Bodies of dead horses found dumped

The body of a horse has been found dumped in County Durham. It's believed to be the seventh carcass found in the County in a few weeks.

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North East Wembley Final

Two North East teams are in dreamland after making it to the final of one of the non-league's most prestigious competitions.

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Armed robbery at West Auckland shop

A large amount of money has been stolen in an armed robbery at a shop in West Auckland.

Three men, wearing boiler suits with their faces covered, entered the McColls shop armed with a knife and threatened staff.

The staff, two women - one in her 50s and the other in her 60s were forced to open the safe and the men left with a substantial amount of cash in the direction of the green, said Durham Police.

"Although no one was injured during the robbery the staff have been left extremely shaken by this incident.

"I would appeal to anyone who knows anything about this robbery to come forward so we can bring the offenders to justice."


Anyone with information is asked to call police on 101 and ask for DC Mark Forster at Bishop Auckland CID.


Dunston dedicate Wembley final to physio and his lucky pants!

Matty Annan
Matty Annan who passed away last year Credit: Dunston UTS

Dunston UTS are dedicating their FA Vase final to former physio Matty Annan who died last year. The sports physiotherapist collapsed on a run. Since he passed the club has ensured he's still played a part in their cup run. They've taken his shirt and a pair of his underpants to every FA Vase game!

All North East Wembley Final

Dunston and West Auckland from the Northern League will meet in the final of the FA Vase. Dunston's 2-2 draw at Staveley means they win 3-2 on aggregate. West Auckland meanwhile are through after a 2-1 home win against Herne Bay, 4-3 on aggregate. The final will be played on Sunday May 13th


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