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Racehorse trainer launches appeal over bungalows plan near Darlington

A RACEHORSE trainer’s scheme to build a group of bungalows on farmland outside a village’s  development limits is set to be decided by a government inspector.

Grant Tuer has appealed to the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government

today 16:38
Letters: 'Cars blocking dropped kerbs for disabled in Darlington should be fined'

I AM a disabled blue badge holder and wish to make a comment on the state of the dropped curbs off the main thoroughfare in Darlington.

I use a wheeled walking aid and regularly park my car in Kendrew Street and walk through the underpass to the streets behind Boots and Queen

today 15:11
Amazon in Darlington: Expansion 'will not impact' on town centre

EXPANSION plans for a new business park that will soon be home to a major online retailer will not have "any significant adverse impact" on a town centre, it has been claimed.

Earlier this year, Rontec, which operates more than 240 garage forecourts across England and Wales,

today 06:47
Amazon in Darlington: Expansion 'will not impact' on town centre

EXPANSION plans for a new business park that will soon be home to a major online retailer will not have "any significant adverse impact" on a town centre, it has been claimed.

Earlier this year, Rontec, which operates more than 240 garage forecourts across England and Wales,

today 05:44
NHS staff brew up for Darlington Memorial Hospital tea party

MORE than seven decades of the NHS will be celebrated once again with the return of a tea party in hospital grounds.

Last year marked the 70th anniversary since the start of the NHS and Trusts across the country joined together to honour the milestone with a variety of fundraising

today 05:05
Campaigners question efforts to compensate for £4.2bn North York Moors mine

A CAMPAIGN group dedicated to safeguarding the landscape and culture of the North York Moors National Park has raised questions over a major scheme to offset the damage being caused by a £4.2bn polyhalite mine.

Tom Chadwick, chairman of the North Yorkshire Moors Association,

yesterday 16:29
Evening of music celebrates five decades of friendship between County Durham and Tübingen

AN evening of live music marked five decades of friendship between County Durham and its German twin town.

Hundreds of people attended the free open-air concert in Durham City’s Millennium Place, which was organised by Durham County Council to celebrate the anniversary of the

yesterday 15:02
Police presence and area cordoned off in Darlington

POLICE have cordoned off part of a town centre.

At around 12pm, police were seen to have cordoned a section of area by St Cuthbert's Church in Darlington.

More to follow...

yesterday 13:59
Rape and child abuse among crimes that never reached court

SEX offenders, child abusers, traffickers and stalkers are among thousands of North-East criminals to escape prosecution after confessing to serious crimes.

Concerns have been raised over police use of out of court disposals after an investigation found they had been used against

yesterday 09:47
Many highlights in life of auctioneer and cattle breeder

AUCTIONEER and pedigree Limousin breeder David Thomlinson died in an accident on his farm on Saturday (8th).

Born and brought up in Cumbria, he began working for livestock auctioneers Harrison & Hetherington (H&H) as an office boy in 1962. He passed his Royal Institute of

yesterday 07:02
Rape and child abuse among crimes that never reached court

SEX offenders, child abusers, traffickers and stalkers are among thousands of North-East criminals to escape prosecution after confessing to serious crimes.

Concerns have been raised over police use of out of court disposals after an investigation found they had been used against

yesterday 05:35
Wensleydale Creamery cheese whey to heat North Yorkshire homes

THE cheese makers behind the favourite food of beloved clay-animated duo Wallace and Gromit have taken a leaf straight out of Wallace's invention book with their latest venture.

The Wensleydale Creamery has struck a deal to supply the whey from its Dales-based factory to a nearby

yesterday 04:56
Thousands head to Dales Festival of Food and Drink in Leyburn

FOODIES enjoyed a weekend of Wensleydale’s culinary contrasts.

Held for a fourth time since a move from its traditional out-of-town spot to the centre of Leyburn, the Dales Festival of Food and Drink has kept up its popularity with enthusiasts.

More than 60 stalls

2019-06-16 21:29
Missing lights and 'dangerous' paths on Northallerton estate

ANGRY residents say their new housing estate remains unfinished with roads and footpaths in a potentially dangerous state months after the builders left.

The Barratt and David Wilson

2019-06-16 10:35
Minister enjoys Open Farm event on North York Moors

CAPTION (l-r) Stephen Fell, past LEAF chairman; Robert Sword, Dawnay Estates director; Robert Goodwill, Agriculture Minister; Philip Wynn, LEAF chairman; and James Stephenson, assistant agent, Dawnay Estates.

AGRICULTURE Minister Robert Goodwill visited a North Yorkshire at the

2019-06-16 08:53
Missing lights and 'dangerous' paths on Northallerton estate

ANGRY residents say their new housing estate remains unfinished with roads and footpaths in a potentially dangerous state months after the builders left.

The Barratt and David Wilson

2019-06-16 07:26
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Tory members’ poll ‘an utter disaster for Ruth Davidson’

A poll in which a majority of Tory members said they would prefer Scotland to leave the UK rather than Brexit not happening is an “utter disaster” for Ruth Davidson, an MSP has said.

A YouGov survey of party members showed 63% would be prepared to see Brexit take place even if

today 17:17
UK set to host key international climate talks

The UK looks set to host major international climate talks in 2020 – after reaching a deal with Italy over rival bids to hold the UN meeting, the Foreign Office has said.

Under the proposal, the UK will host the “Cop26” meeting, which is due to be in Europe next November,

today 17:17
Scotland goalkeeper lends a hand at primary school in Malawi

Celtic goalkeeper Craig Gordon enjoyed a kickabout with schoolchildren in Malawi as he saw the work being done by Scottish charity Mary’s Meals.

The Scotland international footballer joined youngsters at Mbinda Primary School in Blantyre for a game of football after filling up on a

today 17:17
Hatton Garden heist gang member still owns homes in London and Spain, court told

A Hatton Garden gang member still owns homes in London and Spain despite failing to pay back millions of pounds stolen in the heist, a court has heard.

John “Kenny” Collins, 78, has been released from prison but faces being sent back to jail for another seven years next month

today 17:17
Bosnian city popular with tourists awash with rubbish amid landfill protest

Uncollected rubbish is piling up on the streets of the southern Bosnian city of Mostar – one of the Balkan nation’s main tourist destinations – since residents began blocking access to the city’s sole landfill.

They claim that it poses serious health and

today 17:17
Floating hotel’s crew celebrate top traveller rating

A floating hotel by the team behind the Royal Yacht Britannia has been named the best in Edinburgh by a travel website just six months after it opened.

Fingal, based at Leith, picked up the number one hotel spot on TripAdvisor within the last week.

The rating – achieved after

today 17:17
Caster Semenya: IAAF used me as ‘human guinea pig’ for testosterone limit

Caster Semenya has accused world athletics’ governing body the IAAF of using her as “a human guinea pig” to test its testosterone limit for intersex athletes and said it can never be allowed to happen again.

The double Olympic 800 metres champion was reacting to the

today 17:17
Man injured by cow breaking loose at North Yorkshire County Show

A COW broke loose at a country show and injured a man as it galloped round in panic.

It happened at the North Yorkshire County Show on the Camp Hill Estate south of Bedale on Sunday.

Eyewitnesses reported seeing the large white cow break free from its handler early in the

today 17:17
Latest news from Darlington
today 17:17 Tory members’ poll ‘an utter disaster for Ruth Davidson’
today 17:17 UK set to host key international climate talks
today 17:17 Scotland goalkeeper lends a hand at primary school in Malawi
today 17:17 Hatton Garden heist gang member still owns homes in London and Spain, court told
today 17:17 Bosnian city popular with tourists awash with rubbish amid landfill protest
today 17:17 Floating hotel’s crew celebrate top traveller rating
today 17:17 Caster Semenya: IAAF used me as ‘human guinea pig’ for testosterone limit
today 17:17 Man injured by cow breaking loose at North Yorkshire County Show
today 16:38 Stewart ‘hopeful’ of remaining in Tory leadership race
today 16:38 Scotland making slow progress towards cycling target, MSPs told
today 16:38 Family day out for Queen on first day of Royal Ascot
today 16:38 Nigel Farage milkshake protester ordered to pay compensation
today 16:38 Trump, outsider-turned-insider, sells himself as rebel for 2020 re-election bid
today 16:38 Online fundraiser launched to help cover Farage milkshake attacker’s costs
today 16:38 Geraint Thomas taken to hospital after crash at Tour de Suisse
today 16:38 Caster Semenya: IAAF used me as ‘human guinea pig’ for testosterone limit
today 16:38 Racehorse trainer launches appeal over bungalows plan near Darlington
today 16:14 Sturgeon fears new Tory PM ‘will cause 18 years of damage in 18 weeks’
today 16:14 Two boys found guilty of Ana Kriegel murder
today 16:14 Senior Tories show support for pregnant MP Stella Creasy over maternity rights
today 16:14 Stewart ‘hopeful’ of remaining in Tory leadership race
today 16:14 Scotland making slow progress towards cycling target, MSPs told
today 16:14 Family day out for Queen on first day of Royal Ascot
today 16:14 Liverpool and Chelsea both allocated just over 5,000 tickets for Super Cup final
today 16:14 Geraint Thomas taken to hospital after crash at Tour de Suisse
today 16:14 Racehorse trainer launches appeal over bungalows plan near Darlington
today 15:35 Convicted child abuser had ‘heart of gold’, inquiry told
today 15:35 Italian woman who was Europe’s oldest person dies aged 116
today 15:35 Murdered schoolgirl was talented teenager who loved to sing and dance
today 15:35 Justice Secretary urged to tear up sectarianism secrecy agreement
today 15:35 Hong Kong protesters reject leader’s apology and demand she quit
today 15:35 Platini questioned by investigators over awarding of 2022 World Cup to Qatar
today 15:35 Liverpool and Chelsea both allocated just over 5,000 tickets for Super Cup final
today 15:11 Teenagers found guilty of murdering Ana Kriegel, 14, in Dublin
today 15:11 Climate change activist arrested during protest outside Holyrood
today 15:11 Senior Conservatives show support for pregnant MP Stella Creasy over maternity rights
today 15:11 Everything you need to know about Facebook’s cryptocurrency
today 15:11 Convicted child abuser had ‘heart of gold’, inquiry told
today 15:11 Juan Mata set to sign new deal at Manchester United
today 15:11 Morgan rewrites record books as England smash 397 against Afghanistan
today 15:11 Platini questioned by investigators over awarding of 2022 World Cup to Qatar
today 15:11 York: Man dies from injuries after being hit by Ford Fiesta
today 15:11 Scarlett Moffatt to star in panto at Sunderland Empire
today 15:11 Man fights for life after Sunderland street disorder
today 15:11 Appeal for witnesses to fatal biker crash on A171
today 15:11 Inquest opens into death of Northallerton teenager Leah Heyes
today 15:11 Letters: 'Cars blocking dropped kerbs for disabled in Darlington should be fined'
today 14:32 Merkel ‘doing very well’ after visibly shaking at Berlin ceremony
today 14:32 Long-term empty homes in Scotland up 5.5% in a year
today 14:32 Retired NHS manager ‘made to feel like a leper’ after contracting Hepatitis C
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today 17:20 Schoolboy, 15, fighting for life after being stabbed more than 20 times
today 17:20 Nurse jailed for second time for posing as man to trick women into sending nude pics
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today 17:20 Rees-Mogg shuts down Jon Snow's criticism of Boris Johnson - 'You're being selective'
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today 17:20 ‘SACK THEM ALL!’ Commuter chaos as South Western Railway begin five days of strikes
today 17:20 Stacey Dooley: 'It’s not the end of the world’ Strictly winner makes personal revelation
today 17:20 Meghan Markle cruelly nicknamed ‘degree wife’ in latest nasty jibe by royal aides
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today 17:05 Sudanese opposition call for 'revolutionary escalation' in bid to end military rule
today 17:05 China warns US against opening a Pandora’s box in the Middle East after troop deployment
today 17:05 F 150: International day of action for Louisa Hanoune
today 17:05 Juan Guaido accused of corruption network that embezzled millions of aid money
today 17:05 Men's Football Michel Platini arrested over Qatar 2022 vote
today 17:05 Unison Conference ’19 Prentis urges government not to follow Trump ‘blindly’ into war with Iran
today 17:05 Heathrow will re-route rivers and roads to meet expansion plans
today 16:53 Boaty McBoatface turns climate change theories upside down on debut mission
today 16:53 Yoga expert staring at phone crossing road wins compo after cyclist blamed for hitting her
today 16:53 Tsunami alert as massive 6.9 magnitude earthquake hits Japan
today 16:53 Millionaire jailed after worker dies building nuclear bunker due to North Korea fears
today 16:53 Mum who had 7 kids taken away by social services is pregnant again with baby number 8
today 16:53 China killing prisoners and harvesting their organs for transplants
today 16:53 Royal stunner Kitty Spencer wows crowds on first day of Ascot
today 16:53 Nine mystery deaths in tourist hotspot leave holidaymakers terrified
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today 16:53 BREAKING: DJ Official, 26, shot dead months after winning grammy with Cardi B
today 16:53 Mob of 30 youths filmed ‘trying to steal delivery driver’s moped’ on east London street
today 16:53 Instagram down: Thousands locked out of accounts around the world
today 16:38 Nigel Farage's milkshake attacker told to pay him compensation
today 16:26 How Boris Johnson became Britain’s most successful stand-up comedian
today 16:23 Poll: Most Tory members would accept break-up of the UK as price of Brexit
today 16:23 Poll: Most Tory members would accept break-up of the UK as price of Brexit
today 16:23 The former Hull City player who's paid more than Wayne Rooney in Major League Soccer
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