Cleveland Police are appealing for witnesses and information following a collision involving a pedestrian and a vehicle in Ormesby;

A man in his 80s has sadly died following a crash on a road in North Yorkshire;

...and leaders at Middlesbrough Council have been told emergency financial help is now needed to avoid effective bankruptcy.

 

Cleveland Police are appealing for witnesses and information following a collision involving a pedestrian and a vehicle in Ormesby.

The incident occurred on Allendale Road, outside St Gabriel's Catholic Primary School at around 8.35am on Tuesday.

It involved a black Vauxhall Astra and a young child who was taken to James Cook University Hospital with a broken leg.

Enquires are ongoing and officers are appealing for anyone with information or any relevant dash cam to contact them on the non-emergency number 101.

 

A man in his 80s has sadly died following a crash on a road in North Yorkshire.

The collision happened at around 5.30pm on Tuesday, December 10 on the A172 near to Swainby.

It involved a male pedestrian and a Range Rover vehicle.

Paramedics from the Yorkshire Ambulance Service attended the scene but the pedestrian, in his 80s, was pronounced dead a short time later.

The road was closed, and diversions were put in place while emergency crews attended the scene and an initial investigation was carried out.

Officers are now appealing for witnesses or anyone with dash cam footage to come forward.

 

Leaders at Middlesbrough Council have been told emergency financial help is now needed to avoid effective bankruptcy.

In a stark warning to the Executive, a report said a request for exceptional financial support must be made to the Government this month.

If they choose not to approve the move at a meeting next week, or a financial life raft is insufficient, a section 114 notice will be issued.

All councils are legally required to ensure the budget is balanced by March, and expenditure is not more than income. 

Despite proposed cost-cutting measures, Middlesbrough Council still faces a £6.3m funding deficit.

A raft of asset sales and a transformation programme of services have already been signed off while further savings proposals totalling £14m are out for public consultation.

They include job cuts, reduced waste collection and a council tax increase of 4.99 per cent.


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