The funeral of a soldier from County Durham will take place today. Captain Richard Holloway was killed by enemy fire in Afghanistan two days before Christmas. The service will be held at Durham Cathedral. In an earlier statement, his family described him as an exceptional, loyal man.
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Northumbrian author Helen Bailey believed Ian Stewart was her “happy ending”. He was anything but, as he brutally ended her life.
Polly and Lolly have been friends for over 17 years. Both still work in the region.
Ms Bailey, 51 and from Ponteland, was found dead alongside her dog, in a cesspit at her home in Hertfordshire last July.