Fri, 25th Apr 2014

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Agoraphobic grandmother conquers 47 years of phobia to witness grandson's honour

6:00am Friday 25th April 2014

Darlington and Stockton Times: BEM recipient Kevin Nicholson gives his grandma Pat Cooper after the medal-giving ceremony at Firthmoor Community Centre yesterday.

A PENSIONER who has barely been outside for almost half a century last night (Thursday, April 24) told how she conquered her agoraphobia to see her grandson receive a Royal honour.

Teaching hopes over for man who exposed himself to his neighbours

6:00am Friday 25th April 2014

Darlington and Stockton Times: COURT CASE: Andrew Beasley

A FORMER teacher who was accused of regularly parading naked in his front window in full view of neighbours and passers-by could face a jail sentence after he was convicted of three counts of exposure.

Jazz evening kicks off annual arts festival

9:00pm Thursday 24th April 2014

Darlington and Stockton Times: LAST-MINUTE arrangements are being made for an arts festival which starts on Thursday (April 24) and runs throughout May.

MUSICIANS from across the country are descending on a North-East town for its third annual jazz festival.

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Sport

Karanka's taste of English football could alter Boro transfer plans

7:00am Friday 25th April 2014

AFTER experiencing the full force of the Championship in his first six months in charge at the Riverside Stadium, Aitor Karanka is ready to have a rethink when it comes to Middlesbrough’s recruitment plans.

Darlington defender Hunter could play higher

9:00am Thursday 24th April 2014

Darlington and Stockton Times: NEW SIGNING: Chris Hunter

After a highly impressive first season with Darlington, Chris Hunter has displayed the potential to play higher up the football ladder.

Dimi insists Karanka has proven he is the right man to lead Boro

6:00am Thursday 24th April 2014

Darlington and Stockton Times: WELL SAVED: Brighton’s Jesse Lingard and Jake Forster-Caskey are denied by Middlesbrough goalkeeper Dimi Konstantopoulos

AITOR KARANKA has been told not to blame himself for Middlesbrough's inability to rise to the occasion this week, with Dimi Konstantopoulos claiming the Spanish boss is ideal to lead the club to more exciting times next season.

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Business

Life-saving monitors are shortlisted for top awards

3:23pm Wednesday 23rd April 2014

A STOKESLEY company’s life-saving new product has instantly been shortlisted for an award that champions “World Class Science”.

Shoe retailer marches on with a 33rd branch

3:23pm Wednesday 23rd April 2014

Darlington and Stockton Times: BEST FOOT FORWARD: Managing director Charles Clinkard

AN AWARD-WINNING Stockton footwear retailer has just opened its 33rd branch as it continues to expand throughout the UK.

Pie company looks forward to selling at specialist food fair

3:22pm Wednesday 23rd April 2014

AN award-winning food company hopes to introduce more people to its ranges at the Great North Gluten-Free Fair.

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