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A round up of Local News in Redcar and Cleveland for Friday 27th January 2017.


Police are investigating after receiving reports that a ten-year-old girl had been approached by a man on The Avenue in Nunthorpe.

The incident happened at around 4pm on Wednesday.

The man spoke to the girl before he made off on foot.

He is described as a white male, around 5ft 8” tall, of medium build, aged in his late thirties, with a bald head and stubble.

He also had a tattoo on his right forearm of a woman’s face with a red background.

He was wearing a black T-shirt and dark grey bottoms, and was carrying a mobile phone.

Police would appeal for any witnesses or anyone with further information to come forward and contact Sergeant Oliver Flight on the non-emergency number 101 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or www.crimestoppers-uk.org.


Redcar and Cleveland residents are invited to a ceremony this morning to commemorate National Holocaust Memorial Day.

The ceremony will include civic officials, members of the public and children remembering the atrocities of World War 2.

The Mayor, Councillor Barry Hunt and Redcar MP Anna Turley are also attending along with representatives from the British Legion.

A plaque will be unveiled next to a memorial tree and children from Coatham School will be planting bulbs.

The ceremony will take place today at half eleven in the Garden of Remembrance on Coatham Road.


Local schools and businesses have agreed to do more to help young adults find work after education.

The project called 'Young People's Entitlement' was created by Redcar and Cleveland Foundation for Jobs.

Schools and businesses who sign up to the agreement make a promise to do more to help guide pupils into work.

The aim is to give all 11 to 16-year-olds in Redcar and Cleveland more preparation for the world of work.

It will provide opportunities for pupils to meet with employers to increase their access to a workplace.

The meetings aim to improve their employability skills and enhance their future job prospects.

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