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BEATING HEART IN PERMANENT RETURN TO BORO SKYLINE.

 

A striking artwork is once again lighting up the Middlesbrough night skyline. 

Local artist Stuart Langley's 35-metre Beating Heart has returned as a permanent feature on Church House, one of the tallest buildings in the town centre.

The tower block's windows have been transformed by an animated LED matrix programmed to make a beating heart sequence every evening after dusk.


MIDDLESBROUGH FLIES THE FLAG SOLIDARITY WITH UKRAINE

Mayor Andy Preston has arranged for Ukraine's colours to fly above Middlesbrough Town Hall in a show of support following the invasion by President Putin's Russian military.

Middlesbrough plans to fly Ukraine's flag above the Town Hall by the end of today (Friday), and the town's prominent buildings will be lit in the blue and yellow of Ukraine's flag.


MILLION POUND BOOST TO HELP TACKLE TOWN'S EMPTY HOMES

A £1 million cash injection is being used to put Middlesbrough's empty homes back to use.

They'll be the focus of targeted activity in National Empty Homes Week 2022 which runs from Monday (February 28) to Sunday, March 6.

Middlesbrough Council and its real estate company Middlesbrough Development Company (MDC), will be working with partners to use innovative ways to bring run-down and dilapidated homes back to use.

Omicron grants up for grabs

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February 18, 2022


HOSPITALITY & LEISURE GRANTS TO SUPPORT COVID RECOVERY.

More support is up for grabs to help hospitality and leisure businesses recover following the latest wave of the Covid-19 pandemic.

The cash is available to local businesses as part of the Government's £556 million Omicron Hospitality and Leisure Grant (OHLG) scheme.

In Middlesbrough, more than £48 million has been handed out to businesses so far, from a total Government fund of £22 billion in Covid-19 support.

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