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News - November 2010

Parking is 'free after three' for the Christmas season

Tuesday, November 30, 2010

STOCKTON Council is getting into the spirit of Christmas by giving visitors to Stockton Town Centre an added incentive with free parking throughout December.


What's in store in Stockton?

Monday, November 29, 2010

SHOPPERS and visitors to Stockton Town Centre may have noticed an unusually large present has appeared in one shop window just in time for the annual Stockton Sparkles celebrations.


Bag a festive treat at Stockton Sparkles

Monday, November 29, 2010

IMMERSE yourself in a winter wonderland as the Christmas Market Fair heads to Stockton from Thursday 2 to Sunday 5 December.


Stockton festivals are big winners

Friday, November 26, 2010

STOCKTON International Riverside Festival (SIRF) and Stockton Riverside Fringe Festival both proved to be big winners with audiences this summer and helped to generate almost £2 million into the local economy.


Council agrees way forward for adult social care

Friday, November 26, 2010

STOCKTON is to follow the lead of most other North East councils in the way it provides care for adult residents.


Keep warm and well during winter

Friday, November 26, 2010

With more cold weather and snow expected, NHS Tees is urging people to take extra care - of themselves, elderly relatives and neighbours - to avoid serious illness this winter.


Council agrees housing transfer plans

Thursday, November 25, 2010

IMPROVEMENT plans for Stockton's 10,283 Council houses and housing services, worth £140 million over the next five years, are on the verge of going ahead after the Council last night agreed a final report on the process.


Tees Barrage Whitewater Course by numbers

Wednesday, November 24, 2010

One of world's most cost-effective whitewater courses is being built at the Tees Barrage, Stockton-on-Tees, using sustainable construction techniques with over 5,000 tonnes of material being reused from the original course.


Stockton brimming with entrepreneurs of the future

Wednesday, November 24, 2010

PEOPLE from across Stockton are now a step closer to realising their entrepreneurial ambitions after taking part in Stockton Enterprise Week.


Massive response - people have their say on crime

Tuesday, November 23, 2010

STOCKTON residents have identified their top priorities in fighting crime for the next three years in a record-breaking response to a consultation on community safety.


Let's celebrate Stockton's heritage

Tuesday, November 23, 2010

STOCKTON'S historic and natural heritage will be outlined later this week in an exciting new document.


Young radio talent promotes enterprise in Thornaby

Thursday, November 18, 2010

YOUNG people in Thornaby are getting first hand experience of the radio business.


Stockton is officially crowned "most enterprising place"

Wednesday, November 17, 2010

On Monday (15 November) Stockton Council representatives attended the Enterprising Britain 2010 awards at the House of Lords in London.


Young musicians make their mark during Stockton Enterprise Week

Tuesday, November 16, 2010

A career in the music industry is an option for young people growing up in Stockton Borough.


Start on site at Billingham House

Tuesday, November 16, 2010

WORK is underway to open up a gateway site for new development at the heart of Billingham's process industries cluster, supporting the future growth of biotechnology and life sciences in the town.


Enterprise Gateways open the way for new business

Tuesday, November 16, 2010

PEOPLE across Stockton Borough interested in setting up in business are being encouraged to find out more during Stockton Enterprise Week.


Setting up in business is an option

Monday, November 15, 2010

SELF-EMPLOYMENT is a real alternative to unemployment for people in Stockton.


Power change will affect some services - but save £10,000 a year

Monday, November 15, 2010

INSTALLATION of new equipment to reduce carbon emissions and cut power bills by £10,000 a year will mean a temporary break in three Stockton Council services this weekend.


Stockton people urged to make a difference

Monday, November 15, 2010

STOCKTON Council is urging people to find out more about becoming a councillor at a special event this week.


Stockton's big switch on will be right up your street

Monday, November 15, 2010

STOCKTON Council and Castlegate Shopping Centre are joining forces to put on a fantastic Christmas light switch on.


Rate relief for sports clubs

Friday, November 12, 2010

LOCAL not-for-profit sporting organisations and sports clubs who pay rates for their premises to Stockton Borough Council are being reminded to apply now for the annual National Non-Domestic Rate Relief (NNDRR).


International honours for Stockton Library's Sandra

Friday, November 12, 2010

A STOCKTON library book group leader has made headline news after being awarded an international award.


Young entrepreneurs showcase talent

Wednesday, November 10, 2010

YOUNG people from across Stockton are competing to earn the title of "Future Entrepreneurs 2010."


Dream of bakery business becomes a reality

Wednesday, November 10, 2010

KATHRYN Hardy from Stockton has turned her hobby into a career after launching her new bakery business in the town.


River at heart of Stockton's regeneration

Thursday, November 04, 2010

STOCKTON Council is marking the next stage of its investment in Preston Hall Museum and Park with the opening of a new jetty into the Park on 9 November.


Top marks for Conyers School - with something for everyone

Wednesday, November 03, 2010

CONYERS School, in Yarm, has been rated as 'outstanding' by Ofsted inspectors who said 'attainment is high and students' achievement is excellent'.


School children helped to keep safe on Cleveland's roads on dark nights

Wednesday, November 03, 2010

With this week's dark nights two new initiatives 'Bright Sparks' and 'Twilight Trails' will start to keep schoolchildren safe on roads across Hartlepool, Middlesbrough, Redcar & Cleveland and Stockton-on-Tees.


Remembrance Sunday services across the Borough

Wednesday, November 03, 2010

SERVICES of Remembrance will be held across Stockton Borough on Sunday, 14 November to remember all those who gave their lives in both World Wars and more recent conflicts.


Unsafe cooker lighter sold by Poundland

Tuesday, November 02, 2010

A HIGH Street retailer was today (2 November) sentenced at Teesside Magistrates for selling an unsafe gas cooker lighter


Career towards advice

Monday, November 01, 2010

Parents of Year 11 students across Stockton are invited to attend a careers event hosted by Stockton Council.


Stockton celebrates recognised good landlords

Monday, November 01, 2010

A SCHEME which helps private sector landlords across Stockton Borough is celebrating its first anniversary this month.


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