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News - March 2014

Nominate your favourite Globe stars for the final five

Monday, March 31, 2014

Members of the public are being given the chance to immortalise their favourite stars as part of a spectacular new piece of artwork at The Globe Theatre in Stockton.


Stockton shines a light on autism awareness

Monday, March 31, 2014

The River Tees will be illuminated blue this week in support of World Autism Awareness Day.


Lindisfarne Gospels come to Stockton

Monday, March 31, 2014

An exhibition celebrating one of the world’s most important books will be in Stockton Town Centre from this week.


Stockton's architecture is captured in print

Monday, March 31, 2014

The rich architecture of Stockton-on-Tees has been captured in a new heritage booklet, available from today.


Future of bus services secured

Monday, March 31, 2014

Bus services will be maintained in Port Clarence where there had been concerns that routes would be withdrawn.


Final properties at Mandale Park demolished

Thursday, March 27, 2014

The final properties at Mandale Park in Thornaby have now been demolished so the remainder of the new homes planned for the area can be built.


Stockton's children choose Megan Rix's 'Victory Dogs' as Book of the Year

Wednesday, March 26, 2014

Victory Dogs by Megan Rix was crowned Stockton Children’s Book of the Year at a special ceremony last night.


Library secures grant to commemorate First World War

Tuesday, March 25, 2014

Stockton Central Library is just one of ten public libraries chosen nationally to work on a range of special projects to commemorate the First World War.


Enter the Stockton Duathlon today

Tuesday, March 25, 2014

Get your running shoes on and sign up to the Stockton Duathlon now to enjoy an early-bird discount!


Residents asked for their views on healthy weight services

Tuesday, March 25, 2014

How can we support you in achieving or maintaining a healthy weight?


Are you interested in leading Funky Feet?

Monday, March 24, 2014

People across Stockton Borough are being encouraged to find out how they can get involved in leading a children’s fun physical activity programme.


Stockton wins award for dementia awareness work with children

Friday, March 21, 2014

Stockton Council’s libraries have been recognised in the EDGE Awards for their work to help children and young people understand dementia.


Cycling Festival returns to Stockton!

Thursday, March 20, 2014

Stockton Council’s unique Cycling Festival will return to the Borough for a fourth time – hot on the trail of the Tour de France’s Grand Depart from the North!


Drop in to see the future of The Grangefield Academy

Thursday, March 20, 2014

Proposals for a brand new building and teaching facilities at a Stockton academy will be shared with the public next week.


Could you be a councillor?

Wednesday, March 19, 2014

Stockton Council is urging people interested in finding out about becoming a local councillor to come to a special free event next week.


Is your home childproof?

Friday, March 14, 2014

Visitors to Stockton Town Centre will have the opportunity to receive free home safety advice and childproofing equipment at a special pop up shop next week.


Importance of the Commonwealth remembered in Stockton

Wednesday, March 12, 2014

Stockton Council joined more than 500 local authorities and community organisations across the United Kingdom on Monday (10 March) when it raised a newly-designed flag at the Town Hall to mark Commonwealth Day.


Good Ofsted for Layfield Primary School

Thursday, March 06, 2014

A recent Ofsted inspection of a Yarm Primary School found it to be ‘good’ and praised it for offering “excellent care and support” as well as providing “very well for pupils’ spiritual, moral, social and cultural development.”


Stockton flies the flag for the Commonwealth

Wednesday, March 05, 2014

STOCKTON Council is calling on residents to help the Borough mark Commonwealth Day which takes place on Monday, 10 March.


Mayor has ball raising money for charity

Wednesday, March 05, 2014

Mayor of Stockton, Councillor Kathryn Nelson’s Charity Ball successfully raised £12,000 for her chosen charity and benevolent fund, when it took place on Friday, 28 February.


Start your own business in Stockton

Monday, March 03, 2014

There are plenty of opportunities to succeed in business across Stockton Borough.


Try a new fitness challenge with Stockton Council

Monday, March 03, 2014

Women and girls across Stockton Borough are being given another opportunity to try something new and give running a go.


Help your teens succeed with Tees Achieve

Monday, March 03, 2014

Parents across the Borough are being invited to find out more about a new study programme designed to boost their teenagers' skills for employment.


Bright idea will light the way to millions in savings

Monday, March 03, 2014

A plan to save £1.8million a year by replacing Stockton’s ageing street lighting stock has been agreed by councillors.