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New mayor Chris Cooke at the election count

Meet your new councillors

Following the local elections in May 2023, Labour have taken control of Middlesbrough Council.

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Foster children

Fostering Fortnight

During Fostering Fortnight, find out how to join Middlesbrough’s amazing fostering community and change a child’s life for the better.

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Middlesbrough council website on a mobile phone

Middlesbrough News

Missing the Love Middlesbrough magazine? Say hello to ‘Middlesbrough News’ - the brand new digital magazine for residents of Middlesbrough!

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Bins on a street in Middlesbrough

Waste and recycling

Check when your bins will be emptied with our online waste and recycling calendars and get top tips for recycling seasonal items.

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What's on

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Arctic Monkeys

Legendary indie rockers, Arctic Monkeys will be performing their new tour in Middlesbrough for one night only.

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Middlesbrough 10k

Run, walk or spectate at one of Middlesbrough's premier sporting events.

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Twisterella Festival

Now in its seventh year, Middlesbrough's ultimate music festival returns with a stellar line-up.