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A round up of Local News in Redcar and Cleveland for Wednesday 1st February 2017.

 

A teenager has been injured after a car mounted the pavement in Grangetown.

The 17-year-old was knocked down as she walking on Birchington Avenue at around 7:40pm on Monday.

It's believed she was hit after the car intentionally drove at a group of teenagers.

Now police are appealing for information about the driver of the silver Ford Focus didn't stop at the scene.

She was taken to James Cook Hospital with a fractured wrist, a knee injury and cuts and bruises but has since been discharged.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Cleveland Police on the non-emergency number 101.

 

Local bird owners are advised that the new bird flu measures put in place last month have been extended until the end of February.

The new rules were introduced on the sixth of December to prevent to spread of bird flu.

And now they've been extended until the 28th of February by the government.

Owners of poultry in Redcar & Cleveland have to continue to keep them indoors or take special measures to keep them away from wild birds.

The rules have been put in place because of increasing reports of bird flu in mainland Europe. 

Anyone who is caught not following them could face police prosecution.

 

And thanks to volunteers and local donations Saltburn Miniature Railway has made improvements to its bitesize train service.

The Miniature Railway has had new steel railings installed at its Forest Halt platform as part of its ongoing updates to the 69-year-old train.

Over £1,800 was donated by Saltburn ward councillors Philip Thompson, Craig Hannaway and Stuart Smith.

The railings were then made and put in by volunteers.

They will help to make the platform in Saltburn Valley Gardens more secure.


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