The once-popular green space on Dawlish Green had become overgrown after funding to maintain it was cut. Now Ladgate ward Councillor Craig Wright has secured £2,000 in grant funding from Middlesbrough Council and the Ballinger Charitable Trust to resurrect the garden for local residents to enjoy again.
Middlesbrough's Neighbourhood Safety Wardens have gained additional powers to help them in their work keeping communities safe. The town's 50-plus team of wardens have been granted delegated powers from Cleveland Police Chief Constable Richard Lewis as part of the Police Accreditation Scheme.
Work officially started today on the latest phase of Middlesbrough's ambitious Boho campus. Middlesbrough Mayor Andy Preston was joined on site by Tees Valley Mayor Ben Houchen and Partnerships and Business Development Director Amanda Grimbleby of M-AR Off Site to get construction on Boho 8 under way.
Middlesbrough residents can now apply for Council funding to buy CCTV cameras for their homes. The grant scheme has been launched in response to public concern over crime and anti-social behaviour. Grants of up to £500 are available for equipment that must be used for filming the exterior of properties.
Parking charges are set to return to Middlesbrough's car parks and on-street bays from next week. The move follows a five-month suspension as part of the town's response to the Covid-19 pandemic. Charges across all Council-run parking facilities were frozen on March 24 to support key workers and others needing to park in the town centre.
Middlesbrough's young people are being urged to look beyond Covid-19 and begin building their dream future. A new campaign has been launched by Middlesbrough Council to encourage the town's youngsters to look into all the education and career opportunities available.
A member of Middlesbrough Council's Executive is stepping down to devote more time to issues in his ward. Councillor Barrie Cooper was appointed to the Council's cabinet last May, but this week announced that he intended to step down from the Education & Skills portfolio to enable him to spend more time on work in his Newport ward.
In line with regulations, we're legally required to publish our accounts each year for inspection. Any local residents are able to inspect the accounts and ask for any relevant supporting evidence to help with their queries. The public inspection period runs until 4pm on Friday 4 September 2020.