Zetland FM Local News - 1st September 2023
Three men have been convicted of poaching offences after they were caught shooting game illegally in our area;
The volunteers of the Cleveland Mountain Rescue Team have been called into action in our area;
...and it's been announced that businesses in parts of Guisborough may be eligible for funding to help improve their shop fronts and premises.
Three men have been convicted of poaching offences after they were caught shooting game illegally in our area.
Police received a report on 29th January this year that three men were spotted in possession of a firearm and poaching grouse on moorland close by Lockwood Beck near Guisborough.
Officers immediately attended the area and detained the three men on suspicion of poaching offences.
A search was conducted by the officers and a firearm was located along with a number of shot grouse.
The three men appeared at Teesside Magistrates’ Court where they all pleaded guilty to a string of poaching offences.
The volunteers of the Cleveland Mountain Rescue Team have been called into action in our area.
Just after five past one yesterday lunchtime, the team were alerted to a request from the Yorkshire Ambulance Service NHS Trust to go to the aid of a male walker who had been taken unwell not far from the summit of Roseberry Topping.
Once the casualty had been assessed by a Team member, he was secured on a mountain rescue stretcher and carefully carried downhill on some awkward terrain for approximately 120-metres until reaching one of the paths that loops around Roseberry Topping.
Then a wheel was fitted to the stretcher to allow him to be ‘wheeled’ approximately 750-metres to a waiting Land Rover.
He was then transferred to the ambulance for further assessment and treatment as necessary at hospital.
It's been announced that businesses in parts of Guisborough may be eligible for funding to help improve their shop fronts and premises.
Thanks to money from the Levelling Up Fund, a commercial grant scheme will help bring buildings back in line with heritage standards.
This means improvements could be made to windows, doors, facades, shop frontage and signage and decoration, all designed to similar traditional appearances.
The businesses eligible are those situated on Westgate, Bakehouse Square, Chaloner Street, Chaloner Mews, Market Place, Bow Street and Fountain Street.
For more information visit the Redcar and Cleveland Borough Council website.