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East Durham

Lighting up the sky to show love for Bradley

A charity will show its support for Bradley Lowery by lighting the sky for him.

Bradley is given cuddles in his hospital bed by dad Carl.

Messages of support continue to flood in after heartbreaking news about Bradley Lowery

Messages of support are flooding in from across the region for the family of little Bradley Lowery as they are given the news they had been dreading to hear.

The youngster pictured while undergoing care in hospital.

Bradley Lowery’s family looks towards Christmas and reveal next steps for the little battler

Bradley Lowery’ is to be given the best Christmas possible as his parents look to give him as much time as they can following his health heartache.

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Pupils from Shotton Hall Primary School, Peterlee, at their stall in the town's Castle Dene Shopping Centre, taking part in the school's Make �5 Grow scheme, on Tuesday

School pupils take part in Virgin Money business challenge

Enterprising youngsters got a chance to get out of the classroom and learn all about the world of business.

Bradley is given cuddles in his hospital bed by dad Karl.

‘I honestly have no words to how heartbroken I am right now’ says Bradley’s mum as they are told he will lose his fight

Bradley Lowery’s parents have been given the news every parent dreads as they were told by doctors they only have time left with their child.


Futureheads and Field Music musicians produce Christmas track with primary pupils

Primary school pupils have created a cracker of a Christmas track after enlisting the help of a Mercury Music Prize-nominated artist.

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An Echo trip to the Odeon to see Herbie Rides Again in 1974.

Chipsters galore remember the Chipper Club

There’s 21,000 reasons why you loved the Chipper Club.

Students from the first intake to the course, from left, Joshua Bell, Connor Rippon, East Durham College engineering lecturer Brian Rowe and Connor Mason.

East Durham College engineering course up and running

The first set of students on a college’s new engineering course are in place.

Ninth Street, Horden. Pic: Google.

Man treated by paramedics after East Durham house fire

A man received treatment by paramedics after a house fire in East Durham.

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Billy pictured by our photographer at this year's Durham Gala.

In search of Big Meeting Billy: One of Durham Miners’ Gala’s most colourful characters

He was as much a part of Durham Gala as the banners and the bands.

Taylor Price (4).  Picture by FRANK REID

Meet the winner of Bonny Babies 2016: Taylor voted Sunderland’s bonniest

Taylor Price is top of the tots after winning this year’s Bonny Baby competition.

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Seaton Holme which is the topic of Eileen Hoppers new book.

What links Alice in Wonderland and the Royal family? A Sunderland-born author found out

It has links to Alice in Wonderland, the Queen and Queen Elizabeth the Queen Mother.

Seaham North Dock marina development.

The spy thriller with Seaham at its heart

An author has combined Wearside fact with fiction to create a new book about the life of a seaman.

Stuart Wood has worked for East Durham Homes, which looks after council housing, for 27 years. He was diagnosed with MS seven years after starting there.

Dad backs MS Society campaign for support in workplace

A dad who lives with multiple sclerosis (MS) has spoken out in support of a campaign calling for employment which works for people with his condition.

Tony Stokoe, pictured with wife Marie.

Tributes flood in following death of ‘loving’ grandad Tony Stokoe

Tributes have been paid following the death of a grandad in a horrific road smash.

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Hesleden Methodist Church is celebrating 140th anniversary. Front, Rev. Susan Richardson

Church to celebrate 140th anniversary with weekend of events

A church is opening its doors to the community as it celebrates its 140th anniversary later this month.

Tony Stokoe, pictured with wife Marie.

Wife leads tribute to new grandad killed in fatal crash

The widow of a man who had just become a grandfather for the first time has paid tribute to her “fun-loving” husband after he died in a horror crash.

County and parish councillors Angela Surtees and Dr David Boyes, Bill Smithson of Caf� Together and Nikki Locke, head of East Durham Creates with Brian Jolly of Easington Colliery Heritage Group.

Event will shine a light on village’s rich heritage

A night will celebrate and commemorate a village’s past and take a look at what is to come.

Police remained at the scene of the tragedy on Saturday evening.

Man in court over fatal crash which claimed life of 50-year-old driver

A man has appeared before magistrates today charged with causing death by dangerous driving after a horror smash which killed a motorist.

Seaham artwork remembers fallen in run-up to Remembrance Day

A stunning tribute to the fallen has been created in Seaham.

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