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2008-10-06 12:00:42

A SCHEME to help patients manage their mental health condition with self-help books is being promoted in Redcar and Cleveland. Patients will see their GP but will be offered a book on prescription, if appropriate, which they can collect from a library.

2008-09-25 09:00:00

By Karen McLauchlan Apounds 100m development at Darlington's Lingfield Point is set to create up to 1,200 homes and a workplace for thousands of employees.

2008-09-25 09:00:18

By MIKE MORGAN TALENTED student Sarah Rachel Warren is among the top 10 AS physics students in Britain. Her remarkable achievement has just been announced by Edexcel, the UK's largest awarding body.

2008-09-16 09:00:52

JUST what the doctor ordered! After five years of intense planning, consulting and processing, construction work is finally getting under way on a new multi- million pound health and social care facility in South Bank.

2008-09-15 09:00:39

By A W FARROW THE Gazette report (04.09.08) about the UK's biggest crane having a lifting capacity of 1,200 tons and at present in operation on Stockton's footbridge (pictured above) made me think of Newport Bridge, which has been much mentioned in the Gazette.

2008-09-11 09:00:25

ARTHUR the white-headed vulture is winging his way to one of the most popular outdoor festivals in the north. With his 6ft wingspan and healthy appetite, Arthur promises to be a popular attraction when he swoops in to Sunday's Guisborough Forest Festival.

2008-08-27 12:00:00

By SUE SCOTT A TEESSIDE community centre is improving its facilities for more than 60 groups and charities thanks to a pounds 10,000 grant from UK Steel Enterprise's special Community Support Fund.

2008-08-25 06:00:44

Dancers hanging around to entertain FLYING lessons with a difference were on offer at a museum in the region. Aerial dance entertainers Hang performed at the Kirkleatham Museum, near Redcar, last night.

2008-08-21 09:00:56

By M ELVIDGE IN your report on the death of the last ironstone miner who worked in the Eston mine, it is stated that it "has brought the curtain down on the long-gone ironstone mining ... to East Cleveland and beyond".

2008-08-14 09:00:45

THE folk world descended on Saltburn over the weekend for the town's 11th international festival of music, dance and song. Folk fans enjoyed morris dancing displays, song-writing workshops and singing while youngsters were treated to Punch and Judy and story telling.


Word of the Day
upstander
  • A person who stands up for something, as contrasted to a bystander who remains inactive.
  • One of the upright handlebars on a traditional Inuit sled.
The word 'upstander' in the first sense here is a play on the word 'bystander' and the idea of 'standing up' for something.