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Motocross event closed after rider dies in crash

30th April 2017

A motorbike rider has died and another has been seriously injured in separate incidents today at an event near Sedgefield

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Man charged with Eurochange robbery

28th April 2017

Police have arrested and charged a suspect in connection with an armed robbery at a foreign exchange store in the centre of Durham

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Police issue warning over speeding

27th April 2017

A WEEK-long crackdown on speeding drivers saw almost 80 drivers per day caught going too fast across Cleveland, County Durham and Darlington.

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Police actions curb funfair trouble

26th April 2017

A series of measures were put in place after a number of incidents relating to the popular Easter fair in Durham

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'Super' PACT to be held in Darlington

25th April 2017

Darlington Police will be holding a Super PACT meeting at Pease Monument, Darlington between 12- 2pm on Friday 28th April.

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Horden collision leaves driver with serious injuries

24th April 2017

​Police are appealing for witnesses after two cars collided on the A1086, Thorpe Road, Horden.

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Behind Bars - Lee Chapman

21st April 2017

Chapman, from West Auckland has been jailed for leading police on a pursuit while driving a stolen car

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Pedestrian critically injured in 'hit and run'

19th April 2017

Police are trying to trace the driver of a car which may have been involved in an incident which left a man seriously hurt

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Pensioner badly hurt in two-vehicle crash

18th April 2017

An elderly driver is in a 'critical' condition after his car was involved in a collision last Thursday

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Man charged following 'contracts' letter

18th April 2017

Police have charged a man from Lanchester in connection with a malicious letter aimed at local councillors

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Speeding crackdown starts Easter Monday

13th April 2017

Police across Cleveland and Durham will be targeting speeding drivers next week as part of a Europe-wide campaign

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First episode airs of Reported Missing

13th April 2017

First programme proves to be an emotional watch

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​Man charged following roof-top stand-off

13th April 2017

A 26 year old man will be at court today following a five hour stand-off with police at a house in Peterlee on Tuesday night.

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Tributes to biker who died in Weardale crash

12th April 2017

Family pays tribute to Frazer Golden - "a real gentleman and a thoughtful family guy"

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Motorcyclist dies after crash in Weardale

10th April 2017

A motorbike rider has died after his machine collided with another motorcycle on a rural road yesterday

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Durham Constabulary recruits PSCOs

10th April 2017

Don't miss your chance to jon the country's top performing police force

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Witness appeal after motorbike and car collide

7th April 2017

Police are investigating a crash in Darlington which left a motorbike rider with serious injuries

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Chief to review the news for BBC

6th April 2017

Mike Barton will be on screen this Saturday morning doing another stint as the newspaper reviewer for BBC Breakfast

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Community mentors scheme looks to expand

5th April 2017

New volunteers are being sought to join a scheme which supports vulnerable and isolated people

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Police and fire services launch arson campaign

4th April 2017

A joint campaign to tackle the growing number of arson attacks is underway involving the police and fire services

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Man admits cyber attacks

3rd April 2017

A CYBER criminal has admitted targeting five websites

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Durham Police to feature in new BBC1 series

3rd April 2017

A three-part series starting next Wednesday gives an insight into the police work involved in locating missing people at risk

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Woman assaulted in Chester-le-Street hotel

31st March 2017

Detectives are trying to trace a man in connection with a sexual assault on a woman in Chester-le-Street earlier this month

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