● Police would like to speak to this man in connection with a burglary in Durham POLICE would like to speak to this man in connection with a burglary in Durham.
● Ferryhill man arrested after residents spot him acting suspiciously and trying car doors A MAN who was arrested after residents spotted him acting suspiciously and trying car doors has appeared in court.
● Arriva North East responds to bus driver safety concerns A NORTH-EAST bus company has responded to concerns that bus drivers could be at risk of contracting coronavirus while carrying out day-to-day duties at work.
● Helpline for cancer patients launched A HELPLINE dedicated to offering support and advice to patients to cancer patients set up.
● Fears over disadvantaged pupil's access to IT equipment CALLS have been made to ensure pupils from poorer backgrounds have access to computers and internet while schools are closed to stop them from missing out on education.
● Neasham parish council flies NHS flag A PARISH council have erected a flag in support of NHS workers.
● North Yorkshire estate school may help cut capacity issue PROPOSALS to build a primary school which could eventually take up to 420 pupils have been unveiled for a controversial housing estate on a greenfield site.
● Major changes in North Yorkshire to pump extra capacity into NHS A LOCAL authority responsible for an area with one of the country’s highest proportions of elderly residents has introduced a “wholesale transformation” of its...
● Rider swaps saddle for station to help tackle coronavirus demand POLICE call handler Emily Lund will be picking up extra shifts at work this summer after having had to put off competing in national dressage and show jumping...
● Outdoor classroom to educate youngsters about countryside A NEW 'forest classroom' is being created in the Yorkshire Dales to educate children about the natural world.
● Teesside graduate up for nursing accolade A TEESSIDE midwife currently working alongside NHS colleagues during the coronavirus crisis has been shortlisted for a national nursing award.
● Dedicated helpline set up for cancer patients in County Durham and Darlington A HELPLINE dedicated to offering support and advice to patients who are undergoing cancer care and treatment has been set up.
● Dessert chain's 'indulgence bundle' for local heroes One of the UK’s leading dessert brands is calling on residents in Middlesbrough to nominate local community heroes who deserve a delicious sweet treat.
● Drunken Hartlepool man in court for spitting at police A MAN has made a remote appearance in court after being arrested for drunkenly coughing at a police officer while breaking strict lockdown prohibitions.
● Conman who posed as fireman and lied about vasectomy jailed for £100,000 frauds A CONMAN who lied to his fiancee about his name, marital status, wealth and even having had a vasectomy has been jailed for six years for his...
● Tributes pour in for nurse who died after contracting coronavirus TRIBUTES are pouring in for a 29-year-old nurse who died after contracting coronavirus.
● Middlesbrough institution provides free hand sanitiser for all Marie Curie nurses in North East A RESEARCH institution has devoted itself to manufacturing hand sanitiser for nurses during the coronavirus outbreak.
● Coronavirus latest: Further 56 die in the North-East and Yorkshire THE country has seen its biggest day-on-day rise in coronavirus patient deaths as a further 828 have been reported in the past day - bringing the total to...
● Illegal hunting warnings are issued OFFICERS are urging rural communities to stay vigilant after reports from concerned farmers about suspected poachers.
● Murder investigation launched after man dies in Stockton Police have launched a murder investigation following an incident in Smith Street, Stockton.
● Investigation after 50 trophies stolen from golf course More than 50 of the trophies ranging from cups, shields and plates were stolen on from Chester-Le-Street Golf Club.
● CPI to work more closely with top university to drive growth in manufacturing AN innovation centre has signed an agreement to work more closely with one of the UK's top scientific universities.
● Duncan Bannatyne estimates shutdown could cost his business £30m NORTH-East businessman Duncan Bannatyne says the shutdown of leisure facilities could cost him £30m.
● Police revoke shotgun licences of two men caught shooting in Ripon countryside POLICE have revoked the licences of two men caught shooting in rural North Yorkshire and are reminding firearms holders to respect lockdown rules.