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E10 petrol secures jobs at Ensus plant on Teesside
A SHIFT to a new, lower emission petrol set to be rolled out across the UK will secure jobs at the North-East biofuel plant where it will be produced, the Government has announced.

Retired Redcar couple become foster carers - 'You're never too old to care'
A RETIRED couple have just become foster carers for the first time.

Kirkleatham's nestbox havens are home tweet home
Once again we drop into Kirkleatham Owl Centre and this time the centre is getting ready for the start of the breeding season for birds

How devolution helped to create jobs and bring investment to the Tees Valley
WHEN the government started devolving powers from Westminster to local regions, some thought it would be yet another layer of bureaucracy making little difference to local people’s lives.

Apprentices hone skills at Kirkleatham Green, Redcar
TWO apprentices are almost ready to finish their apprenticeships after honing their skills on a housing development.

Festival of Thrift plans for year-long sustainability campaign
A FESTIVAL celebrating sustainable living is set to become a year-round campaign.

WATCH: MP asks Prime Minister when Novavax vaccine will have Medicines and Healthcare approval
ON Monday an MP asked the Prime Minister when Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) approval would be expected for the Novavax vaccine.

Ten years ago: Lucky escape in quake disaster
TEN years ago, this week, a North-East man escaped death by seconds as a powerful earthquake struck the New Zealand city of Christchurch.

Covid-19: Steelworks coach tours postponed again
COACH tours of Teesside's former steelworks have been postponed again.

Drug addict slashed friend's face with craft knife following row
A DRUG addict slashed a perceived love rival across the face with a craft knife after getting in a fight.