The Nether Regions

The blog that slips an affectionate hand between the thighs of the regional media

Gazette Faces, Vol. 2

with 3 comments

Welcome to the second installment of normal, everyday, bog-standard, middle-of-the-road people like you and me showing off their best vacant stares in Middlesbrough’s Evening Gazette.

Acklam pool fight is over

We’re living in a vice zone, say angry residents

Teesside cabbies in town centre rank row

Row erupts over barriers on East Cleveland road

Thorntree couple demand more action on anti-social behaviour

Get yer coat, you’ve pulled a Gazette Face.

Residents call for action to end flooding

Yobs smash fire engine windscreen on Stockton estate

Stockton pet owner’s warning after dog attack

Middlesbrough street lighting system attracts interest from across UK

Evening Gazette, 13 October 2009 (story):

The hi-tech street lighting scheme was installed in Okehampton Drive in Marton Manor, Middlesbrough, in July and has already drawn two coach-loads of interested engineers wanting to see the system in action. […]

Last month, lighting engineers from as far afield as Bedfordshire, Doncaster, Newcastle and Scotland made the journey to Middlesbrough for a demonstration of old versus new technology.

And recently 50 more engineers from as far afield as Torbay and Ayrshire visited the scheme.

How far? Jesus. Christ.

Link: Gazette Faces, Vol. 1


Written by Paddy

January 23, 2010 at 11:53 am

Posted in Gazette Faces

3 Responses

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  1. The guys in the “Yobs smash fire engine windscreen on Stockton estate” look like they’re posing for a new high intensity Teesside-based cop drama from the makers of The Wire.


    January 23, 2010 at 12:56 pm

  2. From Newcastle? All the way to middlesboro? That would have taken literally several tens of minutes.


    January 23, 2010 at 5:58 pm

  3. Living in a ‘Vice Zone’? Why so angry, maybe negotiating a ‘resident’s’ discount would keep them ‘sweet’. They should think themselves lucky to have such amenities right on their doorstep, imagine having to brave public transport to get to your nearest ‘Vice Zone’?

    John Shannon

    February 17, 2010 at 3:52 pm

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