The front page this week
The front page this week

This week’s paper, which includes a 12-page rural life supplement, is out now and here’s the news:

Revealed: Plans for a major sports complex in Barney.

999 crews ask council chiefs to grit ‘danger road’.

Lidl plans unveiled.

Post office is back in rural village.

Scammers target dale residents.

Specsavers plan to open Barnard Castle store.

Cancer survivor will tackle 500-mile trek

Keeping social enterprise going gives a warm glow to volunteers.

Residents face 4.99 per cent council tax hike.

Town united in wish to save 1950s mural.

Lions celebrate Teesdale’s community heroes – pictures.

Walking in a winter wonderland – photos from across the dale from last week’s cold snap.

Plus letters, sport, what’s on, community news and much more.