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FECKLESS: Teenage burglar jailed after being traced by his fingerprint

'Feckless' burglar jailed after leaving behind tell-tale fingerprints

ARREARS: Redcar MP Anna Turley refuses to investigate allegations of cover-up

Councillor council tax arrears: MP refuses to investigate allegations of cover-up in Redcar

BUILDING: Simon Horton with Mac Bell from Galliford Try and Steph Pew from Coast & Country. Picture:Keith Taylor

Success of innovative scheme gets man on employment ladder

ZETLAND: Julie Donaldson, mid-morning presenter and training co-ordinator, Abi Alton, and Jeremy Gartland, chairman of Zetland FM.

New radio station set to go live

RECOVERY: Thomas Atherton, 12 enjoying the sailing trip

Inspirational trip for brave Thomas

WINNERS: Women's rugby is increasing in popularity

Project launches in Darlington to get more women into rugby

INVESTIGATION: Mowden Hall in Darlington, where the investigation was centred. Picture: CHRIS BOOTH

Darlington woman arrested after claims that £365,000 was plundered from teachers' pension pot

JAILED: Stuart Brown, given 30-month sentence for late night assault on caller at his family home in Fishburn.

Man jailed for attack on late night caller at his home

TRIBUTE: The gloves to be worn by David Stockdale

Former Darlington goalkeeper's gloves tribute to Shoreham air show tragedy victims

ANGRY: Peter Metcalfe.

Anger as rural fuel discount is refused

SENTENCE: Teesside Crown Court (36948051)

Woman guilty of sex crimes against schoolgirls

SING: Helen Goodman MP sings along at the Singing for the Brain session at Barnard Castle Methodist Church. Picture: STUART BOULTON. (36945798)

Bishop Auckland MP sings heart out for Alzheimer's Society

ACTS: The Selecter, one of the headline acts in the Great Northern Mod and Ska Festival

Thousands of mods and ska fans arrive at inaugural festival

LAW: Contact the police if you think you have been targeted by a bogus caller

Bogus caller in Darlington aroused suspicion

ROADWORKS: A diversion will be in place

Motorists warned of Darlington road closure on bank holiday Sunday and Monday

NOVEL FUN: Adiah and Bobbi Kaur-Whale playing in the sand pit

All the fun of the beach comes to Darlington Library

CHEQUE: Warwick Brindle, Rockliffe Hall's chairman, with Denis Pinnegar from All Saint's Church.

Five star resort gives boiler boost to historic church

WARNING: Bank Holiday revellers warned to not drink too much this weekend

Bank holiday booze warning from police

PLAN: Residents in Stokesley were invited to the town hall to write down all their ideas for the town's future development

Residents decide what they would like their town to look like in ten years

Crackdown on illegal anglers yields results

GIFT: Cllr Peacock with members of the Richmond Bowls Club which benefitted from a £6,500 grant from the fund to buy new mowing equipment.

More money for local projects in Richmondshire

AWARD: Martin and Sandra Johnson, at Rudby Hall

Country House accommodation wins global recognition

ATTACKED: Woman bitten while walking dog in Valley Gardens, Marske. Picture: Google

Dog walker bitten while protecting her pet from attack

FUN: Sedgefield Racecourse will host a truck show this weekend

Keep on trucking

TOWER: Artist Olivier Grossetête with a cardboard construction he created for the Glastonbury Festival

Five-storey high cardboard box tower to be erected in Darlington Market Square

ART: Darlington artist John Dunne explores social problems picture: SARAH CALDECOTT

Mental health, addiction, homelessness: society's ills explored by Darlington artist

HOMES: The Layfield Arms pub in Yarm, which could be converted into five flats and a shop

Controversy over proposals for former pub site

KILLER: Martin Bell.

Killer's bid for shorter sentence is rejected

PERFORMANCE: Dancers performing at last year's Stokesley Show

One of region's largest agricultural shows to feature virtual game shooting, can-can dancers and motorbike stunts

Vital lifeline for those at risk of losing their home

Developer funds free trips for schoolchildren

Developer funds free trips for schoolchildren

APPEAL: Durham County Council urges residents to register to vote

Durham County Council urges voters to register

GLEAMING: Organisers Geoff Newton and Alan Garbutt with Teesside Hospice mascot Sunny Picture: Richard Doughty Photography

Classic cars set to raise much-needed cash for charities

MEMORY: Karen Ainsworth, Helen Robinson and Hannah Parkin (left to right) of the dementia education team.

Trip down memory lane to help dementia patients

HOME: Sparky who is longing for a special forever family to give him the love and care he needs, is pictured with canine carer James Bannister.

Arthritic Sparky needs a home with an extra comfy sofa

VISIT: From left to right: Nabil Nayaland, Roland Klein, David Sassoon and Joyce Khedoory

Fashion designers visit YSL exhibition in Barnard Castle

FUNDING: Michelle Woolams with the microsheep at autistic family charity centre Daisy Chain at Norton. Picture: ANDY LAMB.

Autism charity in running for energy saving funding

REVAMP: Families painting tyre planters at Kildale Corner

Transformation from derelict land to children's play area


Civic leaders offer major financial incentives in attempt to revive Middlesbrough town centre

CREEPY CRAWLY: Rob Gildersleeve, centre manager at Wellington Square, with a tarantula and Scales’n’Tails assistant on a previous visit to Stockton's Wellington Square shopping centre.

Creatures slimy, scaly, creepy and crawly are making their way to Stockton

FRESH LOOK: Topcliffe and Asenby Village Hall secretary Judith Lowe and fundraising organiser Doug Allan in the revamped kitchen

Villagers' seek funds for £130,000 community hub revamp

WINNERS: Idrees Rashid with Middlesbrough Council’s Ethnic Minority Achievement Team, winners of the 2014 Public Sector Award

Nominations sought for celebration of diversity awards

FRAUD: Darlington Police warned against lottery scammers

Police warning against lottery scammers

PEERAGE: Anne McIntosh

Delight and anger as former Tory MPs are granted peerages

FAREWELL: The Vulcan Bomber was due to appear at Skylive before its retirement next year

SkyLive organisers counter claims from angry airshow ticket holders

The Great North Air Ambulance

Dog walker trampled by cows in Yorkshire Dales

TEESSIDE: Members of Teesside Together's board Peter Hodgson, events consultant, Chris Joseph, marketing and branding, Peter Dodson, media relations, and chairman Dave Roberts.

Tees Valley or Teesside? Campaigners call for name change

TRIBUNAL: Nadeem Saddique, who has taken Cleveland Police to an employment tribunal.

Cleveland Police facing three more racism claims from officers

CRASH SCENE: The cars in the accident. Picture via Twitter: @DurhamRPU

Minor injuries in two-car Sedgefield crash

RACES: Sedgefield Races Ladies Evening in aid of Great North Air Ambulance and Roflow  Picture: SARAH CALDECOTT

Sedgefield racecourse dresses up for summer

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