A SPEED limit has been introduced on the road to Roseberry Topping.

Once a national speed limit, the A173 between Pinchinthorpe and Great Ayton, passing through Newton Under Roseberry, has been changed to 40mph.

Redcar & Cleveland Borough Council have confirmed the new speed limit has come into effect in both directions.

A spokesperson said: "The speed limit has been changed in both directions to Newton Under Roseberry from Great Ayton and Pinchinthorpe on the A173.

"The new speed limit is now 40 miles per hour."