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 February 25, 2015

96 Years of Craftsmanship and Memorable Characters
Byline: Fiona Henderson fiona.henderson@trinitymirror.com WHEN a Stockton firm closed in 1965, it marked the end of almost a century of craftsmanship, as former Riley employee Ted Musson told Remember When in 2000. The eyesight of one veteran...
Adomah Keeps Aitor's Army on March in Game of Few Chances
Byline: Philip Tallentire Boro Editor philip.tallentire@trinitymirror.com IT wasn't sexy football and Boro rarely found top gear but last night's victory over Bolton is the stupromotion campaigns are built on. Crucially, Aitor Karanka's men kept...
Another Successful Weekend for Middleton Teams
TJFA U8 Division 3 Middleton Rangers 4 Billingham Synthonia 1 FIRST goal of the game went to Middleton, with Ben popping up with the first of a hat-trick of goals for him in this game. A fabulous goal, struck from centrally, just inside the halfway...
Better Than Ever
Byline: Anthony Vickers Sports writer anthony.vickers@trinitymirror.com ALBERT Adomah has scored far fewer game-changing goals this term and rarely shown the cavalier ashes that made him such a potent force last year. He scored the only goal...
Burn and Fry Earn Jenkins' Praise after Young Guns' Win
Byline: Jonathon Taylor Sports writer BORO Under-21s boss Paul Jenkins heaped praise on defensive pair Jonny Burn and Dael Fry after a 1-0 win at Blackburn sent his side joint top of the league. Ryan Brobbel's second half header was enough to...
Claire's Thanks Claire's Thanks to the Mystery to the Mystery Driver Who Driver Who Bashed Her Car Bashed Her Car
Byline: Laura Woodcock Reporter laura.woodcock@trinitymirror.com A MUM has issued a public thanks to an honest driver who scratched her car. Claire Fleming came out of McDonald's at Wolviston services to nd PS20 and a note on her windscreen from...
Closet Confidential
Funnywoman Josie Long is on the road with her new show Cara Josephine On Tour following sell-out success at the Edinburgh Fringe last year. MARION MCMULLEN finds out why she's standing up for scruffy style WHAT are you wearing at the moment? AN old...
Club Steward Woke to Find Bookies Alight
Byline: James Cain Reporter james.cain@trinitymirror.com THE steward of a social club has told how he woke up to nd are raging outside a betting shop attached to the club. A police investigation was launched after re ghters were called at 1.30am...
Copter Needed in Crime Fight; FEEDBACK
STOCKTON South MP James Wharton's critical comments in e Gazette (23.02.15) relating to Cleveland's Police and Crime Commissioner Barry Coppinger's decision not to support the retention of Teesside's only lifesaving helicopter at DTV Airport will,...
Craig's Star Wars Craig's Star Wars Sales Sequel Sales Sequel Hits PS30,000 Hits PS30,000
Byline: Mike Blackburn Stockton Chief Reporter mike.blackburn@trinitymirror.com For more pictures go to www.gazettelive.co.uk SEQUELS rarely live up to the original - but Star Wars e Auction Part 2 still managed to rake in PS30,000 for just 15 rare...
Deaths
RIDLEY JEAN Will miss the good times Jean. From loving friend Maureen. Rest in peace. x SWINNERTON MICHAEL Passed away peacefully on February 19, surrounded by his loving family, MICHAEL aged 62 years. Treasured dad, Grandad and brother. Funeral Service...
Deaths
ADAMS YVONNE Ours is just a simple prayer, God bless and keep you in His care. Dave, Jenny and family. x ADAMS YVONNE R.I.P. Lovely lady. Sharon and Family. ALLAN JOYCE Fond memories of you Joyce. Sadly missed. Love, Sue, Rob, Gill, Andy and...
Destinations Data Places Prior at Top; SPONSOR'S MESSAGE YOUR SCHOOL: CROOKSBARN PRIMARY SCHOOL, NORTON EDUCATION & TRAINING
Prior Pursglove Collegeis the best college in Teessidefor placing students in university or employment, according to new government data. KS5 Destinations Tables, released each year by the Department for Education, has placed the college at the...
Dream Hut That's Not Decades Off
Byline: Mieka Smiles Reporter mieka,smiles@trinitymirror.com MOST people dream about that perfect little spot to escape to. And, it seems, many Teessiders have a similar idea about their haven... But as it stands it could take them 10 YEARS...
Eskvale and Cleveland League
LAKES United put up a spirited performance in the semi-final of the D & G Trophies League Challenge Cup against Great Ayton United and a close game reached the final quarter of an hour all square as both sides had scored. Fitness eventually...
Featured Match: Grassroots Cleveland Junior Cats FC (Hoops) vs Skelton FC in the Under-9s Division
Cleveland Juniors U9s THIS fully functioning side is thriving this season under coaches Stephen Fawcett and Nick Manseld. With a dedicated keeper coach in Mark Sadler there is a fantastic base to work from and the kids are a credit to the club....
Finalists Are Revealed for Teesside Awards Heat
Byline: Kelley Price Business Reporter kelley.price@trinitymirror.com THE Teesside nalists for the North East Business Awards 2015 have been revealed. One of the region's largest business awards ceremonies, NEBA celebrates the brightest, best...
First Look at Revised Plans for 342-Home Development
Byline: Mike Blackburn Stockton Reporter mike.blackburn@trinitymirror.com HOUSEHUNTERS can now get a glimpse of what the homes will look like on a controversial new development in Yarm. Detailed plans have been submitted for approval on the appearance,...
Golden Girl Amy Scoops Another Top Sport Award
AMY Carr, a member of Middlesbrough Athletics Club and Tees Active Sports Academy, received the Young Female Achiever Award at the North East Sports Disability Awards, staged at the Stadium of Light recently. Over 150 guests from the world of sport...
Hillsborough - a Ground That Has Got a Habit of Kicking Us When We Are Down Hillsborough - a Ground That Has Got a We Are Down
Byline: TeessideGazette Paylor's views with Eric Paylor Follow us on Twitter @ HILLSBOROUGH is one of those grounds which has a habit of kicking you when you are down. All the more reason to celebrate the fact that Boro are more or less on an...
I Can't Wait for All Those Easter Eggs
HOORAY, the nights are getting lighter and we are all starting to feel a bit better as the crocuses are starting to pop through the grass. How many Valentine's cards did you get? Me and my friends all made ours (yes I made lots for my bear friends)....
In Brief Court
AMONG the cases dealt with by Teesside Magistrates' Court on February, 2 were: Peri Mason, 19, of Victoria Close, Middlesbrough, given a six-month conditional discharge and ordered to pay PS15 costs for driving using a vehicle without insurance. ...
In-Form Priory Cast out Monks
NORTH EAST CHRISTIAN FELLOWSHIP ANDY Logan give home team North Shields Christ Church the lead only for Glenn Goddard and Jon Smith to turn the match round as Beechwood Eden Easterside took a 2-1 lead, Craig Mann tied the match at 2-2, before the break...
It Is No Myth - Unicorn Are Winners after 22 Defeats! STOCKTON SUNDAY LEAGUE
LAST Sunday saw a number of surprising results in Division Two with the three top sides all losing. However pride of place must go to Norton Unicorn who recorded their first victory of the season - after 22 defeats - against Rimswell. Ian Peckett...
Jailed but No Longer Inside
Byline: Gareth Lightfoot Court Reporter gareth.lightfoot@trinitymirror.com A VIOLENT boyfriend who threatened to "spark out" his ex-partner in the face of a restraining order was given a prison term. Yet Christopher Dalziell's time spent remanded...
Joe Strikes Silver in Battle of the Best Young Talent; TABLE TENNIS
BILLINGHAM ace Joe Clark took on the best young players in England at the Cadet Masters and came away with a silver medal. e 14-year-old North-eld School student was seeded fourth for the event, which brought together the top 12 players in the Table...
Keep a Cool Head - That Goes for Fans as Well as Refs
Byline: Winter's world with Jeff Winter I'M often asked by young ref-ref erees what advice I could give them to help them in their careers. It's always the same. While others around you are losing their cool, keep calm. I believe that is sound...
King of the Deep. a Rare King of the Deep. a Rare ARCTIC Visitor Found ARCTIC Visitor Found on Our Shore on Our Shore
Byline: Dave Robson Senior Reporter dave.robson@trinitymirror.com HE'S spent his working life beneath the sea but even oceanographer David McCreadie was baed by a rare visitor to Redcar. For the formidable-looking red crustacean found by David's...
Neighbourhood Safety Team Manager Sharon Carr, Temporary Neighbourhood Inspector Neil / 60 Youngsters 60 Youngsters Suspected Suspected of Hurling of Hurling Stones Stones and Bricks and Bricks at Vehicles at Vehicles; Police: 'Someone Will Be Killed If This Continues'
Byline: Sophie Barley Crime Reporter sophie.barley@trinitymirror.com POLICE have identied more than 60 youngsters suspected to be involved in throwing missiles at vehicles in two Middlesbrough estates. Ocers say that someone will be killed if...
Now Finn's Just like Any Other Child
Byline: Naomi Corrigan Reporter naomi.corrigan@trinitymirror.com IN MANY ways, little Finn Johnson is just like any other four-yearold - he's mad about dogs, delights in his picture books and he just loves riding out on his bike. Watching the...
Over Half of Drivers Face Delays Here; A174 Stretch 'Unreliable Journeys' Blackspot
Byline: Naomi Corrigan and David Ottewell news@gazettemedia.co.uk MORE than half of all drivers using a stretch of the A174 will arrive late at the their destination, new gures suggest. e trunk road between the A1044 and the A19 in Middlesbrough...
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Redcar Go to Town as They Crush Synners in Cup Clash; TEESSIDE LEAGUE
REDCAR Town, firm favourites for promotion to division one, are through to their second final of the season after they trounced Billingham Synthonia 13-2 in the semi-finals of the Burness Plate. They will play Yarm FC in the Easter Bank Holiday...
Red Dwarf Actor Red Dwarf Actor Set for Purple Pig Gig. If It Gets Green Light
Byline: Sarah Dale Reporter sarah.dale@trinitymirror.com CRAIG Charles is coming to Middlesbrough - providing his gig gets the goahead at e Purple Pig. e funk and soul DJ and Coronation Street actor is set to play a gig at the Linthorpe Road bar...
Roll Up, Roll Up for Zombie Circus
ZOMBIES are coming to Middlesbrough! But before you run for the hills, it's only the latest show from 'e Circus of Horrors. From sword swallowing to daredevil balancing acts, 'e Circus of Horrors is the only circus act to reach the nals of TV...
Sarah's Brits Night Out
Byline: Laura Woodcock Reporter laura.woodcock@trinitymirror.com SARAH Luke is one lucky girl. Tonight the 22-year-old from Stockton will be rubbing shoulders with some of music's biggest names after being invited to the Brit Awards. But the...
Summer Camp Shock Which Left Us Reeling
Byline: DAVE ROBSON IT was nice to have her home. In a mission to get fed, see her boyfriend, get some washing done and spend time with her family (probably in that order of importance), daughter popped home from uni at the weekend. And she had...
Teesside Quiz; How Well Do You Know Your Area? with Quizmaster Don Robson
1. Businesses in Redcar and Saltburn are being asked to submit bids to develop which kind of property on Redcar Esplande and Saltburn Promenade? 2. Redcar and Cleveland Council is proposing to look into the preservation of which two surviving ironstone...
Teesside Trivia; How Well Do You Know Your Area? with Quizmaster Don Robson
Prior to the birth of rock n'roll to dance and enjoy live music people attended dance halls often held in village or school halls. Many of our Co-op stores had dance halls on their upper floors and Stockton had the Maison de Dance. The 1960s saw the...
Time to Blow Away a Century of Mediocrity
February 25, 2004 THE countdown to Cardiwas well and truly on. In just a matter of days Teesside would make the pilgrimage to the Millennium Stadium and it was over to the players to make sure they made the return journey with silverware. Captain...
Trojan Horse Looks All Set to Storm Chelmsford
TROJAN Rocket is in ying form and can bring up a four-timer in the Olswang LLP Backing Winners Handicap at Chelmsford City. e seven-year-old has thrived in recent months, progressing from victory in a Kempton claimer back in November to winning...
TV Choice
THE GREAT COMIC RELIEF BAKE OFF BBC1, 8pm Jo Brand hosts the third edition, in which four celebrities take on three baking challenges - and maybe even make some dough for Comic Relief. Movie star Michael Sheen, comedian and writer David Mitchell, Radio...
Victim 'Let Down' after Thief Goes Back Home
Byline: Sophie Barley Crime reporter sophie.barley@trinitymirror.com A GRANDMOTHER said she feels "disgusted and let down" that the Polish woman who stole her savings has returned to her home country after serving just a quarter of her prison sentence....
Village Shop Nails Award as National Champ
Byline: James Cain Reporter james.cain@trinitymirror.com A FAMILY-RUN village hardware store with a history spanning seven decades is celebrating becoming a national champion. e ompson family has been running the shop in Great Ayton since 1957...
What's Right and What's Wrong? It's Getting More Difficult to Determine What's a Penalty and What Isn't
Byline: Winter's world with Jeff Winter THE past week has seen plenty of refereeing controversy, prompting further calls for video technology and greater clarity over the oside laws. ere were plenty of arguments up and down the country over penalty...
Willmott Sets Her Sight on Rio after BUCS Joy; STUDENT GAMES
MIDDLESBROUGH swimmer Aimee Willmott admits she is already targeting success in Rio after picking up three gold medals at the BUCS Nationals in Sheffield at the weekend. Willmott, who won two silver medals at last year's Commonwealth Games, blew...
Windfall for Good Causes
Byline: Mike Blackburn Senior Reporter mike.blackburn@trinitymirror.com A PLAYGROUP, a dance charity and friends of a nature reserve are among worthwhile Teesside causes celebrating a share of nearly half-a-million-pound lottery cash. The money...
Women's Race on the Move after 15 Years
Byline: Laura Woodcock Reporter laura.woodcock@trinitymirror.com A POPULAR women-only fundraising event which attracts thousands of Teessiders every year is moving to a new location. Cancer Research UK's Race for Life will this year be held at...
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