East Durham

East Durham

Theatre show will take audience to zoo with a difference

A theatre show will take its audience on a trip to the zoo with a difference as it goes on tour.

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Junior Soldier  Josh Watson

Teenage soldier named the best as junior troops graduate from Army Foundation College

A teenage soldier from Seaham has proved absolutely top class.

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A team from Independent Events, Dalton Parks event partner, test out the roller disco.

Shoppers can get in a spin at retro roller disco

A shopping centre has wheeled out an extra activity for visitors to enjoy this summer.

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Deborah Dobie cuts the ribbon with Chairman of Murton Parish Council Coun Tom Pinkney.

Football stand is named in memory of tragic Sunderland fan Stuart Price

The mum of a dedicated Sunderland fan who died in a road tragedy six months ago is delighted with a permanent tribute to his memory.

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Easington MP Grahame Morris.

MP’s ‘complacent’ warning over A19 safety

An MP today warned national transport chiefs against complacency around safety on the A19.

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Crews at the scene this afternoon

Fire crews fight blaze at Peterlee warehouse

Fire crews have extinguished a blaze at an industrial unit in Peterlee.
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Insp Jon Curtis (front, centre) with police and partner agencies.

Police launch new crackdown on off-road bikers

Police have launched a crackdown on off-road bikers who are causing a nuisance in their community.

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ED6 results day

East Durham students celebrate bumper crop of A-Level grades

East Durham Sixth Form (ED6) students are celebrating with their family, classmates and teachers after a bumper crop of A-Levels results.

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Delighted students at Byron Sixth Form College in Peterlee.

School's delight as a third of pupils score A* to B grades.

Pupils from Byron Sixth Form College in Peterlee have bee praised for their hardwork after the release of the latest A-level results.

Education
Peterlee Glass managing director Graeme Hawes with the Lloyds Baking Group team.

£2.8m move is completed for growing glass company

A glass company has completed a £2.8m relocation which has doubled the size of the space it occupies.

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County Durham and Darlington Fire and Rescue Service on the scene. Photo by Chris Burdon.

Former club catches fire after youths seen on derelict building's roof

A derelict building once home to a village club has been damaged in a blaze.

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Declan Freeman.

Concerns raised for the welfare of 18-year-old man after he goes missing

Police have appealed for help to track down a young man who went missing earlier today.
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Colin McCarthy of Panther Warehousing.

Delivery specialist Panther posts a record performance

An East Durham delivery specialist has posted a record financial performance for the year.

Business
Bradley Lowery, pictured with his mum Gemma.

'I miss waking up to his smile' says Bradley Lowery's heartbroken mum

Gemma Lowery has pledged to help other families who face a cancer battle in a heartbreaking message about her son.
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It is hoped an inquiry would look at how the A19 can be made safer.

Safety groups add their voice to Safe A19 inquiry call

Road safety champions have given their backing to calls for highways chiefs to carry out an investigation into collisions on the A19.

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The scene of the stabbing in Horden. Credit: PoliceHour

Police make two more arrests on suspicion of attempted murder after stabbing

Police investigating a stabbing near a pizza shop have made two more arrests on suspicion of attempted murder.

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Northbound traffic at a standstill on the A19 following an incident around the Hylton Bridge.

Echo campaign calls for Government inquiry into A19 safety after spate of crashes

Today we are launching a new campaign calling on the Government to launch an inquiry into safety on the A19.

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The Sunderland Echo Portfolio Awards launch. Editorial Director, Johnston Press North East Joy Yates with Coun Harry Trueman, Deputy Leader of Sunderland City Council.

Size doesn’t matter - we want all businesses for the Portfolio Awards

Size doesn’t matter when it comes to entries for this year’s Portfolio Awards.

Business
Geordies Pizzeria in Horden. Credit: Google.

Man fights for life in hospital after being stabbed several times near pizza shop

A man is fighting for life in hospital after he was stabbed several times near a pizza shop
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Pupils from Dene Community School in Peterlee with their flag which will be used in Kynren.

School pupils’ flag design to be used in Kynren live action show

Pupils from a Peterlee school are flying high after one of their designs was named a winner in a flag competition.

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