News - December 2015

Young people create Christmas cheer

Wednesday, December 23, 2015

A group of young people from Stockton-on-Tees are doing their bit to help people less fortunate than themselves this Christmas.

Stockton Borough childcare settings ranked top of class

Tuesday, December 22, 2015

Stockton-on-Tees Borough Council has increased the number of 'good' and 'outstanding' childcare settings in its area by 26 per cent in three years.

'Best dressed Christmas window' winner announced

Thursday, December 17, 2015

An independent gift and card shop has been awarded Stockton Town Centre’s ‘Best Dressed Christmas Window’ for the second year running.

Home safety advice for parents and carers

Thursday, December 17, 2015

Parents of toddlers and young children across Stockton Borough and the UK are being reminded of the safety risks associated with window blind cords in the home.

Shop owner pays price for numerous food hygiene offences

Wednesday, December 16, 2015

Food hygiene offences have cost a food business operator almost £5,000 in fines and costs following a successful prosecution by Stockton-on-Tees Borough Council.

Construction work starts at Port Clarence Renewable Energy Plant

Tuesday, December 15, 2015

The Leader of Stockton-on-Tees Borough Council, Councillor Bob Cook, has broken ground at the Port Clarence Renewable Energy Plant.

Santa's Reindeer Parade brings the spirit of Christmas to Stockton

Monday, December 14, 2015

Stockton Sparkles continued to spread the joy of Christmas as Santa and his entourage of reindeers delighted the crowds in Stockton Town Centre yesterday (Sunday 13 December).

Stockton school crowned road safety champions

Friday, December 11, 2015

More than 500 young people have battled it out at Stockton-on-Tees Borough Council’s annual Road Safety quiz.

New chapter for burgeoning bookshop in Stockton

Friday, December 11, 2015

A new independent bookshop in Stockton Town Centre has scooped a national award recognising its outstanding performance since opening at the Enterprise Arcade.

Christmas event sees residents help plan the future of Norton Grange Community Centre

Thursday, December 10, 2015

People who live near to or use Norton Grange Community Centre came along to a special Christmas event to help plan the future of the centre.

Stockton-on-Tees Borough Council marks a year of support for Armed Forces

Thursday, December 10, 2015

Stockton-on-Tees Borough Council is reflecting on a year of action in support of the armed forces community.

Festive changes to waste and recycling collections

Wednesday, December 9, 2015

Residents across Stockton-on-Tees Borough are being reminded of changes that will affect their waste and recycling collections over the Christmas and New Year period.

Santa's Reindeer Parade to bring more festive fun to Stockton

Tuesday, December 8, 2015

Stockton Sparkles is set to continue this weekend as Santa and his entourage of reindeers descend on Stockton Town Centre.

Vote now for Stockton's 'Best Dressed Christmas Window' competition

Tuesday, December 8, 2015

Shops across Stockton Town Centre got into the festive spirit at the weekend by dressing their windows with festive decorations for the ‘Best Dressed Christmas Window’ competition.

Fairtrade status celebrated

Tuesday, December 8, 2015

Stockton-on-Tees’ status as a Fairtrade Borough was celebrated at a special event in Stockton Central Library yesterday (Monday, 7 December).

Thornaby Academy pupils get a taste for the construction industry

Tuesday, December 8, 2015

Pupils at Thornaby Academy have been getting a unique insight into the construction industry thanks to Stockton-on-Tees Borough Council and Barratt Homes who have held a series of workshops and activities at the school.

Stockton-on-Tees residents reminded to share their views on ceremonial boundary signage

Monday, December 7, 2015

Stockton-on-Tees residents have until the end of the month to share their views on ceremonial boundary signage.

Mayor's carol service sets the scene for Christmas

Monday, December 7, 2015

The Mayor of Stockton-on-Tees, Councillor Ian Dalgarno was spreading Christmas cheer across Stockton on Friday as he hosted the Mayor’s Carol Service at Stockton Parish Church.

Cabinet considers findings of Community Governance Review

Friday, December 4, 2015

Stockton-on-Tees Borough Council’s Cabinet met last night to consider how Billingham and Elton should be governed.

Voting opens for this year's Stockton-on-Tees Club, Coach and Volunteer Awards

Friday, December 4, 2015

Nominations are now open for Stockton-on-Tees Borough Council’s annual Club, Coach and Volunteer Awards.

Christmas fun at Norton Grange

Friday, December 4, 2015

People who live near to or use Norton Grange Community Centre are invited to come along to a special Christmas event.

Stockton-on-Tees successfully renews its Fairtrade status

Friday, December 4, 2015

Stockton-on-Tees has successfully renewed its Fairtrade Borough status for two years following its ongoing commitment to promoting Fairtrade principles.

Work begins on Ingleby Barwick playground addition

Thursday, December 3, 2015

Works to enhance a much-loved play area in Ingleby Barwick are under way.

A traditional Christmas shopping experience at Preston Park

Wednesday, December 2, 2015

Step back in time and enjoy a weekend full of traditional festivities at Preston Park Museum & Ground’s inaugural Christmas Bazaar this weekend.

New look for Yarm Library

Wednesday, December 2, 2015

Exciting plans for the refurbishment of Yarm library have been finalised.

Plenty of festive entertainment in store as Stockton continues to sparkle

Tuesday, December 1, 2015

Visitors to Stockton Town Centre will be able to feast their eyes this weekend on a whole host of festive sights as Stockton Sparkles, Stockton-on-Tees Borough Council’s winter festival continues.

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