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Housing development on outskirts of Middlesbrough approved

Plans to build more houses on a the Rose Cottage development in Stainton, on the outskirts of Middlesbrough have been given the green light.

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Middlesbrough pupils may start classes at Riverside Stadium

Year seven pupils at a Middlesbrough school may start their education in a football stadium as delays bring further disruption for the September intake.

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Man remains in critical condition after Middlesbrough house explosion

A 57-year-old man rescued from a house explosion in Middlesbrough last month remains in a critical but stable condition, police said.

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Middlesbrough McDonald's to close drive thru for renovation

The drive-thru at the McDonald’s in Middlesborough Leisure Park will be refurbished to "offer customers a better experience".

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England v Spain: Met Office forecast for North East beer gardens

Weather forecasts for the time of the Euro 2024 final will help you decide if it's worth venturing to the beer garden to watch football coming home.

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Jailed: Middlesbrough woman tried to drill partner's head

A Middlesbrough woman who tried to drill a hole in her partner’s head, hit him with a pan lid and stabbed him in the side with a fork has been jailed.

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Middlesbrough crime group convicted of trafficking migrants

A "prolific criminal network" operating out of Middlesbrough has been shut down after managing to smuggle hundreds of migrants into the UK illegally.

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Promising young Middlesbrough cyclist took his own life

Described as a "bright and enthusiastic" member of the Cleveland Wheelers Cycling Club in Teesside, Lawrence Dryden, 17, died on January 2 this year.

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Man jailed for terrifying attack on woman in Middlesbrough

Owen Harris, 21, stamped on the victim’s head and kicked her in the face during the assault in October 2023 in Middlesbrough.

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Darlington rent is over 25% of average wage in town

Across the North East house prices are higher while wages have not grown as quickly. In Darlington 25 per cent of people's wages go on rent alone.

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Middlesbrough cat appears three years after going missing

Three years ago, a now 12-year-old cat, Izzy, mysteriously never returned home one day in Middlesbrough.

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Police seizing counterfeit England football shirts make eight arrests

Warnings have been repeated about the availability of fake England football shirts on the black market as the Three Lions appear at the semi-final stage of the Euros today (Wednesday July 9).

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Two in hospital and man arrested after A19 Mandale crash

Emergency services were called to the A-road on Tuesday (July 9) at about 1pm, following reports of a multi-vehicle crash.

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13 Middlesbrough schools praised as good or outstanding

Middlesbrough primary schools have been praised for “setting brilliant standards” after more than a dozen got the thumbs up from inspectors at Ofsted.

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Disgruntled former employee burgled Stockton car showroom

A disgruntled former employee burgled a Stockton car showroom and stole four vehicles over a seven-hour period.

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PD Ports makes largest donation to buy bed for Zoe's Place hospice

PD Ports has made its largest donation through its employee charity and community fund, in support of a member of our team and his family who use Zoe's Place Baby Hospice.

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A1032 Newport Bridge over River Tees closed for seven weeks

Motorists can expect chaos on Teesside with the Newport Bridge closing today for seven weeks.

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Middlesbrough cannabis farmer caught out by drone footage

An Albanian cannabis farmer has been locked up after a drone captured a large heat source coming from the roof of a Middlesbrough house.

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YMCA charity shop to open in Middlesbrough shopping centre

YMCA has asked for volunteers as it opens a second store in Middlesbrough.

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Paralloy Group buys Manoir Industries and Hi-Tech Fabrication

Teesside stainless steel specialist Paralloy Group has bought the major French company Manoir Industries As part of the purchase the company has also acquired Hi-Tech Fabrication, based in Burton in Derbyshire.