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News - February 2010

Budget agreed

Thursday, February 25, 2010

AT a special council meeting last night Stockton Borough Councillors from across the political spectrum gave their full support to a budget which proposes an annual Council tax rise of 2% - half of what the Council originally planned in last year's budget.


Take the time to reminisce

Thursday, February 25, 2010

DO you have a favourite book from your childhood? If so, come along to Stockton's libraries to reminisce and celebrate World Book Day.


Leading the way in young people's health campaigns

Wednesday, February 24, 2010

Issued jointly by NHS Stockton-on-Tees, Stockton Council and NWA Social Research Ltd.


Head along for a cuppa - it's all in a good cause

Wednesday, February 24, 2010

SHOPPERS and visitors to Stockton Town Centre can take a breather and have a cuppa to raise money for a good cause.


Sign up for savings

Monday, February 22, 2010

SPORTS clubs across the Borough are being urged not to miss out on the chance to get a boost from the tax man.


Improvement works to Parish Gardens

Wednesday, February 17, 2010

STOCKTON Council has started work on improving the Parish Gardens area in the Town Centre.


Feeling the pinch? Beat the Crunch?

Monday, February 15, 2010

PEOPLE who are still feeling the effects of the recent economic downturn can take advantage of a free event to find out ways to save money and get a host of advice.


Value for money and Efficiencies help keep council budget on course

Monday, February 15, 2010

DESPITE the effects of the 'credit crunch' and rising pressures on services Stockton Borough Council's Cabinet will this week (18 February) consider a budget which proposes an annual Council tax rise of 2% - half of what the Council originally planned in last year's budget.


Behind the scenes at eco-friendly school

Friday, February 12, 2010

Pupils of Layfield Primary School in Yarm are being given a 'sneak preview' of a £1 million eco-friendly children's centre and foundation stage unit which is due to be officially opened in April.


Three bidders short-listed for Stockton's £180 million Building Schools for the Future contract

Friday, February 12, 2010

THREE private sector organisations have been short-listed to bid for the multi-million pound contract to design, build and maintain twelve Stockton Borough schools.


Don't hedge your bets - get yourself along

Monday, February 08, 2010

PEOPLE across Stockton Borough are being invited to take part in hedgerow planting on 13 and 14 February.


Celebrating Stockton's youth

Monday, February 08, 2010

YOUNG people across Stockton were honoured in a special award ceremony to celebrate their achievements.


Options for south Stockton schools will continue to be considered

Monday, February 08, 2010

STOCKTON Council will continue to explore ideas and options for future secondary school provision in the south of the borough over the coming months.


Go that extra mile for sport relief

Wednesday, February 03, 2010

PEOPLE across Stockton Borough are being urged to put on their running shoes and help raise money for Sport Relief.


Lights, camera, action!

Wednesday, February 03, 2010

BUDDING film makers are invited to a two-day event to put together a music video.


Young people in Stockton shape £5 million place of their own

Wednesday, February 03, 2010

YOUNG people across Stockton-on-Tees have moved a step closer to gaining a world-class youth facility of their own.


You're hired - Stockton Council praised for apprenticeship success

Wednesday, February 03, 2010

STOCKTON Council has been praised by the Communities Secretary for its commitment to providing apprenticeships for young people.


Museum has 'Too Much Stuff'

Tuesday, February 02, 2010

A SUITCASE which unfolds into a pushchair, a clown's wig and more than 40 vacuum cleaners are just a selection of the objects on display in Preston Hall's Museum's latest exhibition.


It would be a crime to miss this

Tuesday, February 02, 2010

POPULAR crime writer, Pauline Rowson, will be stopping off at Ingleby Barwick Library during her forthcoming tour of the North East.


Young volunteers graduate with pride

Monday, February 01, 2010

PIONEERING young people from Stockton Borough have been rewarded for their outstanding volunteering contributions at a special graduation ceremony in London.