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Denise Emers (pictured right) with daughter Karen

Death crash drink-driver fails in court bid to get licence back

APOLOGY: Helen Goodman

MP's apology after barrage of criticism over Twitter jibe at Jeremy Hunt and Chinese wife

RURAL: The Greater Yorkshire devolution bid aims to bolster both city and rural economies in the county

Proposed Greater Yorkshire authority would take powers for road, rail and health projects in region

DALES: The Tour de France peloton as it made its way over Buttertubs Pass in the Yorkshire Dales

Middlesbrough cyclist who died after coming off his bike in Yorkshire Dales is named

Peter Ramsay escapes prison at Teesside Crown Court - because he's building one

Catterick man who attacked ex-girlfriend and her lover escapes prison - because he's building one

ACCIDENT SCENE: The car involved in the accident.

Man, 70, suffers life-threatening injuries in Northallerton road accident

APPEAL: Police would like to speak to this man

Do you recognise this man after bike stolen from Darlington train station?

CALENDAR: Darlington's Sparta Security staff pose for charity calendar

Self-styled Spartans strip in Bishop Auckland animal sanctuary

This man asked a shop worker at the Co-op store in Ainderby Road, Northallerton, to change £10 notes for £20 notes on September 26, and left with more change than he was entitled to in a scam known as "ringing the changes".

Police hunt this convenience store conman

CLOSURE: Redcar's coke ovens and blast furnace will close, the Insolvency Service has said

Redcar coke ovens and blast furnace close after no offers received for steelmaking site

CLUB: Crissy Rickinson

New biker club with a big heart forms in Darlington

BANNED: A shoplifter has been banned from all retail premises in Stockton town centre, for two years

Persistent shoplifter banned from any shops in Stockton under court order

PROTESTS: Protestors over a new housing development in Marske gather outside the Community Heart council offices in Redcar before the meeting in January. Picture: CHRIS BOOTH

Planning inquiry to determine bid to build 130 homes on green field site

SUPPORT: Richmond MP Rishi Sunak with his message of thanks to St Teresa's Hospice. It reads: "St Teresa's touches the lives of many families in our community. Thank you!

MP shows his support for St Teresa's Hospice

GRANT: Scarth Memorial Village Hall in Staindrop, one of several projects in the North-East to benefit from a share of £3.3m in grants from the Big Lottery Fund

£3.3m of grants handed out in North-East


Croft hosts the British Rallycross Grand Prix this weekend, when the action will be fast and furious

Croft prepares to host exciting weekend of rallycross action

Lumiere, ridden by William Buick and trained by Mark Johnston at Middleham, wins the Connolly's Red Mills Cheveley Park Stakes at Newmarket last Saturday

Lumiere lights up Newmarket with Cheveley Park victory

Charlie Payne guns his Ford Fiesta to victory in last weekend's Trackrod Rally – Picture: JAMES WARD/CHICANE MEDIA

Yorkshire duo score home wins on Trackrod Rally

Don't Touch, left, wins the William Hill Ayr Gold Cup under Tony Hamilton last Saturday. The victory saw Malton trainer Richard Fahey break through the £3m seasonal prize money barrier for the first time in his training career

Fahey reaches 200 winners with Redcar success

Tracey Taylor West, from Pickhill, won the Harewood Hillclimb Championship in her Lotus Exige

Taylor-West sets new record in Harewood Hillclimb victory

Gary Thwaite in action in the Richmond MC trial at Gunnerside – Picture: BARRY ROBINSON

Sadler adds to growing silverware collection

Bondi Beach, left, ridden by Colm O' Donoghue finishes just behind Simple Verse, ridden by Andrea Atzeni, in last Saturday's controversial St Leger at Doncaster. The Aiden O'Brien trained horse was awarded the race following a stewards' inquiry

Swinbank pair among four Curtis winners

Stephen Petch on his way to winning the Tour of Hamsterley rally for a third successive year – Picture: JAMES WARD/ CHICANE MEDIA

Petch celebrates third Hamsterley victory

Richard Sadler in action in the White Rose Trial – Picture: BARRY ROBINSON

Sadler in fine White Rose form

Paul Swift, who returned after an eight-month absence to claim second place in Wallasey – Picture: JAMES REDMAN/REDMAN PHOTOGRAPHIC

Double podium for Swift on rally comeback

A P McCoy rides Gannicus to victory in the Leger Legends race at Doncaster on Wednesday

McCoy victory lights up Doncaster

Royal Etiquette, ridden by Victoria Pendleton, right, finishes second to Jordaura, ridden by Tom Greenwood, in the Betfair Novice Flat Amateur Riders' Handicap at Ripon on Monday

Pendleton so close to victory in Ripon debut

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

National Sport

Danny Welbeck has not featured for club or country this season due to knee surgery

Danny Welbeck targets New Year return for Arsenal

Lewis Hamilton, pictured on the podium alongside team-mate Nico Rosberg after winning the 2015 British Grand Prix at Silverstone, has paid tribute to the German's part in helping Mercedes win the Formula One team championship.

Lews Hamilton praises Nico Rosberg after team success

Harry Kane won his sixth England cap in the defeat of Lithuania

Harry Kane keen to tackle Europe's elite with England

Paul O'Connell, pictured, and Sean O'Brien should learn their World Cup fate on Tuesday

Paul O'Connell's World Cup and Ireland Test career ended by injury


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