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News - April 2013

Man faces £865 fine for littering on a Stockton street

Tuesday, April 30, 2013

A man has been ordered to pay £865 after a CCTV operator saw him dropping a bottle on a Stockton Borough street.


Update: Measles vaccination programme begins in schools

Tuesday, April 30, 2013

A school based measles vaccination programme is starting across Teesside tomorrow (25.04.13).


Stockton Council wins National Housing Award

Tuesday, April 30, 2013

Stockton Council is celebrating after winning a prestigious award for its work in delivering housing services across the Borough.


Preston Park's hidden gems uncovered

Monday, April 22, 2013

From Georgian dancing shoes to medals for great bravery, a host of treasures are being uncovered at Preston Park, Museum and Grounds so visitors can enjoy rarely seen hidden gems.


Stockton roads to close for Duathlon Festival

Monday, April 22, 2013

Roads will be closed on Sunday 21 April to allow the first Stockton Duathlon Festival to take place.


Stockton's mayor officially launches new dog adventure walk

Monday, April 22, 2013

Councillor Lynne Apedaile, Mayor of Stockton has launched new facilities including an adventure walk for dogs at Dogs Trust Darlington.


Measles vaccination programme to start in Tees Valley schools

Monday, April 22, 2013

Parents with children attending schools across the Tees Valley will receive letters and consent forms over the next few days urging them to take up the offer of the MMR vaccination.


Stockton meets its new Mayor

Monday, April 22, 2013

Councillor Kathryn Nelson is the new Mayor of Stockton. Councillor Nelson was installed at Stockton Council’s Annual General Meeting today, 17 April, replacing Councillor Lynne Apedaile at the end of her mayoral year.


Local heroes honoured at Stockton Mayor's Civic Awards

Monday, April 22, 2013

Stockton's unsung heroes were today (17 April) honoured by the Mayor of Stockton, Councillor Lynne Apedaile.


Chic Vintique fair brings gorgeous goodies to Stockton

Monday, April 22, 2013

The enormously popular Chic Vintique Fair comes back to Stockton's Parish Gardens next Saturday with a marquee of gorgeous gifts and goodies.


Stockton begins to bloom during National Gardening Week

Monday, April 22, 2013

Keen gardeners, community groups and schools are rolling up their sleeves this week to join Stockton Council as they launch the Borough’s Britain in Bloom campaign.


Riveting stuff on Stockton's Riverside

Monday, April 22, 2013

Stockton's gearing up for its first ever festival to celebrate 200 years of engineering innovation and creativity across the Borough.


Explore Tees Valley Enterprise Zone

Monday, April 22, 2013

Businesses interested in expanding or relocating to the Tees Valley are being encouraged to find out how they can benefit from the Tees Valley Enterprise Zone.


Art Fund judges journey through Stockton Borough's past

Monday, April 22, 2013

Art Fund judges journey through Stockton Borough's past


New recycling wagons will save money and improve Stockton Borough's carbon footprint

Friday, April 19, 2013

A new fleet of recycling wagons is saving the Stockton Council money while also improving its waste collection service.


Preston Park Museum and Grounds in running for £100,000 Museum of the Year

Monday, April 15, 2013

One of the North East’s leading museums, Preston Park Museum and Grounds in Stockton-on-Tees, has been announced as one of the ten finalists for the prestigious Art Fund Prize for Museum of the Year 2013. Celebrating the very best UK museums and galleries, it is the largest arts prize in the UK. The prize aims to reward and highlight innovation and creativity in bringing objects and collections to life.


Support for Stockton's Town Centre businesses

Monday, April 15, 2013

Stockton Council is offering business and enterprise support packages to help businesses develop in Stockton Town Centre.


Crime rate continues to fall across Stockton Borough

Monday, April 15, 2013

Stockton Borough remains the safest place in the Tees Valley, according to the latest publically recorded crime figures


Stockton Borough businesses warned of publishing scam

Tuesday, April 02, 2013

Businesses across the Borough are being warned not to fall victim to a publishing scam.


Switch and save

Tuesday, April 02, 2013

Stockton Borough residents have just over a week left to join a special collective energy switching scheme which could significantly reduce their bills.


Is your child safe in the car?

Tuesday, April 02, 2013

Stockton Council is offering free checks and advice on the correct fitting and safe use of child car restraints.


BMX and skateboard park planned for Preston Park

Tuesday, April 02, 2013

Skateboard and BMX enthusiasts in Stockton are going to get a £250k purpose-built park for their sport at Preston Park, Museum and Grounds thanks to investment by Stockton Borough Council and Sport England.


Refuse and recycling collection day change for some Stockton Borough residents

Tuesday, April 02, 2013

Residents living across Stockton Borough are being urged to check their bin collection day.


New approach for Stockton Borough carers

Monday, April 01, 2013

Work is under way to improve the support available for the hundreds of people across Stockton Borough who care for a loved one.


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