This week's Teesdale Mercury
This week’s paper is out and here’s what’s making the news…
Relief as ‘ill conceived and ill thought out’ cycle event is called off – farmers were planning to block the route with tractors.
Ofsted praises turnaround at the now “outstanding” Teesdale School.
Landmark Teesdale bridge to close again.
Gainford bonfire night in doubt due to “abuse”.
Cases of whooping cough causing concern.
Spielberg’s film crews leave battle scars on the landscape.
Fitness friends work out charity hill climb.
Joy as plans for 210 homes rejected in Startforth.
Cotherstone primary school charity challenge – picture.
Warning to youths in Cockfield.
Montalbo pupils step out for dance fest – picture.
Duo plan traditional twist for The Three Tuns, in Eggleston.
Toft Hill fete – photo special.
Plus letters, community news, Remember When, farming, arts and what’s on, and four pages of sport.