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Woman assaulted during night out in Middlesbrough
WOMAN ASSAULTED: Cleveland Police are appealing for information after a 23-year-old woman was assaulted by a man during a night out in Middlesbrough. She was attacked while in the beer garden of The Junction pub in Middlesbrough, at around 7pm on Monday, February 25. The victim suffered a fractured cheekbone and serious facial bruising. A 31-year-old man has been arrested and bailed pending further enquiries. Any witnesses or anyone with information can call 101 or the charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800-555-111.
ORIENTEERING COURSE: THERE is another chance for adults in Hartlepool to try orienteering on a new six-week course. Organised by Hartlepool Council’s sport and physical activity team as part of its ‘Begin 2’ programme, it is on Tuesday evenings from March 19 through to April 30 (excluding April 2) from 5.30pm to 6.30pm in Summerhill country park. For more information or to book, call 01429-284050 or e-mail email@example.com
BENCH STOLEN: Police are appealing for information following the theft of a bench on the same day that it was installed next to a bus stop on Broadway East in Dormanstown, near Redcar, on Tuesday, February 26. The green bench, which is made of metal, was removed by pulling it from the concrete base. It is worth around £500. Anyone with information regarding the whereabouts of the bench or anyone who may have witnessed the theft, is asked to contact PC Lee Jarvis of Redcar and Cleveland Police on the non-emergency 101 number or Crimestoppers on 0800-555-111.
STARGAZING MEETING: The Cleveland and Darlington Astronomical Society’s (CaDAS) next meeting is "Twinkle, Twinkle, Little Star", by Dr Johanna Jarvis of Astronomy Tuition on Friday, March 8, at 7.15pm, for a 7.30pm start. The venue is The Planetarium, Wynyard Woodland Park, Thorpe Thewles, near Stockton. Admission for members of the public is £2 for adults, and £1.50 for concessions.
SEWER WORKS: A five month scheme to help prevent sewer flooding in Norton, near Stockton, will begin next week. Northumbrian Water has announced it is investing £875,000 to upgrade the sewerage network in the Ashton Road area. The improvement scheme, beginning on Monday, March 11, will involve installing 635 metres of sewer pipe on Ashton Road and will reduce the risk of flooding to eight properties.