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Thieves enter unlocked houses

Police warn homeowners and motorists to make sure their houses and vehicles are locked.

POLICE are warning homeowners to keep their doors locked after a spate of break-ins by thieves simply trying door handles.

5:44pm Tuesday 26 July 2016

Perry the peacock has mysteriously disappeared - clearly a case for the flying squad

Fowl play: Perry the peacock has not been seen for weeks

LAST week’s column told how Yvonne Ridley, former Echo reporter and Taliban captive – the events were not contemporaneous – had set up a peafowl sanctuary in the Borders.

9:35am Tuesday 26 July 2016

Pictures don't do the spectacular Kynren justice

Fireworks at open air show Kynren in Bishop Auckland

WE had heard little snippets about the epic tale of Kynren from family and friends who are taking part in it and also seen the pictures published in The Northern Echo. None of that prepared us for the spectacular evening we had on Saturday, July 20.

9:08am Tuesday 26 July 2016

Cautious Darlington FC fans won't believe groundshare until they see it

An artist's impression of the new ground at Blackwell Meadows

FOOTBALL fans have given a cautious response to the announcement of a start date for long-awaited redevelopment work to bring a North-East club home.

5:08am Tuesday 26 July 2016

Norman Waud

WAUD (Evenwood) Margaret and Michelle would like to thank family and friends, for all the flowers and cards of condolence received during their recent sad loss of Norman. A special thank you to all the Staff at the Mara Unit, Bishop Auckland, Ward 42…

4:51am Tuesday 26 July 2016

Bishop Auckland man hit on head in during attack in home

SENTENCED: Newton Aycliffe Magistrates' Court

A MAN was struck across the back of the head during an attack in his own home, a court heard.

1:57pm Friday 22 July 2016

County Durham dementia ward to close following review

CLOSURE: Tees, Esk and Wear Valleys NHS Foundation Trust is closing the doors of one of its three dementia wards providing specialist inpatient services

ONE of three dementia wards across two locations in County Durham will close its doors as part of a move to reduce costs.

5:41pm Friday 22 July 2016

Former Archdeacon of Auckland Granville Gibson denies sexually abusing boys and young men

George Granville Gibson at Durham Crown Court today. Picture: North News & Pictures

THE handling of a young clergyman’s complaint of alleged sexual misconduct by a churchman was a clear example of “brushing something under the carpet”, a court was told.

5:39pm Monday 25 July 2016

Beautiful babes are Happy Tots in Northern Echo competition

TOTS: Happy Tots 2016 winners Benjamin Holness won the 3-5 years, Imogen Marton won the 0-18 months and Cohnan Clark won the 18-36  months Picture: SARAH CALDECOTT.

GIGGLES and laughter filled the air as bonny babies claimed their places as Happy Tots winners.

5:11am Friday 22 July 2016

Assunta Mahony

MAHONY July 13, suddenly Assunta of Bishop Auckland, formerly Arpino Italy. Devoted wife of the late Patrick Joseph, a loving and much loved mam to Anna and the late Marina, beloved nanna to David, Danielle and Victoria, also a loving great-nanna,…

3:51am Wednesday 20 July 2016
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