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BMW stolen in 'two-in-one' burglary of Weardale home

APPEAL: Police are seeking anyone with information that could lead to finding the stolen BMW

A BMW has been stolen in what police called a "two-in-one"burglary in Weardale. The keys to the BMW 520d M Sport convertible were snatched from a home in the Thistlewood Road area of Wolsingham before the vehicle was driven off. Durham Police said the…

5:30pm Friday 21 April 2017

Crackdown on idle litter louts

Environment Secretary Andrea Leadsom has announced a crackdown on litter louts

WANT to save taxpayers £800m a year? Then start taking your litter home.

8:26am Friday 21 April 2017

Wolsingham pupils hear defibs in school and throughout Weardale could save lives

SAFE: Gillian Hutchinson and community safety responder Laman Warburton with Wolsingham School students Chloe Westgarth and Harry Richmond

PUPILS learnt how doctors in boxes located throughout their remote communities could save lives.

5:24pm Friday 7 April 2017

Weardale youngsters' fancy flock to go on display in Westgate

BAA: Anne Oliphant, right, and Liz Haynes, left, of the Friends of St John’s Chapel Primary School, with pupils, clockwise from top, George Jameson, eight, Meika Redman, eight, Michael James Pattinson, three, and Brad Redman, eight

1:34pm Thursday 30 March 2017

Weardale mining museum to host fun dog show

FUN: Killhope is hosting a fun dog show next month Picture: PIXABAY

A MINING museum is inviting dog owners to enter their beloved pooches in a fun competition next month.

7:09pm Thursday 13 April 2017

Weardale slimmer on track to achieve marathon dream after losing 12 stone

RUNNER: Rachel Edmunds, from Weardale, will run the London Marathon this month after losing more than 12 stone

A WOMAN who was unable to walk more than 500 metres without losing her breath will take on the London Marathon this month after losing 12st 7lbs.

5:05pm Thursday 6 April 2017

Weardale mining museum to reopen this weekend

OPEN: Killhope Lead Mining Museum in Upper Weardale

A LEAD mining museum will reopen for the summer season this weekend.

4:07pm Thursday 30 March 2017

Coundon craftswoman shocked to hear she is society's first female supper guest in 163 years

Crafter's Companion founder Sara Davies

THE Metropolitan Police having appointed its first woman commissioner, the Coundon and District Society for the Prevention and Prosecution of Felons has had its first female supper guest in 163 years.

8:06am Tuesday 11 April 2017

Protecting the rural beat

Ron Hogg, Police Crime and Victims Commissioner for County Durham and Darlington

As he launches a new Rural Policing Statement, Ron Hogg, Police Crime and Victims Commissioner for County Durham and Darlington, sets out what Durham Constabulary are doing to make a difference in rural communities.

8:56am Tuesday 28 March 2017

Army cadets rescued from Pennines after teenager falls ill

RESCUE: Mountain rescuers escorted the cadet group back to their base Picture: TEESDALE AND WEARDALE SEARCH AND MOUTAIN RESCUE

SEARCH and mountain rescue teams came to the aid of a group of army cadets on Easter Sunday after a 14-year-old fell ill in the Pennines.

5:05pm Tuesday 18 April 2017
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