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 August 31, 2010

AMONGthe Cases Dealt with at [...]
AMONG the cases dealt with at Teesside Magistrates' Court on July 9 were: Paul Robinson,38, of Beaumont Road, Middlesbrough, jailed for 17 weeks for assault, assault causing actual bodily harm, possessing a Class B drug and breaching a suspended sentence...
A Paint Ball to Get Back on Track
Byline: ADAM STEEL STEVE HASLAM insists it is vital for Hartlepool to get their 5-0 pasting by Sheffield Wednesday out of their systems tonight when they face Northampton in the Johnstone's Paint Trophy. Pools were unbeaten in League One before...
Bear Camp Eye Up Ireland
THE David Evans-trained Bathwick Bear could bid for further big-race honours in Ireland next month after securing a narrow verdict in the Ripon Champion Two Yrs Old Trophy. The Listed triumph completed an excellent weekend's work for the Monmouthshire...
Black Cats' Deadline Day Swoop for Gyan; TRANSFER DEADLINE DAY
SUNDERLAND were today hoping to complete a big money swoop for Asamoah Gyan on what was expected to be one of the quietest deadline days since the transfer window's introduction. The Black Cats have been in negotiations with Rennes over a move for...
Boom Can Make a Bang with Fallon
Byline: NAOMI MATTHEW KIEREN FALLON is an eyecatching booking for Boom And Bust as he makes his handicap debut at Kempton. The three-year-old will also be having his first start on the allweather in the Olly Murs Live On Ladies Day Handicap (8.20)...
Box Open Up
A TEESSIDE-BASED storage company has increased its range of services - and is now looking to expand across the country. Box Clever, in Billingham, has launched a new caravan and vehicle storage service, alongside its range of other facilities. It's...
Challenges Lie Ahead in Offices with Green Blueprint!
SUSTAINABILITY and efficiency are now key factors in developing office accommodation, says TONY HORDON, offices director at commercial property specialists DTZ in Newcastle THERE is no doubt that sustainability is very much on the corporate agenda...
City Tune in to Currys
RAIL and bus operator Go-Ahead and Currys owner DSG International are expected to offer the main interest in the City this week. The group behind Currys and PC World will update the market on first quarter trading on Thursday after what is expected...
Confidence Eases Double-Dip Fears
THE prospect of a double-dip recession may have been held off after consumer confidence in the British economy improved in August for the first time in five months, a research group said today. The Gfk NOP Consumer Confidence Index increased this...
Confidence Is Returning
REKINDLING steelmaking on Teesside represents a major boost to the local economy. When the mothballing of TCP was announced it triggered around 1,600 direct jobs and thousands more contractors permanently employed on the plant. The economic impact...
COSTS QUESTIONED; ...as Mima's Pounds 10k Foreign Travel Bill's Approved
Byline: SANDY McKENZIE AROUND pounds 10,000 is expected to be spent by mima - Middlesbrough institute of Modern Art - on foreign travel this year. Approval of the spending has been given by Charlie Rooney, Middlesbrough Council's Executive councillor...
DEAL EXPLAINED; Workers Are Briefed on Pounds 320m Proposal
Byline: KAREN McLAUCHLAN HUNDREDS of steelworkers are now being briefed on the pounds 320m deal that could re-ignite steelmaking on Teesside. Thailand's biggest steel producer, Sahaviriya Steel Industries (SSI), has announced plans to take over...
Deaths
BELL James Peacefully in hospital on August 28, of Guisborough, Jimmy aged 85 years. Beloved husband of the late June, much loved father of Pat and Nick, dear father in law of John and Tracy and dearly loved grandpa of Matthew. Funeral service in Guisborough...
Dynamos Sparkle but Fall Short; COUNTY CRICKET
HALF centuries from Samit Patel and Chris Read helped Notts Outlaws to a three-run victory over Durham Dynamos and set up a winner-takes-all clash with Warwickshire Bears for a semi-final place. Needing a victory to maintain their push for top spot...
Five Ways to. De-Stress; JUGGLING Work Pressures and Family Life Can Be Stressful but Don't Forget about You, Says SARAH DALE
Byline: SARAH DALE 1 LEARN to say no, says Dawn Downey, involvement officer at Middlesbrough and Stockton Mind. "Look at your long-term priorities," says Dawn. "What can you off-load or change?" 2 LOOK at your lifestyle. What can you do to improve...
Gennia's Journey Goes to Hungary
COAST and Country's expertise has gone international with a human resources chief chosen to speak at a major conference. Gennia Cuthbert spoke at the 11th InternationalConference ofHuman Resource Development in Pecs, Hungary. The head of HR and...
Get It Right First Time
MOST claims by employees and workers are dealt with in the employment tribunals (ET). When they were established in 1964, the ETs were supposed to be a cheap and informal way of resolving such disputes. However, as employment law has become more...
Gherkin Pickled
Byline: s THE London writer Chris Taylor suggests that Redcar settle for a vertical pier because the most used image of London skyline is The Gherkin -well that's a clever and well known way of trying to improve the image of a white elephant. ...
Half a Million People from All around the World Are Behind Us; Family Tell of Support as They Wait for News of Killer's Fate
Byline: SARAH JUDD ANXIOUS : at the THE family of murdered schoolboy Paul Pearson have spoken of the overwhelming support for their campaign to keep his evil killer behind bars -as they anxiously wait to hear if he will be transferred to an open...
He Suffers So Much Pain, but He Just Smiles All the Time; Josef Nominated for Award
Byline: LAURA WOODCOCK LITTLE cutie Josef Sudron is an inspiration to his family. The adorable youngster made his mum and dad's wedding the perfect day when he walked down the aisle with them -beating doctors' predictions he may never walk. ...
Hope Springs Eternal Now; Your Say
THE news that an agreement has been signed to buy Corus's Teesside Cast Products plant in Redcar is what the North-east region has been crying out for. We have a vested interest in the wellbeing of the region and the work of a registered provider...
IHC Certain to Engineer a Profit
OFFSHORE engineering specialist IHC Engineering Business (EB) is "absolutely" confident of being back in profit this year after investment in new technology and the opening of a new site pushed it into the red. Figures just published by the Northumberland-based...
In Memoriam
Remember the one you love by placing a memoriam notice in the Evening Gazette to commemorate special anniversaries. Please note, we need your notice one day prior to publication date. For further details telephone 01642 252525 or visit our office on...
I Think Matthew Would Be Really Proud of Us All; Family and Friends Turn out to Celebrate Teenager's Life
Byline: ANDREW PAIN A CELEBRATION of the life of a much-loved teenager who was killed while on holiday on a Greek island has been held on Teesside. Matthew Cryer died of brain injuries following a fracas with bouncers outside a nightclub on the...
IT WASN'T ME; Attack Victim Says He's Not the Man in Rape Bid Trial
Byline: ANDREW PAIN A YOUNG man has told how he was cracked over the head with a bottle in what he believes is a case of mistaken identity. Liam Massey told the Gazette he was in Middlesbrough's Arena nightclub when the incident occurred in the...
Jade's Mum Backs Lisa's Campaign; Screening Fight Goes to No 10 Again
Byline: SARAH JUDD CAMPAIGNING cancer survivor Lisa Askew is taking her fight to lower the cervical screening age to Downing Street for a fourth time -with the support of Jade Goody's mum Jackiey Budden. Lisa, 34, from Stockton, will join other...
Jonny Is Star of the Track Again
FOR the second week running, Guisborogh's Jonny Cocker gave a spectacular performance in the American Le Mans series. There was to be no repeat of the previous week's victory, but Cocker was again the fastest man on the track in the Grand Prix of...
Jonny Is Star of the Track Again AMERICAN
FOR the second week running, Guisborogh's Jonny Cocker gave a spectacular performance in the American Le Mans series. There was to be no repeat of the previous week's victory, but Cocker was again the fastest man on the track in the Grand Prix of...
Learning Landmark
THE building which once housed Hugh Bell School was at one time one of Middlesbrough's most prominent landmarks. Today nothing remains of this once proud building which saw the education of many thousands of Middlesbrough's boys and girls. The...
Mac Has Sights on a Double Success
Byline: ERIC PAYLOR BORO defender Stephen McManus insists he is fighting on two fronts to make this season a memorable one. The centre-back, still licking his wounds from Boro's frustrating defeat at Barnsley, has linked up with the Scotland...
MAN DIES IN GREECE BIKE CRASH; Heartbroken Dad's Warning after Losing His 24-Year-Old Son: WARNING AFTER BIKE DEATH
Byline: NAOMI CORRIGAN A GRIEVING father sounded a heartfelt warning after his son died from injuries sustained in a motorbike accident in Greece. Wilf Readman has been leftdevastated over the death of his 24-year-old son Lee. Along with the...
Meeting the Big Decision Makers
IT'S decision time for this year's North East Business Executive of the Year Awards, Those with the tough task of finding this year's winners are: VINAY BEDI -a divisional director and fund manager at Newcastle investment manager Brewin Dolphin. ...
My Son's in a Huff So the Cereal Gets It
Byline: Lindsay Bruce CHAOS as you know, is the baseline of my life, punctuated by brief periods of normality and the odd episode of orderly. Sunday, however, can only be described as madness. A typical Sunday for the Bruces starts at 6am...
Norma's Memory Lives on; Tribute Competition to Bowls Legend Held
Byline: LAURA WOODCOCK A TEESSIDE bowling legend has been remembered when the first annual competition in her name was held. Norma Shaw, who was known as the best English Lady Bowls player ever, died in June 2009 aged 72, and was playing the...
Online Views
WE WROTE: BORO received some jeering from their own supporters as they left the pitch at Oakwell after Saturday''s frustrating defeat by Barnsley, and manager Gordon Strachan admitted that he had every sympathy for the travelling fans after the 2-0...
Onyx Landmark Deal
STOCKTON-BASED data management company Onyx Group has won what it says is a "transformational" contract with part of the giant Balfour Beatty construction group. The firm will supply IT services to Balfour Beatty Engineering Services (BBES), headquartered...
PEEK-A-BOO; Owl Baby Is a Welcome Arrival
Byline: MIKE BLACKBURN A BARN owl chick at Saltholme takes an inquisitive first glance into the big wide world. And its appearance at the wildlife reserve and discovery park, near Billingham, was something of a surprise for staff, volunteers...
People
TWO members of the Yuill Homes team have been recognised for their exceptional site management skills, by winning a National House Building Council (NHBC) award - and also winning Yuill's own Safety and Quality awards. Neal Hutcheon, currently project...
Plunge Teen Is Still Critical; Fall Teenager Still Fighting for Life
Byline: NAOMI CORRIGAN A TEENAGER continues to fight for his life today after a horror fall at an East Cleveland beauty spot. The 17-year-old from Middlesbrough was on a climbing trip on Saturday when he slipped from the crags at Highcliff in...
Pretty as a Princess; Brave Little Caitlin's Dreams Come True with a Royal Treat
Byline: LAURA WOODCOCK laura.woodcock @eveninggazette.co.uk AN INSPIRATIONAL youngster was magically transformed into a princess for the day when - just like in fairytales - all her wishes came true. Brave five-year-old Caitlin Dixon had her...
Rally Is the Way Forward - Parkin
THE format of Rally Yorkshire, with international, national and regional championships all coming together under a single umbrella event is a blueprint for the future of top level forest rallying in Britain, says event clerk of the course Rod Parkin....
Rally Is the Way Forward -Parkin
THE format of Rally Yorkshire, with international, national and regional championships all coming together under a single umbrella event is a blueprint for the future of top level forest rallying in Britain, says event clerk of the course Rod Parkin....
Relaxing Break? Not for the Boss
IT is going to be a long two weeks for Gordon Strachan. And it will be just as testing for nerves on the Boro "street" as tensions over the sorry start to the season come to the boil. The ill-timed international break means there is no prospect...
Site Is Ready to March Into
A FORMER Ministry of Defence facility on Teesside is arousing strong interest after being made available for letting. The expansive Allens West commercial site in Eaglescliffe, on the outskirts of Stockton is just two miles south of the A66 and...
STAND-OFF! Time Running out on Conway Deal as Clubs Hit Stalemate
Byline: ERIC PAYLOR BORO and Dundee United were locked in a stand-off over Craig Conway as the transfer window clock ticked down today. It was becoming increasingly apparent that the Scottish right winger will probably be staying put on Tayside....
Team of the Week
Oxbridge Lane School Boys senior football team 1952/53 REMEMBER When recently featured Oxbridge Lane School seniors football team from 1957, which has prompted Keith Maude from Norton to send in this picture from the same school -but from a few years...
Teesside Didn't Give Up on Steel Making a Comeback
A new chapter is poised to dawn for Teesside's steel industry with the proposed deal between SSI and Corus. KAREN McLAUCHLAN finds out more about the much-needed takeover and what the future now holds from those at the heart of the matter. FRIDAY...
Terry's Second 'Goal' Ignored
Byline: ANDREW WILKINSON andrew.wilkinson@eveninggazette.co.uk OH Brother -Paul Terry became the second member of his footballing family in a matter of weeks to suffer goalline agony. The Darlington midfielder last night saw his shot cross the...
THE FORCE IS STRONG WITH FUNDRAISERS; Fun Days Boost Hospice and Hall Funds
Byline: ANDREW PAIN INTERGALACTIC visitors beamed in for a family fun day at Zoe's Place. Luke Skywalker, Princess Leia and Commander Bly presented the Normanby baby hospice with a cheque for nearly pounds 3,000 at the event. The Star Wars...
They're Best in the Business
JUDGING is about to get under was to find the North East Business Executive of the Year. So, have you got your ticket for the premier awards event? The Business Executive of the Year Awards are run by the Evening Gazette and its sister paper, The...
Tight Finish for the Title
Byline: ANDREW WILKINSON andrew.wilkinson@eveninggazette.co.uk MIDDLESBROUGH and Marton showed that there is little between them in the title race. The pair drew a close game leaving them in the same position as they started -Boro lead the Darlington...
'To Be Seen as Environmentally Aware Is a Big Benefit to Business' TADEA Advice Centre Manager Sue Vickers
Byline: MICHELLE HEDGER TADEA offers free advice to organisations and homeowners wanting to go green and save energy. But these days it's not all recycled cans and low-energy light bulbs. MICHELLE HEDGER reports how an interest in solar panels,...
Town's Partners in Prosperity
TRADERS across Redcar and Cleveland have welcomed a formal deal to work alongside council chiefs in boosting prosperity. Redcar and Cleveland Council has signed an agreement with the Federation of Small Businesses (FSB), pledging to aid local firms...
What Is the Deal?
AFTER 476 days of worry and waiting hopes are now high that a deal between SSI and Corus will give Teesside Cast Products a long term future. It was on May 8, 2009, that Corus announced a 90-day consultation process with a view to mothballing the...
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