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MP welcomes flexibility over payment schemes

RISHI Sunak MP has welcomed ther Rural Payments Agency’s response to his request for flexibility for farmers hit by July’s devastating floods in the Yorkshire Dales.

The agency has issued guidance for affected farmers on how to protect their eligibility for Basic Payment

yesterday 07:44
Mental Health services in Hambleton and Richmondshire

MENTAL Health support services across Hambleton and Richmondshire are offering help and backing through a new project Mind Matters.

A seven strong team based at The Link in Crosby Road, Northallerton, is leading the scheme with regular sessions in Stokesley, Great Broughton,

yesterday 06:41
Top ten things to do in Tees Valley this summer

SUMMER holidays may be nearing an end, but there is still plenty of time left to get out and explore the countless attractions and locations, and join in with the many exciting events on offer throughout Tees Valley.

Enjoy Tees Valley has rounded up ten top ideas for how to

yesterday 06:14
New homes ‘could impact’

A LOCAL authority’s plans to build 30 affordable homes on the edge of a small village has divided opinions with residents claiming it will impact on its heritage.

Hambleton District Council is proposing to create a multi-home development on Skottowe Crescent in Great Ayton.

yesterday 05:38
Uncertainty over when Durham Police's mast will be re-erected

POLICE are remaining tight-lipped about when a defunct 1960s radio mast will be reinstated at their headquarters.

Durham Police’s 150ft-high needle-like structure was dismantled in 2017, when it was moved to the constabulary's new headquarters at Aykley Heads.

The

yesterday 05:11
Man hit by vehicle in Newton Aycliffe has 'potentially life-changing injuries'

A MAN who was airlifted to hospital after he was hit by a construction vehicle at around lunchtime today has sustained 'potentially life-changing injuries'.

Emergency services were called to the scene of the incident on Central Avenue, Newton Aycliffe, just before noon.

2019-08-22 23:50
Jail for woman who smuggled Spice into Holme House prison

A WOMAN who smuggled almost £5,000 worth of drugs into prison has been jailed to “send a message out” to prevent others from passing drugs to prisoners.

Emma Dale, 23, hide 24g of spice and 40 tablets of buprenorphine in her bra while she visited then boyfriend,

2019-08-22 09:08
Parish calls for 'urgently needed' floods funding

A PARISH council of a Dales community severely hit by recent floods is appealing for the allocation of funding to be widened to allow parish councils to access immediate emergency funding.

Arkengarthdale Parish Council has been working with communities to identify the most serious

2019-08-22 07:29
Controversial wood chipping operation recommended for approval, near Thirsk

PERMISSION for a controversial wood chipping operation has been recommended for approval.

Members of Hambleton District Council's planning committee are due to look the application to make changes to Busby Stoop Farm and North Turkey Farm, at Sandhutton, near Thirsk, which will

2019-08-21 18:53
Class A drugs and £1,000 seized by police in Redcar

THREE men have been arrested after a quantity of drugs and cash were seized in Redcar.

Officers from Cleveland Police seized a quantity of suspected class A drugs and approximately £1,000 in cash after stopping a vehicle on Station Road on Tuesday morning.

A force

2019-08-21 18:26
Hartlepool Marina searched as part of investigation into missing Adam Thomas

Police are searching Hartlepool Marina as part of investigation into missing Adam Thomas.

The 21-year-old was last seen on Saturday, August 17 at a property on Church Street.

The CCTV image released was taken within Central Buildings on Church Street at 10.20pm

2019-08-21 15:17
Tasers to be issued to all frontline Durham Police officers

TASERS are to be made available to every frontline officer in Durham Constabulary in a bid to offer more protection to the public and the police.

All frontline officers are being offered upgraded tasers and given intensive training on how to use the devices safely.

New X2

2019-08-21 14:14
North Yorkshire villagers line up for daredevil challenge

A GROUP of villagers inspired by a schoolgirl’s fundraising efforts are set to prove that villains and heroines can work together for the greater good.

Designer Paul Considine, engineer Russell Moxham, finance manager Caroline Day and bank manager Fiona Moxham will dress up as

2019-08-21 13:38
Middlesbrough: West Lane Hospital rated 'Inadequate' by CQC

A NORTH-EAST mental health hospital has been rated 'Inadequate' following the deaths of two young patients in the last several weeks. 

In its most recent inspection, the Care Quality Commission (CQC) rated West Lane Hospital in Middlesbrough as Inadequate overall.

The

2019-08-21 13:11
WATCH: Brazen thief attempts to leave Asda with trolley full of stolen groceries

A BRAZEN shoplifter who filled a trolley with alcohol and wandered out the front door without paying has been sentenced at court.

Richard Pope visited an Asda supermarket in Spennymoor twice in one day to steal alcohol and snacks totalling more than £438.

Newton

2019-08-21 08:59
WATCH: Brazen thief attempts to leave Asda with trolley full of stolen groceries

A BRAZEN shoplifter who filled a trolley with alcohol and wandered out the front door without paying has been sentenced at court.

Richard Pope visited an Asda supermarket in Spennymoor twice in one day to steal alcohol and snacks totalling more than £438.

Newton

2019-08-21 07:56
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Trump announces new retaliatory tariffs on China

President Donald Trump says products coming from China that were to be hit with a 10% tariff on September 1 will now face a 15% levy.

President Trump also says goods and products currently being taxed at 25% will be taxed at 30% starting on October 1.

His comments come after China

today 23:02
The G7: All you need to know about Boris Johnson’s first summit as PM

Boris Johnson makes his international summit debut on Saturday at the G7 summit.

– What is the G7?

It is an informal club of rich nations that meets annually to discuss major issues. The members are: Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, the United Kingdom and the United

today 23:02
Boris Johnson set for debut on global stage at G7 summit

Boris Johnson warned Brexit critics they are “gravely mistaken” about the UK losing its place on the world stage as he prepared for his first international summit and trade talks with Donald Trump.

The Prime Minister will meet the US President in the margins of the G7 summit in

today 23:02
Rising temperatures could set August bank holiday record

A bank holiday heatwave will see most of the country sizzling in sunshine with possible record temperatures, the Met Office has said.

On Friday, south-easterly winds drew warm air from Europe towards the UK, bringing rising temperatures along with dry and settled weather.

Chief

today 23:02
Mauricio Pochettino surprised Christian Eriksen’s future remains unresolved

Tottenham boss Mauricio Pochettino accepts that no one expected Christian Eriksen’s future to still be unresolved going into the final week of the European transfer window.

Eriksen, who is out of contract at the end of the season and said at the start of the summer that he was

today 23:02
Solskjaer wants fans to stand by Pogba after penalty problems

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer expects Manchester United fans to show their support for Paul Pogba in Saturday’s Premier League clash with Crystal Palace.

The Frenchman found himself at the centre of another controversy when he took a late penalty in the 1-1 draw with Wolves on Monday instead

today 23:02
Frank Lampard urges Chelsea squad to share the scoring burden

Frank Lampard has admitted Chelsea will have to share out Eden Hazard’s goals among the Stamford Bridge squad to thrive without the Belgium talisman.

Hazard struck a Blues career-high 21 goals last term, in his final season with the club before moving to Real Madrid in a deal that

today 23:02
Bruce defends his corner at Newcastle after tough start to the season

Steve Bruce has launched a passionate defence of his fledgling reign at Newcastle amid smouldering discontent on Tyneside.

Two games into his tenure, the 58-year-old has seen anger over Rafael Benitez’s departure and misgivings over his appointment fester after back-to-back defeats

today 23:02
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today 23:02 Trump announces new retaliatory tariffs on China
today 23:02 The G7: All you need to know about Boris Johnson’s first summit as PM
today 23:02 Boris Johnson set for debut on global stage at G7 summit
today 23:02 Rising temperatures could set August bank holiday record
today 23:02 Mauricio Pochettino surprised Christian Eriksen’s future remains unresolved
today 23:02 Solskjaer wants fans to stand by Pogba after penalty problems
today 23:02 Frank Lampard urges Chelsea squad to share the scoring burden
today 23:02 Bruce defends his corner at Newcastle after tough start to the season
today 23:02 Moeen hits form as Blast champions Worcestershire thrash rivals Birmingham
today 23:02 Dale claims Bury have been sold with hours to spare
today 23:02 Hambleton District Council approves plans for Sowerby Gateway estate
today 22:26 Hot buttered toast for patients will improve their NHS experience, says PM
today 22:26 Football hero joins young bike riders for anti-knife crime protest
today 22:26 Sancho on target again as Dortmund seal late comeback win over Cologne
today 22:26 Dale claims Bury have been sold with hours to spare
today 22:26 Aston Villa pick up first Premier League win of season
today 22:26 Leicester midfielder Adrien Silva completes switch to Monaco
yesterday 21:59 Hot buttered toast for patients will improve their NHS experience, says PM
yesterday 21:59 Football hero joins young bike riders for anti-knife crime protest
yesterday 21:59 No excuses from England after poor show against Australia
yesterday 21:59 Day two of the third Ashes Test: England’s Ashes hopes on the brink
yesterday 21:59 Shutt's career-best figures see Yorkshire beat Durham
yesterday 21:59 Graham Leslie Howard jailed for 30 years for child sex abuse
yesterday 21:23 Polish chef criticises Home Office after bid for settled status rejected
yesterday 21:23 Johnson ‘deeply concerned’ about Amazon rainforest fires
yesterday 21:23 No excuses from England after poor show against Australia
yesterday 21:23 Day two of the third Ashes Test: England’s Ashes hopes on the brink
yesterday 20:56 Polish chef criticises Home Office after bid for settled status rejected
yesterday 20:56 Football fans save woman from hotel sex attacker in Gateshead
yesterday 20:20 Justice Ruth Ginsburg completes treatment for tumour on pancreas
yesterday 20:20 EFL says little progress made in bid to save Bury but MP says bid is coming
yesterday 20:20 Halep: What comes now is a bonus after Wimbledon win
yesterday 20:20 England embarrassed for 67 as Ashes hopes hang by a thread
yesterday 19:53 Campaigners criticise Boris Johnson’s ‘inflammatory’ message to migrants
yesterday 19:53 Justice Ruth Ginsburg completes treatment for tumour on pancreas
yesterday 19:53 EFL says little progress made in bid to save Bury but MP says bid is coming
yesterday 19:53 Halep: What comes now is a bonus after Wimbledon win
yesterday 19:53 England embarrassed for 67 as Ashes hopes hang by a thread
yesterday 19:53 Shadow Secretary's village visit to talk public transport
yesterday 19:53 Graham Leslie Howard jailed for 30 years for child sex abuse
yesterday 19:53 Jazz festival gets underway at North-East cultural centre
yesterday 19:17 Brazil’s leader suggests he will send army to tackle Amazon wildfires
yesterday 19:17 Harland and Wolff shipyard should be renationalised, say unions
yesterday 19:17 Hot buttered toast for patients will improve their NHS experience, says PM
yesterday 19:17 Polish chef criticises Home Office after bid for settled status rejected
yesterday 19:17 Campaigners criticise Boris Johnson’s ‘inflammatory’ message to migrants
yesterday 19:17 Campaigners criticise Boris Johnson’s ‘inflammatory’ message to migrants
yesterday 19:17 Wolves boss Nuno dismisses burnout fears amid busy schedule
yesterday 19:17 Roger Federer feeling better than ever heading into US Open
yesterday 18:50 Campaigners criticise Boris Johnson’s ‘inflammatory’ message to migrants
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today 23:20 Hull City Q&A: Takeover latest, Craig Fagan departs and late deals before deadline
today 23:17 Steven Gerrard reveals the Rangers religion shock factor he didn't see coming
today 23:17 Neil Lennon on using his own Celtic boo boy anger to inspire Boli Bolingoli and Christopher Jullien
today 23:17 Maltesers launching white chocolate truffles for Christmas
today 23:02 Edinburgh Fringe actor suffers homophobic abuse for pink trousers
today 23:02 South China Sea: US military sends navy ship through strategic Taiwan Strait
today 23:02 Look who's back! Architect of Project Fear George Osborne gets Boris's backing for IMF job
today 23:02 Paedophile jailed after saying ‘you do what you want to 8-year-olds and get away with it’
today 23:02 Brexit deal will come down to final seconds - David Davis ready for EU's last minute panic
today 22:59 US interests will dominate Trump and Johnson's trade talks at the G7, campaigners warn
today 22:14 Mikael Lustig continues his Celtic love affair as Hoops hero chooses club over country
today 22:14 Ex-soldier caught on camera walking to job despite claiming over £10,000 in disability benefits
yesterday 21:59 Teenagers charged with murder after Great Britain athlete knocked off bike
yesterday 21:59 Ashes workload bowls Jofra Archer over as Australia leave England with mountain to climb
yesterday 21:59 How to get a flat stomach: Cutting out this food from your diet can achieve washboard abs
yesterday 21:59 Meghan Markle and Prince Harry are nothing but divas, as William shows, says CAROLE MALONE
yesterday 21:59 Dover migrant crossings: Boris's firm message to illegal immigrants 'We'll send you back!'
yesterday 21:59 Stomach bloating: Eating this fruit makes it worse - causes trapped wind
yesterday 21:59 Daniel Hannan snaps after Brexit point sparks groans – 'Some Remainers in the audience'
yesterday 21:59 Science breakthrough after researchers major discovery could lead to unhackable internet
yesterday 21:59 Meghan Markle news: How Meghan had ‘no choice’ on private jet after couple's ‘obsessions’
yesterday 21:59 Abbott stunned by Hannan in brutal Brexit clash – 'Didn't say that at the last election!'
yesterday 21:11 National Lottery EuroMillions results: Winning numbers for Friday August 23
yesterday 21:11 New ferry linking Scotland and the Netherlands set to launch later this year
yesterday 21:11 DJ George Bowie tweets daughter’s Bits ’n’ Pieces tattoo gaffe after tribute to dad goes wrong
yesterday 20:56 Germany warns UK it ‘may stop sending food after no-deal Brexit’
yesterday 20:56 Bank holiday travel chaos as ‘mums with prams forced to walk down train tracks’
yesterday 20:56 South China Sea: Australia vows to crush Beijing’s militarisation of contested waters
yesterday 20:56 NASA news: Hubble telescope snaps dying star in a ‘gloomy scene’ that confused astronomers
yesterday 20:56 Sleeping: Five summer sleep tips for the heatwave to ensure a good night’s rest
yesterday 20:56 Heart attack: New ‘wonder drug’ costing a few pence could cut the risk by 40 per cent
yesterday 20:23 UK economy headed for stagnation in third quarter - BoE's Carney
yesterday 20:11 Holiday firm 'shocked and saddened' after East Yorkshire boy drowns in lake in France
yesterday 20:08 Rangers announce Ibrox sections closed for Legia showdown as Union Bears set to miss out
yesterday 20:08 SNP deputy leader lays out plan to slash £7bn from deficit after independence
yesterday 20:08 Dog owner 'in tears' after meat spiked with needle left in her Clydebank garden
yesterday 20:08 Stranger's incredible act of kindness for adorable puppy born with six legs
yesterday 20:08 Stranger's incredible act of kindness for adorable puppy born with six legs
yesterday 20:08 Holiday chaos on cards as British Airways pilots to strike on three days in September
yesterday 19:53 British travellers warned of stricter checks in Hong Kong airport amid protests
yesterday 19:53 Aston Villa vs Everton LIVE: Confirmed team news as Tyrone Mings goes down during warm-up
yesterday 19:53 Two headed mutant cow stuns Argentina in ‘one of the world’s most unique cases’
yesterday 19:53 Royal feud: Kate and William ‘hitting back’ at Meghan Markle and Harry with budget flight
yesterday 19:53 Patsy Palmer health: ‘I told myself to be brave’ EastEnders star’s 'shock' ordeal
yesterday 19:53 Weight loss: Jimmy Carr followed one simple diet rule to achieve amazing transformation
yesterday 19:53 Brexiteers outline ’shopping list’ of MORE changes to Brexit deal as EU caves on backstop
yesterday 19:53 Game of Thrones author George RR Martin affirms: ‘I WILL finish A Song of Ice and Fire’
yesterday 19:53 Prince Andrew and the Queen: How ‘self important’ prince was ‘indulged’ by the Queen
yesterday 19:53 G7 summit: Trump and Marine Le Pen team up to blast 'absurd' plan to block Russia
yesterday 19:53 Prince Harry ‘will definitely’ go to ex girlfriend Cressida Bonas’ wedding - will Meghan?
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