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News - October 2015

Stockton turns purple for Pancreatic Cancer Awareness

Friday, October 30, 2015

Stockton's Riverside and Town Hall will be illuminated purple this weekend in support of Pancreatic Cancer UK’s Purple Lights for Hope campaign.


Visit Stockton's past in its new town centre

Thursday, October 29, 2015

Visitors to the new Stockton Town Centre can now step back nearly 150 years.


Registrations to open for 2016 sporting events

Thursday, October 29, 2015

BUDDING and seasoned athletes will soon be able to register their place in next year’s Stockton Duathlon and the Stockton Sportive.


Fireworks display back with a bang for 2015

Wednesday, October 28, 2015

STOCKTON’S skyline will once again become a blaze of light and colour as the Borough’s annual firework display brings a sci-fi theme to the Riverside.


Tees Valley Leaders and Mayor Welcome Powerhouse Plan

Friday, October 23, 2015

The Tees Valley Leaders and Mayor have welcomed a devolution deal put on the table by the Government, which would see millions of pounds of additional funding head to the region.


Consultation about governance of Billingham nears its close

Thursday, October 22, 2015

Billingham residents have just over a week left to take part.


Preston Park Museum marks the official opening of its Victorian police station

Thursday, October 22, 2015

Pupils from Harewood Primary School joined the Police and Crime Commissioner for Cleveland today (22 October) as they stepped back in time with Preston Park Museum’s resident ‘bobbies’ to celebrate the official opening of the police station on the Victorian Street.


It’s full steam ahead as Preston Park Museum & Grounds celebrates 190th anniversary of Stockton & Darlington Railway

Wednesday, October 21, 2015

It’s full steam ahead as Preston Park Museum & Grounds celebrates 190th anniversary of Stockton & Darlington Railway.


Former Stockton shop owner pays price for under age and counterfeit sales

Wednesday, October 21, 2015

The former operator of a Stockton convenience store, which sold alcohol to under-age children and also sold counterfeit cigarettes, has been ordered to pay a total of £1,990.


Warm Homes Healthy People scheme returns

Friday, October 16, 2015

THE HEALTH and wellbeing of the Borough residents vulnerable to cold is high on the agenda this winter, as the Warm Homes Healthy People campaign returns to offer support which is targeted at the residents in most need of assistance.


Trader sentenced for fake designer goods sales

Friday, October 16, 2015

A Stockton Borough trader who sold counterfeit designer goods was sentenced at Teesside Crown Court today (16 October).


Walk To School Week gets Stockton-on-Tees schoolchildren moving

Friday, October 16, 2015

STOCKTON-ON-TEES Borough Council is encouraging schoolchildren across the Borough to get active and celebrate the benefits of walking to school.


High Grange set to benefit from MUGA thanks to SITA Trust funding

Wednesday, October 14, 2015

STOCKTON-on-Tees Borough Council has secured a £60,000 funding boost from SITA Trust to build a Multi Use Games Area (MUGA) at High Grange in Billingham.


Community order handed to former Stockton shop owner

Wednesday, October 14, 2015

The former operator of a Stockton convenience store has been handed a community order for selling counterfeit cigarettes and tobacco, and unlicensed alcohol.


Secondary school admissions applications deadline approaching

Monday, October 12, 2015

Parents and carers are being reminded to submit their applications for a place at secondary schools across Stockton Borough before the upcoming deadline.


Appeal for community carnival spirit at Cycling Championships

Monday, October 12, 2015

STOCKTON is set to host the prestigious British Cycling National Road Race Championships in June next year and community groups are being invited to show the world just how passionate and colourful the Tees Valley can be.


Changes to parking for disabled blue badge holders in Billingham

Thursday, October 08, 2015

From Monday 12 October changes to parking for disabled badge holders on Kingsway and The Causeway in Billingham will come into force.


Enterprise Arcade commended by judges

Thursday, October 08, 2015

Stockton Town Centre’s Enterprise Arcade has received high praise by judges in a national enterprise award.


Youngsters encouraged to cast their votes

Wednesday, October 07, 2015

Young people across Stockton Borough have until the end of the week to decide which issues they would like to see debated by the UK Youth Parliament.


Stockton celebrates Local Democracy Week

Tuesday, October 06, 2015

Stockton-on-Tees Borough Council is one of many local authorities across Europe celebrating the ninth European Local Democracy Week (ELDW) promoting human rights, the rule of law and democracy.


Stockton schools selected to support future teachers

Monday, October 05, 2015

Junction Farm Primary and Egglescliffe Secondary School in Stockton Borough have been granted National Teaching School status.


Northern Powerhouse Minister officially opens Stockton's Technology Hive

Friday, October 02, 2015

The Northern Powerhouse Minister has officially opened Fusion Hive at Northshore.


Tributes following death of Stockton resident Mary Butterwick

Friday, October 02, 2015

STOCKTON-ON-TEES Borough Council will pay its respects to Mary Butterwick when the flag of the Borough will be flown at half-mast on the day of her funeral. Both Stockton Town Hall and the Council’s Municipal Buildings will fly the flag at half-mast on Friday 9 October to commemorate the Stockton resident, whose charitable work has helped thousands of people.


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