Middlesbrough Council is reminding parents that the more contact children have with others outside of school, the more likely it is that Covid will spread. This increases the chance that children will be required to isolate - including over the holidays.
A series of new artworks are set to add a dash of colour and creativity to Middlesbrough's Historic Quarter. The specially commissioned works with links to hidden heritage stories in the town will soon be appearing in and around Middlesbrough Railway Station.
A reminder is being issued by Middlesbrough Council that a huge range of services remain available for the vulnerable during lockdown. The second lockdown is due to end on Wednesday, December - but services to support vulnerable residents continue to be delivered by Middlesbrough Council and its partners.
A series of short television programmes about keeping fit and healthy during winter have been created for those aged 50 and above and living in Teesside. The Keeping Well at Home TV programme includes easy to follow four-minute exercise routines that can be done at home. They are aimed at older people, but anyone can take part.
Middlesbrough residents are being asked to help shape the blueprint for how the town becomes carbon neutral within the next decade. The town's Mayor Andy Preston said that while Middlesbrough will "always be a red and white town" that it "should be proud to be a green town too".
Middlesbrough's helpful street wardens have once again been going above and beyond - even pushing a pensioner on a broken down mobility scooter back to his home. It comes as new figures are released to show the team has issued 636 warnings and 58 Fixed Penalty Notices during the last six months.
Middlesbrough is gearing up to shake off the pandemic blues as it prepares for a sparkling festive season. While many plans have been derailed by lockdown, Santa and his little helpers have been hard at work ensuring there's a sleigh-full of yuletide cheer in the run-up to the big day.
From today, Middlesbrough residents can buy a copy of Parmo to the Rescue!, a book written and illustrated with help from dozens of local children. The story is the result of a partnership between author Rachael Wong and Middlesbrough Reads, created to give children a voice during lockdown.