Stockton-on-Tees Borough Council

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News - December 2010

Financial boost for aspiring Stockton athletes and sporting volunteers

Thursday, December 30, 2010

TALENTED sports men and women living across Stockton Borough are being offered the chance to secure up to £200 to further their athletic careers.

All bins emptied so far - and next weeks collections will go ahead

Thursday, December 23, 2010

BIN crews in Stockton have completed every single round since the freezing weather hit a month ago - and they will go ahead with collections during Christmas week as planned.

Ensure nobody dies home and alone this Christmas

Wednesday, December 22, 2010

Dying alone is a tragedy at any time of year but particularly at Christmas.

Stockton celebrates in style

Friday, December 17, 2010

THERE is a double reason to celebrate in Stockton this weekend (Saturday 18 and Sunday 19 December.)

Artistic support for Stockton charities

Thursday, December 16, 2010

INTERNATIONALLY renowned Mackenzie Thorpe is supporting charities close to Stockton's heart.

Community works together to enhance park

Wednesday, December 15, 2010

A Thornaby park is in the running for nearly £50,000 worth of investment.

Cabinet to consider report on finances

Tuesday, December 14, 2010

Stockton Council's Cabinet will this week (16 December) consider the impact of a reduction in Government funding which means it must deliver at least £29 million in savings by 2014 - an expected £16 million of it in the coming year.

Giant robot returns to Stockton Sparkles

Friday, December 10, 2010

CHRISTMAS shoppers in Stockton are set to be wowed yet again this weekend as a spectacular, 8 feet tall robot, returns to the town.

Stockton's library service provides a winters tale

Friday, December 10, 2010

THE recent freezing conditions and heavy snow have made it difficult for some people to get out and about.

Animal welfare appeal for information about abandoned dog

Friday, December 10, 2010

STOCKTON Council's Animal Welfare Officers are appealing for information after a dog, close to death, was abandoned in a Stockton alley.

Big thank you for caring communities

Friday, December 10, 2010

PEOPLE from across Stockton Borough are being recognised for their efforts to care for their area.

Stockton's Big Discussion

Thursday, December 09, 2010

HOW can we all work together to make a real difference to life across Stockton Borough?

Transporter Bridge Operating Times - Christmas 2010

Monday, December 06, 2010

Transporter Bridge operating times for Christmas 2010.

Come along to see Rudolph and Friends

Monday, December 06, 2010

STOCKTON Sparkles Christmas Festival which has seen the Christmas Light Switch On, street theatre and market fair continues.

School roof damage causes council to check eight other schools

Saturday, December 04, 2010

EIGHT Stockton schools expect to close on Monday and Tuesday to allow council engineers to carry out safety inspections after snow damaged the roof of another school in the Borough.

Winter festival celebrates worldwide cultures

Friday, December 03, 2010

WINTER traditions from around the globe will be celebrated as part of Stockton's Interfaith Week.

Eastern Ravens awarded £72,500 to help vulnerable and hidden Young Carers

Friday, December 03, 2010

Eastern Ravens Trust is one of 15 organisations nationally and of only 2 in the North East, which has been awarded a grant by The Princess Royal Trust for Carers as part of a programme of Young Carers Grants funded by Comic Relief.

Enter the Enterprise Arcade

Friday, December 03, 2010

The Stockton Enterprise Arcade will provide retail opportunities to incubate new businesses for up to six months. Based in the former Burton's store at 147 High Street, it could be open before Christmas - weather permitting

No cockroaches here!

Thursday, December 02, 2010

AN environmental health study shows that none of Stockton's Asian food businesses were affected by infestation from the German cockroach following problems at a Darlington food supply business in October.

Stockton's Infinity Bridge spans the globe

Thursday, December 02, 2010

THE reputation of Stockton's Infinity Bridge as an iconic piece of architecture is spreading across the globe.

Work means temporary change to safety numbers

Thursday, December 02, 2010

WORK to Stockton Council's telephone network will mean the Neighbourhood Enforcement phone line will change for six hours this weekend.

A cut above: Launch Pad helps to style new career

Thursday, December 02, 2010

A local dad is celebrating success after achieving his dream of running his own business.

Gritting teams work round the clock

Wednesday, December 01, 2010

Stockton Council gritting teams have now been working round the clock for a week to keep the Borough's main roads open.