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ACCIDENT SCENE: Police and emergency services on the scene. Picture: Cleveland Police

Road reopened after serious collision on A1085

HIGH TIMES: A man prepares a cannabis oil joint at Teesside Cannabis Club's Canna Camp Fest in Redcar. Picture: TOM BANKS

'Weed out the dealers and destroy the black market' say cannabis campaigners at rally

FOOD: A barbecue stall at the Saltburn Food Festival. Picture: STUART BOULTON.

Thousands enjoy a taste-bud tickling food festival in Saltburn

ON TRACK: Model railway enthusiasts look at the trains on display at Cleveland Model Railway club’s annual show at Redcar and Cleveland College. Picture: TOM BANKS

Model railways draw the crowds

BATHING WATER: Saltburn Pier is a popular destination seaside visitors

£5m scheme to improve bathing water at Saltburn will mean road closures

FOODIE: Gilly Robinson will be one of the guest chefs at Saltburn Food Festival

Special guests due at Saltburn Food Festival

Campaigners from across the country expected at Redcar pro-cannabis rally this weekend

REMEMBERED: Vera Robinson who was a Redcar RNLI fundraising legend.

RNLI fundraising legend dies after short illness

CARIBBEAN: Redcar Racecourse is holding its annual Caribbean Carnival Day

Pirates and cocktails to tempt horse racing punters

MILK: Several dairy farmers brought cattle to Redcar beach to raise awareness of low milk prices which are threatening their livelihoods pictured Dimples the calf  picture: SARAH CALDECOTT

Farmers take to the beach to highlight fight against falling milk prices

ABATTOIR: Campaigners outside an earlier Redcar and Cleveland Council meeting calling for the abattoir's closure.

Could the end be in sight to end residents' abattoir misery?

Two female teenagers attacked in the night as they walked home in Middlesbrough

FUNDING: Cllr Lynn Pallister, Redcar and Cleveland Borough Council's cabinet member for health and housing welcomed the funding.

Support offered to people with mental health issues

BILLINGHAM FOLKLORE FESTIVAL: A celebration of music and dance from around the world

27 reasons why Tees Valley should be named City of Culture 2025

FUNDRAISING: Ellie Sleightholm raising money for the Great North Air Ambulance Service in memory of Michael Sadler.

Caring teenager raises cash in memory of motorbike-loving friend

DEATH ROW: Sandiford

Cameron raises case of Redcar death row gran

WELL CONSTRUCTED: A model show at Kirkleatham Museum in Redcar.  The Guisborough layout belonging to the Cleveland Model Railway Club. Picture: CHRIS BOOTH

Show goes on at Kirkleatham Museum after burst pipe fails to deter staff

WHEELS IN MOTION: A group of lady cyclists gather at Healaugh Park in Yarm before taking part in a 40 mile ride in memory of Billie Fleming, a 1930's feminist cyclist who cycled everyday for a year. Picture: CHRIS BOOTH

Great hero of cycling remembered by Cycling Sisters

COURT: Teesside Crown Court

Judge tells would-be robber stabbed by victim "that's the risk you run"

DEATH: Police area appealing for witnesses following the death of 28-year-old Christopher Earl, from Liverton, east Cleveland.

Family pay tribute to motorcyclist killed in collision with pick-up

CANDIDATE?: Former Middlesbrough Mayor Ray Mallon is understood to have considered standing for the position of Tees Valley Mayor, should an election place.

Who will be the Tees Valley Mayor? Candidates already emerge for top job

Metro mayor for Tees Valley likely after council leaders seek devolved powers

Metro mayor for Tees Valley likely as council leaders seek greater powers

LIFE SENTENCE: Glyn Sullivan

Beaten with iron, choked with pyjama cord and stabbed, now elderly victim sees attacker jailed for life

AIR AMBULANCE: From left, back, Rizwan Naeem of Stormfront in Middlesbrough, Simon Le Clerc, Keith Armitage, Paul Burnage and Graham Pickering. Front, Nicola Grainger and Tom Heath with their children Jacob 2 and Joseph 7. Picture: STUART BOULTON.

Fundraising event in memory of tragic teen motorcyclist returns for its seventh year

HAND-REARED: The ducks had been hand-reared by the owner and some were only four months old when killed

Bodies of ducks 'strewn across allotment' after dogs set on them

REVAMP: The newly-refurbished swimming pool in Guisborough

Leisure centre reopens after £650,000, six-month refurbishment

RACE: A competitor in the lemon top relay at Redcar Picture: STUART BOULTON

Families earn their ice creams in the annual Lemon Top Relay race at Redcar beach

CONCERNS: Cllr Glyn Nightingale, who is one of the ward councillors who arranged the petition, raised concerns about the level of housing in the area.

Petition of 650 names to prevent sale of publicly-owned land for housing in Normanby handed to council

HELP: Redcar MP Anna Turley

MP's cash call for seaside towns

JAILED: Christopher Sharp

Man jailed after two-day crime spree left families living in fear

IMMIGRATION: Julie Botha with her children and grandchildren. Picture: STUART BOULTON

Father went on a routine holiday and never saw his family again due to new rule

RESTOCKING: The Environment Agency’s Richard Bond stocking the young sea trout into the beck

Thousands of fish released into once-polluted beck

STRICKEN: RNLI volunteers called out to stricken leisure boat off Redcar

RNLI crew called twice in one afternoon

MURDER SCENE: Kirkleatham Showground, near Redcar

Drugs, gangs and love rivalries: The murky past at heart of notorious murder

Stricken fishing vessel rescued off Redcar coast

Stricken fishing vessel rescued off Redcar coast

HEALTHY LIVING: Paul Gough with his new book

Former Northern Echo health columnist publishes health book aimed at the over-50s

OPEN GARDEN: Mike Heagney in his garden

Public flock to see TV garden opened to the public which raises hundreds of pounds for charity

GUILTY: Glyn Sullivan

Brave Harry vows to fight on as neighbour who left him for dead faces prison

GUILTY: Glyn Sullivan

Arrogant, rude and intimidating: The vicious attacker who left pensioner for dead

CROOKED CARER: Gemma Dodds obtained credit cards.

Spending spree carer jailed for 12 months after fleecing pensioner out of thousands

ATTACK: Detective Inspector Matt Murphy-King, of Cleveland Police, at the scene of last week's attack

Police investigating sex attack make appeal for two men to come forward

PROTECTED STATUS: The Serpentine Lake at Hornby Castle, near Bedale, which forms part of the newly-listed medieval hunting park

List of protected buildings released

SUMMER SCHOOL: A young player from the Tees Valley Music Service

Budding music stars invited to summer school

LIFEBOAT APPEAL: Sea cadet Matthew Esplin, 14, raising money for the RNLI as part of his Duke of Edinburgh award. PICTURE: Dave Cocks, RNLI

Redcar's lifeboatmen and women and supporters raise more than £3,000 on public appeal day

VINTAGE: Lorna Jackson and Alison Nelson from Saltburn Food Festival with the vintage bus.

Foodies get chance to ride on vintage bus

ELECTION: Redcar and Cleveland cabinet member for children Cllr Craig Hannaway with newly elected Member of Youth Parliament Timothy Would (CORR).

Redcar student sets off on political path

Missing man last seen in distressed state

Missing man found in Hartlepool

TRIATHLON: Competitors line up for a previous Redcar Triathlon event.

Applications for Redcar Triathlon go live

Open gardens

Open gardens day a big success in Skelton

SNAKE SHOCK: The second snake

Snakes on a lane 2! Second python found on Teesside road as police seek man called 'Danny'

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