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A round up of Local News in Redcar and Cleveland for 11th February 2016

Police are appealing for information after a fail to stop collision involving a blue Ford Focus and what is believed to be a black Mercedes Benz C63. 

The incident occurred on Tuesday at 4.45pm on the eastbound A66 near to Cannon Park. Following the collision, the driver of the black Mercedes did not stop at the scene.

The 32-year-old male driver of the Ford Focus was taken to James Cook University Hospital where he received treatment for minor injuries and was later released. 

The Ford Focus was substantially damaged and it is believed that the Mercedes would have also been extensively damaged.

Police would like the owner of the Mercedes to come forward. Anyone with information regarding the collision or anyone who witnessed it is asked to contact PC Andrew Overton from the Cleveland and Durham Specialist Operations Unit, quoting the event number 024002. 


Officers are asking the public for information after Cash Productions Electronics on Linthorpe Road in Middlesbrough was broken into.

The incident occurred overnight from Sunday 7th February to Monday 8th February.

Large quantities of electronic goods were stolen including mobile phones and tablets, along with game stations and laptops.

Anyone who may have seen the items for sale or anyone who may have witnessed the incident is asked to contact DC Marie Appleby on the non-emergency 101 number, Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or www.crimestoppers-uk.org.


Redcar and Cleveland is to play host to His Royal Highness The Prince of Wales next week.

Prince Charles will be visiting our area to highlight the success of local businesses, the strength of the local community and the work being done since the closure of SSI.

This is the latest of several visits since the last steel crisis of 2010, when The Prince came to show his support for the local community of Redcar. 

The visit will take place next Wednesday 17th February, when the Prince will visit the Redcar and Cleveland Leisure and Community Heart, where he will meet members of the SSI Task Force as well as staff, apprentices and businesses affected by the closure.

The Prince will also meet representatives from local firms who have seen some success recently in growing and creating jobs, as well as members of the Industrial Cadets, a work experience programme inspired by The Prince's visit in 2010, as they celebrate their fifth anniversary.

The Prince will also visit local firm ElringKlinger to meet staff and apprentices, and hear about the way the company has been providing employment and training opportunities.

His Royal Highness, President of Business in the Community, will also head to Kirkleatham to attend a reception for the charity's Business Connecters.

The Prince will also visit the new Redcar Joint Cadet Facility to meet young Cadets  from the Army Cadet Force and the Air Training Corps and hear about their training.

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