County Durham

County Durham

Bag yourself a VIP shopping experience at Dalton Park

Fancy a shopping spree for free?

Karl Bennett, 17, who died in a car accident on Sunday, May 17, 2015.

‘No charges pending’ over Karl Bennett road crash death

No one is to face charges in connection with a crash which claimed the life of a promising apprentice.

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James Lancelot, who will be retiring from his role at Durham Cathedral.

Musician who sang at Winston Churchill's funeral to retire from Durham Cathedral role

The master of choristers and organist at the region's most iconic cathedrals has announced his retirement.


Bradley Lowery is Everton's good luck charm as they trounce Manchester City

Bradley Lowery, the little boy whose cancer fight has captured the nation's heart, took centre stage before a live televised Premier League game today.
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Student accused of raping drunken woman after house part will not face retrial

A student accused of raping a drunken undergraduate has been told he will not face a retrial.

East Durham Homes Annmarie Sirs, centre, and Kirsty Hewitt, right, deliver food to East Durham Trusts Lindsey Wood  for its FEED project.

Three East Durham charities benefit from fundraising events

Employees at a local housing group donned their best – and worst – Christmas clothing to do some fundraising over the festive season.

Picture by Joseph Dunn

Your pictures of waves battering Sunderland and Seaham

Waves pounded our coastline - but we escaped severe flooding and damaged from the predicted tidal surge.

Filming for Police Interceptors

Durham and Cleveland officers back on TV with Police Interceptors drugs bust special

After a two-month break the traffic cops from Cleveland and Durham are back on television in a new ‘Police Interceptors’ drugs bust special.


Princess Anne officially opens new college redevelopment

A revamped college has been given the Royal seal of approval with a visit by Princess Anne.

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Burglars pour bleach into kettle and family home in sick attack

Police are appealing for information after a family home was completely vandalised earlier this week.
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Mr Balen was last seen in Stanley.

Plea to find missing man, 65, who has Parkinson's disease

A man in his 60s who has Parkinson's disease has gone missing.

Newcastle Gateshead
Little Mix

Little Mix announce open air Durham gig

Little Mix have announced an open air concert in County Durham this summer.


One lane has reopened on the A19 following pile up

The A19 northbound now has one lane re-opened following the closure this morning near Peterlee due to a multi-vehicle collision.
Bradley Lowery is set to be a mascot for Everton FC.

Little Bradley Lowery set to be Everton mascot at Manchester City game

Little fighter Bradley Lowery set to be an Everton mascot at their game against Manchester City this weekend.
HMP Frankland, near Durham. Image copyright Google Maps.

Prisoner caught with al Qaida magazine in North East jail

Inmates have been caught with al Qaida magazine Inspire while in jail, new figures reveal.

Bradley Lowery gets up close and personal with Minnie Mouse

What you had to say about brave Bradley Lowery’s Disneyland trip

These fantastic pictures of brave Bradley Lowery’s dream trip to Disneyland Paris really touched the hearts of readers.

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Roadworks will be in place at Thinford roundabout.

Motorists being reminded of work starting on a major road

Drivers across the area are being reminded that roadworks are due to start on a busy County Durham road.

Police would like to speak to this woman as they piece together what happened in the lead up to a bag theft from the Eden Bar in Peterlee.

Appeal to find woman as police try to track down Boxing Day handbag thief

Police hope to speak to this woman as they investigate a bag theft from a bar during a Christmas night out.

Bradley Lowery at Disneyland Paris

Bradley has an amazing time during visit to Disneyland Paris

Battling Bradley Lowery has had a wonderful time at Disneyland Paris and loved meeting the characters, says his family.

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Jack and the Beanstalk panto at Gala Theatre Durham

Jack & the Beanstalk sets giant record at Durham Gala Theatre

Durham’s Gala Theatre is celebrating the bestselling show in its history.

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