Turf war between North East MPs

Sedgefield MP Phil Wilson has accused Stockton South's James Wharton of visiting Mr Wilson's constituency without notifying him first

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Meeting over children's home plans in Stockton

Controversial plans could see properties in Stockton area made into vulnerable children's homes Credit: ITV Tyne Tees

A council meeting is underway to decide whether to approve plans to turn two properties into homes for vulnerable children in Stockton.

Opponents says it will cause a 'nuisance and disturbance' and lower property values.

Supporters say there is no evidence of an increase in anti-social behaviour.

Appeal after Stockton collision

Police are appealing for witnesses after a car and a cyclist collided in Teesdale, Stockton, on June 11. A 45-year-old man, who was cycling, suffered a fractured leg and was taken to James Cook University Hospital.

Anyone who saw the collision on University Boulevard roundabout with Council of Europe Boulevard is asked to call police on 101.

Appeal after Stockton collision

Police are appealing for information following a collision involving two vehicles in Stockton.

The collision involved a grey Ford Galaxy and a black Vauxhall Vectra at around 3.30pm on Saturday (June 7) on Council of Europe Boulevard towards the A177 Maritime Road.

As a result of the collision the Ford Galaxy flipped over onto its roof.

The 27-year-old woman driving the Ford Galaxy suffered a head injury and bruising to her hand.

She was detained at the University Hospital of North Tees overnight for observation.


Concern for missing teenager

Cleveland Police say they're concerned for the wellbeing of a teenager who's been missing since Saturday morning.

Wendy Stewart, who is 15, was last seen at an address in Stockton at half past ten.

She's described as black, with black hair, brown eyes, of medium build and 5'4" tall.

She was last seen wearing a black leather jacket, black leggings and an orange t-shirt. Anyone with information is asked to contact Cleveland Police

Explosives brought to classroom: school evacuated

Ian Ramsey Church of England School. Credit: ianramsey.org.uk

A school on Teesside was evacuated when a pupil brought ammunition into a classroom.

Police were called to Ian Ramsey Church of England School in Stockton yesterday.

It is understood that the student found the items while diving in the sea.

A spokesperson for Cleveland Police said: “Police were called by staff at the school towards the end of the school day reporting items of concern which had been taken into school by a pupil.

“On arrival, it was discovered that the items were damaged wartime shells which were removed safely and without incident.”

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