Tyne Tees Middlesbrough

Losing Middlesbrough's Captain Cook Pub is "not an option", says Mayor

Proposals have been made for emergency works to protect Middlesbrough's oldest standing pub from further deterioration.

More than 2,000 people tested at emergency centre in Middlesbrough over weekend

Due to unprecedented demand, the centre temporarily ran out of tests on its opening day – but received extra supplies quickly.

Extra testing after South African Covid variant found in Middlesbrough

The positive case is linked to Marton and Coulby Newham. Enhanced contact tracing has taken place and there are no obvious links to international travel.