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Saltburn Pier still closed after storm damage

Saltburn Pier remains closed due to damages after the strong winds and stormy weather on Friday 13th January.

Redcar and Cleveland Council are carrying out an assessment of the damage, and expect that there may be further debris at Redcar and Saltburn because of the high tides.

They will be carrying out daily clean ups of the areas.

Saltburn Pier Credit: Neil Squires/Press Association Images


Reward offered for wanted Newcastle man

Police and Crimestoppers are offering a reward for help to catch a wanted Newcastle man.

Dean Wilkinson

Dean Wilkinson, 26 and from Saint Cuthberts Green, is wanted in connection with a burglary and a 'taken without owner's consent' offence.

Enquiries are ongoing to locate him and a reward of up to £1,000 is available for the arrest and conviction of Dean Wilkinson.

If you have any information you are asked to contact the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111 or Northumbria Police on 101.

Sunderland fan Bradley Lowery set to be Everton mascot

Bradley Lowery at Sunderland's game with Everton last September. Credit: SAFC

Sunderland fan Bradley Lowery, who is continuing his ongoing battle with cancer, will lead out the Everton team at Goodison Park on Sunday.

Bradley's story touched thousands over the festive period when more than 250,000 Christmas cards came flooding in to his home in Blackhall, County Durham. Bradley was Sunderland's mascot at their game with Everton last September.

Following the game Everton Football Club pledged a donation of £200,000 towards Bradley's treatment.

The news that the 5-year-old would lead out the Everton team against Manchester City was announced on his Twitter page.

Bradley's supporters said he is 'really excited' to be running out with the players on Sunday.

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