NEWS ROUNDUP: Middlesbrough councillors warned about behaviour & North East dog festival to return
Middlesbrough councillors warned about behaviour & North East dog festival to return
Councillors in Middlesbrough have been warned about their behaviour during meetings. Concerns have been raised about the council's image as most meetings have moved online which has seen them gain more exposure. An email urged councillors not to drink, smoke, drive or operate heavy machinery whilst attending virtual meetings.
Soroptimist International are celebrating 100 years. The organisation, devoted to improving the lives of women and girls, has been involved with a whole range of projects in the North East in spite of the pandemic, from tree planting to Easter egg donation as well as ensuring women fleeing traumatic circumstances have access to all the essentials they need.
The North East Dog Festival will return this year. Dogs will be able to try their paw at everything from agility to flyball during a weekend of activities. The event was cancelled last year due to the pandemic but will be back on the 4th and 5th of September.
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