Middlesbrough's Transporter Bridge will remain closed while the extent of structural repair work is assessed. Engineering experts are due to undertake a full survey of the iconic structure over the coming months. The Bridge, which is over 100 years old, is expected to be closed until at least September.
Proposals for Middlesbrough Council’s 2020-21 budget look set to secure backing from across the political divide. The move follows a major consultation exercise which has seen thousands of local residents give their views on spending commitments and service priorities.
The popular MUSINC musical inclusion partnership is holding a free Music Production course at Middlesbrough's Myplace youth hub. Aimed at 13- to 18-year-olds with an interest in recording music, studio techniques, sound production and live music, the course will be led by experienced studio engineers.
A Middlesbrough Councillor is seeking views from the local community over moves to secure the long-term future of a popular green space. Councillor Mieka Smiles is hoping to get certified village green status for the site opposite The Avenue shops in her Nunthorpe ward.
A Teesside artist whose work went undiscovered for much of his life has now been given a hometown exhibition in Middlesbrough aged 75. For more than 60 years David Watson has been painting Middlesbrough and its surrounding areas with a particular focus on its industrial heritage, particularly the shipyards where he worked in his early life.
A reminder is being issued that firms based close to the ongoing A66 throughabout works remain open for business. A spokesman said: "We would like to remind everyone that all of the businesses in the surrounding industrial estates remain open as usual and are fully accessible to the public."