A 22-YEAR-OLD man is in hospital after being struck in the face with a glass by a man in a Redcar pub.

The victim has required surgery after the attacked near the toilets in The Deck pub in the early hours of Friday, April 18.

He is in a stable condition but remains in hospital.

A suspect was arrested and has since been bailed. Witnesses should contact DC Matthew Waterfield on Cleveland Police’s non-emergency number 101

WAR COMMEMORATION: People in Stockton are being reminded there is still time to plant sunflowers as part of a special community project to commemorate the start of the First World War. Stockton Council is distributing 1,245 packs of sunflower seeds until next Sunday, April 27 and each pack comes with a tag bearing the name of a soldier to tie around plant stalks. Visit www.1245sunflowers.org for more information

AIR AMBULANCE: A 43-year-old motorbiker was taken to hospital with head and leg injuries after he was in collision with a horse-drawn vehicle. The Great North Ambulance was called to the scene near Yearby, in the Redcar district at 5.20pm on Friday, April 18. Th e man's condition was described as stable in James Cook University Hospital, Middlesbrough.

COFFEE TIME: A coffee morning will be held at All Saints’ Church, Hartburn, Stockton from 10am to 12pim on Saturday, April 26. Entrance £1. All proceeds to Christian Aid.