Charity heroes' bikes stolen

A couple from Teesside, who cycled the coast-to-coast in America for a MS charity, have had their bikes stolen.

Three bikes returned to Guisborough charity couple

Dave and Janice Noble Credit: Dave Noble

A couple from Guisborough who had their bikes stolen after completing a US coast to coast charity cycle race now have three of them back after appeals on ITV Tyne Tees.

In July Dave and Janice Noble spent over a month cycling the 3500 miles from Seattle to New York.

They returned home to the North East in August. In total, five bikes were stolen from their garage on Friday evening while the couple were asleep.

Police said there have been a spate of bike thefts across the town.

One of the bikes stolen Credit: Dave Noble

Houghton Feast festival underway

Houghton Feast festival has been running since the 12th Century.
Houghton Feast festival has been running since the 12th Century. Credit: ITV news

A festival that has been running since the 12th century has returned to Houghton le Spring.

Houghton Feast is underway. The main event was held last night with a fireworks display, after the traditional ox roasting.

The festival runs until Sunday.

The traditional ox roasting is an important part of the festival.
The traditional ox roasting is an important part of the festival. Credit: ITV news

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Couple appeal for help finding stolen bikes

A couple from Guisborough who had their bikes stolen after completing a US coast to coast charity cycle race are appealing for help to get them back.

In July Dave and Janice Noble spent over a month cycling the three and a half thousand miles from Seattle to New York.

They returned home to the North East in August. In total, five bikes were stolen from their garage on Friday evening while the couple were asleep.

Police said there have been a spate of bike thefts across the town.

Anyone with information should contact police on 101.

This Giant Arete bike was one of five stolen.
This Giant Arete bike was one of five stolen. Credit: Dave Noble
The bikes, including this Giant Trance, were stolen from the couple's garage.
The bikes, including this Giant Trance, were stolen from the couple's garage. Credit: Dave Noble
Specialized Dolce
Specialized Dolce Credit: Dave Noble
Specialized Safire
Specialized Safire Credit: Dave Noble
Specialized Secteur
Specialized Secteur Credit: Dave Noble

Coast-to-coast couple have bikes stolen

Dave and Janice Noble with friends after their challenge Credit: Keith Craven

A couple from Teesside, who cycled the coast-to-coast in America for a MS charity, have had their bikes stolen.

Dave and Janice Noble pictured on the left, took on the challenge with another couple. They cycled from Seattle to New York. That is 100 miles per day for 35 days.