Paul Taylor, who has served for 20 years, was among nearly 50 Durham officers seconded to help Greater Manchester Police.Read the full story ›
Theresa May has been questioned about comments made on a 2002 blog by the Conservative candidate for Darlington, Peter Cuthbertson.Read the full story ›
Durham Police say they have stepped up patrols across County Durham and Darlington after the UK threat level was raised to critical.
Officers say there is nothing to suggest any specific threat to communities, and are asking people to 'remain calm, but alert'.
The force has also sent a number of officers to assist in Manchester.
We’ve stepped up patrols to provide a visible, reassuring presence. This will remain the case for as long as necessary.
We will continue to review public events due to take place in our area over the coming days.
Durham Constabulary have plans in place for situations like this and currently it is extremely unlikely that members of the public will see military staff on our streets.
If you see anything that causes you concern, then call the anti-terror hotline immediately on 0800 789 321. In an emergency dial 999.”
A 21-year-old Darlington man has been charged with two counts of rape and one count of making threats to kill.
A 38-year-old woman was attacked on a grassed embankment off St Augustine’s Way in the town shortly after midnight on Wednesday May 17.
Ben Houchen has been sworn in as the first Tees valley mayor. The Conservative will now head the Tees Valley Combined Authority.Read the full story ›
Voters go to the polls today to elect a so-called Metro Mayor for the Tees ValleyRead the full story ›
A Teesside University student has received national recognition for her dedication to nursing.Read the full story ›
Almost 80 drivers a day were caught by police in a week-long crackdown on speeding.Read the full story ›
Two directors have resigned from the board of Darlington FC after online criticism and hopes of promotion becoming under threat.Read the full story ›
Durham Tees Valley Airport has welcomed Darlington Council's decision to support the grant for developments on the airport's site.Read the full story ›