The popular community initiative Look for a Book, has arrived in Middlesbrough in a bid to spread a love of reading across the town. The National Literacy Trust Hub, Middlesbrough Reads, is joining the Middlesbrough School Readiness team to support Teesside Look for a Book, set up by a local teacher, Sam Douglas.
A restored plaque commemorating First World War soldiers who worked at the site of a 21st century high-tech manufacturing park will be unveiled next week. The memorial to the 76 men who worked at the former Newport Ironworks and died during the 1914-18 conflict will be installed at the Tees Advanced Manufacturing Park.
An exciting two-year training programme for Early Years practitioners has been launched in Middlesbrough. The programme is aimed at those working with the most disadvantaged children aged between two and four, with an emphasis on improving school readiness.
Middlesbrough's Community Learning service has received high praise for creating an environment where people "flourish". The Middlesbrough Council service has been rated as a good educational provider by Ofsted following its latest inspection earlier this month.
A Middlesbrough Community Hub and Library is to officially re-open this week following an extensive refurbishment. A special celebration will be held at Hemlington Community Hub and Library on Thursday, which all residents are welcome to attend.
Brazen fly-tippers who dumped a load of rubble in broad daylight will be tracked down, Middlesbrough's Deputy Mayor has pledged. The anti-social duo were caught on camera on Thursday, February 13 when they chose the junction of Downside Road and Ashford Avenue for their illegal venture.