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Missing Redcar man found safe

The Northern Echo:

9:48pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

POLICE are urgently appealing for information about a missing 55-year-old man who was last seen in Redcar this morning.

Covert camera captures railway cable thief

The Northern Echo: CROWN COURT: Railway cable thief jailed

2:56pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

A COVERT camera was used to capture a railway cable thief in the act, a court heard.

Beach sealed off after discovery of training mortar

The Northern Echo: TRAINING MORTAR: Section of beach sealed off following discovery of training mortar

6:05pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

A SECTION of a Teesside beach was cordoned off following the discovery of a suspected explosive device.

Shortage of foster carers drives new appeal

The Northern Echo: (8442948)

2:20pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

FIVE councils in the Tees Valley have launched a joint appeal for more foster carers because the demand from children is outstripping the supply of homes.

Woman savaged by police dog searching for suspected criminal dies in hospital

The Northern Echo: : General view of Penrith Road in Middlesbrough following the incident. Picture: DAVID WOOD (8359113)

3:47pm Monday 21st July 2014

A WOMAN who was savaged by a police dog searching for a suspected criminal has died in hospital.

Life before the Saxon Princess uncovered in new Anglo Saxon exhibition

The Northern Echo: ARCHEALOGICAL DISCOVERIES: Dr Steve Sherlock at the Street House Before The Saxons exhibition at Kirkleatham Museum. Picture: STUART BOULTON.

6:51pm Sunday 20th July 2014

FOLLOWING the overwhelming success of the Saxon Princess exhibition a prequel gallery has opened at Kirkleatham Museum showing how people lived in east Cleveland 5,000 years ago.

Boxer Stuart Hall let's his trousers do the talking at golf day

The Northern Echo: TROUSER ROUSER: Boxer Stuart Hall putts on the 18th during a charity tournament at Saltburn Golf Club.

4:06pm Sunday 20th July 2014

BOXER Stuart Hall threw his weight behind a charity golf day by swapping his boxing gloves for fluorescent trousers.

Neolithic findings go on display at Kirkleatham Museum

The Northern Echo: HISTORIC FINDINGS: Archaeologists work in fields near Loftus, east Cleveland. Steve Sherlock is pictured with the Saxon gold bracteate last year.

12:31am Saturday 19th July 2014

MORE remarkable discoveries are to be unveiled as part of a stunning exhibition of some of the finest Anglo Saxon finds from Northern England.

Social housing group takes over former auction house in Saltburn

The Northern Echo: NEW START: Coast and Country's Iain Sim (right) with former owner John Simmons and his wife Victoria.

2:08pm Friday 18th July 2014

A SOCIAL housing group has taken over the former Saltburn Salerooms building to enable it to sell affordable second-hand furniture and offer training opportunities.

Celebrity chefs set to wow the crowds at Saltburn Food Festival

The Northern Echo: FOODIE TREATS: Food Festival organiser Lorna Jackson and guest chef Sarah Muir look forward to the Festival with a cuppa on Saltburn Pier.

2:00pm Friday 18th July 2014

FOOD lovers are in for a treat next month when the Saltburn Food Festival takes over the seaside town.

Working women suffering abuse at home and victims over 45 targeted in two Teesside domestic violence campaigns

The Northern Echo: Union UNISON and  domestic violence charity, My Sisters Place, in Middlesbrough have joined forces to campaign for change which would see its support services available during a shift

5:58pm Thursday 17th July 2014

CAMPAIGNS have been launched to help victims of domestic abuse seek help in the workplace and encourage more over 45s to speak out.

Tees Valley could be a 'cultural giant' believes arts council boss

6:04am Thursday 17th July 2014

THE Tees Valley could create a ‘cultural giant’ if its politicians joined forces to promote local talent and attractions, according to the Chief Executive of the Arts Council.

Man attacked after attempting to stop 'altercation' between another man and young girl in Redcar

The Northern Echo: MAN ASSAULTED: Police are hunting a man who assaulted a man who intervened in an altercation in Redcar

5:28pm Wednesday 16th July 2014

POLICE are appealing for witnesses after a man was attacked after attempting to stop an altercation between another man and young girl in Redcar.

Justices call for urgent review of death row grandmother's legal aid refusal

The Northern Echo: DRUGS CONVICTION: Lindsay Sandiford

1:54pm Wednesday 16th July 2014

THE UK's highest court has called on the Government to carry out an urgent review of whether funding for legal representation can be given in the case of a grandmother facing death by firing squad in Indonesia for drugs offences.

Indonesia death row drug trafficking gran Lindsay Sandiford loses appeal

The Northern Echo:

11:15am Wednesday 16th July 2014

A GRANDMOTHER on death row in Indonesia has lost an appeal at the UK's highest court over the lawfulness of a Government policy not to provide funding for legal representation to Britons facing capital charges abroad.

Career criminals jailed after burgling pensioner's Redcar home

8:14pm Sunday 13th July 2014

TWO career criminals who stole priceless antiques from a 79-year-old woman’s home have been jailed.

Marilyn adds touch of glamour to movie exhibition

The Northern Echo: A DAY AT THE MOVIES: 'Marilyn Monroe' at the new Celebrity Movie Treasures exhibition at Kirleatham Museum, Redcar. Picture: TOM BANKS

12:14pm Sunday 13th July 2014

A MARILYN Monroe look-alike brought a touch of glamour to the opening of an exhibition of show business memorabilia.

Blow for Lib Dems as Swales reveals he plans to relinquish Redcar seat

The Northern Echo: 09.05.11-profi-DJ
Ian Swales pictured in his constituency office at The old Station. For a year of the coalition. Story by Chris Lloyd.
pic: Doug Jackson (8130139)

6:08pm Friday 11th July 2014

LIBERAL Democrat hopes in the North-East suffered a heavy blow today (Friday), when a second MP in the region announced he was quitting.

M&S set to go ahead with Redcar store closure plan

The Northern Echo: CLOSING DOWN: M&S set to go ahead with plans to close Redcar High Street store

2:19pm Thursday 10th July 2014

THE closure of a High Street store is set to go-ahead but the business has not ruled out the offer of an alternative premises.

Angry man set fire to home as an act of revenge

The Northern Echo: REVENGE ATTACK: Lee Close

4:42pm Wednesday 9th July 2014

A MAN who sought revenge on his partner by setting fire to her home has been jailed for more than five years.

Voters should be allowed to judge if council hall tax increases are justified

The Northern Echo: PLANNING MATTERS: Darlington town hall, where council planning officers have agreed an extension to the Neasham Road gypsy site

12:00am Wednesday 9th July 2014

TOWN halls should be free to push through any council tax increase, MPs say – and be judged by voters on “election day”.

Decision delayed on potential closure of abattoir

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

5:16pm Tuesday 8th July 2014

RESIDENTS living with an abattoir in the middle of their village will have to wait until later in the year for a solution to their problems.

Summer of fun at mining museum

The Northern Echo: FREE FUN: Summer of fun at mining museum

4:57pm Tuesday 8th July 2014

A SUMMER of music, fun and adventure is on the cards at the Cleveland Ironstone Mining Museum.

Boy attacked by thugs in Redcar for no reason, court told

1:00pm Tuesday 8th July 2014

TWO thugs left a 14-year-old boy with a fractured eye socket after attacking him in the street for no reason, a court heard.

Police secure confiscation orders on women involved in pensioner con plot

5:21pm Monday 7th July 2014

POLICE have successfully sought confiscation orders from two women involved in a plot which saw a pensioner hand over tens of thousands of pounds on the pretence that his drains would be cleaned.

Demolition work underway at Redcar Bowl site

The Northern Echo: DEMOLITION STAGE: Redcar Bowl

5:00pm Monday 7th July 2014

WORK to demolish an entertainments venue and redevelop it for a leisure complex has been launched.

Concerns raised over private fostering arrangements

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

1:51pm Monday 7th July 2014

PEOPLE are being encouraged to flag up cases of private fostering in an attempt to help protect the welfare of children.

Colouring book for adults proves a big draw for Guisborough illustrator

4:49pm Thursday 3rd July 2014

A COLOURING book for adults designed by a North-East illustrator is enabling fashionistas to relive their childhoods while drawing up their dream wardrobes.

East Cleveland teenager is a Point of Light

The Northern Echo: HIGH PRAISE: 15 year old Harry Tinkler meets government minister Francis Maude at Langdon Square Community Centre in Coulby Newham after Harry received praise from the Prime Minister for supporting his brother who has autism.  Picture: CHRIS BOOTH

1:00pm Thursday 3rd July 2014

A TEENAGER who set up a support group to help siblings of autism suffers has seen his hard work recognised by the Government.

Delay to abattoir decision recommended over fears of cost to council

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

4:19pm Tuesday 1st July 2014

CAMPAIGNERS hoping for a swift resolution to problems with the operation of an abattoir are set to be disappointed as a council has proposed to delay any decision over fears about potential compensation costs.

Complaints over racism report referred to independent watchdog by Cleveland Police

The Northern Echo: DENIES CLAIMS: Cleveland Police's chief constable Jacqui Cheers denies the force is institutionally racist

5:06pm Monday 30th June 2014

A NORTH-EAST force has referred itself to the Independent Police Complaints Commission (IPCC) after concerns were raised about a report which uncovered claims of institutional racism.

Woman air lifted to hospital after being thrown from horse near Northallerton, North Yorkshire

The Northern Echo:

4:43pm Monday 30th June 2014

A WOMAN has been airlifted to hospital after being flung from a horse.

Complaints over racism report referred to independent watchdog by Cleveland Police

The Northern Echo: Chief Constable of Cleveland Police Jacqui Cheer

1:50pm Monday 30th June 2014

A NORTH-East force has referred itself to the Independent Police Complaints Commission (IPCC) after concerns were raised about a report which uncovered institutional racism.

Police content after far-right march and counter demonstration in Middlesbrough result in just two arrests

The Northern Echo: The anti-EDL demonstration passes down Linthorpe Road in Middlesbrough

6:34pm Saturday 28th June 2014

TWO men have been arrested following a demonstration by the far-right English Defence League on the streets of Middlesbrough today (SATURDAY).

Funding helps to protect seafarers off the Redcar coast

The Northern Echo: WATCHTOWER FUNDING: Trevor Smith (left) of Coastwatch Redcar with James Wilson of EDF Energy Renewables at the watchtower.

3:51pm Friday 27th June 2014

VOLUNTEERS who keep an eye on seafarers will soon be able to do it from a new and improved watchtower.

Ugly baby birds still charm visitors at bird sanctuary

The Northern Echo: NEW ARRIVALS: Kirkleatham Owl Centre volunteer Becky Pinchbeck feeds the young Ibis birds.     Picture: ANDY LAMB

8:40am Friday 27th June 2014

SEVEN baby - but decidedly uncute - birds are being hand-reared at one of the region's bird sanctuaries.

Video: Caterpillars strip trees bare in Redcar cemetery

The Northern Echo: INVASION: Chairman of Friends of Redcar Cemetery Ged Flemming with the caterpillars. Picture: STUART BOULTON.

6:05pm Tuesday 24th June 2014

HUNDREDS of thousands of furry caterpillars have stripped the leaves off more than a dozen trees after taking up residence in Redcar cemetery.

The World Cup: from Rio to Dormanstown

The Northern Echo: The Wilton Cup, a football tournament between companies on the Wilton International Site, is to be played on the Dormanstown Football ground.

2:32pm Tuesday 24th June 2014

A FOOTBALL World Cup with a difference due to kick off next month when teams representing countries from around the globe compete for the Wilton Cup.

Fight to keep M&S store open in Redcar

The Northern Echo: UNDER THREAT: Marks and Spencer store in Redcar

6:05pm Monday 23rd June 2014

A COUNCILLOR has vowed to fight to keep Redcar’s Marks and Spencer shop open as the company makes plans to move out of the seaside town.

Call to ban fire hazard sky lanterns

The Northern Echo: BAN PLEA: Phil Lancaster, Director of Community Protection at Cleveland Fire Brigade, would support a ban on sky lanterns.

6:04am Monday 23rd June 2014

A CALL has been made to ban sky lanterns amid concerns they could cause a devastating fire in one of the region's many high risk industrial areas.

Sweet success for runner

The Northern Echo: ENDURANCE: Long distance runner Rachael Kenny. PICTURE: Stuart Boulton

3:52pm Sunday 22nd June 2014

A SWEET-SHOP owner who ran 112 miles through the night despite having sprained both her ankles and picking up a painful skin infection has vowed to take on more challenges.

Flag row raised by councillor

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

10:20am Sunday 22nd June 2014

A COUNCILLOR has called for the European flag to be removed from a new multi-million pound building in Redcar - to be replaced by the Yorkshire flag.

Cleveland Police officer quits ahead of misconduct hearing

The Northern Echo: Chief Inspector Mick Williams who remains suspended from Cleveland Police despite not facing criminal charges.

4:21pm Friday 20th June 2014

A POLICE officer who was arrested on suspicion of perverting the course of justice has resigned from his post ahead of a misconduct investigation.

Network to be created to combat hate crime on Teesside

The Northern Echo: Cleveland police and crime commissioner Barry Coppinger

5:18pm Tuesday 17th June 2014

CLEVELAND’S Police and Crime Commissioner Barry Coppinger has talked about the scourge of hate crime on Teesside.

Mayor chooses charities close to her heart

The Northern Echo: New Redcar and Cleveland Mayor councillor Carole Simms

3:53pm Tuesday 17th June 2014

A NEWLY installed mayor has chosen to raise money for two charities very close to her heart during her year in office.

Mayor chooses charities close to her heart

The Northern Echo: New Redcar and Cleveland Mayor councillor Carole Simms

3:08pm Tuesday 17th June 2014

A NEWLY installed mayor has chosen to raise money for two charities close to her heart during her year in office.

Major flood protection scheme approved in Stockton

10:46am Monday 16th June 2014

A MAJOR flood defence scheme at Lustrum Beck in Stockton has been given the go-ahead.

Putting the boot into poverty

The Northern Echo: SPONSORED WALK: The Right Reverend Paul Butler, Bishop of Durham sets off from St Peter's Church in Monkwearmouth with fellow walkers on the Bede's Way sponsored walk to help raise money for Christain Aid . Picture: DAVID WOOD (7154572)

10:37am Monday 16th June 2014

WALKERS from across the North-East put the boot into poverty when they followed in pilgrims’ footsteps yesterday (Saturday, June 14).

Father and son survive freak boat accident

The Northern Echo: Redcar lifeboat alongside the fishing boat after the two men were rescued., Photo: Rob Marshall,

8:10pm Saturday 14th June 2014

A FATHER and son had lucky escapes when a freak engine accident threw them into the sea from their boat - which then roared off at top speed.

Centre inundated with 'rescued' baby birds, that didn't really need rescuing

The Northern Echo: The Kirkletham Owl Centre have been inundated with baby birds and are having to hand feed them as if they were their mothers. Pictured is helper Rebecca Wilkinson taking on the role of mother  Owl to two Tawny Owl chicks

12:34pm Friday 13th June 2014

A BIRD sanctuary has been inundated with 'rescued' birds...that did not need rescuing.



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