Zetland FM Local News - 24th April 2018
The volunteers from the Cleveland Mountain Rescue Service were called into action in our area yesterday;
Police are asking for the public's help to trace a stolen mountain bike;
...and almost 3,500 properties across the TS6 area of Teesside were left without power at lunchtime yesterday.
The volunteers from the Cleveland Mountain Rescue Service were called into action in our area yesterday.
The Team were called by the North East Ambulance Service to assist with the evacuation of a 62 year old local man who had suffered a suspected broken leg whilst out walking.
The incident took place in the Eston Hills area on a track known as California Bank.
The Rescue party deployed with the Hazard Area Response Team and used their wheeled stretcher.
8 team members were involved and the incident lasted just over an hour.
Police are asking for the public's help to trace a stolen mountain bike.
The bike was stolen in the early hours of Sunday morning from an address on Broadway West in Dormanstown.
A shed at the rear of the property was broken into and 3 bikes were stolen.
2 have since been recovered, however the third bike has yet to be recovered.
It is described as a silver and red Apollo mountain bike with a blue and black coloured seat.
Anyone with information is asked to contact police on the non-emergency number 101.
Almost 3,500 properties across the TS6 area of Teesside were left without power at lunchtime yesterday.
The TS6 postcode area covers South Bank, Grangetown Eston, Normanby, Teesville, Bankfields and Lazenby.
Northern Powergrid said 3,488 customers were affected as a result of a fault with the underground electricity network in Middlesbrough which occurred at 12.10pm.
Traffic lights were reportedly affected on Church Lane and Fabian Road.
However power was restored to the majority of customers within ten minutes, and the remainder within just under an hour.