Houghton-le-Spring


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Houghton-le-Spring

(hō`tən-lə-sprĭng, hou`–), town (1991 pop. 35,337), Sunderland metropolitan district, NE England. Once a coal mining center, it is now a market town.

Houghton-le-Spring

a town in N England, in Sunderland unitary authority, Tyne and Wear: coal-mining. Pop.: 36 746 (2001)
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Karl Bown, 23, of Marlowe Place, Houghton-le-Spring, who had two previous convictions for offences relating to waste crime, pleaded guilty to illegally depositing waste.
This diversion also means the connections between Silksworth and Houghton-le-Spring are maintained.
Luke, from East Rainton in Houghton-le-Spring, joins the company after gaining experience in engineering, retail sales and food manufacturing.
The Houghton-le-Spring bill is topped by Jason Booth (35-5) who challenges for (32-1) Canadian Steve Molitor's IBF world super-bantamweight crown.
" Mike Greener, England Golf Club Support Officer for Durham, said: "Houghton-le-Spring GC are so committed to being relevant to the community and up to date with all their policies and procedures."
1PM, North East Branch, 8th Army Veteran's Association, Queen's Head, Newbottle, Houghton-le-Spring.
Darren Wilkinson went to the home of 75-year-old Mary Hornsby in Cedarwood, Houghton-le-Spring on March 12.
Elliot Gowland, 36, of Houghton-le-Spring, who works in manufacturing, said: "Only Fools And Horses.
The 35-year-old of Sidlings Place, Houghton-le-Spring, was sentenced to three years and four months in jail at Durham Crown Court on Wednesday, after being found guilty of one count of burglary following a trial.
The burglary is believed to have taken place between 3.15pm and 6.40pm on Tuesday on Success Road in Houghton-le-Spring.
Prosecutor Kevin Wardlaw told Newcastle Crown Court Ayre broke into the house, on Shields Place, in Houghton-le-Spring, last October, stealing building equipment worth [pounds sterling]500.