Tuesday, September 28, 2010


The 2010 Northumbria in Bloom Awards ceremony was held at the Oakwood Centre in Stockton on Tees on the 13th of September. Saltburn was announced as the Winner of the Amberoll Trophy as the Best Coastal Resort having been awarded a Gold award ahead of Newbiggin by the Sea and South Shields who both achieved Bronze awards.
The Presidents Award for outstanding contribution to Northumbria in Blloom by a private individual was awarded to PC Stuart Smith, Saltburn by the Sea.
Lauriston Care Home, Saltburn won a Silver Gilt award in the Best Kept Grounds of a Care Home, Residential or Convalescent home category.
Saltburn CIU Home won a Silver Gilt Award in the Best Effort for Upkeep of External Premises of Public Houses, Hotels or Other Licensed Premises category.

Monday, September 27, 2010

Saltburn Officer wins individual Northumbria in Bloom Award

Saltburn's Community PC, Stuart Smith, has just won an award in Northumbria in Bloom as the private individual who has made the most outstanding contribution to the annual awards.
PC Smith, who lives in Guisborough, has been Saltburn’s neighbourhood police officer for the last eight years. During that time - as well as his busy normal police duties - he has been enthusiastically involved in the life of the local community joining many local groups including Saltburn in Bloom, for which he is vice-chairman.
He said, "I really enjoy my job and getting involved with local people and the local community. It’s a very rewarding career and no two days are ever the same. Saltburn is a very unique town with an incredibly strong community spirit. As a neighbourhood police officer, I have become involved with as many local groups as possible."
PC Smith was presented with The President’s Trophy, a smart silver cigar box. In his role as an official in Saltburn in Bloom he always has a very busy time on the run up to the In Bloom season. He shows the judges around the resort each year, tends the garden at the local police station and carries out other In Bloom work - all in his own time.
He added, "I was in the Saltburn Forward Group which is now disbanded and was responsible for the cliff lift redevelopment. I’m also a school governor at Saltburn Primary School and a member of Saltburn Cliff Lift and Pier Group."
On his award, he said modestly, !I’m very honoured - it’s a real bonus to add to something you enjoy anyway. I wasn’t aware I was getting it and my parents Peter and Sheena, who are also Bloom activists, were present to witness it."
PC Smith is due to retire at the end of this year, but pledges to carry on with all his Saltburn in Bloom tasks.

Monday, September 20, 2010

Saltburn Vintage Car Event

The vintage car event which was organised by Middlesbrough and District Motor Club, proved to be extremely successful when it took place in Saltburn on Sunday.
Crowds gathered down on the beach to watch the main attraction of the day - the world-renowned French-made Darracq racing car - which raced along the beach just like it did when it broke a British record on June 27 1908 after reaching a top speed of 121 mph.
Visitor, Stephen Dowd said, "It is absolutely amazing to see this car race along the Saltburn Sands just like it did over 100 years ago."

The Darracq with it's owner Algy Guinness outside of the Zetland.

Tuesday, September 07, 2010

Elderly woman dies in road incident.

Police are seeking witnesses to an accident following the death of an eldelry woman who sustained serious injuries after being struck by a car in Saltburn.
The 86-year-old woman, from the Saltburn area, was crossing Marske Road adjacent to the junction with The Chine with her husband when the incident occurred on Saturday at around 12.30pm. They were hit by a blue Volkswagen Passat.
Both husband and wife were taken to James Cook University Hospital in Middlesbrough where the elderly lady was pronounced dead. Her husband was treated for a minor laceration to his left hand. The driver of the Passat was also treated for a minor laceration to his hand. Both were later discharged.
Police are now appealing to anyone who may have witnessed the collision to contact PC Paul Dixon of the roads policing unit on 01642 326326, quoting event number T154248

Sunday, September 05, 2010

Hazelgrove Park opens its doors to the public.

Hazelgrove Park, Milton Street, Saltburn-by-the-sea, Cleveland (TS12 1DE) is opening its doors to the public on Saturday 18th September and Sunday 19th September between 10am and 3pm giving those that may be interested in Park home living a true insight into Park Life.
The desire for a peaceful and secure lifestyle is fuelling demand amongst the older population for specialist Park Home retirement villages which offer greater personal protection and financial security than traditional bricks and mortar homes. Tingdene Parks Limited are a company that can offer you this style of living, which is within easy reach financially and locally, keeping you close to your family and friends and releasing capital tied up within your present property to enable you to truly enjoy your retirement.
Hazelgrove Park is an exclusive Park Home development for the semi-retired and retired. Prices for a two bedroom fully furnished detached park home start from as little as £108,333. Five show homes (one of which is pictured) will be available for viewing on the open day along with a selection of plots available to choose the home of your choice.
IF YOU WOULD LIKE TO LIVE YOUR RETIREMENT LIKE THIS then please come along on the 18th September & 19th September 2010 between 10am and 3pm alternatively for further details please telephone Tingdene Parks Head office or visit the park.
Telephone (Local Rate): 0845 293 8209
E-mail: developments@tingdene.net
Website: http://www.tingdene-parks.net/