The front page this week
The front page this week

This week’s Teesdale Mercury:

Shock as animals beaten to death at rescue centre.

Police pay £1,700 for one grass cut – local firm would have done it for £60.

Health bosses told to halt cuts at Richardson Hospital.

Anger at £100 tourist trap.

Barney needs a new supermarket, planners told.

Wildfire warning to amorous couple.

Dismay and concern voiced over plans for 48 properties.

Counting the cash for Evenwood blaze victims.

Hundreds back bid to save village post office.

Old Well

Staff, patients and visitors celebrate 70th anniversary.

Sri Lankan stray dog vet returns to her old school to inspire kids.

Objections to Startforth speed limit changes are cast aside.

Toft Hill carnival photos.

BFG exhibition to open.

Zetland pony club – reports.

Clay pigeon shoot to be a community fundraiser.

World Cup stops play – see sport.

Plus letters, community news, farming and marts and four pages of what’s on.