Local residents are being asked for their views on future development in a key Middlesbrough Community. Over the next six weeks they'll have the chance to have their say on the Marton West Neighbourhood Plan. Those views - which can be submitted until Monday, October 26 - will then be fed into an independent public examination.
Mayor Andy Preston and Chief Executive Tony Parkinson say Middlesbrough Council is happy to support Middlesbrough Football Club's government-endorsed ‘return to crowds' pilot fixture. This Saturday 1,000 fans are set to attend the game against Bournemouth at the Riverside Stadium.
Every home in Middlesbrough is receiving vital safety information and free face coverings as the fight to stem the spread of coronavirus moves up a gear. Middlesbrough Mayor Andy Preston is spearheading the latest initiative which will see more than 65,000 leaflets delivered to residents across the borough.
Residents across Middlesbrough are being asked for their views on bigger bins and a proposed move from weekly to fortnightly bin collections. The move - aimed at boosting recycling rates, reducing carbon emissions and waste going to landfill and saving money - would see household waste and recycling collected every two weeks.
Care homes around Middlesbrough and Redcar and Cleveland have been advised to suspend visits in order to protect residents from Covid-19. South Tees Director of Public Health Mark Adams has written to care home managers with new guidance in response to rising infection rates.
Middlesbrough Mayor Andy Preston is set to launch a Covid grant scheme to help small businesses protect their staff and customers. Small businesses and the self-employed will shortly be able to apply for funding to cover the costs of making their environments Covid secure.
Nearly half of Middlesbrough's Coronavirus outbreak cases have involved people under 40. New figures revealed today show that positive cases have increased significantly in Middlesbrough, with nearly 100 new cases of Covid-19 having been diagnosed in the town. Of the 98 confirmed cases, 47 have been of people under 40.
A major funding boost is set to breathe new life into Middlesbrough's Historic Quarter. Grants will be up for grabs to help with repairs and restoration works to businesses and other premises. The quarter was designated a Conservation Area in 1989 and centres around the Grade II-listed railway station, extending north towards Middlehaven and south towards the town centre.
Parents and carers around Middlesbrough are being reassured about the safety measures in schools relating to coronavirus. A small number of schools in the town have this weekend acted fast to advise some staff, pupils and families to isolate following the emergence of positive Covid-19 cases.
Customers who visited Olivello restaurant in Middlesbrough on specific dates in August must self-isolate as a precaution. The public health guidance is being issued to stop the spread of coronavirus in the area. Anyone who was at Olivello on August 25th, 26th, 27th, 28th or 29th must self-isolate for a 14-day period from the date they were at the restaurant.