The community of Spennymoor is being urged to help rebuild a family home after it was destroyed by fire.Read the full story ›
A pedestrian who died after a crash with a car has been named as John Taylor from Spennymoor.
The 38-year-old was involved in a crash on Clarence Street the early hours of Saturday morning (December 23).
His family have paid tribute to their "much loved son":
It is with deepest regret that we announce the death of John Taylor, son, dad, brother and uncle, who was involved in a tragic road traffic collision in Spennymoor on December 23. He was a much loved son and will be sadly missed. We wish to thank everyone for their support so far, however we ask for privacy to grieve at this difficult time.
Mark won the ITV Tyne Tees Fundraiser of the Year Award and represented the region at the Pride of Britain Awards in London in October.Read the full story ›
Regional Pride of Britain winner, Mark Solan is back in the region on the last leg of his 270 mile trek from London to Spennymoor.Read the full story ›
Mark Solan left the capital on foot more than two weeks ago and is now making his way home to Spennymoor.Read the full story ›
A burglar who targeted students in Durham has had his 10-year prison sentence cut at the Court of Appeal.Read the full story ›
Thomas Griffiths from Spennymoor was caught with more than 40,000 illicit cigarettes - just weeks before standing trial for the same crime.Read the full story ›
Police are appealing for witnesses to a serious crash in Spennymoor in County Durham.
It happened at round 5.30am on Sunday 2nd April 2017 and involved a silver Ford Focus.
It is believed the vehicle set off from Middlestone Moor and headed down Clyde Terrace towards Spennymoor town centre, before crashing near Barclays Bank.
Police think a number of people were in the car at the time of the crash - they're now trying to trace them.
The road affected in Spennymoor is now reopened after police investigations.
There are no more details yet about what's happened.
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Spennymoor Town FC Goalkeeper Dan Lowson scored in the 12th minute on his 50th appearance for the club to open the scoring in the FA Cup first qualifying round away to Radcliffe Borough at the weekend.
Take a look at his wonder goal here:
Spennymoor went on to win the game 5-3 by the way!