Plans to create a new Middlesbrough nature reserve will be considered next week. The proposed move will see the designation of Lower Ormesby Beck as a Local Wildlife Site. Middlesbrough Council is committed to improving biodiversity by supporting rich and diverse habitats, and protecting land for the benefit of people and wildlife.
Middlesbrough's independents are relying on a bumper Christmas to bring some cheer to the end of 2020. The team behind the Buy Boro website have pulled together some suggestions that make it easy to shop local and get those last-minute stocking fillers in the bag.
An expansive country park is to be created in Middlesbrough as part of updated proposals for a community creation project. The newly revised Stainsby Country Park Development Plan is to be put before Middlesbrough Council's Executive next week.
A team of "Covid Marshals" have been appointed to help Middlesbrough residents and visitors through the next phase of the Coronavirus pandemic. The team - made up of around 65 members of staff - do not have any additional powers but will be on hand to offer guidance and support.
Ambitious plans for the flagship development at the heart of Middlesbrough's digital powerhouse have been submitted this week. They outline new designs for the Boho X building which will act as a regional and national focal point for the burgeoning digital sector.
A £1m support package will help vulnerable people during the coronavirus pandemic after it was approved by Middlesbrough Council. The Council will issue payments totalling up to £600,000 to support parents with essential items such as food, utilities and warm clothing for their families.
The risks of increased home drinking are the focus of a hard-hitting campaign launched this month. The Drinking at home - at what cost? initiative puts the spotlight on the impact of increased alcohol consumption on health, crime, families, children and the wider community.