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A round up of Local News in Redcar and Cleveland for 16th February 2016


Police are appealing for information after a 35-year-old man was robbed after collapsing unconscious whilst out walking his dog.

The incident occurred on Sunday afternoon at around 4.30pm as the man walked behind Moorcock Close in Eston heading towards Brackenfield Court, close to the bushes.

The victim collapsed after he was taken unwell and when he regained conciousness, he discovered that a large amount of cash had been stolen from the front of his hooded top.

Anyone with information regarding the incident or the identity of the person responsible is asked to contact PC Dawn Brackstone on the non-emergency number 101, Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or www.crimestoppers-uk.org.


Officers are asking for the publics help after a 20-year-old man was robbed of his mountain bike as he cycled along Ladgate Lane in Middlesbrough.

The incident occurred on Friday between 3:40pm and 3:50pm. As the victim cycled under the pass that leads into Coulby Newham, adjacent with Middlesbrough Golf Club, he was pulled from his bike and the male suspect made off with the two-tone grey Carrera Cross Fire mountain bike, back towards Ladgate Lane.

It is believed the suspect was on a BMX bike at the time of the incident and he was wearing all dark clothing and was of slim build.

The victim was uninjured.

Anyone with information regarding the incident, the whereabouts of the bike or the identity of the person responsible is asked to contact PC Paul Mushens from Middlesbrough Integrated Neighbourhood Team.


Redcar & Cleveland Borough Council is encouraging residents to attend one of the Digital Access events taking place throughout February across the borough.

The aim of these events is to get a better understanding from residents on how the council can improve its website, to explore some of the barriers facing residents when accessing services online and to look for ideas on how the council can improve its services digitally.

In the coming weeks the council is hosting events at the libraries in Redcar, Ormesby, South Bank, Guisborough, Loftus and Dormanstown, and wants to gain a better understanding of the types of barriers that residents face when they go online.

The council plans to use the responses to improve Council services and digital access for everyone in the borough.

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