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A round up of Local News in Redcar and Cleveland for Tuesday 27th September 2016.

 

Police have renewed their appeal for information after a man was found in the street with facial injuries in our area last week.

Officers are continuing to investigate the circumstances of how the 66-year-old man came about his injuries and would ask anyone who may have seen the man lying on the ground at the junctions of Normanby Road and Trunk Road at around ten past six in the morning on Friday is asked to contact police.

The man is continuing to receive treatment at James Cook University Hospital.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Detective Sergeant Dan Cook at Cleveland Police on 101 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

 

An appeal for witnesses has been made following a collision between a car and a motorbike in Loftus.

The collision involved a silver Vauxhall Corsa and a motorcycle, and occurred at around quarter to five on Friday afternoon at the junction of Springfield Terrace and Loftus High Street.

The 34-year-old male motorcyclist was taken to James Cook University Hospital where he was treated for a broken collarbone.

Any witnesses or anyone with information is asked to contact PC Ben Sutcliffe from the Cleveland and Durham Specialist Operations Unit on the non-emergency number 101, quoting event number 174482.

 

Residents and community groups in our area are being encouraged to apply for funding to set up their own Bike Library.

The scheme, which is sponsored by Yorkshire Bank and run in collaboration with Welcome to Yorkshire’s cycling initiative, Cycle Yorkshire, aims to give every child in Yorkshire access to a bike.

Unwanted bikes can be donated at one of the county's 46 donation stations, where they are then repaired and available to hire free of charge.

Since the launch of the first Bike Library last year, more than 20,000 chances to ride a bike have been offered to children and around 4,000 bikes have been donated.

Each bike library is different and all offer a range of activities, including short or long term loans, family rides, skills training or activity sessions.  

For more information visit bikelibraries.yorkshire.com 


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