Zetland FM Local News - 5th October 2018
One of the UK’s biggest sporting events – the Tour de Yorkshire – is coming to Redcar and Cleveland;
Police are appealing for the driver of a Honda CRV to come forward following a collision with a BMW 3 series at the junction of Kirkleatham Lane, Trunk Road and Corporation Road in Redcar;
...and a man know as the 'Singing street sweeper' has been named Guisborough's Citizen of the Year.
One of the UK’s biggest sporting events – the Tour de Yorkshire – is coming to Redcar and Cleveland.
The borough has been chosen to host a stage of the cycle race in 2020
Our area will host a stage of what has become a huge sporting event capable of attracting world class cycling stars.
Councillor Carl Quartermain, Cabinet Member for Culture, Tourism and Communications, spoke to Zetland FM about the opportunities the race will bring to our area.
Police are appealing for the driver of a Honda CRV to come forward following a collision with a BMW 3 series at the junction of Kirkleatham Lane, Trunk Road and Corporation Road in Redcar.
The incident occurred on Tuesday at around 11.20 in the morning.
Following the collision it is believed the driver of the Honda left the scene on the back of a motorcycle prior to police arrival.
As a result of the collision the 28-year-old female driver of the BMW was taken to James Cook University Hospital where she was treated for minor injuries.
The 25-year-old female passenger of the same vehicle was also taken to the same hospital where she is being treated for abdominal injuries.
Anyone who has any information regarding the driver of the Honda or anyone who witnessed the collision is asked to contact PC Daniel Waugh from Cleveland Police on the non-emergency number 101.
A man know as the 'Singing street sweeper' has been named Guisborough's Citizen of the Year.
Steve Simpson, Guisborough's very own 'singing street sweeper' was presented with the Citizen of the Year Award at the Guisborough Town Council annual Civic Evening, which was held on the 27 September.
Guisborough Mayor, Councillor Mrs Janice Skelton presented Mr Simpson with the award, saying that he goes above and beyond his role, is always polite and friendly to everyone he encounters, and is an asset to the town."
Steve, who is 56, and has been cleaning in and around Guisborough for the past three years, told Zetland FM that he wasn't expecting to receive the award, but that it's really nice to be recognised.