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Sinkhole swallows County Durham farmland

A sinkhole has appeared on farmland in County Durham.

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Safety fears grow as sinkhole expands

The 100-foot long sinkhole is continuing to grow Credit: ITV News Tyne Tees

Safety fears are growing after sinkhole, measuring a hundred feet long, opened in County Durham.

The crater appeared last week on John Hensby's land at Cowshill in Weardale.

With rain forecast, there are worries that it will grow.

A public footpath close to the crater has been closed by Durham County Council.

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