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The Big Little Gig welcomed guests as young as two weeks old to enjoy a traditional ceilidh band. Picture: Andy McDonald.

Generations of music lovers enjoy family-friendly gig

The Ven Nick Barker at Holy Trinity, Darlington. Picture by Keith Blundy

Year of events will celebrate historic Darlington church's renovation

Bereaved families can plant snowdrops in remembrance of loved ones at annual walk

Bereaved families can plant snowdrops in remembrance of loved ones at annual walk

STEPPING DOWN: Dave Mills (left) with Martin Jesper

Dave Mills to step down as director from Darlington FC

Marjorie Pearson with the offending chicken. Picture: NORTH NEWS

This isn't just disgusting, this is M&S disgusting: Darlington grandmother's horror at finding waste matter in roast-in-bag chicken

Darlington's Matt Corner (front) is playing the lead role of Frankie Valli in the West End production of Jersey Boys

Darlington actor takes North East to West End

Age UK Darlington's Gillian Peel said cold homes and poor heating were huge issues in the borough

Elderly urged not to shiver in silence

The Dolphin Centre, in Darlington

NHS to ask Darlington people for their views on health services

JOBS: Work is nearing completion on the Feethams Darlington development

Darlington Cares signs up latest member

Sergeant Grant McTaggart is raising money for charity by running the equivalent of six marathons in six days

Cop runs world's toughest race six months after cancer scare

Flight lieutenant Rachel Mason received the Lord Lieutenant's Certificate for Meritorious Service

Darlington volunteers win prestigious military awards

Inspector Caroline Dawson is exploring changes to PACT meetings in Darlington Picture:SARAH CALDECOTT.

PACT changes could see police officers visit pubs, parks and community groups instead of 'quiet village halls', says Darlington inspector

VOTE: If you are not registered to vote you cannot have your say

Residents urged to register to vote

DISBELIEF: Anastasia Prest

Novice biker abandoned by examiner during motorcycle test

Darlington and District Soroptimist club members Dorothy Thomson (left) and Brenda Stokoe (right) present Darlington Borough Council leader, Councillor Bill Dixon, with a framed photograph of two of the 31 new toilets in Nepal and Uganda.

Toilet twinners flushed with success

Maura Regan receives her Citizen of the Year trophy from Darlington mayor Tom Nutt at last year's Best of Darlington awards. Picture: STUART BOULTON

Nominations open for Best of Darlington awards


Darlington Mowden Park v Wharfedale at the Northern Echo Arena, Darlington in National League One. Matthew Walsh of Darlington Mowden Park scores during the first half. (54994673)

Can Mowden make it 11 in a row?

Matt Walsh scores for Darlington Mowden Park against Wharfedale last Saturday – Picture: CHRIS BOOTH

Mowden Park make it ten wins in a row

Darlington Mowden Park's Rob Conquest has been called up to the England Counties squad

Darlington Mowden Park duo secure international call-up

Matt Walsh crosses for Darlington Mowden Park's first try in their 36-26 win over Wharfedale

Local Rugby Round-Up: It's ten in a row as Mowden motor on

Jamie Barnard crosses for a try as Darlington Mowden Park beat Ampthill & District last weekend

Darlington Mowden Park confirm their ambition after banishing post-World Cup blues

Warren Seals, seen here scoring on his Mowden Park debut against Richmond in November, landed five of seven conversions in the 45-29 win over Ampthill last Saturday

Mowden Park juggernaut rolls on with thrilling win over Ampthill

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Why Parling has had his day with England

North-East rugby round-up

North-East Rugby Round-Up: Returning heroes key to Blaydon’s survival

The Northern Echo Arena, home of Darlington Mowden Park RFC

Darlington Mowden Park 45 Ampthill 29: Mowden hold on to make it nine in a row

Darlington Mowden Park v Rosslyn Park at the Northern Echo Arena in Darlington. Morden's Robert Conquest wins the ball at a lineout. Picture: CHRIS BOOTH (53438215)

Mowden opt for youth

Mowden Park captain Gareth Nesbit, seen here in the match against Rosslyn Park at the Northern Echo Arena earlier this month, hopes to be fit to play against Ampthill tomorrow – Picture: CHRIS BOOTH

Mowden Park hope to have Nesbit available for tough Ampthill test

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Skipper Nesbit helping Mowden to pack a punch

MATCH POSTPONED: There will be no game today at The Northern Echo

Frozen pitches at Mowden and Blaydon

Free day: Mowden Park

Mowden's game is frozen off

National Sport

Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning only threw for 141 yards in Super Bowl 50

Peyton Manning to take time on retirement decision after second Super Bowl win

Eoin Morgan, left, slammed the door shut on Kevin Pietersen being selected for England's ICC World Twenty20 squad

Eoin Morgan rules out Kevin Pietersen making T20 return for England

A Q&A with Liverpool managing director Ian Ayre has been cancelled

Jurgen Klopp says Liverpool want to find solution to ticket prices row

Talks over a takeover of Everton have progressed

Everton move closer to takeover as US group holds further talks

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