East Durham

East Durham

Can you help snare yobs after three months of attacks in two parks?

Yobs have been slammed following a three-month wrecking campaign at two parks.

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Bradley Lowery at Scarborough Sea Life Centre

Bradley Lowery's Sea Life Centre holiday treat

Bradley Lowery's holiday treat got the seal of approval.
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Paul Docherty.

Chef hopes to wow Royals at Ascot

A chef has been given the opportunity to cook alongside TV celebrity chef James Tanner at his new pop-up restaurant at Royal Ascot.

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Stuart Price

Inquest into death of cyclist Stuart Price adjourned

An inquest into the death of a cyclist who died in a collision earlier this year has been adjourned.
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The areas affected by the power loss in Seaham

More than 4,000 properties hit by Seaham power cut

Thousands of properties are without electricity after a power cut in Seaham.

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A little tern and chick. Picture by CK Simmonds

Rare little tern eggs stolen from conservation site

​Eggs from one of the UK’s rarest seabirds have been stolen from a conservation site.

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Day of sport marks 21st anniversary of youngster’s tragic death

A day of sports has been held in memory of a youngster who died of a brain haemorrhage aged just 10.

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Bradley Lowery is off on his holidays.

Little hero Bradley Lowery is taking a break as he sets off on holidays

Brave youngster Bradley Lowery is off on his holidays today.

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Christopher Cooke, dob 110985, of Church Street, Seaham, outside Newton Aycliffe Magistrates' Court.

Cruel couple who starved their dogs are spared jail despite leaving animal on the brink of death

A couple have been spared jail after they starved their dogs to such an extent they were described as skeletal by a vet.

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The pony, which was riddled with thousands of maggots, had to be destroyed. Pic: RSPCA.

Maggot-riddled pony was 'worst I've ever seen' says RSPCA inspector

RSPCA inspectors have appealed for information about a severely neglected pony which was discovered crawling with thousands of maggots and barely able to stand.
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Scene of the an accident in Hawthorn.

Driver's condition serious after car ploughs into telegraph pole

A young man suffered serious injuries after his car ploughed into a telegraph pole this morning.

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Amelia-Jayne Chapman.

Teenage entrepreneur hoping to wow Dragons’ Den star Peter Jones

A teenage student is hoping to wow Dragons Den star Peter Jones to win a top accolade.

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Rich Parker who is planning even more fundraising in memory of his mum.

Great North runner plans to do it all again in memory of mum

A determined runner is planning to tackle his second Great North Run in memory of his mum - and charity officials have described his support as inspirational.

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The image released by police.

Police probe suspected shoplifting in Peterlee

Police have issued a picture of a man they want to speak to in connection with a suspected shoplifting in Peterlee.

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South Hetton Primary School headteacher Lucy Griffiths and pupils with the new Ray Lonsdale-designed reading chair.

Tommy sculptor creates story chair for school

Youngsters at a primary school have a very special place for reading - thanks to a new sculpture.

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Julie Cameron, right, with daughter Eden Cameron.

Tats the way to do it for charity shop manager

A single mum who was told her tattoos would hinder her job prospects has risen up the ranks to become a shop manager.

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Bradley Lowery.

Bradley Lowery's family 'treasuring every second' with the sick youngster

The family of brave youngster Bradley Lowery say they are making the most of the time they have left with him.

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First look around Dalton Park’s new Dancing Betty pub

A new pub which takes its name from the region’s mining heritage will pull its first pint next week.

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County Durham Coroner's Court within Crook Civic Centre.

Search for drug dealer after death of ‘lovely natured lad’

Police are trying to trace the dealer who sold heroin to a young man who later died due to drugs.

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East Durham Garden Centre, between Easington and South Hetton on the A182

Ambitious garden centre plans set to grow 300 jobs at dazzling business

A garden centre’s staff could grow from 10 to 300 if plans to expand the business are approved.

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