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What's On: Fireworks displays and bonfire nights in North-East and North Yorkshire

The Northern Echo: Fireworks over the Wicker Man at South Park, Oxford, in 2010. There is no wicker man this year, but organisers promise a spectacular show

11:49am Thursday 30th October 2014

Free and ticketed firework displays and bonfire nights across the North-East and North Yorkshire.

Archbishop of York apologises for hurt cause to victim of abuse by Saltburn priest

The Northern Echo: HEINOUS CRIME: Dennis Franks

6:08am Thursday 30th October 2014

THE Archbishop of York has apologised to a man for "abuse and hurt" caused by an Anglican priest.

Missing man

4:32pm Thursday 30th October 2014

CONCERN is growing for a missing 30-year-old man who was last seen on Saturday, October 25 in Eston Town Centre.

Savers promised their money back after Redcar credit union is wound up

2:03pm Wednesday 29th October 2014

SAVERS have been promised their money will be repaid after a credit union has been closed.

Pensioner fighting for his life after violent assault

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

3:16pm Tuesday 28th October 2014

A PENSIONER is fighting for his life after being found with serious head injuries at a house in an east Cleveland village.

Footage released of school theft suspect

The Northern Echo:

2:53pm Tuesday 28th October 2014

DETECTIVES have released CCTV footage of a man they want to speak to in connection with thefts at a school in Redcar.

Pensioner fighting for his life after violent assault

The Northern Echo: MAN ARRESTED: Man arrested in connection with double assault in Hartlepool

3:56pm Tuesday 28th October 2014

A PENSIONER is fighting for his life after being found with serious head injuries at a house in an east Cleveland village.

National recognition for service helping keep people in own homes

The Northern Echo: HOMECALL SUCCESS: Grace Wynn, a HomeCall customer from Guisborough, and Sue Moody an Independent Living Advisor for HomeCall.

3:14pm Monday 27th October 2014

A VITAL communication service enabling eldery and vulnerable people to live in their own homes has been recognised with a national award.

Earthbeat takes centre stage by revamping former school

The Northern Echo: ELBOW GREASE:Earthbeat theatre group is starting work on rejuvenating the former Saltburn Primary School pictured Donny O'Shea, Jeff Galuidi, Julie Beadle and Craig Henderson.

5:05pm Sunday 26th October 2014

SECURING the longterm lease of a former school has been a drama for Earthbeat, a theatre group for adults with learning disabilities, but their story looks like it will have a happy ending now work has begun transforming a former school.

MPs meeting Cable to discuss Tata Steel

4:00pm Sunday 26th October 2014

TEESSIDE MPs are holding an urgent meeting with Business Secretary Vince Cable tomorrrow (MON) to demand assurances about the possible sale of Tata Steel.

RNLI heroes to star in new TV show

The Northern Echo:

4:17pm Saturday 25th October 2014

THE heroic efforts of the region's RNLI volunteers are to be broadcast to the nation.

Museum to host top wildlife photography exhibition

The Northern Echo: PHOTOGRAPHIC EXHIBITION: Redcar photographer Tony Robinson showcasing his work at Kirkleatham Museum

3:55pm Wednesday 22nd October 2014

WILDLIFE lovers will be able to enjoy a new exhibition by some of the country's finest photographers when it opens at the weekend.

Teesside vet gives advice to calm pets on Bonfire Night

The Northern Echo: Lenny the dog who was frightened at last year's Bonfire Night in the Leeds area

5:51pm Tuesday 21st October 2014

A TEESSIDE vet has issued advice on how to keep pets calm in the Bonfire Night period.

Big draw at Gisborough Priory

The Northern Echo: BIG DRAW: Young artist at work in Gisborough Priory Woodland Gardens.

4:10pm Monday 20th October 2014

LOVERS of the outdoors are being encouraged to take part in this year's Big Draw in Gisborough Priory Woodland Gardens.

Residents fears housing will ruin Saltburn's identity

11:37am Sunday 19th October 2014

AN MP has joined the fight to stop 130 homes being built amid fears it will result in a seaside town losing its identity.

Redcar pensioner John 'Husky' Petch still refusing to leave property 13 days after eviction attempt

The Northern Echo: John Petch, known as Husky

6:45pm Sunday 19th October 2014

A PENSIONER who has held out for 13 days against a council's attempt to evict him from an industrial compound has insisted it was the authority who put him there in the first place.

Six fire crews deal with farm blaze near Guisborough

The Northern Echo:

10:24pm Friday 17th October 2014

Six fire crews are currently dealing with a blaze in a farm building believed to contain farm machinery and acetylene cylinders.

Schools target child sexual exploitation

The Northern Echo:

10:45am Friday 17th October 2014

THE grooming and sexual exploitation of children in a North-East town hit the headlines recently. LUCY RICHARDSON discovers what is being done to protect youngsters at schools Middlesbrough to ensure it doesn’t become another Rotherham or Oxford.

Investor targeting Teesside steel mills plays down job cuts fears

The Northern Echo:

9:00am Thursday 16th October 2014

HUNDREDS of North-East steelworkers face an uncertain future after Tata Steel announced it was in talks to sell off its loss-making long products business.

Redcar pensioner, 66, fighting eviction says; "the people are with me, even if the council against"

The Northern Echo: John Petch, known as Husky

7:15pm Thursday 16th October 2014

A PENSIONER who has held out for 11 days against a council's attempt to evict him from an industrial compound says he has been "overwhelmed" with public support.

Appeal for more life-savers

6:37pm Thursday 16th October 2014

VOLUNTEERS are being sought to join the coastguard rescue service.

Changes to community care backed by NHS bosses

5:22pm Wednesday 15th October 2014

HEALTH bosses have backed wide-ranging plans to change community health services for the vulnerable and elderly in the South Tees area.

Charity ball looking for new main sponsor to help it grow

The Northern Echo: SPONSORS NEEDED: Catherine Marshall, Nina Fryer, Philip Taylor with Barnardo's Vice President, Debbie Anderson, David Conway, Kirsty Guy Barnardo's Major Gifts Manager at the first ball in 2013.

5:10pm Wednesday 15th October 2014

A GROUP of friends are looking for sponsors as they start organising next year's annual summer ball in aid of Barnardo's.

No end in sight in stand off between pensioner and council

The Northern Echo: STAYING PUT: John Petch, aka Husky, looks out for High Court sheriffs from his Dormanstown home after being threatened with eviction by Redcar and Cleveland council. Picture: STUART BOULTON.

4:53pm Wednesday 15th October 2014

A STAND-off between a pensioner and his local council looks set to continue as they remain at loggerheads.

Dismay as sale of Teesside steel operation by Tata considered

The Northern Echo: STRIKE WARNING: Unite says workers at Tata Steel’s Teesside Technology Centre could take action

10:15am Wednesday 15th October 2014

UNION chiefs have reacted with dismay to news that North-East steel firm Tata has signed a memorandum of understanding ahead of a possible sale of its Long Products Europe business.

Bottles thrown

12:09pm Wednesday 15th October 2014

A MAN locked himself in a flat and hurled glass bottles out of a window before being arrested by police. Police were called to a report of a disturbance on Station Road in Redcar at around 7pm on Tuesday night. Officers found that a man in one of the flats had locked himself in and was making threats to injure himself. Specially trained officers attended, forced entry to the flat and arrested the 48-year-old. He was taken to hospital with minor injuries and arrested on suspicion of causing criminal damage to a motor vehicle and making threats with intent to endanger life.

Police arrest Redcar man who was threatening to injure himself

The Northern Echo:

10:35pm Tuesday 14th October 2014

POLICE hve arrested a man who locked himself in a flat, was throwing glass bottles out of a window and making threats to injure himself.

50 new homes for elderly and vulnerable

2:03pm Tuesday 14th October 2014

ALMOST 50 new homes will be built for vulnerable adults and the elderly near Middlesbrough.

Police concern for missing Redcar man Anthony Smith

The Northern Echo: DELEGATION: A conference of the UK's most senior ranking police officers is taking place in North Yorkshire

10:15pm Monday 13th October 2014

POLICE are urgently trying to trace a man missing from home since this morning.

Early festive boost for shoppers and businesses

The Northern Echo: FESTIVE PARKING: Redcar and Cleveland Borough Council's early Christmas parking boost

12:11pm Sunday 12th October 2014

SHOPPERS are in for an early Christmas boost with the introduction of a festive free parking scheme almost two months ahead of schedule.

Man dies following assault in Hartlepool last weekend

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

11:18am Sunday 12th October 2014

A MAN has lost his fight for life a week after suffering a violent assault, police have confirmed.

New credit union household appliances shop opens in Redcar

The Northern Echo: Chief Executive of Moneywise, Paul Burton with Cllr Lynn Pallister and Leader of Redcar & Cleveland Council, George Dunning.  Picture by Dave Charnley

10:19am Sunday 12th October 2014

A SHOWROOM with a difference has opened on Redcar High Street, offering low interest loans to help residents buy furniture and household appliances at cheaper prices.

Community rallies round Husky as his stand off with the council continues

The Northern Echo:

5:49pm Saturday 11th October 2014

A PENSIONER fighting to protect his beloved collection of vintage machinery may be short in stature but he certainly has high standing in his community.

Residents' fury as east Cleveland abattoir stays open

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

7:05pm Thursday 9th October 2014

THERE were angry scenes as villagers were told there were no immediate plans to close a Halal abattoir they claim is blighting their lives.

Career criminal went equipped for burglary

The Northern Echo: COURT DATE: Teesside Crown Court

1:30pm Thursday 9th October 2014

A JUDGE has jailed a masked burglar who had equipped himself with a jemmy, a craft knife and a crowbar.

Photographer displays work at museum

The Northern Echo: PHOTOGRAPHIC EXHIBITION: Redcar photographer Tony Robinson showcasing his work at Kirkleatham Museum

1:19pm Thursday 9th October 2014

A REDCAR photographer will be showcasing his rapidly expanding portfolio of stunning landscape shots at his home town museum.

Lottery funding to help protect Tees Valley's wildlife

1:09pm Thursday 9th October 2014

A WILDLIFE trust has received a massive financial boost after being awarded more than £400,000 from the Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF).

Criticism after military jets forced to avoid passenger plane

The Northern Echo: AIR ALERT: Hawk jets taking off from RAF Leeming

6:03am Thursday 9th October 2014

AIR traffic controllers have been criticised after two high-speed RAF fighter jets were forced to take evasive action to avoid a passenger plane.

Cleveland Police attempt to recover £500,000 paid to former chief constable Sean Price

The Northern Echo:

2:45pm Wednesday 8th October 2014

A DISGRACED chief constable has appeared in court as Cleveland Police attempt to recover more than £500,000 it says he should not have been paid while head of the force.

Multi-million pound road improvement plans for south Stockton revealed

The Northern Echo: The Arriva six service will travel from Stillington to Stockton town centre via Hartburn once the council cuts its bus subsidies from April 1

7:40pm Wednesday 8th October 2014

NEARLY £19m is expected to be spent on improving Stockton's roads over the next two years.

Innovative scheme to help people get online

The Northern Echo: DIGITAL SCHEME: Paul McAlpine, holding laptop, Gemma Cooper and Mark Langthorne all of Innov8 with Amy Jiggins of Coast and Country.

3:44pm Tuesday 7th October 2014

A SPECIALIST technology company has teamed up with a social housing provider to enhance its digital inclusion scheme.

Dormanstown pensioner "Husky" ties himself to fence after refusing to leave council-owned property

The Northern Echo:

5:55pm Monday 6th October 2014

A PENSIONER has tied himself to the fence and is refusing to leave a council-owned building which houses his huge collection of vintage farm machinery.

Fear for future of Teesside steelworks after £194m loss follows £275m previous year

The Northern Echo: HOT TOPIC: A slab of steel on the production line at SSI UK on Teesside

6:40am Monday 6th October 2014

AN 1,800 jobs North-East steel business has reported more heavy losses in its latest accounts, leading auditors to express fears about its ability to continue as a going concern.

'Steel jobs are safe', bosses insist

The Northern Echo:

11:49am Sunday 5th October 2014

STEEL bosses insist 1,800 jobs at a famous North-East plant are safe despite fears that its losses are unsustainable.

Woman tells court she fears her ex-boyfriend will kill her

The Northern Echo: Teesside Crown Court

6:39pm Sunday 5th October 2014

A WOMAN whose cheek was fractured during a horrific attack by her ex-boyfriend chillingly forecast: "I think he'll probably kill me one day."

Solider cinema operative offers footage of recreation of Battle of Arnhem to old soldiers

The Northern Echo:

8:15am Thursday 2nd October 2014

AN ARMY veteran has revealed how he unearthed footage of those who survived one of the Second World War's bloodiest battles.

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 guilt over hammer attack rapist, by ex-wife who did not report beatings

The Northern Echo:

11:04am Monday 29th September 2014

THE former wife of a stalker-rapist, who planned to bury his victim in a shallow grave, spoke for the first time last night about her years of hell.

Teacher training on the curriculum

The Northern Echo: TEACHER TRAINING: Keri Beever, who features in the campaign, with Jamie Johnson.

3:37pm Monday 29th September 2014

A RECRUITMENT campaign has been launched for candidates to train to be teachers in Redcar and Cleveland.

Sandwich shop wins approval to sell hot food

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

12:41pm Friday 26th September 2014

A SANDWICH shop almost fell foul of tough new guidelines restricting the number of takeaways allowed in a the Redcar area.



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