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 December 11, 2007

ACTION STATIONS; Home Raided in Drug Crackdown
Byline: By ALLI PYRAH POLICE smashed down the door of a suspected heroin dealer during a dramatic drugs raid on Teesside. The raid was part of a crackdown on rising levels of crime and anti-social behaviour on Middlesbrough's Pallister Park estate,...
APPEAL BID OVER HOUSE; Builder to Challenge Decision
Byline: By NAOMI CORRIGAN A LUXURY house builder has launched an appeal after being told to tear down a half-built home. In July, plans for a development of 35 homes in Portus Bar, Ingleby Barwick, were passed by Stockton Council's planning committee....
Athletics: Paula Blasts Euro Switch
PAULA Radcliffe has criticised plans to make the European Championships a biennial event because it will clash with the Olympics. The European Athletics Association (EAA) plans to stage the competition every two years, starting just prior to the...
Bosses Shy Away from Festive Parties; Business Advice
TEES Valley law firm Latimer Hinks is warning the region's employers not to fall foul of the law during the office Christmas party season. Recent research has found many bosses are vetoing the traditional office do to avoid the legal implications...
Cabs to Cuisine; Commercial Property
A TEESSIDE taxi business has undergone an amazing transformation - into a takeaway and restaurant specialising in authentic Kashmiri cuisine. Imani's in Borough Road, Middlesbrough, is located on the flyover, just opposite the St John's Gate development....
Can You Help?
Byline: By SIMON WALTON POLICE today appealed for help in tracing three alleged jewellery thieves. Officers have released CCTV stills of a man and two women who are said to have stolen gold jewellery worth more than pounds 1,200 from a Teesside...
Care Home Duo in Custody
A COUPLE arrested on suspicion of murdering five elderly residents at a care home could be charged tomorrow, a police source said. Registered nurse Rachel Baker, 45, and her husband Leigh, 48, a chef, were held overnight as police interviewed them...
Counting the Cost of Celebrations; Business Advice
COMPANIES will lose millions of pounds in productivity because of workers' hangovers after the staff Christmas party this year, according to a new report. A survey of 4,500 workers by hotel chain Travelodge showed they spend an average of two and...
Cricket: Advantage Cut; England Struggle to Remove Jayawardene TEST CRICKET
MAHELA Jayawardene became Sri Lanka's most prolific Test batsman as the hosts trimmed England's advantage at the SSC. England finally removed Jayawardene's fellow centurion Michael Vandort midway through the third day of the second Test. But...
Darwin in Plea to See Wife
Byline: By ANDREW PAIN CANOEIST death man John Darwin has spoken for the first time about his plight. Darwin spoke through his solicitor as a photograph was released by Cleveland Police showing him as his alleged alter-ego "John Jones". The...
Dear Santa, Please Bring Us. Issue of the Week
Byline: By BUSINESS REPORTERS A PERIOD of significant economic growth is under way in the Tees Valley. Billions of pounds are being ploughed into projects. A resurgence in the region's process industry is powering ahead with investment of...
Dibley Sniffs out a Path to the Top
GOLDEN nose Labrador Dibley is a force to be reckoned with. The three-year-old has notched up more than 120 drug arrests this year for Durham Police - making him the best performing passive detector dog in the country. He is so good he has built...
Don't Put Your Life at Risk; Pauline Tells Her Story as Women Ignore Breast Screening Calls
Byline: By MARIE LEVY TEESSIDE women are putting their lives at risk by not attending breast screening appointments. Latest figures show 30% of 53 to 64-year-olds in the Middlesbrough area are not accepting their screening invitations. National...
Football: 90 Minutes of Silk and Steel.And the Player Who Has All the Makings of a True Boro Hero; THE BIG PICTURE
Byline: ANTHONY VICKERS THE DISPLAY of Teesside steel in the inspirational gunning down of Arsenal can be a game that galvanizes the season. Battling Boro out-fought and out-played the previously unbeaten table-toppers and did it with an irresistible...
Football: IT'S LIKE A FINAL; Benitez Hopes Players' Experience Counts CHAMPIONS LEAGUE
RAFAEL Benitez believes his Liverpool side's experience of playing in big matches will stand them in good stead going into tonight's crunch Champions League showdown with Marseille. Only a win at the Stade Velodrome will guarantee the Reds a spot...
Hampers in a Good CAUSE
Byline: By KELLEY PRICE A TAILOR-MADE Christmas hamper scheme is helping brighten Christmas for hundreds of disadvantaged families. Caring schoolchildren across Teesside go the extra mile for the CAUSE scheme - as well as collecting food and...
HORROR KNIFE DEATH; Mum Stabbed Eight Times after Meeting Man on Internet - Court
Byline: By GARETH LIGHTFOOT A HUSBAND knifed his estranged wife to death in her living room after she began an internet friendship with another man, a murder trial heard. Jillian Froom, 35, was home alone when her husband George Osbourne, 39,...
Horse Racing: Kylkenny Just the Ticket! RACING PREVIEW
Byline: By NAOMI MATTHEW IN terms of assessing equine longevity, Kylkenny is probably the equivalent of Cliff Richard. Hughie Morrison's stable pet is at least six years older than any of his rivals in the Buy Tickets Online Handicap at Southwel...
Horse Racing: Teen Laura Goes Clear to Capture Jump Title; EQUESTRIANISM
TEESSIDE teenager Laura Neilson saw off all her more senior rivals to win her category at the 2007 KBIS Equestrian National Amateur Show Jumping Championships. The event was staged at Arena UK, one of the country's leading competition locations...
Ice Hockey: THAT'S ENOUGH; Bombers Consider Scottish Pull-Out
Byline: By ANDY BAXTER BILLINGHAM Bombers may not take part in the Northern League next season after suffering a 7-1 defeat in their latest fixture. Dundee Stars visited the Forum Ice Arena and became the latest Scottish side to inflict a heavy...
Industry Energised by New Turbines
Byline: By SUE SCOTT NEWS that the government wants 7,000 wind turbines built around the coast of Britain has energised the renewables industry in Teesside. But there are doubts over whether it can achieve its 25gigawatts goal by 2020. James...
LANDLORDS TOLD TO GET LICENCES; Warning over Safety Requirements
Byline: By MIKE BLACKBURN FIRE chiefs have backed a warning to private landlords to ensure multi-occupancy households are licensed - or face a fine of pounds 20,000. Stockton Council believes there are still private landlords in the borough who...
Letter: Your Say - Car Growth Spreads Traffic Jams
Byline: CLLR ROBERT COOK I WAS interested in Andrew Stephenson's letter (Life In Slow Lane, 23.11.07) as it highlighted the need to tackle increases in traffic. This part of the UK is seeing one of the largest growths in car ownership. However...
Moderation Message; Family Life Health and Fitness This Is My Life JAQUI Bromage Has Just Set Up Her Own Mobile Wedding Hair and Beauty Business Called Beau Ideal. the 41-Year-Old Mum-of-Two Lives in Middlesbrough with Her 18-Year-Old Daughter, Morgan, and Her Three-Year-Old Son, Elijah. MARIE TURBILL Reports
Byline: MARIE TURBILL Describe your lifestyle in three words. Challenging, hectic, busy. What are your eating rules? Always eat breakfast and everything in moderation. What is your favourite food and drink? I do like Indian food,...
Motor Racing: Steer Clear of Politics Pleads Lewis; FORMULA ONE
LEWIS Hamilton is hoping for "a much smoother year" in 2008 and less focus on the politics which dominated his first season in Formula One. McLaren driver Hamilton became "frustrated" with the well-documented events off the track which often overshadowed...
MOVING ON UP; Craven Set for Crack at Championship Neal's on Wheels with Martin Neal
Byline: Martin Neal GUISBOROUGH rally ace Dave Craven is to tackle the British Championship next year. He's currently having a brand new Mitsubishi Evo 9 being built up and he'll be partnered by co-driver Paul Hudson from Darlington. "We know...
Not the Best Way to Top off a Stroll. Embarrassed Dad Thanks Rescuers and Admits: It Could Have Been a Lot Worse
Byline: By JAMES JOHNSTON A DAD and his young son who sparked a major search after becoming stranded at a North Yorkshire beauty spot have paid tribute to their rescuers. A police helicopter was scrambled and a 21-strong search and rescue team...
Pressure on Pubs Boosts Brulines
Byline: By KAREN McLAUCHLAN TOUGHER times for the pub trade is helping fuel growth for award-winnng Teesside company Brulines The Stockton-based firm, which specialises in equipmentwhich allows breweries to monitor the amount and quality of beer...
Rowing: Watts Secures 5,000m Win
DAVID Watts travelled half way around the world to win a major event for Tees Rowing Club in Durham. The 15-year-old, who is on the WCS Australia scheme but back on Teesside visiting family, won the junior men's event (18 and under) at the northern...
SAVE BIG SCHOOL; Primary Pupils Join the Battle for Secondary
Byline: By JOANNA DESIRA CHILDREN, parents and teachers have made a plea to save a secondary school from closure. Pupils from St Patrick's RC Primary School in Stockton have presented a 450-signature petition and an open letter to council bosses...
She Had a Big Smile on Her Face All Day ... Little Battler Georgia Brings Boro Luck
Byline: By MARIE LEVY A BRAVE Boro fan has met her sporting heroes after battling back from the brink of death. And her determination, strength and courage must have brought some luck to the Riverside on Sunday when Middlesbrough got their first...
Tees Valley Engineering Partnership; Business Advice
Byline: By MALCOLM POTTER, manager of the Tees Valley Engineering Partnership THIS has been an exceptionally busy year for the Tees Valley Engineering Partnership and its 50-plus members. Over the past 12 months we have been working hard to build...
Thousands of Wishes for Brave Little Alice; Support Amazes Parents
Byline: By JAMES JOHNSTON DEDICATED supporters of a charity inspired by a three-year-old girl's brave battle to overcome a brain tumour have collected a staggering 71,000 Gazette Wish tokens. Parents Emma and Martin Murphy asked readers to collect...
Transport All Wrapped Up ?
Byline: By SUE SCOTT TRANSPORT is the big issue coming down the tracks for Tees Valley as we enter 2008. A more integrated strategy and major improvements to the rail network top many of our industry leaders' wish lists for the Tees Valley on...
TURNING POINT; Win Could Kick Start Season - Aliadiere
Byline: By ADAM STEEL JEREMIE Aliadiere believes Boro's shock win over Arsenal could provide a turning point for the club's season. Boro fully deserved Sunday's 2-1 triumph at the Riverside as they moved out of the relegation zone and inflicted...
WE'RE SORRY; Hospital Apologises for Patient's Death
Byline: By MARIE LEVY A TEES Valley hospital has apologised to a heartbroken family after a 53-year-old man died because they failed to diagnose a gastric ulcer. Darlington Memorial Hospital has admitted failing to carry out a vital test and...
Witch Ever Way You Look at It; ...This IS Spooky Says Sinead, 8
Byline: By SAM BEATTIE A SPOOKED family caught a town centre's Christmas spirit on camera at Middlesbrough's festive lights switch-on. Peter Conway captured the ghostly, witch-like silhouette in Centre Square while snapping his eight-year-old...
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