East Durham

East Durham

Prolific shoplifter jailed after being convicted of theft 121 times

A prolific shoplifter has been jailed after being convicted of theft for the 121st time.

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Children join in the pirate event at Crimdon Dene during the summer.

Culture club celebrates as it is given the cash go ahead for three more years

A creative project has been given a million reasons to celebrate after it was given a massive cash boost to continue its work for the next three years.

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The plants which were found in Horden.

Man jailed after being caught growing cannabis inside Horden home

A Horden man is behind bars after being caught growing cannabis at a house.

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Bradley Lowery with the canvas.

See Bradley Lowery’s mascot moment immortalised by fundraisers’ generous gift

A kind-hearted fundraiser who helped battling Bradley Lowery’s mascot dream come true has captured the momentous occasion in a gift his family will treasure forever.

Sandy Rivera, aka Kings of Tomorrow, is to be the headline act at To The Manor Born.

Top house music legend will be heading To The Manor Born

One of the top international names in house music will be returning to the region this festive season, to head up an annual Boxing Day event.

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Highfield House Residential Home in Hawell. Image copyright Google Maps.

Care home placed in special measures after it is graded as 'inadequate' by inspectors

Services at a care home are under review after a series of concerns were raised about how it is run.
(left to right) June Clark, and June Appleton, (Horden Regeneration Partnership), Darren Meadows (secretary of Horden Parish Council) and Paul Davison (clerk to Horden Parish Council) Picture by FRANK REID

Postcode victory puts Horden on the map

Horden residents have given the stamp of approval to news the village is back on the map.

A gold bracelet stolen in a burglary in Peterlee.

Jewellery dating back to 1890 stolen in Peterlee burglary

More than a dozen items of jewellery have been stolen during a burglary in Peterlee.

Richard Rochester.

Tributes to Blackhall pensioner who died after being hit by car

A devastated family has paid tribute to a pensioner who died after he was struck by a car in Blackhall on Monday.

Dalton Park's new Cineworld cinema.

New cinema is just the ticket as 16,000 people take trip to the flicks

A whopping 16,000 people have taken to their seats to enjoy the region’s newest cinema.

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The Great North Air Ambulance was called to take the pensioner to hospital.

Pensioner dies after being struck by car

A 79-year-old man has died after he was hit by a car earlier today.

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Items seized by police.

Killer Clown masks and imitation knife seized at primary school

Two clown masks and what appears to be an imitation knife have been seized at a primary school.

Landlord at The Mallard pub, Stockton Road, Seaham, Gordon Littlewood (right) and friends who are biking around the coast of England to raise money for Bradley Lowery

Motorbike club’s 2,100-mile fund-raising ride for Bradley Lowery

The Chunky Ducks are hitting the road again to raise money for Bradley Lowery’s cancer fight.

Emergency services attended the scene.

Five people injured after three-car crash on the A19 near Easington

Five people were taken to hospital after three cars crashed on the A19.
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Sneak peek as room where Lord Byron wed becomes high-end hotel suite

Is this the region’s most romantic room?

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Courtney Million has joined LEC Consultancy full time.

Young mum Courtney has a bright future at Peterlee firm

A young mum has become a permanent new recruit at a Peterlee firm after proving to be such a success as an apprentice.

Dedicated fundraiser Jill Bridges shaved her head and got a tattoo for Bradley.

Dozens of dedicated fundraisers get Bradley Lowery tattoos

Committed fundraisers made a heartfelt tribute to battling youngster Bradley Lowery when they got a tattoo in his honour.

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Middle Street, Blackhall. Pic: Google.

Man and woman arrested after 'significant' amount of drugs found in Blackhall house search

Two people have been arrested after a police search uncovered a 'significant' amount of drugs in a property in Blackhall.
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A police officer stands guard outside the TSB branch in Horden after the robbery.

Two arrested over robbery at TSB bank in Horden

Two men have been arrested by police investigating a robbery at a County Durham bank.
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Peterlee Sunday League: Boal doubles up to give New Westlea lift-off in Division Two

New Seaham Westlea beat Hetton Fox and Hounds 5-3 in a classic Second Division clash to secure their first league win at the fifth attempt.

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