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This week’s paper is out and comes with a free lifestyle magazine – and there’s a chance to nominate someone deserving for a free afternoon tea for two at Clarendon’s.

The headlines this week:

Fears rural areas like Teesdale will be moved into much strict restrictions despite comparatively low virus case numbers compared with the rest of the North East.

End of an era for family run garage in Middleton-in-Teesdale.

Couple take lockdown quizzes between friends to new heights – pair have entertained and delighted their pals with their hilarious mock-up photos, encouraging them to guess the movie or iconic image.

Upset over road closure in Cotherstone.

Promise of free WiFi for Barnard Castle.

Ex-pilot invokes the spirit of war heroes with sales of vodka, gin and rum.

Fears of traffic danger for Startforth due to latest A66 dualling plans.

Fright night of spooky storytelling at TCR Hub.

How this year’s Remembrance Service in Barney will go ahead with a difference.

What’s on – award for folk heroes and an interview with artist Steve Messam.

Remember When – the war years in Barnard Castle... dancing and a pint at the Bucket of Blood.

Plus letters, community news, puzzles, farm and gardens, motors, personal announcements and more.