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Labour candidate Anna Turley is being accused of wanting to "oust" Jeremy Corbyn.

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Jonathan Porritt had denied killing John Lewis but was convicted by a jury at Teesside Crown Court.

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Hundreds of pupils and staff at two schools in Jarrow and Stockton show signs of a vomiting bug.

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A report to councillors warns the overspend poses a "significant risk" to the council's finances.

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Crimestoppers changes the focus of its reward from conviction to locating Naheed Khan's body.

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The County Durham seat is likely to be hotly contested in December's election.

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We would like to hear the questions you have ahead of the election on 12 December.

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The story behind the increasing number of public pianos on Britain's station concourses.

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More than 260 sketchbooks were found at the home of Norman Cornish.

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BBC Radio 5 Live asked people in the town what they care about ahead of the general election on 12 December.

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The views of young business owners in a town set to be hotly contested in the general election.

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Chi Chi Izundu meets voters with questions about online voting.

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Community News

Avoid Your Home Flooding

Posted by Administrator : Monday 11th March 2013

BE PREPARED OR AT LEAST HAVE YOUR ARM BANDS READY. Flooding can be devastating for home owners but some simple tips could prevent heartbreaking and costly repairs. It is important that you understand about your property and local areas, so you can be aware of any potential flooding problems in the future.


Getting On The Property Market

Posted by Administrator : Sunday 10th March 2013

EASIER SAID THAN DONE! The mortgage and property market looks to be improving slightly through better mortgage deals. However the market still lacks direction and combined with lack of incentives for new buyers and government cuts it looks like it could be a while before it rises.

Keeping Our Local Parks Clean

Posted by Administrator : Sunday 3rd March 2013

GET THE MOST OUT OF LOCAL CLEAN UP’s. We all know it is awful when we see parks, beaches and riversides strewn with litter. It is bad for our children, us, our pets, plants, local wildlife and our Cleveland community.

What Is Next For Our Local Public House

Posted by Administrator : Saturday 2nd March 2013

THERE IS NOTHING WORNG WITH A GOOD LOCAL. It is no secret that our local pubs have suffered in the last decade due to numerous factors such changing nightlife trends (Bars and Clubs), the recession (meaning people have less to spend), alcohol awareness campaigns, the general costs of ale and rent and increases in government tax’s on alcoholic beverages.

Avoid The Local Cowboys

Posted by Administrator : Thursday 28th February 2013

HOW EASY IS IT TO SPOT A LOCAL COWBOY TRADER? There are numerous reasons why cowboy builders get away with their bad practices and carry on working in the community such as people not asking for verified references, no signed contract, not obtaining at least 3 other quotes to compare, clients naturally go for the cheapest quote and some residents or businesses are impatient and choose not to wait for the best builder.

Dealing With Stress At Work

Posted by Administrator : Monday 25th February 2013

ARE WE GETTING TOO STRESSED AT WORK? While some workplace stress is completely normal, excessive stress can interfere with your productivity and impact your physical and emotional health. This means your ability to deal with it can mean the difference between success or failure.

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