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News - April 2012

Major market hall redevelopment works at Castlegate Shopping Centre

Monday, April 30, 2012

Castlegate Shopping Centre has revealed plans for a £1.5m development of Spencer Market, with works due to start on 23rd April 2012.


Enforcement for Norton Road bus lane

Friday, April 27, 2012

Concerns from bus operators that motorists have been flouting the bus lane on Norton Road have prompted Council enforcement action along its length.


Be inspired by Stockton's creative talent

Thursday, April 26, 2012

Creative Expo 2012 will see artists from across the creative spectrum bring their wares to Stockton’s Parish Gardens on Saturday, 5 May.


Private hire driver fined for picking up illegally

Wednesday, April 25, 2012

Operating illegally in Stockton-on-Tees has cost a Private Hire driver licensed by Redcar and Cleveland Council more than £600.


National recognition for Xentrall Shared Services

Tuesday, April 24, 2012

Xentrall Shared Services has been Commended in the annual MJ Local Government Achievement Awards.


New homes unveiled at Stockton's multi-million pound Northshore scheme

Monday, April 23, 2012

The £100 million, 23-hectare mixed-use Northshore regeneration scheme on Stockton's riverside continues apace.


Stockton Council's conference suite renamed in memory of former council leader

Friday, April 20, 2012

The conference facility in Stockton's new state-of-the-art library has been renamed the 'Jim Cooke Conference Suite' in memory of one of Stockton Council's former Leaders.


Will you be one in a thousand?

Monday, April 16, 2012

Organisers of this year's Stockton River Rat Race are looking to break the 1,000-competitor barrier in Britain's only event to take in running, swimming, kayaking and walking the plank.


Successful first year for fostering and adoption campaign

Wednesday, April 11, 2012

Stockton Council’s award-winning ‘Put Yourself in the Picture’ fostering and adoption campaign has exceeded its initial expectations by generating 261 fostering enquiries and 77 adoption enquiries since its launch in April 2011.


Get in the swing 'fore' a great event

Wednesday, April 11, 2012

BUBBA Watson may be wearing the Green Jacket after being crowned king of The Masters, but there is a unique event here in Stockton to putt golfers to the test.


Chic treasures come to Stockton

Tuesday, April 10, 2012

Lovers of all things retro should make a date in their diaries as the Chic Vintique fair comes to Stockton's Parish Gardens with a marquee of treasures.


Stockton Town Centre's multi-million pound regeneration continues to progress

Thursday, April 05, 2012

The next phase of the multi-million pound scheme to regenerate Stockton Town Centre will start next week.


Local heroes honoured in Borough's first Civic Award event ceremony

Wednesday, April 04, 2012

People across the Borough were honoured at a special ceremony as part of Stockton Council's Annual Meeting, for their outstanding contribution to the community.


Sample Stockton's fairs - Get crafty!

Tuesday, April 03, 2012

Stockton's popular craft fair returns to Parish Gardens on Saturday, 14 April – the first in a series of specialist markets heading to Stockton Town centre over the coming months.


New Director of Public Health appointed for Stockton Borough

Sunday, April 01, 2012

Peter Kelly has been appointed the new Director of Public Health for Stockton it was announced today (19 April).