Concern for mother and two missing children

The Northern Echo: MISSING MOTHER: Yoon Jin Jong

7:05pm Friday 25th July 2014

CLEVELAND Police have issued an urgent appeal for help in locating a mother and her two missing children

Search ongoing for man who has gone missing without medication

5:57pm Friday 25th July 2014

POLICE are still searching for a 25-year-old vulnerable man who has gone missing without medication.

Kind youngsters get red carpet treatment at Super Sibling awards

The Northern Echo: : Special guests Willie Thorne (back left) and Steven Arnold (back right) join event organisers Lynne and Ian Lawrence and award winners Daisy Hodkinson (9, front left), Anna (6) and Thomas (8) Slyderink, Libby Sanderson (8), Zach Charlton (8) and Ruby Bu

4:52pm Friday 25th July 2014

A ‘SUPER sibling’ event has been held in memory of a loving big sister on the day after what would have been her 25th birthday.

Champion cyclist 'Super Sid' awarded honorary doctorate

The Northern Echo: 'SUPER SID': Sid Barras winning a race in 1982.

4:43pm Friday 25th July 2014

A MIDDLESBROUGH-born cyclist who once beat road racing legend Eddy Merckx has been awarded an Honorary Doctorate of Sport Science in recognition of his distinguished career.

Sunflower appeal to celebrate a loved one's memory

The Northern Echo: FLOWERING MEMORIES: The launch of the Sunflower Memories campaign at Teesside Hospice in Middlesbrough. Staff Nurse Helen Clarkson plants one of the sunflowers dedicated to a loved one. Picture: CHRIS BOOTH

3:37pm Friday 25th July 2014

A CHARITY’S annual Sunflower Appeal has been launched to help people remember a loved one in a very special way.

Police dog death: Man appears in court on drug charges

The Northern Echo: : General view of Penrith Road in Middlesbrough following the incident. Picture: DAVID WOOD (8359113)

2:35pm Friday 25th July 2014

A MAN at the centre of a police hunt where an elderly woman died after being bitten by a police dog has appeared in court.

Appeal to find vulnerable missing man last seen in Thornaby

The Northern Echo:

12:30pm Friday 25th July 2014

POLICE are appealing for information to trace a 25-year-old vulnerable man who has gone missing without medication.

Thorny garden issue at Stainton Mews

The Northern Echo: Frustrated residents of Stainton Mews l-r Iain McCabe, Robert Aasht, Dominic Dunn, Sue and Mike Johnston.

12:13pm Friday 25th July 2014

HOMEOWNERS on a new estate said they are being stung by spiralling costs to have its small communal gardens maintained.

Keen gardeners challenged to enter competition

The Northern Echo: ALLOTMENT CONTEST: Allotment holders are being encouraged to take part in annual competition

12:15pm Friday 25th July 2014

Keen gardeners in Hartlepool are being invited to showcase their skills by entering the town’s Allotment Show.

Stockton Council goes back to drawing board on plans for Gypsy sites

The Northern Echo: Stockton’s councillors have approved a cabinet recommendation that the existing process to earmark land for caravans in the borough be sent back to the drawing board.

6:31pm Thursday 24th July 2014

THE setting up of potential new Gypsy and traveller sites has been scrapped by a town following consultation.

Man engulfed in fireball died as result of an accident, rules coroner

The Northern Echo: ACCIDENTAL DEATH: A coroner has ruled that Middlesbrough man Kevin Heslop did not intent to kill himself when he was engulfed in a fire ball in his own car

5:22pm Thursday 24th July 2014

A MAN who suffered 90 per cent burns after being engulfed by a fireball in his car died as the result of an accident, a coroner has ruled.

Council slaughtered by angry residents over Boosbeck abattoir

The Northern Echo: Residents of Boosbeck protesting against the re-opening of a slaughterhouse on the high-street in 2011.

4:51pm Thursday 24th July 2014

INSULTS flew at a meeting to discuss the Boosbeck abattoir saga with councillors voting against letting the Secretary of State decide its fate in a bid to speed up delays.

Golfers encouraged to take part in special four-day event

The Northern Echo: GOLF TOURNAMENT: Eaglescliffe Golf CLub is one of four courses being played in special event.

3:17pm Thursday 24th July 2014

KEEN golfers are being encouraged to tee-off on a special four-day event.

Young stroke suffered recognised for her bravery in the face of adversity

The Northern Echo: INSPIRATIONAL YOUNGSTER: Emily Simpson being presented with her award by Dr Satinder Sanghera and Emma Fitzimmons from Synergie Physiotherapy Clinic, who sponsors the award.

2:57pm Thursday 24th July 2014

A YOUNG girl who suffered a stroke as a ten-year-old has been recognised for her courage and determination.

Final workshop session before carnival parade

The Northern Echo: CARNIVAL WORKSHOP: Final workshop session before Stockton Carnival

2:55pm Thursday 24th July 2014

FAMILIES wishing to take part in one of the biggest community carnivals have one last chance to get creative at a costume making workshop.

Improvements needed at hospital

2:41pm Thursday 24th July 2014

THE Care Quality Commission has told a North-East mental health trust it needs to make improvements following an unannounced visit to a mental health hospital.

Bullying boyfriend ordered to stay away from partner for ten years

The Northern Echo: Teesside Crown Court

2:35pm Thursday 24th July 2014

A BULLYING boyfriend who subjected his partner to a terrifying late-night attack has been banned from going anywhere near her for ten years.

Child screamed as knifeman threatened her grandfather

The Northern Echo: Teesside Crown Court

2:31pm Thursday 24th July 2014

A KNIFEMAN terrorised a four-year-old while he threatened the girl's grandfather as the pair of them sat in his car.

Museums team up to offer holiday fun for kids

The Northern Echo: HISTORIC ESTATE: Preston Park Museum and Grounds

2:06pm Thursday 24th July 2014

MUSEUMS across the Tees Valley have joined forces to stage activities for children throughout the school summer holidays.

Police commissioner defends zero hour contract jobs despite 'Living Wage' pledge

The Northern Echo: Police and Crime Commissioner for Cleveland Barry Coppinger.

6:04am Thursday 24th July 2014

A POLICE commissioner has defended his decision to employ specialist investigators on zero hour contracts despite signing up to a Living Wage campaign.

Missing Redcar man found safe

The Northern Echo:

9:48pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

POLICE are urgently appealing for information about a missing 55-year-old man who was last seen in Redcar this morning.

Independent investigation launched into death of Middlesbrough pensioner savaged by police dog

The Northern Echo: : General view of Penrith Road in Middlesbrough following the incident. Picture: DAVID WOOD (8359113)

6:57pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

INVESTIGATORS looking into how a pensioner died after a savage attack by a police dog have assured her family that they will conduct a “thorough investigation”.

Warning to swimmers after body recovered from River Tees at Stockton is confirmed as missing student David Zikhali

The Northern Echo:

3:24pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

A WARNING has been issued to swimmers after the body of a young man was recovered from the River Tees two days after going missing.

Woman who fought in the street jailed for five months

The Northern Echo: (8543723)

3:08pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

A WOMAN who fought in the street has been given a five month jail sentence.

Covert camera captures railway cable thief

The Northern Echo: CROWN COURT: Railway cable thief jailed

2:56pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

A COVERT camera was used to capture a railway cable thief in the act, a court heard.

Time running out to buy cheap Stockton Weekender tickets

The Northern Echo: STOCKTON WEEKENDER: Hip-hop legends Public Enemy will be headlining the Sunday night line-up

2:29pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

TIME is running out for people to get early door tickets for the Stockton Weekender music festival.

Beastly going-ons at the Dorman Museum

The Northern Echo: BEASTLY EXHIBITION: Visitors are in for a beastly time at the Dorman Museum

11:57am Wednesday 23rd July 2014

A NEW exhibition of ‘Beastly Machines’ has opened at Middlesbrough’s Dorman Museum.

Animal lovers set for a treat at Cleveland Show this year

The Northern Echo: ANIMAL TREAT: The sheep section at last year's Cleveland Show

11:54am Wednesday 23rd July 2014

THE Cleveland Show will be taking over Middlesbrough’s Stewart Park at the weekend as organisers hope to deliver some family favourites with a bit of a twist this year.

Children vow to Keep Stockton Tidy in new campaign

The Northern Echo: Pupils at Fairfield Primary School in Stockton have been working on a range of projects and activities to raise awareness. Photograph by Dave Charnley

11:50am Wednesday 23rd July 2014

A CHILDREN'S Keep Britain Tidy campaign has been launched in Stockton.

Inquiry into plan to build 550 homes in Ingleby Barwick comes to an end

11:04am Wednesday 23rd July 2014

A PUBLIC inquiry into a controversial application to build 550 houses next to a planned free school has come to an end.

Scooter rider in 'critical' condition after collision with pedestrian in Middlesbrough

The Northern Echo:

10:10am Wednesday 23rd July 2014

A MOTORCYCLIST and a pedestrian were injured in a collision on Linthorpe Road in Middlesbrough tonight (Tuesday, July 22).

Man drove off with detective's arm trapped in car, court told

6:02am Wednesday 23rd July 2014

A DETECTIVE was injured when the suspect he was about to question drove off at speed, trapping his arm in the car.

Police dog attack cases on innocent people "relatively common" says expert

The Northern Echo: : General view of Penrith Road in Middlesbrough following the incident. Picture: DAVID WOOD (8359113)

7:18pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

MORE than 150 innocent people were bitten by police dogs in three years across the country, it has been claimed.

Search for missing swimmer due to resume in the morning

The Northern Echo: MISSING SWIMMER: Police search the Tees at Stockton. Picture: STUART BOULTON.

6:07pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

A SPECIALIST dive team has called off its search for a teenager who went missing while swimming in the River Tees on Monday.

Beach sealed off after discovery of training mortar

The Northern Echo: TRAINING MORTAR: Section of beach sealed off following discovery of training mortar

6:05pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

A SECTION of a Teesside beach was cordoned off following the discovery of a suspected explosive device.

Pie wars break out on Stockton High Street

The Northern Echo: SEATING ROW: Craig Harker serves up pie and peas from the food booth attached to his pub on Stockton High Street. He is not allowed seating outside while the food stall nearby is.  Picture: STUART BOULTON.

5:33pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

A WAR of the pies has broken out on Stockton High Street after a market trader opened a pie and peas stall outside a pub.

Shortage of foster carers drives new appeal

The Northern Echo: (8442948)

2:20pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

FIVE councils in the Tees Valley have launched a joint appeal for more foster carers because the demand from children is outstripping the supply of homes.

Third arrest over Grangetown firearms incident

The Northern Echo: Cleveland Police is appealing for information following a Hartlepool car chase

10:20am Tuesday 22nd July 2014

POLICE have this morning arrested a third man in connection with a firearms incident on Teesside over the weekend.

Serial burglar once spared prison is jailed

The Northern Echo: FINALLY JAILED: James Wanley

6:53am Tuesday 22nd July 2014

A SERIAL burglar who was once spared prison because it would have been "too easy" for him was back behind bars last night - for yet another break-in.

Search for man reported to be in difficulties in River Tees

The Northern Echo: Cleveland Police is appealing for information following a Hartlepool car chase

9:20pm Monday 21st July 2014

THE emergency services are looking for a man reported to be in difficulties in the River Tees at Stockton.

Middlesbrough father jailed for assaulting ten-month old who was teething

The Northern Echo: CROWN COURT: Teesside Crown Court where Robert Thompson was given a suspended sentence for making threats to kill

5:46pm Monday 21st July 2014

A MAN who seriously assaulted his ten-month old baby after she repeatedly woke while teething has been jailed for nine months.

Mother who cultivated cannabis escapes jail

The Northern Echo: (8445351)

4:52pm Monday 21st July 2014

A MOTHER who allowed a crop of cannabis to be cultivated in her loft in return for cash to help pay off her debts has been given a four month jail sentence, suspended for 18 months.

Man locked up for breaking into supermarket, two days after he was handed a suspended sentence

The Northern Echo: JOB CUTS: Asda is cutting more than 1,000 jobs as it overhauls its store management programme

4:30pm Monday 21st July 2014

A MAN has been jailed for 15 months after he broke into a supermarket store just two days after being given a suspended prison sentence for a hammer attack.

Woman savaged by police dog searching for suspected criminal dies in hospital

The Northern Echo: : General view of Penrith Road in Middlesbrough following the incident. Picture: DAVID WOOD (8359113)

3:47pm Monday 21st July 2014

A WOMAN who was savaged by a police dog searching for a suspected criminal has died in hospital.

School links up with Harvard University for scheme to ensure parents are on message

The Northern Echo: INNOVATION AWARD: A plaque is unveiled to recognise innovative parental engagement at Bishopgarth School in Stockton, by Deputy mayor Councillor Ian Dalgarno.  Picture: CHRIS BOOTH

3:38pm Monday 21st July 2014

A SCHOOL that has worked tirelessly to engage with parents has been rewarded by being selected to work on a project run by Harvard University.

Scooter stolen from Middlesbrough home

The Northern Echo: STOLEN SCOOTER

3:29pm Monday 21st July 2014

CLEVELAND Police are appealing to trace a scooter which was stolen from outside a home in Grangetown, near Middlesbrough.

Partnership deal to bring college to historic Middlesbrough park

The Northern Echo: PARK WARNING: Stewart Park which hosts the Cleveland Show

3:16pm Monday 21st July 2014

A NEW partnership is being developed as the next phase of regeneration at a Middlesbrough park begins to blossom.

Prisoner business expands due to popular demand

The Northern Echo: CAFE SUCCESS: The cafe at HMP Kirklevington Grange.

12:30am Monday 21st July 2014

A COTTAGE industry designed to integrate prisoners back into the real world has proved so popular that the business is rapidly expanding to keep up with public demand.

Life before the Saxon Princess uncovered in new Anglo Saxon exhibition

The Northern Echo: ARCHEALOGICAL DISCOVERIES: Dr Steve Sherlock at the Street House Before The Saxons exhibition at Kirkleatham Museum. Picture: STUART BOULTON.

6:51pm Sunday 20th July 2014

FOLLOWING the overwhelming success of the Saxon Princess exhibition a prequel gallery has opened at Kirkleatham Museum showing how people lived in east Cleveland 5,000 years ago.

New Mima director announced

The Northern Echo: Alistair Hudson, deputy director at Grizedale Arts in Coniston, Cumbria, has been appointed new director of Mima in Middlesbrough

5:57pm Sunday 20th July 2014

THE new director of Mima has pledged to bring his experience of engaging with the public to the gallery of modern art in Middlesbrough.

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