Music to the ears of Middlesbrough’s shoppers

New technology, tested over six months at Middlesbrough’s historic Dundas Indoor Market, could soon be installed in businesses all over Teesside. The first Music Monitor device will go live in the Market  on 30 November following the success of the pilot, but the man behind the business is confident that’s just the first step. Chief Executive…

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Teesside twins bring Transatlanic desserts to the Boro

Teesside twins Darren and Lee Walker are bringing a taste of America to their hometown. They are opening The Thick Shake Company in Middlesbrough’s Dundas Indoor Market to provide shoppers with “real milkshakes”. “When I went to America they tasted nothing like the ones here – where they are really milky.  What we have a…

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Prestigious award for Middlesbrough’s Live Well Centre

Middlesbrough’s Live Well Centre – which opened less than two years ago – has won a prestigious national award. It was one of 10 council-run projects nominated in the Public Health Improvements category at the MJ Local Government Achievement Awards, which took place at the famous Hilton Hotel on Park Lane in London. The Live…

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Teesside rockers to dress to impress thanks to new shop

Teesside’s rockers of all ages can now dress to impress after the opening of a new shop in Middlesbrough’s Dundas Indoor Market. The Alt Box is the brainchild of rock fan and experienced retailer Mark McNaughton from Thornaby. He will be selling T-shirts celebrating 50 of history’s most popular bands and singers – from Queen,…

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Regional final places for young Teesside entrepreneurs

Two Teesside businesses, run by young entrepreneurs, have won places in the regional final of a national competition to find the next generation of superstar traders. The Little Vegan Market and Betty and the Lovecats were chosen after impressing the judges at the Youth Market, held at Middlesbrough’s Dundas Market. The Little Vegan Market –…

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