Over the last couple of years, we’ve become used to the drumbeat of good news stories about our local economy. Government backing for this giant new power station is another really important example.
As these projects move towards being built out in the early 2020s, you can see how they will bring high quality, stable jobs for thousands of Teessiders. The resulting social impact will be equally huge.
It’s why, despite current challenges, I wake up brimming with enthusiasm about what we can achieve under the leadership of Ben Houchen, our Tees Valley Mayor. And it’s why we should all be confident about Teesside’s future. Things really are changing for the better.
You can read more about the power station project from the Gazette here.