Expanding businesses in sectors key to Middlesbrough's future have received cash support to accelerate their growth plans. Grants have been awarded to Annimersion, Big Bite Creative, Christie's (The Zetland), Press On Vinyl, Sock Monkey Studios and Wander Films.
Middlesbrough's unsung stars and community stalwarts are being sought to feature in a special photographic exhibition. Hidden Heroes - led by Middlesbrough Mela and Middlesbrough Museums - is a celebration of those who've gone the extra mile to improve life for those around them.
Young people are the focus of the latest phase of the hard-hitting ‘Drinking At Home, At What Cost?' campaign. The drive is in response to an alarming rise in the numbers of adults choosing to drink at home as a result the Covid-19 pandemic and the impact that this can have on children.
A group of exciting young artists are adding a dash of ‘queer' creativity to one of Middlesbrough's cultural icons. The quartet are Queering the Town Hall as part of the historic venue's two year partnership with Curious Arts, showcasing and championing LGBTQIA+ arts in the Tees Valley and wider region.
Middlesbrough Town Hall will play host to Madchester icon and music legend Shaun Ryder in January next year. Fans can join the Happy Mondays and Black Grape frontman for an evening of droll banter and audience questions as Shaun discusses life, his career, and the music scene.
Hugging the giggling toddler sitting on her knee, Angela Fairweather has never felt more fulfilled or needed. As she watches the little one pick up a book, Angela reflects on how a chance meeting with a friend changed her and her family's lives.