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Firefighters tackling major fire at plastic recycling plant
FIREFIGHTERS are still on the scene of a major fire which broke out at a recycling plant last night.

MP Simon Clarke praises British Steel Skinningrove for avoiding job losses
AN MP has praised British Steel for ensuring there will be no redundancies during a three week pause of production due to coronavirus.

Sewing group makes scrubs for the NHS
A GROUP of sewing enthusiasts from around the region have pledged to help the NHS by making scrubs for medical staff to wear in hospital.

Research shows more drivers are speeding since the lockdown began
DRIVERS are being warned to slow down to protect increasing numbers of pedestrians using the roads to exercise as a result of the lockdown.

These services in Teesside are open for domestic abuse victims who need help during lockdown
VICTIMS of domestic abuse are being urged not to suffer in silence during the coronavirus crisis.

Packages on offer to aid clubs during period of enforced closure
THE club movement has been urged to continue supporting its local communities and look after vulnerable members of society, during, “this time of major uncertainty”.

Redcar food bank thanks community after raising £2,000
A FOOD bank has thanked its community after more than £2,000 was raised in just over a week to help keep supplies on the shelves during the coronavirus crisis.

Redcar rallies around the most vulnerable
EMERGENCY support with food supplies, medication and measures to combat loneliness are being rolled out in Redcar and Cleveland.

Cleveland fire service asks for public help in tackling 'mindless arson'
A FIRE brigade has urged the public to help it tackle "midless arson" after a large fire at a farm.

Woman and baby 'threatened with knife' during break-in
A WOMAN and children were left traumatised after three men broke into their house and made threats with a knife.