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Teesdale Mercury 18h
Thanks Annie!
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Annie 18h
Without every week, you can’t keep up to speed locally!
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Teesdale Mercury 22h
The front page this week
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Teesdale Mercury 22h
Lidl UK has announced plans to open a supermarket in Barnard Castle, creating 60 jobs. The multi-million pound retail development at the site of the former Addisons auction house, off the A688, would also include a Home...
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Teesdale Mercury 23h
Lainey Hunt, of Barnard Castle, has been crowned World Drugs-Free Powerlifting Champion. Mrs Hunt, who is a warrant officer in the 32 Engineers based at Catterick Garrison, deadlifted 167.7kg to claim the title at a contest in Glasgow earlier this month.
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Teesdale Mercury Nov 19
Violinist Emma Fisk and guitarist James Birkett will take to the stage at Barningham Village Hall later this month for an evening of jazz Emma Fisk Jazz Violin Birkett and Fisk at Barningham Village Hall
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Teesdale Mercury Nov 19
The deer herd at Low Houselop Farm, near Tow Law, is a new venture and is an important element of the farm’s “Brexit-proofing” strategy, according to host farmer David Monkhouse who runs the site with his wife Joyce
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Teesdale Mercury Nov 19
High Force Education Primary Scitt has been ranked in the top 25 per cent of the country's initial teacher training providers by the Department for Education. The...
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Teesdale Mercury Nov 19
We were sent this absolutely stunning photo of The Bowes Museum in the mist by reader and drone flier Liam Dobinson, from Evenwood. We just had to share it! (We thought you'd like this one Paul!)
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Teesdale Mercury Nov 19
County councillors are expected to make a decision next month on whether the former St Peter's School site in Gainford can be redeveloped. The plans were submitted by Kebbell Development and included 57 residential properties
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Teesdale Mercury Nov 18
Gary and Helen Mills say there is a definite need for accommodation in Staindrop for people who attend events at the remodelled Scarth Memorial Hall or visit local attractions. Their new business is Millstone House Bed and Breakfast
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Teesdale Mercury Nov 18
Barnard Castle Town Council is organising a window dressing competition to coincide with the switch-on of this year’s Christmas tree lights at the end of the month.
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Teesdale Mercury Nov 18
Autumn 1918 finally brought the longed-for peace, but a new terror, which would kill more people worldwide than the First World War, was sweeping the country: Spanish flu. Teesdale did not escape its clutches.
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Teesdale Mercury Nov 18
Alan Toward, from Middleton-in-Teesdale, is hoping to secure a place in the GB sled for this winter’s bobsleigh world championships just three months after taking up the sport.
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Teesdale Mercury Nov 17
Barnard Castle C C celebrated their title winning campaign with a packed presentation evening
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Teesdale Mercury Nov 17
Alison’s Country Pantry stall is a familiar sight at the local agricultural shows, where there are always plenty of customers for Alison Sayer’s traditional cakes and biscuits. Reporter Wendy Short went along to her on-farm...
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Teesdale Mercury Nov 17
ALTHOUGH Gainford's bonfire night has been declared a huge success, the finger has been pointed at “outsiders” who watched the display but then walked away without giving any cash.
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Teesdale Mercury Nov 17
Top landscape photographer David Forster has earned his third successive highly commended award from the Outdoor Writers and Photographers Guild for a portfolio he collected over two years on Teesdale’s grouse moors.
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Teesdale Mercury Nov 17
A footballing double header this afternoon for next week's round-up and both games finished 4-3 – Evenwood Town defeating Wolsingham and West Auckland Town AFC defeating Whickham. Here's a couple of pics – Chris...
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Teesdale Mercury Nov 16
Stainton Village Hall was completely redecorate, just in time for a service and afternoon tea to pay tribute to the village’s First World War fallen. The...
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