Works on major improvements at a key A66 junction have been shut down following the latest escalation in measures to combat the Covid-19 pandemic. Middlesbrough Council - in consultation with scheme contractor AE Yates - has decided to shut down the A66/A171 Cargo Fleet Junction improvements site until further notice.
Middlesbrough's multi-storey car parks have become the latest public facilities to close in the ongoing Covid-19 campaign. The Captain Cook Square and Zetland multi-storey car parks will therefore be closed with effect from Wednesday, March 25.
Car parking charges have been suspended in Middlesbrough car parks. The removal of charges will cover all Council-run pay and display car parks and on-street parking meters. The move is aimed at helping those who need to park in the town centre for work, and the suspension will remain in place for the foreseeable future.
A new volunteering group is being recruited from across Middlesbrough's communities as the town strengthens its defences against the Covid-19 outbreak. And Middlesbrough Council is also urging those in need of help and support to get in touch so assistance can be arranged for those who are not able to manage.
Support and advice is being offered to Middlesbrough's army of 'informal carers'. They're the local heroes who care for family members and loved ones, often on a voluntary basis. Middlesbrough Council's Adult Social Care Department this week issued key advice to help them stay safe and healthy during the ongoing Coronavirus outbreak
The Chapel of Remembrance at Teesside Crematorium will be closed from the morning of Saturday, March 21. The move is in line with the latest advice from the Government and Public Health England as part of widespread measures to slow the spread of the Coronavirus pandemic.
Many Middlesbrough Council buildings will be closed from this morning (Wednesday, March 18) to help combat the Coronavirus pandemic. The closure is in line with Government and Public Health England guidance, and will remain in effect for the foreseeable future.
Middlesbrough Mayor Andy Preston today called on people across the borough to play their part in the fight against the deadly Coronavirus. The move came as the Government dramatically stepped up its measures to slow the progress of the Covid-19 pandemic in a bid to cut the potential death toll.