Zetland FM Local News - 10th June 2022
Police are appealing for witnesses and information following an attempted robbery in Dormanstown;
Members of the public are being invited to a special drop-in event to give their views on multi-million pound plans for Redcar;
...and a service will be held in Redcar this weekend to commemorate the 40th anniversary of the Falklands war.
Police are appealing for witnesses and information following an attempted robbery in Dormanstown.
The incident happened around 7:10pm on Sunday at Farndale Off Licence on Farndale Square.
A male entered the store in possession of a knife and demanded cash and a mobile phone.
The suspect is described as a white male, wearing a black face mask, black North Face coat, black and white Adidas tracksuit bottoms and black Nike trainers.
Fortunately no one was injured in the incident and the suspect made off empty handed in the direction of Glaisdale Avenue.
Anyone with information or any witnesses are asked to contact Redcar & Cleveland CID on the non-emergency number 101.
Members of the public are being invited to a special drop-in event to give their views on multi-million pound plans for Redcar.
Taking place at the Redcar Civic Centre on Wednesday 15 June from 11am to 6pm, the event will showcase three projects, which have been developed by the Redcar Town Deal Board, who have been tasked by government to help transform and regenerate the town.
A total of £25 million was awarded last year, as part of the Government’s Town Deal initiative.
The Town Deal Board was established to come up with sustainable plans and representatives from across the community, including businesses and the private sector, got involved.
At the drop-in event, architects, designers and the project team will be available to answer any questions as they talk through the proposals.
A service will be held in Redcar this weekend to commemorate the 40th anniversary of the Falklands war.
The Redcar Branch of the Royal British Legion will be holding a service a very short parade at Redcar Cenotaph at 11am on Sunday, to which members of the public are welcome to attend.
There will be short parade from the street adjacent to the Cenotaph, then a service of Remembrance at the Cenotaph.
The Deputy Lieutenant, the local Mayor and MP have been invited to attend for the service and wreath laying.