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News - June 2013

Stockton Young People look back at World War 1

Friday, June 28, 2013

Do you know how people in Stockton Borough contributed to World War 1?


Families urged to amaze their friends with carnival workshops

Friday, June 28, 2013

Stockton Council is inviting local families to join free workshops to make costumes and practice their moves for the 2013 SIRF Carnival on Saturday, 3 August.


Stockton Council donates laptops to local community groups

Thursday, June 27, 2013

Stockton Council, in partnership with Valpak UK and GAP waste management, has donated five refurbished laptops to Catalyst for distribution to local community groups.


New parking arrangements for Yarm

Thursday, June 27, 2013

Stockton Council has drawn up final detailed plans to introduce a range of new parking arrangements in Yarm.


Don't Miss Stockton's River Rat Race

Thursday, June 27, 2013

The popular 'Stockton River Rat Race' returns to the Borough on Sunday 25 August.


Two Firsts for Flex Dance

Thursday, June 27, 2013

There are only a handful of dance companies with performers who have learning disabilities and one of those blazing a trail will perform outdoors for the first time at Stockton International Riverside Festival (SIRF) from 1 – 4 August.


Stockton Town Centre gets ready to celebrate Independents Day

Thursday, June 27, 2013

Stockton Town Team is flying the flag for local retailers on Stockton High Street in support of ‘Independents’ Day’ (Thursday 4 July) – with shop window displays and the chance to win £100 worth of prizes in a ‘Stockton Independents’ Hamper.


Preston Park Fire Engine and Vintage Vehicle Show (29 & 30 June)

Wednesday, June 26, 2013

THE popular Fire Engine and Vintage Vehicle Show will take place at Preston Park Museum and Grounds on Saturday 29 and Sunday 30 June from 11am to 5pm. The Show includes an exciting range of activities and fun for all the family, including one of the North’s major rallies of classic and restored cars.


Stockton welcomes American Pro Scooter rider as new High Street store opens

Wednesday, June 26, 2013

Stockton Council Leader, Councillor Bob Cook, joined pro-scooter fans and American pro-rider, Ryan Upchurch, at the opening of new Stockton High Street store ‘XUP Skate Shop’.


Stockton Council congratulates Lovell & Muse on National Eco Award for VIVO riverside development

Tuesday, June 25, 2013

Stockton Borough Council has congratulated house builder Lovell and sister company, Muse Developments, who have scooped a national award for leading the way in sustainability and eco-design.


Ombudsman clears Council of maladminstration charge

Friday, June 21, 2013

The Local Government Ombudsman has exonerated Stockton Council of any wrongdoing in approving plans to build up to 350 houses on farmland in Yarm.


Stockton set to celebrate armed forces week

Friday, June 21, 2013

Stockton Council is holding a series of special events to mark this year's Armed Forces Week.


Get cycling in Stockton!

Friday, June 21, 2013

STOCKTON will be the place to be for cyclists of all ages and abilities next month. The town's prestigious Cycling Festival is returning to the Borough's roads for its third year between 5 – 7 July.


Transport Minister takes in Tees Valley Bus Improvements

Friday, June 21, 2013

Norman Baker MP, the Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for Transport, visited the Tees Valley to see how government funding is being used to deliver improvements to sustainable transport in the area.


Rogue Traders Count the Cost of Preying on Stockton Borough Households

Friday, June 21, 2013

TWO rogue traders have been sentenced after being pleading guilty to offences under the Fraud Act and Consumer Protection from Unfair Trading Regulations of 2008.


Stockton's outgoing Mayor gives A Way Out wheels

Thursday, June 20, 2013

Former Mayor of Stockton, Councillor Lynne Apedaile has presented Stockton charity, ‘A Way Out’ with its own customised crew bus.


Recruitment campaign starts for Air Products Renewable Energy Facility

Wednesday, June 19, 2013

More than 50 new jobs are now being advertised by Air Products for its Tees Valley Renewable Energy facility, located in the New Energy and Technology Business Park, near Billingham, Teesside.


Award winning businesses say Stockton is a 'top place' for success in UK

Monday, June 17, 2013

‘Autumn Photo Shoot’ by Michael Cartwright has been selected as the winner of the public photography competition, as part of the celebrations around this year’s Art Fund Prize for Museum of the Year.


Stockton Council - excellence for all

Thursday, June 13, 2013

STOCKTON Council is one of just 12 local authorities across the country to achieve the Customer Service Excellence standard across all of its services. It is the second time the Council has been awarded the accolade. The local authority was last assessed in June 2010 when it also rated "excellent".


Twenty new shows at Stockton International Street Theatre Festival

Monday, June 10, 2013

Stockton on Tees, a North East market town, may seem an unlikely place for one of England’s largest, international street theatre festivals but from 1 – 4 August it will have four major UK premieres and 16 newly commissioned shows.


Billingham Town Centre transformation gathers pace

Wednesday, June 05, 2013

A new £2.7million Customer Service Centre for Billingham has moved a step closer as the demolition of the town’s former Art Gallery and Council offices gets under way.


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