Middlesbrough Council has unveiled its Investment Prospectus this week, aimed at creating new jobs and boosting the town’s future prosperity, says chief executive Tony Parkinson Building on its rich history and heritage, Middlesbrough has the pedigree to compete with towns and cities both in the UK and further afield. We’re already recognised as the vibrant city heart of the Tees Valley, and a major destination for visitors and investors alike. Our ambitions for the coming years are bold and far-reaching, but they’re achievable – and they will fulfil Middlesbrough’s destiny as a beacon of 21st Century enterprise and prosperity. Realising such an ambitious strategy will rely on our ability to attract and support cutting edge enterprise, foster forward-thinking development and deliver the services a modern city demands. In common with other areas once synonymous with heavy industry, Middlesbrough has suffered a long-term decline and that has severely impacted both the … (To read the full article, subscribe below)

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Tony Parkinson is interim chief executive of Middlesbrough Council