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Teesworks: Plans submitted skills academy
The facility at the Teesworks site, on the former steelworks site in Redcar, will offer training delivered by colleges in Teesside and Darlington

Zetland Fm presenter Julie Donaldson celebrated with special event
THE life of a well-loved radio presenter who died after a battle with Covid-19 is to be celebrated with a special tribute next week.

Former Redcar MP reveals he stood down after death threat
A FORMER MP has revealed that he stood down from parliament after receiving a death threat.

Man robbed at knife point in Grangetown, Middlesbrough
Police are appealing for information after a man aged in his 60s was robbed in a North East town.

'The future looks bleak' as North East school budgets drained
A TEACHING union has warned of the severe impact that funding cuts are having North East schools.

North East schools 'heading back to the 1980s' as teacher warns of 'bleak' future
TEACHING unions have warned that children’s education in the North East will be seriously impacted by the lack of funds if the Government does not step in.

Coked-up takeaway driver left man, 79, 'shadow of his former self'
A COKED-up takeaway driver left a pensioner with life changing injuries when he smashed into him whilst speeding in his unsafe van.

Sirius Minerals offers £80k to tackle climate change
FUNDING totalling £80,000 is being made available for organisations on the North Yorkshire coast focussed on tackling climate change.

Most popular baby names in County Durham and Teesside
THE most popular baby names in the North East last year have been revealed.

Police check for vehicle defects at Teesport
POLICE have been stopping vehicles in search of dangerous goods and defects.