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Lifesavers honoured with top awards

18th July 2019

​HEROIC police officers and members of the public who have saved people’s lives have been awarded top lifesaving honours.

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Police appeal for further witnesses to A689 collision

18th July 2019

​POLICE are appealing for further witnesses to a collision in which a man sadly died.

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Man killed in A689 collision named

17th July 2019

​A MAN who tragically died following a collision near Wolsingham has been named as Michael Zissler.

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12-year-old in hospital following collision with a bus

17th July 2019

The child remains in a serious condition following the incident which took place on Sherburn Terrace, Consett at around 3.40pm.

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Young Heroes launched in Spennymoor and Ferryhill

17th July 2019

The search is on for young heroes in Spennymoor and Ferryhill.

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John McGuinness at Bikewise 2019

17th July 2019

​WANT to meet Isle of Man TT legend, John McGuinness?

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Six arrested in operation targeting supply of drugs

17th July 2019

​SIX people have been arrested today following an operation targeting the supply of drugs in the South Durham area.

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New tri-responder recruits announced

15th July 2019

​The safety of residents in Weardale has been given a triple boost with two new tri-responder recruits.

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Woman critically injured following collision

15th July 2019

​A WOMAN is in a critical condition in hospital following a collision earlier today.

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Officer recovers fraud victim’s money

12th July 2019

​We always like to share a story with a happy ending…​

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Thousands of families expected at Durham Miners' Gala

12th July 2019

THOUSANDS of families are expected to pack the streets for tomorrow’s Durham Miners’ Gala and extra police will be on patrol to make sure the traditional event passes off smoothly.

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Wanted men arrested by police

12th July 2019

Brian Thexton, 43 and Ronald Thexton, 35, were arrested yesterday (Thursday, July 11) in the Gisburn area.

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Police appeal after a grave was damaged in Shildon

10th July 2019

t is believed the incident occurred sometime in the last two weeks at West Auckland Road cemetery.

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A pedestrian is in hospital following collision with a van

10th July 2019

The woman remains in a serious condition following the incident which took place on North Road West, Wingate.

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Countdown to Bikewise is on!

9th July 2019

​DURHAM'S biker cops are gearing up to celebrate the 25th annual Bikewise.

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Award for lifesavers following cardiac arrest

9th July 2019

​ONE of Durham Constabulary’s archivists has hailed two of his colleagues heroes after their quick-thinking actions, together with the use of a defibrillator, saved his life.

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Seven in court following violent disturbance

9th July 2019

​SEVEN people have appeared in court in connection with a violent disturbance at the weekend.

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Officers use e-bikes to respond to plea for help from vulnerable woman

4th July 2019

​Electric bikes proved to be a life-saver when officers were called to reports of a vulnerable woman.

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Man jailed for knife attack which caused his mother’s death

4th July 2019

​A MAN who caused the death of his mother after stabbing her husband in an unprovoked attack has been jailed for nine years.

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Young footballers from Durham will take part in football tournament

3rd July 2019

Family, friends and senior police officers from the Constabularies and the Metropolitan Police Service will attend to support the competitors.

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Jail for Darlington man who burgled convent

3rd July 2019

​A MAN who attempted to break into a house while a mother and her young child were at home and then burgled a convent has been jailed for four years.

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Appeal following suspected arson in school grounds

28th June 2019

​A LARGE amount of play equipment has been destroyed following a suspicious shed fire in the grounds of a primary school last night (June 27).

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Youngsters to hangout as part of new initiative

28th June 2019

YOUNG people are set to benefit from a new scheme allowing them to ‘hangout’ and enjoy free activities.

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Witness appeal after suspected burglary

28th June 2019

POLICE are appealing for information following a suspected burglary at Scott’s Clothing store, in Bishop Auckland, at about 2.10am on Sunday, June 23.

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Second Teesdale Young Hero revealed

27th June 2019

TEESDALE’S newest young hero has been crowned.

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Dedicated PC retires after 30 years

26th June 2019

​A BEAT bobby who has spent 30 years serving his communities is retiring.

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Car damaged on Cockton Hill in Bishop Auckland

25th June 2019

The incident occurred at around 3.15am on Monday (June 17).

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Darlington's new Community Safety Team launched

25th June 2019

​CHIEF constable Jo Farrell was delighted to help launch Darlington’s new Community Safety Team this afternoon.

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Residents reassured over alarm 'scam'

25th June 2019

RESIDENTS in the dale have been reassured following an online ‘scam’ circulating online.

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Did you witness an assault at Chesters wine bar?

24th June 2019

The suspect is described as being bald, of stocky build wearing a blue t-shirt.

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Man jailed for 12 years for vicious and unprovoked assault

24th June 2019

​A MAN who carried out a vicious and unprovoked assault has been jailed for 12 years.

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Aftershave stolen in Chester-Le-Street burglary

24th June 2019

The incident occurred at Boots on St Cuthberts Walk shortly before 4am on Sunday morning (June 23).

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Appeal following collision in South Hetton

23rd June 2019

​Police are appealing for witnesses after a light goods vehicle collided with a pedestrian on the A182, east of South Hetton, in the early hours of this morning.

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Dedicated team commended following attempted murder investigation

21st June 2019

“I am incredibly proud of the team who have all worked so well together throughout the whole process."

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Cyclist injured following collision in Stanley

20th June 2019

The collision occurred on the A693 near Greencroft, Stanley at around 4.40pm on Friday (June 14).

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Pupils learn about water safety

20th June 2019

​SCHOOLCHILDREN have had a whale of a time learning all about water safety.

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Mile with a Smile raises funds for charity

19th June 2019

​From being pelted with wooden bricks to running around police headquarters, officers and staff had a blast raising funds for charity this lunchtime.

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Drink and drug drivers targeted in summer campaign

19th June 2019

TRAFFIC cops from across the region are urging people to drive sober as they take part in a national drink and drug drive campaign.

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Did you witness an attempted robbery in Crook?

18th June 2019

Police are now keen to trace a female dog walker who was seen on the footpath at the time of the incident walking from the direction of Peases Way.

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Police appeal following reports of lead theft

18th June 2019

During the theft, damage has been caused to the roof tiles which date back to the 1860’s.

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