Covering Saltburn, Guisborough, Brotton, Lingdale, Carlin How, Marske and surrounding villages


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.

Theatre group celebrates finding a new home

The Northern Echo: NEW HOME: Members of Earthbeat protesting outside Redcar and Cleveland Borough Council's cabinet meeting last year as they campaigned for a new theatre.

11:53am Friday 26th September 2014

A THEATRE group is celebrating after securing the long term lease of a former school as a base for their live performances.

Paragliding company on trial after North-East man fell to death

The Northern Echo: TRIAL DATE: David Mather with parents Ian and Ceri at his graduation.

12:02am Friday 26th September 2014

THE parents of a man who fell to his death while paragliding in South America are hoping for justice as the people whose negligence they believe killed their son finally face trial.

Leading 'green' champion shows support for recycling initiative

The Northern Echo: UPCYCLING STORE: Wayne Hemingway with Tracy O'Neill Head of Community Investment Coast & Country

12:51pm Thursday 25th September 2014

A LEADING designer and 'green' champion has given his seal of approval for an innovative community project.

Woman found dead at house in Guisborough

The Northern Echo:

1:38pm Wednesday 24th September 2014

POLICE are investigating the unexplained death of a 39-year-old woman who was found at an address in New Road in Guisborough just after midnight.

Suspected loan sharks arrested in illegal money lending operation

The Northern Echo: (10688465)

6:28pm Tuesday 23rd September 2014

SEVEN people have been arrested on suspicion of illegal money lending following an operation in the region.

Bunnyland transformed into Middle Earth

The Northern Echo: FAMILY CHOICE: Carol Hopkinson and Karl Wragg with (left) Rosalie, Holly and baby Poppy, three of their five children who inspired their business

2:48pm Tuesday 23rd September 2014

A CORNER of the region is to be transformed into Middle Earth - as plans for seven hobbit homes get underway.

Witness appeal after woman assaulted

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

5:57pm Monday 22nd September 2014

A WOMAN was left battered and bruised after she was assaulted while walking through an east Cleveland village.

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.

Time running out to secure place in Redcar Half Marathon

The Northern Echo: PLACES LEFT: Runners taking part in a previous Redcar Half Marathon

6:05pm Friday 19th September 2014

THE closing date for entries people wanting to take part in the Redcar Half Marathon is getting near the finishing line.

War memories go n show at Kirkleatham Museum

The Northern Echo: WAR HERO: Sergeant Edward Cooper's receiving his medal.

4:37pm Friday 19th September 2014

THE lives of residents involved in the First World War are being showcased as part of an exhibition at Kirkleatham Museum.

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.

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.

The Chilihound celebrates anniversary with a sparkle

The Northern Echo: MARKET PARTY: Graham Ford, right, is surprised by fellow stallholders Steve Oxby and Liz Ramshaw at Saltburn Farmers’ Market.

11:51am Thursday 18th September 2014

FOOD lovers had their tastebuds tickled when Saltburn Farmers’ Market enjoyed another busy day on Saturday.

Timeline of Marske's history unveiled

The Northern Echo: WINKIES TIMELINE:Winkies Castle Folk Museum, Marske by the Sea unveiled its new Timeline Interpretation Panel  by the Chair of the Parish Council, Councillor Mrs Norah Cooney and Ian AndersonPresident of Friends of Winkies Castle museum. Picture:SARAH CAL

6:20pm Tuesday 16th September 2014

A NEW timeline which depicts events in the history of an East Cleveland town has been installed in a museum.

Controversial abattoir could be closed by the end of the month

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

3:27pm Tuesday 16th September 2014

COUNCILLORS deciding on the future of a controversial abattoir were played the cries of sheep waiting for slaughter that could be heard from a young girl’s bedroom at night.

Beach volunteers

3:24pm Tuesday 16th September 2014

REDCAR and Cleveland Borough Council will be hosting a clean-up of the town’s beaches as part of the annual Great British Beach Clean. The litter pick, being held in partnership with the Marine Conservation Society, is appealing for volunteers in order to help survey and pick up the litter on the beach. Running from 10am till 12pm on Friday, September 19, the litter pick will start from Majuba Road Car Park. Anyone who wishes to volunteer should go or email

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.

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).

Man appears in court charged with causing death of seven-year-old Nathan Smith in Boosbeck road collision

The Northern Echo: FATAL COLLISION: 7 year old Nathan Smith who lived in Lingdale was killed in an incident in Boosbeck, east Cleveland last November.

3:54pm Friday 12th September 2014

A MAN has appeared in court charged with causing death by careless driving after a young boy died when he was struck by a vehicle in an east Cleveland village.

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.

UKIP MEP calls for income tax to be scrapped for minimum wage earners

4:05pm Friday 12th September 2014

AN MEP has suggested that income tax be scrapped for those earning a minimum wage.

Volunteers take over one of region's most historic sites as council pulls back

The Northern Echo: Gisborough Priory. Picture by Andy Lamb.

3:07pm Thursday 11th September 2014

THE running of one of the most important historic sites in the Tees Valley is to be handed over to volunteers.

Tweeters turn Redcar air blue as area tops Twitter profanity league

5:43pm Wednesday 10th September 2014

A SMALL community in the region has been identified as having some of the sweariest tweeters in the country.

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.

Controversial abattoir could be relocated away from village centre

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

3:43pm Tuesday 9th September 2014

A LONG running battle to force the closure of a village centre abattoir could be nearing a conclusion.

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.

From roadie to foodie

The Northern Echo: Graham Ford, former roadie who has set up a chilli sauce business

6:34pm Tuesday 9th September 2014

A FORMER roadie with cult indie band The House of Love has turned his hand to making chilli sauce for a living.

Charity shop remnants given makeover

The Northern Echo: Cleveland College of Art & Design up-cycled dresses modelled at a Teesside Hospice fundraiser.

6:30pm Tuesday 9th September 2014

DESIGN students have given a modern-day makeover to charity remnants.

Speeding clampdown catches 357 motorists

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

4:41pm Monday 8th September 2014

SIXTY-nine people were caught speeding by police in one hour on a stretch of road on Teesside as part of a summer clampdown.

Fun for all the family at Guisborough Forest

The Northern Echo: FOREST FUN: Keith Ferry crafting ‘Gypsy Flowers’. Credit Mike Dowson Photography

6:03am Monday 8th September 2014

VISITORS to an east Cleveland forest are in for a treat later this month when a number of bizarre creatures will break cover.

Firefighters head to Zimbabwe as part of charity partnershiup

The Northern Echo: Mike Dayson with equipment on his previous Operation Florian mission to Zimbabwe

3:07pm Sunday 7th September 2014

FOUR Cleveland firefighters are heading to Zimbabwe to help train over 100 firefighters there.

Man banned from every UK Asda after breaking female security guard's nose

The Northern Echo: File photo dated 19/02/14 of a sign at an ASDA Store as Asda boss Andy Clarke today hailed an improvement in quarterly sales growth and claimed its supermarket rivals were scrambling to keep up. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Issue date: Thursday August 14, 201

5:16pm Saturday 6th September 2014

A MAN has been banned from every Asda in the country after headbutting a female security guard - breaking her nose.

Arrests made after suspected joyriders' car blaze

5:48pm Friday 5th September 2014

A SUSPECTED stolen car caught fire after a collision, leading to four arrests and three people being taken to hospital.

Arrests made after car catches fire in collision

The Northern Echo:

1:52pm Friday 5th September 2014

A CAR caught fire after a collision between two cars resulting in one man being taken to hospital and two arrests.

Wind turbine in shadow of North York Moors approved by planners

The Northern Echo: WIND TURBINE: Turbine on the outskirts of Guisborough approved.

3:34pm Thursday 4th September 2014

A PLAN to erect a wind turbine on the outskirts of Guisborough has narrowly been approved despite strong opposition from local residents.

Meg the surfing dog enjoys the last days of summer

The Northern Echo: 'MEG'A DOG: Sam Davis and his surfing dog 'Meg' at Saltburn by the Sea. Picture:STUART BOULTON.

6:37pm Wednesday 3rd September 2014

HOLIDAYMAKERS, day-trippers - and Meg the surfing dog - enjoyed a Indian summer day at Saltburn today (September 3).

Bollywood by the North Yorkshire sea

The Northern Echo: SALTBURN BY THE SARI: Extras pose for a photograph on Saltburn pier in preparation for the shooting of a Bollywood movie. Picture: STUART BOULTON

6:04pm Wednesday 3rd September 2014

BOLLYWOOD glamour came to the traditional Yorkshire seaside today (September 3).

Still time for nominations for Tees Valley’s Black and Minority Ethnic communities awards

The Northern Echo: AWARDS NOMINATIONS: Lifetime achievement award winner Pete Widlinski, from 2010, with BME Network Co-ordinator Idrees Rashid.

6:58pm Tuesday 2nd September 2014

THE achievements of the Tees Valley’s Black and Minority Ethnic communities are celebrated at an annual awards event later this month.

Officer dislocates shoulder trying to arrest a man in Middlesbrough

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

4:23pm Tuesday 2nd September 2014

MEMBERS of the public have been praised by police after they helped apprehend a man who dislocated an officer's soldier when he intervened as the man was threatening people.

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.

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