Car parking charges have been suspended in Middlesbrough car parks. The removal of charges will cover all Council-run pay and display car parks and on-street parking meters. The move is aimed at helping those who need to park in the town centre for work, and the suspension will remain in place for the foreseeable future.
A new volunteering group is being recruited from across Middlesbrough's communities as the town strengthens its defences against the Covid-19 outbreak. And Middlesbrough Council is also urging those in need of help and support to get in touch so assistance can be arranged for those who are not able to manage.
Support and advice is being offered to Middlesbrough's army of 'informal carers'. They're the local heroes who care for family members and loved ones, often on a voluntary basis. Middlesbrough Council's Adult Social Care Department this week issued key advice to help them stay safe and healthy during the ongoing Coronavirus outbreak