Zetland FM Local News - 16th February 2021
The latest daily figures show that the number of coronavirus cases continues to fall across Teesside;
A fire has caused damage to a former care in Redcar;
...and it's been announced that major redevelopment work could see Steel House at Redcar's former steelworks site completely transformed.
The latest daily figures show that the number of coronavirus cases continues to fall across Teesside.
Public Health England figures, released yesterday, show there have been another 133 cases of Covid-19 in all four areas.
Middlesbrough recorded the highest increase, with another 48 people in the town testing positive for the virus.
In Stockton there were 38 new confirmed cases, whilst here in Redcar and Cleveland there were a further 31.
A fire has caused damage to a former care in Redcar.
The blaze tore through two empty buildings on Clifford Street, Redcar, just after midnight yesetrday.
Cleveland Fire Brigade dispatched three engines to the scene at 12.05am from Grangetown and Redcar and firefighters remained at the scene for over two hours.
Eight sets of breathing apparatus, two hose reel jets and positive pressure ventilation van were required in order to extinguish the fire.
It's been announced that major redevelopment work could see Steel House at Redcar's former steelworks site completely transformed.
The Tees Valley Combined Authority have released the first pictures of how the imposing building could look in the future.
Once home to British Steel's Teesside headquarters, the 220,000sq ft of redundant office space will be completely redeveloped under plans put forward for the huge industrial site, which is now known as Teesworks.
It will become the base for development for all 4,500-acres of the UK’s largest industrial zone.
Lower floors will provide services for people who work on the redevelopment of the former SSI steelworks, and will include a creche, coffee shop and gym, with upper floors providing office space.
It will also be home to a heritage centre for the site, celebrating the 170 years of iron and steelmaking on Teesside.