Author: Sarah Irving

FREE Winter road safety vehicle check

Cleveland Fire Brigade with the Cleveland Road Safety Partnership is offering motorists free drive-thru vehicle safety checks to keep everyone safe on the roads this winter. The drop-in sessions at Coulby Newham Community Fire station on Saturday 11 December (10am to 3pm) includes checks on tyres, lights, wipers, fluid levels and washer bottles   – and you can also pick-up a free ice-scraper and screen wash … Read more FREE Winter road safety vehicle check »

Update on Incident: Tees Rep Biomass Power Station

Friday 19 November 2021 Statement on Incident at Tees Rep Biomass Power Station from MGT Teesside: The situation on site has remained stable for 48 hours. It has now moved from Emergency Response to a site issue. The site is in a recovery status which will be managed by the risk management team at MGT who will be monitoring the situation 24/7. The water shield installed yesterday … Read more Update on Incident: Tees Rep Biomass Power Station »

Emergency services under attack

Cleveland Fire Brigade and Cleveland Police have condemned attacks on officers attending rubbish fires in Cass House  Road , Hemlington, last night. Police attended after reports that fire brigade colleagues were faced with a large group of people setting fires and then throwing items such as bottles and stones at the fire crews attending. Police vehicles were also targeted with a window smashed in one … Read more Emergency services under attack »

Putting speed in the spotlight

Speeding drivers are being steered in the right direction as a national road safety campaign comes to Middlesbrough this month. Cleveland’s Strategic Road Safety Partnership welcomed the Project EDWARD team to Middlesbrough Community Fire Station on Tuesday 14 September as they stop off on their nationwide road trip to witness local road safety initiatives. Project EDWARD (Every Day Without a Road Death) is an annual … Read more Putting speed in the spotlight »