Zetland FM Local News - 18th May 2017
Redcar & Cleveland Borough Council are warning people to be careful of what they put in their bins after three fires in bin wagons;
A primary school in Normanby has been broken into;
...and a documentary about an explorer from Redcar is set to play at the Regent Cinema.
Redcar & Cleveland Borough Council are warning people to be careful of what they put in their bins after three fires in bin wagons.
The most recent fire happened yesterday inside a collection wagon while it was picking up rubbish.
The confirmed that the source of the flame was a lithium battery in a laptop.
Now the council are asking residents not to include gas bottles, flammable liquids, batteries and some household cleaners like bleach in their waste bins.
Instead these can be safely disposed by taking them directly to Dunsdale Recycling Centre.
A primary school in Normanby has been broken into.
There was a police dog search in the early hours of Tuesday after the break-in was reported at Normanby Primary School.
Staff say nothing of value was taken but a broken window did need cleaning up.
The school was open as usual on Tuesday morning.
Saltburn is set to host an attempt to try and break a world record in waltzing tomorrow.
Age UK Teesside is hoping to break the record by dancing their way along Saltburn pier and promenade.
The record is currently held by Bosnia who managed to get 1510 couples waltzing in 2007.
The event has been organised to celebrate "loving later life" and to raise awareness of the loneliness elderly people face.
A documentary about an explorer from Redcar is set to play at the Regent Cinema from tomorrow.
Letters from Baghdad tells the story of Gertrude Bell, an adventurer who helped shape the Middle East after the First World War.
Gertrude grew up in Redcar at her former home Red Barns and was the first woman to achieve a first-class degree in modern history from Oxford.
The film was released late last month and now the documentary is coming to Redcar for special showings.
It will be on at the Regent Cinema from May 19.