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Consett's Thomas Swan & Co helps develop wonder material graphene for electronics

FOCUS: Consett's Thomas Swan & Co is known for its work on graphene

A FAMILY-OWNED chemical firm is working with research bosses to pave the way for increased use of a wonder material in electronics.

5:00am Thursday 28 July 2016

Consett's Got Talent to raise cash for cancer charity

TALENT: (l-r) Singer Philip Marshall, dancer Josh Watson and organiser Jess Marshall.

A TALENT show featuring singing and dancing is being held to raise cash for a cancer charity.

2:18pm Monday 25 July 2016

Traffic lights to control access to Consett car park during roadworks

ROADWORKS: The car park will remain open while work takes place on Albert Road in Consett

A TOWN’S main car park is to be closed for five days while roadworks take place.

1:15pm Sunday 24 July 2016

Pair given lengthy sentences for unprovoked taxi queue attack

CUSTODY: Reece Laing, given 59-month sentence in young offenders' institution.

TWO youths who carried out a joint unprovoked attack on innocent people waiting in a taxi queue are beginning lengthy custodial sentences.

6:56pm Friday 22 July 2016

Breast cancer survivor praises charity which offers wig styling service for people suffering from medical hair loss

WIG: Helen McIntyre with wig provided through the charity mynewhair

A BREAST cancer survivor has praised the charity which helped her recover her confidence as she fought against the disease.

4:24pm Tuesday 26 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

Opposition councillors start petition against overdevelopment of Durham City

Councillor Mark Wilkes has started a petition as part of the consultation on the new County Durham Plan.

OPPOSITION councillors have launched a petition calling for development to be spread across County Durham instead of concentrated in the area’s only city.

5:05am Sunday 24 July 2016

Police warning after string of arson attacks on Consett housing estate

WARNING: Police fear someone could be killed as arsonists target Bridgehill estate

POLICE fear someone could be seriously hurt or even killed after a string of arson attacks on a housing estate over the last week.

12:13pm Friday 8 July 2016

Children won't play with my son because he's "different" says Polish woman's friend concerned over post Brexit atmosphere

Urszula Dabek, who owns Polish Beers Warehouse, says children wouldn't play with her friend's son following Brexit because he's "different".

ANECDOTAL evidence from members of the Polish community in part of the North-East appears to be reinforcing fears that racist incidents have risen since the referendum on EU membership.

2:47pm Wednesday 29 June 2016


THOMPSON Thomas (Tom) (Consett) Peacefully in Rosemount Care Home, after a short illness aged 97 years. Tom, devoted husband of the late Marjorie, loved and respected uncle of Geoffrey and Keith. Tom will be sadly missed by all his loving family and…

3:51am Friday 1 July 2016
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