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Pedestrian in serious condition after collision with car

18th October 2017

A PEDESTRIAN remains in a serious condition in hospital following a collision with a car.

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Pair who murdered County Durham man handed life sentences

18th October 2017

LIFE sentences have been handed down to the pair who murdered a County Durham man in a “vicious and prolonged attack” – and each must serve a minimum of 17 years.

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Detectives investigating an assault are appealing for information

16th October 2017

It is understood the incident took place at around 11:25pm on Sunday October 8 in the area of Eastbourne Road, Darlington.

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Appeal for information after two incidents in Durham City

16th October 2017

​​Detectives are investigating two incidents that are thought to be linked in the Durham City area.

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Taxi driver loses business after vehicle is destroyed

13th October 2017

​Police are appealing for witnesses following deliberate criminal damage to a vehicle.

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Crooked door-to-door salesman ordered to pay £60,000

12th October 2017

​A CROOKED door-to-door salesman has been ordered to pay £60,000 to his victims following an investigation by police.

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A man has been threatened at his home

12th October 2017

The incident happened on Heather Grove, Spennymoor, at around 11.15pm yesterday.

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Car stolen as driver was forced from vehicle

12th October 2017

​A CAR has been stolen with the driver forced from the vehicle. The Jaguar was later found abandoned.

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Have you seen Chloe?

10th October 2017

​Seventeen-year-old Chloe Thynne has been missing since Saturday (October 7).

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Family pay tribute to "fun-loving" young man

10th October 2017

​A FAMILY has paid tribute to a “fun-loving” young man who died after a collision with a car near Darlington.

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Police issue appeal for man who stopped assault

10th October 2017

​POLICE have issued an appeal for a man who stopped the assault of an elderly gentlemann.

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Tribute to "much loved" Billingham cyclist

9th October 2017

THE family of a “much loved” cyclist who died after a collision with a car last week have said he will be “deeply missed”.

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Police take part in week-long crackdown on mobile criminality

9th October 2017

Police across Cleveland and Durham will join officers from six European countries in Operation Trivium beginning today, which targets cross-border criminality and aims to deny criminals the use of the roads.

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Emergency services join forces for road safety campaign

6th October 2017

​​EMERGENCY services in County Durham and Darlington have joined forces to promote a scheme aimed at making young people better and safer drivers.

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"Heartbroken" family pays tribute to dad who died in crash

6th October 2017

​​THE family of a dad who died in a road collision have paid tribute to him, saying they are now "missing an important part of our jigsaw".

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Cyclist dies after collision with car - witness appeal

6th October 2017

A SEVENTY-three-year-old cyclist has died following a collision with a car.

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Body found in search for missing Ferryhill man

5th October 2017

WE'RE sorry to report a body has been found in the search for missing Ferryhill man, Brian I’anson.

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Any information? Detectives investigate assault

5th October 2017

​DETECTIVES investigating reports of an assault in Bishop Auckland are appealing for information.

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More than 130 people found not wearing seatbelts

5th October 2017

ONE hundred and thirty-six people, including two children, were found not to be wearing their seatbelts during a week-long crackdown.

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Meet YOUR local detectives, encourage police

4th October 2017

Police are encouraging people to meet detectives at a set of community safety roadshows.

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Disabled woman robbed at knifepoint

4th October 2017

​DETECTIVES are appealing for information after a disabled woman was robbed at knifepoint.

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Church falls victim to criminal damage after window is smashed

3rd October 2017

​On Sunday, October, 1 the front window of St Wilfred’s Church, Hexham Street, Bishop Auckland was smashed. This is the second time in one month that the parish window has been damaged.

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Do you want to help fuel your police force?

3rd October 2017

​Tenders are currently being sought for the provision of a small deli-type – nil subsidy catering services for the Office of the Durham Police, Crime and Victims Commissioner.

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Motorist seriously injured after car crash

2nd October 2017

A motorist has received serious injuries after his car crashed into a bus shelter and came to a standstill in woodland.

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New Police vehicle is a boost for rural communities

2nd October 2017

​A new Police vehicle has been purchased for use in the rural areas of County Durham and Darlington.

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Motorist dies in crash - Man arrested

2nd October 2017

​A DRIVER has been arrested on suspicion of dangerous driving after a man died in a crash.

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Emergency services take part in terrorism training exercise

29th September 2017

​A TERRORISM training exercise has been run in County Durham designed to test the skills and processes of police, other emergency services and the local authority.

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Come and celebrate the Work of Your Local Superheroes

28th September 2017

FAMILIES across the region are being invited to celebrate the work of local superheroes, at a free family fun day which is back for its third year.

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Major player in notorious crash for cash gang pays back £155,000

27th September 2017

A MAJOR player in a notorious crash for cash scam has paid back £155,000.

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Appeal following armed robbery at golf club

25th September 2017

DETECTIVES are appealing for information following an armed robbery at a golf club.

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Checkpoint Navigator praised by NEPACS

25th September 2017

Mark Lowery, a Checkpoint navigator from Durham Constabulary has been praised by North East Charity Nepacs (North East Prisoner Family Support).

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