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Cars stolen while left warming up

Sites of stolen cars Credit: I

Three cars on Teesside have been stolen after being left unattended with their engines running to de-ice them.

The first car was taken just after 7.00am in Eaglescliffe. Another was taken half an hour later in Stockton and then just before 10.00am a third was stolen in Billingham. It's understood the drivers are unlikely to be covered by their insurance and police are advising people to take care.

Car smashes into garden wall - driver confirmed dead

A man has died following what Cleveland Police describe as a "medical episode" while he was driving this afternoon.

It happened on Station Road in Eaglescliffe at 3pm.

Police say the driver of a BMW, believed to be in his 60’s, collided with a Ford Mondeo after having a "medical episode".

He then veered across the road onto the junction of Station Road and Yarm Road where he went through a garden wall.

The man, who hasn't been formally identified, was pronounced dead at the scene.

There were no passengers in the car and no other people were injured.


Appeal after man dies in A19 collision

Police are appealing for witnesses after a man from Eaglescliffe died in a collision on the northbound carriageway of the A19 near the Cleveland Tontine.

It happened just after 7pm on Tuesday 28 January at the start of the off-slip for the A172 to Stokesley when a silver Audi TT left the road and crashed into a road sign

The driver of the car, a 55-year-old man, died at the scene of the crash. He was the only occupant of the car.

Officers are appealing for anyone with anyone who saw the silver Audi travelling along the A19 at around 7pm or witnessed the collision itself, to get in contact with them.

Improvements to a Teesside station

Plans to transform Eaglescliffe Station in a £1million redevelopment are a step nearer to completion.

It is part of the Tees Valley Rail Network Improvements programme, which has seen upgrades to a number of stations in the area.

Work at Eaglescliffe is due to start in November.

The new facilities include a waiting room, CCTV and platform benches. There are also plans to extend the car park.

Passenger numbers have risen from 136,000 per year to 150,000 over the past year.

Money from the Department for Transport, Network Rail and Grand Central will pay for the work.

Body found is missing Teesside woman

Carol Millman had been missing for 2 days before her body was found Credit: Cleveland Police

A body pulled from the River Tees has been identified as 69 year old Carol Milman who had gone missing.

Police carried out extensive searches after her disappearance from her home in Eaglescliffe on Saturday 4th May.

They are not treating her death as suspicious.

Mountain rescue helping with search for missing Teesside woman

Cleveland Mountain Rescue are helping to search for missing Carol Millman Credit: ITV

Cleveland Mountain Rescue have been called in to help search for a missing woman from Teesside.

Carol Millman, 69, was last seen at her home in Eaglescliffe on Saturday night.

Cleveland Mountain Rescue search for missing Carol Millman in Eaglescliffe Credit: ITV


Fire was started on purpose

A fire that ripped through a row of shops was started on purpose, police and fire services said today.

The fire happened on Saturday May 19, in a row of shops in Eaglescliffe, known locally as Orchard Shops. causing extensive damage.

Cleveland Fire Brigade and the Police would like anyone with any information to come forward with any information.

"We are asking people to come forward with any information to this devastating fire; we cannot accept that lives are affected by such malicious acts and the sooner we receive information the better"

– Tony Churchill, District Manager for Stockton, Cleveland Fire and Rescue

Council to help businesses damaged by fire

Fire guts shops at weekend Credit: ITV

Stockton Council has offered to help businesses in Eaglescliffe which were gutted by fire at the weekend. A row of shops - including a laundrette and a take-away - were destroyed in the blaze on Durham Lane in the early hours of Saturday morning.

Fire guts shops at weekend Credit: ITV

The Sainsburys store at the end of the precint re-opened today (Tuesday), though the future of the damaged shops remains unclear.

Fire started in Pizza shop

Fire fighters have confirmed the fire which destroyed a row of shops on Teesside yesterday started in a Pizza shop.

The blaze broke out in Figaro Pizza shop on Durham Lane shortly after the take away closed at 1am on Saturday morning.

An investigation is still trying to determine what caused the fire, which spread quickly to neighbouring shops.

Five businesses were completely destroyed and several others were severely damaged by the smoke.

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