The front page this week
The front page this week

This week’s paper is out today and it leads with news of a bid to stop Barnard Castle’s bonfire night being held on The Demesnes.

Also making the headlines:

Tributes to former MP Derek Foster whose respect crossed the party divide.

Reward for information on blaze at Gainford allotments.

Putting Barnard Castle parish church’s heritage in focus.

Songwriter to tell his story – Steve Thompson has written for the stars.

Bus strike hits Barney.

Concern over large number of empty homes in Evenwood.

Hannah Hauxwell’s prized possessions go under the hammer.

Upset over homes plan for Butterknowle.

Warning over proposal for the historic Rokeby Hall.

Cool runnings – Evenwood pair smash their fundraising target and will now head to the Arctic.

Rokeby Farmers’ Ball – preview.

New owners of Ravensworth’s pub – interview.

Sarah Gent goes from back office at The Witham to front of stage.

£20,000 fine over pollution to beck.

Plus letters, community news, Remember When, sport, property, classified, services, motors and four pages of what’s on.