Come rain or shine, the dedicated workers in our back alley team will be out making the town that bit cleaner, and that bit better too. The team are responsible for removing rubbish and dumped furniture from the back alleys of terraced houses in the town centre, Linthorpe and North Ormesby.
Green waste collections will resume in Middlesbrough from next week. The service will return from Tuesday (April 19) with the latest bin collection and recycling calendars now available to view and download from the Middlesbrough Council website.
A hapless Ford Galaxy has been reduced to an undriveable mass of twisted metal as a warning to those tempted to cut corners and blight communities. The crushing blow against fly-tippers has been welcomed by Middlesbrough Mayor Andy Preston who has pledged to continue the town-wide crackdown.
Leisure centres in Middlesbrough are set to offer free membership to people living with Parkinson’s from this month. Middlesbrough Sports Village, Neptune Leisure Centre and Rainbow Leisure Centre are taking part in the new initiative alongside charity Parkinson’s UK which will launch on World Parkinson’s Day.
A Middlesbrough man who found himself unable to complete a sentence without becoming breathless now feels “a million times better” after enrolling on a programme supporting people with Long Covid. The 60-year-old is now making huge progress after committing to RE:Start, the course designed by Middlesbrough Council.
Middlesbrough’s prestigious Centre Square development is supporting the careers of thousands of people, including those who are building it. Around 1,000 office staff will soon be working in the project’s first two buildings. In 2023 they will be joined by 450 employees of AXA UK who will be moving into the next building - Six Centre Square.
Boro bookworms are in for a treat thanks to a successful funding bid. The historic Central Library has landed a major cash injection thanks to the Libraries Investment Fund (LIF). The town’s Library Service was one of just 25 in England and the only authority in the north east to receive a slice of the £5 million fund.
Parents and carers throughout the Middlesbrough and Redcar & Cleveland areas with children on free school meals may be able to benefit from free holiday clubs places for children and young people through the holiday activities and food programme (HAF).
Middlesbrough is getting ready to celebrate this June with a host of special events planned for the weekend of the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee. From Thursday, June 2 – Sunday, June 5, the town and surrounding areas of Middlesbrough will be alive with the sounds of street parties, celebrations and one-off events.
A bargain breakfast and brilliant banter are on the menu at a monthly get-together for ex-service personnel. The Middlesbrough Armed Forces Veterans Breakfast Club meets at the Fork In The Road restaurant on Linthorpe Road on the first Saturday of every month – and new members are always welcome.