The Cleveland Show has been cancelled for 2020 due to the Coronavirus. Organisers are now promising that the popular free annual event will return "bigger and better than ever before" in 2021. In a statement organisers said: "We are very sorry but due to the Coronavirus we, like many other events, have had to take the hard and difficult decision to cancel this year's Cleveland Show."
Special 'virtual' hubs are helping to deliver food and support to some of Middlesbrough's most vulnerable residents during the Coronavirus crisis. The Shielding Hub and Community Hub are gearing up to help up to 1,000 people a week across Middlesbrough throughout the pandemic.
Victims of domestic violence and abuse are being assured that support is still available amid the ongoing Coronavirus shutdown. While services are changing in response to Government guidance on social distancing, help is there for those in the greatest need.
'Sort it out or we’ll shut you down' - that’s the message from Middlesbrough mayor Andy Preston to local businesses with 'shoddy' health practices during the coronavirus crisis. The mayor has slammed many Teesside businesses he believes are putting staff and the wider community at risk.
Middlesbrough Register Office has temporarily closed to the public as part of the ongoing drive to slow the spread of the Coronavirus pandemic. All birth registrations, weddings, civil partnership and citizenship ceremonies had already been put on hold, also in accordance with national guidance.
Middlesbrough residents with prepayment energy meters are being advised on measures to take during the Coronavirus lockdown. It is recommended that customers contact their supplier regarding their circumstances, preferably via email or online chat where possible to leave phone lines open to the most vulnerable.
Services across Middlesbrough are adapting fast to meet the latest Government guidance on the Coronavirus pandemic. The drive to slow the spread of the disease was dramatically escalated this week, with the public told to stay at home where possible, avoid gatherings and all unnecessary travel.
Vital support for Middlesbrough businesses is being rolled out to safeguard jobs across the town as the Coronavirus response gathers pace. Grants totalling more than £4 million have been processed to date for more than 400 businesses, with a further 900 in the pipeline.
Consumers are being warned to be on the alert for fraudsters taking advantage of the ongoing Coronavirus pandemic. The scammers are preying on fear and uncertainty surrounding the disease to set up fake advertisements for goods in short supply and send out emails about the Coronavirus.
Middlesbrough Mayor Andy Preston today branded as ‘cowards' those behind a mindless attack on cars of workers providing vital support for the vulnerable. And he called on anyone with information on those responsible to come forward and help bring them to justice.