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Do you recognise these suspected shoplifters in Darlington, Durham, Bishop Auckland and Ferryhill?

This man is wanted by Darlington police following a suspected shoplifting at the Co-op, Faverdale, Darlington, on April 30. 

POLICE have appealed for help to trace these suspected shoplifters.

7:57am Monday 23 May 2016

Bishop Auckland coach company boss speaks out after brother's child abuse court case

JAILED: Leonard Garnett.

A COACH company boss insisted last night that passengers have never been put at risk after his brother was jailed for historic child sex offences.

9:05am Thursday 19 May 2016

Father-of-two apologises for fly tipping after being caught on Bishop Auckland CCTV

A CCTV image of the waste left behind by Christopher Myers in the Binchester Plantation, near Bishop Auckland. Picture: DURHAM COUNTY COUNCIL.

A FATHER-of-two has admitted he regrets dumping tree cuttings and green waste in a fly-tipping hotspot after covert CCTV caught him in the act.

3:48pm Tuesday 24 May 2016

Auckland Castle exhibition shines a light on 1,000 years of pitmen and priests

Under the Coaly Tyne, 1887, by John Hodgson Campbell

THE Pitmen and Prelates exhibition will unearth the 1,000-year hidden history behind the complex – even sometimes fraught – bond connecting the Prince Bishops and the once mighty County Durham mining fraternity.

8:32am Friday 20 May 2016

Will Richard Aisbitt break post-war history in County Championship?

Just champion: Richard Aisbitt with the Durham County Championship trophy and long term caddie John Hutchinson

REIGNING Durham County champion Richard Aisbitt will head to Wearside this weekend with happy memories as well as an intention to become the first post-war golfer to win three in a row.

10:00am Thursday 19 May 2016

Teesdale's Greta Townson turns 100

Chairman of Durham County Council, Councillor Jan Blakey, joins Greta Townson on her 100th birthday Picture: Keith Taylor

A WELL known dales woman has celebrated a landmark birthday.

1:39pm Friday 20 May 2016

'Lucky' family rescued from burning building first-floor thank firefighters for saving their lives

Bishop Auckland firefighters meet a family they rescued from a house fire from left, crew manager David Welsh and two-year old Frankie Stehenson and his mum Siobhan Stephenson and her partner Tom Elder. Picture by Stuart Boulton.

A LUCKY family who were rescued from a burning building in County Durham have thanked the firefighters that saved their lives.

4:02am Saturday 21 May 2016

Cage fighter shows softer side as he backs boy's dream holiday fund

Boxer Michael Hodgson with five-year-old muscular dystrophy sufferer Ryan Bennett at TF6 gym in Bishop Auckland. Michael is raising funds to send Ryan on a dream holiday to Disneyland. Picture by Stuart Boulton

A CAGE fighter's soft side has been revealed after he turned one of his biggest competitions into a fundraising event to send a boy with a muscle wasting disease on a dream holiday.

6:05am Monday 23 May 2016

How many pubs named after old racehorses can you name?

PUB NAME: Dr Syntax, who was in its heyday from 1815 until 1823

BACK in Memories 274 in March, we were inspired by the story of the Flying Dutchman and Voltigeur to go in search of pubs named after racehorses.

6:55pm Saturday 21 May 2016

A life made bearable

OPENING: The Bacon family help Take That star Gary Barlow and Mary Butterwick open the children’s hospice in 1998

In Children’s Hospice Week, Peter Barron meets the first family to be referred to the Butterwick Children’s Hospice when it opened 18 years ago.

7:56am Tuesday 24 May 2016
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