Mayor backs King’s Award company’s growth plans

The boss of a Teesside firm, which has just been recognised with the UK’s top business award, has revealed further expansion plans during a visit by Middlesbrough Mayor Chris Cooke.  Paralloy has had a meteoric rise since new owners acquired the business less than five years ago. Revenue has increased three-fold, the workforce has more…

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Mayor welcomes opening of life-changing bakery

Middlesbrough Mayor Chris Cooke has welcomed the opening of the Brickyard Bakery which will provide both great tasting affordable bread and life-changing opportunities. The not-for-profit bakery in the town’s Dundas Shopping Centre is offering year-long paid internships to six young people more suited to hands-on work than study. “It’s aimed at those who don’t do…

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