Visit Middlesbrough - News The latest news in Middlesbrough en www.visitmiddlesbrough.com Festival of arts to remember young lives lost http://www.visitmiddlesbrough.com/the-latest/story/3975/festival-of-arts-to-remember-young-lives-lost Purquoise Festival of Creative Arts returns for its second successful year on Saturday 30 June. Tue, 19 Jun 2018 14:07:01 +0000 http://www.visitmiddlesbrough.com/the-latest/story/3975/festival-of-arts-to-remember-young-lives-lost Local children’s literacy levels outperform national improvement http://www.visitmiddlesbrough.com/the-latest/story/3974/local-children%27s-literacy-levels-outperform-national-improvement The National Literacy Trust has revealed impressive improvements to the literacy skills and attitude Tue, 19 Jun 2018 10:42:05 +0000 http://www.visitmiddlesbrough.com/the-latest/story/3974/local-children%27s-literacy-levels-outperform-national-improvement New hairdressing salon in Middlesbrough achieves lifelong dream http://www.visitmiddlesbrough.com/the-latest/story/3972/new-hairdressing-salon-in-middlesbrough-achieves-lifelong-dream A mother-of-three from Marske has overcome major financial and personal problems to achieve her life Mon, 18 Jun 2018 10:55:06 +0000 http://www.visitmiddlesbrough.com/the-latest/story/3972/new-hairdressing-salon-in-middlesbrough-achieves-lifelong-dream Pie Jackers and The Clucking Pig in running for Eat Game Awards http://www.visitmiddlesbrough.com/the-latest/story/3970/pie-jackers-and-the-clucking-pig-in-running-for-eat-game-awards Thanks to customer nominations, gourmet pie makers Pie Jackers and scotch egg supremos The Clucking Fri, 15 Jun 2018 11:33:35 +0000 http://www.visitmiddlesbrough.com/the-latest/story/3970/pie-jackers-and-the-clucking-pig-in-running-for-eat-game-awards Mind partner with Starbucks http://www.visitmiddlesbrough.com/the-latest/story/3969/mind-partner-with-starbucks Local mental health charity cut the ribbon to Middlesbrough’s first Starbucks drive-thru store and Fri, 15 Jun 2018 11:30:34 +0000 http://www.visitmiddlesbrough.com/the-latest/story/3969/mind-partner-with-starbucks Mini crime fighters pounding the beat in North Ormesby http://www.visitmiddlesbrough.com/the-latest/story/3968/mini-crime-fighters-pounding-the-beat-in-north-ormesby The budding sleuths at from Year 4 at North Ormesby Primary Academy formed their own Mini Police tea Tue, 12 Jun 2018 13:56:15 +0000 http://www.visitmiddlesbrough.com/the-latest/story/3968/mini-crime-fighters-pounding-the-beat-in-north-ormesby Don’t miss your chance to enter one of the region’s best loved running events http://www.visitmiddlesbrough.com/the-latest/story/3967/don%27t-miss-your-chance-to-enter-one-of-the-region%27s-best-loved-running-events Runners from across Middlesbrough are being urged to tie up their trainers, put on their fitness gea Mon, 11 Jun 2018 10:59:13 +0000 http://www.visitmiddlesbrough.com/the-latest/story/3967/don%27t-miss-your-chance-to-enter-one-of-the-region%27s-best-loved-running-events Volunteer week celebration at Ageing Better Middlesbrough http://www.visitmiddlesbrough.com/the-latest/story/3966/volunteer-week-celebration-at-ageing-better-middlesbrough A local charity, that works to reduce loneliness and isolation for people aged 50 and over, has cele Fri, 08 Jun 2018 09:57:16 +0000 http://www.visitmiddlesbrough.com/the-latest/story/3966/volunteer-week-celebration-at-ageing-better-middlesbrough Teesside's first vegan shop opens in Middlesbrough Town Centre http://www.visitmiddlesbrough.com/the-latest/story/3965/teesside%27s-first-vegan-shop-opens-in-middlesbrough-town-centre Teesside’s first vegan convenience store has opened in Middlesbrough’s Dundas Market, part of th Thu, 07 Jun 2018 11:57:13 +0000 http://www.visitmiddlesbrough.com/the-latest/story/3965/teesside%27s-first-vegan-shop-opens-in-middlesbrough-town-centre Appeal launched to acquire rare cook artefact http://www.visitmiddlesbrough.com/the-latest/story/3964/appeal-launched-to-acquire-rare-cook-artefact A fund-raising appeal is being launched to acquire a rare Captain Cook artefact for Middlesbrough. Thu, 07 Jun 2018 11:53:30 +0000 http://www.visitmiddlesbrough.com/the-latest/story/3964/appeal-launched-to-acquire-rare-cook-artefact Over 3000 hours reached by volunteers http://www.visitmiddlesbrough.com/the-latest/story/3963/over-3000-hours-reached-by-volunteers Volunteers from Middlesbrough and Stockton Mind have reached over 3000 volunteering hours since Janu Wed, 06 Jun 2018 14:10:01 +0000 http://www.visitmiddlesbrough.com/the-latest/story/3963/over-3000-hours-reached-by-volunteers Town Hall volunteers hail benefits of performance http://www.visitmiddlesbrough.com/the-latest/story/3962/town-hall-volunteers-hail-benefits-of-performance A dance spectacular at Middlesbrough Town Hall has been hailed as ‘life-changing’ by the volunte Tue, 05 Jun 2018 15:02:13 +0000 http://www.visitmiddlesbrough.com/the-latest/story/3962/town-hall-volunteers-hail-benefits-of-performance Leaf set to thrill young Town Hall audience http://www.visitmiddlesbrough.com/the-latest/story/3961/leaf-set-to-thrill-young-town-hall-audience Young audiences are in for a treat when Leaf comes to Middlesbrough Town Hall! Tue, 05 Jun 2018 10:20:06 +0000 http://www.visitmiddlesbrough.com/the-latest/story/3961/leaf-set-to-thrill-young-town-hall-audience Wedding and party planning and beauty businesses invest in Middlesbrough's Dundas Market http://www.visitmiddlesbrough.com/the-latest/story/3960/wedding-and-party-planning-and-beauty-businesses-invest-in-middlesbrough%27s-dundas-market A wedding and party planning business has doubled in size, while a beauty treatment business has inv Tue, 05 Jun 2018 10:16:52 +0000 http://www.visitmiddlesbrough.com/the-latest/story/3960/wedding-and-party-planning-and-beauty-businesses-invest-in-middlesbrough%27s-dundas-market A cuppa and some company http://www.visitmiddlesbrough.com/the-latest/story/3959/a-cuppa-and-some-company Ageing Better Middlesbrough has teamed up with Debenhams and the Hillstreet Centre to revamp its mon Tue, 29 May 2018 09:26:32 +0000 http://www.visitmiddlesbrough.com/the-latest/story/3959/a-cuppa-and-some-company New research reveals 72% of North East children enjoy reading http://www.visitmiddlesbrough.com/the-latest/story/3958/new-research-reveals-72-of-north-east-children-enjoy-reading The National Literacy Trust, the charity leading the Read North East campaign, has released new rese Fri, 25 May 2018 13:30:32 +0000 http://www.visitmiddlesbrough.com/the-latest/story/3958/new-research-reveals-72-of-north-east-children-enjoy-reading Historic WW1 football derby gets a re-match – 100 years to the day http://www.visitmiddlesbrough.com/the-latest/story/3956/historic-ww1-football-derby-gets-a-re-match-100-years-to-the-day History repeated itself this week as two women’s football teams took to the field to commemorate a Fri, 18 May 2018 15:16:11 +0000 http://www.visitmiddlesbrough.com/the-latest/story/3956/historic-ww1-football-derby-gets-a-re-match-100-years-to-the-day Gabrielle becomes first author for new independent publisher http://www.visitmiddlesbrough.com/the-latest/story/3924/gabrielle-becomes-first-author-for-new-independent-publisher A Teesside University lecturer and acclaimed children’s author is dedicating her new book to her d Fri, 06 Apr 2018 12:58:24 +0000 http://www.visitmiddlesbrough.com/the-latest/story/3924/gabrielle-becomes-first-author-for-new-independent-publisher Town Hall hand-over marks end of major make-over http://www.visitmiddlesbrough.com/the-latest/story/3921/town-hall-hand-over-marks-end-of-major-make-over Middlesbrough Town Hall has been formally returned to the town following the biggest makeover in its Thu, 29 Mar 2018 08:00:35 +0000 http://www.visitmiddlesbrough.com/the-latest/story/3921/town-hall-hand-over-marks-end-of-major-make-over Brigade supports “Dying to Work” campaign http://www.visitmiddlesbrough.com/the-latest/story/3866/brigade-supports-dying-to-work-campaign Cleveland Fire Brigade has pledged to support, protect and guide any staff diagnosed with a terminal Fri, 02 Feb 2018 10:26:39 +0000 http://www.visitmiddlesbrough.com/the-latest/story/3866/brigade-supports-dying-to-work-campaign