Newspaper article Evening Gazette (Middlesbrough, England)

How Well Do You Know Your Area?

Newspaper article Evening Gazette (Middlesbrough, England)

How Well Do You Know Your Area?

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Byline: With Don Robson, quizmaster at The Stainton pub in Stainton Village

Picture competition - just for fun!

Can you guess where on Teesside this picture was taken? The answer will appear inside next week's Gazette People.

Last week's picture, left, was of the student accomodation on Borough Road, Middlesbrough Teesside Quiz QUESTION ONE: What is the name of the volunteer crewed vessel that enables wheelchair users to enjoy sailing on the Tees? Question two: Saltburn '53, as the name suggests, celebrate their diamond jubilee this year. Who are they? Question three: Well done to Guisborough Town FC in their Ruby anniversary year notching up their 500th Northern League win, what is their nickname? Question four: On the A169 between Pickering and Goathland is a natural ampitheatre or Devils Punchbowl. Legend has it a local giant scooped out a large ball of earth and tossed it aside to form a nearby hill. What is it known as? Question five: Formed in 1881 The Durham Light Infantry over the years has recruited many soldiers from Teesside.

How were the Infantrymen known? Question six: The 154 Collective invite you to Arc this week for a multi-artform exhibition of theatre, dance, music, visual arts, photography and moving image. Who are we asked to go "dancing with"? Question seven: New Look now trades at 137 High Street, Stockton. Many of you will remember when it was Littlewoods, but who remembers previously the men's wear shop, home of the "Kingly Hatters" boasting "whatever hat you require... it is here" including Tween, Sporty, Top-Gear and Elstree hats? Question eight: Our first ever multiple choice question! Stockton residents have chosen between three automatons to take pride of place as part of the regeneration. The winner was a) The Stockton Flyer b) The Stockton Storybook c) The Walker Clock. …

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