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Operation targets illegal puppy traders
Published March 16, 2018 3.04pm
Two men and two women have today been arrested and six puppies have been removed as part of a major investigation into fraudulent puppy trading in County Durham.
Butcher fined for selling underweight meat
Published February 23, 2018 1.08pm
A butcher found to be selling meat under the labelled weight has been ordered to pay almost £7,000.
Gardener left £1,000 worse off thanks to photo
Published February 16, 2018 4.24pm
A gardener who got into a dispute with a couple over work he did for them was caught out with the help of a photo they took.
Pest control help for County Durham businesses
Published February 15, 2018 10.25am
Businesses in County Durham looking to tackle or avoid pest problems are being offered free help.
Fly-tipping couple hundreds of pounds worse off
Published February 01, 2018 3.25pm
A couple who left their name and address in waste they dumped at a protected site as CCTV cameras rolled have been left hundreds of pounds worse off.
Unlicensed Durham taxi driver caught operating in Gateshead
Published February 01, 2018 2.01pm
A former taxi driver who had his private hire licence suspended was caught behind the wheel of a taxi just six weeks later.
Dying to be Cool campaigners welcome Birds Eye decision
Published February 01, 2018 10.05am
Water safety campaigners in County Durham have welcomed a global food giant's decision to change a TV advert.
Tackling environmental and housing issues in Spennymoor
Published January 29, 2018 3.16pm
Environmental and housing issues in a County Durham town are to be addressed through a council initiative.
Courts close Seaham shop in first for Durham County
Published January 11, 2018 4.59pm
A shop in Seaham has been forced to close its doors for two months following reports of criminal behaviour at the premises.
Two arrested in raid on suspected illicit tobacco
Published November 07, 2016 1.22pm
Two people have been arrested and money and suspected illicit tobacco seized in a raid in County Durham.