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 October 30, 2003

A Better Start for Children
Byline: Dave Robson Thousands of youngsters could get a better start in life following the launch of a string of children's centres. The new centres, based across Redcar and Cleveland borough, will supplement existing Sure Start schemes. The...
Action after Breach of Pioneering ASBO
Byline: Joanne Emmerson A vice girl has been jailed for breaching an Anti-Social Behaviour Order after being banned from a hostel where she was sent to get help. Bernadette Isherwood, 33, was jailed for seven months for breaching the order, shoplifting,...
A Little One Brings Boro Star Big Joy
Byline: Barbara Argument Boro star Danny Mills has spoken about his joy at the birth of new baby son, Stanley. The infant was five weeks premature but weighed in at a healthy 5lbs 11oz. Stanley was born last Saturday, less than a year after...
Battling Wilton Earn Share of the Spoils
Byline: Men's Hockey Wilton battled back from a two-goal deficit to earn a share of the spoils in their home clash against Northumbria St George's. Wilton opened brightly, attackers Scott Morton and Peter Morris both going close in the first...
Blind Dad Living in Fear
Byline: Jessica Mangold A blind dad fears his family may have to quit their home after suffering months of torment. Anthony Campbell, 41, claims groups of youths have attacked his Cleveland Court home in South Bank with stones, bricks and bottles...
Bomber Stages Explosive Show
Byline: Adam Steel Billingham bomber Sam Reeves walloped his way to the fighter of the night award on the big England-Ireland bill in Stockton. The 17-year-old helped the hosts to a slender 4-3 win over the Emerald Islanders with a cracking performance...
Can Michael Do a Maggie?Evening Gazette Opinion
The Conservative Party is becoming rather good at replacing its leaders. But then it's had a lot of practice recently. Michael Howard now looks set to sweep into the top job following the removal of Iain Duncan Smith. The big question is whether...
Clarke Helps Lift England Spirits
Rikki Clarke took two wickets shortly into the final session today as England made early inroads into Bangladesh's line-up after being dismissed for a disappointing 326 in the Second Test in Chittagong. The tourists made amends for the loss of key...
Copter Death Payout
Byline: Ron Livingstone The children of a Teesside man killed in a North Sea helicopter crash are set to receive compensation. Douglas Learwood, 40, of Marton, Middlesbrough, died when a Sikorsky S76 ferrying men from the Santa Fe Monarch gas...
Couple Tell of Shock after Grenade Scare
A couple involved in a hand grenade scare that brought part of Guisborough town centre to a standstill today told of their shock. The man, from Skelton, walked into the Buckshees military shop, at Chaloner Street, Guisborough, at around 12.30pm...
Dream Date for Whitby Wonders
Wonderful Whitby Town have booked a dream FA Cup first round derby date away at big boys Hartlepool. The spirited Seasiders came from behind to beat Bromsgrove Rovers 2-1 in their fourth qualifying round replay at the Turnbull Ground last night...
Fans' View
Mick Richards, from Middlesbrough, said: "It's typical Boro to go into a 2-0 lead and then make us sweat by conceding a daft goal. "I thought Wigan played some good football but we just edged it, and deservedly so. "We were always the better...
Hepples Triumphs
Byline: By Eric Paylor England international Stephen Hepples was the clear winner of the senior men's race at the North Yorkshire and South Durham Cross Country meeting at the Summerhill Centre, Hartlepool. The Loftus AC athlete ran away from...
Hodgson Set to Take the Hot Seat
Byline: Andrew Wilkinson David Hodgson is set to return to the Darlington hot seat, hoping it's third time lucky. A deal has provisionally been agreed between the 42-year-old former Boro striker, and controversial chairman George Reynolds. ...
Joy and Anger as Gun Arrest Teen Wins Case
A Teesside teenager spoke of her relief today after winning pounds 9,000 in damages for her wrongful arrest by armed police. Samantha Broughton hit out at Cleveland Police after winning a court battle arising out of a drug swoop on her Middlesbrough...
Just Look at Our Park
Byline: Gareth Lightfoot A revamped park is being trashed and burned just weeks after pounds 145,000 was spent sprucing it up, it has been claimed. Bonfires, drug-taking, off-road bikes and vandalism are destroying Beechwood Park, say critical...
Keep Airport Name, Chiefs Say
Leading councillors in Middlesbrough have spelled out their opposition to a proposed change in the name of Teesside International Airport. Mayor Ray Mallon repeated his criticism of the proposed name change - to Durham-Tees Valley - at last night's...
Let's Grab Our Opportunity
Byline: By Sandy McKenzie A masterplan to breathe new life into the urban core of Teesside is set to be produced. Huge sums of money could be invested in redevelopment work, which it is hoped will instil a new sense of pride in the Tees Valley....
Local Label
Byline: By Marie Turbill Nicola Russell is the new fashion label winning a place in the wardrobes of the stars. The girl behind the name is Teesside born and bred and she has chosen Middlesbrough as the location for her Out on the town for the...
Look like Ollie? Fat Chance!
Byline: Michelle Ruane Shedding more than three stones in weight got dieter Joe Walker into another fine mess... The 55-year-old has lost more than three stone from his 5ft 2ins frame since January - going from 15st 10lbs to 12st 9lbs. But...
Man Battered Ex-Love
An Alcoholic loner has been jailed for life after kicking and punching a former Teesside woman to death in a violent drunken rage. Andrew Blastland, 42, left 69 injuries on the body of former fiancee Susan Munro, a court heard. He attacked her...
Mills Slams Boateng Booking
Danny Mills today slammed the decision by referee Uriah Rennie to book George Boateng and hand Wigan a potential Carling Cup lifeline. The England full-back and team-mate Chris Riggott both claimed that the high-profile official didn't give the...
My Fight for Family
Byline: Naomi Paylor The grieving mum of a young woman who died in a horrific car crash spoke today of her determination to stay strong for the sake of her family. Caroline Hughes, 25, lost her life in the tragedy in Dubai while visiting her...
Now Bring on Toffees
Byline: Eric Paylor Steve McClaren today looked forward to a massive Carling Cup clash with Everton at the Riverside by declaring: "It will be a big night for the club." Boro's reward for a battling third round victory at Wigan last night is...
Pedal Power Keeps Gary in Front
Byline: By Adam Steel Gary Wearmouth continued his dominance of the North-east cyclo cross series at Houghton-le-Spring. The Science in Sport rider made it three wins from three rounds following eight fast laps of the Hetton Lyons complex. ...
Plunging Profits
Byline: Helen Logan A division of ICI, which employs 400 on Teesside, has seen its fortunes plunge by 78pc, it emerged today. Uniqema's plight was revealed as the chemical giant posted pre-tax profits of pounds 105m for the third quarter, a 13pc...
Police's HQ Has to Give Value -Walker
A major review is set to be undertaken into the future of Cleveland Police headquarters, it was revealed today. The HQ operation in Ladgate Lane, Middlesbrough costs a massive pounds 33m a year to run - a third of the whole Cleveland Police Authority...
Race Walkers Hope to Get Moving
Byline: Eric Paylor Race walking could emerge as a major athletics sport on Teesside in future years. Experienced competitive walkers in the region are looking to form a specialist club to give hopefuls an opening to develop in the sport. ...
Region to Host Major Summits
Byline: Helen Logan Two important business events, with a Teesside input, are taking place next month. Delegates from around the UK and the United States are coming to the North-east for the third annual summit of the highly influential Cambridge...
The March for Megan
Byline: Michelle Ruane A little girl with brittle bones has inspired fundraisers to pound the pavement. Megan Garbutt is only six, but has already suffered numerous broken limbs due to her brittle bones. Now, a fundraising walk in aid of the...
Vallily through in Style
Byline: By Eric Paylor Simon Vallily has stormed through to the quarter-finals of the National Association of Young People's Clubs Championships. The 18-year-old from Middlesbrough was a unanimous points winner in the class C U-69kg North-east...
Wigan 1 Boro 2 Macca-Nificent
Byline: Eric Paylor Italian ace Massimo Maccarone wasted no time in hitting the goals trail as bubbling Boro returned full of smiles along the road to Wigan Pier last night. Maccarone's deft touch and a first Boro goal for Gaizka Mendieta fully...
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