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  • Project offers alternative to life on the streets

    Desperate young people are being offered an alternative to sleeping on the streets of Middlesbrough with the creation of a new safe-house network.
    Depaul UK’s Nightstop North East project pairs young people with volunteer families and individuals who have a spare room a vulnerable teenager can use for a night or more.
    The initiative is based at [...]

  • Tributes paid to much loved priest

    Tributes have been paid to much-loved priest, Father Norman Jacobson, who has died at the age of 67 following a lengthy period of ill health.
    Born in Boldon, Co Durham, on February 13 1947, Father Norman was initially ordained into the Anglican ministry and worked in parishes throughout Teesside, including St Thomas’s, Brambles Farm, St Paul’s, [...]

  • Missionary Francis returns to Africa

    Middlesbrough teacher Francis Hannaway is returning for another stint in the Democratic Republic of Congo, where he worked as a lay missionary in the early 1990s.
    Francis was part of Britain’s own Catholic missionary society, Mill Hill Missionaries, which was founded by Herbert Vaughan, later to become Cardinal Vaughan, the builder of Westminster Cathedral.
    Now Francis, from [...]

  • Appeal to save holiday lifeline

    Volunteers are appealing for help to save a summer holiday lifeline that’s helped hundreds of Middlesbrough children with special needs over more than 30 years.
    Local families rely on The Newman Holiday Trust to give both parents and children a well-deserved break, but the charity is set to pull out of the area because of a [...]

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