Brambles & Thorntree ward Councillor Graham Wilson has called for action to clear up a mile-long stretch of Spencerbeck Beck along the boundary with neighbouring Redcar & Cleveland. The area near Thorntree Park has become a magnet for fly-tipping, arson, vandalism and broken glass.
Local volunteers and environmental champions joined forces for a special Earth Day clean-up at a historic Middlesbrough site. The ‘Arty' in Acklam is a popular spot with dog walkers, taking its name from the medieval artificial ponds that once served nearby Acklam Hall.
Middlesbrough's big name stores and independent businesses are being encouraged to sign up to the town's gift card scheme. Retail, hospitality and leisure businesses across Middlesbrough can sign up to the scheme for free, as Covid-19 restrictions continue to ease.
Middlesbrough Mayor Andy Preston today urged residents not to "suffer in silence" and report crime and anti-social behaviour to police and the council. The Mayor visited Pallister Park alongside officers from Cleveland Police, Thirteen Housing and the Neighbourhood Safety Team following an incident which saw a Polish family victimised.
One conversation at a time, committed staff and volunteers from a Middlesbrough community centre are helping to protect people of a diverse neighbourhood from Covid-19. Using the power of word of mouth, staff at Breckon Hill Community Centre are doing invaluable work to keep families safe.