Man jailed for spying on girl with spy camera

5:15pm Friday 29th August 2014

A PERVERT who used a hidden camera to spy on a girl in the shower was today (Friday, August 29) jailed for 18 months.

Lancaster pulls out of weekend engagements after engine shutdown drama

Darlington and Stockton Times:

12:11pm Friday 29th August 2014

FIRE crews were called to Durham Tees Valley Airport this morning, after the Mynarski Memorial Lancaster suffered an oil leak resulting in plumes of smoke coming from one of its engines.

Tributes paid to athletics coach who grew up in Darlington

5:06pm Friday 29th August 2014

STARS from the world of athletics have paid tributes to a respected coach, who has died following a long battle with prostate cancer.

Time called on Stockton Weekender music festival

Darlington and Stockton Times: STOCKTON WEEKENDER: Paul Burns, director of Tees Music Alliance, which organised the Stockton event

6:02am Friday 29th August 2014

MUSIC lovers will have one less festival to choose from next year after a decision was taken to cancel a well-known North-East event which had failed to sell enough tickets to cover costs.

Veterans' leap of faith for Darlington charity

Darlington and Stockton Times: INTO THE BLUE: Military veteran Norman Horton during his sky dive with a Skydive St George team member Picture: SKYDIVE ST GEORGE/BLAIR STENT AND DANNY ROWLANDS

5:09pm Friday 29th August 2014

FOUR veterans completed an 11,000ft parachute jump as part of the celebrations surrounding the visit of the Mynarski Memorial Lancaster to the region.

Man narrowly avoids jail for £17,000 benefit fraud

4:40pm Friday 29th August 2014

A MARRIED chef who claimed to be single and unemployed pocketed more than £17,000 in hand-outs he should not have got.

Teenager killed in tragic accident, inquest hears

Darlington and Stockton Times: FATAL ACCIDENT: Tom Brown who was killed when he was in collision with a car in April last year.

1:35pm Friday 29th August 2014

A TEENAGER suffered fatal head injuries when he stepped out in front of a car on an unlit road, an inquest has heard.

Chance to enjoy Proms in the Park

Darlington and Stockton Times: LIVE MUSIC: Jake Tompkins of Modus, Alan Charlton, Peter Radcliffe, members of the Royal Signals (Northern) Band, Hurworth Concert Band, Newton Aycliffe Pipes and Drums and Central and East Yorks Wing ATC Sector 1 Band in the band stand in Darlington'

5:34pm Friday 29th August 2014

PREPARATIONS are under way for a free family-friendly live music event due to be held in a North-East park.

School opens its doors to fly on the wall cameras

Darlington and Stockton Times: OUR SCHOOL: Pupils and staff from Conyers School who are starring in a new CBBC show

5:15pm Friday 29th August 2014

PUPILS from a Yarm school are set to become stars of a new fly on the wall documentary.

Gunman on run after shop raid

5:15pm Friday 29th August 2014

AN armed robber who threatened two women at gunpoint before escaping with a shop’s takings is being hunted by police.

International flavour taking centre stage at poetry festival

Darlington and Stockton Times: POETRY FESTIVAL: Palestinian poet Nader Hussein, organiser Anne Besford and poet John Berger at the  launch of T Junction – the Teesside International Poetry Festival, at mima, Middlesbrough. Picture: TOM BANKS

5:09pm Friday 29th August 2014

POETRY lovers are in for a treat when international artists come together in the North-East in October.

International flavour taking centre stage at poetry festival

Darlington and Stockton Times: POETRY FESTIVAL: Palestinian poet Nader Hussein, organiser Anne Besford and poet John Berger at the  launch of T Junction – the Teesside International Poetry Festival, at mima, Middlesbrough. Picture: TOM BANKS

5:06pm Friday 29th August 2014

POETRY lovers are in for a treat when international artists come together in the North-East in October.

Yarm leaving Stockton for Yorkshire back on the agenda

4:54pm Friday 29th August 2014

TAX-PAYERS from across Stockton would have to pay £100,000 just to examine the possibility of of Yarm leaving Stockton Borough Council, a report has claimed.

Special guests descend on museum

Darlington and Stockton Times: FILM HISTORY: Kirkleatham Museum, Redcar, hosted the Invasion Science Fiction exhibition last year. Pictured are items from the Alien film series.

4:34pm Friday 29th August 2014

A NUMBER of special guests will be making an appearance at Kirkleatham Museum on Sunday, as part of an exhibition of show business memorabilia.

Appeal granted for Darlington Gypsy site

Darlington and Stockton Times: APPLICATION REFUSED: Planners have rejected an application to turn a former barber shop in Belvedere Road, Darlington, into a takeaway for a second time

3:31pm Friday 29th August 2014

AN application for a single family Gypsy site has been granted after it was initially rejected on the grounds that it would damage the visual impact of the area.

Head of youth charity named community champion

2:57pm Friday 29th August 2014

A WOMAN has been named community champion for her dedication to helping young people in North Yorkshire.

Book of offers for Darlington shoppers

Darlington and Stockton Times: OFFERS BOOK: Distinct Darlington manager Alex Swan

12:25pm Friday 29th August 2014

DARLINGTON shoppers can enjoy big bargains – thanks to a little book of offers.

Architect team will cycle, canoe and climb for charity

Darlington and Stockton Times: GRUELLING CHALLENGE: Niven Architects staff prepare for their gruelling fundraiser, L-R, Johnathan Munkley, Marc Warren and Stephen Abbott

1:41pm Friday 29th August 2014

INTREPID fundraisers will cycle, canoe and climb from dawn until dusk on Saturday (August 30) for a charity that changes the lives of critically ill children.

Son's courage will spur mother on as she tackles Britain's highest mountain

Darlington and Stockton Times: MOUNTAIN CHALLENGE: Emma Smith with her son Jack. Emma will be climbing Ben Nevis to raise money for the Cystic Fibrosis Trust which helps cystic fibrosis sufferers like her son Jack

12:53pm Friday 29th August 2014

THE mother of an eight-year-old boy with cystic fibrosis is to tackle Britain’s highest mountain to raise funds for the charity which helps her son.

Charity opens new store with 'Something In Mind' for everyone

Darlington and Stockton Times: GRAND OPENING: Labour Party candidate Anna Turley (centre) with Tom Blenkinsop MP officially open the new Something in Mind shop in Redcar with Veronica Harrett, chief executive of Redcar and Cleveland Mind (left), staff member Ron Storey and Barbara Newm

12:25pm Friday 29th August 2014

A NEW charity store has opened its doors with ‘Something in Mind’ for everyone.

More than 1,000 call for action at notorious crossroads

Darlington and Stockton Times: ACTION NEEDED: Brian Hall at the notorious junction.

12:11pm Friday 29th August 2014

A CAMPAIGNER who collected more than 1,000 signatures on a petition calling for action at a notorious crossroads is to deliver his appeal direct to councillors.

Alexander Technique workshops to raise funds for charity

11:43am Friday 29th August 2014

TASTER sessions for a class to alleviate back, neck and joint pains taking place in September will raise funds for two charities.

Good Food Guide nod for Darlington pub

Darlington and Stockton Times: (9800723)

11:35am Friday 29th August 2014

A DARLINGTON pub is the only hostelry in County Durham and Teesside to feature in the 2015 edition of the Good Food Guide.

Darlington entrepreneurs vie for chance to sell at Liberty of London

Darlington and Stockton Times: BUSINESS VENTURE: Karen Riley (left) and Donna Feeney who run their own vintage upcycling business, Totes Adore.

11:09am Friday 29th August 2014

TWO Darlington entrepreneurs are set to go head-to-head with hundreds of business owners for the chance to sell their wares at one of the country’s most iconic department stores.

Tributes to Darlington's 'king of Grange Road'

10:56am Friday 29th August 2014

SHOPS and businesses in a Darlington shopping street will fall silent in tribute to one of the town's most recognisable characters, who died suddenly this week.

Shoplifter who pulled knife on Lidl boss jailed for 12 months

Darlington and Stockton Times: Teesside Crown Court

6:01am Friday 29th August 2014

A NOTORIOUS shoplifter with almost 150 offences on his record was last night (Thursday, August 28) behind bars for pulling a knife on a store boss.

Man jailed for cutting girlfriend's face during row

Darlington and Stockton Times: CROWN COURT: Teesside Crown Court where Robert Thompson was given a suspended sentence for making threats to kill

6:01am Friday 29th August 2014

A KNIFEMAN who cut his former girlfriend across the face during a row over missing belongings was yesterday jailed for 15 months.

Hockey club opens its doors to the community

Darlington and Stockton Times: OPEN DAY: Northallerton Hockey Club players (l-r) Abby Robinson, Rachel Swain and Becky Carson

9:03am Friday 29th August 2014

A NORTH Yorkshire hockey club is opening its doors to the community in a bid to promote the sport.

Grandfather cleared of historic abuse charge

Darlington and Stockton Times: ON TRIAL: Gordon Currie leaves Teesside Crown Court Picture: Tom Banks

4:46pm Thursday 28th August 2014

A GRANDFATHER accused of abusing a boy at his farm in the 1970s was today (Thursday, August 28) cleared by a jury in less than an hour.

Five arrested over drunken fight on train

3:05pm Thursday 28th August 2014

FIVE men have been arrested after a drunken brawl on a train in which passengers were injured.

Hundreds gather at memorial service to Second World War airman Andrew Mynarski

Darlington and Stockton Times:

1:26pm Thursday 28th August 2014

A SPECIAL service marked the start of a day of events to celebrate the arrival of the Mynarski Memorial Lancaster into the region.

EE Darlington call centre manager was unfairly sacked, judge rules

Darlington and Stockton Times: LEGAL ACTION: Mother-of-two Fay Hand claims she was unfairly dismissed by EE.

6:02am Thursday 28th August 2014

A CALL centre manager has won her legal battle with mobile phone company EE after a judge ruled she was unfairly sacked when a worker was kicked in the head.

Cleveland Chief Constable takes part in ice bucket challenge and nominates her counterpart in Durham

Darlington and Stockton Times: Cleveland Police chief Jacqui Cheer interviewed on her two year anniversary on Teeside. (9791493)

10:24pm Thursday 28th August 2014

IT was not your usual appearance in front of a camera for Cleveland Police's Chief Constable Jacqui Cheer.

A fitting tribute

Darlington and Stockton Times: COMMEMORATIVE EVENT: RCAF standard bearer Edsel Amlin pays tribute at the spot where Mary Etheridge's ashes were scattered. Picture: CHRIS BOOTH

8:39pm Thursday 28th August 2014

THE Northern Echo's editor Peter Barron paid tribute to all the readers who supported the campaign for a permanent memorial to Andrew Mynarski to be placed at Middleton St George.

Historic Lancaster's visit is a time for reflection and celebration

Darlington and Stockton Times: COMMEMORATIVE EVENT: Event held at the St George Hotel and Durham Tees Valley Airport to commemorate Second World War hero Andrew Mynarski,  Gathering of those who attended the service by his statue.  Picture: CHRIS BOOTH

8:31pm Thursday 28th August 2014

HUNDREDS descended on Durham Tees Valley Airport to witness the historic visit of the Mynarski Memorial Lancaster and the majestic bomber did not disappoint.

Launch of healing mask gives hope to patients who fear blindness

Darlington and Stockton Times: SLEEP MASK: Lorraine Helliwell pictured with Richard Kirk, chief executive of PolyPhonix   Lorraine is using the new electronic light-emitting sleepmask (made by a company based at NETPark, Sedgefield) her eyes greatly improved to the extend that an eye h

8:09pm Thursday 28th August 2014

IT’S an amazing story. The day before 55-year-old Lorraine Helliwell started wearing her Noctura 400 light-emitting sleep mask she underwent a routine eye examination at her local hospital.

Youngster battles her illness to take on charity fun run

Darlington and Stockton Times: CHARITY FUNDRAISER: 5 year old Missy Russell with her brother Jason (7) ahead of their fundraising walk. Picture: DAVID WOOD (9790151)

7:39pm Thursday 28th August 2014

A BRAVE youngster suffering with a rare and incurable brain condition is running a 3km race at the weekend to raise awareness.

A fitting place for Mary's ashes

Darlington and Stockton Times: COMMEMORATIVE EVENT: Event held at the St George Hotel and Durham Tees Valley Airport to commemorate Second World War hero Andrew Mynarski and the arrival of a Lancaster bomber from Canada. Phil Etheridge  after laying his mother's ashes before a two

7:33pm Thursday 28th August 2014

PHIL Etheridge travelled from Canada to Durham Tees Valley Airport with a very special mission in mind.

First dance led to 60 years of marriage for Darlington couple

Darlington and Stockton Times: HAPPY ANNIVERSARY: Tom and Shirley Frame from Darlington have celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary      Picture:SARAH CALDECOTT

5:29pm Thursday 28th August 2014

A DIAMOND couple who met at a military dance have celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary.

Quarry extension recommended for approval

5:21pm Thursday 28th August 2014

A PROPOSED quarry extension that will boost employment but has prompted environmental concerns has been recommended for approval by council planners.

Free rickshaw ride for shoppers to celebrate successful summer

Darlington and Stockton Times: RICKSHAW RIDE: Hillstreet Shopping Centre in Middlesbrough celebrates successful summer with free rickshaw rides for customers pictured Julie Pickering with her niece Mya Graham, five, and daughter Emily, eight. Picture:SARAH CALDECOTT

4:50pm Thursday 28th August 2014

SHOPPERS were given a helping hand to carry their bags when they were offered a free rickshaw ride in Middlesbrough.

Time running out to have say on housing future in Hartlepool

Darlington and Stockton Times: Hartlepool Civic Centre

4:40pm Thursday 28th August 2014

PEOPLE are being urged to take the opportunity to have their say on the future of housing in Hartlepool.

Estate could be yours - for £1m-plus

Darlington and Stockton Times: NEWSHAM GRANGE: Expected to fetch between £1m and £1.2m

4:23pm Thursday 28th August 2014

AN extensive country estate is expected to fetch between £1m and £1.2m when it goes under the hammer in North Yorkshire next month.

Activity festival gets underway in Darlington

Darlington and Stockton Times: MEGA FESTIVAL: 3Sixty bike display team perform at the Mega festival in Darlington Picture:SARAH CALDECOTT

4:23pm Thursday 28th August 2014

SHOPPERS in a North-East town had the chance to discover the benefits of a healthy lifestyle during an activity festival.

Darlington poachers caught lamping on farmland are fined

Darlington and Stockton Times: WITNESS PLEA: North Yorkshire Police are appealing to anyone who saw a blue Vauxhall Astra crashed near Ferrensby on Sunday night to call them

4:19pm Thursday 28th August 2014

TWO poachers who were spotted hunting nocturnal animals by shining a light into their eyes have been fined.

Man split partner's head open with a ceramic bowl, court hears

4:17pm Thursday 28th August 2014

A DRUNKEN argument led to a man splitting his partner’s head open with a ceramic bowl, a court heard.

Sixty years of give and take

Darlington and Stockton Times: Richard Doughty (9780879)

4:17pm Thursday 28th August 2014

HAPPY couple Eric and Mollie Dent are celebrating – after notching up 60 years of wedded bliss.

Sweet success for Darlington honey company

Darlington and Stockton Times: SWEET SUCCESS: Scot Varley, from The Honey B Company, which has won two Great Taste awards.

4:10pm Thursday 28th August 2014

AN artisan food company has tasted sweet success with a second award for its honey.

Darlington councillors raise concerns over government planning legislation

Darlington and Stockton Times: NEW FLATS: Northgate House, in Darlington

3:59pm Thursday 28th August 2014

COUNCILLORS have raised concerns over government legislation which could allow a high-rise office block to be transformed into residential flats without consulting nearby residents.

University joins forces with Festival of Thrift

Darlington and Stockton Times: FLASH BACK: A stall at last year's Festival of Thrift, at Lingfield Point, in Darlington Picture: ANDY LAMB

3:37pm Thursday 28th August 2014

A NATIONALLY-ACCLAIMED festival has announced a link-up with a North-East university.









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