Zetland FM Local News - 22nd April 2023
Four youths been arrested in connection with a robbery on an elderly man in Teesville;
British Cycling have revealed the route details for this year's British National Road Championships which are taking place in Redcar and Cleveland;
...and residents of our area are being reminded that local elections are taking place in a couple of weeks.
Four youths been arrested in connection with a robbery on an elderly man in Teesville.
All four, who are all aged 16, have been arrested on suspicion of robbery.
Three have been bailed whilst enquiries continue and the fourth remains in police custody.
As we reported on Zetland FM, the incident happened around 9:30pm last Wednesday on Ashkirk Road, when the 86-year-old man was dragged from his vehicle and on to the road before also throwing his dog from the vehicle whilst stationary.
The car was then driven away towards Lime Road by the suspects.
The victim was taken to hospital for treatment to facial injuries but has since been released.
British Cycling have revealed the route details for this year's British National Road Championships which are taking place in Redcar and Cleveland.
A total of 10 coveted national champion’s jerseys are up for grabs across the three days of racing from 21-25 June, with the time-trials starting and finishing in neighbouring North Yorkshire on Croft Motor Racing Circuit, the circuit races centered around the coastal streets of Redcar town centre, and the road races starting and finishing in Saltburn.
The two road races are set to be decided by a steep climb to the finish up Saltburn Bank.
Full details of the routes that the cyclists will be taking are available on the Redcar and Cleveland Borough Council website, at redcar-cleveland.gov.uk
Residents of our area are being reminded that local elections are taking place in a couple of weeks.
Elections are happening across England on Thursday 4 May.
If you are voting at a polling station, then you will need to bring photo ID with you, such as a driving licence or passport.
If you don’t have photo ID, you can apply for one for free on the Electorial Commision website, at electoralcommission.org.uk