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News - December 2012

Stockton Council leading the way in reducing carbon emissions

Friday, December 28, 2012

Five of Stockton Council’s buildings are to be fitted with solar panels by early in the New Year as part of the authority’s on-going programme of work to reduce carbon emissions.


Be a buddy

Friday, December 28, 2012

The search is on for kind-hearted Stockton residents who want to do their bit to help keep the most vulnerable safe this winter.


Head to Wynyard Planetarium for Stargazing events

Wednesday, December 19, 2012

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.


Norton take-away owner pays the cost for food hygiene offences

Tuesday, December 11, 2012

A Norton take-away owner is counting the cost of committing serious food hygiene offences.


Stockton Council supports No Second Night Out in North East launch

Monday, December 10, 2012

Stockton Council is one of 12 North-East local authorities working together to tackle rough sleeping.


Taxi vehicle fees to be reduced

Friday, December 07, 2012

Stockton Council is introducing a reduction in vehicle fees for Hackney and private hire vehicle owners.


Drink and drug drivers warned 'the gloves are off!'

Wednesday, December 05, 2012

Throughout December and into the early part of next year, officers from the Cleveland and Durham Specialist Operations Unit will be out in force to target motorists who break the law.


Visit hidden gems in Stockton's Shambles

Wednesday, December 05, 2012

A new independent business is making its home in Stockton’s Shambles Market Hall and Stockton Council is reminding town centre shoppers to call-in to see what else is on offer.


Classy Christmas at Castlegate Shopping Centre in Stockton

Wednesday, December 05, 2012

Get your jazz hands, double bass and zoot suits at the ready as soulful songstress Zoe Gilby treats Catlegate shoppers to live jazz performances throughout the day on 8th December.


Traditional Christmas Market returns to Stockton

Tuesday, December 04, 2012

Stockton Sparkles Christmas Market returns to Parish Gardens this week with a host of log cabins full of goodies perfect for Christmas gifts.


Road side dealer fined at court

Tuesday, December 04, 2012

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Taxi driver pays price for operating illegally

Tuesday, December 04, 2012

A Middlesbrough Licensed Private driver is today counting the cost for operating illegally in Stockton.


Search on to find Tees Valley's most talented musicians

Monday, December 03, 2012

Young musicians and singers are being invited to enter a new competition to find the best talent in the Tees Valley.


Saltholme wins lottery!

Saturday, December 01, 2012

Staff at Saltholme were delighted when Bill Oddie turned up this morning to announce they had won the lottery!