The chief executive of Teesdale District Council issued a notice:
The Rescinding of Notional Right of Way, Stainton Grove Industrial Estate.
The notice declared 'that any notional right of way across the land, marked on the attached maps, is now
rescinded. This will take effect from 9 am 4th August 2003. From the above time and date people entering this area will
be viewed as trespassers …
A note next to the map reads: 'The land within the denoted line is now a restricted area … Durham
Constabulary have been given the power (to) remove any person(s) found to be trespassing.' (210, 212, 213, 214)