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News - April 2010

Celebrating 700 years of Stockton's Markets

Friday, April 30, 2010

STOCKTON Council is holding two special events to mark 700 years of the town's historic markets.


Get your nominations in now!

Friday, April 30, 2010

STOCKTON Council is calling all local sports people and clubs to get their nominations in for the 2010 Club and Coach Awards.


Voters urged to make their mark

Thursday, April 29, 2010

With the general election only days away, Darlington, Hartlepool, Middlesbrough, Redcar & Cleveland and Stockton Councils are making sure voters have all the information they need cast their vote on the 6 May.


Calling all budding actors and film crew

Wednesday, April 28, 2010

BUDDING local film makers are looking for actors and film crew to help bring their scripts to life.


Age won't stop Doris having her say

Wednesday, April 28, 2010

WITH polling day for the general election only days away one Stockton resident wouldn't let anything get in her way of putting an X on her ballot paper.


Helpline extended

Wednesday, April 28, 2010

A DEDICATED round-the-clock telephone helpline for those affected by their own or other people's drug problems has been extended to help people suffering from alcohol abuse.


Enjoy the outdoors throughout May

Tuesday, April 27, 2010

PEOPLE of all ages can get out and about and enjoy Stockton Borough's parks and greenspaces thanks to a series of events throughout May.


Infinity Festival lights up Stockton's skyline

Tuesday, April 27, 2010

BRING all the family down to Stockton's Riverside this May Bank Holiday weekend to celebrate the first anniversary of the opening of the award-winning Infinity Bridge.


First headline acts announced for Stockton Riverside Fringe Festival

Tuesday, April 27, 2010

Tees Music Alliance is delighted to announce the first of their headline acts for the 2010 Stockton Riverside Fringe Festival...


Doors open at Layfield Children's Centre and Foundation Stage unit

Friday, April 23, 2010

A spring-inspired celebration to mark the opening of a new £1 million eco-friendly children's centre and foundation stage unit in Yarm will take place on Friday, 30 April.


Entrepreneurs of the future

Friday, April 23, 2010

ON Friday 30 April Year 10 pupils at Northfield School will have the chance to develop their entrepreneurial talent and start a real business.


New road layout paves the way for regeneration

Thursday, April 22, 2010

STOCKTON Council's Planning Committee today approved plans for a new road junction, considered vital to reduce bus journey times and develop a key gateway into Stockton town centre.


Get on your bike

Wednesday, April 21, 2010

CYCLISTS can explore the River Tees with a gentle Sunday meander in the latest of Stockton Borough Council's 2010 guided cycle ride programme.


Work to start on Leven Bridge repair

Thursday, April 15, 2010

FOLLOWING weeks of intensive preparatory investigations, work is set to start on repairing Leven Bridge, near Yarm.


Don't lose your vote - appeal to first time voters and people who have recently moved home

Thursday, April 15, 2010

Issued on behalf of Stockton, Darlington, Hartlepool, Redcar & Cleveland and Middlesbrough Councils.


Only days left to secure your General Election vote

Wednesday, April 14, 2010

Voters in Darlington, Hartlepool, Middlesbrough, Redcar & Cleveland and Stockton have only a few days left to secure their vote for the UK general election on 6 May.


Make it your business to attend

Tuesday, April 13, 2010

LOCAL businesses across Stockton Borough are invited to a special breakfast event to find out how they can benefit from engaging with employees of the future.


Celebrate the Borough's history

Tuesday, April 13, 2010

LOCAL History Month takes place throughout May and Stockton Borough Libraries will be celebrating it in style with a host of fantastic events.


Families love tennis

Tuesday, April 13, 2010

THE summer may seem a long way off at the moment but if you and your family want to hone your tennis skills in time for strawberries and cream season then come along to Ropner Park, Stockton.


Pizza shop closed

Friday, April 09, 2010

COUNCIL environmental health officers today secured the closure of a Stockton pizza shop after finding mice droppings during an inspection.


Never too old to learn

Monday, April 05, 2010

LEARNING doesn't have to stop when you leave school - that's the message from Stockton Central Library as they host two events for Adult Learners' Week (15-21 May).


Teesside park buses back on

Thursday, April 01, 2010

A NEW operator has stepped in to fill the gap after Teesside Shopping Park was left without any bus services last week.


Calling all entrepreneurs!

Thursday, April 01, 2010

Anyone considering setting up their own business and looking for advice can head along to a tailor-made event 'kick start your own business' on Thursday, 22 April.


A boost for the borough's sports clubs

Thursday, April 01, 2010

Sports clubs are urged to get in touch to find out about a Club Booster Scheme run by Stockton Council and NHS Stockton-on-Tees.


Launching the River Rat Race

Thursday, April 01, 2010

BBC Tees presenter Diane Youdale will be hoping to avoid walking the plank as she helps launch the River Rat Race as part of this year's Take to the Tees event.


Jab, Hook and Undercut your way to fitness

Thursday, April 01, 2010

MEN wanting to improve their fitness can head down to Stillington Community Centre to be put through their paces at a boxing-inspired exercise session.