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Darlington driver who killed Shantelle Kirkup could see sentence increased

A DANGEROUS driver who killed a young mother and seriously injured her child could receive a longer sentence following a review.

Stuart Levy, 36, was jailed for five years and four months on March 21 after admitting causing the death of Northallerton mum Shantelle Kirkup, as she

today 08:11
Darlington driver who killed Shantelle Kirkup could see sentence increased

A DANGEROUS driver who killed a young mother and seriously injured her child could receive a longer sentence following a review.

Stuart Levy, 36, was jailed for five years and four months on March 21 after admitting causing the death of Northallerton mum Shantelle Kirkup, as she

today 05:20
North Yorkshire County Council's in-house road maintenance benefits pledge

LEADERS of a council responsible for nearly 6,000 miles of roads have pledged benefits for taxpayers after approving a move to return highways maintenance to an in-house responsibility.

Members of North Yorkshire County Council’s executive stressed that instead of reverting to

yesterday 16:44
Racing tipster Doug Moscrop dies in hospital, aged 77

ONE of the region's best known sports journalists, Doug Moscrop, passed away in hospital early this morning. (Wednesday, April 17)

Mr Moscrop, who was from Northumberland, was the horse racing expert on Tyne Tees television for around four decades.

He reported on race

yesterday 15:23
Reception as Help for Heroes celebrates role as Welcome to Yorkshire’s Charity Partner for 2019 Tour de Yorkshire

The Armed Forces charity Help for Heroes is Welcome to Yorkshire’s Charity Partner for the 2019 Tour de Yorkshire.

The event runs from May 2 to 5 and in the lead up key partners and supporters were invited to a Tour de Yorkshire Celebration evening at Phoenix House Recovery

yesterday 14:38
Friends plan to draw on the Viking heritage of York for new venture

AN AXE-throwing centre could open inside a new York restaurant.

The Viking-inspired venue would serve up hot dogs as well as cocktails and have bowling alley-style bays in the back where groups can practice their throwing skills.

A licensing application has been submitted

yesterday 10:26
Judge gives Middlesbrough man final chance

A YOUNG man who is starting to turn around his life has been given a final chance by a judge despite committing a further four offences.

Charlie Rennie was already on two suspended sentences – totalling two-and-a-half years – imposed in 2017 for possessing a Class A

yesterday 06:59
Former journalist's Tall Tales business is thriving

A FORMER journalist is discovering that crime really does pay with her murder mystery business originally set up to provide work for her aspiring actor son.

The Darlington Hippodrome is among the latest of many venues across the North-East and North Yorkshire to book Tall Tales

yesterday 05:11
Care worker wins £22k unfair dismissal payout

A FORMER team leader at a respite care centre for adults with high needs who was sacked amid claims of racism and bullying has been awarded £22,625 compensation after winning a claim for unfair dismissal.

An employment tribunal has found North Yorkshire County Council’s

2019-04-16 19:38
'Secret plan to close small schools in North Yorkshire' claims dismissed

AN education authority facing a funding crisis has dismissed claims that the closure of numerous small schools has been part of a secret money-saving scheme.

As North Yorkshire County Council’s executive approved steps to close the 360-year-old Arkengarthdale Primary School in

2019-04-16 18:35
Pupils from just one Darlington school clinch a haul of medals

STUDENTS from one school have clinched a haul of medals in national and regional sports competitions.

Carmel College sixth former India Pentland, representing Durham, won the senior girls' race at the English Schools Cross Country Championships, despite being a year young.

2019-04-16 17:32
Village ‘to benefit if fuel stop bulldozed’

ONE of the last traditional-style filling stations on North York Moors looks set to be demolished to make way for a guesthouse, tearoom and spa development, despite objections.

The proposal to bulldoze the petrol station at Honey Bee Nest, Glaisdale, follows a dramatic decline in

2019-04-16 16:29
Slimmers in Darlington raise money with unwanted clothes

SLIMMERS in Darlington have raised thousands of pounds for charity by donating the clothes they’ve successfully slimmed out of.

The Darlington Slimming World groups have collected 265 bags of clothes, shoes, homeware and accessories as part of the Big Golden Slimming World

2019-04-16 09:08
Tour de Yorkshire planning for cycling fans

PEOPLE can plan their Tour de Yorkshire vantage points as the final preparations are underway to welcome the race to North Yorkshire.

Towns and villages are beginning the countdown to celebrations for the race, which will run from May 2 to May 5.

North Yorkshire will be

2019-04-16 07:02
New statue unveiled to boost pride in east Cleveland history

THE rich mining heritage at the core of so many east Cleveland communities is being celebrated by generations of villagers with the unveiling of a bronze statue.

The Spirit of East Cleveland now stands proudly in the area to commemorate mining of ironstone that was extracted from

2019-04-16 01:29
Northern Pride supports play highlighting hidden struggle with mental illness

A PLAY about the hidden struggles of mental illness will reach a larger audience with support from a North-East LGBT+ charity.

Northern Pride, which organises the annual Northern Pride Festival, has formed a partneship with the team behind My Mental Breakdown: A Musical, to bring

2019-04-15 20:14
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New group launched to tackle heritage crime in Scotland

Members of the public are being encouraged to anonymously report damage to Scotland’s historic buildings and monuments as a new group is launched to tackle heritage crime.

The Scottish Heritage Crime Group (SHCG) aims to raise awareness of the impact the damage has in a bid to reduce

today 10:35
Residents tell of shock at shooting of Trainspotting 2 actor

Residents on the street where Trainspotting 2 star Bradley Welsh was shot dead have spoken of their shock.

The actor, who also appeared in an episode of Danny Dyer’s Deadliest Men, was killed in suspicious circumstances in Edinburgh on Wednesday night.

Police said they were

today 10:35
How British fighters have fared against the best over the past year

Amir Khan will become the latest Briton to attempt to overcome one of those considered among the finest fighters on the planet when he faces Terence Crawford at New York’s Madison Square Garden on Saturday.

Here, Press Association Sport takes a look at this weekend’s

today 10:35
Manchester City shift focus to the treble after Champions League exit

Manchester City’s quest for the quadruple came to an end as they lost their Champions League quarter-final on away goals to Tottenham.

With the possibility of a first Champions League trophy no longer on the table, Pep Guardiola’s side have shifted their focus onto the domestic

today 10:35
Bernardo Silva turns attention to Manchester City’s title race

Bernardo Silva put on a brave face and tried to switch focus back to the title race following Manchester City’s Champions League heartache.

City saw their hopes of conquering Europe and winning an unprecedented quadruple this season end in a dramatic quarter-final clash against

today 10:35
Three charged over Canary Wharf train roof Extinction Rebellion climate protests

The first people thought to have been charged over this week’s climate change protests in London are expected to appear in court later.

Cathy Eastburn, 51, Mark Ovland, 35, and Luke Watson, 29, are due before magistrates in the capital over their alleged involvement in obstructing

today 10:17
France paying tribute to Notre Dame firefighters

France is paying a day-long tribute to the Paris firefighters who saved the internationally revered Notre Dame Cathedral from collapse and rescued its treasures from a devastating fire.

President Emmanuel Macron will host the firefighters for a special gathering to share “words of

today 10:17
New group launched to tackle heritage crime in Scotland

Members of the public are being encouraged to anonymously report damage to Scotland’s historic buildings and monuments as a new group is launched to tackle heritage crime.

The Scottish Heritage Crime Group (SHCG) aims to raise awareness of the impact the damage has in a bid to reduce

today 10:17
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today 10:35 New group launched to tackle heritage crime in Scotland
today 10:35 Residents tell of shock at shooting of Trainspotting 2 actor
today 10:35 How British fighters have fared against the best over the past year
today 10:35 Manchester City shift focus to the treble after Champions League exit
today 10:35 Bernardo Silva turns attention to Manchester City’s title race
today 10:17 Three charged over Canary Wharf train roof Extinction Rebellion climate protests
today 10:17 France paying tribute to Notre Dame firefighters
today 10:17 New group launched to tackle heritage crime in Scotland
today 10:17 How British fighters have fared against the best over the past year
today 10:17 Manchester City shift focus to the treble after Champions League exit
today 10:17 Bernardo Silva turns attention to Manchester City’s title race
today 10:17 Middlesbrough: Fry ruled out for season
today 10:17 Bishop Auckland biker, 19, seriously injured following crash near Newton Aycliffe
today 09:32 SDLP leader confirms he will run in European election
today 09:32 France paying tribute to Notre Dame firefighters
today 09:32 France paying tribute to Notre Dame firefighters
today 09:32 Strong earthquake hits east Taiwan
today 09:32 Trainspotting 2 actor Bradley Welsh shot dead in Edinburgh
today 09:32 How Manchester City v Tottenham unfolded in pictures
today 09:14 Strong earthquake hits east Taiwan
today 09:14 Trainspotting 2 actor Bradley Welsh shot dead in Edinburgh
today 09:14 SDLP leader confirms he will run in European election
today 09:14 France paying tribute to Notre Dame firefighters
today 09:14 Staff given promotions at Teesside law firm
today 09:14 Here’s how Liverpool and Barcelona compare before European battle
today 09:14 How Manchester City v Tottenham unfolded in pictures
today 08:29 Ralph Lauren launches polo shirt made of recycled plastic bottles
today 08:29 CBBC star Mya-Lecia Naylor dies aged 16
today 08:29 Japanese emperor performs ritual to report abdication to Shinto gods
today 08:29 Three charged over Canary Wharf train roof Extinction Rebellion climate protests
today 08:29 Crossrail opening ‘might be delayed until spring 2021’
today 08:29 Jarrell Miller: I’ve never knowingly taken any banned substance
today 08:29 Tottenham boss Mauricio Pochettino is still unconvinced by VAR
today 08:29 How Tottenham measure up to Ajax ahead of semi-final showdown
today 08:29 Here’s how Liverpool and Barcelona compare before European battle
today 08:11 Some of Samsung’s new folding phones are already breaking
today 08:11 Ralph Lauren launches polo shirt made of recycled plastic bottles
today 08:11 Crossrail opening ‘might be delayed until spring 2021’
today 08:11 Three charged over Canary Wharf train roof Extinction Rebellion climate protests
today 08:11 CBBC star Mya-Lecia Naylor dies aged 16
today 08:11 Japanese emperor performs ritual to report abdication to Shinto gods
today 08:11 Irving shines as Celtics take control of Pacers play-off
today 08:11 Jarrell Miller: I’ve never knowingly taken any banned substance
today 08:11 Tottenham boss Mauricio Pochettino is still unconvinced by VAR
today 08:11 How Tottenham measure up to Ajax ahead of semi-final showdown
today 08:11 Urgent appeal to trace man missing after night out
today 08:11 Darlington driver who killed Shantelle Kirkup could see sentence increased
today 07:26 Call for national security review of big venues in wake of arena bombing
today 07:26 Some of Samsung’s new folding phones are already breaking
today 07:26 Man bailed following tunnel incident at Barnsley
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today 10:26 West Lothian pupils raise money for Autism Awareness Week
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today 10:20 Police launch hunt for taxi driver as part of 'ongoing investigation'
today 10:20 Police launch hunt for taxi driver as part of 'ongoing investigation'
today 10:05 Teacher who romped with 3 schoolboys makes GROVELLING apology in early release bid
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