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 4, 2012

Bears Are Too Slow off the Mark; Speedway
Byline: MARTIN NEAL TEAM boss Jitendra Duffill was left lamenting a slugging start after Redcar Bears' winless run was extended with a 57-36 defeat at Somerset. The Rebels wasted no time in getting stuck in and were 19-5 up with just four heats...
Borwell Gives Pupils a Boost; Tees Valley School Games
FOUR boys and four girls teams showcased how great tennis is at the Tees Valley School Games Final. Teams from across the area had qualified through to the main event to see who would become the Tees Valley champion. The event was for Year 7 and...
Cheung Targets a World Gold Medal; Canoe Water Polo
Byline: ADAM STEEL TEES Tigers paddler Chaz Cheung is optimistic that she can help Great Britain build on their 2011 European Canoe Polo Championship heroics at the upcoming World Championships. Defender Cheung played her part as the British...
Clements Helps Lead; Coarse Angling
ASHLEY Clements helped stretch his team's lead in the Drennan Northern Superleague, by hitting the bream trail on the Tees. The Daiwa Cleveland Angling Centre star weighed in 43lb 1oz caught on feeder and worm from peg 182 to top a field of 72....
Coverdale's Rainbow Joy at Lockwood Beck; Trout Topics
BRYAN Coverdale got the better of a stunning 9lb 12oz rainbow at LOCKWOOD BECK. The Teessider offered a size 16 Black CDC on flat calm water off the point, and the big rainbow, silver and in top condition, took it before putting up a strong fight....
CUT MAY HIT THOUSANDS; Warning Ahead of Benefit Axe
Byline: KRYSTA EAVES NEARLY 37,000 Teessiders could have their council tax benefits slashed following the axing of a Government-run system. Today, the manager of Middlesbrough Citizens' Advice Bureau said he was "concerned" that the change to...
Festival Turns 25
Byline: KAREN McLAUCHLAN STOCKTON International Riverside Festival celebrates its 25th birthday this year. The annual arts and culture extravaganza draws to a close tomorrow. But you can also take a trip down memory lane thanks to a programme...
Gymworld Gymnastic Club, Middlesbrough; Club Facts
CLUB name: Gymworld Gymnastic Club. Address: c/o Middlesbrough College, Dock Street, Middlesbrough. Tell us about your club: Gymworld Gymnastic Club provides opportunities for all abilities, from county and regional training squads to national and...
How Well Do You Know Your Area?
Byline: Don Robson Teesside Quiz Question one: Stockton Riverside College student Jessica Raper has just won which award at the Istec Awards Ceremony in London? Question two: Hartlepool's Chic Henderson recorded a song in 1939 which became the best...
Kids Get Lesson in Healthy Living
Byline: SARAH JUDD KIDS can take advantage of the summer holidays to get body confident and learn how to live a healthier lifestyle. Free fitness camps provided by NHS Tees and MoreLife, are giving children as young as five in Middlesbrough,...
Kildale Hit Fine Form in Win; Cricket
MOST of the games in the Langbaurgh League were played as the better weather continued. In Division One Kildale took the chance to join Hartlepool Power Station at the top with a big victory at Broughton & Kirby. Batting first The Dale were...
Latest Bowls Results; Bowls
MIDDLESBROUGH BOWLS LEAGUE Pallister Park 38 Jack Hatfield 49 1-4), Cochranes 69 Guisbro 39 (5-0), Smiths Dock 61 R A O B 45 (4-1), Borough Park 43 Middlesbrough 46.75 (1-4), Stockton 60 Saltburn 24 (4-1). CLEVELAND TRIPLES LEAGUE Marske Golds 28...
MICHAEL'S WAY TO SAY THANKS; Caring Hospital Staff Up for Award
Byline: SARAH JUDD A FIT and healthy Middlesbrough man whose life was turned upside down when he suffered a brain injury has thanked the hospital staff who cared for him. Extreme sportsman Michael Connor, 42, from Marton, was struck on the head...
Mogga's Men Made to Work for Victory; the Big Match Lowdown at Brunton Park, Friday, August 3 Friendly. Attendance: 1,988 (138 Visiting Supporters)
Byline: PHILIP TALLENTIRE BORO were made to work hard by a Carlisle side that will count itself unlucky to lose last night's friendly 2-1 at Brunton Park. In fact it took an outstanding goal from Curtis Main and a ruthless finish by Cameron Park...
MOUSE DIRT AMONG THE FOOD; Health Risk Shuts Store
Byline: LINDSEY SAMPSON A MIDDLESBROUGH grocery store has been forced to close after environmental health officers found mouse droppings among the food. The officers from Middlesbrough Council's Community Protection Service visited the African...
MY STREET FIGHTING YEARS; 'Hardman' Brian to Tell Story on TV
Byline: SOPHIE BARLEY A REFORMED Teesside street fighter will appear in a documentary about the country's most notorious hardmen. Brian Cockerill, who was once described as the "sixth hardest man on the planet" will appear in Faces on Sky1 in...
People
HELLO, how are you today? I hope you are well and enjoying your weekend so far. Have you been gripped by Olympic fever? I certainly have, I love it, but at least there is plenty going on if you feel the need to escape from it. If you fancy a...
Pervaiz Hits 54 in Specsavers Win; Cricket
JAP PARTS MIDWEEK LEAGUE STOCKTON Specsavers took another step towards the A Division title by beating Waterloo News. N Mahboob (49) and M Pervaiz (54) set up Specsavers with a total of 188-6. In reply, Luqman (37) and L Crooks (68no) batted well,...
POLICE HUNT SERIAL SEX ATTACKER; WOMAN PUNCHED IN UNI ASSAULTS Search on for Suspect Caught by CCTV
Byline: ANDREW PAIN A SERIAL sex attacker is suspected of targeting seven women in and around Teesside University. Police are hunting a man believed to have been responsible for a string of shocking incidents over a near four-month spell beginning...
Pounds 50k Boost for Scaling Sailers; Sailing
ON the crest of a wave - Teesside and North Yorkshire sailing enthusiasts have been boosted by a pounds 50k jackpot. Scaling Dam Sailing Club has been granted the money from Olympic legacy funding via Sport England's Inspired Facilities Fund. ...
Probe after Man Is Injured in 'Attack'
Byline: NAOMI CORRIGAN A MAN was being treated in hospital today after a suspected attack on a Middlesbrough estate. The 35-year-old - named locally as Brian Keogh - suffered head injuries in an incident on Woodville Avenue in the Grove Hill...
PUB'S HOURS EXTENDED; Nightspot Can Stay Open to 3am at Weekend
Byline: ANDY PASSANT POLICE have failed in their bid to stop a Middlesbrough town centre pub extending its opening hours. Last Orders, in Zetland Road, applied to Middlesbrough Council to extend its premises licence and the hours that it serves...
Renewing Our Vows Will Be Such a Special Moment. Ceremony Brings Chance to Make Another Memory
Byline: LINDSAY BRUCE PROMISING to care for his partner through good times and bad, for the rest of their lives, will be more poignant than ever for Teesside dad Rob Kennedy when he renews his wedding vows next week. For not only will it be the...
Running Costs; Club Hoping for Big Cash Payout
Byline: MIKE HUGHES BILLINGHAM Marsh House Harriers are confident of a strong run in the Gazette's new Wish Sport campaign. After all, they have had funding success with the Gazette before - and can't wait to hear the starting pistol again. ...
School Games Success
A COUNTY schools games proved a massive success by attracting a huge amount of young entrants. The Tees Valley Games, which is a culmination of training and competition in Tees Valley schools, was held at various venues. Being the first of its...
Tees Ace Chris Is Determined to Make It Count
CHRIS Tomlinson is determined not to be a London 2012 sideshow tonight as he bids to win a medal. With a leap of 8.06m last night, Teessider Tomlinson qualified in fifth place for the long jump final in the Olympic Stadium. With GB golden girl...
The Bar Crowned Champs; Pool
Byline: STEVE WOODIER INN Off The Bar won the last trophy of the season - The Five-Man Team Challenge. The Bar were up against massive favourites Inn Off The Break, whose team includes top county players Dan Harris, Stuart Pierson Lewis Hutchinson,...
This Year's Categories
Champion Child of Courage - sponsored by Northumbrian Water A youngster aged 14 and under who fills you with pride. Someone who has already displayed remarkable courage and provides a leading example for others to follow. Champion Ambassador - sponsored...
TV Choice
THE ZOO ITV1, 7pm A trip to the zoo may be a fun, relaxing day out for most people, but that's not always the case for the dedicated workers who toil there day-in, day-out. While looking after some of the cute, furry animals is quite clearly a perk...
TV Choice
BBC PROMS 2012 BBC2, 8pm Given the amount of rain we've had this year, it's rather apt that the Water Music suite is on tonight's audio menu. Here, conductor Herve Niquet leads Le Concert Spirituel as they perform Handel's classic, as well as Music...
Ward Shines in 6-4 Victory; Table Tennis
ORMESBY B's hopes of winning the first division championship of the Cleveland and District summer table tennis league took a knock last week after losing to the Ormesby C team by 6-4. Alec Ward was the star of the match, scoring an impressive hat-trick...
We Have Come to Remember Victims of Station Bombing
Byline: NAOMI CORRIGAN RELATIVES of victims of the wartime bombing of Middlesbrough railway station were among those marking the anniversary of the tragedy. The attack on August 3, 1942, by a lone Luftwaffe Dornier 217 bomber claimed the lives...
WELCOME BACK; Hoyte Return Is Fantastic, Says Mogga
Byline: PHILIP TALLENTIRE RE-SIGNING Justin Hoyte is a "fantastic deal" for Boro, insisted Tony Mowbray today. The 27-year-old finally put pen to paper on a new two-year deal, just over a month since his last contract with the club lapsed. ...
What a FAB Way to Kick off Weekender
Byline: CHRIS HOLE MUSIC fans were taken on a magical mystery tour on the banks of the River Tees. The Stockton Weekender kicked off last night with an evening of free music. It was headlined by Beatlemania, who paid tribute to the Liverpudlians...
Your Weddings and Babies; Wedding of the Week
Weddings round-up BRIDE AND GROOM: Sarah Beth Adams, 27, and Michael William McDonald, 25, both from Stockton. MARRIED AT: At Gisborough Hall where Sarah was given away by her mother Elaine Eden. WHEN? June 8, 2012. WHERE DID YOU MEET? The couple...
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