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News - June 2015

Newport Bridge to close overnight

Tuesday, June 30, 2015

Stockton-On-Tees Borough Council is reminding drivers, cyclists and pedestrians that Newport Bridge is set to be closed overnight as part of repainting works.

Try your hand at a traditional skill at ParkMade Live

Tuesday, June 30, 2015

Preston Park Museum is hosting its annual celebration of traditional crafts, ParkMade Live on Sunday 5 July.

Have your say on the Borough's highways and transport

Tuesday, June 30, 2015

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

Retro goods on the market with Chic Vintique

Monday, June 29, 2015

Vintage clothes, collectibles and glamorous gifts are just a taste of the goods on offer as the ever popular Chic Vintique Market returns to Stockton on Saturday 4 July.

Grab your chance to be part of SIRF15

Monday, June 29, 2015

Enthusiastic and energetic volunteers are wanted to join a chorus of circus performers as part of Stockton International Riverside Festival (SIRF).

New website will help people get the support they need

Monday, June 29, 2015

A new online tool has been launched to help adults across Stockton-on-Tees access the services they need.

Skignz Set to Boost Tees Valley Digital Revolution at Fusion Hive

Friday, June 26, 2015

Digital technology enterprise skignz has become the latest business to join the digital revolution in the Tees Valley by joining Fusion Hive.

Get on your bike to snap up Stockton Sportive places

Friday, June 26, 2015

Time is running out to claim a place on a choice of three Stockton Endeavour Sportive rides setting off from Stockton.

Simply spend and save with Stockton-on-Tees Borough Council

Friday, June 26, 2015

Residents in Stockton Borough are being invited to take advantage of a new scheme which could help them access low cost credit and buy a range of goods for their homes.

Out in force for Freedom Parade

Thursday, June 25, 2015

The Streets of Stockton Town Centre were lined with spectators for a special Freedom Parade by 1 Close Support Battalion Royal Electrical and Mechanical Engineers (REME) today (Thursday 25 June).

Thrills guaranteed at Fire Engine and Vintage Vehicle Show

Tuesday, June 23, 2015

One of the country’s major rallies of classic vehicles returns as the Fire Engine and Vintage Vehicle Show rolls into the Borough.

Stockton's Red Sunflowers walk the length and breadth of the Borough

Monday, June 22, 2015

More than 500 people have walked a combined total of more than 500 miles throughout Stockton-on-Tees to raise awareness about mental ill health, alcohol addiction and substance misuse.

Partnership working keeps the river safe

Monday, June 22, 2015

A task force to reduce crime and keep people safe in and around the River Tees has been set up.

Councillors to discuss concerns about Public Health budget cuts

Friday, June 19, 2015

Councillors will discuss concerns about the Government’s intention to cut local authority public health budgets when they meet next week.

Show support for our Armed Forces during Stockton's Armed Forces Week

Thursday, June 18, 2015

Stockton-on-Tees residents are being encouraged to show their support during Armed Forces Week, which begins on Monday 22 June, with a number of events planned including a special presentation of the Freedom of the Borough to 1 Close Support Battalion Royal Electrical and Mechanical Engineers (REME).

Newport Bridge repainting nears completion

Wednesday, June 17, 2015

The new look Newport Bridge is nearing completion.

Speak up for accessible libraries

Wednesday, June 17, 2015

Stockton-on-Tees Borough Council is asking residents affected by sight loss and their families and friends to take part in a nationwide survey about library services.

Stockton International Riverside Festival returns Summer 2015

Tuesday, June 16, 2015

Stunning fire gardens, circus troupes, live art and comedy will all be on show next month as SIRF returns to Stockton Town Centre with more than 100 incredible shows.

Billingham Library gets building excellence award

Friday, June 12, 2015

Billingham’s new £2.7 million Library and Customer Service Centre has won a prestigious design award.

Bookworms invited to Cross the Tees

Friday, June 12, 2015

A host of literary treats are on offer across Stockton Borough as part of the annual Crossing the Tees book festival next week.

Counterfeit designer Goods costs Internet trader dearly

Tuesday, June 09, 2015

An internet trader who sold fake designer goods was today sentenced at Teesside Magistrates court.

Special event to mark farewell to Norton's Education Centre

Monday, June 08, 2015

Former pupils of William Newton Girls School and all other previous users of Norton’s Education Centre are invited to attend a special event to say farewell and celebrate the building’s history.

Stockton pub manager fined for multiple hygiene offences

Monday, June 08, 2015

The manager of an Elton pub has been ordered to pay £12,620 after his premises were found to be in breach of numerous food hygiene regulations.

Stockton businesses at the forefront of new town centre initiative

Monday, June 08, 2015

A local initiative to stimulate business and encourage more people to visit and use Stockton’s shops and services has appointed an experienced team of local business leaders to take forward plans for a Business Improvement District (BID) in the town centre. Jemma Radestock, manager of the town’s Marks and Spencer store will chair the group, supported by two deputies, Janice Auton of Poppys Hairdressing and Helen Simmons of Hewitts Solicitors.

Psst monthly prize giveaway continues with tickets for ARC

Sunday, June 07, 2015

A fabulous night out for four people is on the cards for the winner of Positively Stockton-on-Tees campaign’s next prize giveaway.

Fusion Hive gives a Preview of the Future of Business in the Tees Valley

Friday, June 05, 2015

This week (Monday 1 June and Tuesday 2 June 2015) Fusion Hive opened its doors to creative and digital businesses from the region and beyond, giving an insight into the new hub of innovation in the Tees Valley.

New chair for Safer Stockton Partnership

Friday, June 05, 2015

Dave Pickard is the new Chair of the Safer Stockton Partnership.

Global delights to arrive in Stockton-on-Tees

Thursday, June 04, 2015

Market Place are set to arrive in Stockton-on-Tees for the first time this Spring with the award-wining Continental Market with a mix of authentic global treats which will be available from the recently redeveloped High Street daily from Wednesday 10 June until Saturday 13 June 2015.

Stockton's heroes honoured at Mayor's Civic Awards

Wednesday, June 03, 2015

Stockton's unsung heroes were today (3 June) honoured by the Mayor of Stockton, Councillor Barbara Inman.

Stockton meets its new Mayor - Councillor Ian Dalgarno

Wednesday, June 03, 2015

Councillor Ian Dalgarno is the new Mayor of Stockton.

Stockton Council's Cabinet line up confirmed

Wednesday, June 03, 2015

Stockton-on-Tees Borough Council has a new Cabinet.

Ka-Pow! Sci-Fi market arrives in Stockton

Tuesday, June 02, 2015

Star Wars and Doctor Who fans are in for a treat as the Ka-Pow (sci-fi) Market and Family Fun Day lands in Stockton High Street this Saturday (June 6)!

Stockton-on-Tees Borough Council wins 'Client of the Year' construction award

Tuesday, June 02, 2015

Stockton-on-Tees Borough Council has won a prestigious Constructing Excellence North East Award which recognises the strong partnership work and use of best practices for its build projects.

Join the Stockton-On-Tees Red Sunflower Army

Tuesday, June 02, 2015

People living across Stockton-on-Tees are being invited to join a One Red Sunflower walk to raise awareness about mental ill health, alcohol addiction and substance misuse, and in doing so give something back to their community.

Funky Feet classes extended for under 5s

Monday, June 01, 2015

Stockton Council has extended its popular course of ‘Funky Feet’ children’s activity sessions to include a new Saturday class.

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