City status for Middlesbrough would raise aspirations and create renewed hope for the town's young people, leading education institutions said today. Teesside University, Middlesbrough College and the Northern School of Art have all thrown their weight behind the bid being led by Middlesbrough Council.
Views are being sought on the services available to victims and survivors of domestic abuse across Tees Valley area. The survey will help local authorities gain insight into what ‘safe' accommodation and support is needed across the five boroughs and where gaps might exist.
The musical legacy of Whitney Houston will be brought back to life in a stunning new tribute show at Middlesbrough Town Hall. The Greatest Love of All featuring lead vocal artist, Belinda Davids, has been described as "mind-blowingly spot on" and has already wowed audiences worldwide.
A Middlesbrough Council by-election is being held following the death of Ladgate ward member Councillor June Goodchild. Nomination papers for the election are available from Middlesbrough Council Electoral Services. If the election is contested the poll will take place on Thursday, September 16.
Diggers are on site and construction is underway at three crucial development sites in Middlesbrough. Work is already ongoing to build new homes at St Hilda's as Middlesbrough Council looks to breathe new life into the once-thriving community. A total of 61 new homes are being worked on close to the Captain Cook pub - itself under renovation.
People power can win Middlesbrough the city status it deserves. That's the message from Mayor Andy Preston as the town unites behind its bid for the long-overdue accolade. Civic leaders, businesses and organisations have this week thrown their weight behind the campaign.
Middlesbrough Mela presents Family Day at Albert Park this Sunday, as part of this year's scaled-down offer. The programme includes a variety of fun workshops including dhol drumming, yoga, capoeira and hula hooping, as well as street food, immersive experiences for younger children and a small funfair.
If you go down to the park…there's a treat in store for the whole family next Wednesday (August 11) when Middlesbrough's Albert Park hosts its very own Teddy Bears' Picnic. Families are encouraged to enjoy a picnic in the park while participating in a series of themed activities between 11am and 2pm.