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ACCIDENT SCENE: Dibble's bridge

Cyclist killed after striking notorious Yorkshire Dales bridge and being thrown 50ft into stream below

MURDERED: Shane Tunney

Shane Tunney Murder: Ninth arrest in investigation into Norton man's death

25 years on from the murder of Ann Heron, husband Peter Heron who was charged with the murder in 1990 but never convicted speaks to The Northern Echo from his daughter's home in Wynyard. Picture: CHRIS BOOTH

'I'm not the man who got away with it,' says husband of unsolved murder victim Ann Heron

ASSAULT: Police arrest man after McDonalds attack

Teenager headbutted for getting in the way of the straws at McDonalds in Darlington town centre

MINSTER PROTEST: The man speaks with police.

Man brought to safety from roof of York Minster

ATTACKED: Hannah the horse

Hannah the elderly horse attacked in her field

FINALE: Sirf reaches a dramatic finale

Stockton International Riverside Festival to a dramatic conclusion

LEAP: Barry preparing for his first-ever sky-dive.

Age is no issue as Barry, 80, prepares to sky-dive

DANCE: Music festival at West Park in Darlington. Picture: STUART BOULTON

Crowds gather for music on the hill

TOUR: Jason Leonard and Ollie Phillips with the World Cup in Hartlepool

All that glitters: Rugby world cup trophy arrives in region

ACCIDENT SCENE: Police and emergency services on the scene. Picture: Cleveland Police

Road reopened after serious collision on A1085

VICTIM: Ann Heron, who husband, Peter, was once charged with her murder - a crime which remains unsolved 25 years on

'It was a normal, working day...until I went home and found my wife dead on the living room floor'

ERIN TRIBUTE: From left, Sabrina Purdy, Barry Hogan, Debbie Basnett and Lucy Smith. Picture: STUART BOULTON.

A headstone for Princess Erin - community fundraises for six-year-old Darlington girl's memorial

HIGH TIMES: A man prepares a cannabis oil joint at Teesside Cannabis Club's Canna Camp Fest in Redcar. Picture: TOM BANKS

'Weed out the dealers and destroy the black market' say cannabis campaigners at rally

CONCERNS: Residents have concerns about the plans for Hill Top Farm, pictured here from St Andrews Church, in Winston.

Winston residents object to recycling plant plans

LAUNCH: Harry Gration gets in the spirit of the new event.

Plans unveiled for major new sporting event

FAREWELL: The funeral service of Stella Robson at Darlington Crematorium. Picture: CHRIS BOOTH

'A firm hand in the softest of velvet gloves' - Funeral of veteran councillor and devoted mother Stella Robson

PROTEST: Police called to York art gallery opening

Art gallery charges protest lands council with headache

STALLED: Fully worked out plans to refurbish The Globe in Stockton have yet to be submitted

Frustration as plans to refurbish Stockton's Globe Theatre stall once again

SNAKE DAVIS: The legendary saxophonist will be playing in Middlesbrough next month.

Legendary saxophonist Snake Davis to perform in Middlesbrough

Residents reminded to have their say

FLOWERS: Susan Williams with her Flowers Can Dance piece

Artist credits North Yorkshire scenery for success in her new career

SKILLS: Members of the Heritage Craft Alliance will be demonstrating the kinds of training they have on offer at the skills festival

Historic skills will be on show at new festival

DEFENCES: The Lustrum Beck in Hartburn, that burst its banks after heavy rainfall.

Residents urged to call into flood defence drop-in session

SEX ASSAULT: DI Matt Murphy-King at the scene of the sex assault in Thornaby. Picture: STUART BOULTON.

Reward offered in hunt for Thornaby attempted rape suspect

£6m improvements for council homes in Richmondshire

TRAIL: 9-year-old Emily Moore on the new Hamsterley Play Trail. Picture: STUART BOULTON.

Hamsterley Forest opens new adventure trail

REGISTER: Don't lose your right to vote

Don't lose your chance to vote, residents urged

BITTEN: Blue is currently recovering from a suspected snake bite

Warning to dog owners after two 'bitten by snake' while on walks in Darlington

SIRF: The Instant Light Company on Stockton High Street. Picture: STUART BOULTON.

Report & Pictures: Stockton International Riverside Festival

NEW JOB: Stuart Errington, the new interim chief fire officer at County Durham and Darlington Fire and Rescue Service, left, with others at the opening of the new Durham fire station. Picture: DAVID WOOD

Fireman Stuart assumes brigade's top job

Piglets saved from huge farm fire

Piglets saved from huge farm fire

FOOD: A barbecue stall at the Saltburn Food Festival. Picture: STUART BOULTON.

Thousands enjoy a taste-bud tickling food festival in Saltburn

ON TRACK: Model railway enthusiasts look at the trains on display at Cleveland Model Railway club’s annual show at Redcar and Cleveland College. Picture: TOM BANKS

Model railways draw the crowds

MAKEOVER: The team of volunteers outside the Trimdon Grange Community Centre

Community centre given DIY SOS style makeover

CHEERS: The runners get underway in the York 10K.

Thousands run for charity in the York 10k

WALK: The memory walk from Springfield care home in Darlington. Picture: STUART BOULTON.

Memory walk helps dementia sufferers in Darlington

SERVICE: The Unibus will run through the night.

Round-the-clock bus service to be launched

GIFT: Paul Spooner (right) presents Dave Benson with the thermal imaging camera.

High-tech life-saver for rescue boat

CHARITY: Wilson Derbyshire.

Looking good will give children's centre a new look

CROWNED: Eleanor Potter is crowned Miss Teesside GB

From the dance floor to the cat walk for newly crowned Miss Teesside

SHOW: Show jumping at Osmotherley show. Picture: TOM BANKS

68-year-old wins fell race at Osmotherley Show

BROADBAND: Central Park, Darlington. Picture: STUART BOULTON.

Disconnect in Darlington as residents fight for broadband

CYCLING: Graeme Obree celebrating cycling at the GO Outdoors store in Stockton.

Cycling legend launches shop's revamp

OPERA: Tenors Unlimited

Rat Pack of Opera seeks choir to join them onstage in Darlington

CHARITY WALK: The Mayor of Darlington Tom Nutt and Locomotion No. 1. Picture: STUART BOULTON.

Get on board for railway heritage walk, urges Darlington mayor

BATHING WATER: Saltburn Pier is a popular destination seaside visitors

£5m scheme to improve bathing water at Saltburn will mean road closures

DONATION: John Marshall, left, from A1 Tank Services, hands over the ipods to coaches and players from Wensleydale RUFC.

Community rugby club welcomes donation of ipads to aid coaching

DEATH: Shane Tunney died on Wednesday.

Eighth teenager arrested in connection with Shane Tunney death

SLEEPING BAGS: Colin Bradshaw with just a few of the 300 sleeping bags bought by the Salvation Army after last year's appeal. Picture: TOM BANKS.

Protect the vulnerable by donating to sleeping bag appeal, urges foodbank manager

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