Middlesbrough Council is one of 140 organisations across the UK today recognised for their outstanding support towards the Armed Forces community. The Employer Recognition Scheme (ERS) Gold Awards are the highest badge of honour awarded to those that employ and support those who serve, veterans and their families.
There is something for everyone to enjoy in Middlesbrough this month, with the return of live shows, music and family activities throughout the summer break. The best emerging Teesside music talent is also on offer in Middlesbrough Town Hall's amazing summer sessions in the courtyard.
The Muslim community of Middlesbrough is being encouraged to celebrate Eid safely this week. Celebrations for the Festival of Eid al-Adha are due to take place from July 20 - 23. Public health chiefs have warned that the rate means unvaccinated people are now more likely to be infected than at any time during the pandemic.
Can you help track down a brazen fly-tipper? The environmental menace was caught on film as he pulled into a quiet Ormesby walkway and casually emptied the contents of his boot into the adjoining greenery. The waste - easily disposed of legally and responsibly - included fence panels and wooden posts.
There is huge support for England manager Gareth Southgate to be awarded the Freedom of Middlesbrough. A total of 1,768 voted in an online poll on the Middlesbrough Council website, with 89.5% in favour. Mayor Andy Preston launched the poll after a motion was submitted to the Council by Cllr Matthew Storey.
Being considerate of other people and getting double vaccinated is vital with Middlesbrough's Covid rate so high, Mayor Andy Preston said today. Mayor Preston is "completely fed up" with Covid, but insists caution and common sense remain vital.
A unique opportunity for local producers to trial fledgling food businesses is launched in Middlesbrough this weekend. The Barefoot Barrow Market will serve up a feast of fresh, healthy local produce when it opens around the Fountain in Albert Park on Saturday.
Parents and carers living in Middlesbrough may be eligible to benefit from a free holiday clubs programme for children and young people over the school summer holidays. Xplore ‘Summer Club 21', which is part of the Government's Holiday Activities and Food programme (HAF), will be available throughout South Tees this summer.