The front page this week
The front page this week

This week’s Teesdale Mercury includes a free magazine and is out now... 

Here are a few of the headlines:

Bike tracks sign up to family’s safety campaign after tragic death of Thomas Brown, from Marwood.

Pictures from Christmas events across Teesdale including Barnard Castle’s switch-on, Barnard Castle Christingle service, Eggleston switch on and Bowes lights switch on.

Letters: Investor explains how he has bought the old HSBC building in Barnard Castle but is undecided what to do with it after proposals for an Italian restaurant nearby met a raft of objections.

Farm firm found not guilty of animal welfare charges after 'shocking' case.

Barnard Castle ‘overwhelmingly’ in support of Lidl proposals, says developer.

Chiefs meet opposition over plans to axe service at Richardson Hospital.

Christmas tree festival will give Winston church a lifeline.

Judicial review over lack of gritting on The Stang.

Reopening of Silver Bridge is delayed – yet again.

Calls for pedestrian crossing or school patrol after children hit by vehicle crossing road in Barnard Castle.

Nursery under new ownership.

Residents flock to open day at 400-year-old manor house in Gainford.

Plus a bumper letters page, what’s on, sport, farming, community news, Remember When and more.