Zetland FM Local News - 24th February 2022
Northumbrian Water is currently working on an emergency repair to a damaged sewer pipe that is spilling onto the beach and into the North Sea at Saltburn;
A man has been arrested on suspicion of loan sharking and drug offences following an operation in Middlesbrough;
...and Police are appealing for information following a report of a collision in Middlesbrough.
Northumbrian Water is currently working on an emergency repair to a damaged sewer pipe that is spilling onto the beach and into the North Sea at Saltburn.
The pipe was damaged by a third party working in the Cat Nab Car Park, next to Skelton Beck.
The water company is working to fix this as soon as possible and the area affected has been cordoned off by Redcar and Cleveland Council.
People are asked to stay away from that area of the beach while this work takes place.
Major repair work is required to fix the damage and is expected to be ongoing for a number of days.
Northumbrian Water say that they will provide updates on timescales as soon as they are available.
In parallel with the emergency repair, tankers will be running continuously to try to reduce the volume of the spill.
The damaged pipe would normally take the waste to the sewage treatment works in Marske.
To protect homes from sewer flooding, Northumbrian Water are unable to stop the flow through the pipe while the repair is carried out.
Northumbrian Water say that they want to assure all customers in the area that every effort is being taken to complete this repair as quickly as possible.
A man has been arrested on suspicion of loan sharking and drug offences following an operation in Middlesbrough.
The England Illegal Money Lending Team worked in partnership with the Middlesbrough Neighbourhood Policing Team and Middlesbrough Council Trading Standards to execute a warrant at an address in Saltersgill on Tuesday.
During the search, officers seized documentation, electronic devices and a quantity of suspected Class A drugs.
The 38-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of illegal money lending, money laundering and possession with intent to supply and was taken into custody for questioning.
He has since been released under investigation pending further enquiries.
Police are appealing for information following a report of a collision in Middlesbrough.
The incident involved a black Mercedes, a silver Ford Fiesta and a grey Vauxhall Corsa, at happened the junction of Cargo Fleet Lane and College Road.
The incident occurred at around 7.35am on Tuesday.
All three cars were recovered from the scene. It is not currently believed anyone suffered serious injuries during the incident.
A 25-year-old man was arrested and released under investigation while enquiries continue.