The number of people prosecuted by the RSPCA went down nationally, and both counties saw a reduction here too - from 64 to 54 in North Yorkshire and from 100 to 83 in County Durham
Peter McDermott, of County Durham
and Darlington Fire and Rescue Service told Newcastle crown court: "It was like a war scene.
TRW's expansion is excellent news for County Durham
," said Tony Dell, Director Trade, Industry and Europe, Government Office for the North East.
But, for thousands of people in County Durham
, the "nest egg" is becoming a millstone around their necks.
I m delighted we are able to recognise County Durham
s day and fly this new flag in the heart of the capital.
will directly benefit from the massive supply chain structure that will come from companies investing and recruiting skilled labour to provide components, advice and technical services to what will eventually become one of the UK's biggest factories.
Labour MPs Pat Glass, who represents North West Durham, Sedgefield's Phil Wilson, Bishop Auckland's Helen Goodman, Easington's Graeme Morris and North Durham's Kevan Jones had also written to Communities Secretary Greg Clark requesting a meeting over the issue.
A total of 68 volunteers, including representatives joined council officers and members of the County Durham
Environment Partnership to collect 43 bags of litter.
A 40-year-old man from Liverpool and a 37-year-old man from Seaham, County Durham
, have been charged with conspiracy to commit robberies; conspiracy to produce cannabis and conspiracy to pervert the course of justice.
COUNCILLORS in County Durham
have agreed to endorse a guidance note which details how planning applications should be considered.
Terry Collins, chairman of County Durham
Environment Partnership, said: "By running these events, not only do we minimise these issues but we also make County Durham
The continued regeneration of the County Durham
area will be underpinned by improvements to infrastructure and an environmentally friendly approach, improving sustainable travel and shifting towards a low carbon economy.
RESIDENTS in County Durham
and Darlington will soon receive a copy of this year's local policing summary through their letterboxes.
A LEADING Chinese official met local dignitaries when he made a visit to County Durham
Jamie Burn, 40, a sales controller from County Durham
, said: "I'm not an organ donor but when I'm dead you can do what you want with me.