Middlesbrough Mayor Andy Preston today urged people to remain cautious amid soaring Covid infection rates in the region. The call comes as England readies itself for next week's lifting of many remaining coronavirus restrictions, while Middlesbrough's infection rate stands at 1,004 per 100,000 of population.
Untaxed cars blighting a Middlesbrough street have been seized in a town centre crackdown. The ten cars - legally required to be kept off-road - were removed from Greta Street in a joint operation by Middlesbrough Council Neighbourhood Safety Wardens and Cleveland Police's Middlesbrough Neighbourhood Policing Team.
Middlesbrough Mayor Andy Preston made stamping out crime and anti-social behaviour a priority when he was elected in 2019 – and Middlesbrough’s Neighbourhood Safety Wardens are on the front line of that battle. We spent the morning on patrol in the town centre to find out what they do.
Six months on from catching Covid, Ian Davison was still in pain, exhausted and struggling to breathe. As the infection went and the days turned into weeks, the 55-year-old was "completely tired, all the time" and suffered from confusion, memory loss and a lack of concentration - known as "brain fog" - as well as pains in his legs, calves and ankles.
Potential operators for a new Middlesbrough community hub are being sought. The new facility will replace the former Southlands Centre which was demolished to make way for new development. Potential candidates should have experience in areas such as running community venues or sports groups for example.
Tributes have been paid this week to former Middlesbrough Council member and civic Mayor Peter Porley who has died at the age of 90. He was elected Councillor for Park End ward in 1999, sitting on a number of committees and chairing the Licensing Committee.
A series of programmed lane closures on both carriageways of the A66 through Middlesbrough will commence this weekend. The first set of lane closures will be in operation on Saturday, July 17 and Sunday, July 18, and will affect both carriageways of the A66 between the A19 and Hartington Interchange.
What do you get when you cross a tiger with a squirrel? Answer? Safety for pedestrians, cyclists and school children in south Middlesbrough... The town's first ever ‘tiger crossing' has opened in Coulby Newham with Middlesbrough Council's road safety mascot Safety Squirrel on hand to inspect the works.
A spectacular evening of entertainment, dinner and dancing is on offer this festive season as the very first annual Winter Ball is launched. Presented and hosted by Middlesbrough Town Hall, the Winter Ball will take place on Friday, December 10, from 6.30pm until late.