Weekend Times

Celebrating 50 years of the Pennine Way with a special show

Darlington and Stockton Times: Amanda Owen will tell the story of a year in the life of her farm at Keld

10:03am Friday 27th February 2015

An exhibition opens in Hawes today celebrating 50 years of the Pennine Way. Betsy Everett reports

Countryman's Diary

So where does Wensleydale end?

Darlington and Stockton Times: The River Ure at peace as it flows through West Tanfield

10:03am Friday 27th February 2015

ONE of the regular questions that come my way is: “Where does Wensleydale end? Is it where the River Ure joins the Ouse and the Swale near Boroughbride?”

Eating Out

The Morritt, Greta Bridge

Darlington and Stockton Times: Eating Out: The Morritt

10:05am Friday 27th February 2015

VENERABLE institutions are difficult things to handle. Places that are defined by their history can be a challenge to bring into the modern age.

Top Ten Restaurants

EATING OUT TOP TEN: A new entry at number one

Darlington and Stockton Times: Eating Out: The Morritt

5:07pm Tuesday 27th January 2015

Each week Darlington & Stockton Times reviewers visit restaurants around our region, give their opinion and a mark out of 40. This is our top ten of the past year, last updated on February 27 with a new joint number one.

A Dales Life

News for readers in the Bahamas, Monaco, Worksop and other exotic places

11:08am Friday 27th February 2015

News reaches me of Dales ex-pats now living in Sweden who have this newspaper flown out first thing Friday morning and I'm forever going on about the First World War soldier who had the D&S sent out to him in the trenches.

Looking Back

Richmond, 1983

Darlington and Stockton Times: FROM OUR ARCHIVE: The procession leaves the market place for the Richmond Boundary Riding, which has been held every seven years since 1576 without a break. Denis Sanderson is leading the way in this picture from the 1983 event. The procession follows a 1

10:03am Friday 27th February 2015

The procession leaves the market place for the Richmond Boundary Riding of 1983.


Play tells story of injustice and the Shrewsbury 24

Darlington and Stockton Times: Neil Gore, left, and William Fox. Picture: Brian O'Carroll

10:03am Friday 27th February 2015

A CRITICALLY acclaimed new play based on the story of the Shrewsbury 24 and a contemporary version of a classic horror story are billed for March at the Georgian Theatre Royal in Richmond.

What's On This Weekend

Saturday March 7/Sunday March 8, 2015

Darlington and Stockton Times: CaLeGA-Photography [Carmen Lenk] (19399724)

3:36pm Monday 2nd March 2015

Six ideas for things to do this coming weekend, including music, family history and a million-strong army of monkets

• Find more events on our What's On website

In The Garden

Create garden photographs you'll want to frame

Darlington and Stockton Times: Undated Handout Photo of Clive Nicholls. See PA Feature GARDENING Gardening Column. Picture credit should read: PA Photo/Clive Nicholls. WARNING: This picture must only be used to accompany PA Feature GARDENING Gardening Column. (18911695)

10:03am Friday 27th February 2015

Ever thought about how to capture frost-covered holly, close-ups of pretty petals or swathes of woodland bulbs in fading light? Hannah Stephenson finds out about garden photography


Rare sighting of the elusive Woodcock

Darlington and Stockton Times: A Snow Bunting

10:02am Friday 19th December 2014

THE mild weather in November was not really conducive to exciting bird sightings and so continued what has been a rather disappointing autumn.

Travel Reviews

Secluded luxury in historic house on the edge of the city

Darlington and Stockton Times: LUXURIOUS: A bedroom at Jesmond Dene House, Newcastle

10:54am Friday 27th February 2015

A HISTORIC home tucked away in a leafy glade is not the typical image of a Newcastle hotel but for those searching for a haven of peace and tranquillity with all the city trappings, Jesmond Dene House offers the best of both worlds, as Lucy Richardson discovers.


Apple tarte tatin

Darlington and Stockton Times: Apple tarte tatin

10:05am Friday 27th February 2015

I CAME across this recipe for apple tarte tatin while working for Gordon Ramsay at the London Hotel in New York. It is rich in colour and flavour, an age-old recipe that is all about the method.


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