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Barnard Castle News

EXHIBITING: Anne Mason, Colleen and Chris Moss, Stuart Short, Malcolm Short and Helen Howard

Line-up of Teesdale artists for free summer show

SING: Helen Goodman MP sings along at the Singing for the Brain session at Barnard Castle Methodist Church. Picture: STUART BOULTON. (36945798)

Bishop Auckland MP sings heart out for Alzheimer's Society

VISIT: From left to right: Nabil Nayaland, Roland Klein, David Sassoon and Joyce Khedoory

Fashion designers visit YSL exhibition in Barnard Castle

WALK: Hazley Hush was created as a result of 18th century open cast mining

Woodland sculptures and guided walks on offer at Weardale museum

ASSAULT: Attack on officer took place as inmate Nathan Miller was being returned to his cell at Deerbolt Young Offenders' Institution, near Barnard Castle.

Young inmate who attacked prison officer to be assessed for "dangerousness"

YSL: The Yves Saint Laurent exhibition opens at Bowes Museum, Barnard Castle picture: SARAH CALDECOTT

'The best I have ever seen' - Bowes Museum's YSL exhibition praised by leading art critic

HISTORIC: Deepdale Aqueduct in Barnard Castle Picture: KEN LEE

Essential maintenance work will ensure safety of historic aqueduct for years to come

JOB: Store manager Vicky Stephenson with her new recruit Holly Wilkinson. Remploy’s Nathan Malley looks on.

Job dream comes true for Holly

Albion passes St Mary Magdalene, Trimdon

Family steaming across country - in 100-year-old engine with top speed of 15mph

CRASH: The scene of the accident at Nenthead, near Alston, Cumbria

Durham pensioner airlifted to hospital after car crashes into field in Cumbria

SANCTUARY: A youngster feeds a donkey at Wetheriggs Picture:Keith Taylor

Teesdale animal sanctuary invites youngsters to be keepers for a day

CHARITY: The Bay Horse pub, Manor Street in Evenwood, Bishop Auckland will host a fund-raising event on Friday (August 21)

Pub fire-walkers raise awareness of children's cancer charity

RACE: Steven Thompson with his six-year-old son Jack who has cystic fibrosis Picture: STUART BOULTON

Durham family plan 'crazy' caravan race to fight cystic fibrosis

REMODELLING: Work is underway transforming the back of the church into more user friendly spaces for worship and community

Middleton's church development takes shape

ACCUSED: Kayak instructor Christopher Hackett pictured leaving court after a recent hearing Picture: STUART BOULTON.

Kayak instructor in court over alleged health and safety breaches relating to fatal accident on Tees

RIOT: Prison officers with riot shields pictured outside Deebolt YOI.

Trio in court over Deerbolt riot

ANNIVERSARY: Hamsterley WI held a garden party today to celebrate its 90th birthday and the WI's national centenary year  Picture: SARAH CALDECOTT

Hamsterley Women's Institute celebrates its 90th anniversary in the WI's centenary year

SHEEP: Skipping races, part of a family fun day at the Moorcock Inn, Eggleston pictured Heather Rawnsley 13 picture: SARAH CALDECOTT

Crowds flock to Teesdale Sheep Grand National

HONOUR: Joe Swinbank, 99, is made honourary freeman of Barnard Castle by the town's mayor, Councillor Sandra Moorhouse

War veteran made honourary freeman of Barnard Castle

STOLEN: The Triumph Bonneville which was stolen from Whorlton, along with a Triumph Trophy

£1,000 - Reward after classic Triumph bikes stolen from Barnard Castle

RUGBY: Rob Andrew (RFU Director of Elite Rugby) and Rory Underwood (England try scorer) with Jason Leonard (RFU President & England record cap holder). Joined by current Barnard Castle School rugby players (L-R) Jemimah Osborne, Marc Todd, Guy Pepper, Luc

Rugby stars return to school with rugby world cup

ART: The two artists have been commisioned by Artworks in Teesdale

Two artists commissioned to mark Teesdale views

BRASS: Durham Constabulary brass band play at Scar Top, Barnard Castle  Picture: IAN HAMILTON

Police brass band plays at Barnard Castle

DREAMS: Alan Toward, 22, has dreams of making it onto the 2020 Olympic GB team

Middleton-in-Teesdale student hopes to fulfill Olympic dreams

CONCERNS: Residents have concerns about the plans for Hill Top Farm, pictured here from St Andrews Church, in Winston.

Winston residents object to recycling plant plans

TRAIL: 9-year-old Emily Moore on the new Hamsterley Play Trail. Picture: STUART BOULTON.

Hamsterley Forest opens new adventure trail

REUNITED: Harry Maddison and Councillor Gary Marshall at Moira Jones' grave

Deceased Barnard Castle family to be reunited thanks to Good Samaritan

REPTILES: An adder in the North York Moors

Learn more about reptiles and snakes in Teesdale

VOLUNTEER: 14-year-old Sam with volunteer animal keeper Stephen Wilkinson at Thorpe Farm. PICTURE: KEITH TAYLOR

Animal sanctuary launches summer programme

TRAGEDY: Father-of-two, Andrew Pullan, who died after a kayaking accident on the River Tees

Kayaking instructor in court following fatal River Tees expedition

Poacher found by Barnard Castle farmer thought he could evade prosecution because he was caught empty handed

WALK: Ian Thurman will be taking on the 300-mile challenge walking from The Strathmore Arms, in Holwick, to the only other pub of that name, in Hertfordshire

Walker to take on a 300 mile charity ‘saunter’ to find his pub's Teesdale twin

INQUEST: Marc Anthony Noel, who died on May 29

Cockfield teenager died from multiple injuries caused by A688 car crash, coroner confirms

RIOT: Officers with riot shields pictured outside Deerbolt on the evening of the disturbance. Picture: STUART BOULTON

Trio are accused of mutiny at Deerbolt YOI in Barnard Castle

A66 closed following three car collision PICTURE: David Coates

21-year-old seriously injured in four-car crash on A66

COURT: Northallerton Magistrates' Court

Woman spared disqualification after Dales road crash


Children invited to find the Gruffalo in Barnard Castle

BUSK: Barnard Castle hosted its annual busk pictured Harry King picture: SARAH CALDECOTT

Buskers perform in Barnard Castle

APPEAL: Police are appealing for information after Woodland Post Office was burgled this morning (July 27)

Police appeal for information after Woodland Post Office burglary

Appeal after burglars target home of man in his 90s in Barnard Castle

Appeal after burglars target home of man in his 90s in Barnard Castle

FUNDRAISING: Charlee's Angels Foundation volunteers at a previous charity parachute at Teesside Airport. From left Russel Newton, Craig Knott, Jessi Stephenson and Linzi Heslop Picture: ANDY LAMB

Mum to tackle Great North Run to educate parents about shaken baby syndrome

APPEAL: Middleton-in-Teesdale Carnival committee members are appealing for new members amid fears they might be forced to cancel the event next year

Middleton-in-Teesdale Carnival organisers appeal for members amid fears 2015 could be final year

RECOGNITION: Joe Swinbank will be made Honourary Freeman of Barnard Castle on August 4 Picture: CHRIS BOOTH

Barnard Castle war veteran to be made honourary freeman

TRAIL: A mayfly sculpture on the cold-blooded and spineless sculpture trail near Low Force. Picture: STUART BOULTON. (32879001)

New nature trail launched in Teesdale

CLASSIC: Hundreds of classic cars are expected to be on show at the 21st Raby Castle Classic Vehicle Show

Hundreds of classic cars set to return to Raby Castle

WHEELS: Teesdale School in Barnard Castle gives able body youths the chance to have a go at wheelchair basketball as part of their summer programme. Picture: CHRIS BOOTH

Teesdale youngsters slam dunk their way up to secondary school

APPEARANCE: Joshua Carr appeared before Peterlee Magistrates today PICTURE: DAVID WOOD

Man accused of maliciously wounding another in Barnard Castle set to appear at crown court

COMEDY: Alex Horne performed as part of the Barnard Castle Comedy Festival on Saturday (July 18) PICTURE: Tom Stanier

Hundreds turn out for Barnard Castle's first comedy festival

WINNERS: Startforth C.E. Primary School children with their end of year prizes PICTURE: KATIE RICHARDSON

Startforth C.E. Primary School children finish year on a high with awards ceremony

KNIT: Barnard Castle Methodist Church have put on a display of knitted bibles pictured volunteers Anne Knox and Brenda Hunter picture: SARAH CALDECOTT (32605562)

The knit-ivity and other bible tales

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