An urban farm promoting healthy eating, exercise and positive mental health has been given the green light. The tranquil urban farm will boast a street café and shop selling produce grown on site and create jobs for local people and would have space for seasonal crops, sensory gardens and beehives.
Local businesses hit by the third phase of national lockdown are being reminded they may be in line for additional government support. The move follows the sweeping restrictions that came into force on Monday, January 4 as part of the ongoing fight against the Covid-19 pandemic.
Schools can now access hand sanitiser and soap via Middlesbrough Council. The Council has allocated £50,000 of its Covid funding to provide the products for schools around the town. The cash was committed following conversations with headteachers over issues arising during the pandemic.