The compassionate work of Middlesbrough Council's community safety team has been highlighted in a varied week helping a series of vulnerable and distressed people. Among the issues dealt with have been a council car park attendant talking down a man from the top of Zetland car park.
Hundreds of taxi drivers in Middlesbrough now have access to regular rapid Covid-19 tests. Boro Cars has set up a test site in partnership with Middlesbrough Council and NHS Test and Trace, with testing carried out by the Boro Cars admin team who have all undergone NHS training.
White it may have been quiet in Middlesbrough town centre of late, time certainly hasn’t stood still. The impact of Covid-19 has turned routines upside down and confined most people to their homes. Just a short stroll from the bus station, however, part of the town’s skyline is being overhauled...
Leaders from key organisations across Cleveland have urged local people to continue their efforts to drive down Covid-19. The Local Resilience Forum (LRF) says that now is a crucial time to stick to the rules so that restrictions can be cautiously eased over the coming months.