Stockton-on-Tees Borough Council

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News - April 2011

Royal Wellington Wedding comes to Stockton

Thursday, April 28, 2011

Royal wedding fever is hitting Stockton thanks to learners and staff from Stockton Council's Tees Achieve Service.

Stockton Council offers voluntary and community sector support

Thursday, April 28, 2011

Voluntary and community groups from Stockton-on-Tees could soon benefit from a share of £125,000.

Caring Angela retires after 31 years

Wednesday, April 27, 2011

After 31 years of sterling service, Angela Rutland has retired from Stockton Council - and she has never missed a day's work in those three decades.

Come on - back local business!

Friday, April 22, 2011

The Enterprise Arcade pilot project, next to Debenhams in Stockton's High Street, has been open for business for a few months and traders are keen to entice more people to look inside.

Business briefings to raise awareness of Regional Growth Fund 2

Thursday, April 21, 2011

Businesses are being invited to attend a series of briefings to find out how they can apply for the second round of a billion pound pot of Government funding.

Stockton residents warned to keep away from polluted beck

Wednesday, April 20, 2011

Stockton residents are being warned not to enter Lustrum Beck after a large discharge of sewage was found along a three kilometre stretch from Primrose Hill to where it meets the River Tees.

Counterfeit trader pays the costs

Tuesday, April 19, 2011

A trader selling his wares at Stockton Market today received a 12 month Community Order after pleading guilty at Teesside Magistrates Court.

Businesses flock to Stockton town centre

Monday, April 18, 2011

Stockton is seeing a host of different organisations set up branches in the town centre.

New home for Stockton surfers

Friday, April 15, 2011

Stockton's Open Technology centre will soon have a new temporary home.

Tees Music Alliance announces Stockton Weekender tickets on sale on Monday, 18 April

Friday, April 15, 2011

Tees Music Alliance are excited to announce that tickets to the first ever Stockton Weekender, taking place Fri 5 Sun 7 Aug, go on sale on Monday 18 April at Noon and, for the first time ever, there will be the option for camping.

Arrests following anti-loan shark operation in Stockton-on-Tees

Thursday, April 14, 2011

Four people have been arrested on suspicion of illegal money lending following an operation by the National Trading Standards illegal money lending team in Stockton- on-Tees this morning.

Infinity Bridge takes centre stage for festival

Tuesday, April 12, 2011

The iconic Infinity Bridge will light up the skies of Stockton on Saturday, 14 May as part of the Infinity Festival.

New Jetty opening links River Tees to historic park

Tuesday, April 12, 2011

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.

Stockton headteacher chosen for key school support role

Thursday, April 07, 2011

The head teacher and staff of The Links Primary School in Eaglescliffe have been selected for a top role supporting schools in challenging circumstances.

Stockton's Easter eggstravaganza

Wednesday, April 06, 2011

Egg-citing Easter celebrations will get underway in Stockton this weekend.

SIRF 2011 : Stockton International Riverside Festival 2011

Wednesday, April 06, 2011

The 24th Stockton International Riverside Festival (4-7 August) today announced its programme highlights.

Stockton crime rate halved

Monday, April 04, 2011

Figures released today by the Safer Stockton Partnership show the crime rate across Stockton-on-Tees has almost halved over the past seven years.

Financial boost for Stockton's voluntary and community sector

Monday, April 04, 2011

Stockton Council is continuing its support for the voluntary and community sector in the borough.