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Teenager opens new Durham cancer support centre

A 15-year-old who lost both parents to cancer is making them both proud by officially opening a centre to help those with the condition.

The charity Macmillan cancer support helped Jack Salkeld when his family was going through tough times and now he wants to repay that kindness.

Today he opened their information and support centre at the University Hospital of North Durham.

Julie Harrison was there:



Brexit three months on: How would you vote now?

The EU flag flutters in front of Big Ben Credit: PA

On June 23 the country went to the polls to take part in the EU Referendum.

By the morning the political landscape had completely changed with 51.9% of voters opting for Brexit.

Three months on, how do you feel about Brexit? If you could vote again would you still be leave or still remain?

Take part in our poll and let us know.

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TSB branch remains closed while manhunt for robbers continues

TSB in Horden has confirmed the branch is still closed today, after an armed robbery took place in the bank yesterday.

They commended the police for their quick response and say they are caring for staff who were working during the robbery.

“We can confirm that there was an incident at our branch in Horden yesterday morning.

The police arrived at the scene very quickly and we are working closely with them as the investigation continues.

We are taking all necessary steps to ensure that all involved in the incident are being supported and cared for and are grateful for the support of Durham Police and the public.

The branch is currently closed, however customers are able to use the nearest TSB branch at Murton, 22 Woods Terrace, Murton, County Durham, SR7 9AG."

– Spokesperson for TSB
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