Zetland FM Local News - 9th June 2022
A man has made his first appearance at Crown Court over the alleged murder of a man in Redcar;
Detectives are investigating an assault in which a man suffered a broken jaw in Redcar;
...and Barclays has announced it is closing its branch in Guisborough.
A man has made his first appearance at Crown Court over the alleged murder of a man in Redcar.
Ray Whincup, 35, is accused of killing 40-year-old Mark Robinson after an assault an a house on Station Road in Redcar on July 28, 2020.
Mr Robinson suffered a head injury and following lengthy hospital treatment and full-time care, died on August 5, last year.
Yesterday, Mr Whincup appeared calm as he appeared in prison clothes via video link from HMP Durham.
A provisional date of 15th November was set for Mr Whincup’s trial.
Detectives are investigating an assault in which a man suffered a broken jaw in Redcar.
The 31-year-old man was taken to hospital after being assaulted by a man in the gents toilets in Martha's Vineyard on Redcar High Street around 11:30pm on Friday 27th May.
The victim has required ongoing treatment for his injuries.
The suspect is described as of 'large' build.
Anyone who may have witnessed the incident, or anyone who may have information regarding his identity, is asked to contact Redcar and Cleveland CID on the non-emergency number 101.
Barclays has announced it is closing its branch in Guisborough.
Customers have been sent letters which state that the branch on the Market Place will shut at midday on September 2nd.
The bank says it has made the "difficult" decision as customers are visiting its branches "less and less" each year.
The Guisborough branch is the latest of several Barclays to close across Teesside since 2018.
Its nearest branches are Redcar, Saltburn, Middlesbrough and Whitby.