Zetland FM Local News - 2nd December 2022
Residents in parts of our area say they are still without running water while other say pressure is too low to ignite their boiler after a burst water main caused problems for some households;
Police have closed down a house in Grangetown after a closure order was granted by Teesside Magistrates’ Court;
...and a 14-year-old boy had to be taken to hospital after he was knocked off his bike in a suspected hit and run.
Residents in parts of our area say they are still without running water while other say pressure is too low to ignite their boiler after a burst water main caused problems for some households.
Northumbrian Water issued an update to residents stating that 'complex' repairs mean road closures and water issues could continue for a number of days.
Damage to a large water main was first reported on Ormesby High Street at around 5pm on Wednesday and caused thousands of the homes to be without water as emergency repair works began.
The burst pipe also led to severe flooding outside the BP Garage in the High Street causing road closures.
Schools and businesses were also forced to close yesterday as issues with running water continued.
The water company's latest update says that all customers should now be with water again - although ongoing problems continue.
A section of the High Street and Ladgate Lane is expected to be closed for a number of days as Northumbrian Water teams complete the required repairs.
Police have closed down a house in Grangetown after a closure order was granted by Teesside Magistrates’ Court.
Drug dealing activity and antisocial behaviour at the address in Eastcroft Road had been reported to police over several months, and Eston Neighbourhood Officers and Redcar & Cleveland Borough Council had worked together to gather evidence to present to the Magistrates’ Court on Wednesday.
Those living in the property were evicted and the house will now be closed for three months.
A 14-year-old boy had to be taken to hospital after he was knocked off his bike in a suspected hit and run.
Cleveland Police said the teenager was riding a bright green men’s mountain bike along Acklam Road, heading towards Middlesbrough town centre, when a silver or grey car, described as old, clipped the rear wheel of his bike, knocking him onto the road
The collision, which is being treated as a suspected hit and run, occurred on Acklam Road, in Middlesbrough, at around 8.10am on Tuesday November 22nd.
The force has now launched an appeal to find the driver, anyone with CCTV covering the area or dashcam footage is asked to contact officers on the non-emergency number 101.