Zetland FM Local News - 15th January 2021
Police are urging people to stay close to their homes during lockdown after seeing increased crowds in popular seaside destinations in our area;
A woman has sadly died following a collision in Guisborough on Wednesday evening;
...and Police have uncovered a cannabis farm whilst executing a drugs warrant in North Ormesby.
Police are urging people to stay close to their homes during lockdown after seeing increased crowds in popular seaside destinations in our area.
Redcar Town Neighbourhood Policing Team said they have been been patrolling those areas which usually attract a high volume of visitors and officers have highlighted the Majuba car park, and Redcar and Saltburn Lower Promenade as places currently experiencing an increased level of visitors".
The message comes after crowds were reported at a number of Teesside and North Yorkshire beauty spots at the weekend.
Concerned residents described packed car parks and "crowded" spots at locations including Saltburn, Redcar, Marske, Roseberry Topping, Goathland, Blakey Ridge and Sedgefield.
A woman has sadly died following a collision in Guisborough on Wednesday evening.
The incident happened around 4:40pm at the junction of The Avenue and Stokesley Road in Guisborough, when a Peugeot 307 left the road and collided with a tree.
The male driver and female passenger, both aged in their eighties, were taken to James Cook University Hospital with multiple injuries, but the woman sadly later died.
Officers from the Cleveland and Durham Specialist Operations Unit are conducting enquiries in relation to the incident, and would appeal to anyone who may have witnessed the collision or may have any dash cam footage which could assist their investigation to contact them on the non-emergency number 101.
Police have uncovered a cannabis farm whilst executing a drugs warrant in North Ormesby.
On Wednesday evening officers located 68 plants in a property on Alphonsus Street, with potential for more to be grown, and found that the electricity had been bypassed.
No one was arrested, however, enquiries are ongoing to find those responsible.
Anyone who may have information regarding drugs activity in our area is asked to contact Cleveland Police on 101.