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 January 30, 2006

Appeal to Delay Decision
Byline: Mike Blackburn Campaigners are pleading with planning chiefs to "consider all arguments" before rejecting a pounds 12m housing scheme that would spell the end for a Teesside deathtrap. Broseley Homes wants to demolish the derelict and...
A Tough Call
Micky Adams reckons his travel sick Coventry side needn't bother turning up for their FA Cup replay at Boro. The Sky Blues have an appalling away record, losing four of their last five games on the road and have won just once away from the Ricoh...
Back on Track as Duo Strike
Byline: Wearside League Stokesley blasted back into the title race with a 4-0 win away at high-fliers Willington. Stokesley got off to a bright start against the one-time Northern League outfit and took control with first half goals from Jonathan...
Boro Battle to Keep Jimmy
Byline: Eric Paylor Boro were battling to hold on to goal grabber Jimmy Floyd Hasselbaink today just 24 hours before the transfer deadline day clash with Sunderland. The Dutch ace has scored three goals in his last three games, but still remains...
Boxing
Amir Khan already has his sixth fight lined up - against an as yet unnamed opponent at London's ExCel Centre next month - after crushing Belorussian Vitali Martynov in just 75 seconds for his fifth professional win in Nottingham. Rugby Union ...
Charity Running
Big hearted Teessiders planning on running in the London Marathon or Great North Run are being asked to consider raising sponsorship cash for The Children's Trust. The Trust can help get a place in the events and can provide training and fund-raising...
Cventry City 1 Boro 1
Byline: Fa Cup Fourth Round One small step ( towards the Stadium of Light! Boro came through the derby dress rehearsal at the Ricoh Arena with one or two hitches, but nothing that can't be put right. Despite the doom and gloom in the national...
Design Trio Is Chosen
Byline: Will Sutton A trio of sculptors have been shortlisted by the Brian Clough Memorial Fund to design his statue. The three bronze sculptors will create their own vision of Cloughie and the Teesside public will be able to choose their favourite...
Disgrace!
Byline: Simon Haworth A disabled man has been left stranded in his second-floor flat for almost three weeks because of a broken down lift. Terry Waldon lives on the second floor of Raithwaite House in Wilton Lane, Guisborough. The only lift...
End of the Line
Byline: Anthony Vickers Frustrated Thornaby boss Neal Granycome quit after his side's stinging 6-1 home defeat to West Auckland. The boss cited "a catalogue" of problems on and off the pitch and the failure of the club to make any significant...
Frost Can't Stop Inca
Jumps fans were denied the chance to glean clues for the Cheltenham Festival when the weekend's dress rehearsal card at Prestbury Park was lost to frost. However, thanks to plenty of hard work behind the scenes, three of the big races have been...
Gavin and I Are Still in Love, but the Strain of Tegan's Illness Has Forced Us Apart
Byline: Barbara Argument Chief Writer The parents of a baby girl in desperate need of a liver transplant say the pressure has driven them apart. Michelle Greene and Gavin Ross, both 20, from Darlington, insist they both still love each other....
Injured United out of Trophy
Byline: Racing Round-up Talented mare United has been ruled out of the totesport Trophy at Newbury on February 11. Lucy Wadham's five-year-old met with a setback cantering yesterday morning and will not line up for the two-mile event at the Berkshire...
Jack's the Lad for Redcar!
Byline: Speedway Exclusive Martin neal exciting teenager Jack Hargreaves is the latest piece of the Redcar Bears jigsaw to be slotted into place. The 17-year-old prospect met with Bears chief Chris van Straaten yesterday and agreed a deal...
Job-Loss Letters Are Defended
Byline: Dave Robson A mailshot from a Teesside council asking for voluntary redundancies has been defended as the only realistic way to make the request. Redcar and Cleveland councillor Sheelagh Clarke has hit out at the authority for sending...
Musical Babies!
Byline: By Sarah Ivison Evening Gazette It's the 250th anniversary of Mozart's birth ( and according to a new survey he is the most popular composer to play to unborn and newborn babies. Sarah Ivison talks to two Teesside parents about their...
Oh Boy-George Can Do a Double
Byline: Racing Preview Julies Boy, a smooth winner at Leicester last week, can follow up at Folkestone tomorrow. The nine-year-old put in a solid round of jumping at the Midlands venue and was not hard pressed to hold off Munadil by seven lengths....
Oh No You Don't
Byline: Andrew Wilkinson Generous Boro today offered Darlington a big helping hand - until the Football League stepped in to scupper it. Boro offered Darlington the use of their artificial pitch for today's reserve game against Scunthrope, as...
Police Probe Fox's Death
Police are investigating the death of a fox in North Yorkshire. Members of the public contacted police after the incident at 2.50pm on Saturday near Northallerton. A witness reported seeing hounds killing a fox near to the A684 on Winton Bank. Another...
Rome-Ward Bound for a History Lesson
We were standing in the magnificent ruin of the Colosseum, looking over the remnants of more than 2,000 years of history, when I asked our guide if Rome actually had any modern buildings. "Of course," she said. "A lot of the city was built at the...
Same Old Story
Byline: Rugby Round-up Yarm were the only winners in a bleak weekend for Teesside rugby. Yes, you did read exactly the same opening paragraph in last Monday's Gazette! Once again only the Durham and North Three side provided a chink of light,...
Sex Criminals on Doorstep
Byline: Mike Underwood Dangerous sex offenders are living in a street near you, Cleveland Police revealed today. Officers from the force's Public Protection Unit confirmed there are sex or violent offenders living in "every community in Cleveland"....
Shattering
Byline: James Johnston A Teesside gardener has spoken of his shock at waking to find police breaking down his front door as they hunted a wanted man. Craig Smith was sound asleep when officers launched the raid on his flat in the early hours....
Ten Years in the Wilderness
Byline: Sandy Mckenzie The belief was that if we went there then everybody else would follow. It never happened Middlesbrough Football Club chief executive Keith Lamb, right, on the move to the Riverside over a decade ago MASSIVE frustration...
Three Years Ago Jayne's Life Was Falling Apart - Now Every Day Is a Joy in Her Own Shop
Byline: By Marie Turbill Evening Gazette Every morning Jayne Read looks forward to the day ahead. Walking on to the shop floor she is surrounded by shelves full of glitter and thread, fabric swatches and beads. Each and every piece has been...
Uniqema Could Be Put on Sale
Byline: Karen Mclauchlan One of the last remnants of chemical group ICI on Teesside could be up for sale. Reports have suggested the company is looking at the possibility of selling off its Uniqema business - which employs around 360 at Wilton....
We're Game for Playgroup
Byline: Dave Robson An affordable playgroup is the latest venture from a women's centre fighting to keep its funding head above water. The South Bank Women's Centre on Upper Albion Street was close to folding last February after its money nearly...
Where the Buffalo Roam
We'd been hiking in the sun for an hour when we sat down for our picnic by the river. Similar groups to ours were gathered by the water's edge in the shade. We were in no rush so we dozed off. Then suddenly one of our party called out ) "Hurry it's...
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