LOOKING back to the week that was November 13 to November 19, ten years ago...

A teenager who was told his paper round would come to an end because the village shop was to stop the service, decided to carry on delivering.

Aaron Auton, who was 15 in November 2013, from Brompton-on-Swale, told his mother Jane that he intended to continue with the paper round to help many of the elderly clients get their daily newspaper.

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Mrs Auton said: "He visited all the people he delivered to and asked if they still wanted to receive a newspaper.

''Now he buys all the papers himself and charges for delivery.

Aaron also raised £250 during the 2013 Junior Great North Run, and said he liked to help people.

He said: "I get up around 6.30am every day to deliver all the newspapers, but I don't mind being up early.

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"I have also painted people's fences, done a bit of gardening, and if they need help with their computers or television I will sort it out for them.

"I think my customers are really grateful that I have continued to deliver and I'm pleased that I can still provide the service for them."

A stained glass window created in memory of a popular organist was officially unveiled at the church where she worshipped for more than 50 years, in November 2013.

St Mary Magdalene Church in Trimdon Village, County Durham, was bustling with the friends and family of the late Lily Burton on Saturday, November 16, 2013.

The congregation, which included Cherie Blair, the wife of the former Prime Minister and Sedgefield MP, Tony Blair, had gathered to see the Bishop of Jarrow, the Right Reverend Mark Bryant, dedicate the window to Mrs Burton.

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A popular and hardworking member of the community, Mrs Burton, who was married to Mr Blair's constituency agent John Burton, was devoted to the church, serving as organist, flower arranger and parochial church councillor.

Visitors flocked to a North-East town centre to see pop star Amelia Lily perform to a crowd of thousands at its official re-launch party.

The 19-year-old X Factor contestant, who finished third in the ITV talent contest in 2011, was the headline act at the event, which celebrated the completion of the second phase of a multi-million pound scheme to revitalise Newton Aycliffe town centre.