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 March 30, 2016

Amazing. but Tough; ATHLETICS
Byline: Dominic Shaw Sports writer dominic.shaw@trinitymirror.com IT was the "hardest race" of his life, but the World Half Marathon Championships has left Middlesbrough distance runner Matty Hynes desperate for more and itching to get back to his...
Ayala Is the Best Central Defender in the League! Kalas Full of Praise for Injured Team-Mate
Byline: Domini Shaw Sports writer DANIEL Ayala is the best centre-half in the Championship when he's fully fit - and that's coming from the defender who's replaced him in recent weeks. Such has been Ayala's excellence this season, even the defender...
Best of the Box
GRANTCHESTER ITV, 9.00pm As Gary Bell waits for news about whether or not he will be offered a reprieve, Geordie and Phil discover a reason to arrest Eddie Jones, a violent husband who beats his wife. However, when Sidney arrives at the station the...
Boro's Bizarre Display at Loftus Road Will Live Long in the Memory - for All the Wrong Reasons
Byline: THE GAZETTE WEDNESDAY, MARCH 30, 2016 Like us on Facebook facebook.com/evening.gazette Paylor's views with Eric Paylor THE GAZETTE WEDNESDAY, MARCH 30, 2016 EGA1ST Follow us on Twitter @EveningGazette Paylor's views with Eric Paylor ONE...
Bunnies and Chocs for an Eggcellent Easter
Byline: Lauri Cox Reporter news@gazettemedia.co.uk YOUNGSTERS celebrated Easter in style with a visit from some furry friends. Shoppers at Hillstreet Shopping Centre were welcomed by baby rabbits and chicks and were invited to hold and stroke...
Closet Confidential
Archie Hewlett was 18 when he launched his own shoe brand Duke & Dexter three years ago. Marion McMullen talks style with the designer whose celebrity clients include Tinie Tempah, Justin Timberlake, Mr Selfridge actor Jeremy Piven and Eddie Redmayne...
Councillor Is Calling for Reassurances after Leaks
Byline: Ian Johnson Reporter ian.johnson01@trinitymirror.com ANGER over the Ingleby Barwick gas leaks has led to questions about the capability of the firm responsible for the disruption. Myton Way was shut for several hours due to potentially...
Crunch Tata Talks over Steel Future; by Kelley Price Business Reporter Kelley.Price@trinitymirror.Com
Byline: Kelley Price THE Government has been accused of "taking its eye" off industrial strategy - as Tata Steel chiefs met for a crucial board meeting that would decide the future for Hartlepool workers and thousands more across the UK. The...
Danube Delight ... or a Hungarian Hell-Hole?
Byline: DAVE ROBSON I'VE booked a city break in Budapest. Dead exotic me, like. Trouble is, many people I know have already been before me. Except musician George Ezra, who I don't know, but who wrote and sang a song about it - but has never...
Deaths
ALDERSON JOAN Beloved and devoted mam, mother-in-law and grandma. Mam, you are my rock, my inspiration and my hero. You will be forever in our hearts. Night Mam, thanks for my tea. Love, Graham & Ange. xx To my beautiful grandma, will love...
Deaths
HENRY PETER Peacefully on March 22, Peter aged 85 years. Beloved husband of Freda, much loved dad of Elaine and a dear father-in-law of Keith. Funeral service and cremation to take place on Monday, April 4 in the Chapel of St. Hilda, Teesside Crematorium...
Decision to Let Gutierrez Go Was Right, Insists Carver; FOOTBALL
FORMER Newcastle boss John Carver says telling Jonas Gutierrez he did not have a future at the club "tugged on the heartstrings". But he insists the decision was made for the best reasons. The Argentinian mid-fielder claims he was "frozen out"...
Drinks Are on Dimi as Booze Licence Agreed
Byline: Kelley Price Business Reporter kelley.price@trinitymirror.com BORO star Dimi Konstantopoulos has been granted an alcohol licence for his six-figure Middlesbrough restaurant. The Middlesbrough goalkeeper is investing PS275,000 in the Linthorpe...
England Take Aim at Their Inspiration; CRICKET
CAPTAIN Eoin Morgan admits England's renaissance in limited-overs cricket was partly inspired by their World Twenty20 semi-final opponents New Zealand. A year ago the Black Caps finished runnersup at the 50-over World Cup, dealing in an imaginative,...
Euro 2016 Looking Unlikely for Me, Admits Injured Jack
ENGLAND goalkeeper Jack Butland accepts his dream of appearing at Euro 2016 is all but over due to the fractured ankle suffered against Germany. Butland sustained the injury in the first half of Saturday's 3-2 friendly win over the world champions...
Extrovert Dad Could Be an Embarrassment in Public; REMEMBER WHEN WWW.Gazettelive.Co.Uk/rememberwhen in Association with Macks Solicitors
Byline: Lee Maddison lee maddison @trinitymirror.com SHOPPING expeditions for one Middlesbrough family could prove something of an embarrassment, especially if dad trailed along with them. If they entered department stores, the family would head...
Fight to the Finish in Both Divisions; TABLE TENNIS
IT looks like there will be a tight finish to both divisions of the Stockton Table Tennis League as little separates the teams at the top with just two games to go. In Division One, Eaglescliffe A put pressure on rivals Northfield Advanced with...
Gary Seeks a Lift in Bid to Be Top of the World; POWERLIFTING
A TEESSIDE University student has reached the pinnacle of his sport after being selected to represent his country at the highest level. Andrew Richardson will represent Ireland at the World Powerlifting Championships in Texas, USA, later this year....
George: We Can Get the Job Done in April
Byline: Philip Tallentire Boro Editor philip.tallentire@trinitymirror.com GEORGE Friend sees no reason why Boro can't clinch automatic promotion in what he's termed a "ridiculous" April. The Sky Bet Championship fixtures will come thick and fast...
Help Get Sir Nigel Back on Track
Byline: Dave Robson Senior reporter dave.robson@trinitymirror.com WORK is under way on a huge revamp of a famous steam engine - and the man in charge would be chuffed to get some help from fellow Teessiders. Darrin Crone of Thornaby is locomotive...
Hotshot Agueroo to Strike Again; Racing
AGUEROOO can continue his sensational progress with victory in the wolverhampton-racecourse.co.uk Handicap. Richard Hannon's three-year-old was rated a lowly 64 when kicking off his winning spree at Chelmsford in late December, but having won four...
How Well Do You Know Your Area? Teesside Quiz
Byline: YOUR AREA? WITH QUIZMASTER DON ROBSON Q1. If you spent Easter Sunday into Easter Monday hurling yourself 35 feet off a balcony onto a giant inflatable which 1897 music hall were you in? Q2. Now Easter may be over, but there is still time...
Huge Response over Plan to Move Town Post Office
Byline: Bethany Lodge MORE than 800 letters and comments have been written over plans to move Saltburn Post Office out of the town centre. Locals were given until March 25 to lodge their complaints and opinions about plans to move facilities...
Jetty Vandals 'Putting Public in Danger'
Byline: Mike Brown Reporter mike.brown@trinitymirror.com PLASTIC fencing at Skinningrove Jetty has been branded "dangerous" and "not up to the job" after vandals broke off pieces of the railings. Fencing protecting seasiders from a 30ft drop...
Magic Man Paul's Public Memorial
Byline: Dave Robson Reporter dave.robson@trinitymirror.com A PUBLIC memorial service is planned for Teesside magic man Paul Daniels. The South Bank-born entertainer's widow, Debbie McGee, says a private funeral ceremony for close friends and...
Man Appears in Court on Murder Charges
Byline: David Huntley Reporter david.huntley@trinitymirror.com A MAN accused of murdering Redcar mums Lynne Freeman and Jodie Betteridge - has appeared at Teesside Crown Court. Alan Bennett, 34, of Lingholme, Redcar, appeared via video link from...
Man Has Head Stapled Up after Pub Glassing
Byline: Toni Guillot Reporter toni.guillot@trinitymirror.com A MAN needed staples in his head after he was glassed in a vicious attack at a Teesside pub. Wesley Bell was on a night out with his wife Samantha, 37, when an attacker smashed a pint...
Play So Important to Help Children Grow and Develop
NOT many people are aware of the importance of traditional play and how it enables children to live, learn, develop and grow. Participating in traditional play activities enables children to form positive friendships and learn essential life skills...
Reds Academy Is Branching Out
FOUR former Boro footballers who set up The Reds Academy last year in Middlesbrough are to branch out into Billingham. Gary Pallister, Bernie Slaven, Craig Hignett and Curtis Fleming have teamed up with Stockton Riverside College (SRC) Leisure Centre,...
Rhodes on Mac's Radar? Clarets' Tough Run-In and Rangers Alright Playing in the Championship? What Are the Press Saying about Boro and Their Sky Bet Championship Promotion Rivals? DOMINIC SHAW Makes Himself a Brew, Sits Down, Scours the Papers and Tells Us What He Found
Byline: DOMINIC SHAW IT'S the calm before the storm in the Championship and Boro's players used the opportunity of a few days off to recharge their batteries ahead of a frantic dash to the finish. Well, at least that's the case for those who...
Royal Reward for Dedicated Winnifred
Byline: James Cain Reporter james.cain@trinitymirror.com SEVEN decades of dedication received royal recognition when a church organist was invited to meet the Queen to receive Maundy Money. Winnifred Walker has been playing the church organ at...
SSI Workers Should 'Act Fast' or Miss Compensation
HUNDREDS of ex-SSI workers who did not receive a payout after a PS6m legal victory when the steelworks closed could be handed a lifeline. More than 1,100 Community union members mounted a successful case for compensation in March after they were...
Tattoo Needed to Identify Teen - Court Told
Byline: Mike Brown and Toni Guillot news@gazettemedia.co.uk JURORS have heard that a teenager's injuries were so severe after an alleged assault in Stockton that his own father refused to believe it was his son. It was only a distinctive tattoo...
Vardy Strikes Again, but Dutch Master Roy's Boys; International Football
JAMIE Vardy scored for the second straight England game - but it wasn't enough to save Roy Hodgson's men from defeat in last night's friendly with Holland at Wembley. The in-form Leicester striker, who also netted in Saturday's 3-2 win over Germany...
We're Here for Accidents Not Egg-Cess! Chief's Plea after People Call at A&E Complaining of 'Over-Indulgence'
Byline: James Cain Reporter james.cain@trinitymirror.com An A&E chief has urged the public to consider when they need emergency treatment after it emerged people had turned up to hospital after eating too many Easter eggs. Middlesbrough's...
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