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Hunt for robber who targeted cash delivery van

The Northern Echo:

11:31am Monday 1st September 2014

A ROBBER has stolen a substantial amount of money following an early morning raid on a cash delivery van in Hartlepool this morning (Monday, September 1).

Extra funding to help get young people's live back on track

The Northern Echo: The new Redcar and Cleveland Leisure and Community Heart where the cabinet meeting took place.

3:06pm Monday 1st September 2014

UNDER privileged and troubled families are to get an additional helping hand as a government scheme expands to take in more affected children.

Beach clean up leaves it 'barefoot' friendly

The Northern Echo: LITTER PICK: Ten year old Eli Holmes and nine year old Yasmin Hetherington clean up Saltburn beach. Picture: STUART BOULTON.

2:01pm Sunday 31st August 2014

VOLUNTEERS young and old were on Saltburn beach over the weekend to help pick up litter and ensure that the sands are 'barefoot' friendly.

Three hurt as car and bus collide

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

1:35pm Saturday 30th August 2014

THREE people were hurt when a car and a bus collided head-on this morning.

Man narrowly avoids jail for £17,000 benefit fraud

4:40pm Friday 29th August 2014

A MARRIED chef who claimed to be single and unemployed pocketed more than £17,000 in hand-outs he should not have got.

Special guests descend on museum

The Northern Echo: FILM HISTORY: Kirkleatham Museum, Redcar, hosted the Invasion Science Fiction exhibition last year. Pictured are items from the Alien film series.

4:34pm Friday 29th August 2014

A NUMBER of special guests will be making an appearance at Kirkleatham Museum on Sunday, as part of an exhibition of show business memorabilia.

Charity opens new store with 'Something In Mind' for everyone

The Northern Echo: GRAND OPENING: Labour Party candidate Anna Turley (centre) with Tom Blenkinsop MP officially open the new Something in Mind shop in Redcar with Veronica Harrett, chief executive of Redcar and Cleveland Mind (left), staff member Ron Storey and Barbara Newm

12:25pm Friday 29th August 2014

A NEW charity store has opened its doors with ‘Something in Mind’ for everyone.

Production to highlight WWI experiences of Tees Valley residents

The Northern Echo: Homecoming will commemorate war experiences of Tees Valley residents

3:27pm Thursday 28th August 2014

THE wartime experiences of North-East residents lie at the heart of an upcoming theatrical production.

Community groups urged to bid for NHS cash

12:37pm Wednesday 27th August 2014

COMMUNITY and volunteer groups are being urged to bid for a share of £400,000 to promote better health in Middlesbrough and Redcar and Cleveland.

Bingo loving pensioner celebrates her birthday in style

The Northern Echo: BINGO BIRTHDAY:Vera Laird celebrated her 90th birthday at the Beacon Bingo in Redcar. Picture:SARAH CALDECOTT

2:53pm Tuesday 26th August 2014

A BINGO loving pensioner had a real birthday treat when friends and family helped her celebrate in her favourite venue.

Riders raise £12,000 for Children's Foundation

The Northern Echo: Cyclists from the Interserve Employee Foundation presenting a cheque for £12,194 to The Children’s Foundation at The Link CIC, Redcar.    Pictured (L-to-R) are: Alfie George, eight and Ben Barnes, 11 from The Link, Libby Nolan from The Childre

4:37pm Tuesday 26th August 2014

SIX North-East employees from Interserve have completed a 265 mile London to Paris bike ride, raising more than £12,000 for a children’s charity.

Man in court over two knifepoint robberies at East Cleveland stores

8:15pm Monday 25th August 2014

A MAN will appear in court tomorrow (Tuesday) in connection with two knifepoint robberies in East Cleveland.

Knitting World Cup tribute lives on in calendar

The Northern Echo: The Saltburn Yarn Bombing 2015 calendar: football special is on sale now

9:55pm Sunday 24th August 2014

JANUARY shows a picture of a footballer with a toned physique limbering up before a match - while June pictures a glamorous WAG complete with hair extensions and designer sunglasses.

Whale Bones Walk raises more than £120,000 in 21 years for mountain rescuers

The Northern Echo: REWARDING WALK:  Volunteer walkers and members of the Cleveland Mountain Rescue Team (CMRT) who completed a 23 mile walk from Whitby to Marske in order to raise money for the CMRT.  Holding the cheque for £11,060 are Paul Smith from the CMRT and lan

6:20pm Sunday 24th August 2014

LIFESAVERS with a head for heights have been presented with a cheque to help outdoor adventurers by a group of 130 walkers who raised more than £11,000.

Arsonists could kill warn police following fifth Redcar fire

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2:34pm Sunday 24th August 2014

IT is only a matter of time until someone is seriously injured or even killed, police have warned arsonists after tackling the fifth fire in recent weeks in Redcar.

Man wanted in connection with Guisborough knife slash incident

The Northern Echo:

8:49pm Saturday 23rd August 2014

POLICE are appealing for information to help trace 20-year-old Thomas Watson who is wanted in connection with a knife incident in Guisborough, east Cleveland.

Teenager arrested after knifepoint robbery

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6:46pm Friday 22nd August 2014

A BOY, 15, has been arrested in connection with a knifepoint robbery at a Sainsbury’s in Redcar.

Thief's girlfriend sent burglary victim abusive text, court told

2:10pm Friday 22nd August 2014

A BURGLARY victim was sent a foul-mouthed text message from a neighbour who helped her criminal boyfriend sell the stolen loot.

Knifepoint robbery at Redcar Sainsbury store

5:05pm Thursday 21st August 2014

A KNIFEPOINT robbery took place at a Sainsbury’s store in Redcar in which a thief stole cigarettes and a quantity of cash.

Knifepoint robbery at Sainsbury's in Redcar

The Northern Echo:

12:06pm Thursday 21st August 2014

A KNIFEPOINT robbery took place this morning at a Sainsbury’s store in Redcar in which a thief stole cigarettes and a quantity of cash.

Missing Redcar teenager found

The Northern Echo:

1:52pm Wednesday 20th August 2014

A 16-YEAR-old girl from Redcar, missing from home, has turned up safe and well.

Teenager missing from Redcar

The Northern Echo:

1:42pm Wednesday 20th August 2014

A SEARCH is underway for a missing 16-year-old girl from Redcar.

Increase rail fares prompt protests

The Northern Echo: RAIL PROTEST: Action for Rail protesters protest increase in fares at Thornaby Station. Pictured Louise Baldock Labour candidate,  Mark Edmundson Unison northern area organiser, Pete Widlinski and Cllr Tracey Stott . Picture:SARAH CALDECOTT

7:18pm Tuesday 19th August 2014

ABOVE inflation increases in train fares prompted protests at the region's rail stations.

Big surprise at teddy bear picnic

The Northern Echo: TEDDY BEAR: Two-year-old Rowan Coombes from Marske during the teddy bears picnic at Gisborough Priory Picture: STUART BOULTON

1:49pm Tuesday 19th August 2014

THERE was a big surprise in the woods this weekend as teddy bears whizzed around a picnic.

Police appeal after man tries to get 16-year-old girl into car

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

9:50am Tuesday 19th August 2014

A 16-year-old girl was approached by a middle-aged male driver who tried to get her into his car.

Shop robbed

4:45pm Sunday 17th August 2014

A ROBBER threatened shop workers with a knife before escaping with cash and cigarettes. No-one was hurt in the robbery which took place shortly after 6.15pm on Saturday (AUG16) on the High Street at Lingdale in east Cleveland. The man was wearing a dark hooded jacket, dark tracksuit bottoms and dark trainers. Anyone who may have seen the man is asked to contact DC Mark Casey on the 101 number or anonymously on the 0800 555 111 Crimestoppers number.

Seek help before it's too late, urges anorexic woman hoping to help others with eating disorders

The Northern Echo: BEAT IT: Ashley Cable has organised a fun day in aid of charity beat helping people battle eating disorders. Picture:SARAH CALDECOTT (9373192)

12:56pm Sunday 17th August 2014

SEEK help before it’s too late, is the advice of an anorexic to those afraid they may have an eating disorder.

Calls for Labour Party intervention over controversial abattoir

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

12:20pm Friday 15th August 2014

CAMPAIGNERS fighting to close down an east Cleveland slaughterhouse they maintain is ruining their quality of life have written to Labour North to complain about their council’s handling of their objections.

Best ever year for Prior Pursglove College students

The Northern Echo: BEST YEAR: Students at Prior Pursglove College in Guisborough receive their A-Level results.

5:08pm Thursday 14th August 2014

STUDENTS at a Guisborough college have set the bar high after achieving a record breaking 99 per cent pass rate for this year’s A-levels.

Video: Dramatic lifeboat rescue of two submerged cars

The Northern Echo:

9:03pm Wednesday 13th August 2014

TWO submerged cars had to be retrieved from the sea by a lifeboat crew when they became swamped by the tide.

Volunteers spruce up distinctive seafront cinema

The Northern Echo: CINEMA SWEEP: Volunteers help to clean up Redcar's Regent Cinema.

12:25pm Wednesday 13th August 2014

A CINEMA was given a spring clean when volunteers came together to fight to preserve a town’s heritage.

16-year-old missing from Teesside found safe and well

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

12:20pm Wednesday 13th August 2014

A 16-year-old who went missing from Teesside has been found safe and well.

Vigilantes jailed for kettle attack

4:33pm Monday 11th August 2014

TWO vigilantes who beat up a drug dealer for selling cannabis to a young girl have been handed nine and six month jail sentences after they admitted wounding offences.

"The tide is turning," say the organisers of the region's first pro-cannabis rally as it passes without a single arrest

The Northern Echo: PRO-LEGALISATION: Cannabis users gather in Redcar. Picture: STUART BOULTON. (8871940)

4:44pm Sunday 3rd August 2014

CAMPAIGNERS fighting to legalise cannabis claim the tide is turning in their favour as the region’s first pro-cannabis rally passed without a single arrest this weekend.

First pro-cannabis rally in North-East underway in Redcar

The Northern Echo: WEED SEED: Plastic packs of cannabis seeds.    Picture: ANDY LAMB (8790772)

2:15pm Saturday 2nd August 2014

THE region’s first pro-cannabis rally is underway in Redcar.

Happiness is a trip to Saltburn (the long way round) says 3,000-mile journey cyclist

The Northern Echo: RIDER RETURNS: Kendal Aitken returns to Saltburn after cycling around the coast of England, raising money for charity and promoting nature, freedom and happiness.  Picture: CHRIS BOOTH

6:01pm Friday 1st August 2014

A CYCLIST has biked 3,000 miles around the coast of Britain to spread a positive message about nature, freedom and happiness.

Pelican fits the bill at bird sanctuary

The Northern Echo: PLEASED AS PERCY: Dalmatian Pelican 'Percy' is re-homed at the Kirkleatham Owl Centre in Redcar.  Pictured being fed by volunteer Natalie Winner.  Picture: CHRIS BOOTH

5:55pm Friday 1st August 2014

A LARGE new arrival who is confused about his identity has been welcomed to a bird sanctuary.

Captain Cook and Viking warrior declare allegiance to Yorkshire

The Northern Echo: YORKSHIRE DECLARED: Chris Foote Wood reads out a Yorkshire declaration while dressed as Captain Cook to celebrate Yorkshire Day on Redcar High Street.  Picture: CHRIS BOOTH

5:55pm Friday 1st August 2014

AN explorer and a Viking warrior were in Redcar to help the town to mark its Yorkshire roots with a special reading of the Yorkshire Declaration of Integrity.

Beauty spots retain Green Flag status thanks to volunteer support

The Northern Echo: VOLUNTEERS REWARDED: Pictured with volunteers at Flatts Lane Woodland Country Park are Kevin Wilson, Natural Heritage manager), Councillor Olwyn Peters and Councillor Christopher Massey

2:28pm Friday 1st August 2014

VOLUNTEERS are celebrating after their dedication helped three of Redcar and Cleveland’s beauty spots retain their Green Flag Status.

Sealed with success - seal population hits 100 thanks to river clean-up

6:06pm Thursday 31st July 2014

THE seal population at an industrial centre has grown to 100.

Father jailed for assaulting baby son

4:53pm Thursday 31st July 2014

A MAN who broke the arm and ribs of his young baby – the first injury occurring when the child was just two weeks old – has been jailed for 15 months.

Region's first pro-cannabis rally to take place in Redcar on Saturday

The Northern Echo: WEED SEED: Plastic packs of cannabis seeds.    Picture: ANDY LAMB (8790772)

6:04am Thursday 31st July 2014

CANNABIS users from all over the country will gather en-masse in the region on Saturday.

North-East history buff gives talk at movie exhibition

The Northern Echo: FILM HISTORY: Kirkleatham Museum, Redcar, hosted the Invasion Science Fiction exhibition last year. Pictured are items from the Alien film series.

3:20pm Wednesday 30th July 2014

A FILM historian will be talking about the film industry during an exhibition of show business memorabilia.

Top local food producers take centre stage at Saltburn Food Festival

The Northern Echo: LOCAL FOODIES: Ed Trewhitt, Andrea Havard and Mike Gosnay gearing up for the Saltburn Food Festival

2:51pm Wednesday 30th July 2014

A TRIO of local food lovers will be passing on the tips of their trades with a series of tasty workshops at Saltburn Food Festival.

New figures show 33 per cent increase in accident house fires across Cleveland

1:56pm Wednesday 30th July 2014

FIREFIGHTERS have issued a warning to householders across Teesside after latest figures show a 33 per cent rise in accidental house fires.

Farewell party as long serving trustee and chairman of trust stands down

The Northern Echo: DEDICATION REWARDED: Peter Sotheran was presented a set of engraved glassware as a token of the thanks of the trustees and residents of the almshouses after 24 years on the board

2:09pm Tuesday 29th July 2014

THE chairman of east Cleveland’s historic almshouses has stood down after almost quarter of a century as a trustee.

Senior police officers at Cleveland Police accused of conspiring to cover up institutional racism

The Northern Echo: Chief Constable of Cleveland Police Jacqui Cheer

9:19am Tuesday 29th July 2014

CLAIMS that senior officers at Cleveland Police conspired to cover up institutional racism will be investigated by an external police force, it has emerged.

Air Ambulance helps man who had heart problems in Brotton

6:51pm Monday 28th July 2014

THE Great North Air Ambulance was called to assist with a man who had had heart problems.

Fishing boat towed to safety at Saltburn

The Northern Echo: Redcar lifeboat tows a fishing boat to safety near Saltburn today, Sunday. Picture courtesy of Redcar RNLI

4:14pm Sunday 27th July 2014

THREE fishermen were towed to shore after an engine failure this morning (SUN).

Kicking the habit with a running challenge

The Northern Echo: FITNESS CHALLANGE: Redcar and Cleveland Borough Councillors Sheelagh Clarke and Olwyn Peters alongside runners and staff launching the running challenge.

3:29pm Saturday 26th July 2014

RUNNERS are being given the opportunity to help run smoking out of town by claiming a free place at one of the region’s popular sporting events.



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