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Grieving fiancée backs biker safety campaign

24th May 2017

A GRIEVING fiancée has released harrowing footage of the moment her partner was killed in a bid to prevent similar tragedies.

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Response to 'critical' threat

24th May 2017

What 'critical' threat means to County Durham and Darlington

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Terror update

23rd May 2017

The national threat level currently remains at 'severe' and there is nothing to suggest there is any specific threat to our communities

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PC wins Pride of North East award

22nd May 2017

OFF-duty officer who tackled armed robbers wins regional honours

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Pensioner recovering after Teesdale incident

22nd May 2017

​​A pensioner whose car left the road leaving her trapped inside is recovering in hospital

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Man in court charged with Darlington rape

20th May 2017

​A man accused of raping a woman in Darlington has been remanded in custody after appearing at court.

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Man arrested following Police stand-off

18th May 2017

A man has been arrested following a stand-off in which he threw petrol bombs at police.

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UK Police Memorial Fund is launched

17th May 2017

A national fundraising campaign is under way for a permanent memorial in honour of police officers and staff who died in the line of duty

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Witness appeal after two car crash

16th May 2017

A young driver was seriously injured after her car collided with another on a road in Teesdale on Monday evening

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Hero cops nominated for national award

15th May 2017

Two Consett police officers have been nominated for a National Police Bravery Award after rescuing two men from a house fire in December 2015.

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Police act to tackle rogue traders

12th May 2017

Police and other agencies have combined in a crackdown on the activities of rogue traders across the north east

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Drugs suspect arrested as police swoop

10th May 2017

A man was arrested for possible drugs offences after police stopped his car on the outskirts of Durham early this morning

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Behind Bars - Martin Miller

9th May 2017

A dangerous driver has been jailed for nearly two years after leading police on separate pursuits in east Durham

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Motocross bike death - new police appeal

8th May 2017

Police are asking anyone who attended the event to come forward as they continue enquiries into the death of Thomas Brown, 27

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Crash brings motorway traffic to a halt

4th May 2017

A collision on the A1(M) near Durham halted traffic for the best part of two hours

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Firearms licensing team offer expert advice

2nd May 2017

Staff from the force's firearms licensing team will be at a major shooting event this weekend to offer guidance and advice

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Motocross rider formally identified

2nd May 2017

Police have named a man who died on Sunday when he came off his trials bike and crashed at a motocross event

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Operation Seabrook - Medomsley Detention Centre

1st May 2017

Help and advice for victims who have reported to police allegations of sexual and physical abuse at the former Medomsley Detention Centre, near Consett

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Motocross event closed after rider dies in crash

30th April 2017

A motorbike rider has died and another has been seriously injured in separate incidents today at an event near Sedgefield

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