Zetland FM Local News - 4th May 2017
A man's body was found on Saltburn cliffs yesterday;
Cleveland Mountain Rescue Team have released details of an operation involving a vulnerable man from Middlesbrough at the weekend;
...and an ultra-running RNLI volunteer is tackling an epic 200-mile marathon to raise funds for the charity’s Mayday appeal.
A man's body was found on Saltburn cliffs yesterday.
Police were called at around one o'clock yesterday afternoon after a report of a man seen on Huntcliff.
Emergency services found a body at the top of the cliff.
The body was recovered and taken to James Cook Hospital.
Cleveland Mountain Rescue Team have released details of an operation involving a vulnerable man from Middlesbrough at the weekend.
The man, in this late 20s, went missing from home on Saturday lunchtime and was causing concern.
Volunteers from the Team were asked to search the Eston Hills area.
Fourteen members of the team responded along with one search dog. They searched various areas around the Lackenby side of the Hills for 3 hours before the missing man was found by the dog search team as they were walking into one of the search areas.
The missing man was treated at the scene by team personnel before being handed over to the ambulance service for a check up at hospital.
An ultra-running RNLI volunteer is tackling an epic 200-mile marathon to raise funds for the charity’s Mayday appeal.
Dave Barker, a helmsman at the St Bees lifeboat station on the Cumbrian coast is being supported on the route by members of the Redcar lifeboat station.
And Dave intends keeping his strength up during the marathon with the famous Teesside delicacy, the parmo, as well as traditional Cumberland sausage.
The 200-mile route starts in Hull before picking up the Yorkshire Wolds Way to Filey and then the 110-mile Cleveland Way along the North Yorkshire coast, finishing in Helmsley.
Along the way he will be passing through or near the lifeboat towns of Filey, Scarborough, Whitby and Staithes before turning inland at Saltburn to the North Yorkshire Moors.
Participants have 60 hours in which to complete the run.