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2:30pm Thursday 5th December 2013
Plucky Boxing Day dippers are being urged to register as soon as possible for the annual Redcar dunking in the bracing North Sea as the maximum number of participants is rapidly nearing its limit of 600.
3:37pm Wednesday 4th December 2013
Comedy venues are holding Christmas specials with Stockton’s Catch 22 on Friday 13 December and Middlesbrough's Big Mouth on Saturday 14 December sharing a festive line-up of Jeff Innocent, Lloyd Langford and Matt Reed.
5:10pm Tuesday 3rd December 2013
3:21pm Sunday 1st December 2013
6:00am Friday 29th November 2013
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12:10am Monday 25th November 2013
3:54pm Thursday 21st November 2013
10:01pm Wednesday 20th November 2013
LONGSTANDING plans to demolish homes in a major regeneration scheme will be abandoned and mima art gallery will be run by Teesside University, mayor of Middlesbrough Ray Mallon has announced in a bid to save the council £22m next year next with the loss of 600 jobs.
6:15pm Monday 18th November 2013
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5:10pm Friday 15th November 2013
Joe Rigatoni's entices back customers with half price deal after mouse droppings lead to temporary closure
2:32pm Friday 15th November 2013
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3:28pm Wednesday 13th November 2013
Middlesbrough Sainsbury's development which could create more than 1,000 jobs gets tentative go-ahead
6:33pm Friday 8th November 2013
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5:43pm Thursday 7th November 2013
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7:10pm Thursday 31st October 2013
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4:06pm Friday 25th October 2013
THE achievements of young people from across Middlesbrough will be recognised at the town’s annual ‘celebration night’ on Monday hosted by the Integrated Youth Support Service (IYSS). Categories include Sports Leaders, Arts and The Duke of Edinburgh’s Award together with the IYSS BEST awards in recognition of Bravery, Enthusiasm, Support and Thoughtfulness. Awards will also be presented by Cleveland Police and Crime Commissioner Barry Coppinger. The event is being held from 6pm to 8.30pm in the Acklam Green Centre Hall, on Stainsby Road, Middlesbrough.
6:00am Thursday 24th October 2013
6:00am Thursday 24th October 2013
3:13pm Thursday 24th October 2013
A series of traditional craft workshops are being held at Preston Park Museum and Grounds, Eaglescliffe, Stockton, starting with a felt-making workshop on Saturday, November 2. Ideal for beginners, tutors will give step-by-step instructions. The class runs from 10am to 3pm costing £40 per person. For more information and to book a place email www.prestonparkmuseum.co.uk or call 01642-527820.
4:30pm Wednesday 23rd October 2013
1:01pm Wednesday 23rd October 2013
Children can take part in the annual Middlesbrough Reindeer Parade and Community Carnival by joining in three creative workshops. Sessions with a professional carnival artist are open to anyone over five years of age, though children must be accompanied by an adult. Anyone wanting to take part must be able to attend all three sessions at Middlesbrough Town Hall, on Saturday, November 2, 9 and 16 from 10am to noon and the Reindeer Parade on Sunday December 1 at 3.30pm. For more information or to book your place please call the box office on 01642 729729.
3:47pm Friday 18th October 2013
4:41pm Friday 18th October 2013
Pumpkin pies and extra-hot chilli sauce will be some of the food on sale at a Halloween-themed farmers’ market in Stockton on Saturday, October 26, from 9am to 2pm. There will also be cinder toffee and ginger ale making and stallholders will be dressed in ‘spooky’ costumes selling Halloween-themed treats in Wellington Square.
9:23pm Wednesday 16th October 2013
3:55pm Wednesday 16th October 2013
There is a chance to see and handle rare and historic books next week as part of the Discover Middlesbrough Festival. On Tuesday, October 22, librarian Jenny Parker will give a talk on some of the treasures in the town’s collection compiled over the last 150 years. Highlights include the Grammar of Ornament and the works of Christopher Dresser, the Kelmscott Press, and Middlesbrough’s wonderful facsimile Lindisfarne Gospels. To attend the free session or for more information, email the Reference Library at email@example.com or call 01642-729001.
6:48pm Thursday 10th October 2013
A TWO-HOUR disco for babies and toddlers is to be held in the region. Dance trainers called Airy Fairy Faye, Princess Crystal, Jumpin' Jessie and Shufflin' Sam will work with the under fives at the special disco on Saturday, October 19 at The Arc, Stockton between 1pm and 3pm. Tickets cost £6 for one adult and one child and an extra £3 for each additional child. Log on to arconline.co.uk or call 01642 525199 to find out more.
6:28pm Thursday 10th October 2013
6:38pm Thursday 10th October 2013
An operatic performance by the R3 Tenors is taking place at Hartlepool’s Town Hall Theatre on Saturday, October 19. The trio was formed 14 years ago by Hartlepool-born Robert Crowe plus Bruce Davis and Declan McCusker, who all belonged to the full international company of Scottish Opera and who came together after singing in concert with Pavarotti and Carreras. They have been invited to sing at the Ryder Cup golf competition in Scotland next year. The show starts at 7.30pm and tickets cost £12.50, or £11 for concessions. To book call the Box Office on 01429-890000.
3:35pm Friday 4th October 2013
12:30pm Friday 4th October 2013
The Tchaikovsky Symphony Orchestra of Moscow Radio is playing Middlesbrough Town Hall on Tuesday, October 8, at 7.45pm. Tickets are priced from £13, with concessions from £12, students £8 and family tickets (one adult and two children) from just £18. The programme starts with Beethoven’s seldom-heard 4th Symphony, followed by Tchaikovsky's Rococo Variations and Rimsky-Korsakov's exotic Scheherazade providing the evening's finale. For tickets call the box office on 01642-729729.
2:54pm Tuesday 1st October 2013
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2:57pm Sunday 29th September 2013
A conference focusing on poverty in Middlesbrough is being held on Thursday, October 3, with speakers including the Rt Rev Terence P Drainey, Bishop of Middlesbrough, and Andy McDonald, MP for Middlesbrough. The Together Middlesbrough ‘Bridges of Hope’ event is being held from 9.30am to 3pm at the Trinity Centre in North Ormesby, Middlesbrough. For more information or to book a place, contact Heather Black by calling 07446-908451 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
2:32am Friday 27th September 2013
5:01pm Thursday 26th September 2013
1:02pm Thursday 26th September 2013
Up to 20 stalls selling homemade gifts and food from around the region are pitching up tomorrow (Friday) and Saturday in Middlesbrough town centre on Corporation Road near BhS. Traders include Burton’s Bangers, Fudge Fancies, The One Stop Hot Shop, Lots of Loveliness, Soy Serene, and the North Yorkshire Brewing Company.
5:18pm Tuesday 24th September 2013
5:26pm Friday 20th September 2013
1:12pm Friday 20th September 2013
Volunteers across Teesside aged over 16 are being sought to help with this year’s Poppy Appeal to raise money for the Royal British Legion which raises money for armed forces families. The 2013 Poppy Appeal will be launched on Wednesday, October 23. To volunteer call 0800-0855924 or email email@example.com.