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News - June 2014

SIRF preview entertains on Stockton High Street

Monday, June 30, 2014

Batty tongue twisters, intricate wit and ridiculous riddles all formed part of a distinct piece of street theatre today (Monday 30 June) in preparation for Stockton International Riverside Festival.


Traditional skills a plenty at Parkmade Live

Monday, June 30, 2014

Preston Park Museum and Grounds is hosting its annual celebration of traditional crafts on Sunday 6 July – ParkMade Live.


Stockton celebrates independence

Monday, June 30, 2014

Come to Stockton this Independence Day.


Olympic champions join Stockton Cycling Festival

Friday, June 27, 2014

Some of the nation’s biggest names in cycling will be coming to Stockton’s exciting Cycling Festival next month and now is your chance to join them!


Wildflower Meadow blooms

Friday, June 27, 2014

A wildflower meadow at Wynyard Woodland Country Park is blooming nearly two and a half years after work began to transform a disused piece of arable land.


Pedal Power

Friday, June 27, 2014

Women and girls from across Stockton Borough are being encouraged to cycle.


Flock to Preston Park for new open air theatre dates

Friday, June 27, 2014

Preston Park's grounds will once again be transformed into an open air theatre as two new plays make their way to the popular visitor attraction in coming months.


Designs for new school building to be unveiled

Tuesday, June 24, 2014

Proposals for the redevelopment of a Stockton primary school will be on display at a special drop-in session this week.


First World War exhibition comes to Stockton

Monday, June 23, 2014

An exhibition focussing on the people and the places of the Tees Valley during the First World War is coming to Stockton.


‘Big Pete’ and the ‘Grim Reaper’ monster trucks are revving up for popular Fire Engine and Vintage Vehicle Show

Thursday, June 19, 2014

‘Big Pete’ and the ‘Grim Reaper’ monster trucks are revving up and getting ready for the popular Fire Engine and Vintage Vehicle Show which will take place at Preston Park Museum and Grounds on Saturday 28 and Sunday 29 June from 11am to 5pm.


Families come along and join the SIRF Carnival

Wednesday, June 18, 2014

Families wishing to take part in the North East’s biggest Community Carnival can get creative at a series of free costume making workshops.


World Market returns to Stockton

Tuesday, June 17, 2014

A popular market returns to the Borough for the third time on Saturday 21 June bringing with it exotic tastes, smells and sights from across the world.


Empty home in Thornaby to be brought back into use

Tuesday, June 17, 2014

The finishing touches are being made to an empty property in Thornaby which is being brought back into use.


Celebrating Armed Forces Day

Tuesday, June 17, 2014

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


Local retailers support Food Safety Week

Monday, June 16, 2014

Butchers and food retailers across Stockton are doing their bit to promote good food hygiene as part of Food Safety Week this week, 16 – 22 June.


Final approval for Lustrum Beck Flood Defence scheme

Friday, June 13, 2014

A major flood defence scheme at Lustrum Beck has been given the go-ahead.


Natural habitat to return to Wynyard Woodland Park

Friday, June 13, 2014

A major project to protect and conserve Wynyard Woodland Park will get under way next week.


Thrills and spills at Fire Engine and Vintage Vehicle Show

Thursday, June 12, 2014

The popular Fire Engine and Vintage Vehicle Show will take place at Preston Park Museum and Grounds on Saturday 28 and Sunday 29 June from 11am to 5pm.


Buy a duck and support our Armed Forces

Wednesday, June 11, 2014

The Mayor of Stockton will be holding a duck race on Stockton’s Riverside to raise money for three armed forces charities.


Road safety roadshows stop in towns

Wednesday, June 11, 2014

A special road safety event will be making a trip to the Tees Valley next week in support of National Bike Week.


Stockton Borough - Home to award winning restaurants

Wednesday, June 11, 2014

A host of prestigious culinary awards have recently headed to fine dining restaurants across Stockton Borough.


Globe Theatre come back remains on track

Tuesday, June 10, 2014

Exciting plans to bring Stockton’s iconic Globe Theatre back into use as a live music and comedy venue are moving forward.


Warming up to district heating scheme

Tuesday, June 10, 2014

Waste heat from one of Stockton’s industrial giants could be used to heat major business premises and public buildings in a pioneering carbon reducing scheme.


For all that is cycling, it's all in Stockton

Friday, June 06, 2014

Stockton Cycling Festival returns next month with a whole host of events and activities for people of all ages and abilities, from elite riders to beginners and children.


Second stage of investment in Yarm begins

Friday, June 06, 2014

Works to enhance Yarm Town Centre have reached the mid-way point.


Stockton's heritage at your fingertips

Friday, June 06, 2014

The history of Stockton can be seen at the click of a button with the launch of the brand new Heritage Stockton.


Lest we forget

Friday, June 06, 2014

Song, music and words will be at the heart of a special event at Stockton Central Library to remember the part Stockton residents played in the Great War.


Copycat website warning from Stockton Council

Thursday, June 05, 2014

Stockton Council’s Trading Standards are warning residents to be extra vigilant when applying for official documents or services online.


Run with confidence this summer

Thursday, June 05, 2014

Women and girls across the Borough are being invited to try something new and give running a go this summer.


Tots toddle for charity

Wednesday, June 04, 2014

Stockton's under 5s will be able to dress up as their favourite space character and raise money in a charity fun walk this week.


With cuisine from across the globe come and try Stockton's restaurants

Wednesday, June 04, 2014

Stockton is now home to a new quality Indian restaurant and with another exciting independent eaterie on its way the Town Centre’s evening economy is certainly coming alive.


Be part of Mayor's Sunday

Wednesday, June 04, 2014

The Mayor of Stockton, Councillor Barbara Inman is inviting the Borough’s residents to join her at the Mayor’s Parade and Sunday Service which takes place this Sunday, 8 June.


The stars fall on Stockton

Wednesday, June 04, 2014

People from across Stockton Borough have selected five acts to be immortalised in Stockton Town Centre.


Don't miss out on new literary festival

Tuesday, June 03, 2014

Tickets are still available for a brand new literary festival for book and poetry lovers in Stockton and Middlesbrough.


Proud pupils wow Ofsted inspectors!

Monday, June 02, 2014

It's official - Bader Primary School in Thornaby is a “good” school!


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