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 December 2, 2006

Battling Barry Tames Bream
Byline: Coarse Angling Two of the area's top feeder anglers battled it out for supremacy in last weekend's 65-peg November Open match at on the Tees at Yarm. And former national champion Barry Smith (Yarm) proved yet again that you can't keep...
Boss Hits Back
Byline: James Johnston And Mike Blackburn A senior manager at a Teesside charity denied that a staff member who went off sick with stress had been overloaded with work. Susan Murphy, from Acklam, is suing the Middlesbrough-based Victim Support...
Double Ton Hero Relishes Record Stand
Paul Collingwood described claiming his double century as a "great feeling" after the Durham batsman shared a record-breaking stand with Kevin Pietersen on day two of the second Test against Australia, in Adelaide. The 30-year-old scored 206 as...
Gangs Face Crackdown
Byline: Simon Haworth A massive six-month dispersal order is to hit a Teesside town. An area of Grangetown is being plagued by yobs - sometimes drinking in groups of 50 or more. There are regular incidents of vandalism, abusive and threatening...
Grow Up
Byline: Gareth Lightfoot A thief with a conscience who stole a motorbike then offered to replace it has been given a two-year Criminal Anti-social Behaviour Order. Michael Donnelly, 19, was working on a 125cc bike at his friend's home in Middlesbrough...
He Lives with Kathleen 24/7 and Knows the Amazing Change This Drug Made in Her
Just sometimes for a few minutes when she wakes up, the old Kathleen is there. She opens her eyes and looks at me and it's wonderful - Ron Burdett, who cares for wife Kathleen THE NHS watchdog has withdrawn the drug Aricept which families say helps...
Kev & Colly Lead the Way
England took command of the second Test following record-breaking performances from Paul Collingwood and Kevin Pietersen at the Adelaide Oval. Resuming the second day on a promising 266-3, the tourists finally declared on an imposing 551-6 after...
Last Time for the Big Switch-On
A fundraising couple and a gran who have brought special sparkle to Christmas are this year lighting up their homes for the final time. For 20 years Mark and Irene Gatenby have transformed their house into a winter wonderland, raising pounds 10,000...
Master Matchman Wins
Byline: Sea Scene Prolific matchman Paul Lobley chalked up a double - winning the Jim Maidens Memorial and the Saltburn match at the same time. He took top spot with six whiting for 3lb 4.5oz. The Jim Maidens event, which raised more than...
On the Runway
Byline: Mike Blackburn Ambitious plans for a massive expansion of Durham Tees Valley Airport are to be unveiled next week. Passenger numbers would more than treble to three million a year, while it is estimated the scheme could create more than...
Party Funds Shock
Byline: Marie Levy Elderly residents are facing a bleak Christmas after money they had saved all year for a festive party went missing. Police are today investigating the disappearance of the pounds 1,800 fund, which could leave the Teesside...
Seen Warden Walk Streets?
I am writing with reference to the lack of presence of the street wardens during October and November in Thorntree and Brambles Farm. For some considerable time we saw wardens walking around our estates and were very happy with their attitude, but...
Sky's the Limit for Stewy
Byline: Eric Paylor Stewart Downing was told today: "You don't yet know how good you can be." The message came from Boro assistant manager Malcolm Crosby, who believes that the Middlesbrough-born winger has only touched the surface of his potential...
Someone Spiked My Drink
A pub-goer who said his drink was spiked drove his car for four miles the wrong way along the A66 dual carriageway. Lee Coleman, 31, caused other drivers to do emergency stops and run onto the verge before police blocked his car when it drove the...
Steve Aims to Be Euro Star
Byline: Athletics Stamina star Ricky Stevenson is celebrating his call up for the European Cross County Championships. The 18-year-old New Marske Harrier will represent Great Britain in the junior men's race at San Giorgio su Legnano in Italy...
That's Mantastic
Was it only a year ago that Boro ripped Manchester United apart in a small screen slaughter that sparked celebrations that stopped just short of spontaneous street parties and public tears of joy? In one of the most memorable Riverside rumbles of...
Why Agent Can't Bank on His Cash
Byline: Marie Levy A Farepak customer has spoken of his anger after his bank refused to protect payments he made on a debit card. Anthony Walton, 37, of Thorntree was a Farepak agent who lost pounds 3,000 when the company went into administration...
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