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News - December 2013

Thornaby Library and Customer Contact Centre closed

Friday, December 27, 2013

Thornaby Library and customer service centre is closed today (Friday 27 December).


New opening hours for Stockton's libraries

Friday, December 27, 2013

Residents are being reminded libraries across Stockton Borough will be changing their opening hours in the new year.


Progress for Billingham redevelopment

Monday, December 23, 2013

Stockton Council has awarded Stockton-based Interserve Construction the contract to build the new £2.7 million combined library and customer service centre in the town.


Stockton Borough residents help shape future transport arrangement

Friday, December 20, 2013

Stockton Council is encouraging residents to work with them to identify the transport needs of communities across the Borough.


Stockton's traditional market rescheduled over Christmas

Friday, December 20, 2013

Shoppers at Stockton’s traditional market will be able to pick up some last minute Christmas gifts and treats on Christmas Eve.


Get involved in local radio with Tees Achieve

Thursday, December 19, 2013

Do you want the chance to gain valuable skills and get involved with local community radio?


Stockton's Youth Offending Service praised by inspectors

Wednesday, December 18, 2013

Her Majesty’s Inspectorate of Probation is impressed with the work of Stockton’s Youth Offending Service.


Stockton young carers scoop regional 'Making a Difference' award

Wednesday, December 18, 2013

A group of young carers from Stockton have won a regional award for their commitment and dedication.


Find out about next stage of Stockton Town Centre's regeneration

Tuesday, December 17, 2013

Residents and visitors to Stockton wishing to know more about the next stage of the town centre regeneration works can call into a special drop in session organised by Stockton Council this week.


Stockton's young people help the homeless

Tuesday, December 17, 2013

A group of young people from across the Borough are offering their time to help those less fortunate over Christmas through a special project run by Stockton Council.


Refuse collections over the festive period

Monday, December 16, 2013

Residents across Stockton Borough are being reminded of changes to waste and recycling collection dates over the festive period.


Bike rides with a difference in Stockton's Preston Park

Friday, December 13, 2013

A brand new cycling event is coming to Stockton’s Preston Park this winter.


Fascinating mural commemorates Stockton's history

Thursday, December 12, 2013

An artist whose work can be found across Stockton Town Centre is being remembered.


Residents set to save on fuel bills thanks to Stockton Council's 'Big Community Switch' scheme

Thursday, December 12, 2013

Stockton Council householders who signed up for the latest round of the ‘Big Community Switch’ scheme are set to save an average £126.00 per year on their gas and electricity bills, following an auction between energy companies.


Nominations still open to honour local sports heroes

Thursday, December 12, 2013

Stockton Council’s annual Club, Coach and Volunteer Awards will soon be here and there is still time to get your nominations in.


Santa and his reindeers get ready for Stockton parade

Thursday, December 12, 2013

Santa and his reindeers are heading to the Borough on Sunday for Stockton Council’s annual reindeer parade.


Stockton's annual Road Safety Quiz returns

Wednesday, December 11, 2013

Stockton Council’s annual Road Safety Quiz Final returned to the Borough on Tuesday 10 December to see pupils from Our Lady of the Most Holy Rosary Primary School crowned the champions.


Former pizza shop owner fined for environmental health offences

Wednesday, December 11, 2013

Food hygiene offences cost the former owner of a Stockton pizza takeaway shop £4608 in costs and fines following a successful prosecution by Stockton Council's environmental health officers.


Mayor's carol service gets Stockton in the mood for Christmas

Tuesday, December 10, 2013

The Mayor of Stockton, Councillor Kathryn Nelson, spread Christmas cheer across Stockton when she hosted the Mayor’s Carol Service at Stockton Parish Church last week.


Nominations open for Mayor's annual Civic Awards

Tuesday, December 10, 2013

The Mayor of Stockton, Councillor Kathryn Nelson, has launched Stockton Council’s third annual Civic Awards to honour local individuals, organisations and businesses who have made a real difference to their community.


Stockton still sparkling as winter festival continues

Friday, December 06, 2013

As the countdown to Christmas continues remember to make a visit to Stockton Town Centre to see what’s on offer during the second weekend of the popular winter festival, Stockton Sparkles.


Flooding update from Stockton Council - Friday 6 December

Friday, December 06, 2013

Stockton Council is continuing to provide advice and support for residents affected by yesterday’s flooding in Port Clarence.


Stockton railway signal box receives Grade II listing

Thursday, December 05, 2013

A historic railway signal box in Stockton has been granted Grade II status by English Heritage as part of its Heritage Plan project.


It's going to be a 'Snappy Christmas' with Tees Valley Music Service

Thursday, December 05, 2013

Primary school choirs from across Stockton will be taking part in a Christmas celebration to welcome in the festive season and raise funds for Macmillan Cancer Support and Kidney Research UK.


Tees Valley finest young musicians promise a Christmas spectacular

Thursday, December 05, 2013

Young musicians from across the Tees Valley will celebrate Christmas at a festive gala held by Tees Valley Music Service to be held from 7pm on Sunday 8 December at Middlesbrough Town Hall - entry costs £6 adults, under 18’s free (no concessions).


Stockton helps capture Lindisfarne Gospels' journey

Wednesday, December 04, 2013

The return of one of the world’s most important and beautiful books will be celebrated in a touring exhibition of photography and writing in Stockton next year.


Support the Borough's local traders on Small Business Saturday

Wednesday, December 04, 2013

Stockton Council is calling on residents across the Borough to shop local this Saturday as part of a day of action to get the nation backing small businesses.


Stockton Council backs calls for national inquiry into impact of planning policy

Wednesday, December 04, 2013

Stockton Council is backing calls for a review of the National Planning Policy Framework (NPPF).


Recruits wanted to lead with Funky Feet

Monday, December 02, 2013

Do you want to work with young children and support their physical and social development? If so then becoming a Funky Feet Leader for Stockton Council could be the opportunity for you!


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