Zetland FM Local News - 8th May 2017
Cleveland Police have made three arrests following a large amount of vandalism took place at the weekend;
Officers investigating the death of an elderly woman killed in a car park in Coulby Newham last December, have arrested and charged a woman;
...and the new Tees Valley Mayor will be signing the declaration of office later this morning.
Cleveland Police have made three arrests following a large amount of vandalism took place at the weekend.
A 17 year old boy and two girls, aged 16 and 15 have been arrested following reports on Saturday night of arson and burglary at the Woodland Centre in Saltburn’s Valley Gardens.
The three young people have been released from custody with no bail conditions while inquiries continue.
There was extensive damage to the accessible toilet, with the sink and toilet bowl completely smashed, and pipes ripped from the wall.
It's estimated that the repair bill will be around seven thousand pounds.
Saltburn resident Ian Forsyth told Zetland FM how he discovered the damage yesterday morning.
Officers investigating the death of an elderly woman killed in a car park in Coulby Newham last December, have arrested and charged a woman.
The 84-year-old woman was hit by a car in the car park of the Parkway Shopping Centre on 7th December last year.
The woman received treatment from paramedics, however, she was pronounced dead at the scene.
The driver of the car failed to stop following the collision.
On Friday a 66-year-old woman was arrested and charged with death by careless driving in connection with the incident.
She will appear at Teesside Magistrates Court on Wednesday 7th June 2017.
The new Tees Valley Mayor will be signing the declaration of office later this morning.
30-year-old Stockton councillor Ben Houchen beat Labour favourite Sue Jeffrey and UKIP and Liberal Democrat candidates in Thursday’s vote.
He will chair the Tees Valley Combined Authority which is tasked with improving Teesside’s economy and creating jobs.
Mr Houchen's victory was announced in front of supporters at the Thornaby Pavilion count on Friday morning.
He will be signing the Declaration of Acceptance of Office in Stockton shortly after 10.30 this morning.