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 24, 2006

Aggressive Sven
John Terry has revealed Sven-Goran Eriksson is adopting a more aggressive approach towards the England players during the World Cup as he comes towards the end of his reign as head coach. Eriksson is often portrayed as quiet-mannered but central...
Alfie Flits Could Set Pace for Swinbank
Byline: Racing Preview Pontefract plays host to a decent card tomorrow, the highlight of which is the Listed totesport.com Pontefract Castle Stakes (3.40), a mile-and-a-half contest that could go the way of Alfie Flits. Alan Swinbank's four-year-old...
Banned for Ever
Byline: Gareth Lightfoot A thief with the most prolific criminal record a judge has ever seen has been jailed and banned from Middlesbrough town centre indefinitely. Dennis Tonkin's vast criminal catalogue - 75 convictions for 164 offences -...
Barrymore Back in the Media Spotlight, MP Galloway Acting like the Cat That Got the Cream in Big Brother, Chantelle.OK
Byline: Barbara Argument Chief Writer Blame me! star spotter Peter Gair is the Billingham boy who packs TV's Big Brother house with the celebrities we love to hate. It was talent executive Peter who convinced disgraced funnyman Michael Barrymore...
Battling Abbi in at the Start
A young cancer battler was at the starting line to take part in a fundraising run which attracted 2,000 women. Abbi Steedman was invited to start Cancer Research UK's Race for Life at Ormesby Hall last night. The courageous little girl who survived...
Boro Boss? I Could Do That
Byline: Andy Passant Would-be manager was a real tactical genius - on the PC Quite frankly we were of the opinion that your tenure with us would have been short-lived, as your undoubted talent would result in one of the big European clubs seeking...
Brave Youngster
A brave youngster who overcame a brain tumour inspired hundreds of people to step out for charity. Parents, teachers, police officers, firemen, taxi drivers and a top bishop joined pupils from Beechwood Primary School on a sponsored walk to raise...
Crosby Gets Promoted
Byline: Eric Paylor Gareth Southgate today promoted Malcolm Crosby to assistant manager in a backroom overhaul at the Boro. Crosby steps up from reserve team manager, and this role is handed to Colin Cooper. Steve Round, who was Steve McClaren's...
Dealer May Be Thrown out of UK
A judge has recommended that a Jamaican street crack dealer should be deported at the end of his three-and-a-half year jail term. Odeon Dixon, 25, was seen peering through the window of a Middlesbrough house as a drugs raid took place there on August...
Family Flee Blaze
Byline: Simon Haworth A dad and his four young children had to flee their home early today after they were targeted by arsonists. Ean Orpen believes if he and his four sons hadn't escaped when they did, they would "all be dead". The frightening...
Fans Held in Flare-Up
113 detained before England-Ecuador game A TOTAL of 113 England fans were detained overnight in the World Cup city of Stuttgart after trouble broke out with other fans and the police. A spokeswoman for the Association of Chief Police Officers...
Frederick Charles Hallworth
Mr hallworth died in hospital on May 15 after a long illness. He was 79. His son Peter said Fred, as he was known, was born above the grocery shop in Stokesley in November 1926. He and his sister Barbara were raised at Stone Hall on the High...
I Told Them That I Was Penniless, but I Was Refused Any Money
Byline: Liz Walker A single mum-of-three says she could not afford the bus fares to send her children to school after a tax credit blunder. Anita McDougall relied on tax credits to top up her wages and see her through to pay day. So when it...
Killing Probe Anger
Byline: Simon Haworth The heartbroken parents of murdered teenager Sarah Jane Coughlan today hit out at an inquiry into her death. George Leigers stabbed the 19-year-old to death at his home in Montrose Street, Middlesbrough, in August 2003....
Lockwood and Scaling Unaffected by VHS
It's business as usual at Lockwood Beck and Scaling Dam reservoirs. Both have supplies of fish and have been stocked, despite the VHS outbreak which has halted the movement of fish within parts of Yorkshire. A batch of good quality rainbows went...
Mighty Minnows Raised the Roof
For A week in 1966 Middlesbrough was right at the centre of the football universe. Recently revamped Ayresome Park was a host ground as England staged the World Cup and Boro's home became the scene of one of the tournament's biggest ever upsets....
Paint Remover
Byline: Mike Blackburn A children's face paint has been withdrawn from sale across the UK after a Teesside schoolboy suffered a painful reaction. Melanie and Malcolm Laing painted a red and white St George flag on nine-year-old son James' face...
Tragic
Byline: Mike Morgan The ashes of a devoted Teesside couple who died in South Africa within 24 hours of one another are to be buried in Guisborough. George Grange, 79, an ex-worker at the former Blackett Hutton foundry in the town, died of cancer...
Wedding Surprise
A couple who tied the knot in Gretna Green couldn't believe their eyes when they arrived home. Their pals, practical jokers Paul Heslop, John Heslop and Stewie Newbould, had boarded up their house. Andrew and Sarah Dyson were flabbergasted. ...
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