Almost 200 families have taken part in an exciting project that will help parents understand how a baby’s brain develops. Close-Knit CIC works with families with kids under the age of five around Teesside. It aims to help children thrive by supporting their parents to give them the best start in life.
Armed Forces Day returns to Middlesbrough this weekend to commemorate the service of men and women in the British Armed Forces. The packed programme of events and attendees will gather at the Linthorpe Road and Corporation Road crossroads on Saturday, June 18 from 10am to 4pm.
Two carers have been labelled heroes after their tireless efforts effectively brought a man back to life. But Carl Lloyd and Sarah Swainston, who work at Middlesbrough Council’s Sandringham House day service, are modest – insisting they were “just doing their job”.
Middlesbrough town centre enjoyed a record number of visitors this weekend for the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee events. 20,000 people flocked into the town across the long bank holiday weekend to enjoy a Jubilee Parade and a Jubilee Night at the Museum plus the official Beacon Lighting.
Talented athletes in Middlesbrough and Redcar and Cleveland are set to gain much-needed support as part of a sports talent development programme. Now in its sixth year, Everyone Active’s Sporting Champions scheme will provide more than 1,000 up-and-coming athletes with free access to more than 200 leisure facilities.