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News - June 2010

Greener living comes to Ropner

Tuesday, June 29, 2010

IF you want to find out how to save energy and save money at the same time then head down to Ropner Park as Stockton Council hosts two free events.

Get on course for learning new skills

Friday, June 25, 2010

COURSES in everything from salsa dancing to car maintenance and cake making to portrait photography are on offer thanks to Stockton Council's Tees Achieve.

Don't forget to have your say

Friday, June 25, 2010

THERE are only days left for young people to have their say about Stockton's Borough's youth clubs.

Tees Heritage Park plans unveiled

Wednesday, June 23, 2010

WORK is soon expected to start on the first phase of the new Tees Heritage Park - and you are invited to a special event to see the exciting plans for yourself.

High tech, low energy at Stockton school

Tuesday, June 22, 2010

PUPILS from Stockton are using state-of-the-art technology to monitor their school's energy use, thanks to a partnership between Stockton Borough Council and a cutting edge company.

Tri some training

Friday, June 18, 2010

YOUNGSTERS from across the Borough are being invited to get into training for the Stockton Inter School Triathlon.

Ohms James

Friday, June 18, 2010

A NEW electric car is quietly humming along the roads as Stockton Borough Council has just taken delivery of its first electric car for staff use.

Don't miss out - sign up now

Friday, June 18, 2010

THERE are only two months to go until Stockton hosts the UK's only River Rat Race and over 400 keen adventurers have already signed up to take part in the challenge.

Breast is best

Thursday, June 17, 2010

SURE Start Children's Centres across Stockton Borough are marking national breastfeeding week with events to support new mums.

Get switched on during national recycling week

Thursday, June 17, 2010

STOCKTON Borough Council is backing a national week of activity to get people recycling unwanted small electrical items.

Tenants say 'Yes' - Tristar Homes close in on £140 million improvement plans

Thursday, June 17, 2010

£140 million improvement plans for Stockton's 10,400 Council houses are on track after tenants voted in favour of transferring their homes to a new-style, not-for-profit Tristar Homes.

Good news for motorists as Leven Bridge opens ahead of schedule

Tuesday, June 15, 2010

STOCKTON Council is delighted to announce that works to carry out the major repair works to Leven Bridge, near Yarm, are to be completed ahead of schedule.

Extra consultation meeting for care proposals

Friday, June 11, 2010

STOCKTON Council has arranged an extra meeting in Thornaby for people to give their views on how future adult care services should be provided.

Top comedy writer hosting book talk

Thursday, June 10, 2010

AN award winning comedy writer and author will be talking about his work and signing copies of his books at Ingleby Barwick Library on Thursday, 24 June.

Get into gear for top family fun

Wednesday, June 09, 2010

THE annual Fire Engine and Vintage Vehicle Rally has a new venue for 2010!

'Don't miss your chance to vote' Stockton tenants urged

Tuesday, June 08, 2010

TENANTS of Stockton's 10,400 Council homes are being urged not to miss their chance to have their say on shaping the future of their homes and services.

Pupils have designs on a new career

Tuesday, June 08, 2010

PUPILS at Thornaby Community School have been putting pen to paper and creating their own housing regeneration scheme designs.

From Tees to Sydney

Tuesday, June 08, 2010

THE discovery of ironstone at Eston Hills and its subsequent impact on the world comes under the spotlight at a special event at Stockton Central Library.

Join the Mayor for Sunday parade

Monday, June 07, 2010

THE Mayor of Stockton, Councillor Colin Leckonby, invites you to the annual Mayor's Parade on Sunday, 13 June.

It's childs play at community Centre

Monday, June 07, 2010

A NEW outdoor play area at Wolviston Court Community Centre will be officially launched at a fun Open Day on Thursday, 10 June.

Book the dates in your diary - SIRF is coming

Friday, June 04, 2010

WOLVES and whirling dervishes will be roaming the streets, a rickshaw will be picking up passengers, a floodlit boxing ring will be hosting theatrical bouts and a Belgian clown is going out of his mind - yes, it's that time of year again - Stockton International Riverside Festival (SIRF) is coming to town.

Be prepared and head to Preston Hall Museum and Park

Friday, June 04, 2010

AN exhibition celebrating 100 years of the Girl Guides is now on at Preston Hall Museum and Park.

Jane puts the icing on the cake

Thursday, June 03, 2010

A new purpose built facility at Stockton's Abbey Hill School and Technology College Campus is to be officially opened by the President of the National Autistic Society, actress, writer and cake maker Jane Asher.

Try a 'Triathlon for Everyone'

Thursday, June 03, 2010

AN opportunity to have fun getting fit for an event for all levels - that's how organisers describe the new-style Stockton Triathlon, launched today.

Let me tell you

Wednesday, June 02, 2010

AN art installation created by recovering drug users to break down stereotypes and raise awareness of addiction will soon find a home in Stockton Town Centre.

See the Borough by cycle

Tuesday, June 01, 2010

BIKERS' breakfast, cycle MOTs and guided rides are all on offer as Stockton Council and Sustrans Active Travel plays their parts in National Bike Week runs from 19 - 27 June.

Consultation asks residents about fair access to care

Tuesday, June 01, 2010

STOCKTON Council is embarking on a far-reaching consultation to allow people who currently use its adult care services and their carers to share their views on how these services should be provided in future.

New face joins Stockton Council Cabinet

Tuesday, June 01, 2010

COUNCILLOR Jim Beall is the new Cabinet Member for Adult Services and Health.