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Serious accident on A174 between motorbike and car

Breaking A174 closed after accident involving motorbike and car

Car on Fire on the  A19 northbound near Norton. PIC: @DannyB2710

Breaking Car on fire on A19: Emergency services at the scene

A letter sent by a pensioner from Richmond, North Yorkshire, for the family of PC Dave Phillips.

Merseyside police thank Richmond pensioner who sent donation to PC Dave Phillips' 'lovely family'

Motorist dies after "medical incident" behind wheel

Motorist dies after "medical incident" behind wheel

COURT: Alison Robson arriving for a previous appear-ance at Teesside Crown Court. Picture: STUART BOULTON

'Sorry' Stockton care home worker who stole £26k from elderly residents is jailed

TRIBUTES: Hurworth School teacher Michael McMonigle, affectionately known as Mr Mac

£500 donation will pay for tribute for inspirational Hurworth teacher Mr Mac

UNEXPLAINED DEATH: A police car today  outside the house where Mason Douglass, 13, died suddenly on Monday

Post mortem on 13-year-old's death inconclusive

ON THE UP: House prices have been rising in Middleton St George just outside of Darlington. Picture: CHRIS BOOTH

Houses in market towns are among the most expensive in the country compared to the surrounding area, new report finds

A HORSE: Not the one in the court case.

Man jailed for riding horse "at speed"

INSPIRATION: All Blacks stars coaching young rugby players from Mowden. Pictures: CHRIS BOOTH

All Blacks magic as thousands enjoy open coaching session in Darlington

Prior to their Rugby World Cup pool match against Tonga, New Zealand players take part in an open session at the Northern Echo Arena in Darlington. Sonny Bill Williams watches youngsters in action. (41257270)

Remember the day the All Blacks came to Darlington?

REDUNDANT: Cllr Brian Dennis, who was a production supervisor on the continuous casting plant, received his redundancy notice before the meeting. Picture: CHRIS BOOTH.

SSI: Council determined to save the steel industry

WINNER: Rory Forster, from Heighington, with his tickets

Why Rory's brush with the All Blacks was extra special

ARRIVALS: Mothers and babies help the Friarage Hospital's midwifery-led unit mark its first birthday

New arrivals help maternity centre celebrate its first birthday

POLICE INQUIRY: Lord Brittan, who was never told a historic rape allegation had been dropped

Police apologise to Lord Brittan's widow over rape inquiry blunder

SPECTACLE: Forecasters say people should be able to see The Northern Lights over the coming weeks. Regulars at the Tan Hill Inn, near Reeth, North Yorkshire, got a great view. Picture: NORTH NEWS

Increased chance of viewing Northern Lights in coming weeks, forecasters say

FAREWELL: The Vulcan bomber will put on a final spectacular display across Britain this weekend before its retirement

Cold War icon and the last flying Vulcan is stopping off at DTVA on its farewell tour of Britain

All Blacks meet fans at Darlington arena

All Blacks meet fans at Darlington arena

Motorists make their way through floodwaters on the A1 near Catterick. Picture: Karl Utley

A1 reopens at Catterick after floods bring ten hour closure chaos

PRISONER: Giovanni (middle) pictured on the farm near Darlington where he was held as a prisoner of war between 1942-45

Hidden box prompts Italian family to search for ancestor's secret North-East love-child

Graham Stephenson was fined at Newton Aycliffe Magistrates' Court

Man fined after exposing himself while wearing ripped trousers and a G-string in Darlington town centre

FINED: The owner of Dhesi Grill, on Linthorpe Road in Middlesbrough

Pictures show filthy conditions inside rat-infested takeaway as owner is fined

CYCLING ROUTE: The Tour de France peloton makes its way over Buttertubs Pass

Cyclist dies after Tour de France route crash

BOOTCAMP: Some zombies yesterday

Zombie bootcamp to raise money for a cancer charity

INCIDENT SCENE: Emergency services at the scene Picture: @DurhamRPU

21-year-old man suffers head and chest injuries after crash near Darlington

PREMATURE: Twins Noah and Ava Lowther

'Babies' lives at risk' say campaigners fighting to save North Tees intensive care unit

HEARING: The scales of justice statue outside Teesside crown court.

Prolific offender walks free from court after Darlington break-in


Mother raising awareness of condition which caused daughter to start puberty at two

STREET ATTACK: A Tory delegate after being egged by activists outside the Conservative Party Conference

Former senior policeman's fury over abuse outside Tory conference

GLAMOUR: The glitzy girls of Copacabana.

Star gives blessing to local show

VOTE: Durham County Council are updating the electoral register so eligible people can vote

Register update

RACING TRIBUTE: Alice in Wonderland characters at Ripon Racecourse.

Alice in racing land - honour for racecourse

VOLUNTEERS: More than 150 volunteers turned out to pick apples at Nature's World

Group aims to preserve closed tourist attraction

Prior to their Rugby World Cup pool match against Tonga, New Zealand players take part in an open session at the Northern Echo Arena in Darlington. The players arrive and are greeted with a Haka performed by children from Rydal Academy.. (41257332)

From New Zealand to Darlington: How the All Blacks' visit can inspire a new generation

NATURE: Children at RSPB Saltholme

Wild Halloween event for children

YVONNE PEACOCK: Economic growth is a "key priority."

Economic growth gets further boost

PRIZE: Warren Metcalfe holds the Team of the Year award as team members look on. News reader Nicholas Owen who hosted the awards is on the far left.

Firefighters charity efforts in memory of late colleague sees them scoop national award

TALK: Dr Ashdown-Hill (pictured) will talk on the shadowy figure sometimes connected with the name “Lambert Simnel” - ‘Richard III’s Heir: The Dublin King’, at the study day on October 17

Richard III study day to be held in Barnard Castle


Barnard Castle pupils become designers after being inspired by YSL exhibition

PLAY: Sharon Thomson, play-scheme coordinator, and David Meacham (far back row) in front of the shed with some of the children and volunteers at The Oaks

Play scheme for children with complex medical needs receives a boost

RECORD: York Dungeon is preparing to break the world record for the longest line-up of carved pumpkins

Attraction with gruesome history in bid to create world's longest line of Halloween pumpkins

INFORMED: Durham Police Crime Commissioner Ron Hogg visits the Women's Cree Project for mental health at Trimdon Station Community Centre to discover more about it. Picture: CHRIS BOOTH

Durham PCC praises work of Trimdon Station women's group

Durham County Council (41263050)

Familes First teams set up across County Durham

Social & Personal at The Chantry Hall, Bedale.
John and Diane Noone. (40703429)

MP and Bishop join guests at reopening of Chantry Hall

Alan Steel, Brenda Steel (41271801)

Art lovers get sneak preview of Andy Kerr exhibition

DRIVING AMBITION: Charlotte Sisson with Boro Taxis’ Company Secretary Christine Bell

Driving ambition: Stockton woman's acting dream made true by her local taxi firm

CAKE: Montalbo Primary School pupils enjoy charity coffee morning

Barnard Castle pupils host charity coffee morning

The healing power of walks; project expands to help people stay active with gentle exercise

REJECTED: Richmondshire District Council

Controversial anaerobic digester plans rejected by planning committee

CAMPAIGN: Rishi Sunak MP spoke to teachers and governors at the campaign meeting

Teachers and governors back campaign for more cash for North Yorkshire schools

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