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2008-08-11 15:01:17

HOSPITALS in Middlesbrough and Redcar and Cleveland have been given a clean bill of health by inspection teams. The Carter Bequest Hospital in Middlesbrough and East Cleveland Primary Care Hospital in Brotton were rated excellent for environment, food and privacy and dignity following the 2008 PEAT (Patient Environment Action Teams) assessments. Guisborough Primary Care Hospital was rated excellent for environment and food and good for privacy and dignity. Stead Primary Care...

2008-07-30 09:00:45

A SHARP-EYED onlooker was horrified when he saw a group of youths heading down fog-bound Marske beach towards the sea with a small boat. Fearing they were about to launch, the bystander called Humber Coastguards on 999 to raise the alarm about 9pm last night. Redcar detachment coastguard volunteers were sent to investigate and found the lads on the shoreline. They were warned of the risks and given safety advice before heading back up the beach to safety. A Humber Coastguard...

2008-07-29 09:01:04

RETIREMENT beckons for two Teesside teachers. Graeme Cox, 57, an English teacher at Redcar Community College, started teaching in 1972 at Stapylton Comprehensive in Eston before moving to Redcar Community College. He has taught thousands of pupils including West Brom manager and ex-Boro star Tony Mowbray. So inspiring was he as a teacher, that three of his former pupils went on to teach at the same school, including art teacher Angela Collinson who said he will be greatly missed....

2008-07-23 09:00:59

A SUCCESSFUL scheme to provide secondary school students with an insight into careers in the chemical and process industry is ready to go for a second year. Thanks to funding from Redcar's Local Enterprise Growth Initiative (LEGI), A4e will invite four more schools to nominate pupils for Chemical Reaction. Freebrough, Laurence Jackson, Rye Hills and Sacred Heart Schools will choose a group of young people to work with tutors and sector experts to learn first hand about the range of job...

2008-07-22 09:00:00

WORK on creating the new entrance into the pounds 15m health and social care village for Greater Eston is programmed to start in the coming weeks. Building will also start on the new and improved sports facilities for St Peter's College of Maths and Computing. The new state of the art facilities are being led by local General Practices with the support of Redcar and Cleveland Primary Care Trust and in conjunction with the Redcar and Cleveland Borough Council and the developer, Ettrick...

2008-07-18 09:01:12

A WARD at Guisborough Primary Care Hospital has been temporarily closed for essential building work. Patients who would have been on Priory Ward are being relocated to either Stead Primary Care Hospital, in Redcar, or East Cleveland Primary Care Hospital, in Brotton. The eight weeks of work will include replacing a lift, replacing windows and improving fire safety measures on the first-floor ward. Martin Gilligan, assistant director of adult care for Redcar and Cleveland, said:...

2008-07-11 12:00:55

HEALTHY eating took on a samba beat to mark five schools achieving their goals. Four secondary schools across Redcar and Cleveland ? Eston Park, Laurence Jackson, Nunthorpe and Rye Hills ? plus Bankfields Primary School, in Eston, received Healthy School plaques at a ceremony at the Riverside Stadium, in Middlesbrough. The samba band from Bankfields welcomed guests to the celebration and the school also led a yoga session for everyone, including Redcar and Cleveland Borough Council?s...

2008-07-10 09:01:14

HEALTHY youngsters converged on The Riverside for a celebration of feeling fit and well. With 37 Redcar and Cleveland schools now enjoying healthy school status, a celebratory showcase was held at Boro's home ground. Four secondary schools - Eston Park, Laurence Jackson, Nunthorpe and Rye Hills - and Bankfields Primary from Eston, gave presentations to highlight one aspect of the Healthy Schools programme and received plaques from Redcar and Cleveland Mayor Mike Findley. Bankfields'...

2008-07-05 06:00:18

YOUNGSTERS have the results of a year-long project to develop their artistic skills. The work of the 150 primary and secondary pupils from across the Te es Valley went on show in an exhibition on Wednesday, as the Drawing To gether scheme came to a close. In the project, run by Creative Partnerships, a Government initiative to encourage children?s creativity, each school focused on a different part of the River Te es. The students - from English Martyrs School and Sixth Form College, in...

2008-07-05 06:00:13

By Owen McAteer EIGHTY jobs will be created after a cable manufacturer?s decision to open a facility in the North-East. JDR Cables Ltd is to open an umbilical cable manufacturing facility at a dockland site in Hartlepool. The subsea cable manufacturing company has signed a 15-year lease with PD Ports for the site. An existing PD Ports warehouse at Hartlepool will be converted into an umbilical cable manufacturing facility employing 80 staff. JDR, which provides umbilical and cable...