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County Durham

Police searching for missing 12-year-old say he could be in Peterlee

A schoolboy missing for a week could be staying in East Durham according to the police trying to track him down.
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The Great North Air Ambulance was called in to help transport a man to hospital after a collision at the event.

One biker dead and another seriously hurt as police call off North East motorcycle event

Police say they were forced to shut down a motorsport event today after one rider died and another seriously injured in separate accidents.

A picture tweeted by @DurhamRPU after they pulled over a taxi in the early hours of this morning.

Driver loses taxi licence after failing roadside drug test in early hours check

A man has had his taxi licence revoked today after he failed a roadside drugs test for cocaine and cannabis.

Anthony Marsh has been jailed for two years.

Woman saved from sex attacker when her dog bit him on behind

A woman was saved from a shocking sexual assault when her devoted dog bit her attacker on the bottom.

The passenger sitting close to the window was left injured by the stone attack.

Stone attack on train window 'could have been fatal' warn transport police

The police officer leading an investigation into an attack on a train which left a man injured believes the thugs behind it could have cost the victim his life.
Police, Crime and Victims Commissioner Ron Hogg says improving road safety is a priority.

Speeding clampdown sees 80 drivers a day caught out

Speeding drivers have been caught out after a week-long crackdown.

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Anthony Maratty, manager of The Point, Paula Lister, Julie Dransfield, Andrew Golding, managing director of The Point, Deana Pearn and Adele Pallas.

Superheroes and singing stars lined up for night for Bradley Lowery

A group of women who forged their friendship in their school days are teaming up to give their backing to Bradley.
At Wapping Burn are, from left, Wear Rivers Trust secretary Neil Ashforth, local volunteer William Wilkinson, Sandra Wardle from Novus Business Centre , Jim Wood from Caterpillar, and local volunteer Gary Smith helping out with the final day wetland planting task.

Bringing neglected wildlife habitat back to life

Major improvement work to a neglected wildlife habitat has been completed.

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Bradley Lowery turns six next month.

Well-wishers send their love to brave Bradley Lowery

Well-wishers took to social media to send their thoughts to brave Bradley Lowery after mum Gemma revealed he was too ill to lead out his beloved Sunderland.

Darren Powell (left) and Neil Birkenshaw, with Bradley's banner outside Leeds United's Elland Road ground.

Charitable footie fans set to bring Bradley Lowery banner to Stadium of Light

A star-studded banner in honour of little battler Bradley Lowery is set to appear at the Stadium of Light as the Black Cats play their last home game of the season.

Bradley with his mum Gemma.

Bradley Lowery's Sunderland mascot role cancelled as mum shares heartache over condition

Bradley Lowery will not be able to lead out Sunderland for the team's game against Boro tonight because he is unwell.
Wheelie bins.

Bin collections in County Durham to stay the same during bank holidays

There will be no changes to bin collections in County Durham over the two bank holiday weeks in May.

New claims Jack the Ripper was noted poet who studied as a priest in the North East

New claims Jack the Ripper was noted poet who studied as a priest in the North East

A new book makes the explosive claim that Jack the Ripper was the poet Francis Thompson, who studied as a priest in County Durham.

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Bradley Lowery.

How you can show your support with lasting tribute to battling Bradley Lowery

A tattooist inspired by the strength of Bradley Lowery has designed some artwork in his honour.

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Beamish Open Air Museum, in County Durham.

Water firm’s £300,000 help for heritage sites in Sunderland and Durham

Heritage and nature sites in Wearside and County Durham are celebrating cash boosts worth tens of thousands of pounds.

Florence Pugh as Lady Macbeth / Katherine

New take on Lady Macbeth shot on secretive Wearside estate

It’s Lady Macbeth but not as we know her.

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Durham County Council's main base at County Hall in Durham.

Meetings start with Durham County Council over next stage of teaching assistant review

Durham County Council have started to hold meetings with headteachers and trade unions to match teaching assistants to a proposed new grading structure.
Staff and youngsters at Dene House's Sunshine Nursery celebrating a good Ofsted report.

Nursery is bringing sunshine to the lives of youngsters

Nursery staff and youngsters are celebrating being praised by Ofsted.

Ramside courses manager Roger Shaw and Professional Robert Lister at the clubs new Short Game Zone

Durham’s Ramside Hall Hotel plays short game

Ramside Hall has come up short.

The collision happened between Bowburn and Carrville on the A1M. Copyright Google Maps.

Multi-vehicle crash on A1M hits rush hour traffic

Several vehicles have been involved in a collision on a major North East route.

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