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Football stand is named in memory of tragic Sunderland fan Stuart Price

The mum of a dedicated Sunderland fan who died in a road tragedy six months ago is delighted with a permanent tribute to his memory.

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Brooklyn Hutchinson will go to the Stadium of Light today. Picture: Bradley's Fight.

Brave Brooklyn to join Bradley Lowery's family for Sunderland match

A courageous schoolgirl who has fought cancer will be a special guest at the Stadium of Light today.
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Easington MP Grahame Morris.

MP’s ‘complacent’ warning over A19 safety

An MP today warned national transport chiefs against complacency around safety on the A19.

Transport
Crews at the scene this afternoon

Fire crews fight blaze at Peterlee warehouse

Fire crews have extinguished a blaze at an industrial unit in Peterlee.
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Celebrating 100 years of the WI in Durham at Beamish

Jam and Jerusalem: Celebrating 100 years of the Women's Institute in the North East

Women’s Institute members will gather for centenary celebrations at Beamish Museum this weekend.
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Insp Jon Curtis (front, centre) with police and partner agencies.

Police launch new crackdown on off-road bikers

Police have launched a crackdown on off-road bikers who are causing a nuisance in their community.

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Durham School students celebrate their results

Top North East independent school celebrates record-worthy results

The prestigious Durham School is today celebrating the second best A-Level results in its history.

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ED6 results day

East Durham students celebrate bumper crop of A-Level grades

East Durham Sixth Form (ED6) students are celebrating with their family, classmates and teachers after a bumper crop of A-Levels results.

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Students celebrating at New College Durham

Students celebrate 'impressive' results at New College Durham

Sixth form centre students and staff at New College Durham discovered that their hard work had paid off with an impressive set of A-Level results.

Education
Delighted students at Byron Sixth Form College in Peterlee.

School's delight as a third of pupils score A* to B grades.

Pupils from Byron Sixth Form College in Peterlee have bee praised for their hardwork after the release of the latest A-level results.

Education
A-Level results day at Durham High School for Girls

Top girls school celebrates 'outstanding' crop of A and A* grades

One of the North East's top schools is celebrating an "outstanding" crop of A-Level results - with more than a third of entries gaining A or A* grades.
Education
Peterlee Glass managing director Graeme Hawes with the Lloyds Baking Group team.

£2.8m move is completed for growing glass company

A glass company has completed a £2.8m relocation which has doubled the size of the space it occupies.

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Byron's restaurant, Seaham Hall

Seaham Hall’s Byron’s restaurant added to guide of top places to dine in the UK

Seaham Hall’s Byron’s restaurant has been added to a guide to the best restaurants in the country.

Eating Out
Murton Parish Council clerk Lesley Armstrong takes a photo of Bill Batth of East Durham Signs and Ian Jones, one of his team, in front of the newly-named stand.

Football stand named in memory of Sunderland AFC fan Stuart Price

A permanent memorial is to be unveiled in the home village of a Sunderland fan who died in a road tragedy.

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Weatherson tried to smuggle drugs into HMP Durham. Pic: Google Maps.

Prison visitor locked up for smuggling 'zombie drug' Spice into HMP Durham

A visitor who smuggled 'zombie drug' Spice into a North East prison during a family visit has been locked up.

Crime
Some of the cigarettes seized by Durham County Council.

Pensioner in court after selling fake and dangerous cigarettes from his home

A 70-year-old man is facing a £9,500 payout after selling counterfeit cigarettes from his house.

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County Durham and Darlington Fire and Rescue Service on the scene. Photo by Chris Burdon.

Former club catches fire after youths seen on derelict building's roof

A derelict building once home to a village club has been damaged in a blaze.

East Durham
Declan Freeman.

Concerns raised for the welfare of 18-year-old man after he goes missing

Police have appealed for help to track down a young man who went missing earlier today.
East Durham
Colin McCarthy of Panther Warehousing.

Delivery specialist Panther posts a record performance

An East Durham delivery specialist has posted a record financial performance for the year.

Business
Bradley Lowery, pictured with his mum Gemma.

'I miss waking up to his smile' says Bradley Lowery's heartbroken mum

Gemma Lowery has pledged to help other families who face a cancer battle in a heartbreaking message about her son.
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