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Police seize BB gun after reports of children firing at people in Crook

POLICE have seized a BB gun from a group of young people in Crook after reports that they were firing at members of the public.

Officers were alerted to the situation after a post was put on social media claiming that a number of youths were aiming and firing a BB gun at

yesterday 18:14
Police seize BB gun after reports of children firing at people in Crook

POLICE have seized a BB gun from a group of young people in Crook after reports that they were firing at members of the public.

Officers were alerted to the situation after a post was put on social media claiming that a number of youths were aiming and firing a BB gun at

yesterday 18:14
Near-perfect conditions for iconic Scott Trial

TOP trials riders took to the Dales this weekend to battle it out in the 2019 Scott Trial.

The course, regarded as one of the toughest in the sport, had to be slightly altered this year due to the flash floods that wreaked havoc in parts of Swaledale and Arkengarthdale at the end of

yesterday 17:32
Tributes paid to 'lovely, friendly' Natalie Harker

TRIBUTES have been paid to Natalie Harker who was tragically found dead near an industrial estate in Colburn.

Ms Harker, 30, of Colburn, had been reported missing on Wednesday and her body was discovered in a wooded area near the Walkerville Industrial Estate later that afternoon.

yesterday 16:08
Concern for the welfare of man last seen in a silver van

POLICE have issued an appeal to find a man last seen getting into a silver van in Middlesbrough.

Cleveland officers are concerned about the wellbeing of the man who was seen getting into the vehicle on Bedford Street in Middlesbrough.

A member of the public contacted

yesterday 10:53
Strictly Come Dancing's Shirley Ballas presents South Tees NHS Foundation Trust an award

A STRICTLY Come Dancing star has handed a North-East hospital team an award after being nominated by a 21-year-old man, left paralysed following a motorcycle accident.

Head Judge Shirley Ballas and medical broadcaster Dr Hilary Jones, presented the South Tees Hospitals NHS

yesterday 05:59
Darlington man sent explicit picture to 12-year-old girl - who turned out to be a cop

A MAN who sent an indecent image of himself to a 12-year-old girl was arrested when it turned out that she was actually a police officer.

Tony Lunn had the explicit conversation, with who he thought was a young girl called Maddie, through social media app Kik while he was chatting

yesterday 05:38
Drunk driver who crashed Audi A3 in Darlington convicted

A DRUNK man who flipped his Audi during rush hour traffic had been convicted of drink driving five times previously.

Newton Aycliffe Magistrates’ Court heard that driver David Steven Walker got behind the wheel in Darlington after drinking all day because he thought

2019-10-12 07:29
Drunk driver who crashed Audi A3 in Darlington convicted

A DRUNK man who flipped his Audi during rush hour traffic had been convicted of drink driving five times previously.

Newton Aycliffe Magistrates’ Court heard that driver David Steven Walker got behind the wheel in Darlington after drinking all day because he thought

2019-10-12 07:29
Woman found dead is named as Natalie Harker from Colburn

THE woman who was found dead in wooded area in Colburn on Wednesday has been formally identified as Natalie Harker.

Miss Harker, 30, from Colburn, was found near Lidl, near Brough with St Giles at about 4.45pm on Wednesday, October 9.

Detective Inspector Steve Menzies of

2019-10-11 22:02
Prison officer Rachel Welburn jailed for sex with murderer in cleaning cupboard at HMP Frankland

A HIGH security prison officer who had sex with a convicted murderer in a cleaning cupboard has been jailed for 12 months.

Rachel Louise Welburn, a married mother-of-two, embarked on an 18-month sexual relationship with Daniel Crompton, who was three years into a life sentence for

2019-10-11 20:59
Prison officer Rachel Welburn jailed for sex with murderer in cleaning cupboard at HMP Frankland

A HIGH security prison officer who had sex with a convicted murderer in a cleaning cupboard has been jailed for 12 months.

Rachel Louise Welburn, a married mother-of-two, embarked on an 18-month sexual relationship with Daniel Crompton, who was three years into a life sentence for

2019-10-11 20:59
Plan to revamp North York Moors horse racing tradition inn

AN ambitious scheme to give a new lease of life to a landmark inn with close links to one of the country’s first racecourses looks set to be approved.

The North York Moors National Park Authority will consider a proposal to transform the run-down Hambleton Inn, near Sutton

2019-10-11 20:17
Tributes paid to Newton Aycliffe man killed in A167 crash near Darlington

TRIBUTES have been paid to a 'much-loved' family man who died during a multi-vehicle crash on the A167 on Tuesday morning.

William Edward Turner, also known as Eddie, was pronounced dead at the scene following a crash involving multiple cars, an Arriva Bus and lorry, at

2019-10-11 18:53
£50k boost could help stop future flood devastation in Yorkshire Dales

COUNCIL leaders have declared a move to pump taxpayers’ money into an uplands environmental scheme a “no-brainer” after hearing it could prevent a repeat of devastating flooding.

Richmondshire District Council’s corporate board heard putting £50,000

2019-10-11 12:56
Hambleton council tax survey

HOUSHOLDERS across Hambleton are being urged to have their say over the levels of council tax and what the district council spends it's money on.

The authority is consulting before putting together it's budget for next year. Up to April 2020 they're due to spend £34.4m which

2019-10-11 09:47
Daily News
Man charged with attempted murder after east London stabbing

A man has been charged with attempted murder after a stabbing in Whitechapel, Scotland Yard said.

Mohammed Alinoor Uddin, 36, of Well Street, Tower Hamlets, has also been charged with possession of an offensive weapon and assaulting an emergency worker.

Police were called to Turner

today 01:35
Pc Andrew Harper described as a ‘hero’ ahead of his funeral

Police officer Andrew Harper who died while responding to reports of a burglary has been described as a “hero” ahead of his funeral.

The 28-year-old newlywed, from Thames Valley Police, was killed on August 15 near the village of Sulhamstead in Berkshire.

He died

today 00:53
Drop in N Ireland footfall figures blamed on ‘looming threat’ of no-deal Brexit

A 3.1% drop in consumer footfall figures has been blamed on the “looming threat” of a no-deal Brexit.

Northern Ireland shopping centres saw a footfall decline of 5.5% while the high street saw a dip of 2.3%.

The region was the worst performing in the UK,

today 00:53
Johnson under pressure from Brussels as Brexit deadline looms

Boris Johnson is coming under pressure to concede more ground to Brussels as hopes for an early breakthrough in the Brexit talks appeared to falter.

UK and EU officials will resume talks in the Belgian capital on Monday with the prospects of an agreement in time for Britain to leave with a

today 00:53
Extinction Rebellion to ‘swarm’ City of London

Eco-activists Extinction Rebellion have vowed to “swarm” the City of London and cause “maximum disruption” to financial institutions like the Bank of England.

The group said it would try and close roads and stop public transport early on Monday morning, citing the

today 00:53
Johnson unveils Queen’s Speech crackdown on foreign offenders

Boris Johnson is putting a crackdown on violent and foreign criminals at the centre of the first Queen’s Speech of his premiership in a bid to “restore confidence” in the justice system.

The package of 22 bills will include legislation to keep serious criminals in prison

today 00:53
Man charged with attempted murder after east London stabbing

A man has been charged with attempted murder after a stabbing in Whitechapel, Scotland Yard said.

Mohammed Alinoor Uddin, 36, of Well Street, Tower Hamlets, has also been charged with possession of an offensive weapon and assaulting an emergency worker.

Police were called to Turner

today 00:53
Traditions of the Queen’s Speech and State Opening of Parliament

Traditions surrounding the State Opening of Parliament and the Queen’s Speech can be traced back to the 16th century.

Filled with pomp and ceremony, it marks the start of the parliamentary year, while the Queen’s Speech sets out the Government’s agenda and outlines its

today 00:32
Latest news from Darlington
today 01:35 Man charged with attempted murder after east London stabbing
today 00:53 Pc Andrew Harper described as a ‘hero’ ahead of his funeral
today 00:53 Drop in N Ireland footfall figures blamed on ‘looming threat’ of no-deal Brexit
today 00:53 Johnson under pressure from Brussels as Brexit deadline looms
today 00:53 Extinction Rebellion to ‘swarm’ City of London
today 00:53 Johnson unveils Queen’s Speech crackdown on foreign offenders
today 00:53 Man charged with attempted murder after east London stabbing
today 00:32 Traditions of the Queen’s Speech and State Opening of Parliament
today 00:32 Pc Andrew Harper described as a ‘hero’ ahead of his funeral
today 00:32 Drop in N Ireland footfall figures blamed on ‘looming threat’ of no-deal Brexit
today 00:32 Johnson under pressure from Brussels as Brexit deadline looms
today 00:32 Extinction Rebellion to ‘swarm’ City of London
today 00:32 Johnson unveils Queen’s Speech crackdown on foreign offenders
today 23:50 Johnson’s Brexit deal hopes in the balance as both sides say more work to do
today 23:50 Traditions of the Queen’s Speech and State Opening of Parliament
today 23:50 Traditions of the Queen’s Speech and State Opening of Parliament
today 23:50 Harry Kane ready to handle extra pressure as captain for club and country
today 23:50 Joachim Low praises Germany response to Emre Can dismissal
today 23:50 Ryan Giggs hails Wales’ character for keeping Euro 2020 hopes alive
today 23:29 Johnson unveils Speech to ‘restore confidence’ in the justice system
today 23:29 Johnson’s Brexit deal hopes in the balance as both sides say more work to do
today 23:29 Teenager arrested after man, 20, dies following street stabbing
today 23:29 The traditions of the Queen’s Speech and State Opening of Parliament
today 23:29 Harry Kane ready to handle extra pressure as captain for club and country
today 23:29 Joachim Low praises Germany response to Emre Can dismissal
today 23:29 Ryan Giggs hails Wales’ character for keeping Euro 2020 hopes alive
today 22:47 Johnson unveils Speech to ‘restore confidence’ in the justice system
today 22:47 Johnson unveils Speech to ‘restore confidence’ in the justice system
today 22:47 Johnson’s Brexit deal hopes in the balance as both sides say more work to do
today 22:47 Teenager arrested after man, 20, dies following street stabbing
today 22:47 Emotional Efe Obada speaks about his return to London with victorious Panthers
today 22:47 Bale saves Wales as Croatia draw keeps Euro 2020 dream alive
today 22:47 Ten-man Germany battle to victory to keep Euro 2020 qualification on track
today 22:47 Youngs: Don’t believe the England hype before Australia clash
today 22:26 Johnson’s Brexit deal hopes in the balance as both sides say more work to do
today 22:26 Johnson unveils Speech to ‘restore confidence’ in the justice system
today 22:26 Emotional Efe Obada speaks about his return to London with victorious Panthers
today 22:26 Bale saves Wales as Croatia draw keeps Euro 2020 dream alive
today 22:26 Ten-man Germany battle to victory to keep Euro 2020 qualification on track
today 22:26 Youngs: Don’t believe the England hype before Australia clash
yesterday 21:44 UK’s Lightning fighter jets head to US for advanced military trials
yesterday 21:44 Syrian troops to help Kurds in wake of Turkish invasion
yesterday 21:23 Conservative candidate’s supporters celebrate Tunisia election ‘win’
yesterday 21:23 Half-marathon cancelled after reports of man ‘acting suspiciously’
yesterday 21:23 Exit polls suggest win for Poland’s ruling Law and Justice party
yesterday 21:23 UK’s Lightning fighter jets head to US for advanced military trials
yesterday 21:23 Syrian troops to help Kurds in wake of Turkish invasion
yesterday 21:23 Drugs work earns Ron Hogg international award in policing
yesterday 20:41 Joanna Cherry: ‘Real possibility’ that Boris Johnson secures Brexit deal
yesterday 20:41 Conservative candidate’s supporters celebrate Tunisia election ‘win’
Latest news from Great Britain
today 01:47 No more departures planned as Hull KR continue recruitment drive
today 01:47 No more departures planned as Hull KR continue recruitment drive
today 01:44 Rangers fans will fall flat on their faces again with league title predictions - Hotline
today 01:44 Food bank usage in Scotland at record high as thousands can't afford to eat
today 01:32 Daily horoscope for October 14: Your star sign reading, astrology and zodiac forecast
today 01:32 Adoption crisis for youngsters in care
today 01:32 Brexit salvation: EU regulations damage development of cancer cure says shock new report
today 00:56 UK employers slam 196 billion pounds cost of Labour renationalisation plans
today 00:56 UK firms to cut costs and hiring in next 12 months: survey
today 00:29 78-year-old becomes UK’s oldest man with Down’s syndrome
today 00:29 Jeremy Corbyn could support Speaker John Bercow as interim PM if Boris is ousted
today 00:29 Coronation Street spoilers: Gail Platt's explosive comeback announced as family in turmoil
today 00:29 Kate and Prince William to be guarded by 1,000 police officers on Pakistan royal tour
today 00:29 British veterans furious at Boris as PM may drop crucial pledge from Queen’s Speech
today 00:29 Brexiteer MP Bridgen launches scathing attack on Hammond and Grieve over anti-Brexit plot
today 00:29 Boris Johnson's Queen speech to announce crackdown on foreign criminals sneaking into UK
today 00:29 Jeremy Corbyn's renationalisation plan to cost YOU an 'eye-watering' £196 billion
today 23:41 The quiet rebirth of the European centre left
today 23:38 Steve Clarke reveals Scotland dressing room shift following morale-boosting San Marino win
today 23:38 SNP has taken significant step in tackling Scotland’s horrendous drug-death toll
today 23:26 Disabled protesters demand return of wheelchairs and ramps ‘confiscated by police’
today 23:26 Half marathon cancelled over false alarm of man ‘acting suspiciously’
today 23:26 78-year-old becomes world’s oldest man with Down’s syndrome
today 23:26 Fortnite update today: Season 11 patch rolling out during Blackout and Chapter 2 launch?
today 23:26 Harry Kane determined to lead England to Euro 2020 and admits ‘high pressure’ at Tottenham
today 23:26 Shirley Ballas: ‘Don’t know why people are shocked’ Strictly judge hits back after results
today 23:26 RAF unveils F-35 fighter jets with top speed of 1,200mph landing on HMS Queen Elizabeth
today 23:26 Nicola Sturgeon shamed for 'not accepting democracy' after latest independence plea
today 23:26 EU showdown: Poland's ruling party election victory could reignite judicial row with EU
today 23:26 Who Wants To Be A Millionaire: Jeremy Clarkson blasts contestant for not 'Asking the host'
today 22:50 Johnson to set out post-Brexit law and order drive in Queen's Speech
today 22:35 Celebrities shocked as Dev Griffin booted off Strictly while fans rage at 'rigged' vote
today 22:23 Husband’s coffin dropped during funeral exposing his body to hundreds of mourners
today 22:23 Girl, 4, nearly dies after contracting E.coli following trip to zoo
today 22:23 Fortnite Save the World FREE codes: Epic Games making STW free during Season 11?
today 22:23 Who Wants To Be A Millionaire: Jeremy Clarkson takes brutal swipe at Top Gear hosts
today 22:23 Andrew Marr faces ruthless backlash after accusing Priti Patel of laughing at Brexit woes
yesterday 21:35 What Tony Smith said about every Hull KR signing
yesterday 21:35 What Tony Smith said about every Hull KR signing
yesterday 21:35 'I thought I was going insane when doctors told me searing pain was in my head - but it was endometriosis'
yesterday 21:35 'I thought I was going insane when doctors told me searing pain was in my head - but it was endometriosis'
yesterday 21:32 Stuart Findlay reveals the Lawrence Shankland friendship that made Scotland debut even sweeter
yesterday 21:32 Look dapper, not drenched in this cool raincoat for less than £12
yesterday 21:20 Man stabbed to death ‘after fight in the street in London’
yesterday 21:20 Man Utd suffer injury scare as Daniel James is knocked out cold for Wales in Croatia match
yesterday 21:20 The Queen dazzles in green as she attends church in Windsor after returning from Balmoral
yesterday 21:20 Dan Walker: 'Serious shock' BBC Breakfast host on Dev and Dianne's tearful Strictly exit
yesterday 21:20 Strictly Come Dancing 2019: Dev Griffin comforts a sobbing Dianne after shock elimination
yesterday 21:20 Hay fever warning: Britons face Autumn hell after explosion of pollen and mould spores
yesterday 21:17 ‘Labour simply has more seats to lose in Leave-voting areas’
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