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SERVICE: The team from the National Citizen Service that spruced up The Forum. From left, Joe Passman, Caitlin Bateman, Brandon Slatter, Sam Boulton, Nathan Freemantle, Callum Kirkpatrick, Sol Betiku and Bethany Saint. Picture: STUART BOULTON

Popular Darlington music venue rocks a new look

PRESERVED: The banner of the Bishop Auckland Branch of the National Union of Railwaymen

Historic railway banner to go on display to complement anniversary celebrations

BLAZE: A fire damaged Carmel Medical Practice on Nunnery Lane in Darlington. Picture: CHRIS BOOTH

Investigations continue into suspected arson attacks in Darlington

STILL SMILING: Caroline Simpson receiving treatment in hospital

Brave cancer battler to tackle Great North Run months after surgery

TASTY: Only the best appear in The Good Food Guide

Read which of the region's restaurants have made it into The Good Food Guide 2016

HELP: Beanstalk volunteers can help children reach their reading potential

Reading support wanted for children

OFFICIAL: The opening of Dolly Mama boutique on Grange Road in Darlington. Outside the store are assistant manager Emma Coates, owner/designer Louise McNaughton, blogger Gina Box and owner Anna Caygill. Picture: CHRIS BOOTH

Fashion designer and popular blogger help to launch new Darlington boutique

VOTE: Residents could miss out on the chance to vote if they are not on the Electoral Register

Residents urged not to miss out on the chance to vote


Bat walks taking place across Darlington

RECOVERY: Thomas Atherton, 12 enjoying the sailing trip

Inspirational trip for brave Thomas

WINNERS: Women's rugby is increasing in popularity

Project launches in Darlington to get more women into rugby

INVESTIGATION: Mowden Hall in Darlington, where the investigation was centred. Picture: CHRIS BOOTH

Darlington woman arrested after claims that £365,000 was plundered from teachers' pension pot

TRIBUTE: The gloves to be worn by David Stockdale

Former Darlington goalkeeper's gloves tribute to Shoreham air show tragedy victims

LAW: Contact the police if you think you have been targeted by a bogus caller

Bogus caller in Darlington aroused suspicion

ROADWORKS: A diversion will be in place

Motorists warned of Darlington road closure on bank holiday Sunday and Monday

NOVEL FUN: Adiah and Bobbi Kaur-Whale playing in the sand pit

All the fun of the beach comes to Darlington Library

CHEQUE: Warwick Brindle, Rockliffe Hall's chairman, with Denis Pinnegar from All Saint's Church.

Five star resort gives boiler boost to historic church

TOWER: Artist Olivier Grossetête with a cardboard construction he created for the Glastonbury Festival

Five-storey high cardboard box tower to be erected in Darlington Market Square

ART: Darlington artist John Dunne explores social problems picture: SARAH CALDECOTT

Mental health, addiction, homelessness: society's ills explored by Darlington artist

HOME: Sparky who is longing for a special forever family to give him the love and care he needs, is pictured with canine carer James Bannister.

Arthritic Sparky needs a home with an extra comfy sofa

FRAUD: Darlington Police warned against lottery scammers

Police warning against lottery scammers

FAREWELL: The Vulcan Bomber was due to appear at Skylive before its retirement next year

SkyLive organisers counter claims from angry airshow ticket holders

HONOURED: Ken Barron celebrates both his 90th birthday and the receiving of a Russian war medal at the Riverside View Care Home on Hutton Avenue in Darlington where he is a resident. Picture: CHRIS BOOTH (36820834)

Veteran marks 90th birthday with Arctic Convoys medal from Vladimir Putin

BALLOON: Thousands turn out for a balloon release at Hurworth School in memory of Mr Mac picture: SARAH CALDECOTT.

Mr Mac's tribute balloon floats to Devon

TALENT: Katie Coleman is a contestant on this year's X Factor

Darlington singer Katie Coleman is an X Factor hopeful

POP-UP: Small independent businesses to set-up shop in Darlington station pictured Jennifer Wheelan, from The Unicorn Tree shop with Caroline Wilson Community responsibility and engagement manager for Virgin Trains and Dennis Middleton Duty station manage

Darlington station shows it means business

The Vulcan was due to appear at this weekend's airshow

Durham Tees Valley airshow postponed for nine months after Shoreham tragedy

CYCLE: A visitor makes juice while he pedals at the Local Motion Mega Festival in Darlington. Picture: STUART BOULTON. (36687830)

Bike festival moves up a gear

MAGIC: Daniel Taylor, co-writer and lead in The Tommy Cooper Show which is being staged at Darlington's Civic Theatre. Picture: CHRIS BOOTH

Legendary entertainer's magic lives on in The Tommy Cooper Show

POPULAR: Kyle Hull

Kyle Hull death inquest branded 'a shambles' after police send wrong officer to hearing

NOT INCLUDED: Roadworks on the A1(M) at Scotch Corner will remain in place during the Bank Holiday weekend

More than 80 miles of North-East roadworks to be removed ahead of Bank Holiday getaway rush

FRAUD: Brendan Durran plead guilty to fraud at Newton Aycliffe Magistrates' Court today

'Sad man' tried to pick up women by using his girlfriend's credit card to fund online dating obsession

BOXING: Les Langley will take part in a charity boxing event in October. Picture: STUART BOULTON

Most well-groomed man in Britain putting award-winning features on the line in charity boxing match

OPERA: Darlington Civic Theatre

Bolshoi Theatre star to guest perform in Darlington

GIG: Blues club anniversary to be celebrated atThe Forum, Darlington.

Blues club set to rock n roll into its 20th year

CIRCUS: Clown Emilion Delbosq in the Circus Funtasia big top in Darlington. Emilion's family have been circus performers for 10 generations. Picture: STUART BOULTON.

Circus Funtasia rolls into town

BURGLARY SCENE: South Terrace, Darlington. Picture: Google Street View

Darlington men in court charged with raiding dead woman's house

AFTERMATH: Emergency services at the scene of the Shoreham air show crash which claimed the lives of at least 11 people

Air show goes on as organisers make safety pledge following Shoreham tragedy

HONOURED: Douglas Sayles. Picture: CHRIS BOOTH

'I saw thousands killed, I still see them': Veteran relives WW2 after receiving Arctic Convoys medal

MEDITATION: Vicky Clark takes a drum meditation class during a mental health awareness day in Darlington's South Park. Picture: STUART BOULTON. (36550963)

A day in the park to combat stress

TOURS: Darlington Civic Theatre.

History buffs invited to explore Darlington's iconic Civic Theatre

SHOW: Stagecoach Darlington members on stage in Newcastle

Darlington performing arts youngsters take to the stage in Darlington

CHECK: PDSA vet nurses will check the wellbeing of your dog

Free PDSA wellbeing checks for dogs in Darlington

HERITAGE: St Cuthbert's Church, Darlington

Darlington church throws open its doors to celebrate past renovation and ongoing work

COURSE: Reverend Mark East

Got questions about life? Darlington course may provide some answers

TOURS: Katherine Williamson, local studies and reference librarian, with some of the maps and treasures in the basement that visitors can see during the tour

Behind the scenes look at 130 years of library service

PEDAL POWER: Participants at a previous cycling festival

Darlington: Get on yer bikes for annual celebration of cycling

SHOW: Anna Preston and Olly Flynn, both three, at Middleton St George Allotments and Gardens Association Flower and Vegetable Show. Picture: SARAH CALDECOTT

Best of British produce on display at allotment open day and vegetable show

ENCOUNTERS: The photographers' capture moments they want people to wonder about

Photography exhibition at Darlington invites visitors to share their work online

INVESTIGATION: Philippa Langley with a facial reconstruction of Richard III. The Darlington-raised historian and screenwriter has announced her next project – an examination of the Princes in the Tower mystery

Darlington-raised Philippa Langley set for more digging into history


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