News - August 2016

New festival to be staged in Stockton

Tuesday, August 30, 2016

Stockton will play host to a brand new music and comedy festival next year it has been announced today.

Energy switch could reap big savings

Thursday, August 25, 2016

Rresidents of Stockton-on-Tees are being given a chance to make big savings on their energy bills as part of a collective switching scheme.

Record GCSE results for Stockton-on-Tees

Thursday, August 25, 2016

Young people across Stockton-on-Tees are celebrating record GCSE results.

Ingleby Barwick residents to be asked about new leisure facility

Tuesday, August 23, 2016

People living in and around Ingleby Barwick are being invited to share their views about a new multi-million pound leisure centre, library and customer service point for the town.

Time to get behind your town!

Monday, August 22, 2016

People living in and around Stockton Borough are being encouraged to celebrate all that is good about Stockton High Street.

Stockton Summer Show is back

Friday, August 19, 2016

Stockton Summer Show takes place at Preston Park Museum and Grounds next weekend.

Setting the gold standard

Wednesday, August 17, 2016

While Team GB may be making us proud with their Olympic efforts over in Rio, they aren’t the only team bringing home gold.

River Rat Race returns to Stockton

Friday, August 12, 2016

The popular 'Stockton River Rat Race' is returning.

Local businesses putt to the test at annual Mayor's charity golf day

Wednesday, August 10, 2016

The 2016 Mayor's Charity Golf Day raised a massive £9,500 this year.

By-election to be held in Grangefield ward

Wednesday, August 10, 2016

Stockton-on-Tees Borough Council is holding a by-election to fill a vacancy in the Grangefield ward of Stockton-on-Tees on Thursday 1 September.

Thousands of bears expected at Preston Park's annual Teddy Bears' Picnic

Wednesday, August 10, 2016

If you go down to Preston Park on Sunday you are sure of a great surprise at the annual Teddy Bears’ Picnic.

SIRF16 finale goes off with a bang!

Monday, August 8, 2016

The sound of percussion and pyrotechnics reverberated across the Tees last night as this year’s Stockton International Riverside Festival came to an exhilarating close.

Courses through your letterbox

Monday, August 8, 2016

Look out for Stockton-on-Tees Borough Council’s new Learning and Skills Service 2016/2017 prospectus.

SIRF16 is here

Friday, August 5, 2016

A powerful, moving and at times discomforting show opened the 29th SIRF.

Borough’s children’s services among country’s best

Friday, August 5, 2016

Stockton-on-Tees Borough Council’s children’s services are among the best in the country, Ofsted inspectors have found.

Top marks for information, advice and guidance

Friday, August 5, 2016

Stockton-on-Tees Borough Council’s Learning and Skills service has been awarded the Matrix standard for the high quality of Information, Advice and Guidance (IAG) it provides to learners.

Stockton Borough residents urged to return voter information forms

Friday, August 5, 2016

Don’t miss out on your chance to vote.

See it first at SIRF

Thursday, August 4, 2016

People visiting Stockton Town Centre today (4 August) were treated to a sneak preview of an extraordinary show.

Breast feeding scheme supported in Stockton

Thursday, August 4, 2016

Businesses in Stockton are showing their support for breastfeeding mothers.

Appeal for foster carers

Wednesday, August 3, 2016

Stockton-on-Tees Borough Council is appealing to local people to consider becoming foster carers.

SIRF16 to launch with WW1 anti-war performance

Wednesday, August 3, 2016

A powerful and emotive response to the inconceivable madness of the First World War will launch Stockton International Riverside Festival (SIRF) tomorrow, Thursday 4 August.

Making a difference to the lives of young people

Tuesday, August 2, 2016

Stockton-on-Tees Borough Council is looking for members of the public to offer Supported Lodgings to young people.

SIRF along to Stockton for spectacular shows

Monday, August 1, 2016

A whole host of incredible international acts are ready to amaze audiences at the 29th edition of the Stockton International Riverside Festival.