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News - December 2011

It's written in the stars - great events at Wynyard Planetarium

Thursday, December 29, 2011

Wynyard Planetarium is taking part in the national BBC Stargazing LIVE event in January allowing people of all ages to learn all about the night sky.

Make some new sounds for the New Year

Thursday, December 29, 2011

If your new year's resolution is to learn an instrument or develop your musical skills, Monday 9 January could offer just the opportunity you're looking for.

Stockton Council supports voluntary and community groups

Thursday, December 29, 2011

Voluntary and community groups across Stockton Borough are again set to benefit from funding from Stockton Council.

Eaglescliffe foster mum wins Community Champion award

Thursday, December 29, 2011

Foster mum Phyllis Robinson has won the Champion Parent category in the Evening Gazette Community Champion Awards 2011.

Put the dates in your diary now, silver SIRF-ers urged

Wednesday, December 28, 2011

Make sure you keep the dates free for next year's SIRF - the Stockton International Riverside Festival will have a special significance as the event gears up for its silver jubilee year.

Run, swim and cycle your way to fitness fun

Wednesday, December 28, 2011

People across Stockton Borough are being encouraged to take on a new challenge and get fit this New Year by trying Triathlon.

Don't forget to recycle your Christmas tree

Wednesday, December 28, 2011

This year Stockton Council is making it even easier for residents to dispose of their real Christmas trees.

Stockton Council urges parents to help keep young people safe this Christmas

Friday, December 23, 2011

Stockton Council is encouraging parents to work with its Trading Standards team to help keep their children safe this festive period.

Care Contact Centre is on the move

Thursday, December 15, 2011

Anyone wishing to contact Stockton Council's social care services for adults and children will find the service at a new address from Thursday (15 December).

Healthwatch consultation closing

Wednesday, December 14, 2011

The time to give your views and experiences to help shape a new independent HealthWatch organisation in the area is drawing to a close.

Stockton launches first Civic Awards

Wednesday, December 14, 2011

The Mayor of Stockton, Councillor Paul Baker today Wednesday, 14 December, launched Stockton Council's first Civic Awards.

Don't forget to recycle at Christmas

Tuesday, December 13, 2011

Once the festive period draws to an end and celebrations die down many people find themselves left with a mountain of cans, plastic and bottles, not to mention piles of paper and cardboard.

The night the lights come back at Trinity

Tuesday, December 13, 2011

Christmas carols will mark the night the lights go back on at a Stockton church, long after it became a ruin.

Borough wide car parking strategy approved by Cabinet

Friday, December 09, 2011

Stockton Council's Cabinet last night (8 December) approved a car parking strategy which aims to support economic success and continued growth of the Borough's town centres.

Royal visit put off

Wednesday, December 07, 2011

Thursday, 8 December - Due to the adverse weather conditions which have disrupted the travel arrangements of the Countess of Wessex, today's royal visit to the Forum has regretfully been postponed.

Multi-million pound Stockton Town Centre regeneration moves forward

Wednesday, December 07, 2011

The ambitious £20 million regeneration of Stockton town centre is now well underway.

Museum volunteers recognised at regional awards

Monday, December 05, 2011

Volunteers at Preston Hall Museum and Park have been recognised for their hard work and dedication at the Renaissance North East Museum Volunteer Awards.

Council confers Freedom of the Borough for Armed Forces

Friday, December 02, 2011

The Freedom of the Borough of Stockton on Tees has been granted to the Royal Air Force (RAF) and the Royal Electrical and Mechanical Engineers (REME) after being agreed at a Council meeting last night (1 December).

Parkfield gets fuel poverty and regeneration funding boost

Friday, December 02, 2011

Stockton Council is delighted to have secured almost five and a half million pounds to tackle fuel poverty and boost housing regeneration plans in Parkfield.