Jessie Joe Jacobs

Jessie Joe Jacobs

Labour Party candidate for the Mayor of the Tees Valley. Former Chief Executive Office and Co-Founder A Way Out. An award winning charity known for making a difference in thousands of lives across the Tees Valley. Founder of The Tees Online. The Tees Valley is in my blood: I was born and raised here, started community businesses here, and pioneered and championed change. It is the place that I love and I am proud to call it my home.
17 years ago Jay and Jude made history

17 years ago Jay and Jude made history

Jay Chilton and Jude Thompson made history as one of the first gay couples in the North East to have a civil partnership. Here as an exclusive for LGBT History month, Jay reflects on that moment and her own LGBT history. Jay didn’t know she was gay growing up, because...

A Funny Reflection on 2020

A Funny Reflection on 2020

Hoping to put smiles on faces during these challenging times, Tees Valley Screen released six short films featuring new comedic talent in partnership with BFI NETWORK (Film Hub North). During this period of lockdown, Tees Valley Screen were keen to take the...

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