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EXERCISE: Samantha Young

Exercise routine saves Darlington woman Samantha from major back operation

FISHY: Finding Nemo will be shown in Darlington town centre this month

Fishy movie will be shown in town

GRAND: Elm Ridge Methodist Church Darlington

Party and special service to mark preschool's closure

ENDURING: St Cuthbert's Church in Darlington still stands proud in the town centre

Darlington's lost churches inspires new book

FIGHT: Chair of Middleton St George parish council, Doris Jones

Parish council vows to fight village development plans all the way

RETIREES: From left, teacher Lesley Lister, Mary Smith, Tony Farrer, Karen Johnson, Sue Sleightholme and John Gilmore

College waves goodbye to six of the best

NOW OPEN: The mayor of Darlington, Councillor Tom Nutt, and 102-year-old Evelyn Chidgey officially open the new dementia suite at Ventress Hall care home

Darlington care home unveils new dementia suite

Tractor destroyed in barn fire

Tractor destroyed in barn fire

CLASSIC: Nemo and Dory in popular Disney film Finding Nemo

Outdoor family films to be screened in Darlington

WALK: Pupils at St. George's CofE Academy in Middleton St. George walk to school. Picture: STUART BOULTON

Heroes and villains enjoy a stroll to school

SHOW: Audiences will be treated to award-winning productions

New arts group brings award-winning theatre to town

HEARING: Newton Aycliffe Magistrates' Court

Darlington man damaged cars after taking friend's Transit van, court hears

MISSING: 11-year-old Dylan Stokes and his mother, Kelly Ucarcan  picture: SARAH CALDECOTT

Mum of disabled runaway refuses to send him back to school before 'formal investigation'

FUNDRAISER: Mark Hammond, from Darlington

Fundraising fete in aid of Darlington cancer sufferer, Mark Hammond

SPARTA: Francis Jones outside the new Sparta Security HQ on Darlington's High Northgate. Picture: STUART BOULTON.

Spartan warrior Francis Jones seeks saints to sweep the streets of crime


CRICKET: Barnard Castle's Jack Bousfield celebrates taking a catch. Picture: STUART BOULTON. (30297923)

Marske face a decisive weekend

WE'LL MEET AGAIN? Stephen Thompson on the ball during Darlington's 5-1 win at Harrogate RA last season. The teams may meet again in the FA Trophy. Picture: TIM HICKMAN

Darlington will play Mossley or Harrogate RA in FA Trophy

Darlington FC Supporters Group launches website

Darlington FC Supporters Group launches website

HIGH HOPES: Phil Turnbull believes Darlington will be challenging for the Evo-Stik Premier Division title this season. Picture: GATESHEAD FC

Turnbull: Darlington are better than some clubs in the Conference

WE MEET AGAIN: Action from Sunderland's game with Darlington last summer. The teams meet again at Heritage Park on Thursday, July 9.

Darlington cancel six friendlies

Darlington sign midfielder from Gateshead

Darlington sign midfielder from Gateshead

CRICKET: Grant Selby batting for Darlington against Barnard Castle. Picture: STUART BOULTON. (30297918)

Barney move into pole position after seeing off title-chasing Darlington

RECOVERY: Darlington's Graeme Armstrong is on the road to recovery after surgery in May to remove half of his pancreas

Darlington striker Armstrong making a good recovery

Teesside University Macmillan T20 Cup Finals Day at Seaton Carew- Marske V Stokesley. Lee Hodgson batting for Marske. Picture: TOM BANKS (29618522)

Marske out to make their most of their double chance

FITNESS FIRST: Ian Watson has been putting his Darlington team-mates through their paces this month

Darlington put fitness first ahead of return to training

LEAVING: Cameron Mitchell. Picture: CHRIS BOOTH

Mitchell leaves Mowden

END OF AN ERA: Andrew Thompson is leaving Darlington, for whom he has served for many years as groundsman and then kitman

Thompson leaves Darlington

5th One Day International between England and New Zealand at Durham ICG, Chester-le-Street. Mitchell Santner after dropping a catch (Jonny Bairstow). Picture: CHRIS BOOTH (29572400)

A summer struggle for Seaton

CRICKET: Lewis Stabler batting for Hartlepool against Barnard Castle. Picture: STUART BOULTON. (28894210)

Seaton ready to host T20 finals day

National Sport

Nick Kyrgios, pictured, has had fans covering their faces in edible spread to show their support

Serena baffled by Kyrgios fan stunt

The FA have received criticism after an ill-judged tweet

FA tweet causes controversy

Mark Sampson's England side finished third at the World Cup following Saturday night's 1-0 victory over Germany

Lionesses hope to inspire nation

Chris Froome assumed the yellow jersey in the Tour de France.

Froome claims Tour's yellow jersey

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