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 27, 2006

Artists Draw Theline in New Display
The Teesside and North Yorkshire coastline has inspired young artists to produce a display of striking work. The boats at Redcar, the windy streets of Whitby and the rugged coastline at Staithes are all depicted in the exhibition called Northern...
Aussies Stunned
Boro duo Mark Schwarzer and Mark Viduka were left feeling hard done by after Australia were knocked out of the World Cup by a controversial penalty. Francesco Totti's injury-time spot kick gave Italy a 1-0 win over the Socceroos in Kaiserslautern...
Chin Up!
Byline: Running Guru Phil Barker Reports Keep your running goals and don't let the bad days knock you off track... A little under three weeks ago, Joanne Emmerson, the latest Evening Gazette reporter to take up the Middlesbrough 10K Challenge,...
Cliff Rescue
Byline: Dave Robson A paraglider was airlifted to hospital after crashing into a Saltburn bankside before shocked onlookers. The 52-year-old Redcar man was gliding off the cliffs at Saltburn seafront when he came down next to the town's historic...
Cumani Looks Up for the Cup
Byline: Racing Preview Luca Cumani may have been out of luck at Royal Ascot last week but Futun can get him back on the winning trail at Salisbury tomorrow. The Newmarket handler hit the bar with Glistening at the Royal meeting but Futun is fancied...
D&D Day Is Puremagic
Byline: Helen Logan An event that echoed the format of hit TV series, Dragon's Den, aimed at the North-east's games development sector has been hailed a great success. Codeworks GameHorizon's Dungeons and Dragons Den saw local companies and graduates...
Deserves to Be Honoured
I'm typing this at Marske Library with the help of my grandaughter. This letter is on behalf of me and my group of friends, all in our 70s and 80s, to say that once again Mike Findley has been left out of the Queen's Honours List and we know that certain...
Double Trouble Becomes Twice as Nice for Ann
Byline: Alan Plews Two disasters added up to equal the start of a successful business for mum-of-two Ann Stonehouse. A car accident in 2000 gave her neck and back injuries which kept her off work for ten months. Then, just before she was due...
Energy Saving Hints and Tips
You still use energy during the summer months, even though it is warmer, you need fewer lights and you spend more time outdoors. Here are some tips to help you use even less. The following helpful hints and tips will cost you nothing and could help...
Girls on Film
Byline: Liz Walker Teenagers put life as they know it on camera YOUNG film-makers are using their life experiences to make a hard-hitting drama about the problems facing teenagers today. Drink, drugs, bullying, date rape and teenage pregnancy...
Hands Off!
Byline: Eric Paylor Gareth Southgate today stressed that top scorer Yakubu had a massive role to play in his plans this season. It's a clear message to Yakubu's former club Portsmouth - and any other interested clubs - that the Nigerian hot shot...
Hodgie Hoping to Tie Up New Trio
Byline: Andrew Wilkinson Darlington manager David Hodgson hopes to tie up deals for three players tomorrow. And one of them is a young central defender to replace departed Matt Clarke, who has joined Bradford City. The Gazette revealed weeks...
Home and Away
Byline: Helen Logan Westminster Business Centre has agreed to oversee the serviced accommodation in Wellington House at the 700-acre Wynyard Business Park. The agreement means that the Ingleby Barwick-based company, which specialises in professional...
Introduction to the House of the Future
This is the energy efficient home of the future. Instead of relying solely on commercially produced fuel for heating, lighting and powering appliances, it would also harness the power of the earth, wind and sun. It would mean a house where fuel...
Judge Praises Man's Bravery
A brave neighbour has been rewarded for tackling a fleeing burglar with a broom handle. Michael Glasspole hit Ciaron Wilson as he tried to escape from Vernon Court, Stainton, Teesside Crown Court heard. Wilson, 20, and another man broke into...
Kirwin Praises Rookie Co-Driver
Byline: Motor Sport Round-up By Adam Steel Stockton Motor Club's Jim Kirwin and co-driver Richard Simpson produced a star showing at the Weeton stages rally near Blackpool. The Tees duo teamed up to finish second in the North of England class...
Legged on by Dancers
Oh dear, you "78-rpm" ageist, Barbara Argument. Your wail in your column about the demise of TOTP belies your mere 42(?) summers. Are you wearing flat shoes and support stockings already? You must be on the WI hit list! Come on, get stuck in to...
Meet the Seal Saviours
Byline: Dave Robson Family on call to aid our flippered friends Seals and dolphins have new helpers on dry land thanks to a Teesside dad and son. David Wilson and his son Wayne are the newest volunteers to join the British Divers Marine Life...
MF Sealing Thinks Big
Byline: Helen Logan An expanding Teesside company has completed a move to a 20,000 square foot purpose-built factory with planning permission for a further 8,000 square foot extension. The move will secure the jobs of 32 employees and create...
Morrison Chasing More Big Prizes
Byline: Racing Round-up Hughie Morrison has enjoyed a superb run of form recently and is hoping to secure a third major prize in as many weekends when he saddles Odiham in Saturday's pounds 200,000 Northumberland Plate at Newcastle. The Berkshire-based...
Owen Turns to Top Man
Byline: Football Newcastle United have turned to the man who helped rescue the career of Juninho for advice over Michael Owen's knee injury. The 26-year-old will fly to the Colorado clinic of top specialist Richard Steadman within the next few...
Plan to Win When You Start Your Own Firm
Byline: Helen Logan With programmes like The Apprentice and Dragon's Den firing up people's ambition to go it alone in business, Martin Johnson, a partner at Sunderland accountancy practice UHY Torgersens, offers tips for those thinking of taking...
Positive Vision
Byline: Anastasia Weiner Chris Roberts is a man who knows that winning a battle is only half the fight. The regional director of the Learning and Skills Council openly admits that the agency's recent restructuring has attracted criticism from...
Rock Solid Support
Byline: Will Sutton Band tunes up to back Clough fund A successful rock band who want to support the Brian Clough statue fund are on their way to Teesside to do their bit for Old Big 'Ead. British Sea Power have played with bands including...
Show Me the Proof
A young grandad who said he smoked cannabis because of his bad back was told by a judge to prove it with his medical records. Peter Walsh made the claim after he was caught with hundreds of pounds worth of cannabis resin at his home. He was yesterday...
Steed Is Still No.1 Target
Byline: Eric Paylor Boro have intensified their bid to bring Fulham midfielder Steed Malbranque to Teesside. The 26-year-old all-action playmaker remains Gareth Southgate's No.1 target in the middle of the park. Fulham are looking for a fee...
Tagging!
Byline: Mike Underwood A tagged offender removed his tracking device, attached it to his dog and then broke a curfew to expose alleged "failings" in the system. Convicted Shaun Cliff was ordered by magistrates to wear the tag and stick to a 7pm-7am...
Teenager Given Ban by Court
A middlesbrough teenager has been banned from part of the town in an interim anti-social behaviour order handed down by magistrates. Robert Redshaw, 18, was given the civil order, in force until July 17, at Teesside Magistrates' Court yesterday....
Titanic Brought Back to Life
A major exhibition about the ill-fated ocean liner Titanic is sailing into Redcar. Titanic - Honour and Glory brings to life the disastrous maiden voyage of the ship which famously sank after colliding with an iceberg in the North Atlantic in April...
Tree Tragedy
Byline: Liz Walker Christmas fire horror killed gran People will always remember Carol for her laugh. It was a proper cackle, a really dirty laugh - Sister Christine MacDonald, left, with fellow sister Sheila Meek, speaking about Carol Churchill....
When I See My Friends with Their Mums, I Feel So Lonely
Byline: By Barbara Argument Evening Gazette When your wife vanishes leaving you and the kids alone, how do you cope with the trauma of fearing she's killed herself? Chief Writer Barbara Argument talks to a Teesside family battling to move on...
Why Engineering Companies Must Move with the Times
Byline: David Scatchard, Marketing Manager For Corus Northern Engineering Services (cnes) Historically, the Tees Valley has always been a region of great industrial strength, benefiting from a skilled and capable workforce and a recognised excellence...
Why It Pays to Check Figures
Nearly one in five current account holders admit they fail to check their bank statement each month. A further 23pc of people sometimes look at their statement to make sure it is accurate, but fail to do so every month. I can tell you from experience...
Winning Target
Tees ace Sarah Borwell plans to add further weight to her reputation as a late bloomer when she plays at Wimbledon. The 26-year-old is playing the best tennis of her life and tackles Poland's Marta Domachowska in the ladies' singles before teaming...
You Can't Expect Clubs or Nations to Reel in Players When There Are Relatively Few Sanctions for Cheating
A time to make friends. That is the optimistic official slogan of the 2006 World Cup. There was an ironic glimpse of the cheerful message and the accompanying laughing face logo towards the end of the Holland v Portugal match as red-carded Dutch...
Young Pair in Design Triumph
Byline: Karen Mclauchlan Two young Middlesbrough designers have beaten off competition from across the UK to scoop top honours at an annual awards ceremony. Dynamic duo Lee Pitman and Nick Watson, both 25, received their accolades at The Hub...
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