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Bradley Lowery shows off new haircut ahead of England mascot appearance

Little battler Bradley Lowery is set to undergo his latest bout of treatment to give him a boost ahead of his England mascot debut.

Celebrations at Beamish

Beamish Museum searching for visionary to create 1950s world and Georgian hotel in £18million project

One of the North East's top tourist destinations is searching for the top man or woman for their project to create a stunning new set of educational attractions.

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Thinford Roundabout in County Durham. Image copyright Google Maps.

Drivers warned of night time roundabout closure for road resurfacing

Overnight road closures will be in place while final resurfacing works are carried out at Thinford roundabout.

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Mark Price Head of School at St Bede's Catholic Comprehensive and Byron College with staff and pupils.

Teachers and staff celebrate a good Ofsted report for school

Staff and students at a secondary school are celebrating being praised by Ofsted.

Durham Crown Court.

Priest admits fraud over thousands of pounds of church funds

A Catholic priest has admitted fraudulently diverting tens of thousands of pounds from the church.

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ResQ chief executive Nic Marshall

Callcentre firm to create 250 jobs at North East site

A North East callcentre firm is to create more than 200 new jobs with the opening of a new wing.

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Fire crews tackle blaze.

Fire crews tackle large blaze through the night.

Crews from across County Durham were called to tackle a large blaze in the early hours of this morning.

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Mo Ahmed and brother Murshed with Sarah Tough at Veer restaurant. Photo by Ashley Foster.

Restaurant’s heartwarming gesture to woman punched while protecting seal

A woman who was attacked when she stepped in to stop yobs from attacking a seal has been rewarded for her good deed.

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Prison sentence for thief who stole cash from Bradley Lowery collection box

Prison sentence for thief who stole cash from Bradley Lowery collection box

A thief who stole cash from a charity box collecting money for brave Bradley Lowery has been handed a 12-week prison sentence.

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Shinwell Medical Centre, Fourth Street, Horden

GP surgery is rated ‘outstanding’ by health watchdog inspectors

A GP surgery which took on new patients after a nearby practice closed has been handed a boost after it was rated as “outstanding” by health inspectors.

Sarah Ward, Esh Group Added Value coordinator (front left) with children and staff at PLAYinNewcastle, one of the organisations to benefit

Durham construction firm building a better North East

A Durham construction group is supporting good causes across the North East through its charitable arm.

Chris Kelsey (centre) with some of the Durham University undergraduates who attended the event

Durham University students get low-down on Banks’s green business

A North East firm’s work to adapt its business model in light of climate change has been under the spotlight at Durham University.

Holding a photograph of Kath Miller are (left to right) son Tommy, Daughter Mandy and husband Tommy. Picture by FRANK REID

The stars will turn out for charity walk for Hartlepool’s hospice

Football stars are backing a poignant charity walk in memory of a popular wife and mum who remained “completely positive” despite her battle with cancer.

Queuing traffic on the A19.

Nine-vehicle smash causes rush-hour chaos on A19

A nine-vehicle collision on the A19 is causing rush-hour delays for drivers

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Yoden Road in Peterlee. Image copyright Google Maps.

Hunt for thief after Bradley Lowery charity box snatched from shop

Police have begun an investigation after a box believed to be collecting cash for cancer battler Bradley Lowery was stolen.
Bradley with friend Kaitlyn at his grandparents' caravan.

Bradley prepares to return to hospital after holiday cabin and caravan fun

Bradley Lowery is set to head back to hospital this week for further checks.
Shutters have been put up in the windows of the former school site.

School’s days could finally be over with push for demolition order

The fate of a wrecked school site involved in a 20-year wrangle could be resolved within days.

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Dominic McCabe, second left, and Vinnie Owens, far right, with other youngsters in Milan last year.

Youngsters enjoying second dream football trip to AC Milan

Young footballers are enjoying a second dream trip to Milan – after catching the eye of top coaches.

A black BMW was seized from the streets of Horden today by officers from Cleveland and Durham RPU.

Cannabis and car recovered by road policing team on patrol

Two people have been arrested in connection with a cannabis farm found when officers were out searching for a driver.

Malcolm Fallow, chair of East Durham AAP and Rona Hardy, chairman of East Durham AAPs Children and Young Peoples Priority Group, with some of the young people who took part in the art project.

Young minds create exhibition of art on dementia

Canvasses and sculptures created by children as they learned about dementia have opened to a new audience.

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