Monthly Archives: August 2011

Statement on the death of Geoff Waterfield – From Tom Blenkinsop MP

The death of Geoff Waterfield is a truly tragic loss for his family, friends, Trade Union comrades the Trade Union movement and the Teesside community.  I am still reeling at the news of the death of Geoff, who has passed … Continue reading

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Cleveland and Redcar volunteers help people collect ‘Fresh Air Miles’

Families near Cleveland and Redcar are being invited to take part in a free and fun bike ride between Redcar and Saltburn, using NCN1, on Saturday 10 September, 2011. Organised by volunteers from charity Sustrans and sponsored by leading bike … Continue reading

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Teesside Karting to stage 24-hour marathon

The annual 24-hour Karting marathon on behalf of the Help for Heroes charity will take place at the South Tees Motorsport Park off South Bank Road, Middlesbrough between 1pm on Saturday August 27th and 1pm on Sunday August 28th. 75 teams … Continue reading

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Guisborough Town Football Club: 1000 Games Presentation

By John Butterfield This Wednesday 24th August, Tom Blenkinsop MP, Middlesbrough South and East Cleveland, in his role as Honorary President of Guisborough Town FC will be presented with a silver salver by the Chairman of the STL Northern League … Continue reading

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Residents, businesses and organisations join forces to fight supermarket plans

Businesses and environmental organisations have joined forces with residents from Skelton and East Cleveland to fight the planning application from Terrace Hill for the erection of a 24 hour out-of-town A1 retail store at Skelton. The campaign is now backed … Continue reading

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Redcar resident solves mystery of disappearing sands. Concerns were raised with local MP Ian Swales

The mystery of the disappearing sands from Redcar beach may at last have been solved thanks to a determined local resident. Concerns were raised with local MP Ian Swales by Mr. Derek Hadlow, who had been investigating why the sands … Continue reading

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A music legend in Saltburn

By Joe Keenan Dick Gaughan has been one of the big figures in the British folk scene now for four decades and it was a privilege to see him at the Saltburn Folk Festival. The Scottish singer song writer who … Continue reading

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Great results for Teesside’s A’ level students – now they need fairness for the future

Middlesbrough South and East Cleveland Labour MP, Tom Blenkinsop, today congratulated all local A level students in his constituency on ‘their great results’ and praised the work of local colleges. Tom said “The A Level figures for local colleges serving … Continue reading

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Save our High Street and our Farmland

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Important bus service to Skelton Health Centre is retained

A vital local bus link has been saved thanks to comments from local residents, councillors and the local MP to bus company Arriva North East.  Arriva had planned to withdraw their 48 service between Saltburn and Lingdale due to low … Continue reading

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