A growing national business is this week unveiled as the latest tenant of Middlesbrough's prestigious Centre Square development. Nationwide pension experts XPS Pensions Group have confirmed they will occupy the whole of the second floor of the building as they expand their existing operation.
Grove Hill Community Hub and Library is to close for four weeks while urgent work takes place. The hub is having a new boiler fitted and given it will be without hot water, the facility will close to the public. The work starts on Monday October 5 and staff will be transferred to other hubs.
Middlesbrough Mayor Andy Preston today urged people to follow new Covid laws so restrictions can be relaxed as soon as possible. Mayor Preston also offered to work with the government to design a system that would enable restrictions to be lifted as the impact of Covid-19 can be shown to have reduced.
On Thursday October 1 the Government confirmed new Covid-19 measures will be brought into law in Middlesbrough. We are aware that these are confusing and worrying times for many people and will publish information as it is made available by the government.
Middlesbrough Mayor Andy Preston has expressed his anger and frustration at new Covid-19 restrictions enforced on the town. Health Secretary Matt Hancock announced this morning that Middlesbrough and Hartlepool would become subject to the same laws as other parts of the North East.
Middlesbrough Council will today ask the government to place a restriction on people from different households socialising inside homes in response to rocketing Covid-19 rates. A further 38 positive cases were confirmed on Tuesday, giving the town an infection rate of around 122 per 100,000 of population.
Plans to create a new community hub for east Middlesbrough are gaining momentum. The new facility will replace the former Southlands Centre which was demolished to make way for new development. Local residents have campaigned for a replacement on the same site to give the local community access to much-needed leisure and other activities.
A drive to mend Middlesbrough's pothole menace has hit a major milestone. The town-wide purge to carry out repairs in every ward in the borough has now reached the half-way point in Linthorpe. The 20-week initiative was launched in June with a pledge to rid the town's streets of the scourge of motorists and cyclists.
A Middlesbrough Council plan to move key services into the communities they serve has moved forward with two new bases for staff announced. Earlier this year the authority unveiled its ‘locality working' model which is designed to reduce crime and anti-social behaviour, and improve neighbourhood amenities.
Middlesbrough Council today announced it was going ‘back to the 50 Futures' work placement and training programme which was paused at the start of lockdown in March. The authority is now looking to enhance and expand its offer by bringing partners on board to provide even more opportunities for Middlesbrough people.