Stockton-on-Tees Borough Council

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News - September 2011

Fresh ideas sought for Thornaby Town Hall

Wednesday, September 28, 2011

Stockton Council is seeking fresh proposals to secure a viable future for Thornaby's historic Town Hall.

Biggest ever Teesside campaign to help people stay safe and warm in their homes

Monday, September 26, 2011

THE largest-ever campaign to help people across Teesside to stay safe and warm in their homes during the cold weather will be launched next week.

Stockton Families to become entrepreneurs of the future with the Nifty Fifty Challenge

Sunday, September 25, 2011

Stockton Families to become entrepreneurs of the future with the Nifty Fifty Challenge.

Countdown to new-look library opening begins

Wednesday, September 21, 2011

A temporary library in Stockton is to close its doors as preparations for the reopening of the town's Central Library move forward.

We want to know - are you being served?

Tuesday, September 20, 2011

Stockton Council is once again holding the popular Are You Being Served? event to hear the views of older people across the Borough.

Survey explores Yarm parking needs

Tuesday, September 20, 2011

Survey teams working for Stockton Council have begun to research shopping and parking needs in Yarm town centre.

Borough blooms as Stockton wins Gold

Tuesday, September 20, 2011

Just champion - that's Stockton after scooping Gold in this year's Britain in Bloom Awards.

Make it your business to check out Stockton Business Centre

Monday, September 19, 2011

New and small businesses considering new premises need look no further than Stockton Business Centre.

Traffic control for wind farm work

Monday, September 19, 2011

With construction work set to start on a wind farm between the villages of Hilton, near Stockton, and Seamer, in North Yorkshire on Monday (19 September), Stockton Council has held discussions with the site agent and contractor to ensure safe management of traffic to and from the site.

Budding photographers put themselves in the frame

Monday, September 19, 2011

Aspiring photographers, young and old, snapped to it for this year's Picture the Tees competition.

Have your say on constituency changes

Thursday, September 15, 2011

Consultation documents and maps of proposed changes to parliamentary boundaries have gone on display in Stockton after the Boundary Commission for England published its initial proposals this week.

The BIG challenge is back - are you up for it?

Thursday, September 15, 2011

Stockton Council is once again encouraging people in the Borough to leave their car at home and walk or cycle their way to a healthier lifestyle thanks to a fun competition.

Final weeks of early years services consultation

Thursday, September 15, 2011

There are three weeks left for people to give their views on the way the Early Years Service will continue to operate.

Enterprise arcade is back in business - are you in?

Wednesday, September 14, 2011

Following the roaring success of the inaugural Stockton Enterprise Arcade, Stockton Council is again inviting start-up businesses to be part of this exciting venture.

Live the rock and pop experience with Tees Valley Music Service

Tuesday, September 13, 2011

Budding rock and pop stars across the Tees Valley are getting the chance to follow in the footsteps of their idols.

Stockton is a perennial favourite with judges

Tuesday, September 13, 2011

Stockton is celebrating after once again scooping a host of awards at this year's Northumbria in Bloom Awards - including the main prize - Best Town/City.

Last chance to enter Stockton Borough's Town Centre Business Awards

Tuesday, September 13, 2011

The final countdown is on to Stockton Council's first ever Town Centre Business Awards.

9.45pm : Tees Flyover expected to reopen at midnight - Highways Agency

Monday, September 12, 2011

Police are asking the drivers of all vehicles to avoid the A19 Tees flyover until further notice due to high winds.

Tees Valley Youth Choir hits the highest notes

Monday, September 12, 2011

The Tees Valley Youth Choir (TVYC) has received the ultimate accolade in the youth music world - an invitation to perform at the hugely prestigious Schools' Prom at London's Royal Albert Hall.

Council slams owners for using court to prolong Billingham House saga

Monday, September 12, 2011

Stockton Council, which began preparations for the demolition of a Billingham eyesore last Monday, today slammed the owners of Billingham House for a last-ditch attempt to stop the work through the courts.

Paying tribute to a much-loved councillor

Sunday, September 11, 2011

Former Mandale and Victoria Ward Councillor, Allison Trainer, who sadly lost a long battle with cancer last year, is to be recognised for her sterling work and dedication to helping residents.

Training scheme means an award - and a job well done

Friday, September 09, 2011

Stockton Council has won a major award for training front-line staff in its Care For Your Area cleansing and maintenance team.

Have your say on housing before consultation ends

Wednesday, September 07, 2011

More than 460 people have already had their say about where new housing should be built across Stockton in the future.

More businesses set up shop in Stockton town centre

Wednesday, September 07, 2011

An influx of businesses are establishing themselves in Stockton town centre.

Transporter Bridge to close for essential maintenance

Tuesday, September 06, 2011

Teesside's Transporter Bridge will be closed from Sunday, September 11 to Saturday, September 17 for essential maintenance which cannot be carried out while the bridge is in service.

Billingham House - Demolition preparations begin

Monday, September 05, 2011

Stockton Council moves on site today to begin preparations for the demolition of a Billingham eyesore.

Hopes dashed for Ingleby Barwick youth cafe

Friday, September 02, 2011

Stockton Council says it is 'extremely disappointed' that plans for a Youth Café at Ingleby Barwick cannot go ahead.

Stockton's voluntary and community groups get funding boost

Friday, September 02, 2011

Stockton Council's helping community and voluntary groups across the Borough further develop thanks to a second round of funding from its Voluntary and Community Sector Investment Fund.

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