Zetland FM Local News - 29th November 2021
A major road in our area was closed at the weekend following the effects of Storm Anwen;
A primary school which had its roof blown off during Storm Arwen will open as usual today;
...and Meanwhile in Saltburn a blue VW car was smashed up after a roof reportedly blew off taking the chimney with it.
A major road in our area was closed at the weekend following the effects of Storm Anwen.
Birk Brow near Charltons in East Cleveland had to be closed due to the weather causing difficulties for drivers and some vehicles getting stuck.
Traffic officers attended the scene and motorists were advised to avoid the bank and seek alternative routes.
Standing water in the area also began to freeze and caused further problems on the roads.
Drivers are advised to take care, drive slowly and safely to the conditions on the roads.
A primary school which had its roof blown off during Storm Arwen will open as usual today.
Strong winds and snow caused destruction across Teesside overnight between Friday and Saturday.
Pennyman Primary Academy in the Netherfields area of Middlesbrough suffered significant damage after the roof, on one part of the school on Fulbeck Road, appeared to have caved in.
On Sunday, builders were at the scene carrying out work to fix the damaged roof.
The school has released a statement reassuring parents that children will return to the classroom as normal.
Meanwhile in Saltburn a blue VW car was smashed up after a roof reportedly blew off taking the chimney with it.
The roof came off the terraced building which houses Holly Blue Cards and Gifts and Min Du Chinese Takeaway.
The vehicle, parked near the building on Milton Street, was heavily dented and had a brick through the windscreen.
Part of the roof was still resting on the car, which was surrounded by debris including bricks.