● Rise in arson attacks and antisocial behaviour in Coxhoe POLICE have launched a plea to parents following a spate of arson attacks and antisocial behaviour in Coxhoe.
● Chester-le-Street man armed with knives and Donald Trump mask is jailed A MENACING crook has been convicted after loitering near an allotment armed with knives – and a Donald Trump mask.
● £10,000 worth of jewellery stolen from home in Washington POLICE have released images of high-value and distinctive pieces of jewellery that have been stolen from a home in Washington.
● LIVE: Jessie Joe Jacobs launches campaign for Tees Valley Mayor Live updates from Hartlepool College of Further Education as Jessie Joe Jacobs launches her campaign to become Tees Valley Mayor.
● Two teenagers to appear in court accused of Ingleby Barwick burglary TWO teenagers are due to appear in court today after being accused of burglary in Ingleby Barwick.
● Slipknot at Newcastle's Utilita Arena: An absolutely stunning spectacle IT`S testament to the pure self-belief coursing through their veins that masked marauders Slipknot have given Polish Death Metal veterans, Behemoth, free...
● Thieves take £2,000 worth of tools from work van in Bishop Auckland ABOUT £2,000 worth of tools have been taken from a work van in Bishop Auckland.
● North Yorkshire praised for offering healthy holidays NORTH YORKSHIRE has been rated among the top five healthiest destinations in the UK by one of the major travel sites.
● Police appeal after alleged prosecco theft from Tesco, Northallerton CCTV images from a Tesco in North Yorkshire has been released after the alleged theft of two large boxes of prosecco on Christmas Eve.
● Peterlee police operation catches 33 drivers speeding in 30mph zone OVER thirty drivers were caught speeding in a 30mph zone in a police operation lasting less than two hours, some at times when children were walking to school.
● Food showcase for North TOP chefs will be joining speciality food producers at the trades major event in the North at the Yorkshire Event Centre in Harrogate.
● Firefighters say bad parking made pensioner rescue in Crook harder MOTORISTS are being urged to park more responsibly after emergency services struggled to get down a street to rescue an elderly woman.
● Young: We don't want to be slow starters MICHAEL YOUNG says Newcastle Falcons are working hard to shed their slow-starters tag as they prepare for Friday’s Greene King IPA Championship trip to Nottingham.
● Jorvik Viking Festival returns to York for 2020 celebration A CITY will welcome its 36th year of celebrating all things Viking in its annual celebration.
● Sedgefield venue celebrates Independent Venue Week A LIVE performance venue is taking part in a seven-day celebration of music.
● £7.2m housing development in Newton Aycliffe given the green light MORE than £7.2m is being invested to build 47 new homes for rent following planning approval.
● Shrewsbury decision on Sunderland target Oliver Norburn on hold SHREWSBURY TOWN do not want to make a decision over the future of Sunderland target Oliver Norburn until they have taken on Liverpool in the fourth round of the...
● East Durham College shortlisted at the Tes FE Awards 2020 EAST Durham College is celebrating after being shortlisted for an award for its contribution to the local community.
● Funds awarded to Gateway Studios AN organisation has invested a sum of money into a community-based company.
● Classes will be drawing inspiration from Cornish Durham University is launching an alternative drawing school where Paul Raymond will be helping people find their inner artist.
● Spring Ball in Leyburn brings another year of fundraising A SPRING Ball is set to take place on Saturday May 2, hosted by the charity Wendy’s Wish.
● Activity boost planned for adults with learning disabilities A SCHEME to support people with a learning disability to get out and get active in a way that is flexible and fun has been launched in Hambleton.
● Accelerating the tax charge on residential property sales By Keith Johnston, tax director, Armstrong Watson
● Evelyn always putting the village needs first THE Northern Echo has launched a weekly feature in which we present a bouquet of flowers to an individual or group going the extra mile in their community. The recipient of this...