Durham County Council's Cabinet has voted unanimously to close the last five council run elderly care homes.
An off-duty paramedic has been reunited with a woman whose life he saved after she suffered a heart attack at the gym.
A group of gymnasts from a charity-run academy in County Durham are now officially the best in the UK.
Olympic gold medal winner Ed Clancy says he expects a tough race in the Tour of the Reservoir.
The 29-year-old will be competing in stage two of the event today.
Nicola Juniper was top of the podium after winning the Alexandra Tour of the Reservoir at Derwent Reservoir.
The 32-year-old held off competition from Alexie Shaw (left) who came in 2nd and Molly Weaver (right) who came 3rd.
Nicola Juniper has won the opening round of the British Cycling Women's Road Series after sprinting to victory in the Alexandra Tour of the Reservoir in County Durham.
- 1 Nicola Juniper (Pearl Izumi-Sports Tours International) 2:32:44
- 2 Alexie Shaw (Epic Cycles-Scott) at 2sec
- 3 Molly Weaver (Epic Cycles-Scott) at 3:42
- 4 Hannah Walker (Epic Cycles-Scott) at 3:45
British cyclist Ed Clancy has offered his support to Sir Dave Brailsford, after it was announced that the 49-year-old has stepped down from his role as British Cycling performance director.
British cyclist Ed Clancy has hinted that he may compete in the Tour de France in the future.
The 29-year-old also says he's looking forward to this year's event, when it passes through his native Yorkshire.
Clancy is competing in the Tour of the Reservoir in County Durham this weekend.
A coroner has recorded a verdict of accidental death at the inquest into the death of Sope Peters.
The 20-year-old Durham University student went missing after a night out with friends. His body was recovered from the River Wear.
An acoustic trio from County Durham, North Road, is launching an EP one year after winning a competition that saw them perform at the arena in Newcastle.
The band won the Big Audition and supported acts such as Lawson, Example and Pixie Lott at Metro Radio Live. In September, they're going it alone, releasing an EP at the Gala Theatre, Durham, to raise money for a children's charity.