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Bulldozers move in to clear site for Stockton's new Hampton by Hilton hotel

Bulldozers move in to clear site for Stockton's new Hampton by Hilton hotel

Monday, August 21, 2017

Work to clear a site for Stockton’s new Hampton by Hilton hotel is progressing as the demolition of a former garage gets under way.


Memorial stone dedicated to First World War hero on 100th anniversary

Memorial stone dedicated to First World War hero on 100th anniversary

Wednesday, August 16, 2017

A service of dedication was held today (Wednesday 16 August) to honour the heroic actions of Sergeant Edward Cooper in the First World War.


Information event for prospective fostering and adoption candidates

Information event for prospective fostering and adoption candidates

Tuesday, August 15, 2017

People interested in the possibility of fostering or adopting a child are being encouraged to visit an information event being held by Stockton-on-Tees Borough Council.


Tradesman sentenced

Tradesman sentenced

Monday, August 14, 2017

A landscape contractor who carried out work to a poor standard and falsely claimed he was a member of two trade associations has been sentenced at Teesside Crown Court following a five day trial (Monday 7 August until Friday 11 August).


Head to Stockton Riverside for exhilarating Rat Race

Head to Stockton Riverside for exhilarating Rat Race

Monday, August 14, 2017

Thrills and spills around a unique wet and wild running course will be the star attraction this weekend as the Stockton River Rat Race is back in town.


Take a leap into Stockton's River Rat Race

Take a leap into Stockton's River Rat Race

Thursday, August 10, 2017

Stockton's thrilling River Rat Race – an exciting 10k and 5k obstacle race around Stockton and its Riverside – is back for its eighth consecutive year.


'High wire on fire' finale brings Stockton International Riverside Festival to a heart stopping close

'High wire on fire' finale brings Stockton International Riverside Festival to a heart stopping close

Monday, August 07, 2017

A breathtaking high wire act brought SIRF’s 30th birthday programme to an exhilarating close last night.


Crowds flock to SIRF’s 30th birthday opener

Crowds flock to SIRF’s 30th birthday opener

Friday, August 04, 2017

A daring aerial theatre show got SIRF’s 30th birthday programme off to a flying start on Stockton’s riverside last night.


Come along to the Carnival Jamboree

Come along to the Carnival Jamboree

Thursday, August 03, 2017

The carnival atmosphere has arrived in Stockton early this year.


The 30th SIRF launches tomorrow

The 30th SIRF launches tomorrow

Wednesday, August 02, 2017

Stockton International Riverside Festival (SIRF), celebrating its 30th birthday this year, is ready to launch with a spectacular opening show tomorrow (Thursday 3 August).


Mayor's annual Golf Day raises thousands for charity

Mayor's annual Golf Day raises thousands for charity

Wednesday, August 02, 2017

Teams taking part in the annual Mayor’s Charity Golf Day have raised £7,000 that will benefit three worthy charities.


SIRF17 preview performances take to the streets

SIRF17 preview performances take to the streets

Monday, July 31, 2017

Stockton International Riverside Festival took to the road with an array of intriguing, amusing teaser performances on Saturday (29 July) – giving a taste of what festival-goers can expect at SIRF17.


Bookworms support the Mayor's charities at book launch

Bookworms support the Mayor's charities at book launch

Monday, July 31, 2017

Avid readers in Stockton-on-Tees showed their support for the Mayor’s charities at the launch of a thrilling new book last week.


SIRF after dark

SIRF after dark

Friday, July 28, 2017

Nighttime spectaculars are set to take centre stage at this year’s Stockton International Riverside Festival (SIRF).


Fun-filled summer activities in Stockton Borough

Fun-filled summer activities in Stockton Borough

Friday, July 28, 2017

Libraries across Stockton Borough are hosting a summer of fun, free activities for children and families during the school holidays.


It really is ‘access all areas’ at this year’s SIRF

It really is ‘access all areas’ at this year’s SIRF

Friday, July 28, 2017

A range of services for people with disabilities will be on offer at this year’s Stockton International Riverside Festival.


SIRF's 30th birthday carnival t-shirt is unveiled

SIRF's 30th birthday carnival t-shirt is unveiled

Thursday, July 27, 2017

SIRF17’s 30th Birthday Community Carnival t-shirt has been revealed.


Countdown to SIRF17 is on!

Countdown to SIRF17 is on!

Thursday, July 27, 2017

The countdown to Stockton International Riverside Festival’s 30th birthday festivities has begun with just a week to go to launch night.


Family festival brings heritage skills to life

Family festival brings heritage skills to life

Thursday, July 27, 2017

This Sunday (30 July), Preston Park Museum will host a fun, family festival celebrating heritage skills and crafts from around Tees Valley and the surrounding area.


Castlegate shopping centre unveils new commission

Castlegate shopping centre unveils new commission

Wednesday, July 26, 2017

The installation of a new landmark artwork in Stockton-on-Tees, by acclaimed artist Aikaterini Gegisian, is built on Tees Valley inspiration.


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