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Durham’s Ramside Hall Hotel plays short game

Ramside Hall has come up short.

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Up to 28 extremist prisoners will be placed in separate units in a drive to tackle radicalisation behind bars. Picture by Anthony Devlin/PA Wire

Extremist inmates moved to new 'jail within jail' at North East prison to tackle radicalisation

Up to 28 extremist prisoners will be placed in separate units in a drive to tackle radicalisation behind bars - with Durham's HMP Frankland to be the first.
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CCTV released as traffic police search for hit-and-run driver who left man fighting for his life

Video footage has been released by police as they continue to search for a driver who knocked down a man and left the scene.

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Catherine Garsed.

Police 'extremely concerned' for woman missing in Durham

A woman who is visiting Durham has sparked a police search after disappearing yesterday afternoon.

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The robbery happened at Eurochange in Durham. Image copyright Google Maps.

Currency exchange counter robbed of cash after staff member threatened

A man snatched a four-figure sum in a robbery on a city centre foreign exchange shop.

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Stephen and Alison Morrell.

It’s all in the game for Durham market pair

Steve and Alison Morrell have gone silver.

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Dean Dixon

Can you help find missing Durham teenager Dean?

Police have appealed for help in tracing a missing Durham teenager.

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Dean Dixon.

Appeal to find missing 13-year-old after efforts to trace him draw a blank

Police appeal has been launched to find a 13-year-old boy missing from home since Saturday.
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Another shot oif the scene. Pic: County Durham and Darlington Fire and Rescue Service

Firefighters tackle Durham barn blaze

Firecrews are tackling a barn fire on the outskirts of Durham.

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Kirsty Rustman pictured after being stitched up in the aftermath of the attack.

See the horrific injury which left woman scarred for life after nightclub glassing

A woman scarred for life after she was glassed in a nightclub has spoken about her ordeal as the hunt continues for her attacker.

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Dead Victorians on Framwellgate Bridge.
7th Durham International Brass Festival.
Streets of Brass: Best of British.

Dates and line-up announced for Durham Brass Festival

Durham will trumpet the return of its popular BRASS Festival this summer.

Music
A police officer controls the Durham traffic.

The old photo that attracted the interest of 33,000 Echo readers

We just love those ‘oh wow’ moments when we hark back to scenes from our past which you had almost forgotten.

Retro
David Wood, event catering manager for Ramside Estates and Mark Nichols, chairman of Northern Pride.

Durham firm Ramside’s Pride at catering contract win

A County Durham catering company is celebrating full of Pride after being awarded the catering contract for one of the UK’s largest LGBT festivals.

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Bradley Lowery.

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.

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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.

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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.

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Adam Elliott. Picture c/o PA.

Giant driver who steered Ford Ka with his knees is spared jail

A 6ft 6in driver who steered a small car with his knees while "showing off" on a busy dual carriageway has walked free from court.
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Picture c/o Kluens | Cuffe & Taylor.

Jason Donovan announces 'Midlife Crisis' North East dates

Eighties Australian legend Jason Donovan has announced two dates in the North East as part of a UK tour.
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A funeral service for Neil Fingleton (left) will be held today

Funeral of Games of Thrones star Neil Fingleton to be held in Durham today

A funeral service for Game of Thrones star Neil Fingleton will be held in Durham today.

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Durham Cathedral wins Heritage Site of the Year title

Durham Cathedral wins Heritage Site of the Year title

Durham Cathedral has been crowned Heritage Site of the Year after being shortlisted for the award by Bill Bryson.

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