Zetland FM Local News - 2nd September 2020
A further 28 new coronavirus cases have been recorded in the past 24 hours on Teesside;
Fire crews were called to tackle a blaze at a garage in Hemlington yesterday evening;
...and Police in Redcar have seized a car which was being driven illegally.
A further 28 new coronavirus cases have been recorded in the past 24 hours on Teesside.
An update released yesterday by Public Health England shows another rise in covid-19 cases across the area, with Middlesbrough the worst affected, recording a rise of 12.
However Redcar and Cleveland also saw a rise in cases, with an increase of six from 754 to 760.
The localised breakdown of cases in our area reveals that there were 16 confirmed coronavirus cases in our area, 8 in Redcar East, 5 in Dormanstown and 3 in Marske.
Fire crews were called to tackle a blaze at a garage in Hemlington yesterday evening.
Firefighters were contacted just after 8pm yesterday to the garage fire at a property on Aviemore Road.
Images posted on social media showed a bright orange glow and smoke billowing into the night sky.
No details about what caused the fire are available at the present time.
Police in Redcar have seized a car which was being driven illegally.
Officers from the Redcar Neighbourhood Team seized the Ford Focus vehicle on Coatham Road in Redcar on Friday.
The police action came after the driver was reported for driving whilst disqualified and driving with no insurance.
Police are asking for anyone who has information about criminal activity in our area to call them on the non-emergency number 101, or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.