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It all adds up: meet the 11 year old maths masters

And from student engineers to 11-year-old mathematicians - and a national maths challenge.

Hundreds of teams from Primary schools across the country enter the 'Maths in Motion' competition every year.

This year, pupils from St Joseph's Primary in Billingham came out top. But that is not for the first time - this is the third year in a row.

Jonny Blair reports.

Suspected wartime bomb found lodged in potato

An area of Teesside has been cordoned off after a suspected explosive device was discovered - lodged in a potato.

Officers were called to KP Crisps at Belasis Technology Park in Billingham earlier. The bomb disposal team from Catterick Garrison in North Yorkshire carried out a controlled explosion.

Police said the device was lodged in a potato and resembled a war time bomb.

It happened on Armed Forces Day.


Man found with head injuries on Teesside

Police are appealing for information after a man received head injuries at a church car park in Billingham.

It happened on Dunbar Road at the junction of Sidlaw Road at 10.30pm on Monday 5 May.

A black Vauxhall Corsa was being driven in the car park.

The 18-year-old man is in a stable condition at James Cook University Hospital.

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