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A motorcyclist has been taken to hospital after a crash in Marske;

British Steel is cutting up to 70 local jobs as part of a plan to cut costs;

...and a seal sheltering on a doorway has been rescued by the Redcar RNLI.

A motorcyclist has been taken to hospital after a crash in Marske.

Now police are appealing for witnesses to the collision on the Marske Road roundabout.

It happened at around half eight on Wednesday morning, involving a Citroen Berlingo and Honda motorcycle.

The 30-year-old motorcyclist was taken to James Cook hospital with a broken leg and a dislocated shoulder.

Anyone with information is asked to contact PC Spencer Kindon on the non-emergency number 101.

 

British Steel is cutting up to 70 local jobs as part of a plan to cut costs.

Yesterday the company unveiled the proposals for Skinningrove and Darlington.

They made the job cut announcement as part of a plan to strengthen the business while reducing costs.

It comes as they're set to spend around 1.8 million pounds this summer to improve its Skinningrove plant.

 

There are no trains between Saltburn and Middlesbrough today.

Northern Rail guards and driver are staging another 24-hour strike.

They began striking after the future of the guards' jobs became uncertain and more than a month on there has been no progress from company bosses.

The strike means there will be no trains between Saltburn and Middlesbrough for the entire day.

And there will be limited services between Middlesbrough and Darlington.

 

A seal sheltering in a doorway has been rescued by the Redcar RNLI.

Volunteers from the service were alerted by a member of the public alerted them to the young seal which was sheltering in the doorway of the Royal Esplanade Apartments.

The seal was coaxed into a dog cage and then carried across the main road along the sea front and onto the beach.

Once the door of the cage was opened, the seal quickly made its escape, heading back into the sea and disappearing under the waves.


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