A town centre dealing den targeting vulnerable young people has been shut down in response to community concerns. A sign found at the Middlesbrough terraced house read ‘no weed, don't knock' - while kids as young as 12 were among those queueing up to buy cannabis.
Middlesbrough motorists are being advised of overnight road closures at one of the town's major road junctions. All four of the slip roads at the A172/A174 Stokesley Road Interchange will be closed to traffic between 8pm on Monday, February 1 and 6am on Tuesday, February 2.
A Middlesbrough mosque is continuing to play a key role in the fight against coronavirus. The latest public health messages are regularly read out at Friday prayers, and now Chief Imam Hafiz Mohammad Sajid is tackling misinformation relating to the Covid vaccine.