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A borough of northeast England at the mouth of the Tees River. It has iron, steel, and chemical works.


(Placename) an industrial town and unitary authority in NE England; on the Tees estuary; university (1992). The unitary authority was formerly (1974–96) part of Cleveland county. Pop: 135 00 (2008 est.) Area: 54 sq km (21 sq miles)


(ˈmɪd lz brə)

a seaport in NE England, on the Tees estuary. 145,800.
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MIDDLESBROUGH is "well and truly open for business".
TOM WARD of Birtley won a unanimous points decision over fellow England international Joe Maphosa from host club Middlesbrough at the Ironpolis Club.
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In a groundbreaking service partnership, HBS will deploy Siebel Service and Siebel eService to enable Middlesbrough Borough Council to create a single, comprehensive view of its citizens.
15) reported that Teesside University students have launched a campaign with Middlesbrough Council to change Middlesbrough's status from a town to a city.
But hopefully the arrival of Middlesbrough will put the cutting edge back into Adebayor's game.
MIDDLESBROUGH (from): Schwarzer, Nash; Queudrue, Southgate, Cooper, Boateng, Zenden, Parlour, Downing, Viduka, Hasselbaink, Job, Riggott, Nemeth, Doriva, McMahon, Morrison, Davies, Reiziger.
SUPPORT for SSI workers and those affected by the Redcar steelworks situation is being offered by Middlesbrough Council.
REMEMBER the season when Middlesbrough had that brilliant UEFA Cup run?
SATURDAY AT THE DECK: The Deck, Redcar 11pm MILK: The Empire, Middlesbrough, 11pm THE STY AT NIGHT: Purple Pig, Middlesbrough 9pm-1am THURSDAY .
MONSTERS OF POP: Dr Browns, Middlesbrough CATTLE AND CANE: Teesside University SU, PS3/PS10 CLASSIC CLAPTON: Middlesbrough Theatre, PS15 BOOKENDS, SIMON&GARFUNKEL: THROUGH THE YEARS: Middlesbrough Town Hall Crypt, PS12.
Middlesbrough Community Learning Service and Middlesbrough Libraries are working with clubs, societies, adult education and leisure course providers to put on the event.