Darlington FC's former stadium could become a new rugby ground
A stop smoking campaign is being launched to help make hospitals in the region cleaner and cut down on the cost of smoking related diseases.
Tests confirm that TV entrepreneur Duncan Bannatyne did not suffer a heart attack in a health scare which saw him rushed to hospital.
Police are warning dog walkers in Darlington to take extra care after food which is thought to have been deliberately spiked with harmful objects was left in popular parks.
An apple with a metal screw pushed into it was left in The Denes park on Monday.
A month earlier, sausages with nails hidden inside were left in South Park.
Police say a dog in The Denes was close to eating the apple but its owner managed to spot the screw.
It's believed the food was left by someone intent on hurting dogs or wildlife.
Police are warning dog walkers in Darlington to take extra care after food which is thought to have been deliberately spiked with harmful objects was left in popular parks. An apple with a metal screw pushed into the flesh was left in The Denes park on Monday.
It comes a month after sausages with nails hidden inside were left in the town's South Park. Police say a dog being walked in The Denes was close to eating the apple but its owners managed to spot the screw.
Police believe the food was left by someone intent on hurting dogs or wildlife. They're warning dog owners to be extra vigilant when letting their pets off the lead and ask anyone with information to come forward.
Sarah Clark started today's Run for Life in Darlington in memory of her husband, Andrew.
She describes to ITV News why she took part in today's event.
Sarah Clark from Bishop Auckland and her three young sons started the Race for Life in Darlington today.
Sarah Clark and her children were guests of honour at the event at South Park where they will be taking part in memory of her husband, Andrew Clark.
Andrew lost his life to colon cancer in August last year after a month of being diagnosed with the disease. He was 44 years old.
Sarah said: "We are doing it in memory of my husband Andrew who passed away on 19th August 2012 after only being diagnosed on 19th July 2012. Our boys are very keen to raise money for Cancer Research UK and because they are under 12 they are able to take part in the Race for Life this year”.
Hundreds of people are taking part in Darlington's Race for Life event.This year's race was started by Sarah Clark from Bishop Auckland. Her husband and their father died in August last year just weeks after being diagnosed with colon cancer.
2,500 women, including cancer survivors, are taking part in the race organised by Cancer Research UK, to raise money.
Peter Wilson, the Markets Manager for Darlington Borough Council, spoke to ITV about the significance of the anniversary.
Celebrations are underway to mark the 150th anniversary of an iconic North East market.
Traders at Darlington's Covered Market are dressing in Victorian garb to mark the occasion.
Events are planned throughout the weekend, including the town's first public ox roast for 100 years along with Victorian-style workshops and fair games.
The market building, with its landmark clock tower, has served generations of shoppers over the years.
A pedal cyclist has died after an accident in Darlington this morning, May 31.
Police say the man was knocked off his bike after hitting a parked car about 8am on Carmel Road South.
He was airlifted to the James Cook University Hospital in Middlesbrough where he was confirmed dead.
A waste storage site in Darlington has been gutted by flames after a major blaze broke out at a warehouse yesterday.
Investigations are continuing into how the fire was started at the Albert Hill Industrial Estate.