Zetland FM Local News - 15th October 2022
The opening date for Redcar's brand new Regent Cinema has been confirmed;
A second teenager has been arrested in connection with an assault in Middlesbrough on Wednesday evening;
...and Cleveland Police have announced they will be taking part in a national speeding campaign next week.
The opening date for Redcar's brand new Regent Cinema has been confirmed.
The new cinema, which replaces the previous building on the Esplanade in Redcar, will open it's doors for the first time on the evening of Friday 21st October.
Tickets will go on sale online from Monday, and the first films on the three big screens will be family music comedy 'Lyle, Lyle, Crocodile' and the new DC film 'Black Adam', starring Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson.
Around 20 jobs, mainly part-time, have been created for local people and the cinema is expected to boost the local economy with the increased footfall using local bars, restaurants, and shops before and after visiting the cinema.
A second teenager has been arrested in connection with an assault in Middlesbrough on Wednesday evening.
The incident happened on Gresham Road in the town at around 10:40pm, when a 59-year-old man suffered stab wounds and was taken to James Cook University Hospital, where he remains in a stable condition.
His injuries are not believed to be life threatening.
A 16-year-old boy arrested in connection with the incident yesterday, and the 18-year-old male who was arrested yesterday, have both been bailed with conditions whilst enquiries continue.
Officers are continuing with their enquiries and are appealing to any witnesses, or anyone with footage from dash cam, phones or CCTV, to contact them on the non-emergency number 101.
Cleveland Police have announced they will be taking part in a national speeding campaign next week.
Beginning on Monday, the week-long awareness-raising campaign is also taking place during Tyre Safety Month, so officers will also be taking the opportunity to examine tyres to ensure they're safe and roadworthy, whilst providing education around legal limits and condition.
The Camera Safety Team will carry out checks of vehicles' speeds on Cleveland's roads throughout the week alongside roads policing officers, as part of a series of campaigns focussed on what is known as 'the Fatal Four'.
These are the four main causes of serious and fatal collisions which are: speed, not wearing seatbelts, distraction, and drink or drug driving.