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Council reveals 60 youngsters at risk of being groomed and pledges to make safeguarding a top priority

The Northern Echo: troubled families in a North-East town are having their lives transformed by a scheme which has saved more than £500,000 in its first seven months

6:04am Thursday 2nd October 2014

AFTER revealing that about 60 of its youngsters are at risk of being groomed, a North-East council has pledged to make safeguarding a top priority following the child sexual exploitation scandal in Rotherham.

Cattle and Cane play the Riverside Stadium

The Northern Echo: Proceeds from a charity CD by local band Cattle and Cane will go towards helping needy children in Teesside.

7:09pm Wednesday 1st October 2014

PROCEEDs from a charity CD by local band Cattle and Cane will go towards helping needy children in Teesside.

Turn back time at Discover Middlesbrough Festival

The Northern Echo: troubled families in a North-East town are having their lives transformed by a scheme which has saved more than £500,000 in its first seven months

2:33pm Wednesday 1st October 2014

HISTORIC footage of a town in a bygone era will feature at this year’s Discover Middlesbrough Festival.

Middlesbrough sex attacker was chased through street by victim's sister

The Northern Echo: COURT DATE: Teesside Crown Court

12:16pm Tuesday 30th September 2014

A SEX attacker was chased through the streets by his victim's sister until he ran into the long arm of the law.

Have-a-go hero is rewarded by judge after stepping in when he saw woman having her throat slashed

The Northern Echo: LOCKED UP: Tony Griffin

2:32pm Tuesday 30th September 2014

A SHOPPER who became a have-a-go hero when he saw a woman having her throat slashed was yesterday praised by a judge.

Anger at bid to demolish working farm buildings

The Northern Echo: BANK BRANCH CLOSURE: Great Ayton in North Yorkshire

4:12pm Tuesday 30th September 2014

PLANS to demolish working farm buildings used by tenant farmers as part of a scheme for new 113 homes have met with widespread opposition.

Man stabbed in leg with screwdriver

The Northern Echo:

2:17pm Tuesday 30th September 2014

A MAN has been stabbed in the leg with a screwdriver after confronting a thief outside his Middlesbrough home.

'My home will be safe as houses at last,' says Middlesbrough dad after he agrees compromise solution with social landlord

12:39pm Tuesday 30th September 2014

A FATHER-OF-TWO has told of his gratitude after his social housing landlord agreed to make what he claims was a safety hazard in his home safe.

Indefinite term for Teesside lonely hearts slasher

The Northern Echo:

12:52pm Monday 29th September 2014

A LONELY hearts romeo who slashed his date's throat when she told him she just wanted to be friends has been locked up indefinitely.

Man in street golf club attack

The Northern Echo: Cleveland Police are investigating the case of a man stabbed in the street

1:32pm Monday 29th September 2014

A MAN was beaten with golf clubs in an attack in South Bank, Middlesbrough.

Budding entrepreneurs urged to get in touch with The Prince's Trust

12:56pm Monday 29th September 2014

AMBITIOUS young entrepreneurs are being encouraged to become their own bosses with the help and support of The Prince’s Trust.

Middlesbrough shopping centre awarded for safe parking ten years in a row

The Northern Echo: Glenn Kroeker, car park supervisor, Colin Smith, operations manager at Hillstreet, Phil Taylor of the Parking Association and Sgt Andy Corbett. Picture by Dave Charnley

11:31pm Monday 29th September 2014

A TEESSIDE shopping centre has won a safer parking award for the tenth year in a row.

Crowds turn out for a taste of Middlesbrough Community Live

The Northern Echo: PRIDE PARADE: The annual Middlesbrough Pride event celebrated LGBT culture throughout the Tees Valley.

5:55pm Sunday 28th September 2014

THE streets of Middlesbrough were filled with colour and glitter when thousands of people descended on the town centre to celebrate the area's lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community.

All aboard the model railway club

The Northern Echo: OPEN DAY: Cleveland Model Railway Club held an open day at its base at Skelton Industrial Estate. Every boy's dream: Luke Booth, aged nine from Guisborough visited the event.

5:12pm Sunday 28th September 2014

MODEL railway enthusiasts enjoyed the chance to explore track layouts and a mini version of Guisborough when a club opened its doors to the public.

Live music brings Middlesbrough town centre to life

The Northern Echo: LIVE MUSIC: The Town Hall Crypt was one of the venues for the Middlesbrough Live music event, which showcased bands including Steal Strings (pictured).

5:12pm Sunday 28th September 2014

MUSIC fans packed out Middlesbrough town centre for an all-day music festival at the weekend.

Paedophile jailed for preying on schoolgirl

The Northern Echo: JAILED: Ethan Jones

8:02am Saturday 27th September 2014

A PAEDOPHILE who moved more than 100 miles to prey on a schoolgirl he groomed on the internet was last night (Friday) behind bars.

Hammer attack rapist is jailed for life

The Northern Echo: RETRIAL BID: Rapist Anthony Graham has failed in his retrial bid.

12:25pm Friday 26th September 2014

A VIOLENT and obsessed stalker who raped a woman and left a friend with permanent brain damage after a horrific hammer attack was yesterday (FRIDAY) locked up for life.

NHS boss pay rise branded as "disgraceful"

The Northern Echo: South Tees NHS boss pay rise branded as "disgraceful"

7:17pm Friday 26th September 2014

A UNION has branded a £15,000 pay rise for an NHS boss as "disgraceful".

Town Hall vows to replace Middlesbrough Register Office

5:30pm Friday 26th September 2014

EMBRACE are performing there in December - and now couples look likely to be able to share their first kiss as a married couple at Middlesbrough Town Hall.

Teenager assaulted

The Northern Echo:

3:03pm Friday 26th September 2014

A TEENAGER has been assaulted after a gang of youths blocked his way as he walked along the footpath that leads from Westminster Close to Churchill Road. Eston, near Middlesbrough, at around 8.40om on Sunday, September 22. The 15-year-old victim was approached by four males, one of whom was riding a pedal bike, which was used to block his path. The victim pushed past the bike and was then assaulted by two of the group, the male on the bike and one other. The suspects punched and kicked the victim to his face and body before he was able to make off from them.The males are described as white, aged in their late teens and of skinny build. They were wearing dark tracksuits and one was wearing an Armani tracksuit top. Anyone with information is asked to contact PC Malcolm Philpott on the non-emergency number 101 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800-555111.

Councillor selected to fight for the Redcar seat in next year's general election

The Northern Echo: CANDIDATE SELECTED: Redcar and Cleveland Borough Councillor Josh Mason celebrates being selected at the Lib Dem prospective parliamentary candidate for Redcar.

1:41pm Friday 26th September 2014

A BOROUGH councillor has been selected to stand for MP in next year's general election for the Liberal Democrats.

Extension to sixthform centre at Middlesbrough College set to open

The Northern Echo: AN extension to a thriving sixthform centre marks the latest multi-million pound investment in Middlesbrough College.

1:00pm Friday 26th September 2014

AN extension to a thriving sixth form centre marks the latest multi-million pound investment in Middlesbrough College.

Academic turns author to fulfil childhood dream

The Northern Echo: Gabrielle Kent, senior lecturer in Computer Games Development at Teesside University’s School of Computing in Middlesbrough, has worked in and around the games industry for around two decades.

7:38pm Friday 26th September 2014

CHILDHOOD dreams of writing a book have finally come true for an academic who is looking forward to seeing her first novel in print.

Cutting edge jewellery gallery at Mima features necklace made of concrete and broken glass.

The Northern Echo: Headpeice by Mi-Ah Rodiger - part of the new jewellery exhibition in Middlesbrough.

5:43pm Thursday 25th September 2014

A HEADPIECE that would suit a Doctor Who villainess and a cutting edge necklace made out of concrete and broken glass will go on show at the official opening of Mima’s first permanent jewellery gallery.

Police release CCTV of man in connection with a motorbike theft

12:49pm Thursday 25th September 2014

Police have released CCTV images of a man they want to speak to in connection with the theft of a motorbike.

Residents fight for Hemlington Medical Centre to be spared closure

The Northern Echo: PACKED MEETING: Concerned residents fight to stop Hemlington Medical Centre from closure

12:47pm Thursday 25th September 2014

CONCERNED residents packed out a public meeting in an attempt to save their doctors surgery from possible closure.

Disabled bird watchers to benefit from all-terrain scooter

The Northern Echo: FUND RAISER: Robin Laycock presents a cheque for £7,000 and a mobility scooter to centre manager Lisa Daly at Saltholme RSPB wildlife reserve. Picture: STUART BOULTON.

3:41pm Thursday 25th September 2014

DISABLED bird watchers will be able to take advantage of an all-terrain motorised scooter thanks to the efforts of a determined fundraising couple.

Dara O'Briain announces new gig in Middlesbrough

The Northern Echo: Comedian Dara O Briain has announced he is performing his new show 'Crowd Tickler' at Middlesbrough Town Hall on Wednesday,  April 15, 2015

4:59pm Wednesday 24th September 2014

COMEDIAN Dara O'Briain has announced he is performing his new show at Middlesbrough Town Hall.

Flasher who targeted young girls is jailed

The Northern Echo: Teesside Crown Court

6:02am Wednesday 24th September 2014

A PERVERT who terrified a schoolgirl in a park as she played with friends is behind bars and facing deportation.

Drug addict jailed for 18 months after running out of chances

The Northern Echo: COURT DATE: Teesside Crown Court

5:47pm Wednesday 24th September 2014

A DRUG addict and former prostitute has been jailed for 18 months after a judge said she had ran out of chances.

Pet owners warned of dangers of e-cigarettes

The Northern Echo: E-CIGARETTE WARNING: George the dog with an e-cigarette. Pictured posed by model.

5:32pm Wednesday 24th September 2014

THE number of pet dogs being poisoned by e-cigarettes is significantly on the increase, according to a veterinary practice.

Middlesbrough Restaurant Week

The Northern Echo: troubled families in a North-East town are having their lives transformed by a scheme which has saved more than £500,000 in its first seven months

5:15pm Wednesday 24th September 2014

EATERIES are prepping for their first Middlesbrough Restaurant Week serving dishes from around the world in a bid to boost orders.

Hunt for cause of fire that ripped through empty social club

The Northern Echo: ARSON ATTACK: Ayresome Quoit and Air Rifle Club which has been targeted by arsonists. Picture:SARAH CALDECOTT

3:59pm Wednesday 24th September 2014

AN investigation has been launched following a blaze at an empty social club in Middlesbrough.

Car smashes into fish and chip shop

The Northern Echo:

10:16pm Wednesday 24th September 2014

A CAR smashed into the front of a fish and chip shop this afternoon.

9 photos of Middlesbrough from The Northern Echo archives

The Northern Echo:

6:16pm Tuesday 23rd September 2014

THIS week's delve into The Northern Echo's photographic archive takes us into the packets dedicated to pictures of Middlesbrough.

Union highlights nursing shortage

The Northern Echo: Ambulances outside The James Cook University Hospital in Middlesbrough. (6011246)

4:47pm Tuesday 23rd September 2014

UNION bosses have called for a big increase in nurse training after a major North-East hospital admitted its paediatric intensive care unit (PICU) had fallen below minimum staffing levels for a whole month.

Appeal to trace missing Middlesbrough man

The Northern Echo:

9:44am Sunday 21st September 2014

POLICE are urgently appealing to trace a 46-year-old Middlesbrough man.

X Factor hopeful performs at Middlesbrough Live

The Northern Echo: Kerrianne Covell from Stockton, who has reached the X Factor 'bootcamp' is performing at Middlesbrough Live on Saturday, September 27

7:10pm Sunday 21st September 2014

X FACTOR hopeful Kerrianne Covell is one of 100 music acts performing at the one-day music festival, Middlesbrough Live.

New Mima jewellery gallery looks very 'Tatty'

5:44pm Sunday 21st September 2014

CULT British jewellery brand, Tatty Devine, has given its 15th birthday collection to mima for its new gallery.

A headstart at The Gateway

The Northern Echo: Paula Thomas and Andy Lewis at The Gateway in Middlesbrough

5:39pm Sunday 21st September 2014

NINE months after opening its doors, a groundbreaking £8m neurological rehabilitation centre is mending fractured lives as well as treating patients who have suffered serious brain and spinal injuries.

Drive is a big success for the Great North Air Ambulance Service

The Northern Echo: BIG TOYS: Visitors to the charity motor show at Middlesbrough Dormans Club look at this sixties Berkeley three wheeler.

5:38pm Sunday 21st September 2014

A MAN whose brother was killed while fundraising for the Great North Air Ambulance Service has hosted the seventh motor show in aid of the charity.

Alliance launched to block feared NHS privatisation

The Northern Echo: The University Hospital of North Tees, Stockton.

12:29pm Sunday 21st September 2014

A PROTEST group opposed to the privatisation of the NHS has been launched in an attempt to block prospective contracts for medical services being awarded to the commercial sector.

Detectives release details of car spotted at shooting scene in Stockton

The Northern Echo:

11:41am Friday 19th September 2014

DETECTIVES investigating a shooting incident in Kensington Road, Stockton, have released details of a silver car they are trying to trace.

Police appeal over missing Keith Kennedy

The Northern Echo:

10:40pm Friday 19th September 2014

POLICE are trying to trace 52-year-old Keith Kennedy from Hartlepool.

Bridge reopening delayed again as work continues to make slow progress

The Northern Echo: MAJOR REPAIRS: Work is underway on a major facelift for Newport Bridge

5:11pm Friday 19th September 2014

MOTORISTS are set for further delays as the reopening of an iconic bridge has been put back again.

MP returns to hometown to politically engage with students

The Northern Echo: POLITICAL TALK: Greg Clark MP talks to students during his visit to Nunthrope Academy. Picture DAVID WOOD

3:25pm Friday 19th September 2014

AN MP has returned to his hometown the day after the Scottish referendum to encourage young students to engage in politics.

Residents' fight to save their doctors surgery

The Northern Echo: SURGERY FIGHT: Middlesbrough South and East Cleveland MP Tom Blenkinsop joins fight to save doctors surgery

3:04pm Friday 19th September 2014

A SPECIAL meeting is being held for campaigners to question NHS England over the future of a Middlesbrough doctor’s surgery.

Affordable homes being delivered in Middlesbrough

The Northern Echo: SOCIAL HOUSING: Dave Turnbull, site manager, Mike Carr, former chairman of the board for Erimus Housing, and Sarah Wilson and Clare Johnson from Thirteen, the parent company of Erimus Housing

2:03pm Friday 19th September 2014

WORK has started at three Middlesbrough sites to provide more than 50 affordable homes.

Police investigating 'unexplained' death after man's body found in Guisborough

The Northern Echo:

12:05pm Friday 19th September 2014

THE body of a 47-year-old man has been found at a house in Guisborough.

Blackout aims to shine spotlight on art

8:05pm Friday 19th September 2014

A BLACKOUT across Middlesbrough town centre is aiming to open people’s eyes to art with creations built from Reliant Robins rescued from a scrap heap and discarded VHS cassettes.

Twitter: Lucy Richardson (Middlesbrough Reporter)

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