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 31, 2011

15 Years for Rape of Girls
Byline: MIKE BLACKBURN A STOCKTON man who raped and sexually abused three young girls after giving them alcohol has been jailed for 15 years. Mark Patrick Henderson continually refused to accept his guilt in the matter after the allegations came...
BRITS TELL OF TERROR IN EGYPT CHAOS; Escape from Turmoil as Protesters Defy Curfew
BRITONS arriving back from crisis-stricken Egypt have spoken of the ''absolute chaos'' in its capital, Cairo, as law and order began to break down in the Arab republic. David Lewis, from Manchester, spent two days at Cairo airport while rioters,...
Burglars Locked Up; Pair Used Gardening Tools during Attempted Break-In
TWO noisy burglars were both jailed for three years after alert neighbours called the police who nabbed them. Martin Bowers, 34, who went to jail on his birthday, and Kevin John Howlett, 28, were caught in Middlesbrough more green-fingered than...
Claire Petulengro
Byline: Claire Petulengro AQUARIUS (Jan 21/Feb 19): You are approaching a time where you demand more respect and understanding from close ones. Set this standard now to avoid a fight later. Call to hear why it will pay to read messages twice on...
Court Told of Asylum Deception by Women
A MOTHER and two daughters' deception of the immigration authorities was revealed in the Court of Appeal. Nishat Emmanuel, 58, and her daughtersManisha Emmanuel, 27, andMonica Joseph, 34, came to the UK from Mumbai, I ndia, on visitor visas back...
Dad's Pounds 21k in False Benefits; Carer Kept Making Claims despite Finding Work
Byline: KRYSTA EAVES A DAD who cared for his disabled son fiddled nearly pounds 22,000 in benefits by failing to tell authorities when he got a job. Khalil Khan falsely claimed pounds 21,934.90 between December 2002 and March 2009, Teesside Crown...
Deaths
AITHWAITE John Temple On January 26, suddenly in hospital, John (former bus driver), aged 73 years of Thornaby. A very dear brother and much loved uncle. Service and cremation at Teesside Crematorium, Thursday, February 3 at 1.30p.m. (St. Bede's Chapel)....
Driver Is Locked Up after Years on the Run
A DRINK driver who gave his cousin's name when stopped by police and then went on the run for fourand-a-half-years has been jailed. Teesside Crown Court heard Renato Valerio Sanna was also on the run over charges of stealing nearly pounds 15,000 from...
Evans Has Sights on FA Cup Miracle
CRAWLEY manager Steve Evans is dreaming of a miracle after his non-league team were given a trip to Old Trafford in the fifth round of the FA Cup. Yesterday's draw paired Premier League leaders Manchester United with the Blue Square Premier side,...
Filtronic Figures Hit by Customer Buyout
Byline: JEZ DAVISON MOBILE technology firm Filtronic has reported widening losses in its latest trading update. The company, which employs around 130 staff in Newton Aycliffe, recorded an operating loss before exceptional items of pounds 0.8m...
Focus on Facts; Your Say
IN reply to Steve Goldswain (Eston Park's On The Rise, 25.01.11), Mr Rogers, his staff and governors have made Eston Park into a first class school that local parents want their children to attend. Parents, staff and governors also want the school...
Go-Between in Care Crisis
A MIDDLESBROUGH health entrepreneur has launched a new venture to combat Britain's growing care crisis. Carl McLennon-Cummings said the scheme, which will operate under the Cleveland Care Enterprise brand, would take pressure off public sector care...
Great Gran Gives Birthday Cash to Guide Dog Charity
KINDHEARTED 102-year-old Elizabeth Harding has donated the proceeds of her special anniversary party to Guide Dogs for the Blind. As reported, earlier this month Elizabeth, of Rochester Court, Thornaby, celebrated her birthday in style with relatives...
Homeless Adam Was Down with Little Hope for Future; Now Thanks to Special Centre He's Turned His Life Around
Byline: EMMA GREENHALGH A YOUNG dad who once slept rough on the streets ofMiddlesbrough is now standing proud as one of the success stories of a pounds 5.7m pioneering centre for the homeless. The first resident of STAGES Academy, which replaced...
HUNDREDS JOIN CAMPAIGN; Youngsters in Fight to Save Music Service
Byline: ANDY PASSANT HUNDREDS of concerned Teessiders have joined the fight to save a threatened music service. A question mark is hanging over the future of Tees Valley Music Service (TVMS), which serves nearly 11,000 young people in this area....
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...
It Could Well Be England's Year! JASON LEONARD'S TOURNAMENT PREVIEW
Byline: JASON LEONARD IF anybody had said England would enter the 2011 RBS Six Nations Championship as favourites a year ago I think most of us would have laughed. But, judging by what has happened in the autumn internationals, I would say England...
It's Been Quite an Rebel Mary, 86... to Succeed from Moment That She Adventure for Determined the Very Was Born; THERE Can't Be Many of Us Who Haven't Heard of Butterwick Hospice and the Amazing Woman Behind It. SARAH DALE Talks to Mary Butterwick about Her Incredible Story of Courage and Triumph as a New Biography Is Published
"THIS one is of no use," the midwife declared, throwing baby Mary under the bed. Delivered by a drunk midwife in 1924, Mary's mum, Hilda, was told her baby had died. Dad James heard his wife's cries and crawled under the bed to retrieve his child....
'I Was There for My Friend's Kids' Cruelty to Children Must Top. Full Stop.: Friends Should Always Be There for Each Other. So Having to Choose between Your Friend and Their Kids Can Be Incredibly Tough. but Dave's Story Shows There Doesn't Have to Be an Unhappy Ending
ME and my partner Tania had been friends with Natalie for some time. Over the last six months we'd seen things get steadily worse for Natalie and her kids. Eventually, we just couldn't bear it any longer. Natalie was quite a young mum caring for...
I WILL REPAY THE MANAGER'S FAITH; Young Ace in Vow to Mowbray
Byline: ERIC PAYLOR DYNAMIC young full-back Joe Bennett aims to repay Tony Mowbray for the manager's strong backing. The 20-year-old's stuttering career has been completely revitalised since Mogga walked through the door at the Riverside. ...
Jade to Decide on Future Direction; IPC WORLD ATHLETICS
JADE Jones admits she doesn't know what events to focus on in the future after a mixed bag of performances at her first IPC World Athletics Championships. Teessider Jones was selected as part of a 40-strong Aviva GB and NI team back in September...
Kishanda Can Build on Early Promise
Byline: NAOMI MATTHEW HUGHIE MORRISON'S Kishanda ran a promising race on debut and has the look of a good thing in the Membership of Southwell Golf Club Maiden Stakes (4.00). Second behind a well-bred newcomer from the Mark Johnston yard, the...
Kishanda Can Build on His Early Promise
Byline: NAOMI MATTHEW Kishanda ran a promising race on debut and has the look of a good thing in the Membership of Southwell Golf Club Maiden Stakes (4.00). Second behind a well-bred newcomer from the Mark Johnston yard, the betting suggested...
Lifeboats Hunt for Missing Man
AN EAST Cleveland man remains missing despite a major search operation which was launched last night. Two lifeboats were called out to search the sea and shoreline for Graham Vaughan, 44, from Brotton, after he went missing at 3pm. Officers searched...
LIFT-OFF FOR AMAZING JOURNEY BORO; 100 Days of Destiny
IT'S hard to believe, but five years have passed since the remarkable climax to Boro's unforgettable 2005/06 campaign. On this day in 2006, struggling Boro won a memorable Wear-Tees derby at Sunderland to earn Steve McClaren what was then believed...
Mart Is Adding Polish to Teesside's Legal Firm
THE latest recruit at has made quite a journey - from Warsaw. TBI Solicitors has appointed Marta Studholme, 36, a specialist in dispute resolution to its Business Law office. She previously worked as a lecturer in law for the University of Cambridge...
Members May Face Jobs Axe
Byline: SANDY McKENZIE MOVES to cut the number of Middlesbrough councillors could be made after May's local government elections. Mayor Ray Mallon has asked for a report on the issue. But he says any decisions should wait until after May's elections...
Online Views
WE WROTE: ABUSIVE football fans face being kicked out under a "zero tolerance" approach by Marton Football Club which has brought in marshals in a bid to banish bad behaviour by unruly spectators. YOU SAID: Sadly it''s the way things are going....
Payback Time; Your Say
I WAS very surprised but delighted to see MP David Chaytor jailed for fiddling his expenses but feel that he and the other three awaiting trial are "carrying the can" for the dozens of others who did the same thing but escaped prosecution by paying...
POLICE RAIDS DRAMA; Seven-Day Blitz Targets Teesside's Most Wanted: DRAMATIC RAIDS: TARGET CRIMINALS
Byline: NAOMI CORRIGAN WANTED criminals received a rude awakening today as police kicked off a seven-day blitz on crime and anti-social behaviour. Dramatic raids were carried out across Middlesbrough, Stockton, Thornaby, Billingham and Hartlepool...
Quakers Facing Tough Challenge
Byline: ANDREW WILKINSON DARLINGTON face what is likely to be one of their toughest games of the season tomorrow night when they visit high-flying Luton Town. Quakers were denied the chance to warm up for the trip when Saturday's home game against...
RECORD INTACT; Acklam Maintain 100% Start after Shock
ACKLAM maintained their lead in Durham and North Two -but only after Consett had given them a wake-up call. The mid-table visitors struck first at Talbot Park with a try on four minutes and it took Acklam until just before half time to take the...
Scales of Justice
AMONG the cases dealt with at Teesside Magistrates' Court on November 19 2010 were: Sylvia Russell, 36, of Overdale Road, Middlesbrough, given an eight-week prison sentence suspended for 18 months with a two-month curfew, an 18-month drinking banning...
STRIKER FIGHT; Mowbray Forced to Look at Forward Line Replacements
Byline: ERIC PAYLOR TONY Mowbray today launched a last gasp search for potential replacements as clubs queued up for his strikers. The Boro boss missed out in his battle to take Newcastle United's Xisco on loan, when the Spaniard flew out to...
Strugglers Stun League Champions
Byline: ANTHONY VICKERS SPIRITED Stokesley boosted their top flight survival hopes as they battled to a shock 3-2 home win over Spennymoor. The relegation-haunted outfit were under the cosh for long spells but broke out three times to score against...
Supermarket Sweep
Is there ever really a winner when it comes to the battle of the supermarket giants? MARIE TURBILL and SARAH DALE put them to the test. We hunt down top value for your trolley... BOGOF, price promises and points. Forget the frills - we wanted...
Tees Software Experts' World First?
A TEAM of Middlesbrough software experts have just finished work on two ground-breaking phone apps. One is believed to be the world's first multiplatform application for remote control of home security, and the other allows users to control their...
Tees Town Tops Flu List; Figures Reveal Illness Rates
Byline: SARHA JUDD MIDDLESBROUGH has experienced the highest rates of flu sufferers in the country, at almost double the national rate and just 23 cases below epidemic proportions, new figures suggest. Figures from a GP flu surveillance system...
THE WAIT GOES ON; Murray Praises Rival after Grand Slam Defeat: TENNIS
ANDY Murray felt his Australian Open dream floundered on the defensive skills of Novak Djokovic. Murray cut a frustrated figure as he lost his third grand slam singles final, going down to the Serbian 6-4 6-2 6-3 in Melbourne. Djokovic appeared...
This Is a Safe Place for Fun; Just Take Care, Say Visitors
Byline: LAURA WOODCOCK CYCLISTS and runners who regularly use a Teesside woodland have branded it a "safe place to enjoy" despite a number of accidents that occur there every year. Errington Woods near Markse is used on a regular basis by cyclists,...
Warning as Police Step Up Patrols; Concerns over Teen Gangs at Supermarket
Byline: LINDSEY MUSSETT PARENTS are being warned to be vigilant following reports that gangs of up to 100 youths -some armed -have been gathering outside a Teesside supermarket. All Saints School in Ingleby Barwick and Yarm's Conyers School sent...
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