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News - January 2015

Best in Class - Stockton's Young Person of the Year

Friday, January 30, 2015

A high flying university student who grew up in care has been named Stockton's Young Person of the Year.

Funky Feet in line for national sports award

Friday, January 30, 2015

An innovative activity class from Stockton Council that is specifically designed for children is in the running for a national sports industry award.

Town Centre Regeneration scheme progresses as final round of demolitions begins

Friday, January 30, 2015

A Stockton Town Centre regeneration scheme has taken another step forward this week after the final three properties were demolished.

Get booked in for week of library events

Friday, January 30, 2015

Libraries across Stockton Borough are getting ready for a week of exciting events in the run up to National Libraries Day 2012.

Stockton residents urged to pull the plug on cable thieves

Thursday, January 29, 2015

Thousands of Stockton residents, as well one of the Borough's largest employers, are being affected by criminals stealing high voltage electricity cable.

Magic for muggles guaranteed at Harry Potter book night

Thursday, January 29, 2015

Harry Potter fans from across the Borough are being invited to embrace the magic and banish the midwinter blues at a unique free event at Stockton Central Library.

New addition to John Walker Collection at Preston Park Museum

Thursday, January 29, 2015

Preston Park Museum is celebrating the arrival of a new artefact belonging to friction match inventor, John Walker.

Mayor's charity cheques for Armed Forces

Wednesday, January 28, 2015

Three armed forces charities have benefited to the tune of more than £2,500 thanks to funds raised at the Mayor of Stockton’s duck race held in June 2014 as part of the Armed Forces Week celebrations.

Council extends school admissions consultation

Wednesday, January 28, 2015

Stockton Council has extended its consultation on proposed school admission arrangements for 2016/17.

Stockton restaurant fined for food hygiene offences

Tuesday, January 27, 2015

Hygiene offences have cost the food business operator of a Stockton restaurant a total of £2,030.

Friends, Romans, countrymen - Let's look at coins

Monday, January 26, 2015

Tees Achieve, Stockton Council’s Adult Education Service, is offering a unique insight into the world of Numismatics – the study of coins.

Stockton social club fined for unlicensed asbestos removal

Wednesday, January 21, 2015

A Stockton social club has been fined more than £2,000 for carrying out unlicensed removal of asbestos from its premises.

Stockton Council responds to Little Maltby Farm decision

Wednesday, January 21, 2015

Stockton Council has responded to the decision by the Secretary of State to refuse outline planning permission for residential development (up to 550 homes), local centre (2500m²) with means of access at Little Maltby Farm, Low Lane, Ingleby Barwick, TS17 0QR.

Duathlon returns for 2015

Wednesday, January 21, 2015

Have you set yourself a New Year’s fitness goal and want a challenge to aim for?

Essential maintenance work at Stockton Libraries

Tuesday, January 20, 2015

Internet and wi-fi access will be unavailable in all of Stockton’s libraries, as well as the mobile library, on Saturday (24 January) due to essential maintenance.

Parents called to have their say on school admission arrangements

Tuesday, January 20, 2015

Parents living across the whole of Stockton Borough are being reminded that they have until 13 February 2015 to share their views on proposed school admission arrangements.

Positively Stockton-on-Tees prize giveaway

Friday, January 16, 2015

Businesses are throwing their weight behind a campaign launched to shine a positive light on Stockton-on-Tees.

Councillors call for new hospital in Stockton

Friday, January 16, 2015

Councillors are calling on health authorities to bring forward an urgent plan to build a new, world-class hospital in Stockton-on-Tees.

New pop-up shop adds to Stockton's diversity

Wednesday, January 14, 2015

The diversity of the range of independent shops available in Stockton Town Centre is growing, thanks to a new pop-up shop in the town’s Enterprise Arcade.

Florist flourishes in Stockton Town Centre

Tuesday, January 13, 2015

A new florist has opened in Stockton after receiving support from Stockton Council.

Stockton Council delivers value for money

Monday, January 12, 2015

Stockton Council is delivering value for money.

Get connected with Tees Achieve

Friday, January 09, 2015

Struggling to get your head around a new iPad or tablet you received for Christmas?

Library in Norton celebrates official reopening

Thursday, January 08, 2015

The Mayor of Stockton officially reopened Norton Library yesterday (Wednesday 7 January).

Finishing touches to Stockton Town Centre

Thursday, January 08, 2015

The finishing touches are being made to the newly rejuvenated Stockton Town Centre.

New Year, new skills in 2015 with Tees Achieve

Tuesday, January 06, 2015

Are you looking to learn new skills or build on existing ones in 2015? Or thought about getting into a new hobby this year?

Stockton businesses achieving better health at work

Monday, January 05, 2015

The health and wellbeing of staff is increasingly at the top of businesses' agendas across the Stockton Borough, with a range of businesses achieving the Better Health At Work Award.

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