Press releases

Darlington youngsters can kick-start their careers with a free BT work placement

Apr 09, 2018 10:56 BST
​BT is on the lookout for 15 young people in Darlington who are ready to kick-start the...

Tax fraudster must repay £157,000

Tax fraudster must repay £157,000

Sep 08, 2017 10:40 BST
A Newcastle businessman, who was jailed for tax fraud, faces selling his sea front prop...

County Durham tobacco smuggler back behind bars

County Durham tobacco smuggler back behind bars

Jun 01, 2017 17:23 BST
A County Durham man has been jailed for the third time for tobacco smuggling after he w...

​Heritage Healthcare set to Make May Purple for the Stroke Association

​Heritage Healthcare set to Make May Purple for the Stroke Association

May 09, 2017 14:41 BST
Heritage Healthcare in Darlington is supporting the Stroke Association’s national aware...

​Easington septuagenarian takes on zip wire for the Stroke Association

​Easington septuagenarian takes on zip wire for the Stroke Association

Mar 28, 2017 10:49 BST
Patricia Baxter, 79, from Easington has raised over £940 for the Stroke Association aft...

​Stroke survivor takes on zip wire for the Stroke Association

​Stroke survivor takes on zip wire for the Stroke Association

Feb 13, 2017 12:13 GMT
A 20-year-old stroke survivor and mother of one, from Bishop Auckland, is preparing to ...

​Local singer pays tribute to aunt to raise funds for the Stroke Association

​Local singer pays tribute to aunt to raise funds for the Stroke Association

Feb 02, 2017 15:53 GMT
A Durham singer has recorded a song dedicated to her aunt, after she passed away follow...

​Fundraisers set to face the heat at firewalk

​Fundraisers set to face the heat at firewalk

Jan 13, 2017 14:45 GMT
The Stroke Association is calling out for thrill-seekers to walk barefoot across burnin...

​Hartlepool stroke survivor adds her voice to Lost for Words campaign

​Hartlepool stroke survivor adds her voice to Lost for Words campaign

Nov 04, 2016 09:53 GMT
Hartlepool stroke survivor Dot Guttridge, 64, is one of the hundreds of people living w...

Time’s up for luxury watch fraudster

Time’s up for luxury watch fraudster

Sep 30, 2016 14:51 BST
​A luxury watch dealer, who dodged £1.25 million in tax by falsifying import paperwork ...