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News - June 2012

Stockton Riverside College students rebrand council's youth service

Friday, June 29, 2012

Young people from Stockton Riverside College are celebrating after winning the tender to rebrand Stockton Council's Integrated Youth Support Service.


Consultation closing on future housing strategy

Friday, June 29, 2012

Consultation is drawing to a close on Stockton Council's housing strategy for the next three years.


Make sure you sign up for your chance to vote

Friday, June 29, 2012

Now is the time to make sure your name is on the Electoral Register.


Planning resumes for Yarm parking changes

Thursday, June 28, 2012

Stockton Council is to resume planning for proposed changes to car parking in Yarm, as it gears up for meetings with residents living in the area around the town centre.


Fake covers cost trader £1,200

Tuesday, June 26, 2012

A market trader who sold counterfeit mobile phone covers must pay more than £1,000 following an appearance at Teesside Magistrates Court today.


Now you can drop as you shop

Thursday, June 21, 2012

Shoppers in Stockton town centre can now drop as they shop – so long as it is in new recycling bins for drinks cans, bottles and newspapers.


Come along to One Big Event at Stockton Library

Wednesday, June 20, 2012

Visitors to Stockton Central Library will see more than books and computers on Wednesday, 27 June.


Art project gives young people new start

Wednesday, June 20, 2012

Young people who had the chance to develop their creativity with an art project are looking forward to a more creative future.


Stockton supports Armed Forces Day

Wednesday, June 20, 2012

A series of events to mark the contribution made by all those who serve, or have served, in Her Majesty's Armed Forces will take place in Stockton Borough.


Sky Ride Stockton - win a training session with an Olympic legend

Wednesday, June 20, 2012

Anyone who has ever dreamed of a session training with Sir Chris Hoy at Manchester's Velodrome could see their wish come true, simply by registering for the Sky Ride at Stockton's Cycling Festival next month.


Head along for driving and riding top tips

Monday, June 18, 2012

Drivers and motorcycle riders have the chance to get some tips on advanced driving and riding skills at an open day this month.


Stockton is Sporting New Floral Structures

Friday, June 15, 2012

Visitors to Stockton Town Centre and Ropner Park will spot some unusual sporting visitors which have made an appearance just in time for The 2012 Olympic Games.


Minister meets Stockton's town team

Friday, June 15, 2012

The team behind Stockton's recent selection as one of twelve to pilot the ideas of retail guru Mary Portas met Local Government Minister, Grant Shapps MP, this week to outline their plans to rejuvenate the town.


Stockton Council backs call for plain cigarette packaging

Thursday, June 14, 2012

Stockton Council has unanimously backed a call to scrap stylish, attractive cigarette and tobacco packaging.


Stockton Enterprise Arcade welcomes next generation of new town centre businesses

Tuesday, June 12, 2012

Stockton's Enterprise Arcade is helping two more new businesses take their first steps to success in Stockton Town Centre.


Court orders man who flouted planning laws to reduce his house in size

Tuesday, June 12, 2012

Magistrates have convicted a Stockton house owner for an offence under the Town and Country Planning Act after he failed to comply with an Enforcement Notice requiring him to reduce the size of his house and carry out other work.


£17.5m boost for Stockon Borough schools

Tuesday, June 12, 2012

Children living across Stockton Borough are set to benefit from millions of pounds worth of investment in their school buildings which will see more school places created where they are most needed.


Community groups urged to bid for loan sharks cash

Monday, June 11, 2012

Local groups are encouraged to bid for cash, which has been confiscated from illegal money lenders, as part of an initiative organised by the England Illegal Money Lending Team, working in partnership with Stockton Borough Council.


Take two wheels to get to work

Saturday, June 09, 2012

National Bike Week takes place from June 16 – 24 and people across the Borough are being encouraged to get out and about on two wheels.


Lift off for Stockton's Town Centre as investment hits £38 million

Thursday, June 07, 2012

Stockton town centre's investment has hit the £38 million mark bringing with it hundreds of jobs, unique independent shops, internationally renowned events, heritage projects and a fantastic new central area.


Going, going... Billingham House is coming down - at last!

Thursday, June 07, 2012

A giant Billingham eyesore will soon be history after contractors moved back in to restart demolition works.


Be part of Mayor's Sunday

Wednesday, June 06, 2012

The Mayor of Stockton, Councillor Lynne Apedaile, is inviting community groups and clubs to join her on Mayor's Sunday.On Sunday, 10 June, a parade will gather at The Shambles at 10.15am and will march off at 10.40am.


£2.35 million facelift agreed for Billingham Town Centre

Friday, June 01, 2012

Billingham town centre is to benefit from a £2.35 million facelift after Stockton Council and centre owners Stockland Plc agreed funding for the plans.