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Darlington Lidl, Home Bargains and Starbucks scheme approved despite job losses fear

PLANS to build a Lidl supermarket, a Home Bargains store and Starbucks drive-thru outlet which received an unprecedented amount of support from residents have been approved.

Darlington Borough Council’s planning committee rejected the findings of an independent study it

yesterday 20:14
Watch the appalling moment dangerous driver caught doing 108mph in a 30mph zone

This is the appalling moment a dangerous driver was caught doing a whopping 108mph – in a 30mph zone.

Described by an experienced collision investigator as “one of the worst cases of driving” he had ever seen, Aaron Ray drove at eye-watering speed on the wrong side

yesterday 18:53
Local lockdown for two Teesside towns

LEADERS across Middlesbrough and Hartlepool - including Conservative MPs - have slammed the government’s decision to tighten coronavirus lockdown restrictions.

Health Secretary Matt Hancock announced yesterday morning that Middlesbrough and Hartlepool would become subject to

yesterday 18:53
Local lockdown for two Teesside towns

LEADERS across Middlesbrough and Hartlepool - including Conservative MPs - have slammed the government’s decision to tighten coronavirus lockdown restrictions.

Health Secretary Matt Hancock announced yesterday morning that Middlesbrough and Hartlepool would become subject to

yesterday 18:53
Middlesbrough boss Neil Warnock on his battle against Covid

IT started, innocuously, with a tickle in the throat, but at that stage, Neil Warnock freely admits he did not even consider how his life was about to turned upside down. ‘Be Covid aware’ screamed the posters at Middlesbrough’s Rockliffe Park training ground, but ensconced

yesterday 17:52
Middlesbrough boss Neil Warnock on his battle against Covid

IT started, innocuously, with a tickle in the throat, but at that stage, Neil Warnock freely admits he did not even consider how his life was about to turned upside down. ‘Be Covid aware’ screamed the posters at Middlesbrough’s Rockliffe Park training ground, but ensconced

yesterday 14:42
Heavy rain set for the North-East and North Yorkshire this weekend

A WEATHER warning for heavy rain has been issued across the North-East and North Yorkshire - and it is set to affect the weekend.

The Met Office has issued a yellow weather warning for the entire region with between 25 and 50mm of rainfall expected.

It is valid from 3am on

yesterday 14:42
Benji Kimpioka re-signs for Sunderland on one-year deal

PHIL PARKINSON has challenged Benji Kimpioka to “let his football do the talking” after the 20-year-old finally signed a new contract with Sunderland.

Kimpioka has signed a one-year deal at the Stadium of Light, with an option for a further year if all goes well, after a

yesterday 13:38
Bill Bailey bringing live show to Newcastle in 2021

BRITISH Comedy Award winner Bill Bailey will bring his 2021 tour – En Route to Normal – to the North East.

The Utilita Arena, in Newcastle, has confirmed it will host a show of humour, music, songs, and memories on Monday, December 20, 2021.

yesterday 12:35
Neil Warnock will focus on Premier League loans for Middlesbrough

NEIL WARNOCK admits the decision not to allow supporters into matches has radically affected his plans for the final two weeks of the transfer window – with Premier League loan additions now much more likely than permanent transfers.

Warnock had been hoping to make another

yesterday 11:32
Darlington man branded 'crazy' for pulling out imitation gun during row

A MAN who pointed an imitation gun at a neighbour following a complaint about noise has been jailed for two years.

Anthony Rennard was told he was taking a 'crazy risk' when brandishing the ball-bearing gun after armed response officers were called to deal with the incident in

yesterday 08:23
Shining a spotlight on mental health and the available support with Durham County Council

Next week, on Saturday 10 October, we will mark World Mental Health Day. This is an annual awareness day that shines a spotlight on mental health and the support available.

The coronavirus pandemic has brought dramatic changes to our everyday lives and it is inevitable that this

yesterday 06:17
Richmond and Zetland Harriers going the distance

ATHLETES have had a wide variety of events recently. Saturday, September 12 saw Dan Upton out on the field at the Leamington Open where he had a great day and competed in the shot-put. A distance of 13.54m gained him a club record, followed by 36.94m in the discus.

The following

yesterday 05:32
Darlington Lidl, Home Bargains and Starbucks scheme approved despite job losses fear

PLANS to build a Lidl supermarket, a Home Bargains store and Starbucks drive-thru outlet which received an unprecedented amount of support from residents have been approved.

Darlington Borough Council’s planning committee rejected the findings of an independent study it

yesterday 05:32
Darlington man branded 'crazy' for pulling out imitation gun during row

A MAN who pointed an imitation gun at a neighbour following a complaint about noise has been jailed for two years.

Anthony Rennard was told he was taking a 'crazy risk' when brandishing the ball-bearing gun after armed response officers were called to deal with the incident in

yesterday 05:14
Match Ratings: Newport 1 Newcastle 1

How did the players fare in Newcastle's Carabao Cup win over Newport?

NEWPORT (4-4-2):

Townsend 6; Haynes 6, Cooper 8, Bennett 8 (Willmott 80), Demetriou 8; Shephard 7, Dolan 6, Sheehan 6, TWINE 8 (Collins 90); Amond 7 (Taylor 80), Abrahams 7.

Subs (not used):

yesterday 23:59
Daily News
Driver dies during land speed record attempt at airfield

A driver has died during a British land speed record attempt.

A full investigation is to take place into the circumstances of the incident at Elvington Airfield to the east of York on Thursday afternoon.

North Yorkshire Police said they were called out to a “serious

today 23:23
Whales remain in Garelochhead after attempts to herd them out to sea

Three whales remained in the water at Garelochhead after an attempt to rescue the pod.

A joint organisational response comprised of the British Divers Marine Life Rescue (BDMLR), Ministry of Defence, as well as local volunteers, aimed to get the northern bottlenose whales back out to sea

today 23:23
Texas governor condemned for shutting sites to drop off postal ballots

The Republican governor of Texas has ordered counties to have only one postal ballot drop-off site, shutting dozens of locations in some of the state’s largest cities and key Democratic strongholds.

Greg Abbott called his order a move to enhance poll security while Democrats blasted

today 23:23
Northern England faces new lockdowns and more travellers ordered to quarantine

New local lockdowns will be imposed in the north of England as travellers arriving from Turkey and Poland are to be told to enter quarantine to combat a resurgence in coronavirus.

More than a third of the UK will be under heightened restrictions when Liverpool, Warrington, Hartlepool and

today 23:23
Gareth Southgate not ruling out future England recall for Jamie Vardy

England manager Gareth Southgate is refusing to rule out a future recall for Leicester striker Jamie Vardy.

The 33-year-old stepped away from international duty after the 2018 World Cup to focus on his club career.

Vardy, though, never officially announced his England retirement and

today 23:23
Gareth Southgate to discuss with his players the meaning of playing for England

Gareth Southgate will discuss with his England players what it means to wear the Three Lions shirt as he dropped Mason Greenwood and Phil Foden to send a “message” following their behaviour last month.

The pair were sent home after breaching Covid-19 regulations in Reykjavik in

today 23:23
Steven Gerrard pleased with European progress but has sights set on silverware

Steven Gerrard has challenged his Rangers players to transform their European heroics into domestic success.

The Light Blues fired themselves back into the Europa League group stages for the third year running as goals from Scott Arfield and James Tavernier left Galatasaray

today 23:23
FAW monitoring Azerbaijan situation ahead of Euro 2020 matches in Baku

Ryan Giggs says the Football Association of Wales is monitoring the escalating conflict between Armenia and Azerbaijan, with the Dragons due to play two Euro 2020 matches in Baku next summer.

The two former Soviet republics have been locked for decades in a conflict over Nagorno-Karabakh,

today 23:23
Latest news from Darlington
today 23:05 Driver dies during land speed record attempt at airfield
today 23:05 Whales remain in Garelochhead after attempts to herd them out to sea
today 23:05 Texas governor condemned for shutting sites to drop off postal ballots
today 23:05 Gareth Southgate not ruling out future England recall for Jamie Vardy
today 23:05 Gareth Southgate to discuss with his players the meaning of playing for England
today 23:05 Steven Gerrard pleased with European progress but has sights set on silverware
today 23:05 FAW monitoring Azerbaijan situation ahead of Euro 2020 matches in Baku
today 23:05 Mikel Arteta hails Bernd Leno as Arsenal earn Carabao Cup quarter-final spot
today 23:05 Jose Mourinho continues sparring with ‘Gary’ Southgate over Harry Kane plans
today 22:20 Trump to attend next two presidential debates despite opposing rule changes
today 22:20 Dean Smith rues ‘missed opportunity’ as Aston Villa crash out of Carabao Cup
today 22:20 Tottenham, Celtic, Rangers and Dundalk make sure of Europa League progress
today 22:20 Harry Kane hat-trick fires Tottenham into Europa League group stage
today 22:20 Joe Willock scores winning penalty as Arsenal claim shoot-out win over Liverpool
today 22:02 Trump to attend next two presidential debates despite opposing rule changes
today 22:02 French Open day five: Jelena Ostapenko finds form to upset Karolina Pliskova
today 22:02 Manchester City sink Arsenal to set up final against Everton
today 22:02 Dean Smith rues ‘missed opportunity’ as Aston Villa crash out of Carabao Cup
today 22:02 Tottenham, Celtic, Rangers and Dundalk make sure of Europa League progress
today 22:02 Harry Kane hat-trick fires Tottenham into Europa League group stage
yesterday 21:17 Said Benrahma brace swells asking price, says Brentford boss Thomas Frank
yesterday 21:17 Stoke upset Aston Villa to claim Carabao Cup quarter-final spot
yesterday 20:59 Colin Rattigan removed as BBSA director with immediate effect
yesterday 20:59 Said Benrahma brace swells asking price, says Brentford boss Thomas Frank
yesterday 20:59 Stoke upset Aston Villa to claim Carabao Cup quarter-final spot
yesterday 20:59 These are the most expensive dog breeds to own in 2020
yesterday 20:59 524 more people test positive for virus
yesterday 20:14 Travellers cancel Poland plans as country removed from quarantine exemption list
yesterday 20:14 MP apologises for travelling to and from Parliament with Covid-19
yesterday 20:14 Racing 92 squad forced into isolation with Champions Cup final looming
yesterday 20:14 Said Benrahma nets brace as Brentford reach League Cup quarters for first time
yesterday 20:14 Colin Rattigan removed as BBSA director with immediate effect
yesterday 20:14 These are the most expensive dog breeds to own in 2020
yesterday 20:14 Darlington Lidl, Home Bargains and Starbucks scheme approved despite job losses fear
yesterday 19:56 Lockdown should only be contemplated on UK-wide basis – Foster
yesterday 19:56 Lockdown should only be contemplated on UK-wide basis – Foster
yesterday 19:56 Paris bars could be shut as hospital beds fill with Covid patients – minister
yesterday 19:56 Harry tells of racial awakening as he celebrates Black History Month with Meghan
yesterday 19:56 Harry tells of racial awakening as he celebrates Black History Month with Meghan
yesterday 19:56 MP apologises for travelling to and from Parliament with Covid-19
yesterday 19:56 MP apologises for travelling to and from Parliament with Covid-19
yesterday 19:56 Johanna Konta must be smarter in shot selection, says Chris Evert
yesterday 19:56 Lee Westwood leads the way after opening round of Scottish Open
yesterday 19:56 Racing 92 squad forced into isolation with Champions Cup final looming
yesterday 19:56 Said Benrahma nets brace as Brentford reach League Cup quarters for first time
yesterday 19:11 Hatton Garden burglary gang member ordered to pay back nearly £6 million
yesterday 19:11 MP apologises for travelling to and from Parliament with Covid-19
yesterday 19:11 Lockdown should only be contemplated on UK-wide basis – Foster
yesterday 19:11 UEFA approves partial return of fans to stadiums for international matches
yesterday 19:11 Trio celebrate England call as Bale steps up rehab – Thursday’s sporting social
Latest news from Great Britain
today 22:50 Coronavirus: Major UK testing company broke health and safety laws at height of pandemic The breaches raise questions about the role played by gig economy workers in the testing supply chain.
today 22:50 Autistic teen who was locked up 24/7 now loves hair dye, gardening and fishing one year on Beth, 19, has been moved to an open plan unit with bespoke care after her desperate situation was highlighted by Sky News.
today 22:47 Disabled woman made to leave Alton Towers rollercoaster by ‘rude’ staff
today 22:47 Driver dies while trying to break British land speed record
today 22:47 Arsenal boss Mikel Arteta hails 'superb' Liverpool win but makes honest Man City admission
today 22:47 BBC Weather: Dangerous Storm Alex to SMASH Europe with disruptive winds and 100mm of rain
today 22:47 Brian May just said his favourite Queen song is by Freddie Mercury ‘It's strange, magical'
today 22:47 EastEnders spoilers: Lucas Johnson’s return confirmed in epic Raymond ‘twist’
today 22:47 'It’s NONSENSICAL' EU 'hypocrisy' over state aid and fishing exposed
today 22:47 Prince William UNLIKELY to follow Prince Charles' footsteps when father becomes king
today 22:47 Brexiteer reveals why EU will not compromise in trade talks ‘They want to punish UK’
today 22:47 Antiques Roadshow expert stunned as piece of art uncovered as fake but fetches huge sum
today 22:47 TAX WARNING: Rishi Sunak hints at new covid recovery strategy - Amazon and Google targeted
today 22:08 Pupil at Gillshill Primary School tests positive for coronavirus
today 22:08 Pupil at Gillshill Primary School tests positive for coronavirus
today 22:08 Driver dies during land speed record attempt at Elvington Airfield
today 22:08 Driver dies during land speed record attempt at Elvington Airfield
yesterday 21:47 Man convicted after 100mph motorway race killed his three-year-old son Muhammed had been racing a fellow Honda Civic driver when a blowout caused him to lose control.
yesterday 21:44 Boris Johnson’s dad won’t be fined for shopping without face mask
yesterday 21:44 Camilla heartbreak: Why Kate Middleton will be Queen but Camilla won’t
yesterday 21:44 Apple Maps update is coming to your iPhone today with Google Maps-rivalling features
yesterday 21:44 UK coronavirus cases: New areas added to watchlist - are cases on the rise in your area?
yesterday 21:44 Liverpool player ratings vs Arsenal: Three stars struggle as Adrian, Jota, Grujic get 7s
yesterday 21:44 TUI cancels cruises for 2021 as major change announced for TUI ships next year
yesterday 21:44 Parkinson’s disease: Constant sound in ear could be an early warning sign
yesterday 21:44 Royal wedding news: Another royal duo marry in secret just months after Princess Beatrice
yesterday 21:44 Full Moon horoscope tonight: What will Thursday’s Harvest Full Moon in Aries mean for you?
yesterday 21:44 How to sleep: The different sleep stages and experts’ top tips for better sleep
yesterday 21:44 Martin Lewis shares update on £10,000 voucher scheme to spend on property - expert tip
yesterday 21:44 Brexit must have 'consequences': Eurocrat's punishment pledge if UK deviates from EU rules
yesterday 21:44 Melania Trump humiliated: FLOTUS confuses public in bizarre video 'The **** is happening!'
yesterday 21:44 Anti-EU sentiment growing? Poll shows dramatic shift in Italy’s view of Brexit
yesterday 21:05 Fears 69 new homes would be 'step too far' for East Yorkshire village
yesterday 21:05 Fears 69 new homes would be 'step too far' for East Yorkshire village
yesterday 21:05 First look inside revamped city centre bar re-opening this Friday
yesterday 21:05 First look inside revamped city centre bar re-opening this Friday
yesterday 20:56 Men’s Football In-form Dominic Calvert-Lewin represents Everton’s best chance of silverware in the League Cup
yesterday 20:44 Hatton Garden heist member ordered to repay almost £6m or have sentence extended 'Basil' was responsible for disabling the building's security system and climbing into the vault to loot the safety deposit boxes.
yesterday 20:44 Ex-headteacher Rhys Hancock jailed for 'bloodbath' killing of estranged wife and lover When police caught him at the murder scene, he told them: "I'm hardly going to deny it - look at me."
yesterday 20:41 Prince Harry had ‘awakening’ on racial issues when he met Meghan
yesterday 20:41 Weekend of heavy rain and 65mph winds ahead as Storm Alex batters UK
yesterday 20:41 John Lennon's sons Julian and Sean remember 'tragic' FINAL conversation with Beatles star
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yesterday 20:41 UK quarantine list update: Will Italy and Greece be added to quarantine list?
yesterday 20:41 Martin Lewis advises savers on ‘the safest possible place’ for their savings - what to do
yesterday 20:41 Meghan Markle's body language is 'protective' over 'anxious' Prince Harry in latest speech
yesterday 20:41 Paratrooper uses Sharpe theme to lambast Government over soldier prosecutions
yesterday 20:41 Archaeology breakthrough: Researchers discover treasure-trove of ancient Australian art
yesterday 20:41 EU’s legal action ‘irrelevant’ as Brexit expert exposes real reason for Brussels' move
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