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Police are renewing their appeal for further potential witnesses to a fatal collision in Guisborough;

Police are continuing to appeal to trace a missing man from Redcar;

...and cancer survivors from our area will be taking part in a lap of honour to mark the start of Middlesbrough's Relay for Life today.

 

Police are renewing their appeal for further potential witnesses to a fatal collision in Guisborough.

17-year-old Sonny Stephenson from Guisborough was fatally injured in the collision which occurred on Sunday 27th August, which was the day before the August Bank Holiday.

Officers are particularly keen to identify the driver and any passengers of a red pick-up which drove up Park Lane towards Bolckow Street and which was travelling just in front of the motorcycle ridden by Sonny and another male.

CCTV images from the area show this vehicle approaching the junction of Park lane and Hollymead Drive at around 9.15pm that Sunday and police would like to establish if the driver or any passengers saw or heard anyone or anything as they approached the location of the incident.

Another person who could have vital information was walking up Park Lane in the direction of Bolckow Street at around 9.15pm.

CCTV shows them crossing the road at the TA Centre and heading towards Whitwell Terrace.

This person is described as slim and wearing dark clothing.

Witnesses are asked to contact Cleveland Police via the 101 number.

 

Police are continuing to appeal to trace a missing man from Redcar.

54-year-old Anthony McQuade from Laburnum Road in Redcar left home in his orange Peugeot car with registration number PN51 CXY.

Officers have released an image of the vehicle in an attempt to help trace him.

Anthony was last spotted in the Houghton-le-Spring (pron "Ho-tun") area at 01.37 on Thursday morning.

He is believed to be wearing a navy and white striped T-shirt or jumper and very faded black jeans.

Anyone with any information about Anthony's whereabouts is asked to contact Cleveland Police on the non-emergency number 101.

 

Saltburn and Redcar's beaches will receive a clean-up this weekend as volunteers head to the borough's coastline for the Great British Beach Clean.

The national campaign is led by the Marine Conservation Society in its aim to tackle waste and litter in the UK's seas.

In support of the campaign, Saltburn Beachwatch and Marske Litter Action are undertaking a beach clean and survey on Saltburn's coast today between 10am and 12pm.

The Local Marine Conservation Society and their partners the Friends of Redcar will also be taking part on Redcar's beach tomorrow from 11am to 12pm.

 

Cancer survivors from our area will be taking part in a lap of honour to mark the start of Middlesbrough's Relay for Life today.

The event is taking place at Middlesbrough Sports Village and will begin with the inspiring 'Survivors Lap of Honour', with cancer survivors walking the first lap of the course, cheered and supported by the community.

Hundred of people are expected to take part in the Relay for Life event, which is expected to raise thousands of pounds for Cancer Research UK.

Todays event will end with the 'Candle of Hope' ceremony later this evening, when those taking part gather to light Candles of Hope and pay tribute to those whose lives have been affected by cancer.


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