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British health officials say they want to turn nine communities into "healthy towns" to encourage people to lose weight.
By Dani Webb PEOPLE are being urged to offer their views on who should run a new school. Plans have been drawn up for the school in Hall Drive, Middlesbrough, and the consultants behind the project are seeking people interested in managing it.
By KAREN McLAUCHLAN DID you sign up for the Get A Better Life challenge? If so, health experts at Teesside University want to hear how you're getting on.
ACTOR, film-maker and funnyman James Harris pulled off a great result for Teesside at a famous Manchester comedy club. James, pictured, of Saltburn, saw off 11 other stand-up comics to win the weekly "Beat the Frog" new act night at the Frog and Bucket.
LUNCHTIME shoppers found themselves entertainedat probably the smallest comedy club in the world yesterday.
COMPUTER novices in the TS3 postcode can develop their skills during free workshops. Stronger Together in East Middlesbrough (STEM) works with its partners to highlight community concerns and find solutions, and fund computer suites and support workers.
Fairy Dell in Middlesbrough is being used as a natural setting for outdoor play over the summer months. The Fairy Dell Natural Play Project has the aim of encouraging children away from the TV and computer and out into the fresh air.
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A NORTH-EAST film-maker is in with the chance of a top prize. Ian Fenton, left, from Darlington is one of 12 shortlisted in the Virgin Media Shorts 2008 competition.
YOUNGSTERS at a Middlesbrough primary school have been getting a taste for calypso music. Year 6 pupils have been showing off their musical flair in Abingdon Primary School's 12-strong Summer Steel Band.
- Any of various tropical Old World birds of the family Indicatoridae, some species of which lead people or animals to the nests of wild honeybees. The birds eat the wax and larvae that remain after the nest has been destroyed for its honey.