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Middlesbrough explosion: Structural assessment set for home

A structural assessment is set to be carried out on homes in Middlesbrough after a horrific explosion left a man fighting for his life.

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Teesside crime crackdown results in drugs worth £2m seized

A colossal £2 million worth of heroin, cocaine, cannabis and illegal tablets have been seized by Cleveland Police in the last six months.

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Cleveland Police has destroyed £2m worth of illegal drugs

More than £2m worth of illegal drugs have gone up in flames after Cleveland Police's successful six-month crackdown on organised crime.

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Tribute paid to grandad who died after Middlesbrough crash

Tributes have been paid to great-grandad David Hodgson, who died following a crash on Marton Road, in Middlesbrough.

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Watchdog launches probe into Middlesbrough charity

Middlesbrough-based charity Streets Ahead for Information is under investigation by The Charity Commission.

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Tragedy as pensioner dies after crash in Middlesbrough

An elderly man has died following a crash on a busy Middlesbrough road. Emergency services closed off Marton Road, near the James Cook University Hospital, following the serious collision.

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Man fighting for life after Middlesbrough house explosion

A man remains fighting for his life in hospital after a horrific house explosion in the Park End area of Middlesbrough.

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Middlesbrough woman coerced into smuggling drugs into prison

A Middlesbrough woman who tried smuggling drugs into prison for her ‘controlling partner’ has walked free from court.

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Middlesbrough men appear in court over attempted murder

Two Middlesbrough men have appeared in court charged with the attempted murder of a man who suffered gunshot wounds in an alleged targeted attack.

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Ali Brownlee charity run celebrates Father's Day in Middlesbrough

Riverside Stadium played host to hundreds of people taking part in two charity runs on Father’s Day.

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Middlesbrough house explosion: Residents allowed to return home

A cordon around the scene of a house explosion has been reduced and residents are now able to return to their homes, police said.

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Middlesbrough explosion: How heroic roofer rescued man

Kayfee Hameed, from Berwick Hills, was the first on the scene of the explosion in Middlesbrough and ran towards the building to rescue a man.

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Doorbell footage captures moment Middlesbrough home explodes

Dramatic footage has emerged on social media showing the moment a Middlesbrough home exploded - sending debris flying into the air.

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Middlesbrough explosion: Police urge residents to avoid area

Police have urged residents to stay away from a Middlesbrough housing estate after a home was destroyed in an explosion this afternoon.

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Middlesbrough A172 crash: Police on scene in Marton Road

Officers have closed Marton Road near James Cook Hospital in Middlesbrough following a serious collision.

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Take That and James Arthur boost Middlesbrough economy by £1.9m

Middlesbrough's economy has been boosted by £1.9m by two electric gigs at the Riverside Stadium from Take That and James Arthur.

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Middlesbrough explosion: One hospitalised as home destroyed

One person has been hospitalised after a home on Kirkland Walk in Middlesbrough has been destroyed following an explosion.

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Middlesbrough explosion: Residents describe horror at scene

Residents of Kirkland Walk in Middlesbrough have described their heroic actions after a home exploded this afternoon.

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Middlesbrough house explosion LIVE: Home torn apart in blast

A house has reportedly been decimated in a major explosion in the Overdale Road area of Middlesbrough. We'll bring you live updates from the scene.

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What happened in Middlesbrough's 'Great Big Green Week'?

Middlesbrough residents gathered to tackle climate change during the Great Big Green Week, which took place June 8th-16th.