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Miners' stalwart to be laid to rest in Durham

The funeral of Dave Hopper, Secretary of the Durham Miners' Association, will he held later.

He died on Saturday July 16, just days after sharing the platform with Jeremy Corbyn at the Durham Miners' Gala.

The Labour leader is expected to be at the funeral at Miner's Hall in Durham.

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Mourners line Ecclefechan high street for soldier's funeral

Mourners line the high street to pay their final respects Credit: ITV Border

Mourners have lined Ecclefechan's high street to pay their respects to a Dumfries and Galloway soldier who died last week.

Corporal Josh Hoole served in The Rifles Regiment and died after a two hour march in the Brecon Beacons on what was the hottest day of the year. Local residents lined the route of the hearse, through Corporal Hoole's home village, on its way to his funeral service in Dumfries.

Residents of Ecclefechan came out to line the high street Credit: ITV Border

Families say turning IVF into 'postcode lottery' would have been 'inhumane'

Families struggling to have children say they're delighted with a decision to keep fertility and IVF services in Hartlepool.

The NHS trust that runs them had said it could no longer provide them.

So the town's council took it to the high court - and won.

Couples have said it's the right decision, and that turning fertility treatment into a postcode lottery would have been 'inhumane.'

Watch Frances Read's report:

Fears over missing 82-year-old Archie Campbell

Missing Darlington man Archie Campbell Credit: Durham Constabulary

Police said they are growing increasingly concerned for missing 82-year-old Archie Campbell.

Archie was last seen leaving his house on Parkside in Darlington just after 2pm on Tuesday July 26.

He was wearing light jeans and a dark sweatshirt.

Archie suffers from dementia.

Anyone with information is asked to contact police on 101.

Police are also asking residents to check their sheds, garages and gardens for Archie.

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