Cleveland Potash has announced plans to begin a public consultation programme in preparation for seeking a planning permission extension.Read the full story ›
Cleveland Police say three people have died after apparently using low quality heroin which is being sold in the Stockton area.
A man and a woman died this morning after being taken to the University Hospital of North Tees. A second man died earlier this month, and police are linking the deaths.
Police are warning heroin users to be aware that a harmful batch of the drug is in circulation.
”Obviously we don’t advocate anyone should buy any type of drugs - but we are aware there are batches of particularly harmful heroin on the streets which are being peddled by dealers as a higher standard than they are and they are putting people’s lives at risk.”
A rapist who kept women captive in his home as sex slaves and hid a schoolgirl behind a false wall is facing a lengthy prison sentence.Read the full story ›
Police are appealing for witnesses to an incident in which a 16-year- old girl suffered a broken ankle and shin in Hartlepool.
The incident, which is believed to have involved a Ford Mondeo taxi, happened at around 4.30pm on Thursday 22nd December on Raby Road near to the junction of Middleton Road.
The girl was taken to the University Hospital of North Tees for treatment and required surgery for her injuries.
Any independent witnesses are asked to contact PC Amanda Stokes from the Cleveland and Durham Specialist Operations Unit on the non-emergency number 101, quoting event number 231698.
The force promises to transform the way it handles complaints.Read the full story ›
Drugs and cash worth millions were seized by police officers across Cleveland last year.Read the full story ›
At a hearing last year Nadeem Saddique was successful in claiming direct discrimination and victimisation against Cleveland PoliceRead the full story ›
The candidates standing for the next Cleveland Area Police and Crime Commissioner have now been announced.Read the full story ›
Cleveland Police say 35 hens have been stolen and four cockerels found headless at an allotment in New Marske.
The animals were found after someone entered the allotment at the rear of New Marske Methodist Church overnight on Tuesday March 1 into Wednesday March 2.
To have someone find their animals killed in such a way is unthinkable and sickening. Anyone with information regarding the incident or those responsible is asked to contact police."
Among the dead at Didcot is 'Whitby' Mick Collings from Brotton in East Cleveland.Read the full story ›