This year's Remembrance Sunday Service is to be live streamed as people are encouraged to pay their respects from home. The move is in response to the current nationwide lockdown measures in place to combat the ongoing second wave of the coronavirus pandemic.
Building closures and limited changes to Council services have been confirmed as new national Covid-19 restrictions come into force. As of Thursday (November 5) people must stay at home, except for specific purposes. Everyone should avoid meeting people they don't live with, except when an exemption applies.
The much anticipated return of Middlesbrough Theatre has been put on hold as the country gears up for a second national lockdown. The popular venue was all set to welcome its first audience since March for a socially-distanced production on Wednesday (November 4).
Works to introduce a major improvement scheme at one of the busiest junctions in Middlesbrough are now complete. Designed to handle the 50,000 vehicles (including over 5,000 HGVs) that pass through it every weekday, the new junction is working well, with drivers quickly adapting to the new road layout.