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!
Hundreds braved the weather to welcome County Durham gymnast Amy Tinkler home as she travelled through Spennymoor and Bishop Auckland on an open top bus (SAT 3rd)
The teenager became only the second British woman in history to win a gymmnastics Olympic medal, after her performance on the floor in Rio this summer.
The 16 year old was joined by members of South Durham Gymnastics club for the celebrations.
Fans, friends and family are braving the rain to give Amy Tinkler a warm reception in Bishop Auckland and Spennymoor.Read the full story ›
Road diversions will be in place in Co Durham later this week so repairs can be carried out to a bridge on the A688.Read the full story ›
A 12-year-old Border Collie from Spennymoor has died after contracting lungworm - and now his family are raising awareness of the diseaseRead the full story ›
Spennymoor FC were visiting Newton Aycliffe on Tuesday evening and refused to play the second half of the match.Read the full story ›
A man has died in a motorbike crash that happened last night.
The 49-year-old from Spennymoor was riding a Suzuki 843cc bike and was with a group of other motorbikes travelling from Barnard Castle to Spennymoor when the collision took place.
It happened just before 10am on Brusselton Lane in Shildon between the A68 Royal Oak and the A6072 Shildon bypass.
A 57-year-old woman, also from Spennymoor, and the pillion passenger, was taken to Darlington Memorial Hospital with injuries to their faces.