The Northern Echo

Youngsters to benefit from the Northallerton Homegrown Food Festival

ORGANISERS of North Yorkshire’s biggest free food and live music event, have selected the cause they will be raising cash for this year.

The Northallerton Homegrown Food Festival has named the town's scout and guide group as their nominated charity.

It has dozens of ...

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Glamorgan’s Jacques Rudolph to retire from cricket at end of season

Glamorgan captain Jacques Rudolph has announced he will retire from all forms of cricket at the end of the county season.

The former South Africa batsman will also immediately relinquish his role as the club’s skipper in the Specsavers County Championship – with Michael Hogan ...

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Chelsea cancel victory parade in wake of Manchester terror attack

Chelsea have cancelled Sunday’s planned victory parade following security advice in the wake of the Manchester terror attack.

The Blues had planned an open top bus tour to show off the Premier League trophy and hope to add the FA Cup in Saturday’s final with Arsenal. But ...

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Mr Radcliffe says he aims to continue growth at County Durham construction firm

A CONSTRUCTION firm has appointed a new leader following the death of its well-known boss.

Andy Radcliffe has become chief executive at Esh Group, which has its head office in Bowburn, near Durham City.

His promotion comes after Brian Manning passed away following a short ...

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Newton Aycliffe company says trucks are safer and will get into smaller spaces

A FAMILY transport firm has spent £280,000 on new trucks.

Stiller Warehousing and Distribution says the 18-tonne vehicles include a number of safety features and have been built to meet latest emission targets.

The investment comes after the company, based in Newton ...

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Home Secretary ‘very clear’ with US over leaked terror attack details

Authorities in the United States have been warned not to leak details about terror attacks such as the Manchester bombing before their UK counterparts by Home Secretary Amber Rudd.

In the latest such embarrassment for the US, Ms Rudd said she has reprimanded American officials who appear ...

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Raids and three more arrests over Manchester Arena suicide bombing

Three men have been arrested in connection with the Manchester concert suicide bombing as a huge investigation into the attack gathers pace.

They were detained after police executed warrants in the south of the city, taking the total of people in custody to four.

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Police broke down door after Thirsk woman pregnant with twins collapsed on bathroom floor

PARAMEDICS called by a woman pregnant with twins had to get the police to break down her door after she collapsed on the bathroom floor, their inquest was told.

Chantelle Page, 28, and her daughters did not survive the coronary thrombosis she suffered, said to be a rare complication ...

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Invite to go behind the scenes of closed Auckland Castle

PEOPLE are being given the chance to go behind closed doors to explore an historic castle currently undergoing a multi-million pound transformation.

There will be free behind the scene tours at Auckland Castle, in Bishop Auckland on Saturday and Sunday to see the changes as it ...

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Extra cash for Chester-le-Street project which aims to open up the internet for all

A PROJECT aimed at helping residents get equal access to the internet has been expanded thanks to a new community grant.

Citizens Advice County Durham has been awarded £15,000 by Karbon Homes to expand the Online Owls programme to thousands more people.

Research found ...

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Plans for 16 new houses on former showroom site in Chilton

A HOUSING developer is hoping to secure planning permission for 16 new houses in Chilton.

Plans have been submitted to Durham County Council to develop brown land off Durham Road that was once a car showroom.

The application details a mix of three and four bedroom, ...

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Woollen teddies carried by Stanley police help kids bear up

TRAUMA teddies are being knitted to help comfort young people involved in car crashes or other frightening incidents.

The woollen teds are being knitted by Pauline Westley, who had heard of the initiative in other parts of the country and thought they could work in County Durham. ...

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Call for reading challenge volunteers to help youngsters in the Stockton area

YOUNG volunteers are being sought to support this year’s Summer Reading Challenge across the Stockton area.

The Borough Council’s Libraries Service is looking for 16 to 24-year-olds who are able to volunteer for a minimum of ten hours over the summer holidays.

The ...

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New foodbank depot to meet growing demand from desperate residents in Middlesbrough

THE growing demand for a foodbank has resulted in a larger depot being opened to support those in desperate need.

Middlesbrough Foodbank has been providing emergency foodbank parcels since 2012, when the charity was set up by local churches and during the past 12 months, it has ...

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Newcastle kick off summer spending with permanent Christian Atsu deal

NEWCASTLE UNITED have kicked off their summer strengthening with the permanent capture of winger Christian Atsu.

Atsu, who spent last season on loan at St James’ Park, has signed a four-year deal to complete a £6.2m move from Chelsea.

The Ghana international made a ...

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Trail To Tokyo: Paul Drinkhall in confident mood ahead of Table Tennis World Championships

PAUL DRINKHALL is hoping to complete a momentous month when he competes at the World Table Tennis Championships, which begin in Dusseldorf on Monday.

The Teessider and his family – wife Jo and children Dougie and Bonnie – moved into a new home earlier this month, and will be at ...

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Tara Moore misses out on French Open spot

Tara Moore’s hopes of making the first round of next week’s French Open were ended by a straight-sets defeat to Kai-Chen Chang.

The British number four, ranked 145th in the world, went down 6-2 7-5 in her qualifying match on the clay at Roland Garros.

Hong Kong-born ...

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Tyson Fury will not get boxing licence back until his doping case is over

The British Boxing Board of Control has flattened Tyson Fury’s hopes of a quick return to the ring by confirming it will not lift his suspension until his doping case is resolved.

The 28-year-old lost his boxing licence last October, a day after he vacated his IBO, WBA and WBO ...

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Vicky Thornley goes it alone in search of Tokyo Olympics gold

Vicky Thornley is going it alone as she bids to improve on the Olympic silver medal she won in Rio last August.

The 29-year-old won double sculls silver with Dame Katherine Grainger and was content with the result after a fraught build-up, but believes she is capable of better at the Tokyo ...

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One-minute silence expected ahead of Monaco Grand Prix

Formula One will observe a one-minute silence ahead of the Monaco Grand Prix as a mark of respect to the victims of Manchester’s terror attack on Monday night, Press Association Sport understands.

Twenty-two people were killed and 59 wounded after a bomb blast at the Manchester Arena ...

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In video: Melania Trump rejects husband Donald’s hand again

US First Lady Melania Trump appears to reject her husband’s invitation to hold hands for the second day in a row.

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