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Trains between York and Newcastle came to a standstill due to a vandal attack near Darlington

Police probe Darlington rail vandal attack as services restored following severe delays

Missing girl found

Man arrested on suspicion of child abduction following the disappearance of a 14-year-old Middlesbrough girl

JAILED: Joshua Butters

Novice driver Joshua Butters who killed best pal is jailed for three-and-a-half years

MIDDLESBROUGH ROBBERY: Market Cross Jewellers in Middlesbrough. Picture:STUART BOULTON

Seven charged in connection with Market Cross Jewellers armed robberies in Yarm and Middlesbrough

CHARITY: Richard Shuter of the Erimus Insurance Brokers team tees off at the first hole Picture: CHRIS BOOTH

Golfers tee off to raise funds for hospice

ROBBERY: Market Cross Jewellers in Yarm following a robbery

Woman put in dock for contempt of court after photographing accused in jewel heist case

CLOSURE: The Lambert Memorial Community Hospital, Thirsk

Major concerns over temporary closure of community hospital due to staffing problems

TOWN DELUGE: Pickering inundated by flood waters in 2007

Joy as high-profile flooding campaign achieves its goal

JUNCTION: The junction in question looking out onto the B6279 in Darlington from Lingfield Point

Council will look at 'ghost' junction after comments from motorists

Campaigners believe they have fought successfully to reduce a planned junctiuon closure at Smallways. Picture: SARAH CALDECOTT

Campaigners confident planned six week closure of A66 junction will be reduced

RELOCATION: Darlington Farmers’ Auction Mart

Councillors set to approve plans to move Darlington cattle mart

BEFORE: Five-year-old Rosie Dent before she got her hair cut

Darlington schoolgirl sacrifices waist-length hair for charity

JAILED: Thomas Stephenson

Bored teenager jailed over £500,000 town centre blaze

PARK: Four-year-old James Shepherd tries out the new play area in Staindrop. Picture: STUART BOULTON

Staindrop children have new play area thanks to parents' determination

SPOOKY: Darlington Covered Market has been the site of some ghostly goings-on

Delve into Darlington's darker side, if you dare....


Northallerton's Drew Bellerby on her way to victory at Lydden Hill last weekend – Picture: Xavier McCartan

Drew roars to victory at Lydden Hill

Adam Biggins in action at Cogden Hall

Country's best young riders enjoy Swaledale test

Chrissie Rouse flies high at Cadwell Park before crashing out – Picture: BONNIE LANE

Cadwell crash fails to dampen Rouse spirits

Richard Sadler, who won the Kath Cockshott Memorial Trial at Silsden on Sunday – Picture: BARRY ROBINSON

Sadler conquers tough course to take victory

Mecca's Angel, ridden by Paul Mulrennan and trained by Michael Dods, beats the favourite Acapulco to win the Coolmore Nunthorpe Stakes at York last Friday

Special day as Mecca's Angel flies in

Arabian Queen, right, ridden by Silvestre de Sousa, beats Golden Horn and Frankie Dettori, left, to win the Juddmonte International Stakes at York on Wednesday

Arabian Queen rules supreme in the Juddmonte

Robbie Wallace in action in the British Enduro Championship in Wales

Wallace picks up points in Wales

Niamh Richardson in action in Darlington Motor Club's charity trial in Coverdale – Picture: BARRY ROBINSON

Classic Coverdale trial attracts quality field

Millie Allen

More European medals for Millie

Nicola Wilson will be in action at Richmond Horse Trials next Friday – Picture: CHRIS LAX PHOTOGRAPHY

Star names enter Richmond event

Enduro rider Robbie Wallace in action

Manx joy for Wallace

The Grey Gatsby, seen here beating Australia to win last year's QIPCO Irish Champion Stakes at Leopardstown, is set to take on Golden Horn and Gleneagles in next week's Juddmonte International at York

Johnston targeting more success at York's Ebor Festival

Paul Weatherill in action on Richmond MC's trial at Carlton

Clubman class success for Chloe

Neil Bainbridge, from Hutton Rudby, in action at Thruxton last weekend – Picture: ADRIAN SMITH

Smith storms to Phoenix Stages class victory

National Sport

IOC president Thomas Bach has pledged financial support for refugees

IOC announces emergency fund to help refugee crisis

Aaron Ramsey, centre, says Wales qualifying for a major tournament will fulfil a career ambition

Wales midfielder Aaron Ramsey aims to fulfil career ambition against Israel

Mitch Marsh is determined to 'beat England in England'

Mitch Marsh: England's attacking style could mean wickets for Australia

Johanna Konta, pictured, upset ninth seed Garbine Muguruza at the US Open

Johanna Konta savours record-breaking US Open win over Garbine Muguruza

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