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Chris Jackson meets the County Durham family devastated by a triple murder on New Year's Day. Now they're campaigning to tighten the law on who should be allowed to own a lethal weapon. And as the boundaries of the Yorkshire Dales National Park seem set for change - will parts of Cumbria join the Dales. And how do local people feel about that?

29 minutes

Last on

Mon 19 Nov 2012 19:30
BBC One North East & Cumbria only

Revolution on the racetrack

Revolution on the racetrack

A North Yorkshire woman fulfils a lifetime's ambition to get a coloured horse accepted into mainstream racing.

 

Read the full story on Chris Jackson's correspondent blog.

Horden shootings

Horden shootings

Michael Atherton, 44, shot his partner Susan McGoldrick; Alison Turnbull, her daughter Tanya then himself after a row at his Horden home on New Year's Day.

 

Atherton legally owned six weapons, including three shotguns.

 

But the Independent Police Complaints Commission (IPCC) said his violent past had not been properly investigated.

 

Read the full report on the BBC News website.

Credits

Role Contributor
Series EditorJacqui Hodgson
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