POLICE are warning homeowners to keep their doors locked after a spate of break-ins by thieves simply trying door handles.
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.
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.
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.
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…
A MAN was struck across the back of the head during an attack in his own home, a court heard.
ONE of three dementia wards across two locations in County Durham will close its doors as part of a move to reduce costs.
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.
GIGGLES and laughter filled the air as bonny babies claimed their places as Happy Tots winners.