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News - January 2012

Local authorities in the North East join together to recruit foster carers

Tuesday, January 31, 2012

Councils across the North East are joining together for the first time to combat the rising number of children in care in the region by encouraging more people to consider fostering.

Young people give power back to Stockton's pedals

Tuesday, January 31, 2012

Stockton's shabby and unloved bikes are being repaired and put back to good use thanks to a bike reclamation scheme run by Stockton Council.

Stockton Council's Telecare helps its 800th customer

Monday, January 30, 2012

A great grandmother from Oxbridge is the 800th person to have Stockton Council's community home alarm system, Telecare, fitted.

Postal vote reminders to be sent

Thursday, January 26, 2012

Stockton Council is writing to people across the Borough who need to renew their absent vote entitlement.

Life in Victoria through a lens

Wednesday, January 25, 2012

Residents on a Stockton estate are embarking on an unusual project to celebrate its recent history and prepare for an exciting future.

Reading buddies scheme to launch at Stockton Central Library

Tuesday, January 24, 2012

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'People who do this need medals'

Tuesday, January 24, 2012

Residents have expressed positive views about fostering in Stockton Council's latest Viewpoint Survey.

Five must pay more than £1,300 for littering our streets

Tuesday, January 24, 2012

Five Stockton residents must pay a total of more than £1,300 in fines and costs after appearing before Teesside Magistrates today (24 January).

Give your business a home in Stockton

Monday, January 23, 2012

Stockton's Enterprise Arcade is looking for another business to set up shop.

Parking proposals to proceed

Friday, January 20, 2012

Changes to parking in Yarm are set to proceed after Stockton Council's Executive Scrutiny Committee today rejected a bid to have the proposals reviewed.

Councillors agree to reduce their allowances

Thursday, January 19, 2012

Stockton Borough Councillors have agreed a four per cent overall reduction on their allowances budget.

Designs for multi-million pound investment in Tees Valley academies unveiled

Thursday, January 19, 2012

The initial designs for multi-million pound investment in two Tees Valley academies will be revealed to pupils, parents and residents next week.

David Wilmore appointed Globe Theatre restoration consultant

Thursday, January 19, 2012

One of the country's leading theatre restoration experts has been appointed as restoration consultant for the iconic Globe Theatre, Stockton-on-Tees.

Former pub manager admits further food offences

Wednesday, January 18, 2012

The former manager of a Stockton public house fell foul of food safety laws for the second time in a year.The former manager of a Stockton public house fell foul of food safety laws for the second time in a year.

Sneak preview - hidden gems among museum's collection

Tuesday, January 17, 2012

Staff delving into Preston Hall Museum and Park's vast collection have unearthed some hidden treasures which will soon be on display to the public.

Hefty costs and community order for unhygenic pizza shop owner

Tuesday, January 17, 2012

Food hygiene offences cost the owner of a Stockton pizza shop more than £350 in costs and a community order for 160 hours of unpaid work following a successful prosecution by Stockton Council's environmental health officers.

Council gives value for money, commission says

Monday, January 16, 2012

Stockton Council gives value for money and is managing its financial challenges well despite reductions in grant funding, local government watchdog the Audit Commission says.

Carrying waste with no paperwork costs man £900

Friday, January 13, 2012

A Norton man must pay nearly £900 after failing to pay a fixed penalty notice for not carrying the correct paperwork for carrying a load of waste.

Book a date with International best seller

Wednesday, January 11, 2012

One of Britain's leading crime writers is heading to Stockton to talk about his books and help celebrate National Libraries Day.

Tell us what you think, skaters urged

Friday, January 06, 2012

Skateboarders and BMX riders are being urged to come to a meeting to explore possibilities for new facilities in Stockton Borough.

New station office offers a ticket to ride

Tuesday, January 03, 2012

Stockton Council has started work on the first part of a range of improvements to Eaglescliffe Station.