5 years ago TEESSIDE scored a huge double success, which was likely to put the area on the international map. Middlesbrough's pounds 200m Middlehaven project won an Oscar at the world's top property development awards. And Middlesbrough's Centre Square was chosen for the BBC's prestigious Proms in the Park.
10 years ago THE driver of a chemical tanker escaped serious injury after a brick was hurled at the vehicle's windscreen as it travelled along the slip road from the A19 onto the A66. Police warned there could have been a tragedy after young hooligans carried out the "mindless" attack in Middlesbrough.
25 years ago STOCKTON chef Mike Cox did not need to wear kid gloves when he served up his latest dish. For his customers were lapping up roast goat with Yorkshire pudding. Each week the chef at Elton's Sutton Arms near Stockton served roast goat with green and pink pepper sauce.