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South Tees Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust apprentice Ryan Davies has won 'Intermediate Apprentice of the Year' in the prestigious North East Apprentice of the Year Awards 2015. 

Ahead of crucial debate in Parliament today, research by the House of Commons has revealed that in the constituency of Middlesbrough South and East Cleveland 7,200 families claiming tax credits could be hit by the cuts.

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Two Cleveland Police officers have been nominated for a Police Bravery Award after saving the life of a woman who almost drowned at Redcar.

The Leader of Redcar and Cleveland Council and the Chair of the SSI Task Force have issued statements.

Both of our areas MP's have reacted to the news that Redcar Steelworks and Coke Ovens will undergo a hard closure.

There's a real mix of sadness, anger and disappointment at the announcement today from the Official Receiver, that the Redcar Steelworks and Coke Ovens will close.

Both the Redcar Lifeboats, Coastguard, Police, Ambulance and Helicopter crews have been involved in a rescue operation in Marske on Sunday night.

Senior officers at Cleveland Police say “enough is enough” and are calling on parents to educate their children about the dangers of throwing objects at moving vehicles.

The Chair of the SSI Task Force, Amanda Skelton, has outlined some of the support which is available to people affected by the SSI crisis.

Investigations are continuing into a crash on the A174 Parkway on Friday morning (9th October) that has sadly now claimed the life of a 30 year man.

A hard hitting campaign designed to make dog owners in Redcar & Cleveland think about their actions and pick up after their pet has been launched.

Redcar and Cleveland Borough Council is raising awareness of its third party reporting centres during Hate Crime Awareness Week, from October 12th to 16th, to encourage the reporting of hate crime incidents.

Police are appealing for information after a 15-year-old boy was assaulted at the entrance of Locke Park on Cowies Corner in Redcar.

People living in the Redcar and Cleveland area will now be able to see a GP in the evenings and weekends if they need urgent treatment or advice.

There has been an angry reaction following the news that 240 workers at the former SSI plant in Redcar were sent home in the middle of shifts yesterday after being told that they had been ‘mistakenly’ been kept on.

With the dark nights starting to draw in, Detectives are reminding people to turn their home bright at night to deter burglars.

Once again, our area is being used as the backdrop for major TV series as the popular ITV crime drama 'Vera' has began filming in Redcar over the past few days.

Redcar publicans Russ and Sarah Clark are celebrating after winning a Community Heroes Award at a prestigious national ceremony on Tuesday night (6th Oct).

Workers at Redcar Steelworks have received letters giving advice on how to make claims for redundancy payments.

An online petition calling for steelmaking to continue on Teesside has now reached 20,000 signatures - meaning the Government must now issue a response.

Police are appealing for information after a 36-year-old male was assaulted in what is believed to be a homophobic hate crime.

A new shop aiming to provide help and support to people in the borough struggling to make ends meet has just opened in Redcar.

A group of local dairy farmers' wives were out in force in Redcar yesterday to highlight the discrepancy in the milk price paid to some dairy farmers compared to imported milk.

As the fight to save Redcar Steelworks continues after last weeks devastating news, there has been plenty of activity in the last couple of days.

Cleveland firefighters have been tackling a large blaze at a scrapyard on King George Terrace in South Bank this afternoon (Sunday).

Trick or Treaters who dare to brave the Halloween elements along our coast are being asked to raise sponsorship.

An Open day is to be held tomorrow, Monday, October 5th for interested parties to receive information about the development of the Kirkleatham Estate.

Cleveland Police are appealing for information to trace 22-year-old Adam Ripley who is wanted on prison recall.

Redcar & Cleveland Borough Council has secured more than £160,000 from Sport England’s Community Sport Activation Fund to help people in the poorest communities become more active.

In the light of the devastating news for SSI Redcar workers, local businesses across in the Tees Valley are being urged to apply for a share of a new grant scheme aimed at creating jobs.

Government Business Minister Anna Soubry has spoken this lunchtime (Friday 2nd October) outside Redcar & Cleveland Council offices.

As the Government announces an £80m Aid Package for the steelworkers losing their jobs at SSI Redcar, it's been announced that the Thai owners of the company have put it into Liquidation.

With the regions steelmaking industry hanging in the balance, calls have been made for the owners of Redcar Steelworks to make way for a possible rescue.

Redcar Racecourse is showing its support to those affected by the closure of SSI by adding a new race on Saturday 3rd October.

MPs Anna Turley and Tom Blenkinsop have secured a visit to Redcar from Government Industry Minister Anna Soubry and will be presenting a rescue plan for the SSI steelworks to her later today.

A leading commercial legal firm on Teesside is advising people to be aware of new rules regarding bankruptcy and insolvency which come into force today.

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