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Medical staff put their best foot forward to win challenge

Winning team members from left to right, Lisa Pearey, Linda Martin, Allison Morrison and Louise Armstrong, with Peter Chesworth (Local Motion travel advisor)

A WALKING challenge designed to get staff across the region more active has proved a real success at the University Hospital of North Tees.

6:01pm Friday 24 February 2017

Veteran Lib Dem Chris Foote Wood to stand for elected as Tees Valley mayor

Chris Foote Wood, and at the Hustings in Middlesbrough with Anne-Marie Curry; former LibDem Redcar MP Ian Swales in the chair.

A VETERAN Liberal Democrat campaigner has been selected as the party’s candidate for the forthcoming Tees Valley mayoral election.

3:38pm Wednesday 22 February 2017

Best of a mediocre bunch

Candidates for the Tees Valley Mayor face questions at the Materials Processing Institiute in Middlesbrough. From left, Ben Houchen - Conservative, John Tennant - UKIP, Chair Chris McDonald, Sue Jeffrey - Labour and John Tait - North East Party.

FURTHER to The Northern Echo’s story (16 Nov) "Candidate criticised for ‘reckless’ SSI remarks" should one be surprised that the Tory candidate for the new Tees Valley Mayor, Ben Houchen, should defend the Government’s handling of the SSI…

3:58pm Monday 20 February 2017

Six of the region's most iconic music venues we think are deserving of a BBC blue plaque

The Kinks at The Globe, in Stockton

WHAT is the most important person or place in local music history? The BBC is hoping to unveil 40 blue plaques around the country – one for each of its local radio stations – on its Music Day on June 9, and is asking its audience to come up with…

6:06pm Thursday 23 February 2017

Controversial plans for Hilton Hotel to be financed by Stockton Borough Council

Protesters outside Stockton Town hall ahead of the meeting to decide on the hotel

A COUNCIL’S ambitious plan to borrow up to £17m to fund a hotel has been approved despite a protest outside the meeting amid concerns about the impact it could have on council tax payers.

8:11pm Wednesday 22 February 2017

Stockton sportswear firm BLK eyes growth after "multi-million pound" investment

SPECTACLE: Left, England’s Jermaine McGillvary celebrates a try during last year’s Ladbrokes Four Nations match against New Zealand where both teams wore BLK-branded kits       Picture: ain picture: DAVE HOWARTH/PA WIRE

A SPORTSWEAR firm is targeting fresh growth after a multi-million pound investment.

5:50am Tuesday 21 February 2017

Air ambulance pilot calls for tougher action on laser pen attackers

The Great North Air Ambulance Service has come under attack from laser pens

AN AIR ambulance pilot has called for tougher sentences for people who shine lasers at aircraft following a rise in incidents.

3:47pm Sunday 19 February 2017

Thousands of jobs were lost but Government's handling of SSI closure should be 'blueprint' example across world says Tees Valley mayoral candidate

Candidates for the Tees Valley Mayor face questions at the Materials Processing Institiute in Middlesbrough. From left, Ben Houchen - Conservative, John Tennant - UKIP, Chair Chris McDonald, Sue Jeffrey - Labour and John Tait - North East Party.

THE Government’s handling of a collapsed steel works should be used as a“blueprint” example across the world, it was last night claimed.

7:00am Thursday 16 February 2017

Government funding to help get people out of their cars across the Tees Valley

FUNDING: Councillor Bill Dixon, leader of Darlington Borough Council and chairman of the Tees Valley Combined Authority’s Transport Committee

A GREEN initiative to get more people to cycle, walk and use public transport across the Tees Valley has been boosted by a multi-million investment from the Government.

6:01am Sunday 29 January 2017

Tees Valley mayoral candidate pledges to be a 'rail watchdog' if elected

RAIL: Redcar and Cleveland Borough Council's leader and mayoral candidate Sue Jeffrey.

A MAYORAL candidate has pledged to become a “rail watchdog” for the Tees Valley.

5:59pm Sunday 5 February 2017
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