Hundreds of items from one of the region's oldest village grocery stores are to be auctioned. Thompson's of Osmotherly in the North York Moors was hundreds of years old, but closed in 2004.
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A joint bid could see Hartlepool, Middlesbrough, Stockton, Redcar and Cleveland, Darlington the region become a cultural capital.
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A teenager told a court today (July 27) that he wrote about planning a violent attack at his former college so people would talk to him.