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A round up of Local News in Redcar and Cleveland for Wednesday 20th July 2016.


Two teenagers had to be rescued by the Redcar lifeboats yesterday after they were trapped on rocks by the incoming tide.

Several members of the public dialled 999 after they saw the two having difficulties returning to the shore.

The RNLI crew from Redcar was tasked at noon and the inshore lifeboat launched soon after.

The teenagers, both 19-years-old and from the Middlesbrough area were taken aboard the lifeboat and landed at the lifeboat station.

They were unharmed during the incident and left the scene after being given sea safety advice.

Police are appealing for information after an electric folding tricycle was stolen from a property in Redcar.

The grey Di Blasi R34 trike was taken from a property on Severn Road in the town.

The incident occurred overnight last Friday into Saturday - the 15th and 16th of July.

Anyone who has any information regarding the incident or the whereabouts of the trike is asked to contact PC Gemma Allan on 101 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or www.crimestoppers-uk.org.

The chance to be part of a pop-up choir at this year’s Festival of Thrift is being offered to enthusiastic singers of all ages.

This year’s Festival at Kirkleatham in Redcar on 17 and 18 September is to feature a choir of 170 to celebrate 170 years of steel-making on Teesside.

Led by north-east artists the acapella ensemble 'Mouthful', the choir will present a performance on each day of the Festival and a band of invisible singers will also pop up at various venues across the site throughout the weekend.

They aim to create a Festival choir that brings together people of all ages.

Taking the themes of forging, smelting and tempering as the starting point they will make new songs, re-imagine old songs and perform together. 

The process is open to all and no experience is required, only enthusiasm.


Further details are available on the festival website at festivalofthrift.co.uk

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