Houghton and Hetton

Houghton and Hetton

Alleged attack on woman on Houghton business park

A police investigation has been launched after claims a woman was attacked near a business park bus stop.

Melissa Derbyshire is doing a Memory Walk in tribute to her grandad.

Melissa steps out on Memory Walk in tribute to her ‘hero’ grandad

Melissa Derbyshire is putting her best foot forward in memory of her beloved grandad.

Hetton Victory Club, Richard Street, Hetton.

Former police officer caught drink-driving after an anonymous tip-off from Hetton club punter

A former police officer was caught drink-driving as a result of an anonymous tip-off from a fellow punter in the club where he was drinking.

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Emilia Hepple.

Shiney Row schoolgirl gets 10 A* grades in her GCSEs

A Wearside schoolgirl and her family are celebrating perfect GCSE results.

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Houghton Feast Parade.

Entries open for Houghton Feast Parade 2016

Community groups are being called upon to get involved in an annual Wearside festival which is now just weeks away.

Stewart Anderson, pictured holding his granddaughter Neve Allcroft, with daughters Kelly Beston, left and Kay Allcroft.

Police watchdog launches investigation after death of Wearside grandad

A police watchdog has begun its investigation into the death of a Wearside grandad.

Mary Wharton with her brother Jim Race and daughters Mary Wharton and Donna Wharton at her husband's and daughter's graves in Houghton Cemetary.

Widow hits out at state of Houghton Cemetery

A widow has hit out at the state of a cemetery as potholes and overgrown grass surround her loves ones’ graves.

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Benji the dog.

Houghton woman banned from keeping animals after she let dog suffer for weeks

A Houghton care worker has been banned from keeping animals after her pet dog had to be destroyed due to neglect

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Sue Westhead on her wedding day with her mum, Ann Metcalfe.

Houghton transplant daughter makes history with mum’s 100-year-old kidney

A Wearside woman has astounded medical experts and made history with her 100-year-old transplanted kidney.

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Michelle and Charlie Creaser.

Inspirational Sunderland youngster to take on charity walk for battling Bradley Lowery

A battling youngster is preparing to take on the biggest challenge of his life in aid of another boy’s vital cancer treatment.

Health 2

Dragon boat battles bring in double the cash as day on Hetton Lyons lake proves a return success

An oar-some event drew in double the charity cash on its return to the waters.

News 3
The crash happened on the A690.

Houghton man in hospital after crash on A690

​Police are appealing for witnesses to a crash on the outskirts of Durham.

Salters Lane is off the B1285 between Hetton and Murton. Image copyright Google Maps.

Farmer and wife threatened by yobs on quad bikes after confrontation

A farmer and his wife were threatened after they came across trespassers on their land.

The scene of the crash on Wednesday.

Picture released of car involved in horror smash at West Rainton

Police are appealing for witnesses to collision on the outskirts of Durham in the early hours of yesterday.
How a footprint snared a Sunderland burglar who raided his friend’s family home

How a footprint snared a Sunderland burglar who raided his friend’s family home

A teenage burglar was traced by a footprint he left after he broke into a friend’s family home,

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Barrier damage at the scene of this morning's collision on the A690

Audi passenger suffers 'life-changing' injuries in West Rainton smash

A man has suffered 'life-changing' injuries after a road accident early today.
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Alec Adamson with many of the trophies he won during his darts career.

Tributes paid to popular Wearside darts champion who won prestigious national title

Tributes have been paid to a popular Wearside darts champion who put his town on the map.

Stewart Anderson with his daughters and granddaughter.

13 of your tributes to Hetton grandad Stewart Anderson

Friends and family have been remembering a beloved grandad who died this weekend following a disturbance at a nightclub.
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Back, headteacher Philip Adamson, school crossing patrol officer Ron Newland and parent Michelle Edwards. Front, poster makers April Patterson-Brown, Amber Tate, Martin Swirles, Danielle Sutherland, Cele Nelson and Tamsin Maughan.

Sunderland primary pupils are urging motorists to slow down

Children at a Wearside primary are urging drivers to put the brakes on speeding.

Stewart Anderson, pictured holding his granddaughter Neve Allcroft, with daughters Kelly Beston, left and Kay Allcroft.

‘We are devastated’ say daughters of granddad who died after Durham club disturbance

The daughters of a man who died after a nightclub disturbance have led tributes to their hardworking father.

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