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Barnard Castle News

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

Staindrop School has been told it requires improvement by Ofsted

Staindrop School announces plans to move forward after latest Ofsted report

RACE: Children set off on The Alps Race at Barnard Castle Prep School's Centenary Fete

Barnard Castle Prep School raise funds for charity with summer fete

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

Festival of French films to be held in Barnard Castle

COOL: Brian the pig being cooled down at Thorpe Farm Centre Picture:Keith Taylor

Animals cool off at farm centre

COMEDY: Canadian star Craig Campbell will perform at the Barnard Castle Comedy Festival this weekend

Barnard Castle Comedy Festival to take place this weekend

CLOSING: Addisons Auctioneers will close next month

Barnard Castle-based auctioneers set to close

APPEAL: Police are appealing for Teesdale residents to be extra vigilant following a rise in burglaries in the area PICTURE: DAVE WOOD

Police appeal following Teesdale break-ins

RETURN: Sewing Bee host, Patrick Grant, returned to give a speech at Barnard Castle School where he was a pupil, earlier this month. PICTURE: Mark Fuller.

Sewing Bee star returns to old school in Barnard Castle

WALK: Parishioners of St Paul's Church, in Evenwood, raised £750 for the village hall with a sponsored walk

Evenwood parishioners raise funds for village hall with sponsored walk

YSL: The Yves Saint Laurent exhibition has opened at The Bowes Museum, Barnard Castle Picture: SARAH CALDECOTT

Barnard Castle's Yves Saint Laurent exhibition enjoys sell out opening weekend

WINNERS: Dinner ladies at Green Lane Primary School have won the National Catering Team of the year award pictured Audrey Guy, Lilian Carlington and Louise Robinson picture: SARAH CALDECOTT

Dinner ladies scoop national catering award

ACCIDENT: Four people were injured in an accident on A66 trans-Pennine route. Pic:Great North Air Ambulance

Elderly Durham couple critically ill after two-vehicle A66 crash

Durham Crown Court heard that concerned neighbour diffused potentially dangerous situation

Retired resident praised for her bravery confronting hatchet-wielding neighbour in street

Heart of Teesdale Landscape Partnership to host Festival of Views

MINIONS: Children dress up as minions for the annual Staindrop carnival Picture: CHRIS BOOTH

Hundreds turn out for Staindrop carnival after organisers bring it back from the brink

MUSIC: Septimus Fawcett performing at the project's 'Rooted' concert

Music at the Heart of Teesdale project calls for music memories

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

Fashionistas descend on County Durham for launch of Yves Saint Laurent exhibition

VENUE: The Witham, in Barnard Castle

Folk-singer to play at Barnard Castle

SCHEME: The Teesdale Action Partnership will launch the ‘Supporting Community Organisations Small Grants Fund’ this month

New grant scheme to be launched in Teesdale

ACCIDENT SCENE: The car involved in the collision.

Road blocked near Staindrop after car with caravan in collision

Richard III brought back to life as part of Barnard Castle's medieval weekend

SERVICE: Barnard Castle Aviation Day service picture: SARAH CALDECOTT

Annual Aviation Day in Barnard Castle a 'massive success'

BROADBAND: Advertising the fact that faster broadband has come to Staindrop are Open Reach engineer Elliot Hutchinson, Digital Durham programme director Tony Thompson, Helen Goodman MP, Head of ICT Services for Durham County Council Phil Jackman and Regio

More Teesdale residents set to feel benefits of super fast broadband

CARNIVAL: Staindrop Carnival is set to get underway this week

Staindrop Carnival to get underway this week

GUNGE: Lee Kyle

Top family comedy shows set for Barnard Castle

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