Police are appealing for information following damage to four vehicles in the Stainsby Hill area of Thornaby in the early hours of New Year’s Day.

Wing mirrors were damaged on four cars on Blackbush Walk, Middleton Avenue and Firbeck Walk between 2am and 8am on Tuesday, January 1.

Anyone with information is asked to contact PC David Green of Thornaby Neighbourhood Policing Team on the non-emergency 101 number or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800-555111.

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WOMAN INJURED: A female driver was taken to hospital after her car collided with a lorry on Forty Foot Road, on the Riverside Industrial Estate in Middlesbrough today (MONDAY JANUARY 7) at about 8.50am.

The Great North Air Ambulance (GNAA) was called to help at the scene. The 63-year-old woman was freed from the car and assessed by a GNAA doctor and paramedics before being taken to James Cook University Hospital by road ambulance, with minor injuries.

BUMS AND TUMS: An eight-week “bums and tums” keep fit course starts in Hartlepool on Tuesday, January 15.

Classes will be held in the pavilion at Grayfields recreation ground each Tuesday from 6.15pm to 7pm until March 5.

The programme costs £20 per person. For further information or to reserve a place call the Sport and Recreation Service on 01429-523946 or e-mail sport.recreation@hartlepool.gov.uk