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A round up of Local News in Redcar and Cleveland for Thursday 20th October 2016.

 

The RSPCA is appealing for information after a dog was found buried alive with a nail hammered into its head in Kirkleatham Woods yesterday.

The small dog, believed to have been a terrier crossbreed, was found by walkers in the woods at around midday.

The walkers heard a whimpering from nearby and notified a nearby workman who brought a spade to see what was in the ground.

To everyone's horror he uncovered the dog who was still alive and had a nail sticking out from between his eyes.

The couple called the police before rushing the dog to a nearby vets, who were left with no choice but to put the dog to sleep to end his suffering.

 

Ambitious plans to open luxury beach huts on Saltburn seafront seem to be forging ahead.

A planning application has now been submitted to Redcar and Cleveland Council for 50 beach huts.

The huts will have electricity, running water and furniture and will come in vibrant colours.

And to be prepared for the full seaside experience, two deck chairs and a wind breaker will also be provided.

The huts will be made available on a daily hire basis on a “first come first served” basis.

More than 250 people are on a waiting list to bag one Saltburn's current sea front chalets but the average wait is ten years or more.

 

A fundraising event organised by Redcar MP Anna Turley and the family of Georgina Anderson has raised over £800 for Teenage Cancer Trust.

Over 60 people attended the event at Redcar Bowling Club which included music from new, local band The Retrospektaz as well as a hog roast.

Ticket sales and a raffle raised £427 which was kindly matched by the Redcar branch of Barclays, taking the total to £855.

The event was supported by many local businesses, including Transpennine Express and Middlesbrough Football Club who donated raffle prizes.

Teenage Cancer Trust is Anna’s Charity of the Year, chosen in memory of Marske teenager Georgina Anderson who sadly lost her battle with cancer in 2013.

The fundraiser marked the end of a calendar of events and challenges throughout the year which have raised £2,740 for the Trust.

 

The North East's biggest Halloween haunt, Scream Factory, is set to return tomorrow and is bigger and better than ever.

The scare maze will run until Halloween and customers will once again have the choice between the family friendly Twilight Tour or the Extreme Tour which is certainly not for the faint-hearted.

The extreme tour has brand new sets and scares designed to make this year's event the most immersive experience yet.

Stephen Tate is the founder and managing director of Scream Factory.

Willing victims of Scream Factory will meet 30 different characters in several settings including a mine, morgue and a brand new cinema.

Tickets are available now from screamfactory.co.uk and will also be available on the door.


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