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A round up of Local News in Redcar and Cleveland for Wednesday 11th May 2016.



Police are appealing for information after a man entered the Sainburys shop on Bankfields Road in Eston, and reportedly threatened staff with a knife before making off empty handed.

The incident occurred on Saturday at around a quarter to eight in the evening, and at the time, there were numerous customers in the shop. Police would like those people to come forward as they may be able to assist with enquiries.

A 17-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of robbery and has been released on bail pending further enquires.

No one was injured in the incident.

Anyone with information regarding the incident is asked to contact Detective Constable Nicky Moore on the non-emergency number 101, Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or www.crimestoppers-uk.org.


Lifeboats from Redcar RNLI station were called into action last night following reports of people cut off from the tide at Saltburn.

Both lifeboats from Redcar were launched just after 7pm last night, and headed for Saltburn where four people had been cut off by the tide at Huntcliff.

The stranded people were taken aboard the lifeboats and taken back to shore.

Although they were suffering from the effects of the cold, there were no serious injuries.


Coast & Country are looking to recruit volunteers to take part in their ‘DIY SOS’ themed days that will be used to revive a local community centre.

Volunteers are invited to the Oakley Walk Centre in Bankfields, Normanby to help spruce up the paint work and plant in the garden.

The work aims to benefit the entire community creating a centre that is more inviting and that local residents will want to make use of.

Galliford Try Partnerships North is the contractor supporting Coast & Country with the work, providing much needed skills for the more advanced building work.

Everyone is welcome, no matter how little DIY experience they have.

The volunteering days are on Friday 13th, 20th and 27th May and will run from 10am-3pm, lunch and refreshments will be provided. Anyone interested in becoming a volunteer can get more information by calling 01642 837266

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