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News - December 2016

Famous John Walker match re-created for popular BBC TV series

Thursday, December 29, 2016

Preston Park Museum & Grounds has teamed up with Teesside University to re-create John Walker’s famous friction match for the popular BBC television series ‘Great British Railway Journeys’, which will be aired on the 4 January 2017.


Finishing touches being put to Ingleby Barwick road improvements

Thursday, December 22, 2016

A major highway scheme to improve the flow of traffic in Ingleby Barwick is very close to completion.


Festive fun with Funky Feet

Tuesday, December 20, 2016

Youngsters from across Stockton Borough had festive fun at the Funky Feet Christmas Party yesterday, 19 December.


Director of driveways firm fined

Tuesday, December 20, 2016

A director of a cold calling home improvements firm who admitted to misleading customers has been ordered to compensate them in full.


Young carers’ voices are heard

Friday, December 16, 2016

A group of young people from across Stockton-on-Tees were handpicked by government to share first-hand their experiences of caring for a family member.


Primary school pupils get knitting for dementia project

Thursday, December 15, 2016

Primary school pupils from Stockton Borough have been busy helping residents living with dementia.


Christmas around the corner for Stockton shoppers

Wednesday, December 14, 2016

Visitors to Stockton Town Centre’s traditional market will be in for a treat this Saturday as Stockton Sparkles continues to bring a touch of Christmas magic to the High Street.


Tickets available for Funky Feet Christmas party

Tuesday, December 13, 2016

Children aged two to six from across Stockton Borough can have some festive fun at the Funky Feet Christmas Party on Monday 19 December.


When Santa Claus came to Stockton!

Monday, December 12, 2016

Santa Claus and his reindeer landed in Stockton High Street to spread Christmas joy and cheer yesterday.


Pupils compete to be named road safety winners

Monday, December 12, 2016

Year six pupils from across Stockton Borough battled it out to be named winners of the annual Road Safety Quiz.


Stockton High Street is officially a rising star!

Monday, December 12, 2016

It's official – Stockton High Street is a rising star!


Light Gliders delight Stockton High Street crowds

Monday, December 12, 2016

Visitors to Stockton High Street were entertained by well-known theatre company Circo Rum Ba Ba on Saturday (10 December).


New bridge is go in time for Christmas!

Friday, December 09, 2016

A replacement bridge on one of Stockton Borough’s busiest roads has opened well ahead of schedule.


Santa and his reindeer arrive in Stockton

Wednesday, December 07, 2016

Stockton Sparkles continues this weekend as Santa and his entourage of reindeers make their way through Stockton Town Centre spreading Christmas joy and wishes.


Mayor pays tribute at Tree of Remembrance

Monday, December 05, 2016

Residents are being invited to leave tributes to their loved ones by visiting the Tree of Remembrance and making a donation to Butterwick Hospice Care.


'Balloonatic' entertains Stockton High Street

Monday, December 05, 2016

Crowds gathered at Stockton High Street were treated to a performance by ‘The Balloonatic’ on Saturday (3 December).


New bridge is an early Christmas present

Monday, December 05, 2016

The replacement of a bridge on one of Stockton Borough’s busiest roads is on course for completion this week – well ahead of schedule.


Story of Christmas at Mayor's carol service

Friday, December 02, 2016

Stockton Parish Church was brimming with Christmas cheer today as the Mayor of Stockton-on-Tees, Councillor Ken Dixon, hosted the annual civic carol service.


Step back in time for Christmas Bazaar at Preston Park

Thursday, December 01, 2016

This weekend you are invited to step back in time and celebrate Christmas on the cobbles at Preston Park Museum’s traditional festive Bazaar.