A Middlesbrough mosque is continuing to play a key role in the fight against coronavirus. The latest public health messages are regularly read out at Friday prayers, and now Chief Imam Hafiz Mohammad Sajid is tackling misinformation relating to the Covid vaccine.
"There's nothing to worry about. Get it done, it's as simple as that!" Sam Harris, 88, didn't hesitate when he got the call to go to his local medical centre for his first Covid-19 jab. He's been sharing his story to encourage other people to arrange their appointments when contacted by the NHS.
An urban farm promoting healthy eating, exercise and positive mental health has been given the green light. The tranquil urban farm will boast a street café and shop selling produce grown on site and create jobs for local people and would have space for seasonal crops, sensory gardens and beehives.