• Flats occupant led to safety after blaze

    THE occupant of a flat had to be led to safety by firefighters after a blaze at a block of flats in Hendon, Sunderland. A total of 16 firefighters were called to the block of flats in D'arcy Court around 5.50pm on Thursday. The fire was in the kitchen

  • Road near Guisborough closed by accident

    POLICE closed off the A171 Middlesbrough Road at Guisborough, North Yorkshire on Thursday night after an accident. The road was closed in both directions around 9pm as a result of the incident which occurred between the A173 and the A1043 near the town

  • Darlington 'explosions' explained by council

    A CEREMONY in Darlington to mark the arrival of the Tall Ships to the region went off with a bang - quite literally. Around 7pm on Wednesday night two huge explosions reverberated across the town, causing windows to rattle, birds to scatter

  • Music festival cancelled over poor ticket sales

    AN ambitious festival showcasing music and green living has been cancelled because of poor advance ticket sales. The Green Phoenix Festival was to have been held from Thursday to Sunday August 19 to 22 on the National Trust's Gibside Estate, near Gateshead

  • Knight And Day (12A)

    Stars: Tom Cruise, Cameron Diaz and Peter Sarsgaard Running time: 109 mins Rating: ★★ IT begins so promisingly. Car restorer June Haver emerges from the toilet on her flight to find fellow passenger Roy Miller has killed everyone else

  • Claws in the contract

    All that purring and barking is just to distract us from what’s really going on, as Steve Pratt discovers. ONE of the big attractions for actors to voice characters in Cats And Dogs 2: The Revenge Of Kitty Galore, was the chance to make a movie

  • Outkast album in pipeline

    BIG BOI has revealed that there is another OUTKAST album in the pipeline. The artist, who makes up the award-winning duo with Andre 3000, said: “I can’t give a complete date. I don’t want people to get mad. But soon as Dre finishes his album,

  • Faithless future in doubt

    FAITHLESS have admitted they will be considering their future after their current tour. The dance music legends, who have been going for 15 years, are currently on a world tour and while keyboard diva Sister Bliss said she hoped the band would

  • Playing with fire

    British actor Paul Bettany is flying high as an angel in the new DVD release Legion. He says he chose the role because he loves horror movies – and liked the director’s choice of sneakers. Steve Pratt reports. AFTER playing a killer monk

  • August 5, 2010

    REVIEWS Chopin Piano Concerto No1 (Naxos 8.572335) Pianist Eldar Nebolsin and the Warsaw Philharmonic Orchestra present a scintillating account of Chopin’s youthful work, which is dominated by the brilliant piano part the teenage performercomposer

  • August 5, 2010

    WHAT’S ON Tomorrow the Savannah Jazz Band, Saltburn Community Centre, 01287 624622. CD REVIEWS Phronesis/Alive (Edition Records EDN1021) This stimulating new trio was one of the groups featured in Loop Collective’s Showcase at this year’s Gateshead

  • Folk heads to Old Hartlepool

    IN a week when the venerable Guardian newspaper declared, somewhat belatedly, that “Folk is hip again”, there are two notable events happening in the region, which should provide a strong attraction for folk fans and the general public

  • Pony express

    Snow Patrol frontman Gary Lightbody and REM guitarist Peter Buck have joined forces to create another supergroup, and Andy Welch and Polly Weeks discover this is one Tired Pony which still has a kick. THERE are certain terms in music which instill

  • The Railbenders

    FROM time to time you come across something musically different and I can remember the uniqueness of the sound that Steve Earle gave us with Guitar Town. I have just experienced a similar feeling after taking a listen to a new outfit from Denver

  • Fraud escort

    AS love rat scumbags go, Lewis Archer is up there with that chap who tried to push Rita under a tram in Blackpool. He’s an escort, a man who takes out women for money, just a gigolo – as those who’ve been following activities in Coronation Street

  • For Pete’s sake

    Life takes a comedic turn for Rafe Spall – son of veteran actor Timothy – in Channel 4’s new comedy drama Pete Versus Life. Susan Griffiths catches up with him. ASIDE from the now infamous vuvuzela, the constant din of recent months has been

  • Durham suffer at Hampshire

    YESTERDAY’S monsoon did not last long enough for Durham as play resumed at 11.30 this morning at Basingstoke and less than 90 minutes later they were 40 for four. Only Gordon Muchall of the top five reached double figures and he was still there on 36

  • Flooring firm lays foundation for growth

    A Durham business that was hard hit by the economic downturn during early 2009, still managed to stay in profit and secured a major public contract, after investing in its workforce and targeting new markets with the help of Business Link. Reprotec

  • Police investigate assault on woman in town centre

    POLICE are investigating an assault on a woman in Bishop Auckland town centre which occurred this afternoon. The 31-year-old was attacked outside the Internacionale store, on Newgate Street, at about 2pm. She suffered facial injuries as a result of

  • Yorkshire's Rudolph hits a century

    Jacques Rudolph has scored a brilliant century to keep Yorkshire’s hopes of saving their County Championship match against Nottinghamshire at Headingley firmly alive. The 29 year-old South African has notched his third century of the season, passing

  • Building a team with apprenticeships

    By Richard Asquith Any employer will know that finding skilled staff can be a challenge. One way of building a team of employees with relevant experience and skills is to embark upon an apprenticeship programme. Apprenticeships can be a very

  • Making the most of the online market

    By Chris Simpson of Business Link The internet is playing an increasingly important role in the way in which products and services are purchased. For any business, the internet is an excellent way to interact with potential and existing

  • Accountancy firm makes training gains

    A leading firm of chartered accountants, which has invested in staff training since its launch, has continued to demonstrate its commitment to people development throughout the downturn with the help of funding support from Business Link.

  • Teenager faces jail for biting off half-brother's ear

    A TEENAGER is facing a jail sentence for biting off part of his half-brother's ear during a fight after a family birthday party. Stuart Curtis, 17, attacked 20-year-old Michael Wilson on the doorstep of his home in Darlington on January 31, a court was

  • Financing your new business

    When starting up it is vital to take time to consider the finances needed to get your business off the ground, how you will raise these funds and how you will manage your finances as your new venture grows. Here Business Link’s Mark David provides

  • African love affair

    Journalist Helen Blakesley, who left the North-East to live in West Africa two years ago, explains what it’s like to live in Senegal’s beautiful, but infuriating capital. I LIVE in a country where a man can have four wives. Legally.

  • Making business links is key to start up success

    Starting a business is a big decision for anyone and having the appropriate support can be the difference between success and failure. Business & Enterprise North East (BE-NE) which delivers a wide portfolio of support services in the region, including

  • Planning to get your business off the ground

    By David Dixon Getting a small business off the ground can seem like an uphill struggle at times, especially in the current challenging economic climate. That is why it is crucial to seek support and guidance to ensure that your idea or enterprise can

  • Killer's family apologises to family of hero soldier

    The family of killer Michael Ridley who ended the life of hero soldier Staff Sgt Chris Chacksfield with one-punch have apologised to his family after revealing their own personal tragedy. Michael’s parents, Michael senior and Sheila, and his aunt

  • Dalton and Gayles Summer Fayre and Produce Show

    Dalton and Gayles annual Summer Fayre and Produce Show takes place on Saturday 21st August from 12 noon. There will be a BBQ, (starting from 12:30), a licensed bar, and stalls including Phoenix Cards and Usborne Books. The Duck Race

  • Henry IV Part One, York Shakespeare Project

    THIS is a massive undertaking in an unusual theatrical venue – a disused medieval church. York Shakespeare Project not only tackles one of Shakespeare’s most complex plays (two plays, if we’re being strictly accurate), but opts to stage it in

  • Beauty And The Beast, Durham Gala Theatre

    THE highly talented youngsters of the Gala Theatre Stage School have scored another hit with their latest and biggest production yet, Disney’s Beauty and the Beast. Featuring many favourite songs from the film, the story is well known. I had

  • Holmedale Preschool Sponsored Toddle

    Holmedale Preschool walked from Mainsgill Farm shop to Ravensworth Village Hall on their sponsored toddle, raising an amazing £400 for Barnardos.

  • Slap happy

    EastEnders (BBC1, 7.30pm) Mistresses (BBC1, 9pm) Police, Camera, Action! (ITV1, 9pm) AFAMILIAR face returns, if only temporarily, to East- Enders and she doesn’t get a very warm welcome. Fill the Fug’s former moll Lisa gets a slap round the chops

  • Broaches Farm Garden Open Day July 11th

    This was a great success, raising over £900 for the charities supported by the National Garden Scheme and £500, from the teas, for Kirby Hill Church. 279 people came to look round the garden. Judith Hutchinson would like to thank everyone involved

  • Summer fun

    FAMILIES have been invited to a packed programme of free events at an east Durham beauty spot this summer. A whole host of family activities has been planned at Castle Eden Dene National Nature Reserve, near Peterlee from Wednesday August 11 to Wednesday

  • Workmates prepare for charity jump

    FIVE workmates are preparing to take part in a charity skydive. Sarah Cairns, Rahul Nadkarni, Ben Raines, Jamie Short and Rhys Faulkner Watford will sky dive from 10,000ft in aid of St Cuthbert’s Hospice, in Durham. The five all work at the city’s Radisson

  • Corn-on-the-cob world record challenge

    VOLUNTEERS will need strong teeth, a healthy appetite and a love of sweetcorn if they choose to take up a competitive challenge this weekend. A prize of £1,000 is on offer in a contest to find Britain’s supreme corn-on-the-cob eater who can beat the

  • Cable pressed over Corus ‘deal’ hopes

    BUSINESS Secretary Vince Cable should “come clean” about whether any deal to buy a mothballed Corus plant is imminent when he visits the region today, a political rival claimed. Speculation was rife on Teesside yesterday that Mr Cable’s visit

  • Tall Ships boost tourism

    THE Tall Ships Races, which come to Hartlepool this weekend, are expected to continue a bumper year for the region’s guesthouses. There has been an increase in bookings in the Tees Valley on Sunday of 40 per cent compared to last year, to 59 per

  • Coffin maker expansion creates 20 more jobs

    A COFFIN manufacturer has taken on 20 more staff and seen its turnover increase by £1m in the past year, following expansion. JC Atkinson and Son, based in Washington, Wearside, has established a wholesale business alongside its primary manufacturing

  • Caught on camera

    THERE are times when your teenagers drive you to breaking point. You shout. You scream. You threaten. It’s not a pretty sight. I should know, because I’ve had a particularly sorry episode played back to me on film after my 11-yearold, who was

  • Market report

    LLOYDS BANKING GROUP and BP defied wider market falls yesterday as investors cheered good news from the bluechip duo. The bank posted forecast- beating first-half profits of £1.6bn, while oil giant BP has finally plugged its catastrophic Gulf

  • Turning sceptic

    A powerful odour, an eerie shadow, but no sight of the macabre matelot in Middlesbrough Town Hall. OSCAR NEVIN was a drunken sailor. Whatever they may have done with him, he saved them the trouble by committing suicide in his black-stinking police

  • In need of explanation

    BEHIND the scenes, in India and Thailand, there seems to be progress in selling Redcar’s mothballed Corus plant. This is good news. Today Business Secretary Vince Cable returns to Redcar, having last visited the seat during the election. He told

  • The Beeb

    COLUMNIST Peter Mullen is off on his hobbyhorse yet again (Echo, Aug 3). The BBC is run by a gang of lefties giving us a “relentless barrage of political bias” (stand up John Simpson and Nick Robinson, for example). In most people’s eyes the BBC

  • Such a joyful story...

    IN difficult times when “good news” stories are hard to find it was a joy to read of Marie Miracle Seignon and her eight-month-old baby, Landina (Echo, July 29). Reunited last week in London – months after Landina was believed to have died during

  • Space invaders

    Bright lights in the sky, a mysterious triangle and ‘a great black craft glowing with light’ – just some of the UFO sightings reported to the Ministry of Defence from across the region. Stuart Arnold takes a closer look at the files. THE truth is out

  • Huntley's claim

    IF whoever cut Soham murderer Ian Huntley’s throat had done a proper job there would not be a claim for compensation from him – but I think they should give him the £100,000 he is asking for. Then divide the money in half and give it to the families

  • Justice?

    THE meting out of justice has been debated many times in HAS over the years, but has there ever been a more disturbing travesty than that highlighted by two reports in Tuesday’s edition of The Northern Echo? Your front page told of the five-year

  • Gaza insight

    SKY News reporter Tim Marshall has finally revealed the astonishing truth about Gaza in a recent report. He filmed new cars being imported via the extensive network of enormous tunnels under the border with Egypt. He also revealed how new swimming

  • Pakistan disaster

    THE worst floods in 70 years in north-west Pakistan have left almost a million affected – among them hundreds of thousands of children. Critical water and sanitation facilities have been damaged, raising the possibility of outbreaks of disease

  • Yawn it may have been – but not now

    SCHOOLS will crumble, a futile war kills and maims and hundreds of thousands will be thrown on the dole – yet the Con-Lib Dem coalition sails merrily on. But throw in a row about an issue few people care about and neither of the parties truly wants

  • Harmison questions venues

    STEVE HARMISON yesterday questioned the wisdom of staging first-class cricket on club grounds after a torrential downpour rapidly turned Basingstoke’s May’s Bounty into a lake. Play was instantly abandoned with Hampshire having added 48 in 11

  • Swann bowled over by in-form Anderson

    GRAEME SWANN will be delighted with another James Anderson “benefit” as England hope for an action-replay victory over Pakistan in the second npower Test at Edgbaston tomorrow. Swann, England’s cricketer of the year and such a rich source of

  • Arts, sports and parks under threat of axe

    ARTS venues, sports centres and parks in Darlington face potential closure because of funding cuts, the council has warned. People wishing to support services and groups are advised to establish friends groups to raise funds. The warning has been

  • Hussey hits 222 to pile on agony for Tykes captain

    ANDREW GALE last night described his most difficult day as Yorkshire’s captain as a brilliant David Hussey double ton put Nottinghamshire in complete charge of this LV County Championship match at Headingley. To coin a good old Australian phrase

  • Twitter rant earns Yorkshire’s Rafiz a month-long ban

    YORKSHIRE off spinner Azeem Rafiq has been handed a month-long suspension by the ECB for his infamous Twitter rant at England under-19s boss John Abrahams. Rafiq was dropped from the second Test against Sri Lanka at Scarborough last week after

  • Encounter leads to cancer hope

    A CHANCE meeting has resulted in a teenage cancer patient receiving potentially lifesaving treatment worth £22,000. The family of Christopher Wilson, 18, from Harrogate, were trying to raise that amount so he could have a new form of radiosurgical

  • Boro fans in the south invited to make most of free relaunch

    THERE'S a new push from the Middlesbrough Supporters South and James Nugent, recently elected to the committee, is keen to publicise the branch's relaunch. WELCOME to the new MSS - viva la Southern Revolution. Back in 1975, a handful of Southern-based

  • Train enthusiast buys steam locomotive

    A VOLUNTEER train driver has bought his own steam locomotive. The locomotive, one of the last to be built for British Rail, has begun operating once again 45 years after it was condemned. British Railways 9F locomotive 92214 will run on the North

  • Housing projects await funding news

    SCHEMES to deliver more than 500 badly-needed affordable homes across the region hang in the balance – and will learn their fate within weeks. The 11 projects – worth a total of £19.61m – were all put on ice when the Government said it had found

  • Prison inmate died from series of failures

    A PRISON inmate suffering from cancer died after a series of failures and neglect, an inquest has ruled. James Yarnell was wrongly given deadly doses of two chemotherapy drugs as treatment for Hodgkin’s lymphoma. The 32-year-old armed robber,

  • Henderson gets England call-up

    JORDAN HENDERSON has received a maiden call-up into the England Under-21 squad for next Tuesday’s friendly with Uzbekistan. The Sunderland midfielder is one of four new caps named in Stuart Pearce’s squad for the game at Ashton Gate.

  • Clubs join Boro in race for Dawson

    ROCHDALE are hoping increased interest in highlyrated defender Craig Dawson will force Middlesbrough in to matching their £1m valuation. Boro have been on the trail of the 20-year-old all summer but have refused to increase their £400,000 offer

  • Step into unknown for Black Cats goalkeeper

    SIMON Mignolet has admitted he will be taking a step into the unknown if he starts Sunderland’s opening game of the season against Birmingham, but the untried 22-yearold insists he is ready to rise to the challenge. Black Cats boss Steve Bruce

  • Aycliffe attract 1,307 fans for friendly with Quakers

    Newton Aycliffe 1 Darlington 2 DARLINGTON needed a lastminute goal from Paul Grainger which gave them a narrow win at Newton Aycliffe in front of a bumper crowd last night. Quakers featured senior players Tommy Wright, Chris Senior and Chris

  • Family tell of heartbreak after body identified

    A FAMILY have spoken of their heartbreak after it was confirmed the body of a woman found in a river is that of Leanne Chambers, who vanished more than five months ago. Her mother, Val Chambers, spoke after DNA results proved what police and

  • Old folks get their marching orders

    IT was the letter dozens of families in County Durham had been dreading: telling them exactly when their elderly relatives must move from their care homes. Durham County Council’s letters arrived yesterday morning on the doormats of many families

  • Man stole £3,000 from his stepfather

    A FRAUDSTER who stole thousands of pounds from his stepfather’s building society account only days after being spared prison was yesterday locked up for six months. In February, magistrates gave habitual criminal John Weatherill, 45, a community

  • Moat victim PC tells how son saved his life

    THE police officer shot by fugitive gunman Raoul Moat has revealed how a vision of his children saved his life. PC David Rathband said he knew he was bleeding to death after he was shot in the face as he sat unarmed in his patrol car last month

  • Welcome for first Tall Ship of festival

    A SMALL crowd cheered as the first Tall Ship arrived in a North-East town yesterday. The Spanish Bermudan sloop Hansa sailed into Hartlepool Marina shortly after 9am to the sound of sirens and applause from about 20 spectators. The 60ft Class

  • Dad drove drunk with baby in car

    A DISQUALIFIED driver who put the lives of his children at risk while drunk at the wheel has been allowed to walk free in the hope he will become a better father. Dean Todd was nearly twice over the limit when he flagged down a police patrol

  • Magpies hopeful of Ben Arfa deal

    NEWCASTLE remain hopeful of signing Hatem Ben Arfa despite failing in an initial attempt to land the French midfielder on loan earlier this week. But the Magpies are set to miss out on another of their leading transfer targets after Bolton boss Owen

  • One winner scoops £11m on Lotto

    ONE lucky ticketholder was more than £11m richer today after winning the mid-week Lotto jackpot, Camelot said. Wednesday's winning numbers were 43, 38, 14, 17, 22, 24 and the bonus number was 21. Set of balls three and draw machine Lancelot were used

  • maurice rowell

    Maurice ROWELL Happy 50th Birthday Love from Mam and Brothers.

  • rachael rachael

    RACHAEL Happy 3rd Birthday Wishing our little princess a lovely birthday Lots of hugs and kisses from Mummy, Alan, Daddy, Leanne and all the grandparents. Love you lots like jelly tots. xxx

  • richard joseph walton

    WALTON Richard Joseph (Dickie) August 5, 2008 Memories of a dear Father, Grandfather, Great Grandfather. Always remembered never forgotten. Always in our thoughts. Daughter Sharon, Granddaughter Tracy and families, xx Jennie and Alf.

  • tony gleason

    GLEASON Tony Treasured memories of my dear husband It's been two lonely years without you As each day dawns and starts anew as each day ends I think of you and in between no matter where in my heart you're always there Loved you yesterday

  • anthony gleason

    GLEASON Anthony August 5, 2008 Loving memories of a special brother and uncle Two years since your sudden passing no farewells were spoken no time to say goodbye You're always in our hearts and minds and will be forever more Love Ralph


    WILLSHER Joan Treasured memories of a dear mother and nana Loved and remembered always Linda, Stuart, Helen, Victoria and Alaena

  • andrew heatherington

    HEATHERINGTON Andrew August 5, 2009 Treasured memories of our precious Son and Brother You and your beautiful smile are always in our thoughts and cherished in our hearts forever Andrew. Deeply loved and so sadly missed by Mam, Dad, Kathryn, David


    HEATHERINGTON Andrew August 5, 2009 If roses grow in Heaven Lord Pick a bunch for us and place them in Andrew's arms and tell him they're from us Never forgotten Auntie Ada and cousins


    NEWMAN On July 22, of Farnham Road, New-ton Hall. Peter, aged 80 years, a loving husband, dad and gran-dad. Friends please meet for service at Durham Crematorium on Thursday August 12, at 1.00 p.m. Family flowers only. Don-ations in lieu to Alz-heimers


    ALLAN Vera Norma and Judith wo-uld like to thank everyone for their kindness and support after their sad loss. cards and letters received with messages of sympathy ha-ve been a great comfort. A special thanks to the minister The Rev Anne Shepherd-son


    Ron VAYRO Happy 60th Birthday Love from Carol, Allan and family and Susan, Peter and family


    Jack LITTLEY Happy 75th Birthday Dad Love from David and Margaret


    GARBUTT Mildred Died August 5, 2009 Still sadly missed by Bob, Colin and Lynn


    McELEAVEY August 2, in hospital of Keat’s Road, Chil-ton (formerly of Esh Winning). Margaret, aged 84 years, (nee Kavanagh, formerly Mason), beloved wife of the late Thomas and Bob, loving mother of Margaret, Johnny and the late Bobby, mother-in-law


    BROWN Peggy Died August 3 at The Friarage Hospital, pe-acefully after a short illness, aged 90 years, dear wife of Maurice and much loved mother of Wendy. Funeral service to take place at 2.30 p.m. Tuesday, Au-gust 10 in All Saints' Church, Pickhill


    AUNGER July 15 (tragically) of Spennymoor. Robert Barry, aged 45 years, loving dad of Jessie-Lee and Summer, dea-rly loved son, brother, uncle, cousin and spec-ial friend to Dean and many others. Would fr-iends please meet in St. Andrew's Church, Monday


    HANNAH July 29 of Ferryhill. Gino, aged 68 years, a very dear friend of John, who will be sad-ly missed by all. Wo-uld friends please me-et in Ferryhill Met-hodist Chapel, Tues-day, August 10 for a service at 11.00 a.m., followed by interment at Duncombe


    WRAGG August 2 of Crook. It is with great sadness, we annouce the death of our treasured mam Margaret (nee Nich-olson), aged 82 years, loving wife of the late George, devoted mam of Alex and Susan and a very dear sister, nan, aunty and friend. Wo-uld


    BELCHER Susan Mary On August 1, 2010 at Queensmead Care Ho-me, Christchurch, ag-ed 89 years. Widow of Laurence, former hoteliers of the Manchester and Linden Hall Ho-tels in Bournmouth. Funeral service at Bo-urnmouth Cremator-ium on Monday, Au-gust 16


    CRAIG August 2, of Stanhope. Mary Margaret, aged 84 years, a dearly lo-ved wife of the late Christie, loving mother, mother-in-law, gran-dmother, great-grand-mother and great-gre-at-grandmother. A Co-mmittal Service in Mo-untsett Crematorium, Monday,


    YOUNG LINDSEY Thinking of you on your thirty fourth birthday It broke our hearts to lose you, you did not go alone, for part of us went with you the day you were took from home. You left us beautiful memories, your love is still our guide, although


    DAVISON Jennie On August 2, peacefully in hospital, Jennie (nee Baines) of Rose Lodge Care Home, Ay-cliffe, formerly of Fish-burn and Sedgefield. Dearly beloved wife of the late Andy, much loved and loving mother of Freda and Andrew, dear mother-in-law


    FLEETHAM Shincliffe Village On July 30, at home. Hazel (nee Alderson), aged 82 years, dear wife of Bill and a loving mother of William and Yvonne, a devoted gran of Angela, Amanda, Michael and Fay and a great-gran. Sadly missed by John and Andrea. Friends

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    MAINS Robert August 5, 2009 Beloved Dad, Brother and Grandfather. Dad, there comes a time we all must part, But you left too soon and broke our hearts, We know that you are now at peace, Our thoughts of you will never cease. Too dearly loved

  • maurice rowell

    Maurice ROWELL 50 Today! Have a lovely day Dad Love Maurice and Shavonne. xx

  • vic brooks

    BROOKS Vic August 5, 2006 Four years to the day you were taken away Still loved Still missed Still mourned. Lynne. x

  • maurice rowell

    Maurice ROWELL Wonderful Dad Have an absolute brilliant birthday cos you deserve it more than anyone else in the world. Love Rachel. xx

  • maurice rowell

    Maurice ROWELL Happy 50th Birthday From all at The Beehive.

  • mark tinkler

    TINKLER Mark August 5, 2009 Dearly loved Son and Brother Sadly missed and never forgotten. Love Dad and Paul. xx


    Jack LITTLEY Happy 75th Birthday granda and great-granda Love from Craig and Sam, Gemma, Kirsty, Craig, Sam, Sophie, Josh and Sarah


    GOLDIE Ina August 5, 2009 Loving memories of a dear wife, mother and grandma A quiet thought A silent tear Always wishing You were here Love Derek, Alan, Margaret, Rachel Fiona and Anna


    PALMER August 2, peacefully in hospital, of Rosemary Court, Darlington, Ernest John (Eddie) aged 88 years, beloved husband of the late Muriel, and also a much loved uncle and great uncle. Funeral Monday August 9. Fri-ends please meet for service in


    ROBINSON On August 1. Ken, ag-ed 86 years, of Crook. Would friends please meet for service in Durham City Crem-atorium at 12.00 noon on Monday, August 9.


    FLYNN On July 31, peacefully. George Joseph, aged 81 years, loving and much loved husband of Brenda, a father of Janet, Stephen, Michael and Colin, a father-in-law to Anne, Diane Yvonne, grandfather of Jane, Joseph, Dominic, Christopher and the late


    CORBETT On August 2 of Wols-ingham. Joyce, aged 85 years, dearly loved wife of the late Arnold, a loving mother of Audrey and Margaret, mother-in-law of Rod and Peter, much loved grandmother of Andy, Oliver, Chris and Ben and a dear great-gran-dmother


    BROWN On August 2, peacefully in Hundens Park Ca-re Home, Anthony (Cliffy) aged 73 years of Darlington, much loved husband of Iris, loving father of Paul, Sharon and Gail, cherished father- in-law of Dawn and Ian, dearly loved grandad of Ryan, Kerrie


    MAY On August 1, (peacefully, at home) of Rose Court, Esh Winning. Jacqueline, aged 77 years, devoted wife of Raymond and will be sadly missed by all her family and friends. Would friends please meet for Requiem Ma-ss in Our lady Queen of Martyrs R.C


    FORSTER Barton Jean and family of the late Burt would like to thank most sincerely all friends and neighbours for the kindness, cards and many messages of sympathy, flo-wers and donations re-ceived during their re-cent sad bereavement. Special thanks