Wed, 16th Apr 2014

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Who does Benefits Street benefit? Not us, say workers on a North-East street

6:00am Wednesday 16th April 2014

Darlington and Stockton Times: Dixon Street, Stockton

As London-based TV producers patrolled a North-East road trying to persuade unemployed residents to take part in a new series of the controversial Benefits Street programme, Chris Webber talked to the street’s hard-working people.

Football club press officer sparks fresh row with Facebook 'joke' about Northern League officials

6:00am Wednesday 16th April 2014

Darlington and Stockton Times: Apology: Ricky Butler

A FOOTBALL club whose press officer labelled officials of an amateur league as morons has been charged with bringing the league into disrepute.

463% rise in North-East foodbank users in just 12 months

12:10am Wednesday 16th April 2014

Darlington and Stockton Times: The Right Reverend Justin Welby, left, packs a parcel with Alan Bell, centre, of Emmanuel Church and helper Peter MacLellan

DOZENS of bishops and hundreds of faith leaders including the Bishop of Durham will today (Wednesday, April 16) demand the Government take urgent action to tackle the growing food crisis engulfing the UK.

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Sport

Karanka feels strong finish will set Middlesbrough up for next season

7:00am Wednesday 16th April 2014

Darlington and Stockton Times: Aitor Karanka at Vicarage Road today. Picture: Action Images

AITOR KARANKA claims Middlesbrough's strong finish to the current campaign will give them the best possible chance of succeeding next season – whether they make it to the play-offs or not.

Momentum is vital for Darlington

9:00am Tuesday 15th April 2014

Darlington and Stockton Times: ACHIEVING HIS GOALS: Martin Gray

With three league games to play, Darlington manager Martin Gray admits building momentum to take into the play-offs is crucial to Quakers' promotion hopes.

Sign me up - contract hopes for keeper Konstantopoulos after stellar Middlesbrough form

7:00am Tuesday 15th April 2014

Darlington and Stockton Times: OUT OF CONTRACT: Boro keeper Konstantopoulos

DIMI KONSTANTOPOULOS hopes that his fine form for Middlesbrough will earn him a new contract at the end of the season.

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Business

Solicitors’ group opens new office in Darlington

2:00pm Friday 11th April 2014

Darlington and Stockton Times: WELCOME: Chris Newton, left, group managing director, and Gareth Jones who has joined as a partner and head of the new Darlington office

A SUCCESSFUL solicitors’ group has opened a new office in Darlington.

Producer to mark milestone

1:59pm Friday 11th April 2014

AN AWARD-WINNING food shop and cafe will celebrate its best-selling product on Easter Saturday.

Northern family businesses on shortlist for awards

1:58pm Friday 11th April 2014

Darlington and Stockton Times: NOMINATED: Ian and Lesley Buxton, of Yorvale, have been shortlisted in the small business category of the Red Ribbon Awards

TWO family-run businesses have been shortlisted in a national awards scheme.

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