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News - November 2012

Plans for extra care scheme in Billingham

Friday, November 30, 2012

Stockton Council's Cabinet has approved its part in the investment of a proposed new mixed tenure extra care housing scheme in Billingham.


It's official - The Borough of Stockton is a great place to live

Friday, November 30, 2012

Stockton Council’s Cabinet welcomed the results of the recently completed survey of residents in the Borough.


Stockton residents find out more about technology to keep them safe

Friday, November 30, 2012

People living across Stockton Borough are getting the opportunity to find out more about a potentially life saving service available to them.


Stockton's Mayor gets in the mood for Christmas

Thursday, November 29, 2012

The Mayor of Stockton, Councillor Lynne Apedaile will be spreading Christmas cheer across Stockton as she hosts the Mayor’s Carol Service on Friday, 7 December at Stockton Parish Church.


Christmas comes to Preston Park

Wednesday, November 28, 2012

Come along to Preston Park Museum and Grounds this festive season to experience the magic of Christmas.


New business makes its home in Stockton Enterprise Arcade

Tuesday, November 27, 2012

Another fledging business is making its home in Stockton Council’s Enterprise Arcade.


Flooding update - 5pm Monday

Monday, November 26, 2012

The latest on flooding across Stockton Borough.


Stockton Council secures funding for refuse and recycling service

Friday, November 23, 2012

Stockton Council has secured £1.8 million of funding to help improve and maintain its weekly refuse collections and boost its recycling service.


Stockton set to sparkle with Christmas light switch on

Wednesday, November 21, 2012

Stockton's traditional Christmas lights switch on will launch a packed calendar of town centre winter festivities.


Preston Park volunteer scoops top award

Tuesday, November 20, 2012

The enormous support provided by volunteers at Preston Park Museum and Grounds over the last twelve months has been recognised by a major regional award.


Festive refuse collection changes

Monday, November 19, 2012

Residents across Stockton Borough will see changes to their refuse and recycling collection days over the festive period.


Stockton's history to be brought to life

Thursday, November 15, 2012

People visiting Stockton Town Centre are being asked for their views on a new suggestion to celebrate the Borough’s heritage within the newly designed High Street.


Celebrating five years as Fairtrade Borough

Thursday, November 15, 2012

Stockton-on-Tees has celebrated five years as a Fairtrade Borough with an event at RSPB Saltholme.


Rediscover Stockton

Wednesday, November 14, 2012

Rediscover Stockton – that's what Stockton Council's encouraging people to do as the town centre's £38 million regeneration continues apace.


Stockton Illuminates

Wednesday, November 14, 2012

School children, families and community groups will be lighting up the banks of Stockton's Riverside next Tuesday (20 November).


Hefty fine for owner of filthy pizza shop

Tuesday, November 13, 2012

Poor food hygiene at a Billingham pizza shop has cost its owner a hefty fine.


Council beats national names to win recycling award

Tuesday, November 13, 2012

An innovative recycling scheme using reed beds to treat waste arising from gully cleaning has won a second national award in as many months.


Future secured for historic Thornaby Town Hall

Monday, November 12, 2012

It is the start of a new era for Thornaby Town Hall.


Stockton Mayor's Duck Race winners presented with prizes

Monday, November 12, 2012

The lucky winners of Stockton Mayor’s duck race have been invited to collect their prizes in a special ceremony at Stockton Town Hall.


Stockton Enterprise Week set to inspire Borough's residents

Wednesday, November 07, 2012

Are you a budding entrepreneur or would you like to find out more about how to start your own business?


Billingham Forum to get royal seal of approval

Tuesday, November 06, 2012

Billingham Forum is to welcome a Royal visitor as it celebrates its £18.5 million refurbishment.


Cabinet approve proposal to boost Stockton Town Centre

Friday, November 02, 2012

Stockton Council’s Cabinet has approved a proposal to offer a new discount business rates scheme for potential retailers in the town to help its further success.


Enjoy what's on offer at Winter Bazaar

Friday, November 02, 2012

Visitors to Thornaby Central Library can expect to pick up more than books and DVDs as it plays host to a Winter Bazaar later this month.


Stockton Fireworks display - Road closures and car park closures

Thursday, November 01, 2012

On 5 November, several road closures will be in place in Stockton Town Centre as a result of the annual fireworks display.