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Sunderland: Paddy McNair talks farms, relegation and recovery as recovery continues

PADDY McNAIR has spent plenty of time back in Ballyclare, walking around the grounds of the farm he calls home and reflecting on his first, frustrating, season at Sunderland.

When he returns to action, in pre-season if his rehabilitation continues to go to plan, the young Northern

today 05:57
Rescue charity sees risein people getting trapped

LIFEBOAT volunteers are urging visitors to the coast to familiarise themselves with tide times following a large rise in people getting into difficulty ashore.

The Royal National Lifeboat Institution (RNLI) has issued figures for the number of call-outs it received last year, which

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Middlesbrough: Jonathan Woodgate has key roles in fight for survival and to keep Ben Gibson

JONATHAN WOODGATE will bring a ‘wealth of experience’ in the battle to keep Middlesbrough in the Premier League claims head coach Steve Agnew.

And Woodgate, after being brought back to his hometown club as first-team coach by the new boss, could also be a crucial figure in the

today 05:07
Rescue charity sees risein people getting trapped

LIFEBOAT volunteers are urging visitors to the coast to familiarise themselves with tide times following a large rise in people getting into difficulty ashore.

The Royal National Lifeboat Institution (RNLI) has issued figures for the number of call-outs it received last year, which

today 05:07
Chance to watch national specialists restore historic paintings

THE PUBLIC are being given a behind the scenes insight as specialists from the National Portrait Gallery carry out restoration work at a historic home.

The team of conservators will be visiting Beningbrough Hall this week to undertake remedial work on the Kit-cat paintings displayed

yesterday 19:11
Residents urged to use their vote

RESIDENTS have two weeks to register to vote in the upcoming county council elections for North Yorkshire or to apply for a postal vote if needed.

Poll cards to vote on May 4 when all the county council seats are up for election should have been received by March 28. The authority

yesterday 18:05
Volunteers wade in to spruce up town

BEDALE is looking bright and beautiful after local businesses, residents and councillors waded in for a spring clean.

Over forty volunteers came together to brush away the winter blues and smarten up the town . Over a tonne of litter and weeds was removed from the market place,

yesterday 16:59
Middlesbrough: Jonathan Woodgate joins Boro backroom team

JONATHAN WOODGATE has returned to Middlesbrough as first team coach.

The former Boro defender, who retired shortly after the club's promotion in May last year, has been scouting for Liverpool in recent months.

But Woodgate, who has spoken before of a wish to coach, is

yesterday 15:55
More than £1m worth of damaged caused as factory destroyed in blaze

A BLAZE which is believed to have caused more than £1m worth of damage at an industrial estate in Bishop Auckland last week is being treated as arson.

The fire broke out shortly after midnight on Tuesday, March 21 at Furness Windows on the Roman Way Industrial Estate, at Tindale

yesterday 15:55
BBC DJ heading to Hall’s Food Fest

BBC television and radio presenter Sara Cox is just one of the star attractions heading to Newby Hall this summer.

The Ripon stately home reopens for the season on Saturday, April 1 and has released details of a packed schedule of events.

Towards the end of the season,

yesterday 15:53
Middlesbrough: Jonathan Woodgate joins Boro backroom team

JONATHAN WOODGATE has returned to Middlesbrough as first team coach.

The former Boro defender, who retired shortly after the club's promotion in May last year, has been scouting for Liverpool in recent months.

But Woodgate, who has spoken before of a wish to coach, is

yesterday 15:39
Cowboy builders could face jail over shoddy kitchen work

A PAIR of aggressive cowboy builders who left a vulnerable woman thousands of pounds poorer could be facing jail after a judge told them to come up with almost £14,000 to compensate their victim.

Builders Jeremy White, of Hauxwell near Richmond, and Robert Montgomery of Kirkby

yesterday 13:41
Darlington-based Star Radio coming off the airwaves within a fortnight

DARLINGTON-based Star Radio is to close and hand its licence back to Ofcom, according to website RadioToday.

Chief executive of parent company UKRD, William Rogers, confirmed the move saying it was a difficult decision, but needed to be made as the station wasn’t making any

yesterday 13:27
Darlington-based Star Radio coming off the airwaves within a fortnight

DARLINGTON-based Star Radio is to close and hand its licence back to Ofcom, according to website RadioToday.

Chief executive of parent company UKRD, William Rogers, confirmed the move saying it was a difficult decision, but needed to be made as the station wasn’t making any

yesterday 12:37
Stockton North MP raises concern about possible delays to A19 work

A PROJECT to widen a stretch of the A19 on Teesside could be facing further delays according to an MP.

Alex Cunningham, who represents Stockton North, believes the Government’s fear of overspending on roads project could be hampering the scheme.

The Road Investment

yesterday 12:35
Police appeal after woman from Durham is glassed in Newcastle nightclub

POLICE have made a new appeal for help in tracking down a woman who smashed a glass into the face of a clubgoer in an unprovoked attack.

Kirsty Rustman, 30, who lives in Durham, was out celebrating a friend's birthday at Livello bar in Newcastle when a woman threw a drink over

yesterday 12:21
Daily News
Why we need a frank and honest mayoral relationship

AS a piece of high political drama, it’s fair to say there wasn’t much to worry Frost/Nixon or Francis Urquhart in House of Cards and I can’t see the film rights being sold any time soon.

However, the mayoral hustings for the business community was interesting nonetheless.

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Company, which has factory at Langley Moor factory, near Durham City, helped by Glasgow Foundry Courtyard work

A 70-YEAR-OLD furniture maker has hailed its continued progress after one of its divisions achieved a record year.

Godfrey Syrett says its education operation saw its sales figure rise £2.1m in 2016, which represented a 31 per cent increase on the previous year.

The

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Contractors manoeuvre 300-metre deck into place over River Wear

WORK to launch the deck of a £117m bridge is further proof a city is open for business, it has been claimed.

Contractors yesterday (Tuesday, March 28) manoeuvred Sunderland’s New Wear Crossing’s 300-metre deck from the south side of the River Wear to the north side.

It took 20

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Darlington-based company, which has site in Middlesbrough, reveals HVAC Solutions venture

AN offshore protection firm is pushing on with expansion plans after revealing a new division.

Mech-Tool Engineering, in Darlington, is launching HVAC Solutions, which bosses say will enhance its marketplace presence.

The company makes and supplies fire, blast and heat protection

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Company, run from Joe Mulcahy's Chester-le-Street home, targeting international expansion

A BICYCLE firm is shifting up the gears to secure international expansion.

Pedibal is targeting new overseas links after gaining work in Denmark, Norway, France and the Netherlands.

The business, founded when director Joe Mulcahy wanted a balance bike for his grandson,

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Dr Higgins looks back on organisation's successes as he prepares to retire

STAN Higgins disappears from the room with a purpose in his stride.

 

He returns just seconds later with a smile on his face.

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Tucked under his arm is a copy of the Official Journal of the Indian Chemical Council.

The magazine, its front

today 05:57
Bridge builder making the longest steel bridge girder structures in its 150-year history for a Scottish transport project

A WORLD-FAMOUS bridge builder is working on a record- breaking contract, The Northern Echo can reveal.

Cleveland Bridge is making the longest steel bridge girder structures in its 150-year history for a Scottish transport project.

The contract is yet another fillip for the

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Great Scott! Anna is back

ANNA SCOTT felt broken last year and wondered if a major long-standing hip problem would prevent her from returning to the top table of her sport.

Almost seven months after undergoing an operation to try to address the injury, the County Durham pro is in a happier frame of mind and

today 05:57
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today 05:57 Why we need a frank and honest mayoral relationship
today 05:57 Company, which has factory at Langley Moor factory, near Durham City, helped by Glasgow Foundry Courtyard work
today 05:57 Contractors manoeuvre 300-metre deck into place over River Wear
today 05:57 Darlington-based company, which has site in Middlesbrough, reveals HVAC Solutions venture
today 05:57 Company, run from Joe Mulcahy's Chester-le-Street home, targeting international expansion
today 05:57 Dr Higgins looks back on organisation's successes as he prepares to retire
today 05:57 Bridge builder making the longest steel bridge girder structures in its 150-year history for a Scottish transport project
today 05:57 Great Scott! Anna is back
today 05:57 Middlesbrough: Jonathan Woodgate has key roles in fight for survival and to keep Ben Gibson
today 05:57 Sunderland: Paddy McNair talks farms, relegation and recovery as recovery continues
today 05:57 Rescue charity sees risein people getting trapped
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today 05:07 Middlesbrough: Jonathan Woodgate has key roles in fight for survival and to keep Ben Gibson
today 05:07 Rescue charity sees risein people getting trapped
today 00:27 Anthony Joshua: Spell at Nigerian boarding school was good for me
today 23:37 Welsh wife of Elysee hopeful Francois Fillon handed ‘fraud’ charges
today 23:37 UK set to begin ‘momentous journey’ to life outside EU
today 23:37 Spain benefit from video referee in victory against France
today 23:37 Anthony Joshua: Spell at Nigerian boarding school was good for me
today 23:35 Welsh wife of Elysee hopeful Francois Fillon handed ‘fraud’ charges
today 23:35 UK set to begin ‘momentous journey’ to life outside EU
today 23:35 Spain benefit from video referee in victory against France
today 23:35 Anthony Joshua: Spell at Nigerian boarding school was good for me
today 23:21 Welsh wife of Elysee hopeful Francois Fillon handed ‘fraud’ charges
today 23:21 UK set to begin ‘momentous journey’ to life outside EU
today 23:21 Spain benefit from video referee in victory against France
today 22:31 Donald Trump signs order to roll back Barack Obama’s ‘clean’ energy plan
today 22:31 In pictures: Duchess of Cambridge dazzles guests at gallery event
today 22:31 Theresa May issues unity plea as she prepares to trigger Article 50
today 22:31 Fabian Cowdrey leaves Kent by mutual consent
today 22:31 Magnusson’s first-half effort proves enough as Iceland edge Republic of Ireland
today 22:31 Two Durham teenagers behind bars, third given suspended sentence, for series of violent incidents
today 22:31 Mother whose children were left fighting for lives after head-on crash holds fundraiser
today 22:29 Donald Trump signs order to roll back Barack Obama’s ‘clean’ energy plan
today 22:29 In pictures: Duchess of Cambridge dazzles guests at gallery event
today 22:29 Theresa May issues unity plea as she prepares to trigger Article 50
today 22:29 Fabian Cowdrey leaves Kent by mutual consent
today 22:29 Magnusson’s first-half effort proves enough as Iceland edge Republic of Ireland
today 22:15 Donald Trump signs order to roll back Barack Obama’s ‘clean’ energy plan
today 22:15 In pictures: Duchess of Cambridge dazzles guests at gallery event
today 22:15 Theresa May issues unity plea as she prepares to trigger Article 50
today 22:15 Fabian Cowdrey leaves Kent by mutual consent
today 22:15 Magnusson’s first-half effort proves enough as Iceland edge Republic of Ireland
today 22:15 Two Durham teenagers behind bars, third given suspended sentence, for series of violent incidents
today 22:15 Mother whose children were left fighting for lives after head-on crash holds fundraiser
yesterday 21:25 Former Halle Orchestra member from North Yorkshire used girl to act out fantasies
yesterday 21:25 Friends ‘slipped and fell’ taking pictures on Saltburn cliffs
yesterday 21:09 Business, which has worked on London 2012 Olympic Games Stadium and Wimbledon, says it hopes to meet target by 2020
yesterday 21:09 Wakefield head coach Chris Chester signs two-year contract extension
yesterday 21:09 Former Halle Orchestra member from North Yorkshire used girl to act out fantasies
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today 04:31 Woman, 52, who posed as five different learner drivers to take driving test for them jailed
today 04:31 Woman, 52, who posed as five different learner drivers to take driving test for them jailed
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today 03:31 Petition campaign launched as East Riding schools 'braced for £14.9m budget cuts'
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