A Middlesbrough Council employee turned community hero had only been in the job a week when he saved the life of a commuter at Middlesbrough Bus Station, not once but three times. On-duty security guard Bryan Stokell was first on the scene when a worried member of the public alerted security staff that a man had collapsed on the floor.
Ashall Projects – the company behind the successful Centre Square office development – is putting forward new proposals which will dramatically transform Middlesbrough town centre. It has unveiled revised plans for three more office buildings, including one which will be seven-storeys high and has a floor space of more than 100,000 sq ft.
'When you get the call - get the jab!' That's the message from Middlesbrough Mayor Andy Preston and local health chiefs as the town's Covid-19 vaccination programme gathers pace. Mayor Preston called in at Thorntree Surgery to see how the life-saving jabs are being delivered there.
Middlesbrough’s Covid infection rate is currently among the highest in the country. This comes at a time the Council has introduced extra testing after a case of the Covid variant first discovered in South Africa was reported. South Tees Joint Director of Public Health Mark Adams has today given an update on the position in Middlesbrough.
Proposals have been made for emergency works to protect Middlesbrough's oldest standing pub from further serious deterioration. The Grade II listed Captain Cook Pub was last year listed as one of the Top Ten Most Endangered Buildings by The Victorian Society.
More Middlesbrough businesses now have the chance to claim Covid grant scheme support. The move follows a review of Middlesbrough Council's Additional Restrictions Grant (ARG) scheme. The discretionary scheme provides essential financial support to businesses that are not eligible for the Local Restrictions Support Grant schemes.
A reminder is being issued to motorists heading into Middlesbrough town centre that parking charges still apply. Three hours free parking at the Captain Cook Square and Ferry Road car parks is still available; a free ticket needs to be obtained from the ticket machine and clearly displayed in the vehicle.