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Teesside Quiz.

QUESTION ONE: In July, Anna Turley was chosen from an all-women short-list to represent the Labour party in Redcar. Which other Teesside constituency is following suit by choosing its Labour candidate from an all-female list? Question two: What is the new six-station keep fit initiative for all the family now available at Stewart Park? Question three: Scott Garthwaite, the 32-year-old chef from Stockton with a distinctive pink and black hairstyle, is to front Film4's new cookery programme that hopes to promote culinary skills among the deaf community. What is it called? Question four: Hartburn's Roger Cook has been named as England's Volunteer of the Year for outstanding contribution to which sport? Question five: Kirkleatham Owl Centre is now home to four new brothers. The comical meerkats have been named after another set of four brothers more famous for their comic antics in Hollywood rather than Redcar. Can you name them? Question six: When the Premier League was formed in 1992, which sponsors were emblazoned on the Boro shirts? Question seven: The corner of Yarm Road and Oxbridge Lane, in Stockton, has been known as Densham's Corner for many years. HB Densham was to be found there at the turn of the 20th Century. What was his profession? Question eight: Whitehouse Farm in Stockton was home to one of the important radio interception stations built across the country during the First World War to plot the positions of enemy naval transmitters and Zeppelins. How were these wireless stations known? Question nine: The headstone of one of Stockton's favourite sons, inventor and chemist Johnny Walker, stands in Norton's St Mary's churchyard, but it is actually a replica. Where can you find the original? Question 10: Clairville Stadium was officially opened by the Duke of Edinburgh in July of which year?


CHEEKY CHAPPIES: The meerkats get acquainted with reporter Dave Robson, but what are their names?

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Title Annotation:Features
Publication:Evening Gazette (Middlesbrough, England)
Date:Mar 2, 2013
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