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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.

Youngster needs help so she can receive specialist treatment

The Northern Echo: PLEA FOR HELP: Missy Russell, five, of Middlesbrough has to travel to Oxford for specialist treatment and is in need of support for this to continue.  Pictured near to Ayresome Primary School.  Picture: CHRIS BOOTH

6:34pm Thursday 18th September 2014

A YOUNG girl suffering a rare and incurable brain condition is desperately looking for help to enable her to receive some specialist medical treatment.

Charity cyclists celebrate 150 mile ride with ice cream

The Northern Echo: LONG RIDE OVER: A team of foster carers complete a 150 mile Coast to Coast cycle ride and finish with an ice cream from Pacitto's in Redcar.  They are David Pennock, Adrian Wakefield, Gary Chatterje and Brian Foulger.  Picture: CHRIS BOOTH

6:31pm Thursday 18th September 2014

FOUR free-wheeling foster carers completed their challenging coast to coast charity bike ride today (Thursday, September 18).

Apologetic offenders grilled by victims to tackle crime

The Northern Echo: Reformed criminal, Ian Birdsall, (left) who has had a positive experience after meeting victims, was taking a workshop at a Restorative Justice conference in Middlesbrough with Brian Neale (right) from Safe in Tees Valley

4:37pm Thursday 18th September 2014

A REFORMED criminal who met his victims to say “sorry” joined parents who confronted a killer of their teenage son at a Teesside conference to share their positive experiences of Restorative Justice.

Cleveland Police Commissioner's 200th meeting

The Northern Echo: Cleveland police and crime commissioner Barry Coppinger

3:15pm Thursday 18th September 2014

CLEVELAND'S Police Commissioner claims to carrying out the biggest public engagement exercise in the history of the force.

Chemical alert as eight fire crews called to blaze at Teesport

The Northern Echo:

7:12pm Wednesday 17th September 2014

A MACHINERY fire led to a full scale chemical alert at a North-East port tonight after fears were raised that hazardous materials could be involved.

Man convicted of unlawful wounding after dog attack

The Northern Echo: COURT DATE: Teesside Crown Court

6:14pm Wednesday 17th September 2014

A MAN has been convicted of unlawful wounding after he allowed his dog to attack a man over a £7 debt.

Man arrested on suspicion of attempted murder

The Northern Echo: FATAL COLLISION: Cleveland Police appeal for witnesses to fatal collision on A19.

3:41pm Wednesday 17th September 2014

A MAN has been arrested on suspicion of attempted murder after an overturned van was found to have been shot at with a firearm.

Drug addict jailed for 'third strike' burglary

The Northern Echo: BURGLAR JAILED: Samantha Jessop

5:58pm Wednesday 17th September 2014

A BURGLAR with a long-standing drug habit has been jailed after a judge said she needed to be off the streets.

Teenage woman robbed in Middlesbrough

The Northern Echo: PENSIONER ROBBED: Hunt for man who targeted pensioner at Middlesbrough cash point

1:06pm Wednesday 17th September 2014

A TEENAGE woman was attacked and robbed as she walked through Middlesbrough.

Firm fined for running illegal recycling site

The Northern Echo: FIRM FINED: Middlesbrough recycling firm fined for running illegal operations

3:22pm Wednesday 17th September 2014

A RECYCLING firm has been fined £14,400 for operating a waste facility without an environmental permit.

Rugby club given boost by building society support

The Northern Echo: BUILDING ON RUGBY: Building Society manager Louise Thorpe and with the club's Ben Harland members of the under 10's Guisborough Rugby team

2:27pm Wednesday 17th September 2014

PROMISING rugby players have been kitted out thanks to a sponsorship deal with a local building society.

107-year-old dream becomes reality at famous landmark

The Northern Echo: The Ferry Sub-Committee report from 1907 when a lift for the Transporter Bridge was first raised as an issue.

1:49pm Tuesday 16th September 2014

A 107-year-old dream has been realised with the installation of a tourist lift on Teesside's most famous landmark.

Man arrested during National Crime Agency drugs and money laundering raids in Stockton

The Northern Echo: MONEY LAUNDERING: One man arrested following raids carried out by the National Crime Agency on Teesside.

6:16pm Tuesday 16th September 2014

A MAN has been arrested as part of an ongoing drug and money laundering investigation on Teesside.

Student's industrial paintings given to youth centre

The Northern Echo: Kiera Birkenshaw with one of her industrial paintings

5:47pm Tuesday 16th September 2014

A FINE art student who paints industrial landscapes has donated some of her work to a youth centre in Middlesbrough.

Chubby's £5000 gift to cancer unit

The Northern Echo: Cancer specialists Dr Peter Dunlop, second left, and Dr Clive Peedell receive the £5,000 cheque from Roy ‘Chubby’ Brown watched by Claire Huntley, superintendent radiographer.

5:06pm Tuesday 16th September 2014

TEESSIDE comedian Roy ‘Chubby’ Brown has donated £5,000 to a North-East cancer treatment team that helped to save his life.

Police have confirmed a van found abandoned on the A66 had been shot at

The Northern Echo: FATAL COLLISION: Cleveland Police appeal for witnesses to fatal collision on A19.

6:23pm Monday 15th September 2014

POLICE have confirmed that a vehicle that was abandoned following a suspected high-speed chase on the A66 had been hit by shots from a firearm.

The Teesside football tournament that 'saves lives'

The Northern Echo: Alan Harrison says sports activities like the forthcoming football competition for the homeless and those recovering from addiction help to save lives.

2:06pm Monday 15th September 2014

THE man who organised Teesside's first football tournament for homeless and drug-addicted people has spoken of sport's ability to save lives.

Pan fire

11:08pm Monday 15th September 2014

PAN BLAZE: A chip pan fire was extinguished by firefighters tonight (Monday). The fire took hold in the kitchen of the flat in Mapleton Drive, Hemlington, Middlesbrough around 9pm. A fire alarm was installed and alerted the occupant.

Battle of Britain remembered in poignant tribute in Middlesbrough

The Northern Echo: PARADE AND SERVICE::The annual Battle of Britain :SARAH CALDECOTT

3:32pm Sunday 14th September 2014

OLD and young alike gathered today (Sunday, September 14) to pay tribute to those who fought in the Battle of Britain 74 years ago.

Phones 4u to go into administration

The Northern Echo:

10:22pm Sunday 14th September 2014

PHONES 4u is to go into administration - placing more than 5,500 jobs at risk - after network operator EE joined Vodafone in cutting ties with the retailer.

Dinners ladies and gardeners unite to offer free food and fun in Middlesbrough town centre

The Northern Echo: FOOD FOR THOUGHT: Free food is served at an event taking place in Centre Square, Middlesbrough.  An interestingly dressed woman at the event.  Picture: CHRIS BOOTH

3:06pm Sunday 14th September 2014

THERE was food for thought at a free feast this weekend.

Overturned van on A66 had been involved in high speed chase, police believe

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

9:41pm Saturday 13th September 2014

A TEAM of detectives is investigating how a van came to be overturned on the A66 after reports it had been involved in a high-speed chase with another vehicle.

Couple whose neglect of boy left him blind in one eye can be named after Echo challenge

The Northern Echo: APPALLING NEGLECT: Craig Dick and his partner Gillian Hendry have today (THURS) been jailed at Teesside Crown Court for child cruelty after they forced two neglected children, a boy aged 12 and a girl aged two, to live in squalor at their Teesside home re

11:20am Friday 12th September 2014

A JUDGE jailed a couple after their appalling neglect of a boy left him blind in one eye - and allowed them to be named after a legal challenge by The Northern Echo.

Punishing 'green' taxes threatens Teesside's "proud industrial heritage"

The Northern Echo: Stockton North MP Alex Cunningham

6:03am Friday 12th September 2014

TEESSIDE’S “proud industrial heritage” faces further decline because of punishing ‘green’ taxes, the Government was warned yesterday (Thursday, September 11).

"Nymphomaniac" call girl jailed for blackmailing clients

The Northern Echo: JAILED: Amelia Horn

10:20am Friday 12th September 2014

A CONNIVING call girl was behind bars tonight (Thursday) for blackmailing two of her punters over their secret trysts.

Conmen builders jailed for targeting elderly victims across North

7:53pm Friday 12th September 2014

CONMEN builders trawled the region targeting elderly and vulnerable potential victims, a court heard.

Workshop about funding available to Teesside sports clubs

5:43pm Friday 12th September 2014

MEMBERS of sports clubs across Teesside are being encouraged to find out more about £75,000 worth of funding available to them.

Purple chillies and Tuscan kale on the menu at the Middlesbrough Town Meal

The Northern Echo: Around 100kg of fresh fruit and vegetables have been donated for the annual Middlesbrough Town Meal which is being served up tomorrow (Saturday) in the town’s Centre Square from noon to 4pm.

4:50pm Friday 12th September 2014

PURPLE chillies and Tuscan kale are just some of the fresh produce being cooked up into healthy dishes for a free feast to feed 1,000 diners.

Middlesbrough loner caught with more than 38,500 indecent images of children

The Northern Echo: Teesside Crown Court

3:10pm Friday 12th September 2014

A LONER who amassed a collection of more than 38,500 indecent images of children has walked free from court.

Wacky races come to Middlesbrough shopping parade as disability-friendly store re-opens

The Northern Echo: WACKY RACERS: Pharmacy manager Kelly Hockney challenges customers June Hughes and Michelle Kirkwood to a mobility scooter race. Picture by Doug Moody

3:08pm Friday 12th September 2014

A SHOPPING parade looked like wacky races when a mobile scooter race was held to launch the re-opening of a local pharmacy.

Dispute between Middlesbrough father and his social housing landlord over house safety

3:04pm Friday 12th September 2014

A FATHER-OF-TWO claims his social housing landlord is causing a safety hazard by declining to repair a two-inch slant affecting his dining room floor.

Police appeal over missing Middlesbrough woman Jade Hall

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

8:39pm Thursday 11th September 2014

POLICE are appealing for information to trace missing 23-year-old Jade Hall, who was last seen at James Cook University Hospital in Middlesbrough at around 5.50pm today.

Middlesbrough loner caught with more than 38,500 indecent images of children

The Northern Echo: Teesside Crown Court

3:47pm Thursday 11th September 2014

A LONER who amassed a collection of more than 38,500 indecent images of children has walked free from court.

Middlesbrough loner caught with more than 38,500 indecent images of children

The Northern Echo: Teesside Crown Court

8:00pm Thursday 11th September 2014

A LONER who amassed a collection of more than 38,500 indecent images of children has avoided jail.

'Nasty' Nick comes to Middlesbrough

The Northern Echo: NASTY NICK: Former Eastenders star John Altman who is playing Fleshcreep in Jack and the Beanstalk at Middlesbrough Theatre.

4:59pm Wednesday 10th September 2014

'NASTY' Nick from EastEnders is swapping Albert Square for Middlesbrough Theatre where the iconic villain will be performing in Jack and the Beanstalk.

Prisoner families - helping the forgotten victims of crime on Teesside

The Northern Echo:

4:29pm Wednesday 10th September 2014

PRISONER families are being supported by a ground-breaking scheme on Teesside which could be rolled out across the North-East to help other forgotten victims of crime.

Pensioner robbed at Post Office cash point

The Northern Echo: PENSIONER ROBBED: Hunt for man who targeted pensioner at Middlesbrough cash point

3:43pm Tuesday 9th September 2014

A PENSIONER has been robbed at a cash point outside a Post Office.

Future plans sought for historic pub in Middlesbrough

The Northern Echo: FUTURE PLANS: Middlesbrough Council looking for new use for historic pub.

3:40pm Tuesday 9th September 2014

THE future use of an historic pub in the heart of a regeneration site is up for grabs.

Three arrests as police target troubled estate

The Northern Echo: DRUGS RAID: Police at a house in Middlesbrough town centre. Picture: STUART BOULTON.

6:40am Tuesday 9th September 2014

THREE men have been arrested as police launch a week-long crackdown on suspected criminals on a Middlesbrough estate.

Woman robbed as she walked through woodland

The Northern Echo: WOMAN ROBBED: A woman was pushed to the ground and robbed near the Flatts Lane car park near Middlesbrough.

5:43pm Tuesday 9th September 2014

A WOMAN has been robbed after she was pushed to the ground as she walked through woodland on the outskirts of Middlesbrough.

Teenage girl sexually assaulted in Middlesbrough

The Northern Echo:

1:24pm Tuesday 9th September 2014

A HUNT has been launched for a man who sexually assaulted a teenage girl.

Missing schoolboy Shaan Hussain from Middlesbrough found safe and well

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

1:27am Tuesday 9th September 2014

MISSING schoolboy Shaan Hussain has been found safe and well.


Twitter: Lucy Richardson (Middlesbrough Reporter)

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