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Police dogs put best paws forward for charity calendar

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


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.
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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.
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.


Lumiere light festival dazzles Durham

There were gasps of delight as the light spectacular that is Lumiere returned to Durham for a weekend of awe-inspiring art.


What you can expect to see as Lumiere spectacular opens in Durham tonight

Let there be light!

Pictures taken from a police helicopter as officers tried to locate John Everatt.

Amazing police search pictures show moment man with dementia was found

The family of a retired schoolmaster who went missing for two days has thanked police for their help in the search.
Bill's Restaurant, Durham City.

Culinary treat tops off an afternoon trip to historic city

I was walking around Durham City taking in the beautiful history and culture and fancied a bit of a culinary treat.

The Keel Square switch-on will take place next week.

Here's when you can see the Christmas lights switched on in the Sunderland area

The Christmas shopping has started, mince pies are on the shelves and the dark nights have arrived.
Fred lost his life on November 10.

Family's tribute to 'devoted' cyclist who has died aged 80

An 80-year-old cyclist who died following a collision has been remembered as a "devoted husband, wonderful father, grandfather, brother and friend" by his family.
The Great North Air Ambulance was involved in taking the pensioner to hospital.

Pensioner cyclist dies after collision with car

An 80-year-old man has died after he was involved in a crash with a car as he cycled along a busy road.

Police hope to speak to this man as they investigate the assault.

New CCTV issued in police inquiry into summer sex attack

Detectives investigating a sexual assault have released an image of a man they would like to speak to in connection with the incident.

Lumiere What Matters piece installation at St Oswald's Church.
Artist Claudia Moseley

How Durham is transforming for Lumiere spectacular

Preparations are in full swing to transform Durham for this year’s Lumiere light festival spectacular.

Redhills in Durham. Credit: Google.

Take your seat in the Pitman's Parliament

Durham Miners are launching their bid to save the historic Pitman's Parliament.

Explosive device handed in at Durham City police station. Credit: Durham Constabulary.

Police station cordon lifted in Durham after explosives handed in

The cordon around Durham city police station has now been lifted.
Police hope this man can help with inquiries.

CCTV appeal as police try to trace thief behind 'cowardly attack' on sleeping woman

A thief snatched a woman's purse after she fell asleep on a bus.

Kingsgate Bridge in Durham.

Search for woman after she made threat 'to take her own life'

Police are trying to trace a woman who disappeared after telling a member of the public she was going to take her own life.
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PC Steve Minns, PC Gary Thompson and Inspector Dave Barker.

This Durham police officer travelled to the hurricane hit British Virgin Islands to help people in desperate need

A Durham Constabulary officer who travelled to the hurricane hit British Virgin Islands to help with the relief effort has described it as ‘the toughest and most humbling job he has ever done.’

A Grade II listed building in Old Elvet which is being converted into apartments.

Historic Durham City building to be turned into apartments

An historic building in the heart of Durham City is to be transformed into 12 luxury apartments.

The scene outside Parsons Green tube station on Monday

Durham teenager charged with Tube station murder

A teenager from Durham has appeared in court, accused of the murder of a man outside a London Tube station.
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