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Steel recycling plant plans are revealed
SHADOW BUSINESS SECRETARY Rebecca Long-Bailey, will today announce more details of Labour’s plans for a £500m steel recycling plant in Redcar, which the party says would create 1,100 jobs.

Girl suffers head injury after being hit by Vauxhall Corsa in Eaglescliffe
A DASHCAM footage appeal has been launched by police after an 11-year-old girl was hit by a car at home time on Wednesday afternoon.

Tour de Yorkshire 'could bring £3m to Redcar'
THE costs and the potential economic boost of the coming to Teesside next spring have been revealed.

Winning EuroMillions lottery ticket is claimed on Teesside
A LOTTERY ticket worth £1m has finally been claimed in the North-East after remaining unclaimed for almost four weeks.

Business Enterprise Fund in Billingham reaches 15th year lending
A SOCIAL enterprise which has an office in the Tees Valley has celebrated 15 years of lending as it reaches its £70m milestone.

Army veterans use sewing skills to fit out new cocktail bar
A COUPLE who share a love for restoring classic cars have turned their passion into a small business.

Security firm Close Protection Security raising bar after contract win
A FAST-growing Teesside security firm has achieved a £1m first-year turnover after signing a two-year, six-figure deal with logistics giant AV Dawson.

Rayven to sing at Redcar Christmas event
A YOUNG girl who has used her singing talent to raise hundreds of pounds for charity will sing at Redcar Christmas lights switch-on, on Saturday.

Robber ruined his own Christmas Eve release date after going on the run from Kirklevington Grange prison
A MAN who has a 'predisposition to burglary – in an enthusiastic way' has missed the chance of being set free from prison on Christmas Eve after going on the run for 12 hours.

Teesside Hospice targeted by thieves for second time
THIEVES broke into a hospice's fundraising van overnight, causing thousands of pounds worth of damage.