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News - May 2014

Roadshow to help new business visits Stockton

Thursday, May 29, 2014

Budding entrepreneurs will be able to access expert business advice and information at a special event in Stockton this weekend.


Random acts of kindness surprise Stockton's shoppers

Thursday, May 29, 2014

Shoppers in Stockton Town Centre were yesterday (28 May) greeted with ‘random acts of kindness’ from the Town’s traditional market traders.


Be healthy, be happy as specialist market returns to Stockton

Thursday, May 29, 2014

Food, fitness and fun returns to Stockton High Street this Friday as Stockton Council once again hosts its ‘health’ specialist market.


Dementia friendly day care centre opens

Friday, May 23, 2014

Dementia friendly care and design is now at the heart of a day care centre in Thornaby.


Improved access to Stockton Town Centre businesses during works

Wednesday, May 21, 2014

Stockton Council is working closely with Stockton’s Town Team to improve access to Stockton Town Centre shops and businesses while the multi-million pound regeneration progresses.


SIRF 14 programme announced

Wednesday, May 21, 2014

Dancing skeletons, sensory adventures and high flying acrobats are all coming to Stockton this summer as the 27th Stockton International Riverside Festival (SIRF) announces its programme highlights.


Significant new housing development underway in Stockton

Tuesday, May 20, 2014

Construction is underway on a major regeneration project which will bring much-needed new family homes, bungalows and apartments into the heart of Stockton town centre.


Makers' market and craft fair returns to Stockton

Tuesday, May 20, 2014

A popular specialist market selling a unique range of handmade products will be back in Stockton’s Parish Gardens this Saturday, 24 May.


Stockton takeaway owners fined for food hygiene offences

Tuesday, May 20, 2014

The owners of a Stockton takeaway have been fined more than £8000 after their premises were found to be in breach of numerous food hygiene rules.


Thornaby company awarded contract for street light design

Tuesday, May 20, 2014

A Thornaby based company has been awarded the contract to design a street lighting project which is set to save Stockton Council £1.8 million a year.


Stockton man receives community order

Tuesday, May 13, 2014

A Stockton man has been handed an 18 month Community Order and a three month Curfew Order after his pit-bull terrier type dog escaped into a neighbours’ garden and killed their family pet.


Make a difference in your library this Summer

Tuesday, May 13, 2014

Young people across the Borough are being invited to develop their skills by helping out with this year’s Summer Reading Challenge.


Show your love for Stockton's market

Tuesday, May 13, 2014

Stockton Council is calling on residents and visitors to show their love for Stockton Borough’s markets as part of a national campaign – and in return they may find themselves receiving a special thank you from the traders.


Exciting plans for St Michael's Catholic Academy to be unveiled

Friday, May 09, 2014

Proposals for the redevelopment of a Billingham Academy will be on display next week.


Test your fitness outdoors this summer

Friday, May 09, 2014

Beautiful local parks, open air exercise and carefully planned running routes are all on offer this summer as the Summer Tees Trail races return to Stockton.


'Best in Country' Tees Valley youth invited to perform at prestigious national music festival

Wednesday, May 07, 2014

Young people from Tees Valley Music Service – Music Education Hub have been invited to perform at one of the UK’s most prestigious national music festivals.


A taste of the Orient comes to Stockton

Friday, May 02, 2014

Stockton's first evening market of the year heads to the Town Centre next week bringing with it sights, smells, tastes of the orient – and even a dragon boat!


New exhibition sheds light on Stockton's friction match history

Friday, May 02, 2014

There is a new story to find out about at Preston Park Museum and Grounds.


Councillors agree reduction in members' allowances bill

Thursday, May 01, 2014

Stockton councillors have taken another step towards achieving the authority’s pledge to reduce members’ allowances by 15 per cent by April 2015.


Community efforts scoop 'Silver Gilt'

Thursday, May 01, 2014

A group of volunteers from Stockton’s Preston Park Museum and Grounds have won a prestigious award at Harrogate Flower Show with their community garden entry.


Council reminder on Yarm pay and display arrangements

Thursday, May 01, 2014

Stockton Council is reminding residents and visitors to Yarm High Street that anyone parking for one hour or less does not need a ticket as this is free.


Stockton school swift to act after critical Ofsted report

Thursday, May 01, 2014

A Stockton secondary school is already taking steps to bring about rapid improvement after being placed in Special Measures by Ofsted today (May 1).


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