Middlesbrough and the rest of the North East will receive extra national support to tackle high Covid infection rates. The Department of Health and Social Care is to confirm the region will become an 'enhanced response area'.
A group of committed community litter pickers is still going strong despite the upheavals caused by the Covid-19 pandemic. The team gathered at Hemlington Recreation Centre on Friday to enjoy the blazing sunshine and have a catch-up. Then it was down to the serious business of making the whole area spick and span again.
Life-saving jabs and more are up for grabs during a week-long health and wellbeing drive in key Middlesbrough communities. The Covid-19 vaccine - both AstraZeneca and Pfizer - is just one of a range of services and support lined up to help local people live healthier lives.
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