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OPEN: VIPs cut the ribbon to open Wynyard Gardens, from left Sir John Hall, his daughter Allison Antonopoulos, Stockton Deputy Mayor Ken Dixon, rose expert Michael Marriott and Deputy Mayoress Linda Dixon. Picture: ANDY LAMB

Pictures: Official opening of Sir John Hall's Wynyard Walled Garden

BANNED: Traffic on A19 where cyclists are now banned.

Banned: Cyclists barred from riding down stretch of A19 in bid to prevent accidents

INVESTMENT: (From left to right) Richard Allan, commercial director at Northern Rail, Stockton Council Mayoress Nuala Dalgarno, James Wharton MP and Deputy Mayor Councillor Ian Dalgarno at Eaglescliffe station, which has seen £1.2m worth of improvements

MP James Wharton's praise for station revamp

NEGLECT: Gillian Hendry and Craig Dick arriving at Teesside Crown Court last September

Childcare officials apologise to half-blind, neglected boy who wrote 'HELP ME' on bedroom wall

SUCCESS: Student Courtney Fielden with the award and surrounded by her fellow Stockton Team students.

College helps get teenagers get back on track

RUINS: The derelict old hall at Egglescliffe. Picture: ANDY LAMB

Plan to restore Grade II-listed building leads to objections

MURDERED: Shane Tunney

Shane Tunney Murder: Ninth arrest in investigation into Norton man's death

STALLED: Fully worked out plans to refurbish The Globe in Stockton have yet to be submitted

Frustration as plans to refurbish Stockton's Globe Theatre stall once again

DEFENCES: The Lustrum Beck in Hartburn, that burst its banks after heavy rainfall.

Residents urged to call into flood defence drop-in session

SEX ASSAULT: DI Matt Murphy-King at the scene of the sex assault in Thornaby. Picture: STUART BOULTON.

Reward offered in hunt for Thornaby attempted rape suspect

FINALE: Sirf reaches a dramatic finale

Stockton International Riverside Festival to a dramatic conclusion

SIRF: The Instant Light Company on Stockton High Street. Picture: STUART BOULTON.

Report & Pictures: Stockton International Riverside Festival

CROWNED: Eleanor Potter is crowned Miss Teesside GB

From the dance floor to the cat walk for newly crowned Miss Teesside

CYCLING: Graeme Obree celebrating cycling at the GO Outdoors store in Stockton.

Cycling legend launches shop's revamp

DEATH: Shane Tunney died on Wednesday.

Eighth teenager arrested in connection with Shane Tunney death

CAROUSEL: Performers use the carousel’s revolving platform to flip, roll, dive and spin to an eclectic Balkan and Gypsy-influenced score

Pictures: Merry-go-round show rounds off day two of SIRF arts festival

The Lustrum Beck pictured in 2012 after bursting its bank following heavy rainfall

Residents invited to learn more about next phase of Stockton's Lustrum Beck flood defence work

Joan Català performs Pelat on Stockton High Street. Picture: Dave Charnley

Pictures: Crowds flock to Stockton for day two of SIRF

CLEARED: Lee Renton

Pair cleared of stealing elderly cancer sufferer's pension money

A new image of Shane Tunney released by Cleveland Police

Murder probe as 'innocent hero' dies a month after unprovoked street assault

Opening Night: Circus troupe arrive by boat. Picture: Dave Charnley Photography

High-flying act kick starts Sirf with spectacular performance

DENIAL: Mark McCarthy

Pair accused of stealing man's pension say they were acting in his best interests

OPEN: It was the official opening of the new Billingham Library and Customer Service Centre today after a £2.7m refurbishment pictured staff from leftSean Taylor, Tanya Kosaros, Deb McDonagh, Pamela Stott and Sarah McClennan picture: SARAH CALDECOTT (337

Official opening for £2.7m library in Billingham

PIF-PAF: The Flycycle and Submercycle

Six things you mustn't miss at this year's Stockton International Riverside Festival

CLOSED: Robinson's butchers in Billingham

Butchers at centre of E.coli outbreak investigation to close voluntarily as probe continues

COURT: A vulnerable woman who tried to smuggle drugs into Holme House Prison, Stockton, is spared jail.

Vulnerable woman who tried to smuggle drugs into Holme House Prison spared jail

PUPPET: A puppet created by students at Cleveland College of Art and Design that will be used at the Stockton International Riverside Festival

Let there be light at Stockton International Riverside Festival

DESTITUTE: Pensioner was targeted

Pensioner left destitute after 'friends' stole pension, court told

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

VILLAGE: 42 year old Mark Willis from Billingham builds a Lego village at Daisy Chain in Norton. Picture: CHRIS BOOTH

Man builds a 30,000 piece Lego town to raise awareness of Daisy Chain charity

RECOVERED: A stolen scooter recovered at Preston Park, Eaglescliffe. PICTURE: Cleveland Police

Four 16-year-old boys arrested on suspicion of theft and driving offences after police chase scooter through park

Police stand down after rape allegation confirmed to be false

Police stand down after rape allegation confirmed to be false

NYSD Premier league match between Marton CC and Norton CC. 15 year old Helen Fenby of Norton CC becomes the first female ever to play in the league. Picture: CHRIS BOOTH

Here comes the girl: Helen Fenby gets the male cricketers in a spin during historic match

FLOWERY EVENT: The lauch of a historic walled garden at Wynyard Hall. Close-up of roses in the garden. Picture: CHRIS BOOTH

He promised us a rose garden - Sir John Hall's floral dream comes to fruition

Urgent appeal to trace missing woman

Missing woman found safe after appeal

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

Representatives from town and parish councils meet to discuss breaking away from Stockton Council

Could a new council for Stockton South be formed?

GOOD OFSTED: Roseberry Primary School in Billingham

Billingham primary school praised by Ofsted for raising standards

Councillor David Rose has helped get mandatory 20mph speed limits around a primary school on Oxbridge Lane and is also about to introduce Speed Indicator Devices in bid to cut traffic speeds on two further busy roads.

20mph speed limit imposed outside Stockton primary school proving a success

Vix Cooper and Shane Tunney

Girlfriend pleads for information after street attack leaves man in coma

PEDAL POWER: Carole Jones, of Yarm, who cycled six countries in six weeks to celebrate her 60th year. Picture: TOM BANKS

Cycling grandmother cycles in six countries in six weeks to celebrate her 60th birthday

PLANS: Jake Majid is planning to develop a piece of wasteland at the end of Yarm High Street into a boutique hotel and bar bistro. Picture: TOM BANKS

New 'high class' hotel planned for "eyesore" wasteland on Yarm High Street

LETTER: Parents informed children can no longer use school buses

School bus service dropped for paying pupils

SCENE: Police officers block the B1264 at High Worsall on Saturday. Picture: STUART BOULTON

Billingham couple killed in motorcycle accident named by police

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

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

Seven year old Oliver Williams of Embsay Close, Ingleby Barwick, with parents Stephen and Jenny Williams. Picture: CHRIS BOOTH

Boy's tooth fairy charity campaign raises more than £1,000

PARK ROW: The incident happened in the play park in the grounds of Preston Park Museum, Eaglescliffe

'Overweight woman with dark greasy hair' buckles child's bike in park row

BARRAGE WORK: Night maintenance shots of the Tees Barrage in Stockton-on-Tees at the start of the work

Public get chance to see inner workings of Tees Barrage

OUTBREAK: Robinsons in Billingham

Five people, including four children, remain in hospital following E.coli outbreak

ACCIDENT SCENE: Police at the scene Pic: Stuart Boulton

Police appeal after Billingham bikers die in collision with car

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