Our Press

Our Press

2016

Poet takes to the stage in Black History Month by Kerri Muirhead, The Northern Echo; First published Saturday 22nd October 2016

North East arts organisations awarded over £1m to help them raise money by David Whetstone, Chronicle Live; First published Tuesday 27th July 2016

Cash Boost for Creative Group by Graham Hetherington, Northern Echo; First published Wednesday 1st June 2016

2015

Cash Boost for Creative Group by Mark Tallentire, Northern Echo; First published Tuesday 5 May 2015
Read our commentary here, and more about the project here.

Roman route to school, Evening Gazette; First published Friday 22 May 2015
Roman Route to School Article

Read our commentary here, and more about the project here.

Culture Awards Arts Council Award finalists: AV Festival, Great North Passion and Steamsong by Sam Wonfor and Georgia Hakin, The Journal; First Published 28th June 2015.

Culture Awards Arts Council Award finalists: AV Festival, Great North Passion and Steamsong by Sam Wonfor, The Journal; First Published 28th June 2015.

Culture Awards: All the winners and highlights from a special night in Sunderland by Sam Wonfor, The Journal; First Published 1st July 2015.

2014

Artists and ticket registration announced for BBC One’s The Great North Passion, BBC Media Centre; First Published 5th March 2014

Great North Passion by Rob Nichols, love middlesbrough blog; First published 3rd April 2014

Great North Passion, BBC1

Inspirational North East young people honoured – with the opposite of ASBOs by Hugh McKnight, Newcastle Chronicle; First Published 16th December 2014

2013

Maureen Taylor Obituary by Bernard Taylor, Guardian; First published 13 March 2013

Maureen Taylor R.I.P by Barry Coppinger, Liz Keenan, David Walsh and Mark White, People’s Republic of Teesside; First published 17 March 2013

Show of Sheer Magic by Lindsey Sampson, Evening Gazette; First Published 11th May 2013

Film by young Teesside Filmmakers shortlisted for Award at Berwick International Film Festival, mailout.co; First published, 27th September 2013

2012

A66 Cargo Fleet Interchange, VistaProjects; First Published 2nd January 2012

How you can hit lottery jackpot,Evening Gazette; First Published 2nd February 2012

Middlesbrough taxi driver’s play tours UK by Sophie Barley, Evening Gazette; First published 20th February 2012

The stART of a new chance, Evening Gazette; First Published 26th March 2012

Going wild on a windy marsh, Northern Echo; First Published 26th May 2012

£170k for Arts Team by Sandy McKenzie, Evening Gazette; First Published 11th June 2012

Sounds – and looks – like a great idea, Peterlee Star; First published 20th June 2012

Splash of green by Sandy McKenzie, Evening Gazette: First Published 21st June 2012

Artwork Outdoors,Herald & Post; First published 28th June 2012

Green Tees Celebration ,Evening Gazette; First published 11th August 2012

Death by 111 cuts: What Coalition’s savage spending cuts REALLY mean in a town like yours by Jeremy Armstrong, Daily Mirror; First published 24th October 2012

Middlesbrough Voluntary Development Agency hits out over cuts by Sandy McKenzie, Evening Gazette; First Published 6th November 2012

2011

Starting to get back into education, Northern Echo; First Published 18th January 2011

Library to get £1.9m facelift by Dani Webb, Northern Echo; First Published 12th February 2011

Tees trio are a real inspiration by Joanna Desira, Evening Gazette; First Published 14th February 2011

Environmental art, Greenbits; First Published 16th February 2011

Worldfest youth event, First Published 2nd March 2011

Worldfest, First Published 2nd March 2011

Children encouraged to share green idea’s, Darlington Dispatch; First Published 2nd March 2011

Mirage at Coatham marsh

Arts council cuts listed: get the data by Simon Rogers, Guardian; First Published 30th March 2011

Big boost for Teesside arts, Evening Gazette; First Published 31st March 2011

Arts organisations lose vital funds in painful decisions by Paul Cook, Darlington & Stockton Times; First published 1st April 2011

Group loses vital funding,Evening Gazette; First Published 2nd April 2011

The Sky’s the Limit by Chris Cordner, Hartlepool Mail; First published 13th April 2011

Kids don’t miss a beat, Evening Gazette; First Published 14th April 2011

Tees Valley Arts Welcomes Arts Award by Katie Cowan in Creative Boom; First published 19th April 2011

Tv’s Mark is patron of arts, Evening Gazette; First Published 25th April 2011

Make you feel like dancing, Evening Gazette; First Published 29th April 2011

Steel sculpture gets green light, Evening Gazette; First Published 3rd May 2011

Call of the wild, Evening Gazette; First Published 5th May 2011

WORLDFEST 2011 by cllrmcarr, Progressive Middlesbrough; First published 13th May 2011

Arts project helped pregnant teen Sam by Joanna Desira, Evening Gazette; First Published 14th May 2011

Coatham Marsh eye-catching artwork is mirroring nature by Dave Robson, Evening Gazette; First published 21st May 2011

Sculpture reflects nature,Northern Echo; First Published 25th May 2011

Watery berth for artwork,Darlington & Stockton Times; First Published 27th May 2011

Reggae sound of Tees, Evening Gazette; First Published 6th June 2011

The art of nature, Herald & Post; First Published 19th August 2011

Our money fest! Community groups share out £250,000 by Mike Blackburn, Evening Gazette; First Published 19th September 2011

Drawing for bridge centenary, Evening Gazette; First Published 30th September 2011

History, Evening Gazette; First Published 2nd October 2011

Funding boost for Tees Valley Arts project by love middlesborough; First published 12th October 2011

Grant hopes to help youngsters move on, Northern Echo; First Published 14th October 2011

£100k boost for Teesside project Tees Valley Arts by Laura Woodcock, Evening Gazette; First published 20th October 2011

Moving on with £100k by Laura Woodcock, Evening Gazette; First Published 20th October 2011

Tees Valley Arts gets grant boost, North East Life; First Published 2nd November 2011

Adrian’s fundraising is picture perfect, Evening Gazette; First Published 11th November 2011

Can you guess what it is yet?, Evening Gazette; First Published 22nd November 2011

A £100,000 arts boost by Tamasyn Guy-Jobson, Darlington & Stockton Times; First Published 28th November 2011

It’s our money, Evening Gazette; First Published 28th November 2011

Public art: is it worth the cost?, Evening Gazette; First Published 29th November 2011

Adrian’s charity art, Evening Gazette; First Published 29th November 2011

The A66 artwork, Evening Gazette; First Published 1st December 2011

,Herald & Post; First Published 1st Decemeber 2011

Blaze Sculpture by Ian McChesney, contemporist; First published 8th December 2011

Picture is under the e-hammer, Darlington & Stockton Times; First Published 11th December 2011

Arts programme offers young people an education lifeline, Good Practice; First Published 13th December 2011

mcchesney architects: blaze installation by Jenny Filippetti, designboom.com; First published 14th December 2011

McChesney finishes roundabout sculpture by Richard Waite, Architects Journal; First published 14th December 2011

Blaze Installation, UK, stylus.com; First published 23rd December 2011

Blaze by Ian McChesney, domus; First published 28th December 2011

2010

Tees Valley Arts awarded major grant from the Northern Rock Foundation by artsphere.co.uk; First Published 5th February 2010

Artistic pupils do their groundwork, Northern Echo; First Published 5th February 2010

Rock’s grant boosts science, Evening Gazette; First Published 5th February 2010

Tees Valley Arts agency granted £75k by Sandy McKenzie, Evening Gazette; First published 6th February 2010

Cash for quality art by Sandy McKenzie, Evening Gazette; First Published 6th February 2010

I spy…, Evening Gazette; First Published 6th February 2010

Looking Back (and Forward) by Mark Robinson, axisweb.org

Project combines art and nature, Darlington & Stockton Times; First Published 12th February 2010

Cash award, Darlington & Stockton Times; First Published 19th February 2010

Worldfest 2010, First Published 1st March 2010

Worldfest youth event, First Published 1st March 2010

Worldfest celebrates diversity, First Published 1st March 2010

Creative kids investigate quarry sites, Evening Gazette; First Published 2nd April 2010

Eco TV on the green, Hartlepool Mail; First Published 3rd April 2010

£250,000 to promote Tees sites,Evening Gazette; First Published 9th April 2010

Schoolboy works for West End verdict, Darlington & Stockton Times; First Published 16th April 2010

Top class line up announced for 5th Worldfest, The informer; First Published 2nd May 2010

This year there’s a reggae vibe by Karen McLauchlan, What’s on; First Published 7th May 2010

Much ado in the garden, Northern Echo; First Published 8th May 2010

The Prince of Wales samples the success of Middlesbrough’s Becks, Greenbits; First Published 20th May 2010

Gone fishin’…Prince is hooked on the beauty of our lake, Evening Gazette; First Published 20th May 2010

Royal approval for parkland renovation, Northern Echo; First Published 20th May 2010

A fantastic festival…and a beach ball by Karen McLauchlan,Evening Gazette; 21st May 2010

Living a dream, Evening Gazette; First Published 26th May 2010

Art lovers will be flocking to the point, Evening Gazette; First Published 1st June 2010

Kids get a close up peek at nature, Evening Gazette; First Published 10th June 2010

Natural way to learn, Evening Gazette; First Published 11th June 2010

Are you sitting comfortably? Then Dad will begin, Evening Gazette; First Published 26th June 2010

Storytime with Dad,Herald & Post; First Published 1st July 2010

Grant support for local groups, Evening Gazette; First Published 3rd July 2010

Creative kids are inspired by nature, Evening Gazette; First Published 28th July 2010

Art goes green,Town crier; First Published 2nd August 2010

Nature as inspiration, Greenbits; First Published 2nd August 2010

Fun for all inspired by nature, Evening Gazette; First Published 6th August 2010

Youngsters use artwork to help them move on, Evening Gazette; First Published 20th August 2010

Got nature in our sights, Evening Gazette; First Published 18th September 2010

Children focus on the natural world, Herald & Post; First Published 23rd September 2010

Children show off artwork, Northern Echo; First Published 22nd October 2010

Arts funding cutbacks are revealed by group, Northern Echo; First Published 27th October 2010

Primary schools take part in environmental project by Mike Hughes, Evening Gazette; First Published 23rd November 2010

Kids go wild for nature, Evening Gazette; First Published 29th November 2010

Schools team up to share art, Darlington & Stockton Times; First Published 3rd December 2010

Projects give big boost to Tees Valley environment, Go Green; First Published 8th Decemeber 2010

2009

Kids go wild for animal artwork, Evening Gazette; First Published 4th February 2009

Big namers set to grace Tees festival by Sam Beattie, Evening Gazette; First Published 17th February 2009

Joe brings the environment alive through art in the classroom, Evening Gazette; First Published 8th March 2009

Festival Fever, First Published 26th March 2009

Youngsters study pirate connection, Darlington & Stockton Times; First Published 10th April 2009

Worldfest 09, First Published 11th April 2009

Local school beneifts from pioneering art project, Environment Agency; First Published 26th April 2009

£5m youth arts centre moves plans to stage by Graeme Hetherington, Northern Echo; First Published 13th May 2009

Inspired by Dave Robson, Evening Gazette; First Published 15th May 2009

Worldfest line up 2009, First Published 20th May 2009

Like reggae? We love it!, Evening Gazette; First Published 22nd May 2009

Why Arc hooligans made me laugh… by Naomi Corrigan, Evening Gazette; First Published 3rd June 2009

Plan for art project to rival Angel of the North by Lauren Pyrah, Commercial Property; First Published 3rd June 2009

Making development into an art form, Commercial property; First Published 9th June 2009

Pupils get crafty for environment by Lindsey Mussett, Evening Gazette; First Published 13th June 2009

Futurescope, Northern Echo; First Published 23rd June 2009

Business park art on display,Evening Gazette; First Published 23rd June 2009

Reaching out with art, Evening Gazette; First Published 23rd June 2009

Powerhouse building putting people in picture, Northern Echo; First Published 24th June 2009

Let the sun in, Evening Gazette; First Published 26th June 2009

Seaside town focus of public art, Northern Echo; 27th June 2009

Public art and culture programme, Evening Gazette; First Published 30th June 2009

Major art announcement by Lingfield Point, First Published; 1st July 2009

Room to work in old wool factory, Darlington & Stockton Times; First Published 10th July 2009

Arts group celebrates £70k grant, Evening Gazette; First Published 28th August 2009

Grant award, Darlington & Stockton Times; First Published 28th August 2009

Park really blooms, Evening Gazette; First Published 1st September 2009

Poetry, song and stories aired in church’s pulpit by Caroline Gough, Whitby Gazette; First Published 18th September 2009

2008

Showcase for artwork by jobless youngsters, Northern Echo; First Published 12th January 2008

Gallery TS1 re-opens with Valentine style, Evening Gazette; First Published 1st February 2008

Pictures of young hope, Herald & Post; First Published 6th February 2008

Gallery shows off its talents by Julie Martin, Evening Gazette; First Published 12th February 2008

Lights, camera, action… hero! by Sarah Judd, Evening Gazette; First Published 14th February 2008

Valentine’s gifts from the art, Northern Echo; First Published 16th February 2008

Funding fears for future of festivals by Chris Brayshay, Northern Echo; First Published 19th February 2008

The art of finding a job, Evening Gazette; First Published 20th February 2008

Arts status opens new world of learning, Evening Gazette; First Published 5th March 2008

The art of learning by Sue Scott, Evening Gazette; First Published 5th March 2008

Gallery helping young people faces closure by Dani Webb, Northern Echo; First Published 12th March 2008

Funding needed for Toots by Andy Passant, Evening Gazette; First Published 18th March 2008

Sounds great, Evening Gazette; First Published 1st May 2008

Town’s ninth day wonder by Andrew Pain, Evening Gazette; First Published 2nd May 2008

Culture Clubbers by Keith Newton, Evening Gazette; First Published 9th May 2008

Cool ruler to measure up, Evening Gazette; First Published 16th May 2008

Worldfest, First Published 16th May 2008

Gregory Isaccs, Northern Echo; First Published 22nd May 2008

Festival unites a world of music, Northern Echo; First Published 26th May 2008

Night Doctor by Andrew Pain, Evening Gazette; First Published 28th May 2008

Singing in the rain by Sam Beattie, Evening Gazette; First Published 2nd June 2008

Weather fails to dampen spirits, Evening Gazette; First Published 2nd June 2008

Rally gig for Arabic music group, Whitby Gazette; First Published 6th June 2008

Hannah’s got the art of travel by John Sutton, Evening Gazette; First Published 24th June 2008

Across the world with art, Herald & Post; First Published 2nd July 2008

Art wave for the A66, Herald & Post; First Published 3rd July 2008

Familiar duo to start new night at Rosie’s, Whitby Gazette; First Published 11th July 2008

Exhibition shows coastal art, Darlington & Stockton Times; First Published 18th July 2008

Sculpture is a glass act by Sue Scott, Evening Gazette; First Published 21st July 2008

Give us a wave as you drive by… by Andy Passant, Evening Gazette; First Published 26th July 2008

Our Say, Evening Gazette; First Published 26th July 2008

Student Power, Evening Gazette; First Published 29th July 2008

We have the power to change by Joanna Desira, Evening Gazette; First Published 29th July 2008

Arts Week, Evening Gazette; First Published 29th July 2008

School shines at art to take silver award, Evening Gazette; First Published 30th July 2008

Waving goodbye to sanity?, Evening Gazette; First Published 6th August 2008

Floods art on displayby Mike Morgan, Evening Gazette; First Published 29th August 2008

Kids get funky with graffiti art workshop, Evening Gazette; First Published 30th August 2008

Close to my art by John Sutton, Evening Gazette September 9th 2008

Artistic window on the world, Evening Gazette; First Published 13th September 2008

Yarm art charm, Stockton News; First Published 15th September 2008

Glass cash couldn’t beef up beat, Evening Gazette; First Published 24th September 2008

Sade makes it her business to touch so many lives… by Mark Welford, Evening Gazette; First Published 26th September 2008

Tees Valley Arts awarded major grant from The Ernest Cook Trust by ArtsHub; First published 11th October 2008

Rock On!, Evening Gazette; First Published 22nd October 2008

Gallery opens doors to style, Evening Gazette; First Published 25th October 2008

A fright behind the covers…, Evening Gazette; First Published 27th October 2008

Crafts on show, Herald & Post; First Published 30th October 2008

He’s big news, Herald & Post; First Published 13th November 2008

Where the art is, Northern Echo; First Published 14th November 2008

Young actors enjoy their starring roles, Northern Echo; First Published 19th November 2008

Many hands make light work at estate, Northern Echo; First Published 22nd Novemeber 2008

Site hoardings provide art safety lesson, Northern Echo; First Published 2nd December 2008

Sign design is a shoe thing, Northern Echo; First Published 2nd December 2008

Pupils tour site art, Evening Gazette; First Published 4th December 2008

Pupils’ bright ideas take flight, Darlington & Stockton Times; First Published 19th December 2008

Imaginations take wing by Dave Robson, Evening Gazette; First Published 31st December 2008

2007

Praise for Gallery TS1, First Published 8th January 2007

Art? It’s virtually our job, Evening Gazette; First Published 23rd January 2007

Landscape designers take up the A66 challenge, Darlington & Stockton Times; First Published 2nd February 2007

Express yourself, First Published 5th February 2007

Best Dresses, Darlington & Stockton Times; First Published 9th February 2007

Get ready for a desert storm by Andy Passant, Evening Gazette; First Published 13th March 2007

He’ll have you learning a whole new set of dance moves, Evening Gazette; First Published 16th March 2007

WinterFest to put a spring in our step… by Keith Newton, What’s on; First Published 21st March 2007

Battling band in festival, Herald & Post; First Published 21st March 2007

A strut to your walk and warmth, Cluture; First Published 25th March 2007

Elegance and mystery at the masked ball, Northern Echo; First Published 26th March 2007

McChesney’s prototype landscape to be rolled out across Middlesbrough by Richard Waite, Architects Journal; First published 25th April 2007

Around the world in 19 days, First Published 25th April 2007

Rising star lands Tees project by Sandy McKenzie, Evening Gazette; First Published 26th April 2007

Innovative architect for A66 scheme, Evening Gazettte; First Published 21st May 2007

Green hearts take root, Evening Gazette; First Published 23rd May 2007

Eurovision, The Circuit; First Published 5th June 2007

Top awards are the fruit of kiddies’ labours by Mike Blackburn and Joanna Desira, Evening Gazette; First Published 12th June 2007

Drawn to look at science, Darlington & Stockton Times; First Published 22nd June 2007

Wooden dragon is school’s guardian, Northern Echo; First Published 28th June 2007

Friendly dragon, Herald & Post; First Published 4th July 2007

Students showcase project to link art and science, Northern Echo; First Published 11th July 2007

Pupils enter the dragon’s den, Evening Gazette; First Published 29th June 2007

Creating a silver lining, Evening Gazette; First Published 1st August 2007

So much to see, Arts Council England; First Published 1st August 2007

Green hearts start to grow, Evening Gazette; First Published 22nd August 2007

Arts project will focus on teenage pregnancy, Northern Echo; First Published 23rd August 2007

Take part in the arts, Arts Council News; First Published 31st August 2007

Spotlight on teenage pregnancy, Darlington & Stockton Times; First Published 31st August 2007

Mother of all arts projects, Evening Gazette; First Published 5th September 2007

Handmade crafts for Gallery TS1, The Circuit; First Published 5th September 2007

Glass boss set to shine in Dubai, Evening Gazette; First Published 6th September 2007

Mum’s the word for arts, Evening Gazette; First Published 12th September 2007

Kids have green arts!, Evening Gazette; First Published 22nd September 2007

Words from wilds of poetic Tees life, Evening Gazette; First Published 4th October 2007

The making of mosaic, Evening Gazette; First Published 8th October 2007

We’re wilds about poetry, Evening Gazette; First Published 15th October 2007

Wild poetry in print, Herald & Post; First Published 17th October 2007

perfect gifts can be art, Evening Gazette; First Published 3rd November 2007

Coast has lots to zoom in on by Michelle Ruane, Evening Gazette; First Published 6th November 2007

Tees Valley Arts celebrates 25 years – Hanging in there! by Joanna Desira, Evening Gazette; First Published 8th November 2007

Our Say, Evening Gazette; First Published 8th November 2007

WinterFest 07, First Published 25th November 2007

WinterFest, First Published 25th November 2007

2006

Nature is poetic inspiration, Evening Gazette; First Published 15th February 2006

A year to celebrate Terry’s life has turned around in 12 months by Joanna Desira, Evening Gazette; First Published 23rd February 2006

A different look for the A66, Middlesbrough News; First Published 25th February 2006

Celebrate world music with the first WinterFest, First Published 10th March 2006

Warm winter glow… by Keith Newton, First Published 17th March 2006

Mayor backs poet’s battle by Sandy McKenzie, Evening Gazette; First Published 14th June 2006

The arts explore the environment, Northern Echo; First Published 15th July 2006

Laugh with us comic look at disability by Will Sutton, Evening Gazette; First Published 18th July 2006

Didgeridoings, Northern Echo; First Published 31st August 2006

Didgeridoo you believe it… I’m off down under, Evening Gazette; First Published 8th October 2006

Young designers take on industry’s best, Northern Echo; First Published 11th December 2006

Real drive by Sandy McKenzie, Evening Gazette; First Published 12th December 2006

Young designers encouraged to try their hand, Darlington & Stockton Times; First Published 15th December 2006

Help change face of raod, Herald & Post; First Published 20th December 2006

Helping arts bloom, Evening Gazette; First Published 29th December 2006

2005

Enjoy the world of music! by Will Sutton, Evening Gazette; First Published 17th March 2005

Ayresome Park: ten years on, First Published 7th May 2005

Vision in song CD questions attitude to the disabled by Andrew Pain, Evening Gazette; First Published 16th May 2005

Artists’ fighting spirit, Herald & Post; First Published 29th June 2005

Growing Calm by Karen McLauchlan, Evening Gazette; First Published 23rd August 2005

Phoenix Art, Evening Gazette; First Published 5th September 2005

2004

New name for Teesside arts charity, Arts Industry; First Published 16th January 2004

Home is where the art is.. by Keith Newton, Evening Gazette; First Published 23rd February 2004

It’s shaping up to be a beautiful work of art by Michelle Ruane, Evening Gazette; First Published 24th February 2004

Seen and heard the right way, Culture; First Published 27th February 2004

Artistic talent abounds, First Published 10th March 2004

Shoot Your Mouth Off and Roaring Mouse by Karen Sheader, First Published 25th April 2004

Creating words and images, Darlington & Stockton Times; First Published 23rd July 2004

Refugee week, Asylum & Refugee News; First Published 25th July 2004

Trainees’ art skills on a roll by Andrew Pain, Evening Gazette; First Published 10th September 2004

2003

Diana fund hands out £1m to asylum seekers by Jo Butler, Daily Mail; First Published 7th January 2003

Journey to a new life by Barbara Argument, Evening Gazette; First Published 13th January 2003

Film challenging disability cited in 2008 capital bid, Northern Echo; First Published 3rd June 2003

Fitting berth for laura’s art work, Evening Gazette; First Published 16th June 2003

Making history a class act by Dave Robson, Evening Gazette; First Published 1st December 2003

2002

Youngsters’ Indian Tale, First Published 17th January 2002

Double helping of Folk and Fury, Metro Life; First Published 17th March 2002

Designs on your artistic sensibilities, The Sunday Times; First Published 25th August 2002

National poetry day in the north, Northern Arts; First Published 12th September 2002

Show of unity is a heap big success, Evening Gazette; First Published 9th October 2002

Tower of power is in the pink, Evening Gazette; First Published 20th November 2002

Painting the town pink by Sarah Stack, Evening Gazette; First Published 26th November 2002

Office block in the pink, Herald & Post; First Published 27th November 2002

Landmark skyscraper basks in limelight, The Journal; First Published 27th November 2002

Winning by design, River, Coast & Country; First Published 3rd December 2002

Dear Bob, I’ve got a great story to tell…, The Northern Echo; First Published 4th December 2002

Pink elephant, Evening Gazette; First Published 9th December 2002

Gardeners world, The Crack; First Published 11th December 2002

Rose blooms, Evening Gazette; First Published 16th December 2002

Home truths, River, coast & country; First Published 17th December 2002

Thornaby undercover artists inflitrate Middlesbrough, Thornaby light; First Published 19th December 2002

2001

Breath of life, First Published 1st January 2001

Reading Redcar, River, Coast & Country; First Published 1st January 2001

Public art commissions, Northern Arts; First Published 15th January 2001

Cultural tourist, Northern Arts; First Published 1st March 2001

Masquerade: The art of the Vampyre, Northern Arts; First Published 3rd March 2001

Poets poised to read along healthy lines, First Published 1st May 2001

Movie roles to help the less mobile, Evening Gazette; First Published 15th May 2001

Arts group’s funding blast, Evening Gazette; First Published 19th May 2001

New take on an old joke, Evening Gazette; First Published 29th June 2001

Final chapter written on history of ground, Northern Echo; First Published 21st August 2001

Heaven & earth roundabout, Cleveland Arts; First Published 13th October 2001