New jobs are set to be created in Middlesbrough following a decision to dispose of an unused council-owned building. Middlesbrough Council's Executive today approved the sale of the former Ayresome Industries building based on Ayresome Road near Newport Bridge.
GBB, the ground-breaking new bank that will get ‘Britain and the regions building again', has announced Middlesbrough as its new headquarters. In a move that will create up to 120 jobs in the town, GBB has secured a 15 year lease for 11,000 sq ft of space in Middlesbrough's purpose-built 2 Centre Square.
Views are being sought on the re-designation of a scheme to improve standards in the private rented sector in North Ormesby ward. The Selective Landlord Licensing scheme has been running in North Ormesby for almost five years and has led to great improvements to the area.
Stoptober is approaching and Middlesbrough Council and Redcar & Cleveland Borough Council are reminding the public about the benefits of quitting the habit for good. This year's campaign will kick off on Thursday, October 1 and the focus for this year is on ‘better health' as part of a 28 day challenge.
Measures to stamp out anti-social behaviour on Mill Hill playing field and maintain access for residents are under discussion. The Acklam field, off St Mary's Walk, is home to Cleveland Juniors football club as well as being a popular green space for local people.
Middlesbrough Council has installed 20 new CCTV cameras across the North Ormesby, Grove Hill and Gresham areas - with 16 more to follow - to help identify and prosecute the town's trouble-makers, thugs and criminals. The additional 20 cameras mean the town now has 152 CCTV devices focused on trouble hot-spots across the town.
Cash support to help small businesses and the self-employed keep themselves and customers safe from Covid-19 is now available. Eligible businesses with up to and including nine employees can apply for grants of up to £100. Firms can make a claim to cover the cost of protective measures such as hand sanitiser, face coverings, screens, chair covers and other such items.