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River safety warning after Barnard Castle incident

26th August 2016

Police have issued a reminder about the potential dangers of open water after a late night incident in Barnard Castle

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Tribute to biker who died after collision

25th August 2016

A man who died after a road accident on a rural road near Bishop Auckland yesterday has been named as Eric Winn, aged 72

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Interceptors strike again

24th August 2016

Cars stolen in Spennymoor are recovered by the interceptors just 45 minutes later.

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Police appeal after bus and car collide

24th August 2016

A woman has been left with serious injuries after her car collided with a bus on the outskirts of Seaham on Tuesday

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Behind Bars - Lewis Heslop

23rd August 2016

A drunk driver from Darlington has been sent to jail after his reckless actions left a woman with severe and permanent brain damage

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Armed robbery at post office

23rd August 2016

An armed robbery has happened at a post office in Coundon this morning. The cashier was threatened and a large quantity of cash taken.

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Cyclist assaulted and robbed in Spennymoor

22nd August 2016

Police are appealing for information after a man cycling home from work was assaulted before having his bike stolen

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Police launch speeding crackdown

22nd August 2016

Road policing officers in Durham and Cleveland are supporting a national week-long speed campaign, starting today

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Memorial honours fallen officers

22nd August 2016

Two Durham officers have been remembered at a memorial service to honour those killed in the Cyprus Independence Campaign.

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Money boxes stolen from grave

19th August 2016

Two money boxes have been stolen from a baby's grave in Newton Aycliffe.

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Competition winner meets Interceptors!

17th August 2016

​A little boy and his younger brother have won a competition to meet our interceptors.

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Come along to the Uniformed Services Day!

15th August 2016

A family fun day is taking place on the first Saturday of September involving the police, fire and ambulance services

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Keep the kids busy at Activity Week!

15th August 2016

Police in Chester-le-Street are once again co-ordinating the town's annual summer activity week, which starts today.

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Man arrested following fire in Langley Park

12th August 2016

Emergency services still at the scene of the blaze

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Nine arrested in Darlington

11th August 2016

Nine men were arrested in Darlington yesterday as part of day of action aimed at tackling car crime.

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Lock it or lose it day of action

10th August 2016

Police in Darlington are this morning kicking off a day of action aimed at reducing theft from cars across the town.

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Force pledges to boost mental health

9th August 2016

Durham Constabulary has joined other emergency service organisations to pledge an end to mental health stigma and discrimination in the workplace.

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Man charged in murder investigation

8th August 2016

A man has been charged with the murder on Wednesday last week of Dale Arnold, in Kelloe

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Scheme to protect businesses is launched

6th August 2016

A new scheme to protect businesses from crime has launched in Tudhoe this week.

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Operation Seabrook - Medomsley Detention Centre

5th August 2016

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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Award for quick-thinking traffic cop

2nd August 2016

A sergeant from the roads policing unit is to be recognised with a national award for his life-saving work at a serious accident in Durham last November

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Toddler hurt after being hit by car

1st August 2016

A young boy was left needing hospital treatment after he ran into the road and was struck by a car in Willington at the weekend

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