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Police are appealing for witnesses after a man was stabbed in Grangetown;

A number of cannabis plants have been disposed by police of after they discovered them being grown in a shed in Loftus;

...and a singer-songwriter from our area has moved a step closer to achieving his dream of becoming a touring musician after gaining his place in a national competition.

 

Police are appealing for witnesses after a man was stabbed in Grangetown.

Officers were called to a report of a man with suspected stab wounds on Leighton Road in Grangetown at 8:45pm on Friday.

A 21-year-old man was taken to James Cook University Hospital where he is being treated for injuries to his head and back.

He is currently in stable condition.

Two men both aged 19 and one man aged 27 were arrested on suspicion of assault in connection with the alleged incident.

Police are appealing for anyone who may have witnessed the incident or anyone with information is to contact them on the non-emergency number 101, or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

 

A number of cannabis plants have been disposed by police of after they discovered them being grown in a shed in Loftus.

The plants were seized from an allotment in the town on Saturday night and disposed of.

Now police officers are sending a warning to anyone who is growing cannabis.

Posting on their Facebook page, officers from the Guisborough Neighbourhood Policing Team say that if found, cannabis plants will be removed and disposed of and that those responsible for growing them will be prosecuted.

 

A singer-songwriter from our area has moved a step closer to achieving his dream of becoming a touring musician after gaining his place in a national competition.

Josh Newell-Brown from Saltburn beat hundreds of other acts to win the regional heat of the Soundwaves Music Competition.

Former Huntcliff School pupil Josh performed in front of a packed audience at the O2 Academy in Newcastle last weekend and was selected by industry experts as the winner.

The judges said they could hear elements of many different artists in Josh’s music - including James Arthur and Bob Dylan.

Josh will now compete in the national Soundwaves Music Competition final for the chance to win management and a full UK Tour.

Speaking to Zetland FM, Josh said he was delighted to have won.


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