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No ho ho! Health and safety rules force festival Santas to wear a seatbelt during Christmas truck procession stopping …

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No ho ho! Health and safety rules force festival Santas to wear a seatbelt during Christmas truck procession stopping them from dishing out presents to children along the routeSince the 1960s Father Christmas …

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Durham girl’s performance in America’s Got Talent
She’s already wowed the UK and now this County Durham teen is stunning audiences in America with her incredible voice.

Courtney Hadwin, 13, from Hesleden, near Peterlee , last year narrowly missed ou…

Shocking moment van driver cheats death when a metal pipe flies off the back of a truck straight into the front of his …

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Dashcam shows Carl Graven’s Volkswagen suffering a blow from the steel beam
The pipe hit the front of the van a fraction of a second after the vehicles passed
It narrowly missed Mr Graven and girlfriend Kerry, in Bishop Auckla…

£20 million finance fund helps Durham businesses fly

From an investment into a craft-batch distillery to incubation support for a technology start-up, Durham County Council’s new Finance Durham fund is already having an impressive impact on North East businesses
Durham Gin is set for rapid growth thanks …

M20 bridge collapse: Alan Austen admits causing serious injury by dangerous driving

A trucker who crashed into a motorway footbridge, causing £1.5 million of damage, has avoided jail after admitting causing serious injury by dangerous driving. 
Alan Austen, 64, was arrested after 170 tonnes of concrete came crashing down onto the Lond…