Scanner appeal fundraising blow

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Healthcare fundraisers have spoken of their dismay and disgust after thieves broke into the MRI scanner appeal collection stand at the Friarage Hospital. The charity box was broken into on Saturday night around 7.30pm during hospital visiting hours. South Tees Hospitals charity has now posted details about the theft on Facebook in an effort to identify those responsible.

Bev races to put patients first

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Intrepid nurse Bev Tytler is really going that extra mile to help patients at the hospital where she works. Bev, 38, from Ingleby Barwick is pulling on her running shoes and taking part in this year’s Taylor Wimpey Middlesbrough Tees Pride 10K.

Craig takes up the gauntlet for tiny tots

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NTREPID Craig Robinson, 39 from Boldon is really pushing himself to the limit to help tiny poorly and premature babies and their families. Craig, a PE teacher at Thorp Academy in Gateshead is braving a number of challenges to raise money for the neonatal unit at The James Cook University Hospital in Middlesbrough which cared for his son Harry, who was born prematurely at 10 weeks and two days in 2008.