Teesside Sportsmen’s Dinner-Win A Pair of Tickets


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We have a pair of tickets worth almost £100 available for this event on the 7th April 2017 at the stunning Jurys Inn on Fry Street in Middlesbrough. These will be posted directly to the winner, are non transferrable and please make sure you are free to attend. These have been gifted to us by the MIddlesbrough and Teesside Philanthropic Society and are like gold dust…

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3-Answer the following question-

How many league goals combined did Craig Hignett and John Hendrie score for Middlesbrough? 

Add your answer as a comment and we will draw a winner in a few days time. You must be a liker of Middlesbrough Events or your entry will not be counted.

The Venue

Jurys Inn Middlesbrough (Teesside )offers guests all the comforts of home with 132 stylish rooms equipped with free Wi-Fi, en-suite bathrooms with complimentary toiletries, a flat screen TV with Freeview, a work desk, in-room safe, iron and ironing board and more.

Situated on Fry Street, Jurys Inn Middlesbrough is close to the town centre and less than 10 mins from Middlesbrough railway station, making it ideal for transport links in and around the town. With a colourful history, interesting architecture, cultural museums, a number of shopping outlets, restaurants, bars, and entertainment venues, Middlesbrough is a thriving town awaiting your discovery.

Whether exploring the Riverside Stadium (home of Middlesbrough Football Club), the Dorman Museum, or the famous city landmark – Tees Transporter Bridge, the hotel in Middlesbrough offers the perfect base for those visiting this North-Eastern city.

The Organisers

Its being organised by our amazing sponsors Middlesbrough and Teesside Philanthropic Society who are a registered charity. It provides a framework for individuals and businesses to join together and make Teesside a better place in which to live, work and do business.


An incredible night of Teesside sport is in store when Boro legends John Hendrie and Craig Hignett are joined by athletics superstars Chris Tomlinson and Richard Kilty.

The unique event will feature a combined talk by Boro heroes Hendrie and Hignett, respectively the scorers of the last league goal at Ayresome Park and the first at the Riverside Stadium. On the same bill three-times Olympian Tomlinson, the former British long jump record holder, will be joined by the outspoken Kilty, the World 60m champion and 2016 Olympic finalist.

Your host is Boro fan and radio regular Gary Philipson,  Middlesbrough and Teesside Philanthropic Societys first ever sportsmen’s dinner is guaranteed to be a memorable night of banter, sport and all funds raised will go towards the Foundation’s FAST Fund – Financial Assistance for Sportspeople on Teesside – inspiring talented locals to reach the very top in their chosen sport.

The FAST Fund exists to provide financial support to Teesside’s talented sportspeople who have the ability to reach the very top in their chosen sport – but need additional resources. Talented local sportsmen and women can apply for funds to enhance their sporting opportunities and develop their talent. Whether it’s for an overseas competition or coaching opportunity, for vital equipment or some other crucial element to your development, you can apply for a grant from the FAST Fund.

Tickets for the event are £49 each or £490 per table. There is also a limited number of VIP tables available at £690 each, including a VIP drinks reception and meet and greet with Hignett, Hendrie, Tomlinson and Kilty. To reserve seats, contact diane.w@teessidecharity.org.uk