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Letters: Watching politicians scrapping over DTVA vanity project is pitiful
IT’S a pitiful sight watching the five leaders of the Tees Valley local authorities and the mayor scrapping over whether or not to feed the corpse of Durham Tees Valley Airport (DTVA) with £500,000 of public money (Echo, Feb 17).

Knife-wielding robber snatches cash during shop raid
AN EMPLOYEE was threatened with a knife and a till raided during an armed robbery at a convenience store on Monday night.

14-year-olds arrested in connection with racist assault
TWO 14-year-old boys were arrested on suspicion of racially aggravated assault.

A 'Big Bash' to celebrate and promote North York Moors tourism
TOURISM businesses along the North York Moors coast will gather for a special event to celebrate and promote the work being done to raise the region’s profile.

Ofsted's concern over high rates of school exclusions – and Middlesbrough tops the league
A SCHOOLS watchdog is writing to secondary headteachers in the region expressing concerns over high rates of temporary exclusions.

Attacked man hit by car - victim suffers spinal injuries
A MAN has suffered spinal injuries following an incident outside a nightclub.

KFC restaurants close across the North-East - because there's no chicken
KFC restaurants across the North-East have been forced to close their doors to hungry customers following widespread delivery problems.

Jobs saved as driver training firm bought out of administration
NINE jobs have been saved at a company which rose from the ashes of the former SSI steelworks after its business training young people to drive light and heavy goods vehicles was bought out of administration.

Man dies on train tracks near Stockton
A MAN has died after being hit by a train.

220 Pictures: Redcar parkrun - are you pictured?
WE were at Redcar parkrun today.