This week's front page
This week's front page

A charity which was set up by a dale couple after the loss of their baby daughter is launching a huge fundraising challenge on the anniversary of her death.

A working group has been set up by trustees at Barnard Castle's arts centre to look at how it may be able to operate once coronavirus restrictions are lifted.

Volunteers are planning virtual Meet parade this weekend – find out how you can get involved.

And speaking of the Meet, youngsters are being urged to get drawing for an art competition.

Police say closed car parks made visitor numbers to the upper dale last weekend appear higher than they were.

'Date nights' at home are proving popular with customers of a dale pub's delivery service

We've a picture special on West Auckland's truck tribute to the NHS and other carers.

Anglers were back on the banks of the Tees after restrictions on fishing were lifted.

In our two-page At Your Service feature, we catch up with The Hedgehog Bakery, in Staindrop, plus the husband and wife team glad to be back and two Barney cafes offering takeaway services.

In sport, golfers were back in the swing at Barney's course, but sailors and cricketers are having to wait a bit longer.

We look back to Barney's double VE celebration at the end of the Second World War in our Remember When feature.

Plus... Meet Evie Brenkley in What's On; have a go at this week's quiz courtesy of Bob Garton and catch up on all our readers' letters.

All this and more, only in this week's Teesdale Mercury