Unitary authority in England

Middlesbrough (Under CC License)

Middlesbrough is a large post-industrial town on the south bank of the River Tees in North Yorkshire, northeast England, founded in 1830. The local council, a unitary authority, is Middlesbrough Borough Council. The 2011 Census recorded the borough's total resident population as 138,400 and the wider urban settlement with a population of 174,700, technically making Middlesbrough the largest urban subdivision in the ceremonial county of North Yorkshire. Middlesbrough is part of the larger built-up area of Teesside which had an overall population of 376,333 at the 2011 Census.

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Blogger Chloe Tempestoso wants people to see the positives of Boro.
2 hours ago • BBC News

Sam Turner is the youngest member of a foundry team and is keen to keep the skills alive.
11 hours ago • BBC News
Rubies was set up after a report claimed Middlesbrough was the worst place for girls to grow up.
18 hours ago • BBC News
Many of the singers had never seen an opera before, thinking it was just "a rich person's thing".
20 hours ago • BBC News
Two friends set up a "girl group" to save other women from "toxic friendships" and loneliness in Middlesbrough.
1 day ago • BBC News
Several structures have been uncovered in Middlesbrough by construction workers.
2 days ago • BBC News
What are the things that make the people of Middlesbrough most proud about their town?
2 days ago • BBC News
Following his husband's sudden death in 2016, Jonathan Brown says he never considered returning south.
2 days ago • BBC News
A shortish lesson in the geography and history of Middlesbrough (with some politics thrown in).
3 days ago • BBC News
Jonathan Porritt appeared before magistrates over an alleged fatal stabbing in Middlesbrough.
5 days ago • BBC News

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