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Middlesbrough engineering centre gets £6.6m funding boost

Artists impression of the STEM centre
Image caption The centre is expected to be completed by September 2015

A planned £21m engineering centre in Middlesbrough has secured £6.6m of government funding.

The Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths (STEM) Centre will be built at Middlesbrough College .

The money will help provide theory classrooms, engineering workshops, a construction yard and an HGV workshop.

Principal Mike Hopkins said the development will create a "variety" of new teaching posts and apprenticeship opportunities.

The centre is expected to be completed by September 2015.

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