Zetland FM Local News - 1st November 2018
Two motorcyclists had to be taken to hospital after a crash near Redcar yesterday afternoon;
Police officers from the neighbourhood police team were out in force to tackle anti-social behaviour across Redcar, Marske and New Marske last night;
...and a former mayor of Redcar and Cleveland has begun a sleepout challenge in honour of our servicemen and women.
Two motorcyclists had to be taken to hospital after a crash near Redcar yesterday afternoon.
The Trunk Road was partially closed by police after the incident, which occured at 3.15pm close to the British Steel House roundabout.
Motorists heading towards Redcar were diverted, leading to a build up of traffic in the area.
Three fire appliances, from Grangetown and Redcar, were sent to the scene.
The two casualties were taken to hospital by ambulance.
Police officers from the neighbourhood police team were out in force to tackle anti-social behaviour across Redcar, Marske and New Marske last night.
Officers responded to reports of eggs being thrown at Tesco on West Dyke Road and on Redcar High Street, resulting in 3 AS13 forms being given to the individuals involved.
Police also received two reports of a large group gathered outside McDonalds on Thrush Road however a quick response from officers caused the group to disperse.
5 calls were recorded for the West Dyke ward regarding a large group of youths throwing eggs in the area of Holyhead Park, Turners Mill and the Wacky Warehouse, but the group were stopped and spoken to by officers.
A former mayor of Redcar and Cleveland has begun a sleepout challenge in honour of our servicemen and women.
Barry Hunt, who is the current mayor of Lortus, will be spending eleven consecutve nights at a different Redcar and Cleveland war memorial to raise money for the armed forces charity SSAFA.
In 2016, whilst Redcar and Cleveland Mayor, Barry slept rough on Christmas Eve and Christmas night in aid of homeless charities.
But this time, he's doing it for all the people in our forces that have come home with mental health problems and homelessness issues.
Barry spent the first night of his sleepout last night in Guisborough, and the sleepout will end in Loftus on 11th November.