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Middlesbrough News

STREET PLAY: Hopscotch is one of the games being played as part of a pilot project in Middlesbrough

Hopscotch, kerby and tig in street games pilot project

HUMAN RIGHTS: Student Chelsea Reidy, right, with her politics teacher, Jenni Yuill

Students' work to feature in hard-hitting UN report on legal aid and human rights

DISPOSAL: Bomb disposal experts are set to destroy suspected mortar. Picture: Cleveland Police

Bomb disposal experts carry out controlled explosion of mortar in Middlesbrough

WARNING: Warnings over condition linked to drinking while pregnant

Warnings over condition linked to drinking while pregnant

GREAT: Michael O'Hare from the Great British Menu. Picture: BBC / (C) Optomen Television Ltd

Hair Metal chef hopes to wow the WI

FECKLESS: Teenage burglar jailed after being traced by his fingerprint

'Feckless' burglar jailed after leaving behind tell-tale fingerprints

WARNING: Bank Holiday revellers warned to not drink too much this weekend

Bank holiday booze warning from police

MEMORY: Karen Ainsworth, Helen Robinson and Hannah Parkin (left to right) of the dementia education team.

Trip down memory lane to help dementia patients

REVAMP: Families painting tyre planters at Kildale Corner

Transformation from derelict land to children's play area


Civic leaders offer major financial incentives in attempt to revive Middlesbrough town centre

WINNERS: Idrees Rashid with Middlesbrough Council’s Ethnic Minority Achievement Team, winners of the 2014 Public Sector Award

Nominations sought for celebration of diversity awards

TEESSIDE: Members of Teesside Together's board Peter Hodgson, events consultant, Chris Joseph, marketing and branding, Peter Dodson, media relations, and chairman Dave Roberts.

Tees Valley or Teesside? Campaigners call for name change

TRIBUNAL: Nadeem Saddique, who has taken Cleveland Police to an employment tribunal.

Cleveland Police facing three more racism claims from officers

TOGETHER: Local authorities coming together under the Tees Valley banner last year. Pictured at the signing of the Growth Deal are Penny Mordaunt, Local Growth Minister and Sandy Anderson, Tees Valley Unlimited chairman, front right. Back, from left to ri

Mixed response to Teesside versus Tees Valley debate

CLASSES: New term due to start at Middlesbrough Town Hall Performing Arts

Back to school for performing arts classes

HEADSTONES: Linthorpe Cemetery one of the town's cemeteries were headstones checks will be carried out.

New headstone safety test in cemeteries across Middlesbrough

CRIME SCENE: Middlesbrough Road. Picture: Google Street View

Man dragged along wall in targeted hit and run

FAT LADS: All the Fat Lads on Bikes at the start of the Coast to Coast Challenge.

Charity cyclist who set up Fat Lads on Bikes suffers serious injuries after colliding with a wall

FATAL ACCIDENT: The B1257 near Chop Gate

North York Moors fatal bike crash victim is named

DEDICATED: Robert Sands of Malling Walk in Middlesbrough in running in the Tees Pride 10k race to raise money for The Fire Fighters' Charity. Two of his children, Caitlin Scully and Joseph Sands died in a house fire. Picture: CHRIS BOOTH (36708204)

Dad to run in charity race in memory of his children who died in a house fire

SEASIDE CRAFTS: Twins Leighton-James Harper and Kianna-Mae Harper, four, with their crafts

Seaside-themed crafts at shopping centre

TOP FOOTBALL: Boro playing against Bristol City

Science behind professional football to be explored at event

Post boxes stolen on Teesside

CHUBBY: Roy 'Chubby' Brown with Zoe's Place Chief Executive Mark Guidery & fundraiser Victoria Rogers handing over the £5,000 cheque

Blue comedian shows his true colours with charity work

LEAP OF FAITH:  Vicky Smith tackles the trapeze, one of The King’s Academy’s fundraising challenges for Race for Life in aid of Cancer Research UK

Leap of faith on high trapeze

Vic and Bob's House of Fools axed

Vic and Bob's House of Fools axed

HOMELSS: Will Forbes is set to take part in the latest Middlesbrough Teesside Philanthropic Foundation Sleep Out in November at Middlesbrough College.

Sleeping rough to raise awareness of homelessness

The scales of justice statue outside Teesside crown court. (36406735)

Stockton family accused of keeping woman as slave appear in court

MEMORIAL: Charlie’s mother, Barbara Nicholson with Middlesbrough Mayor Dave Budd, Sharon Thomas, assistant director of economic development at Middlesbrough Council and Chris Smith, lead executive for Erimus Housing.

Lasting tribute to fallen Middlesbrough soldier

Teesside Combined Court Centre, Middlesbrough.

Police officer admits selling force-issued gear

TOP CAT: Winners Lillian and Michael Eames with their champion cat, Trudy

Top Cats: Trudy is the cat's whiskers at Teesside Cat Show

COMMUNITY: Assistant Chief Constable Simon Nickless

Online chat to discuss policing issues

CITIZENS: A youngster helps out at Prissick Base on a previous National Citizen Service scheme.

Community garden given a makeover

NUNTHORPE: Artist’s impression of potential development

Farm once part of an historic estate to be sold for housing by Middlesbrough council

CHARITY RUN: Lawyer Iain Walker is in training for the Great North Run

Lawyer swaps paperwork for pounding the pavement – all for charity

DRUGS FLAT: Inside the flat closed by Middlesbrough Council who obtained a court Closure Order for the first time

Drug strewn flat stinking of urine closed after court hears man fell from window and headbutted ambulance

WRITE OFF: The black Ford car written off after a road accident

Boro superfan crashes car on way back from 953rd consecutive match

HERO: Gillian Noble, head of energy services and obligations, ScottishPower Retail, Dennis Reeves, Middlesbrough Environment City and Middlesbrough MP Andy McDonald.

Heat hero comes in from the cold

FUN: Face painting at Easterside family fun day in Middlesbrough. Picture: STUART BOULTON.

Flamingo Land here we go

SENTENCE: Teesside Crown Court

'Brawl' man who went to aid of sister cannot enter complainant's street for next five years

SECURITY: June Goodchild at Easterside shopping precinct in Middlesbrough. Picture: STUART BOULTON.

Community support needed for environmentally friendly scheme

COUNTERFEIT: Chantelle Beech who has been convicted of defrauding the loans company Wonga and selling designer counterfeit goods.

Pay back time for fraudsters who filmed themselves discussing Wonga scam

HERO: The sculpture of VC winner Stan Hollis, with its creator Brian Alabaster

Stan Hollis: Final approval given for memorial to one of Teesside's greatest heroes

THE CHOSEN ONE? Jeremy Corbyn in Middlesbrough.

Corbyn-mania comes to the region

DELAYS: WW2 veteran Harold Beeforth in the 1940s. Picture by Tom Banks

102-year-old WWII veteran waits four hours for ambulance on VJ Day anniversary

RASTA: Patrick Anselm

Rastafarians beat drums to honour Middlesbrough legend Patrick Anselm

APOLOGY: WW2 veteran Harold Beeforth pictured on his 100th birthday at his home in Middlesbrough.Picture by Tom Banks

'There's something radically wrong with society' - Family of 102-year-old veteran respond to apology over four-hour ambulance wait

HEARING: Teesside Crown Court

Pound shop robbers facing jail

HEARING: Teesside Crown Court

'80mph driver in 30mph zone' is spared jail

SENTENCE: Teesside Crown Court

Four-time dangerous driver jailed for 13 months


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