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News - March 2012

Council urges commission to rethink new constituencies

Friday, March 30, 2012

Stockton Council has written to the Boundary Commission to seek a number of amendments to its initial proposals to change parliamentary constituencies.


Enterprise arcade helps new Stockton businesses on road to success

Friday, March 30, 2012

The search is on for another up and coming business to take its first few steps to success in Stockton.


Stockton pupils vote for their favourite author

Thursday, March 29, 2012

Children across Stockton have been celebrating their love for reading in a special event to name their favourite author.


Stockton taxis are safe

Thursday, March 29, 2012

Stockton Council and Stockton Hackney Drivers Association are joining forces to reassure people that taxi drivers licensed by Stockton Council go through extensive tests to help ensure they keep the public safe.


No changes to Easter refuse and recycling collections

Wednesday, March 28, 2012

With Easter on its way residents across Stockton Borough are reminded there will be no changes to their refuse collections over the holiday period.


New events guide showcases all Stockton has to offer

Friday, March 23, 2012

If you want to try a triathlon, witness breathtaking shows at SIRF, take to the Tees, see some of music's biggest names or be part of the Queen's Diamond Jubilee celebrations, then Stockton is the place to be.


Fostering drive aims to attract new carers

Thursday, March 22, 2012

Stockton Council is raising the profile of its fostering campaign and encouraging local people to think about fostering - thanks to its bin wagons.


Yarm leaflet 'nonsense', Council warns

Thursday, March 22, 2012

Stockton Council has warned motorists that it could prove costly to follow advice in a leaflet claiming parking regulations in Yarm are illegal.


Olympic torch relay will light up Stockton Borough

Monday, March 19, 2012

As the countdown continues to London 2012 Olympic Games, people across Stockton have the chance to be part of the greatest sporting event.


Wynyard Park gets all charged up for EVs

Monday, March 19, 2012

A Tees Valley business park is all geared up to welcome electric vehicles (EVs) after installing a quick charging point - marking another milestone in the North East's Charge your Car programme.


Young entrepreneurs turn Stockton market green

Monday, March 19, 2012

There will be a new eco-friendly addition to Stockton Market next Wednesday (21 March)


Mother and daughter share fostering passion

Friday, March 16, 2012

Jan and Lisa share a special mother-daughter relationship as Lisa follows in her mother's footsteps and is one step closer to becoming a foster carer.


Stockton Parent Support media statement

Friday, March 16, 2012

A media statement from Stockton Council regarding Stockton Parent Support.


Stockton Borough nurtures young entrepreneurs

Thursday, March 15, 2012

Young people from Stockton Borough are hoping to impress the judges at the coveted regional finals of this year's Young Enterprise competition.


Planting roots to remember royalty

Tuesday, March 13, 2012

Oxbridge Cemetery is now home to more than 100 new saplings thanks to the entrepreneurial spirit of a year eight pupil from Bishopsgarth School, Stockton.


'Take the leap' offers help to quit smoking

Tuesday, March 13, 2012

Help is on hand for smokers across Stockton Borough to take the leap and give up now.


Tribunal adjudicator throws out Yarm parking appeal

Tuesday, March 13, 2012

Doubts over the legality of a disc parking scheme in Yarm High Street have been ended after an independent parking adjudicator dismissed an appeal against an earlier ruling.


Stockton steps out for Sport Relief

Monday, March 12, 2012

Stockton Council is calling for unique, crazy and colourful fancy dress entries to take part in Stockton's Sport Relief Mile.


Not just a half-pipe dream - Council plans for skaters and BMXrs

Friday, March 09, 2012

Wheeled sports fans - skateboarders and BMX and scooter riders - could be in line for new facilities in Stockton after the Council's Cabinet earmarked funding to help plan them.


New station office is just the ticket

Thursday, March 08, 2012

Stockton Council's works on the first part of a range of improvements to Eaglescliffe Station are now completed creating improved facilities for passengers.


Council signs charter to support service personnel

Thursday, March 08, 2012

Stockton Council has marked its support for the local services community by adopting an Armed Forces Community Covenant.


Rowing event will float your boat

Thursday, March 08, 2012

If you fancy taking on a new challenge and trying out a new sport then Stockton Council is holding the perfect event.


Waiting restrictions but no bus lane for Junction Road

Friday, March 02, 2012

Stockton Council is to draw up plans to free up traffic on Junction Road, Norton, by restricting waiting near its junction with Station Road.


Castlegate Shopping Centre car park closure

Friday, March 02, 2012

The Castlegate Shopping Centre in Stockton will be closing one of the entrances to the centre's multi story car park from Monday, 12 March 2012.


Consultation begins on Yarm parking

Friday, March 02, 2012

Stockton Council has begun detailed consultation with residents most likely to be affected by proposals to introduce Pay and Display parking in Yarm.


New library and services centre boosts Billingham's regeneration

Thursday, March 01, 2012

The regeneration of Billingham has received a huge boost with the news that the town is to have a new library and customer service centre.


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