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We pride ourself on being open, honest and fair, on delivering value for money and setting the highest standards of public service. Here you'll find information about all our Council services :

Regeneration and Transport

Here you'll find all you need to know about doing business in the Borough, about our economic regeneration and everything to do with transport in the area.

Arts, Culture
and Leisure

We want people to enjoy a  wealth of experiences that will  stir, surprise, and delight. Here you'll find information about our fabulous range of:    

and Housing

We want people to be proud of our Borough. We're taking genuine care to keep our streets clean, our parks carefully tended and housing affordable and desirable.  Look here for information on:

Children and
Young People

Every single child in the Borough is important to us.   Here you'll find all you need to know about:



Here you'll find details of the Safer Stockton Partnership and many important services such as:


We believe that every person in our community has a lifelong right to be treated with dignity and to receive the attention, care and assistance they require. Here you'll find details of:

Health and

We want everyone to be fit and healthy and to stay that way. Here you'll find information about:




Communities lie at the very heart of what makes the Borough so strong and so amazing. This is why we encourage, support and recognise  those who want to become involved. Look here for information about:


Thank you note with a difference for Stockton's Mayor

The Christmas wish of a secret Stockton craftsperson has been granted with a happy ending.

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Make sure you banish food poisoning this Christmas

Stockton Council and the Food Standards Agency (FSA) are serving up advice to help make sure people stay safe during this festive season.

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Landmark £10m facelift revealed

A massive £10m revamp of three landmark tower blocks in Billingham lit up the town when its completion was marked by Tristar Homes.

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Reindeers bring the magic of Christmas to Stockton High Street

Santa and his entourage of reindeers landed in Stockton High Street to spread the joy of Christmas to the people of Stockton yesterday (Sunday 14 December).

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Have your say on future School Admission Policy

Parents are being given a chance to have their say on proposed admission arrangements for community, voluntary controlled primary and secondary schools across Stockton Borough.

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Safety comes first in Stockton Town Centre this Christmas

Stockton Council is urging people to take care when crossing the road this festive season.

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Mayor's Casino Night raises the stakes for charity

The Mayor of Stockton, Councillor Barbara Inman, hosted a night of fun and games raising funds for charity at the Grosvenor Casino on Friday 28 November.

Road Safety Quiz Final

Stockton schoolchildren quizzed on road safety

Stockton Council’s annual Road Safety Quiz Final took place on Tuesday 9 December, where pupils from Our Lady of the Most Holy Rosary Primary School successfully defended their title.

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Kirklevington Primary strikes gold

A Stockton Borough primary school has been nationally recognised for its efforts to promote sporting opportunities for its pupils and the local community.

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Local residents and businesses asked for their views on a combined authority for Tees Valley

Consultation begins today (December 10) on proposals by Tees Valley’s five local councils to establish a Combined Authority in a bid to boost economic growth and job creation.

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Stockton celebrates winter window dressing

An independent gift and card shop has been awarded Stockton Town Centre’s ‘Best Dressed Christmas Window’.


Festive changes to waste and recycling collections

Residents across Stockton Borough are being reminded of changes that will affect their waste and recycling collections over the Christmas and New Year period.


First Anniversary of art prize is celebrated with new arts trail

An arts trail featuring work by North East based artists has been launched to celebrate the first anniversary of Refocus:The Castlegate mima Photography Prize. Refocus is a partnership between Castlegate Shopping Centre, Stockton Borough Council and mima and the project has been funded by Arts Council England.


Psst... heard about the Positively Stockton-on-Tees campaign?

Television producers' decision to film the next series of Channel 4's Benefits Street in Stockton is set to give rise to something altogether more positive.


Stockton Sparkles

Stockton Sparkles returns, even bigger and better this year.
Until 14/12/2014

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