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Approval given for 120 homes in Spennymoor on DurhamGate site

5:53pm Thursday 17th April 2014

The Advertiser Series: County council approves plans for 120 homes in Spennymoor

PROPOSALS to build 120 dwellings on one of the North-East’s largest building sites have been supported after claims the plan would boost the area.

Hundreds sign petition demanding all housing decisions are delayed

3:56pm Thursday 17th April 2014

The Advertiser Series: Nominations are being sought to find the unsung heroes of Sedgefield in County Durham

A PETITION demanding all decisions relating to future housing in Sedgefield are postponed has been handed over to Durham County Council.

Couple who met through babysitting celebrate their diamond wedding anniversary in Ferryhill

4:28pm Thursday 17th April 2014

The Advertiser Series: Ken and Sylvia Spencer celebrate their diamond wedding anniversary

A DIAMOND couple who met through babysitting are celebrating their 60th wedding anniversary.

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Sport

Newcastle Press Conference Update: Pardew insists Ben Arfa has a St James' Park future

1:50pm Thursday 17th April 2014

The Advertiser Series: COME IN NUMBER TEN: Newcastle fans are clamouring for the return of Hatem Ben Arfa to the team but manager Alan Pardew is far from convinced that the midfielder deserves a starting berth

ALAN PARDEW insists Hatem Ben Arfa still has a future at Newcastle United, and claims his recent talks with the French midfielder have been nothing out of the ordinary.

Pools hoping bumper crowd can cheer team to safety

8:00am Thursday 17th April 2014

The Advertiser Series: NO PANIC: Colin Cooper

HARTLEPOOL UNITED and Colin Cooper are hoping Victoria Park on Monday will be a happy and content place.

Smallwood confident he still has a Riverside future after Middlesbrough extend his deal

7:00am Thursday 17th April 2014

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RICHIE SMALLWOOD is ready to fight for a place in Middlesbrough's first team next season after revealing the club have taken up the option of extending his contract to 2015.

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Business

Airport publishes blueprint for long-term survival

3:51pm Thursday 17th April 2014

The Advertiser Series: Durham Tees Valley Airport chiefs hope the Government will approve their latest funding bid

A RESCUE plan to ensure the survival of a North-East airport has been published, as passenger numbers on key routes start to rise.

Pump firm goes global

11:02am Thursday 17th April 2014

The Advertiser Series: Alan Roberts expects turnover at C&A Pumps and Engineering Ltd to double next year

AN AWARD-WINNING engineering company is branching out across the globe after teaming up with one of the world's leading pump manufacturers.

Co-op Group announces £2.5bn losses

9:28am Thursday 17th April 2014

The Advertiser Series: The store is due to open by the end of April

THE Co-operative Group has announced losses of £2.5bn for 2013, marking the worst losses in the group's 150-year history.

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