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    1960s, 70s and 80s Boro Players

    I spoke to 3 former Boro players outside the Riverside today who span the 1960s, 1970s and 1980s. Two defenders, one forward. Sadly one of the ex players is now in a wheelchair. The forward always gives me a bit of abuse as he steams past me. But he is a character and I earned the abuse.
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    Summer Fun at Museums

    Please find attached a press release on a bumper crop of summer activities for all the family at Middlesbrough Museums. ALL ABOARD FOR SUMMER WITH MIDDLESBROUGH MUSEUMS! Middlesbrough Museums have released their summer line-up of activities and it’s a bumper season packed full of...
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    Bernard Cribbins Characters

    Old Jack
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    Coaches Corner or Coach's Corner

    Or Coaches' Corner - I cannot decide which is the right way. It is a new feature in the fanzine from a football coach.
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    The Bard in Boro

    The first show from an innovative new partnership between less is MORE, a local theatre production company, and Middlesbrough Town Hall launches next week (Monday, Aug 1) with an exciting new Shakespeare adaptation. With a nod to the open-air origins of the famous Bard, the sounds of A...
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    Seen To Be Believed Film Premiere on Sunday

    There is a special film premiere on Sunday. In the splendour of Middlesbrough's Victorian Town Hall courtroom we can look back at archive footage from North East Film Archive and Yorkshire Film Archive of rarely viewed footage of royal visits to Teesside back over the decades, including...
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    Sunday Events

    Two great events on Sunday - a film premier on the afternoon and then a chance to see Middlesbrough's Beating Heart with the artist himself, Stu Langley.
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    Eston Arts Centre Becomes Preston Arts Centre For a Month

    It really is a go-ahead place Eston Arts Centre. Art where it is really needed, very much in the community. Next week they are doing something unusual changing to Preston Arts Centre (Boro better win tomorrow) because is all about following a model from Preston about "community wealth building."...
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    Chris Wilder Press Conference - The Chips are Down

    Chris Wilder was in a good positive mood going into Friday's press conference. It was all very upbeat ahead of the crunch game at Preston when eyes and ears will also be on other fixtures. But we must be professional and do our job was the message. No easy task at Preston away. As usual I put...
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    Two Boro fmttm Events for your Diary

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    Local History Month 2022 starts this weekend

    A full month of local history month events - including a couple with a football flavour kicked off with the Boro Shirt museum McClaren Years exhibition on Sat 30 April at Base Camp.
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    fmttm podcast

    Final podcast of the season - or is it?
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    Snappy Thinking Leads To £400 Fly Tipping Penalty

    A quick-thinking Middlesbrough resident acted snappy and helped bring justice to a fly tipper. The Linthorpe man saw a flat back truck reverse into an alley near his home before the two occupants of the vehicle jumped out and pulled a large fridge-freezer onto the ground. They then jumped back...
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    Middlesbrough Town Crier Needed!

    Oyez, oyez, oyez! The call of a Town Crier can be heard throughout the land and Middlesbrough is looking for its very own voice. A competition is set to launch this week to find a new Town Crier for Middlesbrough. Making their debut at the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee celebrations, the Crier will...
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    Ukrainian Pastor Sends God's Blessings to Middlesbrough and Donations Appeal

    A Ukrainian pastor has sent “God’s blessings” to the “wonderful families” of Middlesbrough who have contributed vital aid to Mariupol. Last month Middlesbrough Council agreed to help a collection campaign organised by Ukrainian families living locally and Middlesbrough Mayor Andy Preston urged...
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    Before Breakfast at the Waiting Room

    That means the band Before Breakfast playing the Waiting Room restaurant and venue at Eaglescliffe BEFORE BREAKFAST are thrilled to announce they will be touring their debut album ‘I Could Be Asleep If It Weren’t For You’, which came out in January. Playing at the Waiting Room Eaglescliffe...
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    Fmttm Issue 626 v Stoke City

    Final fanzine issue of the season - currently at the printers and will be mailed out to subscribers later today. On sale at base camp and around the Riverside on Saturday. Includes a tribute to David Buckton RIP former Supporters Club chair and a familiar figure in the media speaking up on...
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    Boro Shirt Museum on Saturday at Base Camp

    The story of our most successful manager ever, Steve McClaren. Cup finals, UEFA Cup runs and big names covered (plus a few surprises). The story of Boro's most successful era told through match worn Boro shirts. Free event upgraded to a bigger room. 12noon to 2,30pm FREE
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    Standing Areas Positive Impact on Safety

    According to the safety experts themselves the SGSA - Sports Ground Safety Authority "Since January, five clubs – Cardiff City, Chelsea, Manchester City, Manchester United and Tottenham Hotspur – have been operating licensed standing areas in designated rail-seated and seated sections for home...
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    Supporters Meeting Tonight

    Through Zoom. I think every major point brought up on here is on the agenda. As I always point out the website is the place to message, influence and keep up to date with supporter/club engagement. MSF Meeting Agenda Date: 25th April 2022 Time: 18:00 - 20:00 Location: Zoom...