News - January 2016

World War One commemorative show to open SIRF16

Friday, January 29, 2016

A dramatic, eclectic exploration of World War One is coming to Stockton-on-Tees as part of this year’s Stockton International Riverside Festival.

Enhance your home with soft furnishing skills

Thursday, January 28, 2016

A new course from Stockton-on-Tees Borough Council’s Learning and Skills service could leave your home refreshed and resplendent for 2016.

Residents make a huge saving thanks to successful collective switch in Stockton Borough

Thursday, January 28, 2016

A collective energy purchasing scheme in Stockton-on-Tees is going from strength to strength after statistics show households across the Borough have saved £99,000 on their gas and electricity bills.

New look Yarm Library designs go on display

Thursday, January 28, 2016

Residents in Stockton Borough are invited to a special drop-in event next week to find out more about the new look Yarm Library.

New ID card launched for young carers in need of help and support

Wednesday, January 27, 2016

A Stockton-on-Tees Borough charity which supports young carers is launching a special identification card on national Young Carers Awareness Day.

Tribute to former Mayor of Stockton-on-Tees - Derek Cooke

Tuesday, January 26, 2016

The death of the former Mayor of Stockton-on-Tees, Mr Derek Cooke was announced on 25 January 2016.

Top five ranking for Stockton's climate change performance

Friday, January 22, 2016

Stockton-on-Tees Borough Council has been recognised nationally for its work to tackle climate change – rising from 54th to fifth in an annual index measuring the energy performance of more than 100 local authorities.

Next steps in Community Governance Review for Billingham and Elton

Friday, January 22, 2016

The future governance of Billingham and Elton was considered at a full meeting of Stockton-on-Tees Borough Council on Wednesday evening (20 January).

SSI Resource Hub rolled out across the Tees Valley

Monday, January 18, 2016

An initiative used to help people find work following the closure of SSI is being rolled out across the Tees Valley.

No need to worry if fountains are switched off

Friday, January 15, 2016

Visitors to Stockton town centre need not worry if the High Street’s popular fountains are not in operation on some occasions this winter.

Hola! Holiday Spanish course starts in Stockton

Wednesday, January 13, 2016

Learn the basics of Spanish with Stockton-on-Tees Borough Council’s Learning and Skills Service.

Wellbeing workshops available in Stockton-on-Tees

Tuesday, January 12, 2016

A pilot project to help people with mental health issues is proving to be a resounding success in Stockton-on-Tees.

Stockton builder pays price for unfinished work

Monday, January 11, 2016

A Stockton-on-Tees builder who left families with uncompleted work and claimed he was certified for specialist jobs has been sentenced.

By-election to be held in Parkfield and Oxbridge ward

Friday, January 8, 2016

Stockton-on-Tees Borough Council is holding a by-election to fill a vacancy in the Parkfield and Oxbridge ward of Stockton-on-Tees on Thursday 28 January.

Council continues to deliver value for money

Friday, January 8, 2016

Stockton-on-Tees Borough Council continues to deliver value for money, an official audit of its accounts has found.

Learn new skills for life and work in 2016

Friday, January 8, 2016

The New Year brings new opportunities for learning a new skill, gaining a qualification or to discover a new pastime, all thanks to Stockton-on-Tees Borough Council’s Learning and Skills service.

Students celebrate success

Thursday, January 7, 2016

Language students were rewarded for their success at a recent presentation event held by Stockton-on-Tees Borough Council’s Learning and Skills service.

Events director fined for counterfeit vodka in Stockton-on-Tees

Monday, January 4, 2016

An events company and its director have been fined £2,240 for selling counterfeit vodka in Stockton-on-Tees after a successful prosecution by Stockton-on-Tees Borough Council.

Primary school admissions applications to close

Monday, January 4, 2016

Parents and carers are being reminded to submit an application for a place at primary schools across Stockton Borough before the deadline.