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There's big increase in the number of people visiting our area over the last year;

The volunteers of the Cleveland Mountain Rescue Team were called into action in our area yesterday after a walker went missing on Eston Nab;

...and members of the public are being warned to expect to see lots of military vehicles on our area's roads over the next ten days.

 

There's big increase in the number of people visiting our area over the last year.

The number of visitors to Redcar and Cleveland increased to 3.74 million in 2017, which is an increase of 5.6% from the previous year.

On average, those visitors spendt £167 million and supported more than 1700 jobs throughout the borough.

Councillor Carl Quartermain, Redcar & Cleveland Borough Council’s Cabinet Member for Culture, Tourism and Communications, told Zetland FM that these figures are great news.

 

The volunteers of the Cleveland Mountain Rescue Team were called into action in our area yesterday after a walker went missing on Eston Nab.

At around 6pm last night the team were contacted by Cleveland Police after a 60 year old man was reported missing in the dark and in falling temperatures on Eston Nab.

14 team members responded and deployed to the nearby Riding Centre whilst the team's callout officer managed to speak to the man by phone.

He managed to locate to nearby Wilton Lane where he was met by team members who ensured he was safe and well and was able to get home safely.

The incident lasted approx 75mins.

 

Members of the public are being warned to expect to see lots of military vehicles on our area's roads over the next ten days.

Exercise Iron Python 18 will see troops deployed in Redcar and scores of military vehicles will be seen on our area's roads.

The exercise is being organised by the 101st Logistic Brigade and will begin tomorrow and run until November 30th.

As part of the exercise, troops will be deployed to places like the old SSI steelworks and Redcar Racecourse.

The exercise is designed to test Combat Service Support, which includes logistics, equipment support, medical support and policing, in support of the UK’s warfighting division.


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