The first instalment of what is intended to be a regular feature, exploring Middlesbrough and its surrounding area, I take a stroll around Robin Hood’s Bay, situated within the North York Moors on the North-East coast.
Catrina McHugh MBE’s epic tale, Rattle Snake, produced by the Open Clasp Theatre Company is a powerful one-set production that explores the subject of coercive controlling domestic abuse, through the real-life stories of two woman who faced and survived such an ordeal at the hands of the same man.
Former Bristol Rovers striker Rickie Lambert announced his retirement from the game today, drawing a 19-year career, for 9 different clubs in which he amassed over 600 appearances and 200 goals to a close.
Reported on the scene
Low level drama was witnessed by the residents and passers-by of Linthrope Road where it intersects with Parliament Road this morning, as a Road Traffic Accident followed by a brief and sedate police pursuit of one of the vehicles involved occurred before their eyes.
Geraint Thomas (Team Sky) claimed the honours and the Maillot jaune on the opening day of the Tour De France, under the grey sky’s of Düsseldorf.
World number 1 and top seed Andy Murray will begin the defence of his 2016 Wimbledon Trophy against ‘lucky loser’ Alexander Bublik from Kazakhstan on Monday, as the draws were announced for both the men’s and women’s competitions at the All England Club today.