The world has changed - but Remembrance is just as important as ever. That's the message from Middlesbrough's Armed Forces Champions as they prepare for this year's commemorations. Councillors Ron Arundale and Barrie Cooper are urging local residents to mark Remembrance at Home.
Middlesbrough residents are reminded that they have until Friday, October 30 to give their views on a proposal for bigger bins and a move to fortnightly collections. The move would see household waste and recycling collected every two weeks.
Middlesbrough Council is supporting a major food business in the town after a number of positive Covid-19 tests among its workforce. The Council arranged for a mobile testing unit to visit SK Chilled Foods' premises on the Riverside Park Industrial Estate on Friday and Saturday.
Parents are being asked to wear face coverings when dropping off and collecting children from Middlesbrough schools. Middlesbrough Council has written to headteachers in the town asking them to encourage parents to cover their faces to help protect the community from Covid-19.
A new eco-friendly home for Middlesbrough Council must represent the best possible deal for taxpayers and suit the needs of staff for decades to come. Covid-19 has forced the Council to reconsider plans to relocate to Centre North East from the Civic Centre, which is no longer fit for purpose.
Grants are up for grabs as part of a major drive to transform a key part of Middlesbrough. Building owners and leaseholders in the town's Historic Quarter are being invited to apply for the cash to help with repairs and restoration works of empty or under-utilised buildings.
Middlesbrough Mayor Andy Preston has called on the government to "concentrate on the basics" before making further changes to local Covid restrictions. Mr Preston wants to see a focus on enforcement against those who deliberately break rules around social distancing and face coverings.
They're the jewel in the town's crown - and Middlesbrough's much loved parks have once again swept to Green Flag glory. Albert Park, Stewart Park, Pallister Park, Thorntree Park, Hemlington Lake, Fairy Dell and Linthorpe Cemetery have achieved another clean sweep in the 2020 Green Flag Awards.