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 March 14, 2006

Alley-Lujah!
Byline: James Johnston Residents were celebrating today after plans to install alleygates on the streets of Linthorpe were announced. Middlesbrough Council proposes to start the street by street consultation on the security measures in the coming...
An Introduction to Planning a Training Session
In any type of business, training and workforce development is crucial to success, so passing on specific skills or learning new ones is an essential part of effective management. Staff need structured and relevant training to be able to carry out...
Awards Lift-Off
Long-established lift firm Pickerings Europe, of Stockton, took the top honour at the last Tees Valley Business Awards. But who is in the running to scoop the much coveted-crown in this year's event? All is revealed today - as we unveil the shortlist...
Buoyant Pool Have Sights Set on Victory
Byline: Andrew Wilkinson Hartlepool head for Scunthorpe tonight looking to stretch their unbeaten run under caretaker boss Paul Stephenson to six games. A few weeks ago the game could have been described as a clash between two strugglers, but...
Chiefs' Views on Transport Sought
Byline: Alan Plews A massive survey of businesses is being undertaken in an effort to improve transport services in the region. Members of the Tees Valley branch of the North East Chamber of Commerce feel their growth plans are being frustrated...
City Slicker's UEFA Cup Call
Claudio Reyna is demanding Manchester City take a major stride towards their European goal by making FA Cup progress at Aston Villa's expense tonight. City boss Stuart Pearce has set his side the target of qualifying for next season's UEFA Cup,...
Class Acts Turn Tacky
I found the Linthorpe Paradise letter spot on. We have similar period houses in Stockton where tasteless and tacky alternatives are done which completely destroys the character of the house. Plastic windows, squared off so the original curvature...
Dream Date
We've already introduced the finalists you voted for in our Dream Date competition. Now here's a chance to find out a bit more about the girls, by hearing what some of their friends and family have got to say about them. KAREN SIMPSON VOTING...
First Offices Are Bought at Pounds 4m Site
Byline: Karen Mclauchlan Two office buildings have been snapped up at a new pounds 4m development in Stockton. Barnard Castle-based Rokeby Developments has announced the sale of two office buildings before construction commences at Bowesfield....
Fly the Flag for Teesside
All set to go! Teesside's Commonwealth Games contingent are gearing themselves for medal bids at Melbourne. The Games kick off tomorrow and the region is well represented in the four-yearly event which brings together competitors from around...
Gregg Easteal
You see a lot that makes you cynical in my line of work. But a few days ago covering a court case on Teesside I saw a teenager with courage, maturity and strength way beyond her years. Anyone would have forgiven Kimberley Luke for going off the...
Help with New TUPE Regulations
The Government has published the new Transfer of Undertakings (Protection of Employment) Regulations. These amendments seek to simplify this notoriously complex aspect of employment legislation which aims to protect employees when the company employing...
Home and Away
Byline: Alan Plews Dawn Biles has found the solution to the constant battle of juggling a job and family - working from home. Although she has been known to "clock off" at 10.30pm, Dawn says she couldn't be happier. Dawn, 32, works for herself...
Home Needed for Autograss
Autograss racing is looking for a new home in the region. Yorkshire Dales AC's first meeting of the year - scheduled for Sunday - has been cancelled due to the wintry weather. And when the season does get underway, it is likely to be the last...
House Attack Terror
Byline: Gareth Lightfoot Three men have all denied carrying out a terrifying attack on a Teesside house. Bernard Sharkey, Kevin Chapman and Michael McKay are accused of smashing windows and shouting death threats at a house on Ann Street, South...
It's Justa Scandal, We Might as Well Be Invisible Now A
Byline: Naomi Paylor Dismayed stroke sufferers in Stockton have branded the decision to end a 28-year-old support group an "absolute scandal". Around 30 people meet each week at the Sundell Court Care Home in Elsdon Street for a couple of hours...
Just the Job
Byline: Simon Haworth Casino bid bossreplies tocriticisms The leader of a bid to bring a pounds 180m casino and leisure complex to Teesside has defended the scheme after criticism from religious charity the Salvation Army. Joe Docherty, chief...
Laughter Is the Best Medicine Say the Brother and Sister Both Diagnosed with Breast Cancer
Byline: By Barbara Argument Evening Gazette Derek and Susanne Foster are a bubbly pair of jokers. Even when the Thornaby brother and sister were both diagnosed with breast cancer, they never lost their sense of humour. "Laughter is the best...
Mighty Fine Chance
Henry daly saddles the likely favourite for the Ladbrokes World Hurdle in Mighty Man at Cheltenham on Thursday and he continued a winning build-up to the big day with victory at Stratford. Opera De Coeur, a 1-2 chance under Richard Johnson, who...
More Needed Says Flintoff
Byline: Test Cricket Andrew flintoff admitted the final session of the penultimate day had severely damaged England's chances of getting a positive result out of the second Test against India. India won by nine wickets after England had only...
Moving Forward
Byline: Alan Plews The injection of fresh blood at the helm is driving a Tees Valley company further ahead in its specialised field. Since elder son Craig took over father John Matthews's Eemits Communications, the Billingham-based company which...
MPs in Firing Line
Byline: Mike Underwood Cleveland Police Authority chiefs today urged MPs to meet them before abandoning the fight to oppose controversial police force mergers. Councillor Dave McLuckie said he was surprised after Redcar MP Vera Baird QC and Stockton...
New Pretender
Byline: Racing Preview New Mill can land the big pot he deserves over fences by taking a wide-open renewal of the Queen Mother Champion Chase at Cheltenham tomorrow (3.15). With Moscow Flyer not the force of old and Well Chief and Azertyuiop...
N-Ice Work!
Polish champion Jacek Ptaszek defied sub-zero temperatures and constant snow to add the English Masters crown to his collection as winter returned with a vengeance to Croft. For the second year running Tony Bell from Ferryhill was top Englishman...
Our Say
The pounds 180m super casino project planned for Middlehaven would be a massive boost to the Tees Valley. It's a scheme with pizzazz: one that would bring an entire entertainment village to Middlesbrough for the whole family to share and enjoy....
Protect Your ID
Byline: Helen Logan Firms must take immediate steps to protect themselves against corporate identity fraudsters, warns the Finance and Leasing Association. With the advent of chip and PIN, fraudsters appear to be turning from personal to corporate...
Quit,and You're Quids In
We all know that ditching the ciggies is good for your health, but what many of us forget is that it can also provide a healthy boost for your bank balance. MARIE TURBILL reports. CAROLE Rea says it was health reasons that finally led to her giving...
Road Tragedy in Arctic Blast
Byline: Mike Morgan A man has died and two other men were injured in a string of road accidents as Arctic conditions swept in. The fatal smash involving a lorry and two cars happened on the A66 near Scotch Corner. The identity of the dead...
Snooker
Redcar's Mike Dunn is today bidding to reach the final stages of the 888.com World Snooker Championships at the Crucible Theatre in Sheffield. Mike, whose only previous visit to the final stages was in 2002 when he lost 10-7 to Matthew Stevens,...
Teen Death a Mystery
Byline: Will Sutton A heartbroken family paid tribute to a football-loving teenager who died suddenly of a mystery illness. John Owens, 17, of Thornaby, collapsed on June 4 last year after spending the day with his girlfriend, Carol-Anne Elrick....
The Day We Have Been Waiting For
Byline: Simon Haworth Tsunami boy tojoinfamily on Teesside - Sivagnanam Ravindra, a member of the North-east Tamil Community Society A YOUNG boy left stranded by the Asian tsunami will finally join his parents on Teesside after a year of tears...
Time for a Break
Byline: David Gibson Of Crutes Law Firm Seven out of ten people eat lunch at their desk, attempting to juggle their computer keyboard, phone and sandwich, according to recent research. A further study has shown the average lunch break taken by...
We've Got to Go for a Goal
Byline: Adam Steel Emanuel Pogatetz admits Boro's tactics must be spot on against Roma tomorrow night as their UEFA Cup destiny hangs in the balance. Boro take a slender 1-0 advantage into the second leg at the Olympic Stadium with a quarter-final...
Worth a Gamble
Byline: By Anthony Vickers Evening Gazette A change is as good as a rest. Steve McClaren was absolutely right to put out a second string at Charlton on Sunday. By giving his key players a few extra days to rest their weary limbs and ease any...
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