Newspaper article Evening Gazette (Middlesbrough, England)

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Newspaper article Evening Gazette (Middlesbrough, England)

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Byline: With Don Robson

Q1. As Teesside talent continues to be showcased on Saturday night telly, it's "time" to name the boy band Great Ayton and Yarm School's Yazdan is now part of in Let it Shine? Q2. Meanwhile ITV's The Voice contender Carter was back on Teesside last week visiting a number of which venues in the area? Q3. Michael Portillo has visited Teesside a couple of times on his epic railway journeys for the BBC. Michael will be at Yarm School speaking and answering questions this Sunday. Whose Victorian railway guide does Michael never leave home without? Q4. To celebrate its anniversary mima is opening a permanent exhibition from the Middlesbrough Collection of modern and contemporary art. One of the best known works is a 1959 painting of the Old Town Hall and St Hilda's Church by which northern artist? Q5. Have you ever wondered why the Orange Pip market is so called? A gable end at Baker Street may have the answer in a meticulous piece of produced public poetry. How many orange pips are in Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's novel? Q6. Spring must be in the air, Saltholme has gone all romantic in Valentine's week, not only is it National Nestbox week, but for the Climate Coalition's Show the Love campaign they are encouraging us to create "hearts for nature" but of which colour? Q7. Now the beautiful cast iron gates are in place to prevent fly-tipping and anti-social behaviour in the alleys behind Charles Street, Charlotte Street and Lord Street in Redcar, what do the residents hope to create? Q8. Norton Green's Blackwell's continues to chop off the competition at the annual Butchers Q Guild Smithfield Awards. Winners were the sweet chilli jam burger, the home-cured black treacle pork, their turkey and ham pie and their leak and lamb pie. Four of these won "gold" awards but which one of these is a "diamond" award winner? Q9. …

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