News - July 2015

SIRF 15 launches in spectacular fashion

Friday, July 31, 2015

A CIRCUS troupe and a breath-taking aerial show opened SIRF 15 last night.

Arts Council Chair opens new £2.7 million facility in Billlingham

Friday, July 31, 2015

Sir Peter Bazalgette, Chair of Arts Council England, was in Billingham town centre yesterday to perform the official opening of the new £2.7million Library and Customer Service Centre.

Look out for important voter registration information

Friday, July 31, 2015

Households in Stockton Borough will soon be receiving an important form asking residents to check whether the current voter registration details for their address are correct. Residents who are not registered are encouraged to do so.

Residents invited to find out about Lustrum Beck flood defence work

Friday, July 31, 2015

Residents living in the Lustrum Beck area of Stockton are invited to a drop-in session next week to find out about the next stage of a flood defence scheme, which will include the replacement of Londonderry Bridge.

Grab a bite to eat at SIRF

Thursday, July 30, 2015

Despite a packed programme of spectacular street art and outdoor theatre, grabbing food on the go at SIRF has never been easier as local eateries set to bring a tempting range of delicious treats to the festival.

SIRF 15 is accessible for all

Tuesday, July 28, 2015

Stockton International Riverside Festival is now more accessible than ever thanks to the joint efforts of organisers and a resident-run advisory group for people with disabilities.

Plenty of stunning highlights coming to SIRF15

Thursday, July 23, 2015

A packed programme of thrilling shows featuring acrobatics, dance, comedy and street art will be heading to Stockton Town Centre in the coming days ready for SIRF15.

Tees Valley Unlimited announces the appointment of new chairman

Thursday, July 23, 2015

Tees Valley Unlimited (TVU) has announced the appointment of leading industrialist Paul Booth OBE as Local Enterprise Partnership Chairman.

Remember to have your say on the Borough's highways and transport

Thursday, July 23, 2015

Residents across Stockton-on-Tees are being reminded to have their say in a comprehensive highway and transport survey.

Road and car park closures during Stockton International Riverside Festival

Wednesday, July 22, 2015

The following road closures, car park closures and bus times will be in place in Stockton Town Centre during Stockton International Riverside Festival (SIRF):

Freedom of the Borough proposed for former Stockton Councillor

Tuesday, July 21, 2015

A former Stockton-on-Tees Councillor with more than three decades’ service is the proposed recipient of a prestigious Freedom of the Borough accolade.

Tees Valley puts forward ambitious case for Devolution

Thursday, July 16, 2015

The Tees Valley must be at the forefront of Government plans to devolve greater powers and funding to local authorities.

Golf Week swings into Stockton

Thursday, July 16, 2015

Tee off at some of the best courses in the area as part of the sixth annual Stockton Golf Week.

Festival goers will be love struck at SIRF

Thursday, July 16, 2015

Visitors to this year’s Stockton International Riverside Festival will be in for a romantic treat when dance theatre production company, Ballet Lorent, brings to life a magical love story in the heart of the Town Centre.

Stunning dance preview paves the way for SIRF15

Wednesday, July 15, 2015

A special preview of this year’s Stockton International Riverside Festival brought an extra buzz to Stockton high street yesterday (Tuesday 14 July) with a stunning dance theatre performance by Southpaw Dance Company.

Community School becomes dementia friendly

Wednesday, July 15, 2015

A Stockton-on-Tees Borough primary school is the first to sign up to a special project to promote awareness of dementia and memory loss among its staff and pupils.

Market time for Stockton's kiddiwinks

Tuesday, July 14, 2015

Stockton Town Centre will host a specialist market with little ones in mind on Saturday (18 July).

Team Massive Results move to Fusion Hive in business boost

Tuesday, July 14, 2015

A team of award winning business coaches is the latest company to join the thriving business community at Fusion Hive in Stockton.

Cycling Festival a thrilling success in Stockton

Monday, July 13, 2015

Visitors to Stockton this weekend were left in a spin by the thrilling sights on show as part of the Stockton Cycling Festival 2015.

Council faces up to further funding reductions

Friday, July 10, 2015

Protecting those most in need will remain the top priority as Stockton-on-Tees Borough Council tackles further reductions in the Government funding it receives.

Families get creative for SIRF15 Community Carnival

Friday, July 10, 2015

Families and individuals wishing to take part in the North East’s biggest Community Carnival can get creative at two free costume making workshops this month.

Break a Reading Record this Summer

Thursday, July 9, 2015

Individuals, children and families across Stockton-on-Tees are all being invited to help set a new Guinness World Record at Stockton Central Library this weekend.

Campaign raises awareness of link between alcohol and seven cancers

Thursday, July 9, 2015

Stockton-on-Tees Borough Council is backing a campaign launched by Balance, the North East Alcohol Office, to raise awareness of the link between alcohol and seven types of cancer.

Be part of Mayor's Sunday

Wednesday, July 8, 2015

The Mayor of Stockton-on-Tees, Councillor Ian Dalgarno, is inviting the Borough’s residents to join him at the Mayor’s Parade and Sunday Service which takes place this Sunday, 12 July.

Road repairs to start on Teesside Park access

Wednesday, July 8, 2015

Essential structural repairs on a key access to Teesside Park will get under way next week.

Tees Valley backs Stockton Cycling Coup

Wednesday, July 8, 2015

Stockton-On-Tees Borough Council and the Tees Valley Community Foundation are joining forces to encourage more people to get involved in cycling ahead of the 2016 British Cycling National Road Championships.

Elite cyclists descend on Stockton Town Centre

Tuesday, July 7, 2015

Stockton Town Centre is preparing to welcome some of the world’s best elite cyclists on Friday (10 July).

Newport Bridge lane closures

Monday, July 6, 2015

Lane restrictions will be in place on Newport Bridge from Tuesday 7 July until the end of August so the final sections of paintwork can be completed.

Get your heart racing at Stockton Cycling Festival 2015

Friday, July 3, 2015

An Exhilarating and inspirational weekend of cycling is on its way to Stockton.

SIRF15 programme now available

Thursday, July 2, 2015

The full printed programme of this year’s Stockton International Riverside Festival (SIRF) is out now!

A summer of outdoor events is heading to Preston Park

Wednesday, July 1, 2015

Preston Park will once again be transformed into the perfect setting for a thrilling series of outdoor events.

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