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News - May 2013

Stockton Council launches new website

Friday, May 31, 2013

Today marks a new start for Stockton Council's digital information and services - with the launch of a brand-new Stockton Council website.


A new star for Riveting Stuff Festival

Friday, May 31, 2013

Steve Mould, television science presenter, will host ‘Riveting Stuff’, Stockton's three-day opening event of the Festival of the North East.


Stockton Council awards grants for disabled children's services

Friday, May 31, 2013

Stockton Council has awarded ten Group Access Grants worth up to £30,000 in total to support parents caring for disabled children.


Stockton schoolchildren launch 'Tomato Club Sauce' as part of Healthy Eating Week (3 to 7 June)

Friday, May 31, 2013

Stockton Borough Council’s Tees Achieve working in partnership with ‘Little Sprouts’, a local food education and nursery caterer, will be celebrating ‘Healthy Eating Week’ (3 to 7 June) with the launch of the ‘The Tomato Club’.


Riveting Stuff - Cancellation of zip wire event (rearranged for 24-25 August)

Friday, May 31, 2013

We're very sorry but due to technical issues with the site, we have been forced to cancel the zip wire at Riveting Stuff this weekend.


Stockton Council launches 'Dementia Awareness Week'

Thursday, May 30, 2013

Stockton Council, the local Clinical Commissioning Group and North Tees and Hartlepool NHS Foundation Trust and partners will be holding a week long programme of events.


Chinese takeaway owner faces fine for filthy shop

Thursday, May 30, 2013

Food hygiene offences cost the owner of a Chinese takeaway £4,000 in fines following a successful prosecution by Stockton Council's environmental health officers.


Dodshon's Fountain moved as part of Town Centre Regeneration

Thursday, May 30, 2013

Stockton Town Centre’s historic Dodshon’s Fountain has been removed for repositioning closer to its original location at the southern end of the High Street.


Stockton Council approves Wynyard Hall Rose Garden, Cookery School and VIsitor Centre

Thursday, May 30, 2013

Stockton Council Planning Committee has approved planning permission for a new Rose Garden, Visitor Centre and Cookery School at Wynyard Hall, Stockton, which signals a new £4million investment in the site and the creation of 40 jobs.


Stockton's Riveting film premiere

Thursday, May 30, 2013

Stockton's Riveting Stuff engineering festival will be hosting a film premiere about one of the Borough's most famous company's - Head Wrightson.


Stockton Health specialist market returns 'Be healthy, be happy'

Tuesday, May 28, 2013

Food, fitness and fun returns to Stockton High Street as Stockton Council hosts its second ‘Health’ specialist market.


Makers' market comes to Stockton Town Centre

Friday, May 24, 2013

A brand new craft market selling a unique range of handmade products comes to Stockton’s Parish Gardens on Saturday.


West Row Arts brings life back to Stockton's heritage

Friday, May 24, 2013

Stockton Town Centre will soon have a new centre for arts.


Stockton foster carer Maria Catterick wins Big Society Award

Friday, May 24, 2013

Foster carer Maria Catterick, who's cared for 26 children over 9 years in Stockton, is the latest Prime Minister’s Big Society Award winner.


GB Dragonboat squad to train at River Tees Watersports Centre

Friday, May 24, 2013

The Powerhouse Dragonboat Racing Club will host a GB squad training weekend at the River Tees Watersports Centre (RTWC), Stockton on Saturday 11th and Sunday 12th May 2013 as seven crew members celebrate their selection to the GB squad for the World Nations Championships at Szeged, Hungary.


Stockton Borough Council 'getting physical' to support mental health awareness week

Friday, May 24, 2013

Stockton Borough Council is ‘getting physical’ in a bid to support Mental Health Awareness Week which takes place between Monday 13 and Sunday 19 May 2013.


Nifco UK celebrates £12 million expansion at Stockton site

Friday, May 24, 2013

NIFCO UK, the international car parts manufacturer is set to start work on a new multi-million pound second factory on their Eaglescliffe site in Stockton.


Stockton Council to get extra value from land and buildings

Friday, May 24, 2013

Stockton Council’s Cabinet tonight (16 May) approved plans to create more value from a range of its land and buildings.


Zip down to Riveting Stuff!

Friday, May 24, 2013

Visitors to Stockton’s Riveting Stuff festival will have the ride of a lifetime down a free zip wire high above the River Tees at the Tees Barrage.


Can you build them?

Friday, May 24, 2013

Stockton'S Riveting Stuff festival is issuing a challenge far and wide – can you build a working raft or bridge?


Love Stockton Market!

Friday, May 24, 2013

Come and get a taste of being a market trader on Stockton Market.


UK's largest ECO scheme to benefit 5000 Stockton Borough homes

Friday, May 24, 2013

A scheme which has brought warmer homes, lower energy bills and 500 new jobs to Stockton-on-Tees is now being extended across the borough, making it the first of its kind in the UK.


Join the Mayor for Sunday Parade

Friday, May 24, 2013

The Mayor of Stockton on Tees, Councillor Kathryn Nelson, invites you to the annual Mayor's Parade and Sunday Service on Sunday, 9 June.


A gem of a business expands onto Stockton high street

Friday, May 24, 2013

A town centre business has spread its fledgling wings and taken the next step into independence by opening a new shop on Stockton’s High Street.


Popular Folk Festival returns to Preston Park Museum

Friday, May 24, 2013

Stockton Council’s popular Folktastic event will take place at Preston Park Museum, Stockton on Bank Holiday Monday 27th May.


Collective switch takes shape

Tuesday, May 07, 2013

An auction to help residents across Stockton Borough significantly reduce their energy bills has taken place.


Stockton Council Planning Committee reaffirms decision to turn down Free School

Tuesday, May 07, 2013

Stockton Council's planning committee has again reaffirmed its decision to refuse planning permission for a free school and 350 dwellings in Ingleby Barwick.


Globe Theatre gets temporary facelift

Tuesday, May 07, 2013

A striking building wrap has been installed on the landmark Globe Theatre on Stockton High Street.


Hefty fine for owner of Stockton takeaway

Tuesday, May 07, 2013

Poor food hygiene at a Stockton takeaway has cost its owner a hefty fine.


Chance to join in North East's biggest carnival

Tuesday, May 07, 2013

Stockton’s Community Carnival, one of the largest community celebrations in the North East is calling on people to take part.


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