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Missing man 'could pose a danger to public'

Stanislav Mielko

Cleveland Police has issued an appeal for help as they search for a man who they say could pose a danger to the public if challenged.

36-year-old Stanislav Mielko was last seen on December 16 in Thornaby. Officers say he has links to the Northumbria Police force area and it is possible he has travelled to London.

He could be in an agitated state. Anyone with information is asked not to approach him and to call 999 immediately.

Text Santa: Alzheimer's Society

In the build up to our Christmas fundraising campaign Text Santa's live show this Friday evening, we're looking at how the money raised will benefit people here in the North East.

Alzheimer's Society is one of the six charities chosen. It funds dementia support workers and pays for activities for people living with dementia and their carers.

Watch Katie Oakes's full report here:


Text Santa: Helping teenagers with cancer

This week on Tyne Tees we'll be hearing about how some of the money being raised for Text Santa will benefit people right here in the North East.

The first charity we are going to see is the Teenage Cancer Trust. They fund specialist units like the one at the Great North Children's hospital, which allow young people to support one another and improve what can be a very isolating situation.

Cameron Asprey from Teesside was given the all clear four years ago:

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