Support Local in 2020

Support local this Christmas and discover some brilliant local businesses right here across the Tees.

Read more in our special Christmas 2020 section here

Gone Tomorrow ready to face the future

Gone Tomorrow ready to face the future

Steve Spithray catches up with Elliott from new Teesside band Gone Tomorrow for a chat about the trials and tribulations of being a band starting out during a pandemic. While it’s been great to have live music back (at time of writing), it was even better to see...

Be creative and express yourself

Be creative and express yourself

“The people of Teesside are down to earth, friendly with a strong sense of community spirit and I’m immensely proud of my Middlesbrough roots.” Teesside-born artist Julie Foster Walker might not live in the Tees area anymore but she is very proud of her Teesside...

Support each other’s mental health

Support each other’s mental health

2020 has been a year filled with fear, uncertainty and worry. Preparing for the next government announcement, loss of your job or not being able to see your loved ones yet again… it’s bound to impact on our mental well-being. But for some, this adds up to so much more...

The Token Female

The Token Female

"I wanted to be a physicist at a young age thanks to Mr Spock and Data, neither of whom are women, 100% human or even real!" I grew up during the 1980s in a mining village in Barnsley where the village hall was used to teach the boys how to box and the girls how to...

An Anxious Year

An Anxious Year

How much has the outbreak of COVID-19 affected the mental health of our population and what can you do if you start to notice these changes in yourself? 2020 has been a year filled with fear, uncertainty and worry. So it’s only natural that our minds are now working...

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