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Teesdale Mercury
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Melvyn Kay Sep 15
Our hedgerows are full of blackberries for FREE plus a few cuts and bruises. Does no one pick this wonderful harvest anymore? Must we import from Guatemala at great expense.
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Teesdale Mercury 13h
This week’s paper, which includes and an eight-page Eggleston Show pullout, is out and here’s the news…
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Teesdale Mercury 15h
A 'murder of crows' circling Barnard Castle yesterday evening
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Teesdale Mercury Sep 17
"I cleared one of the air raid shelters out last year which hadn’t been touched for 70 years. It was about one foot deep with soil and animal droppings so was probably really rich in nutrients.”
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Teesdale Mercury Sep 16
As a showcase, it highlighted perfectly the versatility of The Witham auditorium.
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Teesdale Mercury Sep 16
“I was working from around 4.30am to 9.30pm and I was stressed all the time. Amanda and I hardly saw each other, never mind the children. “We both were earning a great deal of money, but we had no family life."
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Teesdale Mercury Sep 16
The 56-year-old was inspired to sacrifice her long locks after seeing her stepdaughter, Kate, who is now 24, battle cancer. Thankfully, she is now cancer-free.
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Teesdale Mercury Sep 16
"I just felt that I personally needed to do something to hopefully raise the profile of the centre. I want to help get more people into The Witham."
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Teesdale Mercury Sep 16
Durham County Council says a parish council could fund a service level agreement with the county to ensure the Stang is gritted more often.
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Teesdale Mercury Sep 16
As the Mercury went to press, £42,121 had been banked – with trustees confident the appeal will reach £50,000 in the coming days – to ensure Barnard Castle’s arts centre doors remain open.
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Oxfam Barnard Castle Sep 15
Did you spot us in the this week? Come and join our happy and growing band. There is a role for everybody with new things learned, new friends made and much money raised.
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Sari Schorr 🌻 Sep 15
Tonight we head to Durham and Mickleton Live!
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Teesdale Mercury Sep 14
"Everyone on the committee and beyond has really pulled together. We want to make this the best show anyone can remember."
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Teesdale Mercury Sep 14
The village of Hutton Magna lost 12 members of its community in the conflict including three brothers and the son of the vicar. The village chose not to install a stone memorial and opted instead to spend the £800 they raised to build a lychgate at...
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Teesdale Mercury Sep 14
Heidi, a fox that was rescued as a cub in Sunderland earlier this year before being taken to Wetheriggs Animal Centre, near Greta Bridge, is to appear on the Channel 5 show The Yorkshire Vet in the near future.
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Teesdale Mercury Sep 14
"My stepdaughter was diagnosed with leukaemia when she was 15. Her grandmother also had ovarian cancer. Other people I know have died of cancer. I was sat one day and I saw the advert for this on the TV and I said I want to do that.”
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Teesdale Mercury Sep 13
Teesdale's pot of gold, Egglestone Abbey.
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Teesdale Mercury Sep 13
She's done things for others for all these years – but superstar fundraiser Lisa Wood looked to home for her final charity effort.
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Teesdale Mercury Sep 13
Age Does Not Define Us is a collaborative exhibition from the National Innovation Centre for Ageing and The Age of No Retirement.
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Teesdale Mercury Sep 13
“At the start of this season we had lost four players from the previous year including the captain. It was such a young team that the feeling was that a mid-table finish was perhaps the best to be hoped for.”
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