This week's Teesdale Mercury
This week’s paper, which includes a free magazine, is out and here are the headlines:
The developers behind plans to build homes at St Peter’s, in Gainford, say the remainder of the building should be razed to the ground. They say stories about the former borstal school’s past are tainting potential investment – last week’s parish council meeting heard that there were “harrowing” accounts.
Cricket World Cup comes to Raby – pictures.
Upset over another allotment raid in Barnard Castle.
Tributes to the community stalwart who announced his own death.
6kg Easter egg to be raffled for charity.
Free food offer to help boost the high street.
Burnt-out station master’s house in Middleton-in-Teesdale is to be demolished.
Police are ‘keeping an open mind’ over smashed windows at MP’s office.
Removing under-threat town mural would cost £100,000.
Barney Methodist Church to mark its 125th year.
Supporters will walk in memory of Andrew Tobbell.
Your chance to see a weird dale ritual…
Oxfam shop manager to pedal across Europe for a cause close to his heart.
Rural Teesdale school is simply outstanding – it’s official.
A66 death prompts fresh calls for a revamp of Ravensworth junction.
Plans to create a pilgrim walk in Teesdale.
Greater community focus for The Witham in Barnard Castle.
Plus letters, community news, farming, business news, five pages of what’s on and four pages of grassroots sport.