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A round up of Local News in Redcar and Cleveland for Saturday 24th September 2016.

 

A woman has been injured after the vehicle she was driving was involved in a collision in Marton.

The 34-year-old woman suffered injuries to her leg which are not believed to be serious.

The collision occurred at around twenty past eight yesterday on Stokesley Road and caused delays through Marton and Nunthorpe.

A spokesperson for Cleveland Police confirmed that a silver Audi A4 was also involved in the collision and that the Fire Brigade had attended the scene.

 

Redcar residents in Redcar can have their electric blankets tested free of charge or replaced at the launch of Cleveland Fire Brigade’s annual Stay Safe and Warm Campaign this Friday, September 30 from 10am to 12.30pm.

The checks are at the Redcar and Cleveland Leisure and Community Heart, on Ridley Street in Redcar.

Last year the campaign helped more than 700 people across Teesside who were struggling to keep warm during the winter. 

Electric heaters, thermal blankets, torches, flasks and fleecy mattress covers are available and there is also advice on managing fuel bills and referrals for free boiler repairs or replacements if needed.

 

There's only one day to go until this year's Redcar Half Marathon

The event gets underway from 10am tomorrow, with the start and finish line located on Majuba Road near to the boating lake. 

Roads around Redcar will be closed from 8am until around 2pm.

Some of the main road closures are on the trunk road, coast road, and surrounding roads.

Spectators are also being encouraged to come along to the event to cheer on those taking part.

If you are planning on visiting Redcar you are advised to plan ahead for your journey.


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