Zetland FM Local News - 26th October 2023
A man has appeared in court charged with a string of motoring offences in Redcar;
A woman has tragically died following a flat fire in Middlesbrough;
...and the structure which was washed onto Marske beach at the weekend has been confirmed as the hull of a wooden shipwreck.
A man has appeared in court charged with a string of motoring offences in Redcar.
The 38-year-old man was charged with six offences of theft from motor vehicle offences and four offences of vehicle interference.
The charges relate to incidents across Redcar in Lumley Road, Wentwood Close, Warwick Road, Reedsdale Road, Gilling Way, Harewood Way and Arnside Close between 7th and 24th September.
He appeared at Teesside Magistrates’ Court yesterday morning.
A woman has tragically died following a flat fire in Middlesbrough.
Emergency services were called to a property on Park Road North shortly after 6am on Monday morning after reports of a fire.
Despite the best efforts of fire crews, a woman died at the property.
Cleveland Fire Brigade said the cause of the fire is "undetermined" and investigations into the incident are still ongoing.
The structure which was washed onto Marske beach at the weekend has been confirmed as the hull of a wooden shipwreck.
Storm Babet churned up the mysterious object onto the beach at the weekend, consisting of a number of wooden planks held together by solid wooden pegs.
Speculation was rife that it could be part of a shipwrecked boat - and Historic England has now confirmed that it is in fact the hull of a grounded boat.
Many thought that the wreck could belong to Whitby whaling boat The Esk, which sank almost 200 years ago off the coast of Marske in 1826.
Investigations have now been launched by the public body to find out more information about where the ship came from, including when it was built.