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People are being urged to be on their guard when buying a dog

Durham Constabulary, the RSPCA and Durham County Council have joined forces to warn people of the heartbreak caused by unlicensed and unscrupulous puppy traders. Behind the facade of a respectable seller is sometimes a web of organised crime, say police. Andy Reeves, Bishop Auckland Neighbourhood Inspector, said: “We are appealing for people to come forward […]

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Motorbike festival raises money for North East charities

A motorbike festival organised by a family of County Durham bikers has raised more than £2,000 for charity. The second Park View Motorbike Festival was held in Chester-le-Street and gave people the opportunity to showcase their bikes in best in class competitions. Trophies for each category were provided by local businesses and children were kept […]

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National Tree Week

Green-fingered organisations in County Durham are being offered grants of up to £150 to help plant trees throughout the area. Durham County Council is offering the grants as part of National Tree Week, which aims to encourage tree planting and raise awareness of the importance of proper care and maintenance of trees. National Tree Week, […]