Zetland FM Local News - 23rd July 2018
Emergency services were called to assist a man after he fell from the breakwater at South Gare;
A man has been arrested after an assault in Redcar at the weekend;
...and today is 'Bring Out Your Dross' day in Grangetown.
Emergency services were called to assist a man after he fell from the breakwater at South Gare.
At around quarter to eight on Saturday evening volunteers from Redcar RNLI took part in the difficult rescue of the man who had sustained multiple injuries after he fell onto rocks at the South Gare.
RNLI crew members trained in advanced casualty care techniques traveled by vehicle to the location to assist paramedics from the North East Ambulance Service, UK Coastguard rescue teams and the Hazardous Area Response Team with the rescue of the man, who had fallen face-down from a wall near the pilot’s station on the river side of the breakwater.
Once rescued to the road he was transferred into an ambulance and taken to hospital for treatment.
Earlier in the evening the RNLI crew had also been involved in the rescue of three people who had become cut off by the tide on rocks at Redcar.
They were safely brought to shore.
A man has been arrested after an assault in Redcar at the weekend.
The 19-year-old man was been arrested on suspicion of assault after a man was assaulted outside the Blue Lounge bar on the High Street in Redcar.
The incident occurred at around 2:30am on Saturday morning and the victim, who is thought to be in his 50s, left in a taxi prior to police arrival.
He was later traced following a police appeal.
Anyone with information regarding the incident is asked to contact Detective Constable Darren Leeon the non-emergency number 101, or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.
Today is 'Bring Out Your Dross' day in Grangetown.
Residents of Grangetown are able to leave unwanted bulky items for collection free of charge at the front of their properties between 8.30am and 1pm today.
To reduce the risk of arson, residents are being asked not to put out their dross outside these times.
Asbestos, demolition or building materials will NOT be collected.
For more information contact Redcar and Cleveland Borough Council on 01642 774774.