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CRIME and safety teams met with residents yesterday to discover which issues and areas of their neighbourhood need targeting in a clean-up operation.
A CARE home for older people has been extended with a specialist dementia nursing unit. Newton Aycliffe Town Mayor George Gray officially opened the facility at Aycliffe Care Centre, in Newton Ay - cliffe. The home, which is owned by Southern Cross, was established 16 years ago.
VOTES were being counted last night as The Northern Echo went to press in a byelection that could see the British National Party (BNP) win its first seat in the region.
By Catherine Priestley A STRIKING piece of public art that will stand at the entrance of one of the region?s biggest business parks has begun to take shape. The 16-metre steel structure is intended to become a landmark on the edge of Aycliffe Business Park, in Newton Aycliffe, County Durham.
By Catherine Priestley PARENTS whose children would attend a proposed new school if two merge have been airing their hopes and fears about the plan.
By Chris Fay A DEVELOPER hoping to build one of the region's most ecofriendly housing estates was refused planning permission, yesterday. Yuill Homes applied to build up to 400 homes in Newton Aycliffe, between Greenfield Way, Middridge Road and the Cobblers Hall estate.
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