In the headlines this week..
Making the news in this week's paper:
A lack of charging points for electric vehicles was highlighted at Etherley parish meeting
Barnard Castle's Meet parade was held... in miniature
Abandoned raised beds which were formerly part of Barnard Castle's Veg Out scheme are being removed and the remaining plants moved to a popular picnic site
The owners of a Barney Bistro's hunt for bigger premises has ended with their move into a former town centre pub
The name of a Second World War serviceman missing from Middleton-in-Teesdale's war memorial will be added in time for the monument's centenery in October
Selset reservoir is to be closed to allow improvement work
In What's On, Dalton Amateur Dramatics Society have a go at this week's Q&A feature; it'll be panto time at The Witham and Barningham Village Hall is looking forward to welcoming the Highlights Rural Touring Scheme
In sport, young sailor Toby Waggett has been selected for the UK team at the Irish National Championships in August; there's a full cricket round up and all the latest from Barney golf club
Plus... Bob Garton's weekly brainteasers, farming, job vacancies, readers' letters, family notices and more... all in this week's paper, which is out now.