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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

Security firm Petards secures £1.2m Bombardier work

SUPPORT: Petards is known for supporting Newton Aycliffe trainbuilder Hitachi Rail Europe

A SECURITY and surveillance firm has secured a contract worth more than £1.2m to help keep a trainbuilder on the right tracks.

3:27pm Monday 25 July 2016

Newton Aycliffe's Crafter's Companion takes retail venture to Chesterfield

BASE: Sara Davies, founder of Crafter's Companion, pictured in the company's store at its Newton Aycliffe headquarters                        Picture: TOM BANKS

A CRAFT supplies firm is eyeing further retail growth after embarking on a £250,000 expansion just weeks after opening its first shop.

5:00am Wednesday 20 July 2016

Newton Aycliffe lawnmower maker Husqvarna eyes factory expansion

SITE: Workers make lawnmowers at Husqvarna's Newton Aycliffe factory

A LAWNMOWER maker is extending its factory to meet rising demand.

5:00am Wednesday 20 July 2016

Driving ban for man following trip to McDonald’s

Newton Aycliffe Magistrates' Court

A MAN who was stopped by police after a trip to McDonald’s with his girlfriend has been banned from the road.

2:51pm Wednesday 20 July 2016

'We’ve always been happy together and appreciate our lovely family' - West Cornforth couple celebrate diamond day

Margaret and Eric Raine of Maple Grove, West Cornforth celebrate their 60th Wedding Anniversary today. Picture: CHRIS BOOTH

A COUPLE’S love for one another and a strong family have given them 60 happy years of marriage.

4:52pm Thursday 21 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

Shildon man admits breaching sexual harm prevention order

BREACH: Newton Aycliffe Magistrates' Court

A MAN has appeared before magistrates charged with breaching the terms of a sexual harm prevention order for the third time.

1:59pm Friday 22 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

Drunk Darlington man charges at traffic wardens and kicks car they were sheltering in

GUILTY PLEA: Newton Aycliffe Magistrates' Court

A DRUNKEN man charged at two traffic wardens and then punched and kicked the car they took refuge in, a court head.

5:20am Friday 22 July 2016
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