EU exit would be bad for Teesside, insist business leaders
May 27, 2016
Business leaders heard why their counterparts and local politicians believe leaving the EU would be a blow for Teesside as the debate heats up ahead of the EU Referendum on June 23.
Nearly 60 representatives of Teesside businesses and charities attended an early morning breakfast meeting to hear the views of businessmen Ian Stark and[…]
2,000 sign petition demanding Teesside airport inquiry
May 6, 2015
A campaign to save Durham Tees Valley Airport has been given wings after more than 2,000 people signed a petition demanding an inquiry into its sale and decline.
Middlesbrough mayoral candidate Andy Preston organised the petition after local councils turned down Freedom of Information requests from ‘Save Teesside Airport’ campaigners, as they insisted details were[…]
Mayoral Candidate Announces Advisory Panel
May 1, 2015
Renowned heart consultant Dr Adrian Davies, Olympian Chris Tomlinson and Psyche fashion store owner Steve Cochrane are among a list of local experts that will form part of an advisory panel should Andy Preston become Middlesbrough Mayor after the forthcoming election.
Independent candidate Mr Preston says his advisory panel would offer expert advice on key[…]
US Embassy Delegates get a taste of Teesside
March 31, 2015
Two representatives of the United States Embassy got a taste of Teesside during a fact-finding mission to the area thanks to a determined charity leader.
Anneliese Reinemeyer and Geraldine Butler-Wright, sent to the North East by the London-based US Ambassador Matthew Barzun, originally visited only Tyneside to get a feel for the North East.
Secret Airport Deal May Have Cost Rate-Payers £Millions
March 26, 2015
Middlesbrough mayoral candidate Andy Preston is calling on councils to be transparent about the secret deal they did to effectively sell Teesside airport.
He fears that the deal done may have been a very weak one and may ultimately cost council tax payers many £millions.
The businessman and charity leader is backing an ongoing campaign[…]
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