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Stockton News

BOAT RACE: A swan has to take evasive action as the boats race down the Tees

Boats battle for victory on the Tees

The North East Infidels held a rally following the march

Far-right group marches in Stockton

RAF: Thornaby Pavilion Shopping Centre manager Oliver Westley, right, with Stockton and Thornaby RAF Association chairman Ian Hindmarsh and club president and standard bearer Dennis Grubb

Thornaby RAF Airfield to be remembered in special day at town's Pavilion shopping centre

MEMORIAL: A remembrance festival being held in Yarm to commemorate the sacrifices of the Yorkshire troops.

Festival to mark the bravery of the fallen soldiers of Yarm

HERBS: Residents of lauder House in Elm Tree, Stockton get tips from Groundworks and Little Sprouts on how to grow and cook with herbs they have grown.

Herb gardens on the menu for housing association residents

ON SCENE: The Great North Air Ambulance in Fishburn.

Girl injured in Fishburn crash

DEMONSTRATION: A far-right march by the English Defence League in Middlesbrough last year

Far-right extremists to march in Stockton

MEMORIAL: An act of remembrance on the beach in Sousse, the scene of the bloody massacre on Friday

Stockton-born former footballer among Tunisia victims

CLOSURES: Newport Bridge progress pictures ongoing work.

Warning over overnight bridge closures

The finale parade at Stockton International Riverside Festival last year

Up to 100 volunteers needed for festival

FAMILY TOGETHER: Georgie, his mother Lauren McKenzie and father George Haycock

Two-year-old kidney patient helps raise £500 for charity

FIRE: Natasha Mackfall with two-year-old son Isaac talking to Amble Station Crew Manager Ronnie Wright.

Vintage fire engines draw in the crowds

BLAZE: Several fire crews at industrial unit fire just off Portrack Lane, Stockton.

Firefighters tackle blaze at industrial unit

SPORT RIVER: Sporting activity on the River Tees at Stockton earlier this year.

Volunteers wanted to help promote the River Tees

POCKET ROCKET: Kerrianne Covell on a visit to performing arts students at Stockton Riverside College. Picture:SARAH CALDECOTT

North-East musicians to perform at region's airshow

CYCLING: Picture from the Stockton Velo29 – Altura Endeavour Sportive.

Competitors heading to the starting line as entry deadline nears

SPOTTED: A mysterious creature spotted near Bowes is believed to have been a big cat, like the panther pictured

Further sightings of big cat believed to be on the loose in County Durham

TYRED-OUT: Jasmine Burns, Leon Proctor, Rosie Liddle and Noah Marshall, all aged two.

Time for tyres for toddlers at Stockton nursery

HONOURED: Emily Simpson

Girl who nearly died after suffering stroke aged ten wins national award

Artist Sarah Pickering unveils her  art instilation on the side of the Castlegate Centre in Stockton featuring John Walker's friction match. (30140398)

Striking image chosen to adorn Stockton shopping centre

STRIKING IMAGE: Artist Sarah Pickering and her friction match artwork installation which is to be displayed on the side of the Castlegate shopping centre for the next 2 years. Picture: CHRIS BOOTH

Flame of inspiration still burns bright in Stockton

RESCUE: The 17-year-old was taken to the James Cook Hospital after injuring his ankle in Hamsterley Forest

Teenager airlifted to hospital after falling from mountain bike in Hamsterley Forest

Vjolica Madina

Missing Albanian woman found in Stockton with baby

Emergency services at the scene

Badly hurt teenage mountain biker rescued from Hamsterley Forest

SCHOOL: Formula 1 engineer and former pupil Dave Robson at the opening of the revamped Ian Ramsey CofE school in Stockton. Picture: STUART BOULTON.

Hopes for future after school's £12m new building officially opened

FIRE ENGINE: 1988 Range Rover Carmichael Ex Falklands Islands.

Nostalgic look at fire engines through the years

COMEDIC: Nick Helm is heading to Stockton

Top comedians heading to Stockton

CHARITY: Thomas Copeland is head of charity at Red House and has organised the Ben Nevis climb

Red House students aim high with a £10,000 Ben Nevis target

OPENING: Volunteers celebrate the opening of their newly-revamped community centre

Pole dancing and knitting at revamped community centre

SMASH: The car, minus roof, involved in the A19 accident. PICTURE: Callum Parry

Firefighters cut off roof of vehicle following A19 crash

ADVICE: The Action for Blind People’s pioneering Sight Loss Information Service is visiting Hartlepool and Thornaby, Stockton, will provide specialist advice for people interested in or affected by visual impairment.

Mobile service illustrates gadgets for the blind

HELP: Tees Valley Rural Community Council wants volunteer drivers for a transport scheme it operates

Drivers wanted for community transport scheme

Grease is the word in Eaglescliffe

Grease is the word in Eaglescliffe

CHARITY WALK: Deputy leader of Stockton Borough Council, Jim Beall, Community campaigner and musician Mike McGrother and Cleveland crime commissioner Barry Coppinger

Police chief puts his boots on for charity

Tata steel workers across the North-East have called off a strike over pensions due to start on Monday

Tata Steel dispute: Strike called off as unions recommend workers accept last ditch deal

KILLER: Billy Dunlop

Murderer refused permission to attend father's funeral

OVERTURNED: A vehicle involved in an accident on the westbound A66 by the Long Newton junction. Picture: CHRIS BOOTH

Motorist suffers multiple injuries after car leaves road

RAPIST: Carl Heald

Man who raped woman while she slept is jailed for five years

CHARITY: Rob Smedley, Head of Performance Engineering for Williams Martini Racing

Wynyard Hall's Grand Prix dinner with Formula 1's Rob Smedley is under starter's orders

Concern over £960,000 cut to Stockton's public health budget

DOGS: Carl Shepherdson with his two dogs in Stockton town centre.

Dogs' dinners on the menu in Stockton

The scales of justice statue outside Teesside crown court. (25164009)

Female mugger jailed after punching disabled victim several times in the face

FIRE CALL: Blaze in Stockton

Man given oxygen after Stockton fire

STRONG: Teesside strongman Mark McLoughlin is in training for the world’s strongest man championship. Picture: TOM BANKS

North-East strongman to represent country in World Strongman Championships

REFURBISHED CENTRE: Neil Schneider, Stockton Borough Council’s Chief Executive, with staff at the opening of Tennant Street Medical Practice

Celebrations following £3.35m refurbishment of medical centre


Sadness as 'Mr Yarm,' who served the people of the town for decades, dies

BIKE DEATH; Michael Sadler

Tributes paid by school to Michael Sadler who died in motorbike accident

OUTDOOR SHOW: Performers rehearse Carousel by Southpaw Dance Company which will be peformed at this year's Stockton International Riverside Festival

More than 100 shows lined up for region's biggest outdoor arts festival

COURT: The scales of justice statue outside Teesside crown court.

Judge fails to see funny side of drunken samurai sword birthday 'prank'

FILM: James Campbell on the set of 'Ripper' at Preston Park in Eaglescliffe. Picture: STUART BOULTON

Bringing fan fiction to movie screens

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