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LEADER: Labour group leader Councillor Sue Jeffrey has been elected as the new leader of Redcar and Cleveland Borough Council.

Labour takes control of Redcar and Cleveland Borough Council by the narrowest of margins

IMMIGRATION: Julie Botha with her husband Daniel.

Man who worked in UK for 15 years exiled from wife and children after immigration rule change

Two year sentence for East Cleveland pervert, but he may not have been prosecuted had he not spoken up

Two-year sentence for East Cleveland pervert, but he may not have been prosecuted had he not spoken up

WARNING: Warning issued over bogus missionary

Warning issued over bogus missionary

RETAINED: Open day at Redcar Community Fire Station to recruit retained firefighters

Recruitment drive for retained firefighters

POWER: Labour group leader Cllr Sue Jeffrey has laid out plan to take control of Redcar and Cleveland Borough Council.

Labour group puts its cards on the table for control of council

REDCAR: Bank holiday beach goers at Redcar. Picture: STUART BOULTON.

Thousands flock to the seaside over the Bank Holiday weekend

ALICE: Bodhi Nary, five, from Saltburn stops to look at the knitted figures tied to railings after the Saltburn Yarn Bombers struck again during the early hours of the morning and attached their latest creations to the the pier at the beach. The knitted f

Alice in Wonderland comes out of the rabbit hole to land on Saltburn Pier

Pensioner refusing to give up his collection without a fight

Pensioner refusing to give up his collection without a fight

TRAINING: Victims of human trafficking are suffering in the North-East, a human rights charity has warned at an event hosted by Cleveland Police and Crime Commissioner, Barry Coppinger.

Spotlight on human trafficking focused on Teesside

SPECIAL DELIVERY: The latest additions at Kirkleatham Owl Centre in Redcar - 4 baby storks.  Parents Leia and Jabba with one of the babies, Corky.  Picture: CHRIS BOOTH

It's official - storks deliver babies

Ninth annual Saltburn Film Festival to be held at Saltburn Theatre, Albion Terrace. Drexal Parker & Wilma Gardiner-Gill are pictured.

Hollywood support for Saltburn Film Festival

EXPLOITATION: Students from Rye Hills School with Mark Braithwaite, who is representing the four Independent Chairs of the Local Safeguarding Children Boards. Picture: Victoria Johnson

Tackling child sexual exploitation is high on the curriculum

VIDEO: Can you identify this man wanted in connection with Teesside cycle thefts

VIDEO: Can you identify this man wanted in connection with Teesside cycle thefts

GRAVE APOLOGY: Mr Leng next to the grave.

Son's anger over extra burial charge for mother

Hope for Middlesbrough fans travelling to Wembley as challenge issue to rail strike ballot

Boro at Wembley: Hope for Middlesbrough fans travelling to Wembley as challenge issued to rail strike ballot

Racing fans in for a matchday treat of sporting joy

DEMENTIA: Charles Folkes with his bike outside the Caremark (Redcar and Cleveland) head office in Guisborough.

Care home boss in training for cycling challenge

SUMMER: RNLI lifeguard on patrol at Redcar beach. Credit: RNLI.

Lifeguards return to duty on Saltburn and Redcar beaches

WILDFLOWER:  Bluebells at Hummersea near Saltburn, east Cleveland, photographed by Martin Allen.

Coastal wildflowers captured on camera this summer

Death row Briton has six months to launch final appeal

EXCELLENT: Saltburn Pier

More than half of the North-East's beaches 'excellent', say Environment Agency

TASTY: Atindra Naskar head chef at Raj Bari in Yarm, pictured with company director Jamal Niah, front of house staff Rituparna Naskar and executive chef Salim Siddique, has won a Chef of the Year award Picture: SARAH CALDECOTT

Yarm's Raj Bari wins yet another award

ART: The play stars Eleanor Crawford and Ree Collin

Hard hitting play takes to the stage for the first time at the Arc

MEMORIES: Eddie Straight, 94, recalls the time he had to safeguard the teenage princess who would become queen. PICTURE: Craig Pancrack

As a film is released of the Queen's night of freedom, an old North-East soldier recalls his time with the "little devil" teenage princess

Cleveland police and crime commissioner Barry Coppinger.

New service for victims of crime

YOUNG IMAGINATIONS: Left to right, Aiden McClelland, Libby-Rose Hammond, Maisey Telford and Junior Dobson.

Pupils get creative at The Lakes

RECOUNT: The Labour group has narrowly missed out on an overall majority following third recount.

Labour narrowly miss out on overall control of Redcar and Cleveland Borough Council

SPEED KILLS: A file photo of a police officer operating a speed gun.

Almost 90 drivers a day stopped for speeding during Durham and Cleveland campaign

Two men bitten in East Cleveland assault

Two men bitten in East Cleveland assault

Counting abandoned for the day at Redcar and Cleveland Council

EXPLOSION: Cleveland Fire Brigade tackled a gas explosion in Guisborough today

Gas explosion injures engineer in Guisborough

Police close A66 after man was found with severed penis

Man who had penis cut off has been found dead

TRIBUNAL: Cleveland Police firearms officer Pc Nadeem Saddique outside an Employment Tribunal on Teesside

Firearms officer who guarded Blair and Royals accuses Cleveland Police of racism at tribunal

Branson backs calls for reprieve for death row gran

AMNESTY: South Tees Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, which runs The James Cook University Hospital in Middlesbrough, has organised drop-off points across the area from Monday, May 11, to Friday, May 15, for people to anonymously return recovery aids no mat

Medical equipment amnesty held by cash-strapped North-East hospital trust

DEDICATED: The luncheon club at Marske Leisure Centre is celebrating its tenth anniversary. Joy Elgin (left) and Jackie Holland have been volunteering from the outset

Volunteers celebrate ten years service at popular lunch club

OBESITY: Five Teesside children have been measured weighing more than 16 stone over the past five years

Statistics reveal five Teesside children weighed in excess of 16 stone

BUNGLING BURGLAR: Michael Townsend

Dopey burglar snared by blood-stained paper towel

SOLITARY: Redcar-born actress and filmmaker Katharine McEwan wrote, produced and starred in award winning independent film Solitary.

Filmmaker enjoys 'Solitary' success story

TASKFORCE: Community matrons from South Tees Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust are helping to cut hospital admissions.

Matron taskforce cut hospital admissions

TRIBUTE: The teams line up for the Jordan Dowson Memorial Match at Guisborough Football Club

Charity football match in honour of crash victim Jordan

EXECUTION: Indonesian custom officers escort British citizen Lindsay Sandiford, centre, during a press conference in Bali, Indonesia

Drug smuggling Redcar gran vows to look executioners in the eye and sing Perry Como's Magic Moments

EXECUTION: Lindsay Sandiford who is facing death by firing squad

Race to save Redcar grandmother from death by firing squad

ACTION: A union rally against Sembcorp paying foreign workers less money than U.K. workers at the Wilton site, Redcar. Picture: CHRIS BOOTH

Protests continue over foreign workers' pay at construction site

BITE: Teesside Crown Court

Nose biter's barrister blames England's World Cup demise for drunken attack

STRANDED: Clive and Heather Wilkinson

Families of North trekkers stranded in Nepal criticise Government efforts to get them out

TURBINE: Wind turbine protest at Belmont House, Guisborough.

Campaigners show strength of feeling in opposition to wind turbine

DEATH ROW: Lindsay Sandiford

Redcar death row gran 'deeply saddened' by executions of fellow prisoners in Indonesia

SUCCESS: Teesside actress Faye Marsay making her debut in Game of Thrones as 'The Waif' alongside Maisie Williams as Arya Stark

Loftus actress secures role in Game of Thrones

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