In the Gusher this week

All the latest local news, including:

– Cruelty beyond belief as dog stabbed and left to die

– Council’s £114k credit card bill

– Schools bid for academy status

– Money could be thrown away on WaterSpace project

– Challenging climb for lung cancer survivor

– Photos from the Crick Boat Show

– SPORT: Fuller’s pledge for new season

– WIN: Family tickets for bowling

Plus, all the latest property, jobs and motors.