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New money or old money? Politicians row over Chancellor's Budget millions for Tees Valley
A BITTER row erupted in the wake of the Government’s announcement that £123m will be invested in clearing and marketing the former SSI steelworks site.

£123m for former SSI site in Redcar announced in Budget
CHANCELLOR Philip Hammond has announced £123m to support the regeneration of the former SSI steelworks in Redcar in today's Budget Statement.

Do you know this man? Police investigating teenage motorbiker's death want your help
POLICE investigating the death of a teenage motorbiker have appealed for help to trace a man seen in the area at the time.

Slaves and trafficking on Teesside: Police nail bar raid finds two suspected victims in on-going operation
BEHIND the innocuous front of a nail bar on a Teesside high street there are two women kneeling at the feet of a pensioner who is as shocked as they are when five police officers interrupt the pampering session.

Vulnerable man safe - bridge closed by police reopens to traffic
A VULNERABLE man is now safe after police closed a bridge this morning following concerns for his welfare.

'Cough up!' - £100m needed to regenerate area so Tees Valley Mayor issues challenge to Government
THE Government has been challenged to "cough up £100m or shut up" by a leading Conservative pressing for the regeneration of a huge abandoned industrial site.

'Criminal's paradise' - Protesters and MP call on police to help villagers scared to leave their homes
DOZENS of protesters have called on the police to protect their streets and homes that have become a “criminal’s paradise” following the closure of police stations.

A19 crash teenager sobs as he begs judge for bail
A TEENAGER charged with dangerous driving following an accident on the A19 which caused chaos for morning commuters sobbed as he was remanded in custody.

Have you seen Danny? Schoolboy, 13, has been missing for weeks
A SCHOOLBOY has been missing for more than three weeks.

College is to merge with nearby counterpart
A STRUGGLING further education college is to merge with a nearby counterpart.