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News - August 2012

Enterprising young people use their skills to help Stockton boy

Thursday, August 23, 2012

A group of young people are developing their entrepreneurial skills while also raising much-needed money to help a Stockton toddler.


Food for thought at Stockton Summer Show and Food Festival

Tuesday, August 21, 2012

Stockton is gearing up for its annual bank holiday Summer Show.


Homecoming for golden girl Kat

Friday, August 17, 2012

Kat Copeland, the first Olympic champion to have trained largely on the River Tees, found a hero's welcome awaiting her when she returned to her rowing club on Wednesday (15 August).


You won't get this in the Olympics - But Rat Race tops 1,000 mark

Friday, August 17, 2012

Stockton's River Rat Race has notched up a record entry after 1,000 people signed up to run, splash, walk the plank and kayak around the River Tees on Sunday, August 26.


Stockton is a cycling town

Friday, August 17, 2012

Following on from the success of Bradley Wiggins, Sir Chris Hoy and Victoria Pendleton at the London 2012 Olympic games it seems that the cycling bug is biting people of all ages.


Three in a row!

Thursday, August 16, 2012

Stockton Council has scored a hat trick after being shortlisted for the third year in a row for the prestigious Council of the Year Award in the Association of Public Service Excellence (APSE) awards.


Well done to Stockton pupils

Thursday, August 16, 2012

In Stockton's schools and colleges with A Level provision, 98 per cent or more of students have achieved A* to E grades - all above or in line with the national average.


Golf Day scores a hole in one for Mayor's charities

Tuesday, August 14, 2012

The annual Mayor's Charity Golf Day raised a massive £7,000 this year.


Olympic champion Kat returns to the Tees on Wednesday

Monday, August 13, 2012

Olympic rowing champion Kat Copeland, who grew up in Ingleby Barwick, Stockton-on-Tees, and does much of her training on the River Tees from Stockton, is set for a golden homecoming on Wednesday (15 August).


Stockton Council stands out

Friday, August 10, 2012

Stockton Borough Council is leading the way when it comes to providing services for residents, visitors and businesses.


Stockton residents urged to find out more about changes to Council Tax benefit

Friday, August 10, 2012

Stockton Council is looking for residents' views to help develop a new 'Local Council Tax Support Scheme'.


Inspired by the Olympics? Take to the Tees for watery fun!

Friday, August 10, 2012

For anyone who has been inspired by Britain's Olympic success at rowing, canoeing, or who fancies a go at water skiing or dragonboat racing, this summer provides the perfect chance.


Councillor Mick Eddy

Friday, August 10, 2012

We report with sadness that Councillor Mick Eddy, who represented the Village Ward in Thornaby on Stockton Borough Council, has passed away at James Cook University Hospital.


Work starts to bring historic Stockton town centre building into the digital era

Thursday, August 09, 2012

Work starts next week to transform a 200-year-old building and turn it into a home for new digital businesses in Stockton.


Have your say on health and wellbeing

Tuesday, August 07, 2012

Your views are being sought on how the health and wellbeing needs of Stockton Borough residents will be met over the coming years.


The World Parmo Competition returns to Stockton

Tuesday, August 07, 2012

Parmo chefs should don their aprons and get ready for a challenge as the World Parmo Competition makes a welcome return to Stockton Borough in August.


Roadworks at Bridge Road, Stockton

Saturday, August 04, 2012

Contactors will start to remove the roundabout at the junction of Stockton's Riverside and Bridge Road (near the Halfords store) – known as St John's Crossing – on Monday 6 August as part of the £9 million scheme to improve access to Stockton town centre


Tees turns Gold for Kat

Saturday, August 04, 2012

Stockton Council has turned the River Tees, where Olympic Champion Kat Copeland trains, gold to celebrate her historic rowing win today.


House to house canvass visits begin

Wednesday, August 01, 2012

Council staff are beginning house-to-house visits in an effort to increase the numbers of people completing their annual canvass form.


Festival goers get taste of things to come on Stockton's Riverside

Wednesday, August 01, 2012

Stockton's Riverside will be alight this weekend.