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Redcar MP: Government must move quickly on hydrogen or risk being left behind
TEESSIDE could play a major role in the UK’s hydrogen economy as a new report looks to set out the steps the Government must take to decarbonise domestic heating, industry and transport.

Help save Redcar and Saltburn beach's donkeys
A GO Fund Me page has been set up for Redcar and Saltburn beach's donkeys after it is only the second time the donkey rides have been forced to be put on hold - this time due to the coronavirus pandemic.

Crime reduction initiative helps young people in Cleveland turn their life around
INITIATIVES to prevent young people in Cleveland from engaging in criminal behaviour have achieved reduced levels of antisocial behaviour and reoffending in just 12 months.

Anger at Redcar MP Jacob Young’s post-trim ‘Tory cuts’ tweet
A CONSERVATIVE MP has been attacked as “crass” and “sneering” after he posted a tweet of his before and after haircut and referred to Tory cuts.

Letters: 'No accountability when 20,000 jobs are promised over 20 years'
I MUST agree with former Redcar MP Anna Turley when she writes about the lack of jobs and accountability from the South Tees Development Corporation, (Echo, June 30).

Ex-partner's campaign of abuse left victim terrified to return home
A MAN who tormented his former partner with threats of violence and intimidation has been jailed after smashing his way into her home, covering their young child in broken glass.

Cleveland Police and Crime Commissioner hits back at critics
A POLICE boss has hit back at his political critics and branded them 'hypocrites' as row over suspension escalates.

'Inept' blackmail threat to publish intimate sexual images earns man a two years prison sentence
A BLACKMAILER has been jailed after extorting money out of his victim by threatening to publish intimate, sexual videos and pictures.

Political row brewing over 'scandal'-hit Cleveland Police
THE police and crime commissioner of Cleveland has been criticised following the latest development at the force.

'No plans' for local lockdowns in North-East
COUNCILS in the North-East say they have no plans for local lockdowns amid a row over access to testing data.