE: Matthew Johnson, of Spennymoor, who plays Slightly in the show

Talented youngsters to star in stage production of Peter Pan

OLIVER: CBW Youth Theatre rehearsing for their production of Oliver, with Fagin played by Joseph Arnott

Show which inspired young people to be staged for special anniversary

FUN: A competition to rebrand the Playshack has been won by two pupils from Escomb Primary School who selected the name Scallywagz. They are Thomas Stones, nine, and Freya Fodden, seven, sat with Scallywagz co-owner Allan Barker. Picture: CHRIS BOOTH

Escomb Primary School pupils win competition to rename Shildon's Play Shack

SUMMER: Booze warning for motorists

Booze warning from police as sunny weather continues

Town's community spirit ensures resident gets funeral

EMERGENCY ACTION: The North York Moors National Park Authority has urged visitors to report any fire they spot

National park issues tinderbox conditions fire alert

EXHIBITION LAUNCH: Ripon Cathedral Flower Guild members raise their hats to the women of Second World War on the tenth anniversary of the Women's Memorial in Whitehall

Cathedral showcase celebrates women's role in Second World War

DANCE: Britain’s Got Talent stars Jordan Banjo and Perri Kiely, from Diversity, judging the Generation Green contest

Pupils win £25,000 for their school with dance performance

SPEEDY: The Bloodhound SuperSonic Car

Superfast 1,000mph car heads to the region

WINNERS: Arts and Culture award winners, organisers and supporters of the Festival of thrift at the Observer Ethical Awards 2015, held at the V&A Museum in London

Festival of Thrift scoops national award

WINNERS: Bar owner Les Fry and bartender Jake Beaverstock at Voodoo. Picture: Jenny Bainbridge

National glory beckons for Darlington's cocktail connoisseurs

SERVICE DESTINATION: The North York Moors National Park

Volunteers' bus service to Moors is expanded

New date for Sunderland game

WRITER: Abby Walker, 14, of Bishop Auckland, was short-listed in the Wicked Young Writers' Awards

Writer short-listed in national competition

LONG SERVICE: RAF Leeming personnel gather to honour driver Brian Gordon on his retirement

Retiring RAF base driver honoured for long service

STRIKE: Northern Rail staff vote have voted in favour of industrial action.

Northern Rail staff vote for strike action

Tractor destroyed in barn fire

Tractor destroyed in barn fire

LADBROKES: The raid happened at one of the company's outlets.

Cack-handed thief dubbed "spontaneous cretin" by own barrister after botched robbery

James Wharton MP pictured filling in potholes last year in his constituency, in Railway Terrace, Eaglescliffe.

Filling in potholes counts towards creation of 'Northern Powerhouse'

PET: Marie Carter with Sophie

Special day to remember pets

Woon Art Prize 2015 winner Kayt Hughes and her piece ' Study Scores, 2nd Movement 2015 at Baltic 39 in Newcastle Upon Tyne. Picture: North News & Pictures

Filler and pencil land student £20,000 art prize in Newcastle

GARDEN: Mike Heagney in his wonderful garden. Picture: STUART BOULTON.

Stunning garden open to the public for one day only

DEVELOPMENTS: Richmondshire District Council planning committee approved outline permission for developments

Councillors fears over rapid house building in Colburn

CLASSIC: Nemo and Dory in popular Disney film Finding Nemo

Outdoor family films to be screened in Darlington

GARDEN: Mike Heagney in his wonderful garden. Picture: STUART BOULTON.

Stunning garden open to the public for one day only

SWAMPED: Pauline Wright with two of the Persian cats which need a new home.Picture: Richard Doughty Photography.

Cat rescue centre appeals for help

DELAYS: Drivers warned to expect disruption as work on the new Sunderland Bridge roundabout progresses

Drivers warned of delays during five-day road closure


Tributes after death of cricket man Ken

ALCOHOL: Richmond School is applying for an alcohol licence

School to apply for alcohol licence for entire site

WALK: Pupils at St. George's CofE Academy in Middleton St. George walk to school. Picture: STUART BOULTON

Heroes and villains enjoy a stroll to school

SHOW: Audiences will be treated to award-winning productions

New arts group brings award-winning theatre to town

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