Mayor Ben Houchen has officially declared a Tees Valley cancer charity’s store as open for business.
Hartlepool’s Miles for Men and Walk for Women shop was previously located on the town’s York Road, but has now moved to a new, bigger, home at Unit 135 in Middleton Grange Shopping Centre – across from Costa Coffee.
The charity has raised more than £320,000 to date for those affected by cancer locally and nationally. It was launched in 2012 by Michael Day Jnr in memory of his father, Michael Day Snr, who lost his battle with throat cancer in 2007 aged 67.
Mark Rycraft, Middleton Grange Shopping Centre manager, said: “We are thrilled to welcome this inspiring organisation to Middleton Grange. The people behind the charity work so hard in raising much-needed funds, so we’re delighted to be able to support them even further by providing retail space in a vibrant location in Hartlepool enabling Miles For Men to increase their ability to help local people. We wish the team the best of the luck.”