Zetland FM Local News - 21st July 2017
Cleveland Mountain Rescue have attended to a man who had been injured after falling in Loftus;
Redcar's lifeboat service are urging people not to block lifeboat slipways;
...and the fight to stop 400 homes being build near a country park in Normanby has been lost.
Cleveland Mountain Rescue have attended to a man who had been injured after falling in Loftus.
The 40-year-old slipped down a slope into a ditch on Wednesday while he was walking his dogs.
He was treated at the scene for leg injuries and then carried out of the ditch by volunteers.
It happened as Cleveland Mountain Rescue were returning from an incident in Darlington.
Redcar's lifeboat service are urging people not to block lifeboat slipways.
It comes after a photo emerged of a Vauxhall parked on the seafront, despite 'Keep Clear’ signs nearby.
Vehicles parking on the slipways are blocking a clear path that allows lifeboats to get into the sea in an emergency.
They need to be ready at a moment’s notice to respond to any danger people might be in.
Now the team have posted on Facebook urging people to park well away from the areas.
The fight to stop 400 homes being build near a country park in Normanby has been lost.
The council put a stop to the plans but this was overturned by a national inspector.
Around 800 letters objecting to the plans were written and nearly 2500 people signed two petitions against it.
Campaigners including Redcar Mp Anna Turley said developing the site would be “unnecessary and unsustainable”.
The council recently considered trying to change the decision once again but weren't successful so the homes will go ahead.