Middlesbrough Theatre is proud to announce that Outdoor Theatre is back and heading to Newham Grange Farm on Friday, August 7. Heartbreak Productions have created a socially-distant and safe family show, Alice in Lockdown, to appeal to audiences of all ages.
It has been confirmed that Middlesbrough Sports Village, Neptune Leisure Centre, and Rainbow Leisure Centre, which are managed by sports and leisure operator Everyone Active in partnership with Middlesbrough Council, will reopen their gyms on Saturday 1 August.
Middlesbrough's community hubs and libraries will start to emerge from lockdown next week. From Tuesday, August 4, a phased programme will see a number of venues re-open part-time, albeit with a different look and feel in order to ensure a safe environment for staff and visitors.
Middlesbrough's popular Dorman Museum will throw open its doors to visitors again from Thursday (July 30) in response to the latest easing of pandemic restrictions. The move follows a frantic fortnight in which staff have worked round the clock to ensure young and old alike can enjoy its treasures in a safe and healthy environment.
A self-styled "slavvery c***" who has terrorised shoppers and shop workers in Middlesbrough's Linthorpe Village has been banned from the area. Garron Mulraney has repeatedly been abusive to staff and stolen from shops including Boots, Heron and Co-Op.
Parents in the North East are being urged to claim Child Benefit, even if they have not yet been able to register the birth of their newborns, to ensure they don't miss out. Claims can only be backdated by up to three months, so it's important that new parents claim as soon as they can to receive the maximum support available.
Work has begun on a new £4.8m Middlesbrough flood scheme that will provide improved protection to 485 homes. The Marton West Beck Flood Alleviation Scheme will protect properties in central Middlesbrough against flooding from the beck, the sea, and surface water.