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A round up of Local News in Redcar and Cleveland for 1st March 2016


Police are appealing for information after a property on Guisborough Road in Middlesbrough was broken into.

The incident occurred on Friday 19th February between 6:30pm and 11:55pm.

A red Volkswagen Fox was stolen as well as a silver 13” MacBook, a black HP laptop, a silver IPAD, a PlayStation 4 and PlayStation games.

A 42-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of burglary and has been released on bail pending further enquiries.

Anyone with information regarding the incident or the whereabouts of the stolen vehicle or items is asked to contact DC Andrew Cartwright on the non-emergency number 101, Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or www.crimestoppers-uk.org.


Officers from Cleveland Police are appealing for information after two road traffic accidents in our area last week.

On Thursday just after 6pm a Volkswagen Polo and a Seat Altea collided on Majuba Road, approximately 100m East of the Coatham Road roundabout in Redcar.

The 81-year-old male driver of the VW Polo was taken to James Cook University Hospital with chest injuries.

The 40-year-old male driver, together with two young children travelling in the Seat suffered minor injuries but did not receive medical treatment.

Police are also appealing for information after an incident in which a Saab 9-3 collided with a fence and a tree on the A171 eastbound, approximately 150 metres prior to Middlesbrough Road roundabout in Guisborough.

The incident occurred on Friday at around 11am. The Great North Air Ambulance attended the scene and emergency services closed the road whilst the 36-year-old male driver was removed from the vehicle and treated for his injuries. He is currently being treated at James Cook University Hospital for a severely broken leg.

Anyone who may have witnessed the manner of driving of the Saab 9-3 or an Audi A3 on the A171 eastbound prior to the incident, or Thursdays incident at Redcar, is asked to contact the Cleveland and Durham Specialist Operations Unit on the non-emergency number 101.


Youngsters from across our area are gearing up for the performance of their lives.

440 youngsters from five different schools will be perform songs from the West End in front of a 1,000-strong audience at the Sage in Gateshead tomorrow evening.

Children from Ormesby Secondary school, Normanby Primary, Brambles Primary, Dormanstown and Pennyman schools will be performing songs from famous musicals including Les Miserables and Oliver.

It is hoped that performing at the Sage will help to prepare the younsgters for a performance at the Royal Albert Hall which is hoped to be arranged in two years time.

If you'd like to go along, the show gets underway at 6pm tomorrow evening at The Sage in Gateshead.

Tickets are priced between £10-£12.

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