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Teesside College scoops Prince's Trust award

Students at the college with The Prince's Trust Award Credit: Stockton Riverside College

Stockton Riverside College has received national recognition for its work helping young people get back into education or employment.

The college, which works closely with The Prince’s Trust, has been named winner of the youth charity’s North East Team Programme Delivery Partner Award.

The accolade comes as The Prince’s Trust marks the 25th anniversary of its Team programme, a personal development course for unemployed young people, aged 16 to 25.

Gillian Hutchinson Stockton Riverside College’s Head of Department Prince’s Trust said:

“We are delighted to receive this award and are so proud to have delivered the Team programme to so many young people. It is credit to the staff who have worked hard over the years to help young people achieve their full potential and to the amazing young people who have taken part.”

– Gillian Hutchinson, Stockton Riverside College

"The purpose of the Delivery Partner Awards is to celebrate both the Team programme and our fantastic delivery partners from the past 25 years. We’re thrilled to be able to recognise the huge impact Stockton Riverside College has had on the lives of young people and their communities.”

– Anna Barker, The Prince's Trust

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Armed police attending incident near A66 at Thornaby

Delays have been reported on the A66 at Surtees Bridge in Stockton due to a man on a bridge.

Network Rail and the British Transport Police are in attendance.

Northern Rail are reporting delays to numerous rail services in the area due to a police incident.

Eighth teenager arrested over murder of Shane Tunney

Cleveland Police say an eighth teenager has been arrested following the murder of Shane Tunney.

A 16-year-old boy was arrested on Friday morning (31st July) on suspicion of murder and robbery. He remains in custody.

Seven other teenagers, previously arrested, remain on bail pending further enquiries.

Shane Tunney Credit: Cleveland Police

"Again, today, I want to repeat my appeal to members of the local community. Please come forward with any information that you may have. Shane was a hero on the night of the assault and he has paid the ultimate price.”

– Detective Chief Inspector Steve Young, Cleveland Police
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