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High-level support for key challenge

Tees Pride, a campaign to bring regeneration to Teesside, has kicked off its second year with support from Health Secretary Alan Milburn. It follows on from last year’s successful launch which was backed by the Prime Minister, who is one

Working together for pride

A campaign to bring different parts of the community together in a bid to regenerate Teesside has marked its first year under the initiative. The main aim of Tees Pride is to make the area a better place to live,

Gazette claims victory in airgun fight

The Middlesbrough Evening Gazette is claiming victory for its Ban Young Guns campaign after tough new restrictions on air weapons were announced by the Government. The paper has been campaigning since June for a higher minimum age for gun owners

Gazette's exclusive gun interview with minister

The Evening Gazette, Middlesbrough, has gained an exclusive interview Home Office minister Bob Ainsworth as part of its Ban Young Guns campaign. The Evening Gazette has been campaigning since June in a bid to stop the rising number of air

Two-year tabloid plan comes to fruition

The culmination of two years of planning at Teesside’s Evening Gazette is set to be unveiled to its readers next week, when the paper is published in a compact format for the first time. The broadsheet title is the latest

How to raise circulation by 32.5 per cent: Win the cup!

The cup final edition of the Evening Gazette, Teesside, scored a 32.5 per cent circulation increase following Middlesbrough’s League Cup football success. The paper sold an extra 20,000 copies year-on-year on Monday March 1, according to the latest figures. The

'Friendly' Gazette's strategy to develop community role

Readers of the Evening Gazette on Teesside have seen an important change to their newspaper – but it’s only seven words. The Gazette’s strapline – the motto that appears in the paper every day and in promotional material – has

Journalists honour 'splash' chief's memory in awards

One of the North East’s most accomplished masters of newspaper design, who died last year, is to be remembered each year in a regional roll of honour – the Tom Cordner North East Press Awards. Tony Dumphy, the much-loved head

Gazette scoops award for "invaluable" coverage

The Evening Gazette has won a top national award for its coverage on the work of the RSPCA. The Teesside newspaper scooped the animal welfare charity’s Regional Award for Print Media for the contribution its coverage of animal issues has

Gazette scoops six in North East Press Awards

The Evening Gazette, Middlesbrough, carried off the North East Newspaper of the Year title to complete a bumper evening at the Tom Cordner Transco North East Press Awards. The Gazette team took home five other trophies from the event, with