East Durham

East Durham

Primary school told it must do better

Education watchdogs say an East Durham school must do better.

Pupils and staff from Easington Colliery Primary School parade around the streets to celebrate the school's 20th anniversary.

Pupils parade through their community to mark school’s 20th birthday

Staff and students took to the streets to celebrate their school’s 20th anniversary.

Armed officers mingle with the crowds at the gala.

Police praise public after success of Durham Miners' Gala

Police have thanked the public after today's Durham Miners' Gala which was attended by tens of thousands of people passed off without incident.

Unveiling the Women's Group banner at Redhills, Durham, left to right, artist Mary Turner, group founder Laura Daly, Lynn Gibson and Heather Wood.

Women’s banner to be marched with pride as it makes Durham Miners’ Gala debut

A banner which unifies women’s groups will be paraded for the first time at today’s Durham Miners’ Gala.

Raised flower beds have been created as part of the project.

Parkland once wrecked by yobs flourishes as community garden

A corner of a park once targeted by thugs is now blossoming as a community garden.
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Some of the waste dumped in Limekiln Gill.

Fly-tipper fined £1,000 after dumping waste at nature reserve

A fly-tipper has got into a fine mess after illegally dumping rubbish in a nature reserve.

Celebrations at Caterpillar Peterlee.

Peterlee firm keeps on trucking

A Peterlee firm is celebrating a huge milestone.
Officers from Police Interceptors meet with RAF Cadets 1932 Blackhall Squadron.

TV’s Police Interceptors stretch out the long arm of the law during RAF cadet squadron visit

Officers from a TV police show visited a cadet squadron to fill them in on the important work that they do in bringing dangerous drivers and other offenders to justice.

Lynsey Bissett.

Police appeal for missing East Durham woman

Police have issued an appeal for an East Durham woman who has gone missing.

Lisa Maher leaves court this afternoon

Woman denies causing death of tragic cyclist Stuart Price by careless driving

A woman has denied causing the death of cyclist Stuart Price last year.

The meeting took place at Durham County Hall.

New scheme aims to help prevent arson incidents in East Durham

A new fire service scheme aiming to prevent anti-social behaviour and arson is set to roll out in East Durham, councillors have heard.

Rebecca Newby is hoping to be a hit in the classroom.

New teacher hoping for knockout career after graduating from university

A university graduate is boxing clever after landing a dream teaching role.


England win 'made an unbearable day bearable' says Bradley Lowery's mum

The mother of popular football mascot Bradley Lowery said England winning their way through to the World Cup semi-final "made an unbearable day bearable" on the anniversary of his death.

Items taken from Hall's home.

Man who sold dodgy cigarettes from his home collared after trading standards sting operation

A man was collared selling dodgy tabs after he sold illicit cigarettes and tobacco to an undercover trading standards officer who called to his home.
Pupils from Dene House Primary School visit Jack Dormand Care Home.

Start of a beautiful friendship as schoolchildren visit care home

Youngs school pupils have been spending time with the elderly during regular care home visits.

Actress Charlie Hardwick has become patron of the Women's Banner Group.

Soap star becomes patron of Durham women's mining group

A former soap actress has become patron of the newly formed women's mining communities group

Gemma Lowery with support worker Monica at the Rainbow Trust conference.

Bradley Lowery's mum speaks at conference for national charity "which makes life easier" for families

Bradley Lowery's mum has given her backing to a national charity.
Hospital trust appeal for family and friends of East Durham woman.

Hospital appeal to find woman's family

An appeal has been launched to find the family or friends of an East Durham woman.

St Bedes's Catholic Comprehensive School and Sixth Form in Peterlee.

School chosen to be one of first with Mandarin on its curriculum

A school is one of the first in the region to be adding Mandarin to the curriculum.

A protest was held outside of Seascape Primary School in Peterlee.

Headteacher returns to primary school after being cleared of misconduct

A primary school headteacher has returned to work after being cleared of any misconduct.

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