Fifteen years after St Brandon's Church was devastated by fire, the restoration process is almost complete
HRH The Duke of York, Prince Andrew, paid a visit to North Durham Academy to officially launch a new campus.
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A special stained-glass window will be installed in a church in County Durham this morning.
It's the final piece of restoration work at St Brandon's Church in Brancepeth after a fire destroyed much of the building over ten years ago.
This week marks 30 years since miners went on strike in the North East, following Margaret Thatcher's announcement that she intended to close pits because they were uneconomical.
Easington in County Durham became the flashpoint for the strikes, but in the end, pit closures transformed the whole region.
With the 30th anniversary of the miners' strike approaching, an exhibition of mining history has been held in County Durham.
Hundreds of people visited Easington's Welfare Club to see memorabilia and hear brass band music. The town's pit was the scene of many protests during the 1984 strike.
Students in County Durham have welcomed a Royal visitor to their school. As part of a visit to the region, the Duke of York made the new North Durham Academy in Stanley his first stop.
Prince Andrew toured the school and its facilities before the official opening ceremony.
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A teenage driver who died in a crash near Bishop Auckland has been named.
17-year-old Jed Johnson, from Toft Hill, was driving a Vauxhall Corsa that left the road as it took a bend on the A688 near the Oakley service station in West Auckland. Jed Johnson died as a result of his injuries.
The crash happened just before 7pm on Friday 28 February.
Witnesses can contact Durham Police by calling 101.