Newspaper article Evening Gazette (Middlesbrough, England)

50 YEARS AGO; Famous Footballer's Family

Newspaper article Evening Gazette (Middlesbrough, England)

50 YEARS AGO; Famous Footballer's Family

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Council ready to stamp our vandalism

SALTBURN and Marske Urban council were determined to stamp out vandalism by taking legal action against every case brought to its notice.

Recently seats had been tipped over and litter bins scattered on the beach, all possible steps were being taken to trace the people involved.

Petition against fans' car park

HARRY Lappin had set himself a mission - to collect 1,000 signatures condemning the parks committee for planning to use The Crescent recreation ground beside Heywood Street in Middlesbrough as a car park for football fans. Harry planned to take his petition to every local home.

'Plucky fellow' won't get compensation

A MIDDLESBROUGH man who lost a tip of his finger in an accident at work was told by the judge that he would receive no compensation because negligence had not been proved. The judge added that he would have liked to have given the man pounds 120 because he was "a plucky fellow who returned to work without losing a shift immediately after the accident". …

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