County Durham

County Durham

It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas as little Chloe Gray turns on Pallion’s lights

The Christmas lights have gone on all over Sunderland and East Durham.

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The calendar will feature the 12 canines of Christmas.

Police dogs put best paws forward for charity calendar

Canine cops from across the North East have joined forces to create a charity calendar.

Durham
Members of Shotton Partnership 2000 Ltd with their certificate.

Community groups win praise in Royal Horticultural Society awards

Community groups have been recognised in a prestigious regional awards scheme.

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David Imms, his father Norman Imms, Carole Davison, nursery nurse, Maria Lynn, ward manager, and Debbie Atkinson, nursery nurse.

Couple’s Christmas gift to children in hospital

A couple will help poorly children add a little colour into their lives this Christmas with a donation of gifts.

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The A1 at Chester le Street. Pic: Google.

Heavy traffic after three-vehicle smash on A1

A three-vehicle smash is causing rush-hour delays on the A1

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North East to host advanced screenings of momentous Doctor Who Christmas special

The Time Lord will land at a series of special locations next month as Doctor Who fans are treated to advanced screenings of the next episode.
County Durham
A police car.

A19 reopens after crash involving two lorries and car

The A19 has reopened after two lorries and a car collided.
Seaham
Roger Shaw with Ramside Hall's new excavator

Ramside Hall tees up £200,000 investment

A Durham hotel is ploughing hundreds of thousands of pounds into holes in the ground.
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Seaham Hall Hotel.

Seaham Hall unveils £4million luxury lodge scheme

Seahm Hall Hotel has unveiled multi-million pound plans to boost its offering.

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The scene of the crash. Credit: Durham RPU.

Emergency services deal with five-vehicle smash on A19

Emergency services are dealing with a five-vehicle crash on the A19.
Seaham
Market Tavern landlord Tony Lenaghan, DMA programme director Ross Forbes, executive member Barry Chambers, and DMA chairman Joe Whitworth.

Miners' union raises a toast to anniversary on the spot its founders first met

The Durham Miners’ Association marked the 148th anniversary of the union’s founding by returning to where it all began.
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Seven men due in court over Medomsley abuse inquiry

Seven men have been summonsed to court in relation to allegations into abuse of young men at a detention centre.
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Hospice shop fire.

Arson attack on charity shop leaves hospice £24,000 out of pocket

Staff and management at Alice House Hospice say they are saddened to report that their Horden charity shop suffered a devastating fire in October, resulting in the closure of the shop and the loss of its entire stock.

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Durham City Lumiere Light Festival 2017.

240,000 flock to Durham’s Lumiere spectacular

Almost a quarter of a million people marvelled at this year’s Lumiere spectacular.

Arts
Those who deal in heroin to feed their own habit could avoid going before a court if they agree to take a four-month course under the scheme backed by Durham Constabulary.

Your views on controversial plan to divert drug addicts who deal from prosecution into treatment

People are divided over a police chief's scheme which will see drug addicts who sell heroin to others get the chance to avoid prosecution by taking a course.
Crime
Nicola Duke with parents David and Pat Pollard.

Seaham firm is looking to grow with new jobs in 2018

A Seaham electrical engineering company is targeting new markets after a period of sustained growth.

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The car was sold for �155,250.

Car implicated in infamous North East murder sold for more than £150,000

A car implicated in one of the North East’s most infamous murders has been sold for more than £150,000.

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Durham Police chief constable Mike Barton.

Addicts who deal heroin and cocaine to fund their drug use may not face court under new scheme

Drug addicts who sell heroin to other users will not face prosecution under a new scheme, a police chief has said.
Crime
James Langthorne, better known as Rocky.

Seaham's 'Rocky' found after appeal from his friends and police

A homeless man who fled from hospital has been found safe - after he called into his regular pub.

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The North East press team puts its thumbs up for Bradley.

Thumbs up campaign in Bradley Lowery's memory takes social media by storm

We'll never forget his cheeky smile and trademark double thumbs up.
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