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200 Years of Advocacy: RSPCA Launches Bold Campaign to Transform Animal Perceptions

In the North East, nine out of ten people believe dogs can feel happy – but just under four out of ten think chickens can The RSPCA says we need to “radically rethink” our relationship with all animals as it launches its new For Every Kind campaign to mark its 200th year – as it […] The po...

ChronicleLive - Durham City Centre

Adoption plea in search for North East home for amazing siblings who had 'difficult start in life'

Adoption Matters is looking for parents to adopt 'amazing' little Freya and Chase

The Northern Echo | Durham

Crook man remanded in custody for appearing at court 'worse for wear'

A judge has refused to pass sentence on a man who turned up at court intoxicated by drink.

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Dean Midas Teams Up with Tees Valley Film Festival to Inspire Next-Gen Filmmakers

An award-winning County Durham filmmaker has joined forces with the Tees Valley International Film Festival to help encourage creatives in the region to begin making their own films. Dean Midas from Willington was awarded North East Film Director of the Year by the music, lifestyle and creative maga...

ChronicleLive - Durham City Centre

One of UK's most luxurious trains to return to the North East

The Northern Belle will stop at Darlington, Durham and Newcastle on May 9

The Northern Echo | Durham

Dalton Park stores offer 20% off for birthday weekend

Major brands including Adidas, Calvin Klein, Lindt and Molton Brown at Dalton Park are set to offer discounts of 20 per cent and more this weekend.

The Northern Echo | Durham

Luxury train The Northern Belle to depart from Darlington

The Northern Belle, one of Britain's poshest trains will depart from Darlington on a trip north to Dundee in May - here's all the details.

The Northern Echo | Durham

Consett's The Nursery celebrates 'good' Ofsted report

A nursery in Consett, County Durham has received a “good” Ofsted report after a “period of uncertainty”.

The Northern Echo | Durham

Man who killed teacher attacks officers in HMP Frankland

An “evil” sexual predator who was jailed for at least 36 years for the murder of primary school teacher Sabina Nessa has admitted attacking two prison officers.

The Northern Echo | Durham

Female inmate with 'behaviour issues' attacked prison staff in Durham

A female inmate has had her sentence extended for biting and two incidents in which she threw urine at officers at HMP Low Newton.

The Northern Echo | Durham

HMP Frankland inmate Joe Outlaw staged roof-top protest over treatment

An inmate staged a mid-summer roof-top protest as he was unhappy at his treatment in a top-security prison, a court heard today (Wednesday April 10).

The Northern Echo | Durham

Sadistic knife killing of goldfish was filmed by Murton teenager

A teenager thought it was funny to remove a goldfish from its bowl and film herself cutting it up with a craft knife, a court heard.

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Sisterly Strength: From Ski Slopes to Rugby Fields, Durham’s Dynamic Duo Shines

TWO sporty sisters from County Durham are competing at a national level, with one setting her sights on the British skiing championships and the other making her mark on the rugby pitch. Phoebe Arnott, 14, is a competitive slalom skier who trains with the Ravens Tigers Ski Racing and Development Clu...

ChronicleLive - Durham City Centre

Cyclist, 15, being treated at Newcastle's RVI following early morning Durham collision

Police have concluded that no-one else was involved in the incident

The Northern Echo | Durham

Six County Durham residents fined £5000 in court this week

These six people appeared at Peterlee Magistrates Court, where they were fined, and now have to pay fines and costs of over £5,000.

The Northern Echo | Durham

County Durham rapist attacked sleeping woman on sofa

A County Durham rapist who assaulted his victim when she fell asleep on her sofa has been jailed for his ‘reprehensible’ attack.

The Northern Echo | Durham

Drug figurehead influenced Aycliffe and Spennymoor pair

Two people under the influence of a drug ring ‘spearhead’ have been spared immediate prison sentences for helping him launder thousands of pounds of suspected ill-gotten gains.

The Northern Echo | Durham

Convicted Burnhope businessman 'in denial' over child sexual offences

A wealthy businessman who ran a successful family roofing and construction company has been jailed after being convicted of grooming and sexually assaulting a teenage girl.

The Northern Echo | Durham

Stanley man doused car of his 'ex's' mother before setting it alight

Vengeful arsonist Christopher Forster set fire to a parked car belonging to the mother of his ex-partner, a court was told.

The Northern Echo | Durham

Rise in neighbourhood crime across County Durham and Darlington

Neighbourhood crime has increased by almost a quarter across County Durham and Darlington.