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News - April 2014

Billingham takeaway owner pays for food hygiene offences

Tuesday, April 29, 2014

The operator of a Billingham pizza shop has been fined £840 after admitting five food hygiene offences.

Stockton roads to close for Duathlon Festival

Friday, April 25, 2014

Roads will be closed on Sunday 27 April to allow the Stockton Duathlon Festival to take place.

Help is on hand as pay and display begins in Yarm

Thursday, April 24, 2014

Pay and display parking will be introduced on Yarm High Street from Monday, April 28.

Stockton business scoops top award for innovation

Tuesday, April 22, 2014

A Stockton-on-Tees business is celebrating its success after winning a Queen’s Award, regarded as the most prestigious accolade for businesses and individuals in the United Kingdom.

Norton Library prepares for refurbishment

Tuesday, April 22, 2014

Norton library has closed so preparations can be made for its refurbishment.

Easter Schools Market comes to Stockton

Monday, April 21, 2014

Stockton's youngest entrepreneurs will be selling their handmade goods at a special Easter market on Wednesday 26 March.

Seasonal refuse collections in Stockton

Thursday, April 17, 2014

Residents across Stockton Borough are reminded there will be no changes to their refuse collections over the Bank Holiday period.

Still time to plant Centenary sunflowers

Thursday, April 17, 2014

Residents across Stockton Borough are being reminded there is still time to plant sunflowers as part of a special community project to commemorate the start of the First World War.

Stockton Council welcomes marriage equality

Thursday, April 17, 2014

Marriage is available to everyone, regardless of sexuality or gender – that’s the message from Stockton Council.

Plans approved for flagship Barker and Stonehouse store

Thursday, April 17, 2014

Furniture retailer Barker and Stonehouse has been given the green light from Stockton Borough Council to create a flagship store in Teesside.

Council sets record straight on Yarm Town Hall scheme

Wednesday, April 16, 2014

Stockton Council has moved to set the record straight about its plans to improve the paving around Yarm Town Hall and war memorial.

Heritage buildings create 21st Century homes in Stockton Town Centre

Wednesday, April 16, 2014

Heritage buildings in Stockton Town Centre are providing homes suitable for modern day living at the heart of the town.

Preston Park Museum and Grounds shortlisted for prestigious award

Wednesday, April 16, 2014

Preston Park Museum and Grounds is in the running for a top national award.

Stockton charity recognised for its support for young carers

Wednesday, April 16, 2014

Eastern Ravens Trust has been recognised for the second time in five months for the inspirational work it does to support young carers across Stockton Borough.

Fun and cakes!

Tuesday, April 15, 2014

It was fun and cakes at a community event held to celebrate the 10th anniversary of the £100million Mandale Park regeneration scheme.

Do you want to be a sports coach?

Monday, April 14, 2014

Sports enthusiasts in Stockton are being urged to find out how they could encourage others to become more physically active.

Poetry and comedy are on the books at Stockton's libraries

Monday, April 14, 2014

Award-winning poetry, comedy and literature are all on the books at Stockton Council’s libraries this month.

Last chance to sign up for Stockton Duathlon

Monday, April 14, 2014

The deadline to enter Stockton Duathlon Festival is fast approaching, but there’s still time to sign up!

Be a part of The Great War centenary project

Friday, April 11, 2014

Members of the public are being invited to plant sunflowers as part of a special project commemorating the start of the First World War.

Crime across Stockton Borough falls again

Friday, April 11, 2014

Stockton Borough remains the safest place in the Tees Valley.

Chic Vintique returns to Stockton

Thursday, April 10, 2014

Lover of all things retro should head to the Chic Vintique Fair as it returns to Stockton’s Parish Gardens with a marquee of treasures.

Play your part in SIRF

Thursday, April 10, 2014

Stockton is hosting the North-East’s biggest Community Carnival again this summer and Stockton Council is calling on people to take part.

Latest stage of Stockton Town Centre works move forward

Wednesday, April 09, 2014

The main section of the bus loop at the northern end of Stockton High Street is now open as the town centre regeneration works continue to progress.

Still time to get a Duathlon discount

Wednesday, April 09, 2014

There is still time to take advantage of a discounted entry fee for this month’s Stockton Duathlon.

Discover your ancestry with Stockton Central Library

Wednesday, April 09, 2014

Members of the public will have the opportunity to learn how to trace their ancestors and care for treasured documents at a special event in Stockton next week.

Stockton teenager writes anti-bullying message

Monday, April 07, 2014

A teenager from Stockton is raising awareness about cyberbullying through her newly published book.

New junction and car park improves access to Stockton Town Centre

Thursday, April 03, 2014

People visiting businesses in Stockton Town Centre are finding their way more quickly and easily thanks to the introduction of a new junction at the south end of the town and car parking spaces on the High Street.

Stockton meets its new Mayor

Wednesday, April 02, 2014

Councillor Barbara Inman is the new Mayor of Stockton.

Stockton's heroes honoured at Mayor's Civic Awards

Wednesday, April 02, 2014

Stockton's unsung heroes were today (2 April) honoured by the Mayor of Stockton, Councillor Kathryn Nelson.

Stockton employers providing better health at work

Wednesday, April 02, 2014

Seven Stockton employers have won recognition for the work they do to promote health and wellbeing in the workplace as part of a prestigious awards scheme.

Improvements to Billingham Town Centre car park

Wednesday, April 02, 2014

The redevelopment of Billingham Town Centre is continuing with works on one of the town’s main car parks.

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