Zetland FM Local News - 3rd November 2017
Police have issued an appeal after a large amount of medication was stolen during a burglary;
Police have carried out a further operation to identify speeding drivers on a road next to a family park;
...and film-makers have once again descended on Saltburn to shoot a movie in the surroundings of the seaside town.
Police have issued an appeal after a large amount of medication was stolen during a burglary.
The medication, and several other items, were stolen during a burglary at an address in Billingham and could now be anywhere in the local area.
The burglary happened overnight on Wednesday, and saw a large amount of morphine stolen, which could be dangerous if taken without being prescribed.
Anyone who may come across the medication is asked to pass it to their nearest pharmacy or police station.
A distinctive gold-plated commemorative pin was also taken, which came from a Concorde flight.
The pin looks like a cufflink and simply says the word ‘Concorde’.
Anyone with information regarding the burglary or the whereabouts of the commemorative pin is asked to contact the non-emergency number 101, or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or www.crimestoppers-uk.org.
Police have carried out a further operation to identify speeding drivers on a road next to a family park.
In the space of one hour on Thursday 26th October, police caught drivers speeding in excess of 60mph on Park Vale Road, next to Albert Park. The 30mph limit road is used by families to access the park.
48 speeding offences were detected during the one hour operation, which follows a previous operation in August on the same road whereby 53 drivers were speeding. The highest speed clocked was 63mph.
The checks were carried out as a result of a traffic survey by the local authority, which showed that 85% of vehicles using the road during the survey were travelling at 38mph or less, with almost 200 vehicles in any 24 hour period travelling in excess of 45mph.
All of the speeding drivers are now likely to receive a large fine, points on their licence and potentially a driving disqualification in court.
Film-makers have once again descended on Saltburn to shoot a movie in the surroundings of the seaside town.
Saltburn's beach was the setting to film the final scene of a new independent short film Remembrance.
The beach was used as a backdrop to capture a bumber of scenes for the movie, which included happy childhood summer memories.
The film tells the story of a mother and daughter and is based around the theme of the nature of grief.
The film will be available to view in Spring next year with an online release and screenings at festivals nationwide also planned.