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 Wearside businessman, who is believed to have conned more than 50 victims out of more than three million pounds is behind bars tonight.
Around 30 former customers of the Washington Mortgage Centre in The Galleries gathered at Newcastle Crown Court today.
Many had considered themselves to be friends of 49-year-old David Reid from Burnhope in County Durham.
He admitted 23 charges, spanning a ten-year period, but detectives say the true extent of the scam was much greater. Reid will be sentenced on 17 March.
Neil and Lynda Adams both work at The National Railway Museum in Shildon, County Durham.
They celebrated their 30th wedding anniversary last week and, this morning, enjoyed a romantic Valentine's Day breakfast for two which was cooked in the engine of a classic steam locomotive.
A valentines day breakfast is being cooked using the engine of a 1930s A4 locomotive at The National Railway Museum in Shildon, County Durham.
Parents and staff look set to challenge the decision to close a school in County Durham.
The county council said it was 'unsustainable' to keep open Roseberry College in Pelton due to falling pupil numbers.
– Ann Bowen, principal of Roseberry College
The decision is contrary to the almost unanimous opposition to the proposal from students, parents, Governors, staff and the wider community.
Governors will be meeting to contemplate next steps - which may include judicial review.
The impact of the decision will be deeply felt by our students, their families and the staff.
A school in County Durham will close in August due to falling pupil numbers.
Roseberry College in Pelton has 300 students but capacity for 1000.
The county council said it is unsustainable.
Moutain rescuers have found a man trapped in a steep sided gorge in the Tow Law area of County Durham. The middle-aged man had been missing since last Friday and was found yesterday. He was suffering from severe hypothermia and had to be taken to hospital by helicopter.
Police say they have put a major dent in an organised crime ring which illegally breeds and sells puppies across our region.
The animals are sold cheaply, but often badly looked after, and many die within days of being bought.
Six people were arrested - and more than fifty dogs recovered - in a series of dawn raids in County Durham.
Jonny Blair was there for us. His report contains flashing images.