ANDY PRESTON

Take a look inside Teesside’s newest restaurant

Andy Preston

 

A truly unique project, unlike any other on Teesside or virtually anywhere else.

 

As you can see, there’s an awful lot of work to be done yet, but The Fork in the Road restaurant will be a starting point for some people to get their lives back on track.

First and foremost it’ll be a great restaurant that we can all enjoy but it will also provide vital work opportunities for ex-offenders, determined and recovering addicts and anyone who needs a fresh start.

This massive venture is being partly funded by the charity I chair, CEO Sleepout, with sponsorship money raised by business people sleeping rough for a night.

The project is also funded with NHS funds with the fantastic help of Middlesbrough Council.

The venue is still pretty secret – other than saying it’s on Linthorpe Rd Middlesbrough.

I’ll provide a further update as things progress – and more pictures in a few days’ time.

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