A charity drive by Middlesbrough Councillors is focusing on new arrivals from crisis-hit Afghanistan. The cross-party group - Cllrs Joan McTigue, Alma Hellaoui and Brian Hubbard - have been collecting clothes, toys and bedding for those in need over the last two years.
Following a colourful pop-up event in 2019, Pride makes its return to Middlesbrough, taking over popular artisan market Orange Pip on Saturday, October 2. Relocated to Centre Square, Middlesbrough Pop-up Pride brings an afternoon of celebration for the Tees Valley LGBTQIA+ community and allies.
People in Middlesbrough are being asked to suggest places which might benefit from the installation of a Changing Places toilet. Changing Places toilets are 3m x 4m and are larger than a standard wheelchair accessible toilet and can make a huge difference to families being able to enjoy going out together and provide a dignified toilet facility for those with disabilities.
A community has pulled together to force evictions on the tenants of three properties who have been causing major anti-social issues. Middlesbrough Council's Neighbourhood Safety Team issued a number of warnings to people in the Park End and Beckfield ward due to complaints over repeatedly recurring bad behaviour.
The opportunity to redevelop the St Hilda's and Middlehaven areas of Middlesbrough is greater than ever before, a new report outlines. Middlesbrough Mayor Andy Preston and his Executive team will next week be asked to approve outline plans that could see development in four separate zones in the oldest part of town.