Middlesbrough's CCTV network is to be expanded across the town's communities to aid the fight against anti-social behaviour and fly-tipping. New cameras are being sited in areas including Easterside, Newport, Hemlington and Berwick Hills and Pallister in the continued effort to clamp down on bad behaviour.
Plans have been put forward for a high quality development on the site of the former Tollesby shops, which have now been demolished and the site cleared. New designs released by Middlesbrough Development Company show an exciting new scheme incorporating 24 one- and two-bedroom apartments, shops and a children's nursery.
Births can once again be registered at Middlesbrough Town Hall in the latest easing of the pandemic lockdown restrictions. The Register Office has been closed to the public, but following the latest changes, anyone who has had baby in Middlesbrough in February, March or April can register the birth from Wednesday, July 1.
A quintet of iconic Middlesbrough characters are off for an arty makeover… The five red telephone boxes have been a familiar sight on the Dunning Road side of the Town Hall for decades. Now they're being given a new lease of life as part of the latest public art project in the town centre.
Middlesbrough Council has launched a second instalment of business support and is inviting the town's small businesses to express interest in the funding. Criteria include having under 50 employees, having had a significant drop in income brought about by the COVID-19 crisis, and having relatively high ongoing fixed costs.
Middlesbrough residents are being sent a thank you for their sacrifices in the fight against Coronavirus and a reminder of how to continue keeping safe. A team are delivering leaflets to every home in the town containing key reminders about the continued importance of hand washing and social distancing.
Middlesbrough's proud support for the Armed Forces community is being marked with the raising of a flag above the Town Hall. Middlesbrough Council has held numerous events in years gone by to celebrate Armed Forces Day which falls on Saturday, June 27 in 2020.
Middlesbrough's ‘virtual' Local History Month has been heralded as the most popularly followed in its decade-long existence reaching more than 15,000 people. The event, which was held throughout May, was faced with cancellation when the coronavirus lockdown hit.