[…] The Teesdale Mercury is a weekly newspaper sold in Teesdale in County Durham as well as in the towns of Richmond, Darlington and Bishop Auckland. The newspaper was founded in 1854 as the Teesdale Advertiser and Monthly Chronicle in Barnard Castle, where it’s still published. In 2009 it received a National Lottery grant to create a digital archive of the first hundred years of its issues. (from British Newspapers Online) […]