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News - March 2010

Funding secured for station footbridge

Wednesday, March 31, 2010

Stockton Council has successfully secured £250,000 of funding from the Department for Transport for a replacement footbridge at Thornaby Railway Station.

On the move

Wednesday, March 31, 2010

Stockton Tourist Information Centre has moved to a new location - from the Central Library on Church Road to The Shambles, Stockton High Street.

Time running out for tenants to give their views

Tuesday, March 30, 2010

Stockton's Council tenants have just a few more days to give their views on the proposed transfer of their homes to a new not-for-profit company.

Come to the races

Monday, March 29, 2010

IF you fancy a night out with a difference come along to Norton Sports and Social Club on Wednesday 21 April for a special night at the races. 'Let's go to the races' is a fundraising evening for Hartburn Lodge Disabled Children's Short Breaks Unit. Money raised at the event will be used to take two young people to Center Parcs.

Have fun being healthy

Monday, March 29, 2010

YOUNG people across the Borough are being invited to head along to get the low-down on all things healthy and try their hands at a range of fun activities. Have Fun Being Healthy is taking place in Trinity Gardens, Stockton on Thursday, 8th April from 11am-3pm and is supported by Stockton-on-Tees Children's Trust Board.

Snap to it and enter fun competition

Friday, March 26, 2010

YOUNG people across Stockton Borough are being encouraged to go out and about to photograph the area's history.

Game, set and match for two Stockton schools

Friday, March 26, 2010

PUPILS from two primary schools will be representing Stockton Borough at a Tees Valley wide tennis competition.

Get the right prescription at Preston Hall Museum and Park

Thursday, March 25, 2010

PRESTON Hall Museum & Park is celebrating the opening of J Walker Chemist & Druggist in the Victorian Street.

Residents back new housing plan

Thursday, March 25, 2010

RESIDENTS of Stockton's Parkfield Mill Lane area have given their clear backing to a plan to extend a regeneration scheme as part of a £60 million housing transformation.

Parlez-vous Francais?

Wednesday, March 24, 2010

TWO schools from the Stockton Borough have both won first prize in a national competition run by the British Council as part of French Language Week.

Have a cracking time with Easter events

Wednesday, March 24, 2010

THERE are events galore for young people to enjoy over the school holidays this Easter.

Pens at the ready for 'Everybody Writes' day

Wednesday, March 24, 2010

PUPILS all across Stockton Borough are getting their thinking-caps on as they prepare to take writing beyond the classroom.

It's just the business

Wednesday, March 24, 2010

STOCKTON Council is showing its ongoing commitment to supporting small businesses with the signing of a new 'Engagement Accord'.

Residents urged to be alert for scam calls

Wednesday, March 24, 2010

STOCKTON Council is urging residents across the Borough to be alert to one of the latest scams targeting the area.

A market place with a difference

Wednesday, March 24, 2010

STUDENTS at Blakeston School who have been working hard to hone their entrepreneurial talent are enticing the public into their market place to show off both their wares and their business skills.

Honour for the Borough's youngsters

Tuesday, March 23, 2010

A GROUP of young people from Stockton are to be honoured by the High Sheriff of Durham for the second year in a row for their outstanding community work.

Read all about it - Ingleby Barwick gets a makeover

Tuesday, March 23, 2010

INGLEBY Barwick Library will be closed from Saturday, 3 April until Monday, 19 April while it undergoes refurbishment works.

Ping Pong princesses to take on the nation

Thursday, March 18, 2010

FOUR Thornaby yougsters are one step away from becoming national champions at table tennis, thanks to their dedication and training.

Yes to planning schemes is a boost for Borough

Thursday, March 18, 2010

HUNDREDS of jobs and new homes could be on their way after Stockton Borough Council's Planning Committee approved four major developments today.

Getting active in Stockton

Wednesday, March 17, 2010

PEOPLE in Stockton can get out and get active with a weekend of activities celebrating the opening of the Stockton Active Travel Scheme's Hub (which was formally opened on Tuesday, March 16).

Pupils take the 'elm in experiment

Friday, March 12, 2010

PUPILS at St Mark's Elm Tree Primary School will be taking part in a special experiment to help scientists unlock a horticultural mystery.

Here come the girls!

Friday, March 12, 2010

TOP selling author Carmen Reid is heading to Stockton and you are cordially invited to join her for a Girls' Night In.

On the run

Wednesday, March 10, 2010

A NEW scheme designed to make running accessible for all is branching out across Stockton Borough.

Have a hula lot of fun

Tuesday, March 09, 2010

HULA your way to fitness with Stockton Council's new hula hoop classes for children.

Victoria Bridge given status symbol

Tuesday, March 09, 2010

ONE of Stockton's major landmarks, Victoria Bridge, has gained Grade II listed status.

New staff will be dressed to impress

Monday, March 08, 2010

VISITORS to Preston Hall Museum and Park will need to be on their best behaviour as they will now be watched by a Victorian bobby on his beat.

Young people help design £5million youth facility

Monday, March 08, 2010

A CHANCE to shape a place of your own - that's what young people across Stockton-on-Tees are being offered this week.

Consultation begins on housing transfer plans

Thursday, March 04, 2010

CONSULTATION has begun on the proposed transfer of Stockton's 10,400 Council houses to a new not-for-profit organisation, which promises £600 million worth of improvements to homes.

Major structural work to be carried out on Leven Bridge

Thursday, March 04, 2010

FURTHER investigation work into the damage on Leven Bridge, near Yarm, has shown major structural damage.

Council honours retiring Police Superintendent

Tuesday, March 02, 2010

A Police Superintendent who has worked tirelessly to make Stockton a safer place will be honoree before full Council.

It's child's play at Wynyard Woodland Park

Tuesday, March 02, 2010

WORK has started on the £300,000 play area at Wynyard WoodlanWORK has started on the £300,000 play area at Wynyard Woodland Park. d Park.

Time runs out for replica watch seller

Tuesday, March 02, 2010

A STOCKTON man today pleaded guilty to advertising for sale, selling and distributing counterfeit watches and distributing a counterfeit Gucci key fob via his internet business.

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