News - April 2015

Get on the ball with Paul Addison for sports report course

Thursday, April 30, 2015

Football enthusiasts are being offered a rare opportunity to learn the craft of sports reporting under the guidance of BBC Tees stalwart Paul Addison.

Tribute to former Stockton Borough Councillor - Eileen Craggs

Wednesday, April 29, 2015

The death of former Stockton Borough councillor Eileen Craggs was announced on 21 April.

Superheroes land at Billingham Library to mark Free Comic Book Day

Tuesday, April 28, 2015

A chance to learn how to draw your inner superhero, show off your fancy dress and receive free comic books are just some of the fun activities on offer at a drop-in event to celebrate Free Comic Book Day at the new Billingham Library on Saturday 2 May.

Stockton butcher pays price for food hygiene offences

Tuesday, April 28, 2015

Food hygiene offences cost a Stockton butcher more than £4,600 in costs and fines following a successful prosecution by Stockton Council.

Premier UK Duathlon to arrive in Stockton this Sunday

Wednesday, April 22, 2015

One of the biggest and best Duathlons in the UK is set to arrive in Stockton this coming Sunday (26 April).

Play your part to illuminate SIRF in this year's Community Carnival

Wednesday, April 22, 2015

The North-East’s biggest Community Carnival is once again coming to Stockton this summer and people across the Borough are being invited to take part.

Enterprise support for Stockton businesses

Wednesday, April 22, 2015

Small businesses across Stockton Borough are being offered an opportunity to enhance their entrepreneurial skills.

Stockton Council wins top engineering award

Wednesday, April 22, 2015

Stockton Council has won a prestigious Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE) Robert Stephenson award for the construction of a new footbridge at Thornaby Railway Station and was also commended by judges for its work to enhance Yarm High Street.

World village market brings an exotic flavour to Stockton

Thursday, April 16, 2015

Stunning world flavours, exotic tasting treats and delicious food from across the Globe are all part of the next specialist market heading to Stockton High Street.

Only days left to make sure you can have your say in May

Tuesday, April 14, 2015

As we enter the final countdown to the 20 April deadline for people to apply to get registered to vote in time for next month’s elections, Stockton Council is urging residents who are not registered to vote to do so immediately to ensure they can have their say in the outcome.

Term time means learn time

Monday, April 13, 2015

From getting to grips with new technology to practicing the perfect photo, Stockton Council’s Learning and Skills service has a range of courses with something available for everyone.

From Gogglebox to the ballot box

Tuesday, April 7, 2015

Stockton Council is reminding residents that time is running out if they wish to be able to vote in the upcoming Parliamentary and Local elections on Thursday 7 May 2015.

Ghosts of 1945 brought back to life in an exhibition at Preston Park Museum

Tuesday, April 7, 2015

An exhibition and film which follows the residents of a post-war Thornaby street to present day are now on display at Preston Park Museum.

Council to put the tick in town hall clock

Tuesday, April 7, 2015

The 200-year-old clock at Stockton Town Hall will soon be ticking again, thanks to its restoration by Stockton Council.

Improvements to Teesdale begin

Monday, April 6, 2015

The first phase of work to improve part of the Teesdale area of Stockton Borough will begin next week.

Stockton's budding young MPs meet the Mayor

Monday, April 6, 2015

More than 7,500 Stockton pupils are learning about democracy at first hand this week with the inaugural school elections to elect the Borough’s MP for the UK’s Youth Parliament.

Stockton's Chic Vintique Market is heading to its new home

Wednesday, April 1, 2015

The enormously popular Chic Vintique specialist market comes back to Stockton this month with a marquee on the High Street packed with gorgeous gifts and goodies.

Remembering Stockton's history and heritage

Wednesday, April 1, 2015

Stockton Town Centre may have a new look but that doesn’t mean its past has been forgotten.