New parents are being urged to register the latest additions to their family. And they're being reminded that there's a free shopping voucher up for grabs for every registration. Staff at Middlesbrough Register Office are catching up after the initial coronavirus lockdown period, but it's thought around 500 local births remain unregistered.
A Middlesbrough house from which a six-month crime and anti-social behaviour wave happened - including soliciting for sex - has been boarded up and shut down. Middlesbrough Council have secured a court order against 54 Princes Road - whose occupants were described as "neighbours from hell".
A repeat town centre nuisance has been jailed for four months for repeatedly flouting an order designed to protect the public. Action was taken against Stephen Crozier after he was caught breaching the Civil Injunction order banning him from Middlesbrough town centre on numerous occasions.
Middlesbrough Council today sets out its hopes to support businesses and families through Covid while pushing on with building a brighter future. The Council has asked for £7.4m in government funding to deal with the immediate health and economic impacts of the latest coronavirus restrictions.
Businesses across Middlesbrough are being urged to do everything they can to stay afloat until imminent further help and support arrives. Members of the public are also being called on to play their part to keep the local economy alive, while staying within the law and keeping one another safe.
Voluntary and community groups can apply now for grants of up to £20,000 to help Middlesbrough's fight against Covid-19. Middlesbrough Council is responding to increased demand on the sector by offering grants to support coronavirus outbreak management, prevention and recovery work.
Visitors to Middlesbrough town centre are being advised of the closure of a car park at Cannon Park Road to accommodate a Covid-19 testing centre. The temporary medical testing centre at the unused Sainsbury's store near the Riverside Stadium will be relocating into the town centre.
From today, five primary schools in Middlesbrough will receive a brand new Instant Library from KPMG, the National Literacy Trust and Middlesbrough Reads. The initiative supports children whose literacy and learning has been profoundly affected by COVID-19.