A collection of old family photographs found in Eldon Square at the weekend have been returned to their owner.
The man in his 70s said he was delighted to have his 'highly sentimental' and 'priceless' pictures back.
He'd would like to thank everyone who took the time to share the plea on social media.
The Hermes driver does not even try to open the back gate before launching the package - which contained glass bottles - over the fence.Read the full story ›
Sharon Branley was discharged from the hospital's new Orthopaedics centre on the same day as having a full knee replacement.Read the full story ›
To drive away bad luck and bring a fresh start, the traditional Chinese Lion will dance its way through Durham.Read the full story ›
Ida and Louise Cook helped twenty-nine Jewish people flee Nazi Germany.Read the full story ›
A library in the town will take part in global events to celebrate the J.K Rowling book series.Read the full story ›
Footage of a whale off the east coast has been causing a splash.
The video shows, what appears to be a lone whale, breaching the water and performing several 'tail slaps'.
The whale was caught on camera by fisherman Darren Senior last week - around 15 miles north east of the River Tyne.
ORCA - an organisation that looks out for whales and dolphins off our coast- say they are confident it is a humpback whale.
Humpbacks are sometimes spotted in the North Sea, with the majority of sightings happening between May and September.
A family of a young boy born without a right hand saw their Facebook Christmas wish fulfilled by designers who built and printed a 3D hand.Read the full story ›
We caught up with some of our region's youngsters as they eagerly await the arrival of Father Christmas.Read the full story ›
North Yorkshire County Council are overwhelmed by the success of their Christmas appeal for vulnerable young and elderly people.Read the full story ›