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The front page

This week’s paper is out now and here are the headlines...

Dale battered by flooding as roads close.

1,200-year-old board game piece is found by dale archaeologists.

Stang protestors win gritting fight.

Councillor tries to live on £57-a-week allowance.

Plans for family science fair to foster a love of learning.

TV dancing celebs have a ball in Teesdale.

Remote Raby Estates homes to get ultra-fast broadband.

Sky’s the limit for Jennifer’s wing-walking charity stunt.

Bosses of Boho Boo call it a day.

Council tax hike of almost four per cent announced by Durham County Council along with plans to plant 10,000 trees in Teesdale

Sport – West Auckland out of the cup. Full report.

Plus letters, community news, what’s on and farming including news of Swaledale Sheep Breeders Association celebrating 100th anniversary.