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News - February 2015

Sporting stars of the future honoured at special Tees aware ceremony

Friday, February 27, 2015

Stockton's budding sports stars were among those recognised for their achievements at a special award ceremony last night.

Stockton Council approves 15/16 budget

Thursday, February 26, 2015

Stockton Council formally approved its 2015/16 budget as well as outlining its financial plan for the next four years at a meeting of the full Council last night (25 February).

New Youth MP meets Stockton Council members

Wednesday, February 25, 2015

Stockton Borough’s new Member of the UK Youth Parliament, Jess Hugill, 16, from Conyers School in Yarm, got down to her first piece of official business as she met with Council leaders and Cabinet Members for the first time.

Popular park gains plenty of heart

Wednesday, February 25, 2015

The transformation of one of the Borough’s most popular parks is nearing completion thanks to a £200,000 project which has refurbished its central area.

Stockton Council's Cabinet recommends budget

Friday, February 20, 2015

Stockton Council's Cabinet last night recommended a budget for 2015/16 as part of its draft Medium Term Financial Plan for the next four years.

Entrepreneurial pop-ups progress to success

Friday, February 20, 2015

Two Stockton entrepreneurs who started selling their goods temporarily from a pop-up shop in the town's Enterprise Arcade are taking the next steps towards establishing a permanent business.

Welcome aboard River Tees Rediscovered

Friday, February 20, 2015

A five-year programme to reconnect local people with the famous River Tees has been launched to an audience of private, public and third sector representatives.

Find out about the Apprenticeship route

Friday, February 20, 2015

Stockton Council is calling on young people to come along to a special free event to learn how they can train for a better future through the apprenticeship route.

Safety Event in Stockton Town Centre

Thursday, February 19, 2015

Visitors to Stockton Town Centre will notice a number of activities to raise awareness about pedestrian safety next Wednesday (25 February).

Stockton's new Youth MP elected

Wednesday, February 18, 2015

Jess Hugill from Conyers School, Yarm, has been elected as Stockton Borough's MP for the UK's Youth Parliament.

Room for more!

Wednesday, February 18, 2015

Stockton Farmers' Market creates space for potential new stallholders

Stockton's Love Your Local Market wins national award

Wednesday, February 18, 2015

The success and continued growth of Stockton's markets has been nationally recognised with a Great British Market Award.

Welcome to the new Stockton Town Centre

Tuesday, February 17, 2015

Stockton town centre's multi-million pound physical regeneration programme is nearly complete and the new-look high street is set to get off to a flying start.

New Billingham Road investment will pave the way for easier travel

Tuesday, February 17, 2015

Stockton Council's programme of investment in Billingham is continuing as improvements to help people travel around the town quickly and more easily start next month.

Police and crime panel seeks new member

Tuesday, February 17, 2015

Applications are being welcomed from people who live and work within the force's area to sit on the Cleveland Police and Crime Panel.

Views sought on Older People's Care Homes

Monday, February 16, 2015

Stockton Council is launching a public consultation today, Monday 16 February, which is seeking the views of residents and families about the care home services available to older people in the Borough.

Psst... Love is in the air

Friday, February 13, 2015

Love was is in the air in London today as the people of Stockton-on-Tees sent an early Valentine's card to the makers of Channel 4's Benefits Street.

Ingleby Barwick leisure facility a step closer

Friday, February 13, 2015

Stockton Council’s plans to bring a £10million swimming pool, library and customer service point to Ingleby Barwick have taken another step forward.

Your chance to comment on the Borough's development

Wednesday, February 11, 2015

Stockton Council is seeking the opinions of residents on two planning matters which impact on everyone who lives, works, visits and invests in the Borough.

The Skills Academy to open in Billingham - April 2015

Wednesday, February 11, 2015

Groundwork has begun on an exciting new project that will see a £1.6m training centre open its doors in Billingham.

Ingleby Barwick roundabout improvements to begin

Wednesday, February 11, 2015

Works to ease congestion and increase capacity on a busy Ingleby Barwick roundabout are set to start.

Stockton announces 2015 bumper programme of specialist markets

Tuesday, February 10, 2015

Stockton Council has launched its latest specialist markets programme with a promise that it will be bigger and better than ever.

Resident's views sought on local transport

Monday, February 09, 2015

Stockton Council is launching a public consultation from Monday 9 February to gather the views of residents on all aspects of the local transport infrastructure.

Fashion courses are the tops

Friday, February 06, 2015

Make-do and mend is no longer a thing of the past. Stockton residents are now being offered the chance to learn the art of upcycling which gives new life to old garments.

Perfect your craft with Preston Park's Parkmade courses

Friday, February 06, 2015

Craft enthusiasts are being offered the opportunity to try their hand at a range of popular and new ParkMade courses held at Stockton Borough's flagship museum.

Disability advisory group helps shape Stockton services

Thursday, February 05, 2015

Information from a resident-run advisory group is helping to shape Council services for people with disabilities.

Construction work starts on site at Swainby Road

Thursday, February 05, 2015

Regeneration plans to transform Stockton’s Swainby Road area are gathering pace as construction begins on site.

Bus service trialled in Stockton communities

Thursday, February 05, 2015

Following successful discussions with Stockton Council, a not-for-profit company is to trial a new bus service between Port Clarence and Billingham Town Centre.

Landlords' Forum to provide a wealth of advice

Wednesday, February 04, 2015

Landlords across the Tees Valley will have the opportunity to find out more about renting out properties when the annual forum returns in March.

School admissions meetings give parents a chance to have their say

Wednesday, February 04, 2015

Stockton Council is reminding parents and carers about a series of upcoming public meetings where they can have their say on proposed school admission arrangements for 2016/17.

Council hoping to retain Government funding for major road improvement scheme

Tuesday, February 03, 2015

Stockton Council is hoping to retain around £300,000 in Government funding to enhance a major road improvement scheme planned for Ingleby Barwick.

Stockton's local offer website will help families get the support they need

Tuesday, February 03, 2015

A new online tool designed to help parents and carers of children and young people (aged from 0 to 25) with special educational needs and disabilities in Stockton Borough has been launched.

New library scheme helps raise dementia awareness

Monday, February 02, 2015

Stockton libraries are supporting a scheme that prescribes books for people living with dementia.

Your Vote Matters: Make sure you're in - then have your say in May

Monday, February 02, 2015

Stockton Council is urging all residents of voting age, especially young people aged 16 to 24, to make sure they are registered to vote as part of a national campaign 'Your vote matters…make sure you're in.'

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