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News - June 2011

Specialist markets proving a hit in Stockton

Thursday, June 30, 2011

The most recent specialist market in Stockton has proved popular with both shoppers and traders alike.

Learn about fostering and adoption

Wednesday, June 29, 2011

Stockton Council's Child Placement Team has been "inundated" with enquiries after it launched a campaign to recruit people interested in fostering and adoption.

Go back in time for traditional crafting

Tuesday, June 28, 2011

Preston Hall Museum and Park will play host to two days of traditional crafting this weekend

Last chance to nominate a torchbearer

Tuesday, June 28, 2011

Time is running out to nominate people to be a London 2012 Olympic Torchbearer as the Olympic Flame passes through our area next June.

Work progressing at Tees Heritage Park

Monday, June 27, 2011

Visitors to the newly created Tees Heritage Park will see a whole host of improvements being made to make it easier for everyone to enjoy.

Stockton Council working with private rented sector

Monday, June 27, 2011

Stockton Council is working with landlords across the Borough to help raise and maintain standards of private sector housing and offer support to landlords.

Make it your business to prevent crime

Wednesday, June 22, 2011

The Stockton Crime Prevention Panel is encouraging businesses to get on board.

Switch on for Recycling Week

Wednesday, June 22, 2011

As part of National Recycling Week Stockton Council is encouraging residents of all ages to consider the environment and go green.

Help is at hand for homeowners

Tuesday, June 21, 2011

Stockton Council is offering a free service to any homeowner who may be struggling with their finances and mortgage.

Cruise along to the vintage vehicle rally

Tuesday, June 21, 2011

Stockton Council is delighted to see the ever popular Fire Engine and Vintage Vehicle Rally back in its ancestral home for 2011.

River clear-up is a real joint effort

Tuesday, June 21, 2011

Businesses, river users and public organisations came together for a major clear-up operation on the River Tees today (Tuesday 21 June).

Stockton sports clubs play their part

Monday, June 20, 2011

Stockton Council is giving community sports clubs across the Borough a helping hand.

Hefty fine for fly-tipper

Monday, June 20, 2011

A Hartlepool man caught red-handed on closed circuit tv cameras dumping a settee in a Billingham shopping precinct must pay more than £1,100 after a court appearance today.

Celebrating Armed Forces Week

Thursday, June 16, 2011

Stockton Council is holding a series of special events to mark this year's Armed Forces Week.

Yarm restaurant fined for food hygiene offences

Tuesday, June 14, 2011

Teesside Magistrates today (14 June) fined a Yarm restaurant operator £600 for a series of food hygiene offences.

Billingham man admits fly tipping

Tuesday, June 14, 2011

A Billingham man must serve 120 hours community service and pay £537 in costs after pleading guilty to fly tipping today.

Enjoy the great outdoors during bike week

Monday, June 13, 2011

Stockton Council and sustainable travel charity Sustrans have joined forces to put on a series of events for Bike Week.

TV stars take the plunge from Transporter Bridge

Friday, June 10, 2011

TV stars Kevin McCloud and Dr Jonathan Foyle are joining the Transporter Bridge centenary celebrations at the weekend as part of a fund-raising drive.

Young people can learn to travel independently

Friday, June 10, 2011

A brand-new travel training centre is due to open giving young people across the Borough the chance to learn about everything from road safety to independent travel.

Innovative enterprise zone proposal announced

Friday, June 10, 2011

Tees Valley Unlimited's Leadership Board has given its backing in principle to plans for the Enterprise Zone for the area.

Markets galore in Stockton

Thursday, June 09, 2011

The latest in a vast range of specialist markets will take place in Stockton next weekend.

Officers step up a gear to clamp down on bike theft as part of operation logic

Wednesday, June 08, 2011

Children and adults across Stockton are being urged to think about locking up their bikes or run the risk of losing them to thieves.

Middlesbrough's landmark Transporter Bridge gets £2.6m Heritage Lottery Fund investment boost

Tuesday, June 07, 2011

Middlesbrough's landmark Transporter Bridge gets £2.6m Heritage Lottery Fund investment boost

Help celebrate 90 years of the Royal British Legion

Monday, June 06, 2011

The Royal British Legion celebrates its 90th anniversary this year and Stockton Council has joined forces with its local branch to hold a commemorative event to pay tribute to the Legion's work helping former servicemen and women.

Residents urged to have their say on regeneration proposals

Friday, June 03, 2011

Stockton Council is inviting local residents to a consultation event next week to have their say on regeneration proposals.

Smart ticketing revolution is set to speed up buses

Thursday, June 02, 2011

Thousands of passengers will soon benefit from the introduction of contactless smart ticketing technology on buses in the Tees Valley.

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