Zetland FM Local News - 16th August 2023
A man has been arrested on suspicion of inflicting grievous bodily harm following an alleged attack outside an Eston pub;
Redcar and Cleveland has been named as the worst location outside London for fly-tipping;
...and Cleveland Police have announced that they are taking part in a summer campaign to tackle drink and drug driving.
A man has been arrested on suspicion of inflicting grievous bodily harm following an alleged attack outside an Eston pub.
A police cordon was erected on Eston High Street, outside The Miners Arms, after a woman was found with a serious head injury.
She was taken to James Cook University Hospital in Middlesbrough.
Officers were called to the scene at around 11.30pm on Sunday after concerns were raised for a woman.
A 32-year-old man was subsequently arrested on suspicion of inflicting grievous bodily harm with intent.
He has now been bailed with conditions.
Anyone with information should contact Cleveland Police on the non-emergency number 101.
Redcar and Cleveland has been named as the worst location outside London for fly-tipping.
Our area ranks as the 13th highest in England for the rate of rubbish dumping incidents, with all incidents scoring higher being in the London region.
According to a study of Government figures, conducted by Reliable Skip Hire, there were 63.07 incidents per 1,000 people in Redcar and Cleveland in 2021/22.
The only other location on the list outside of London was Newcastle, which had 58.05 fly-tipping reports for every 1,000 people.
The first place spot was taken by The City of London, in the heart of the capital, with 289.74 incidents per 1,000 people in 2021/22.
Cleveland Police have announced that they are taking part in a summer campaign to tackle drink and drug driving.
The national campaign led by the National Police Chief's Council will begin on Monday, and will focus on both education and enforcement where appropriate.
Officers from Cleveland Police Roads Policing Unit will carry out patrols and anyone suspected of being under the influence of alcohol or drugs will be tested.
Those who are found to be under the influence and therefore putting their lives at risk and the lives of other road users, will be removed from our area's roads.
Driving under the influence remains one of the main four causes of serious or fatal road traffic collisions.
Police are also reminding anyone who may be drinking at summer BBQ's or out at the pub that alcohol and drugs can remain in someone's system for extended periods of time, and whilst someone may feel fit enough to drive the next morning, they could still be in excess of the legal limit.