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Tweeters in Middlebrough

The Top Tweeters Worth Knowing In Middlesbrough

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In our eleventh instalment of ‘Who’s Who?’, following on from our last ‘Top Tweeters worth knowing in Swindon’ post, we are now turning our attention to Middlesbrough, a large industrial town situated on south bank of the River Tees in North Yorkshire.

Getting to Know the Local Area & Landscape Online

For those thinking of moving to Middlesbrough, getting to know the local area is a vital part of any property research process, but so too is getting to know the local landscape online; who’s worth listening to, following or liking? Follow the right people and you’ll be a local expert in minutes, and anything you don’t know you can consult your Twitter community.

As such, we have identified the subsequent Twitter users as being worth following in order to get an insight into the communities, people and places that matter.

These are the Top Tweeters Worth Following in Middlesbrough:

Love Middlesbrough

Love Middlesbrough was launched in 2008, at the Riverside Stadium. The initiative was designed as a way for passionate people to come together to promote Middlesbrough as a fantastic place to live, learn, work, invest, visit, shop and play. They are a must-follow for anyone from the local area, and do very well in maintaining their active, engaged follower base.

Middlesbrough Powerchair Football Club

Middlesbrough Powerchair Football Club (PFC) is a sports club for people of all ages, male and female, with a severe physical disability. This fast paced team sport enables those with even the most severe physical disabilities to play the beautiful game. They are active on Twitter and bring regular updates of the goings on around the club.

Flares Middlesbrough

Flares is a nightclub in the town that plays 1970’s and party tunes all night long. The venue is open 5 nights a week and is guaranteed to provide a fun night out that doesn’t take itself too seriously. Give them a follow to stay updated on the latest nights and offers.

The Gazette

The Gazette has been published for over 140 years, and is the most widely read local newspaper in the Teesside area. The paper provides the community with updates on all the latest news, sports, events, jobs, property and more. Their Twitter feed is regularly updated with local and occasionally national updates.

Middlesbrough Town Hall

Middlesbrough Town Hall is a stunning Grade II* listed Victorian concert venue. The building plays host to a wide range of events from concerts to comedy, conferences to theatre, weddings and workshops. Give them a follow to stay in touch with upcoming event announcements and information.

Meze Lounge

The Meze Lounge is an authentic Turkish restaurant offering a menu of traditional dishes. At the restaurant you will find a rich tapestry of tastes and atmosphere all perfected in the kitchens of the Sultans’ palaces from the Ottoman era. Their Twitter feed full of tempting food pictures is guaranteed to whet your appetite.

Middlesbrough Theatre

Middlesbrough Theatre was opened in 1957 and was one of the first new theatres built in England after the Second World War. Today it is a great little venue with an exciting and varied repertoire of drama and other theatre activities. Give them a follow for news and updates surrounding the theatre.

Ageing Better

Ageing Better Middlesbrough is working to reduce loneliness and isolation for people over 50 in Middlesbrough by inspiring current and future generations to live active and happy lives. A very worthy cause to follow and support.

Al Forno

The Italian restaurant Al Forno is a fantastic place to meet and eat. Choose from a range of superb, fresh Italian food, accompanied by beautiful wine and excellent service. Whether you’re just popping in for a fresh salad, or you’re visiting for a hearty home cooked Italian dinner, their award-winning chefs will not disappoint. Another account that’s Twitter feed will leave you hungry and extremely tempted.

Chadwicks Inn Maltby

Situated in a quiet village on the edge of the North Yorkshire Moors, Chadwicks Inn Maltby is a traditional country pub with an award-winning restaurant. These awards include Michelin guide appearances, Michelin eating out pub guide appearances and 2 AA Rosettes – a clear indication of the high level of food and services in this small quaint location.

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The top tweeters worth knowing in Sussex

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In the second instalment of our ‘Who’s Who?’ series, we’re turning our attention to Sussex and the South Coast to identify a selection of twitter users who are well worth following if you want to get an insight into the communities, people and places that matter.

Listed below – in no particular order – is our hand-curated list of top tweeters, based on activity, interest and local relevance:

The Park Tavern – Chichester

Nestled down on the South Coast, the Park Tavern regularly tweets about all things gastronomic and alcoholic, with lots a humour and witty observations on the world outside the pub.

Chichester Golf Club

Famously described as ‘a good walk ruined’, CGC is one of the more popular golf clubs towards the south coast, with a wide range of facilities for better players and higher handicappers alike. Their twitter feed is a mix of Tweeter Alliss and instructional videos. Worth a follow.

Grand Hotel, Eastbourne

The Grand Hotel in Eastbourne is the only 5-star seaside hotel in England, occupying a magnificent building built in 1875. The Grand has a strong association with music – Debussey corrected Le Mer there – giving rise to the Debussey Suite as part of its accommodation.

The Landing

The Landing is a boutique coffee shop and deli in West Wittering, serving up fantastic food in a friendly atmosphere, providing a focal point for the local community.

Selsey Internet Radio

The perfect example of what happens when a cohesive community really comes together: SIR is a local radio station producing podcasts and other content for Selsey residents, covering topics such as gardening, weather, cookery and what’s on.

Toovey’s Auctioneers

Going, going, gone! Toovey’s are based in Washington (a delightful place, where I once got kicked by a Shetland Pony whilst camping) and provide fine art auctioneering and valuation services both locally and internationally too.

Bowman’s Premium

An independent family-run business providing dog-owners with a wide range of nutritious, healthy food to keep man’s best friend in good health. Expect lots of great dog photos, plus advice and tips on looking after your canine companion.

RDH Coaches

I’ve always wanted to be a coach driver…but in lieu of that lofty ambition, the next best thing is to follow RDH coaches, who provide coach and shuttle services across Sussex. From school trips to excursions further afield, their twitter stream is a brilliant reflection of the different customers that use their services locally.

Boat House Cafe

The Boat House Cafe is located at Chichester Marina and tweets pictures of amazing views across the harbour…interspersed with good food and tantalising menus.

Fox and Hounds

The Fox and Hounds is a popular inn based in the marvellous-sounding village of Funtingdon, serving food from breakfast to dinner…plus it’s also a village shop! A fantastic twitter account shares events and attractions locally.

Restaurant Tristan

Restaurant Tristan is Horsham’s proud holder of a coveted Michelin star, showing that amazing food and fine dining isn’t just confined to the capital. If you want to take in breakfast in their ‘cafe’ you can, or sit beneath exposed beams as you dine on amazing local produce.

Ockenden Manor

Another Michelin-star…this time near Uckfield in East Sussex. Ockenden Manor provides the perfect space for a relaxing break away, with great food, a fantastic spa and gorgeous views within the countryside.

The Sussex Traveller

Sussex-based tweet SWT offers a perspective on the events and activities taking place across Sussex, particularly on the coast, encompassing some of the more adventurous things to do like paragliding and more.

Sussex Business Times

The SBT provides insight, advice and support to small and regional businesses across Sussex, connecting entrepreneurs via social media. A must-follow if you’re moving to Sussex and want to connect with other companies and businesses locally.

Visit Sussex

The definitive guide to what’s on and where; covering a wide range of activities and commentary on anything and everything happening across the county.

Taste West Sussex

Promoting local gastronomy and food, from producers to farmer to markets and more.

Sussex Local

Delivered to over 23,000 homes across the county, Sussex Local is a useful guide to events taking place; their twitter account is a fantastic showcase of the huge diversity that Sussex offers, from the great outdoors to nightlife and more.

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Bromley Tweeters

Twitter users worth knowing near Bromley

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For those thinking of moving to Bromley, getting to know the area is a vital part of any property research process, but so too is getting to know the landscape online; who’s worth listening to, following or liking?

With that in mind, we’ve scoured the web and have listed below (in no particular order) a selection of really interesting twitter accounts to follow for all those interested in Bromley and the surrounding areas.

Visit Chislehurst

A fantastic resource for all things Chislehurst, helping locals and those from further afield learn more about what’s happening, and promoting the area to those moving both near and far. Also online at the Visit Chislehurst website.

Churchill Theatre Bromley

Bromley’s flagship theatre is located slap-bang in the middle of the High Street and operates an extensive programme of live events, plays and productions, comedy, culture and panto, with an impressive range of local and touring productions drawn to it thanks to its position as one of the South-East’s most famous theatres.

Bromley Handyman

A fantastic insight into the work and life of a respected local tradesman, working on a variety of projects both inside and out. Expect lots of photos of finished work, mixed in with commentary about life in Bromley and Chislehurst generally. The person to go to if you need work done!

Playzone Bromley

Got kids? Located within the Bromley Arena, Playzone is a custom space for parties and events, with a soft-play area built in. For themed parties, let it go, let it go…

Parfaire Clinic

Based in Chislehurst, the Parfaire Clinic is a specialise skincare centre providing a wide range of treatments ands non-surgical procedures for those whose skin needs a boost. Expect skincare advice, inspirational tips and lots of suggestions for how to keep old-age at bay.

My Farmers Market

MFM run a number of farmers’ markets across North Kent, enticing the public with amazingly local produce from regional suppliers. If you want to grab something direct from the farm, follow them to see where their markets are heading next.

Queens Head, Chislehurst

Who doesn’t like a great British pub? The Queens Head is a popular local destination, serving a wide selection of ales alongside home-cooked food, in conjunction with occasional events like Psychic Night and a traditional pub quiz.

Bromley Comedy Club

Taking place within the Churchill Theatre, Bromley Comedy Club showcases a regular series of stand-up performances from the cream of the crop when it comes to circuit comedians as well as nationally-recognised faces. Book in a babysitter and head there to relax, unwind and laugh your head off.

The Bromley Court Hotel

Good food, good surroundings, good people; the Bromley Court Hotel is a great account on twitter if you like to be tempted by delicious food alongside opportunities to see behind the scenes into the busy lives of the chefs working in the kitchen.

The Imperial Arms

A pub that was first built in the 1800s, coupled with a wine bar, The Imperial Arms is a great place to book for a Sunday roast, or just to drop by for a pint chosen from their extensive selection of ales and lagers on draught.

Farrington’s School

Farrington’s is a leading local independent school; via twitter they showcase the work of teachers and pupils, as well as give back to the community via the range of events they put on, including school fun days and trips further afield.

Mary and Mick Design

Describing themselves as ‘designers and allotmenteers’ might sound a bit strange, but all makes sense when you see what they do. Their twitter account is a flow of all things design, interspersed with nuggets of interest and events from the wider community. Worth following, particularly to get an understanding of the creative side of Chislehurst.

Cook and Matthews Sport

Sporty types need look no further than Cook & Matthews for all their needs; follow the shop on twitter to find out about races, events, training and equipment.

Chislehurst Electrical

This family-run business offers an insight not just into their work, but the wider community that they are a part of – very much proud to be a Chislehurst-based local business!

Aqua Bar and Grill

Not only is Aqua Bar and Grill a great place to grab an amazing steak or cocktail, but they’re also proud to be a part of the ongoing regeneration of Bromley North under the Mayor of London’s Great Spaces scheme. So, after a long day of shopping, why not drop by for a culinary treat?

Cinnamon Culture

There’s much more to Indian cuisine than Tikka Masala, which is why Cinnamon Culture is such a popular local foodie heaven. Whether it’s the soft-shell kekada or Jungli boor, you are guaranteed a feast for the senses both online and offline!

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