Newspaper article The Journal (Newcastle, England)

Mud Trap Rescue

Newspaper article The Journal (Newcastle, England)

Mud Trap Rescue

Article excerpt

A youth had to be rescued after becoming stuck in mud on a recreation ground in County Durham.

Firefighters were called to Etherley Dene, in Bishop Auckland, after three youngsters became trapped in soggy ground on Saturday, at around 2.20pm.

Two youths managed to free themselves, but one had to be pulled out by firefighters using water recovery equipment.

Health help

A new sexual health screening and treatment service has been launched in the Durham and Chester-le-Street area.

The Monday Clinic is available to people up to the age of 25 at the Brandon Lane surgery in County Durham from 4pm-6pm each Monday.

Top of the ops

South Tyneside NHS Foundation Trust has seen a sharp decrease in the number of operations cancelled in the first three months of the year.

The trust is in the top 10% of health organisations around the country with only four operations cancelled in the quarter and all patients admitted with 28 days of their surgery being cancelled. …

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