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News in brief: Tuesday in the Tyne Tees region

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Weather: Today

Credit: Met Office

There will be often large amounts of cloud, but also some bright or sunny intervals, and scattered showers.

Some of the showers may be locally heavy.

After a breezy start the wind will gradually ease to become generally light.

Maximum Temperature 20°C.

News in brief: Monday in the Tyne Tees region

North Yorkshire fire service consultation starts

A consultation has been launched today over changes to North Yorkshire fire stations.

The fire service says the number of incidents it attends and the level of risk has fallen over the last ten years, and that in some areas there is an over provision of resources.

The fire stations where changes are proposed are:

  • Harrogate
  • Malton
  • Northallerton
  • Ripon
  • Scarborough
  • Tadcaster
One of the smaller Tactical Response Vehicles which may replace some larger fire engines in North Yorkshire. Credit: ITV Yorkshire

More details are expected later today with one of the proposals expected to be fire engines being replaced by fire vans.

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