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News - February 2016

Careers with words

Monday, February 29, 2016

Stockton Borough’s budding authors, journalists, illustrators, publishers and librarians of the future are being encouraged to find out how to achieve their ambitions.


Another dimension to learning

Monday, February 29, 2016

Learners with Stockton-on-Tees Borough Council’s adult education service are boosting their learning experience with a special trip to see the works of one of the world’s most renowned artists.


Changes to short breaks for disabled children

Wednesday, February 24, 2016

Parents and carers of disabled children in Stockton-on-Tees will soon have more choice over the short breaks their youngsters can access.


Capturing Stockton High Street

Tuesday, February 23, 2016

Stockton-on-Tees Borough Council is calling on residents to help explore and record the fascinating history of Stockton High Street.


Ingleby Barwick improvement works set to get under way

Friday, February 19, 2016

A major highway scheme to improve the flow of traffic in Ingleby Barwick will begin at the end of the month.


Consultation to take place on proposed crematorium

Friday, February 19, 2016

The views of residents are being sought about a proposed crematorium to be situated in Roseworth.


Courses for horses in Stockton-on-Tees

Thursday, February 18, 2016

A brand new course for learners to create a decorative miniature wooden rocking horse of their own is being offered by Stockton-on-Tees Borough Council.


Funding and planning permission secured for Georgian Theatre upgrade

Wednesday, February 17, 2016

The redevelopment of a popular music venue in Stockton Town Centre has moved a step closer.


Children's author delights Stockton-on-Tees children

Tuesday, February 16, 2016

An acclaimed children’s author visited Stockton-on-Tees this week to share his love of writing with youngsters from across the Borough.


Routes announced for 2016 British Cycling National Road Championships in Stockton

Monday, February 15, 2016

The routes that Britain’s best road racers will ride at the British Cycling National Road Championships in Stockton Borough between 23 and 26 June 2016 have been unveiled.


Go Climb at Billingham Forum!

Friday, February 12, 2016

Open now at Billingham Forum, GoClimb is a brand new climbing attraction which is being hailed as ‘the biggest and newest all inclusive climbing adventure to burst out of the Tees Valley’.


Yarm library closes for refurbishment

Thursday, February 11, 2016

Library users are reminded that Yarm Library will close for refurbishment on Saturday 13 February.


Council takes on "monumental" budget task

Thursday, February 11, 2016

Stockton-on-Tees Borough Council will maintain its focus on protecting the areas and people most in need as it tackles more reductions in Government funding.


Dare you take on Air Trail Tees Barrage?

Tuesday, February 09, 2016

A thrilling new attraction that is sure to inspire the spirit of adventure of Stockton Borough’s residents is set to open alongside the River Tees.


1,000 new business start ups in Stockton-on-Tees!

Monday, February 08, 2016

Stockton Borough became home to 1,000 new start-up businesses in 2015, figures published by Tees Valley Unlimited show.


Cabinet to consider Tees Active partnership extension

Friday, February 05, 2016

Cabinet will consider proposals to extend the Council’s funding agreement with Tees Active Limited .


Take on Stockton's Reading Challenge

Friday, February 05, 2016

Challenge yourself to a year of reading in Stockton-on-Tees.


Residents urged to have their say in Voter Registration Week

Thursday, February 04, 2016

Stockton-on-Tees Borough Council is urging residents, especially young people aged 16 to 24, to make sure they are registered to vote as part of a national campaign.


Scintillating atmosphere set for National Cycling Championships in Stockton

Wednesday, February 03, 2016

A new round of funding is available to bring creative ideas to life.


Magic for muggles at Harry Potter book night

Tuesday, February 02, 2016

Harry Potter fans across the Borough are being invited to embrace the magic and banish the midwinter blues at a unique free event at Stockton Central Library.