Robin Gordon, who lives and works in Moor Monkton, is the current editor of The Mercury. He has been a resident of the village since 1973 when he was first introduced to village life as a 9 year old boarder at Red House Preparatory School. His family eventually bought Red House and continued to run the school, Robin later returned to teach there until the school closed in 2001. Since then he has been manager of the estate, turning Red House into an equestrian centre and developing the property for residential letting. He lives in one of the cottages in the grounds with his wife and children.