Middlesbrough Mela Recieves Funding Boost

The North East multi-cultural diversity event, Middlesbrough Mela, has received further funding from Arts Council England. The new funding will be used to set up...

Darlington Officers Issue Over £8k of Fines for Littering

Fines of more than £8,200 have been issued for fly-tipping and littering offences across Darlington in the past month. Civic Enforcement Officers, from Darlington Borough...

Pavement Extensions in Newcastle for Non-Essential Shops

Applications from Pubs, restaurants and cafes in Newcastle to use more outside space has been fast-tracked as the council supports the re-opening of more...

Pupil’s Artwork Needed to Complete Middlesbrough Book

Children in Middlesbrough are being asked to contribute artwork which will feature in a published story about the lockdown. The competition, run by Middlesbrough Reads,...

History Made As Stockton Appoints Its First BAME Mayor

By Grahame Anderson Stockton on Tees has appointed its first Mayor from an Asian Background in Councillor Mohammed Javed. The popular local figure was officially installed...

Virtual Ward Breakthrough for South Tees COVID-19 Patients

A virtual ward has opened in South Tees Hospitals which can help COVID-19 patients to be discharged early. Through the use of a small clip...

Newcastle: Nurse Receives Prestigious Award for Continence Care

A specialist nurse in Newcastle has been awarded the title of ‘Queen’s nurse’ to recognise her commitment to high standards of patient care, education,...

Middlesbrough: Small Businesses Eligible for Council Funding

Middlesbrough Council has launched the second phase of its business support scheme and asks small businesses to apply for funding. Businesses must have less than...

Patient Gifts Thousands of Ice Creams to Hospital Staff

A former patient donated thousands of ice-creams to hospital workers who treated him last month following a cycling accident. Ibrahim Najafi was taken to The...

North East Culture Workers Asked to Share Coronavirus Experiences

North East workers in the culture sector are being asked to contribute to a survey which will help employees during the coronavirus pandemic. The survey,...