Evening Gazette (Middlesbrough, England)

A daily newspaper and online news service serving the Teesside, Middlesborough, and North East England areas. Provides up-to-the-minute news of politics, sports, crime, business, and entertainment. Sports stories focus in particular on the Middlesborough Football Club.

Articles from June 29, 2005

101 Reasons to Live in the Tees Valley
1. Teessiders - the friendliest people in the country. 2. Celebrating multi-cultural Middlesbrough at its best at the annual Mela Festival. 3. Relaxing and shopping in picturesque Yarm. . 4. Cleveland College of Art inspiring leading artists...
Albert Park's Column
You may have noticed over the past week that there's a big hoo-hah about a proposal from the Lord Chancellor that juries could be abolished for complex fraud trials. Now, I have to say that I'm a fully paid-up democrat and a firm believer in the...
Bags of Style
Shopping on Teesside has been transformed in the past decade. Middlesbrough designer department store Psyche has led the way and was recently named the best store in the country. ALAN PLEWS reports. A FORMER department store on the corner of Linthorpe...
Champs' Showdown
Both Shamardal and Motivator's camps issued confident bulletins today as the two Derby winners edge closer to their eagerly-awaited clash in the Coral-Eclipse Stakes on Saturday. While Frankie Dettori has a huge amount of respect for Michael Bell's...
Dumpsite Scrapped
Byline: Naomi Paylor Controversial plans to sink hazardous waste deep under a rare habitat in Teesside have been scrapped. Coastal Caverns had proposed to pump industrial refuse into caves 1,000ft below land between Greatham Creek and Huntsman's...
Employment Issues with Joe Michna, Hartlepool Citizens' Advice Bureau Manager
Compromise agreements in employment disputes q. What is a compromise agreement? A. This is a written settlement agreed between an employer and an employee which resolves a dispute between them. Q. What is normally contained in a compromise...
Fingers Crossed for Attraction
Hopes are high that Attraction will keep her Group One date at Newmarket next Tuesday despite her recent setback. Last season's English and Irish 1000 Guineas winner was on course for the UAE Equestrian And Racing Federation Falmouth Stakes until...
Food for Thought
Food is a growing passion on Teesside, as BARBARA ARGUMENT explains. IT'S Teesside's very own gastronomic delight ( and don't we just love it. The parmo. But take just a few steps beyond the Tees Valley and our night-on-the-town treat is a...
Girl, 14 Tells of Kidnap Terror
Byline: Mike Blackburn A shaken Teesside schoolgirl today relived the terrifying moment a stranger tried to drag her into his car in broad daylight. The attack on 14-year-old Stephanie Lake happened on a busy town centre junction in Thornaby...
Give Us Our Port
Byline: Ian Mcneal Campaigners are calling on the Government to reconsider its ports policy to support pounds 300m expansion plans for Teesport, which could create thousands of local jobs. Residents' organisation Redcar Road West Action Group...
Helping Improve the Image of Tees Valley
There are countless reasons why it's great up North - and now we're shouting about it, as MARGARET FAY of One NorthEast explains. IT'S a luxury we don't often afford ourselves - to stop for a moment and think about the exceptional things that surround...
Home of Innovators
The Tees Valley is home to countless innovative companies. Business editor HELEN LOGAN reports on Teesside's wide-ranging industry. A PROCESS that means chocolate melts in your mouth and not in your hand. A piece of equipment that is being hailed...
In Charge of Port's PR
Name: Kirsten Potter Job title: Marketing services executive. Qualifications: BA Hons in marketing and an MSc in multimedia design. Responsibilities: I am responsible for the development of the overall marketing strategy and communications for PD...
Inspiring Place to Live
Welcome to the 101 Great Reasons to live in the Tees Valley - a celebration of all that is inspiring about our area. The list - in no particular order - reflects the huge diversity across our area and highlights some of the things that make the...
It's Tight at the Top
Byline: Teesside Union Golf By Brian Waller The league programme reached halfway this week, with all clubs having played six games. Billingham are unbeaten and sit at the top of the pile following promotion last year. Captain Nigel Fick declared...
Making Tees Valley a Home from Home
Byline: By Marie Turbill and Sarah Ivison Evening Gazette Ambition to get a better job was the motivation for Andreas Romanlobez (right) to move to England from southern Spain. The 27-year-old completed a degree in pharmacy at the University...
Mr Versatile
New boy Emanuel Pogatetz may save Boro chairman Steve Gibson a bit of cash. The 22-year-old's revelations that he is equally at home at left-back or centre-back provides the squad with valuable defensive versatility. It also means that the pressure...
Opportunity to Gain Recognitition for Investment in Skills
Byline: Karen Mclauchlan Teesside firms are being urged to celebrate the success of their training and staff development programmes by entering a new award from the British Chamber of Commerce and the Learning and Skills Council. The LSC Award...
Our Say: Wednesday
Today we celebrate the area in which we live, work and play. Our list of 101 great reasons for enjoying Teesside and the greater Tees Valley regeneration area outlines the amazing wealth of treasures that exist on our doorstep. And we can show,...
Passionate People Passionate Places
Elizabeth hodgson, 21, a customer service advisor from Linthorpe, said: "The nightlife is brilliant. There is always something going on - whether you want a quiet relaxing evening or a big night on the town you can find something." Student RICHARD...
Please Have Our Baby
Byline: Mike Morgan A Whitby couple who have endured 12 years of heartbreak trying for a baby are frantically searching for a way to find a surrogate mother to bear them a child. Lee Senior, 35 and partner Helen Gallagher, 31, of The Esplanade...
Pounds 700,000 of Debt at Firm
Byline: Alan Plews Cruise company hit by major problems A CRUISE holiday company which collapsed earlier this month had debts of nearly pounds 700,000, it has emerged. Sealand Cruising Limited, was launched in Richmond with pounds 45,000 of...
Raise the Bar
Byline: Eric Paylor Steve Gibson today looked forward to a big year of Boro progress by declaring: "Prospects have never been greater in my lifetime." The Boro chairman is adamant the club must grasp the opportunity and make a genuine challenge...
Seats of Learning
Universities and colleges in the Tees Valley have a proud record of academic achievement. IAN McNEAL looks at what makes them so special. HIGHER and further education on Teesside have been transformed in recent decades and can now justifiably claim...
Show Your Green Talents
Residents in Ingleby Barwick have until Friday to enter a garden competition. Prizes will be given out for best front garden, best back garden and hanging baskets/tubs. Judging will take place on Sunday, July 10. Entries can be made to Paula...
Star Turn at College
Byline: Sarah Stack Budding actors got a first class lesson from a Teesside born star. Daniel Casey, of Midsomer Murders fame, visited Stockton Riverside College's school of performing arts as students prepared for their annual musical. Alex...
Storeman's a Star in Warehousing Awards
A storeman at the Wilton International site has made it through to the finals of a prestigious national competition. Glen Doyle, pictured, who works for SembCorp Utilities UK, is in with a chance of being named Warehouseperson of the Year at the...
Student's Invention Is the Right Gear
A Teesside student is gearing up for a bright future thanks to his inventive idea. Twenty-one-year-old Andrew Finkill from Redcar has designed a new gearing system for pedal bikes which is enclosed in a box to protect it from impact and the elements....
Taking Art to Heart
With its theatres, festivals and galleries, the Tees Valley is home to numerous arts and entertainment venues and events. IAN McNEAL finds out more. YOU don't have to look very hard at the local arts scene to find numerous great reasons to live...
Tees Valley's Green and Pleasant Land
The Tees Valley landscape is unique in its mixture of coast, country and industry. IAN McNEAL looks at our environment and how local firms are playing a green role in its development. THE Tees Valley's location has long been held up as one of its...
Tees Valley Sport Is in a League of Its Own
The Tees Valley is a hotbed of sport. Sports Editor ALLAN BOUGHEY takes a closer look at our athletic endeavours. BOASTING Premiership football and Olympic gold medallists, as well as the biggest junior football league in the country and one of...
Tees Valley Toutism Is Looking Gooda
When it comes to tourism, the Tees Valley has plenty to shout about - from award- winning attractions to stunning coast and country. KAREN McLAUCHLAN takes a closer look. THE tourist trade in Tees Valley is on the up. So far this year business...
The Race for Lifeaby Men and Women
Byline: By Marie Turbill and Sarah Ivison Evening Gazette The spotlight has fallen on both male and female cancers this month. Middlesbrough hosted its annual leg of the Race For Life, a national women-only event aimed at raising funds for Cancer...
The Shape of Things to Come
Major changes are taking place across Tees Valley thanks to hundreds of millions of pounds of investment. KAREN McLAUCHLAN looks at some of the key regeneration projects helping shape a new future for the region. NEW jobs, new homes, new business...
The " Super Hospital"
Teesside is the proud home of the biggest hospital in Europe named after one of the region's best known figures. Health reporter AUDREY FORBES reports. DUBBED the 'super-hospital' the James Cook University Hospital is the result of a complete pounds...
Top of the Class
Education reporter JOANNA DESIRA looks at the schools which are helping make the Tees Valley a great place to live. EDUCATION is on the up in the Tees Valley as every year a growing number receive praise from the country's top schools' inspector....
Welding Your Way to a Career
W is for welder welders play a big part in the UK's engineering construction industry which designs, constructs and maintains all types of plants across the UK and has a big impact on the country's economy. Covering everything from the oil and...
We're at the Heart and Soul of the Community
From the hard-hitting campaigns to reporting on the Boro, the Evening Gazette is proud to be at the heart of 101 Great Reasons to Live in the Tees Valley. IAN McNEAL examines the role of the paper in Teesside life. THE Evening Gazette is proud to...
Why All the Fuss?
Byline: James Johnston A mother who went on holiday to Turkey and left her three children at home has insisted: "Everyone needs to let their hair down." Police yesterday arrested Kelly Ann Piggford after her plane landed at Durham Tees Valley...
Wine on the Menu at Haydock
James eustace is hoping that Ruby Wine is up to the task when she graduates to Group Two company for the pounds 90,000 bet365 Lancashire Oaks at Haydock on Saturday. The Newmarket trainer believes that the step up in trip to a mile and a half will...
Young Talent Wants to Put Tees Valley on the Fashion Map
The Tees Valley has its share of ambitious young people who want to see the area thrive. WILL SUTTON speaks to two fashion students who already have big designs on the future. TWO fashion students are already making their mark in the fashion industry...
Youth Views with Will Sutton
Success comes in many forms but one of the most unexpected would have to be impersonating a bald naked cannibal. But a Teesside actor is doing just that. He is Les Simpson, from Eston, and he's in a new horror movie called The Descent. It's...
Zato to Bloom
Byline: Preview Mick Channon knows a thing or too about training juveniles and he can land another nice prize in that department at Newbury tomorrow evening. The Lambourn-based trainer enjoyed a good Royal meeting, highlighted by the brilliant...