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Apology over rumour that Bradley Lowery has died

Bradley Lowery's family have been hit by untrue rumours that the six-year-old as died.
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Megan Bell

'Don't let this happen to you' - father of Megan Bell makes drugs plea to other young people and their parents

The father of a teenage girl who died at a music festival has made a passionate plea to other young people and their parents about the dangers of drugs.

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File picture of Durham Market Place

Shops evacuated after illegally parked car sparks suspect vehicle alert in Durham

Shops were evacuated and an area of Durham city centre cordoned off after a suspect vehicle was reported to police.
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Durham Police officer Pc Nick Downing, on patrol in Manchester, who blew a kiss to two women who were offering free hugs in the aftermath of the terror attack, has thanked the public for their show of appreciation. Picture by Natalie Thornley/PA Wire

North East armed police officer snapped blowing kisses after being sent to Manchester thanks city's 'amazing' people

An armed police officer who was photographed blowing a kiss to women offering free hugs while he was on patrol in the wake of the Manchester bombing has thanked the public for their show of appreciation.

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Megan Bell, who died at T in the Park in July 2016.

Family of Megan Bell fear she was spiked after inquest reveals she had ecstasy in her system

The family of tragic teenager Megan Bell fear their ‘sensible girl’ was spiked after her drug-related death at the T in the Park music festival.

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Firefighters have rescued a dog from a water pipe in Cold Hesledon

Lucky escape for dog trapped in County Durham water pipe

A dog has had a lucky escape after three days trapped in a County Durham water pipe.

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Seaton Lane Inn

Win: Steakation meal for two and overnight stay at Seaton Lane Inn

Fancy a night away from it all?

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Gazza. Picture from PA

Gazza turns 50: Paul Gascoigne on how football was his salvation

As a footballer, Paul Gascoigne was a one-off - a uniquely talented free spirit who threatened to take the game by storm.
from left, Kendra Milne, Durham County Council neighbourhood warden; Ian Hoult, the councils neighbourhood protection manager; and Denise Kelly, north of England campaigns manager for the Dogs Trust.

New penalties for dog owners are about to be launched

Dog owners are being warned that new financial penalties will come into force at the beginning of next month for those who do not clean up after their pets have fouled.

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Millie Robson with dad David. Picture by PA.

Dad of North East schoolgirl injured in Manchester blast saw daughter waving to him just before bomb went off

A 15-year-old girl who was hit with shrapnel when the Manchester Arena suicide bomb exploded has told how her dream of meeting pop star Ariana Grande descended into a nightmare.

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The Queen with Millie. Picture by PA

Queen meets injured North East schoolgirl recovering from Manchester bomb blast

The Queen condemned the "wicked" attack in Manchester as she met a North East schoolgirl recovering from injuries sustained in the suicide bombing.
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Bradley Lowery

Messages of love pour in for Bradley Lowery

Messages of support and love have been pouring in for Bradley Lowery and his family following news the cancer has spread rapidly.

The crash happened just at around the A690 turn-off on the A19. Picture: Google Maps.

Three-car crash leads to tailbacks on A19

Motorists are facing delays after a three-car crash on the A19 this morning.

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Deneside United pictured at the end of one season.

Teams to reunite in honour of league founders

Players who first took to the pitch as youngsters in a league set up during the miners’ strike will reunite this weekend.

Bradley Lowery at his sixth birthday party last week.

Bradley Lowery's family reveal youngster's cancer is spreading 'at very fast rate'

The family of battling youngster Bradley Lowery have revealed that his cancer is spreading 'at a very fast rate'.

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Peterlee Library could be on the move.

Council fits up leisure centre for new library

People could exercise their minds as well as their bodies as a proposal is put forward to create a library inside a leisure centre.

Durham Miners' Gala 2016.

Durham Miners' Gala organisers say 'safety is our priority' following Manchester terror attack

Organisers of the Durham Miners' Gala said today they are working with police ahead of this year's event following the Manchester bombing.

Picture by North East Wildlife Photography

Last call to enter the Durham Coast Half Marathon

Runners have a final chance to enter one of the region's most scenic races.
The new pieces after they had been cast.

Taking culture to the art of communities as sculptures begin tour

A cast iron sculpture is heading for a cliff top spot as it begins a tour in a new way to take art to the people.


Heartbreaking headcam footage released of the moment biker was killed in bid to save others

Harrowing footage of the moment a biker was killed has been released by his grieving fiancée in a bid to prevent similar tragedies.
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