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News - July 2016

Police and Crime Panel seeks new members

Friday, July 29, 2016

Two new members are being sought to join the Cleveland Police and Crime Panel and play a key role in helping to reduce crime and disorder.

Amazing Avanti returns to SIRF

Wednesday, July 27, 2016

Breaking with tradition, Stockton International Riverside Festival is taking the extraordinary step to invite back Avanti Display to present a ‘Greatest Hits’ showcase due to their huge popularity.

Mark of excellence for Stockton-on-Tees

Wednesday, July 27, 2016

Stockton-on-Tees Borough Council has achieved the Government's Customer Service Excellence Standard, including nine levels of ‘Compliance Plus’ for best practice – the most assessors have ever awarded in one visit.

Road and car park closures during Stockton International Riverside Festival

Wednesday, July 27, 2016

The following road closures, car park closures and changes to bus times will be in place in Stockton town centre during Stockton International Riverside Festival (SIRF).

Start-up in business

Tuesday, July 26, 2016

Budding entrepreneurs are being invited to take part in an introductory course that will help aspiring business leaders get off the ground.

English workshops on offer

Tuesday, July 26, 2016

Would you like to improve or develop your English speaking, reading and writing skills if it is not your first language?

SIRF hits the road

Monday, July 25, 2016

Residents in Billingham, Thornaby, Norton and Yarm will be treated to special SIRF taster performances as four fabulous acts go on tour across the Borough.

'Outstanding' Ofsted praise for Thornaby nursery

Friday, July 22, 2016

A recent Ofsted inspection of a Stockton Borough nursery for children with complex and additional needs found it to be ‘outstanding’ and praised it for offering an ‘overwhelmingly positive atmosphere’ as well as ‘consistently innovative and inspiring’ teaching.

Celebrate 'Made in the Tees Valley' at new festival

Wednesday, July 20, 2016

Celebrate and support 'Made in Tees Valley' at Preston Park Museum & Grounds this Sunday (24 July).

Stockton's hosting the biggest show of the summer and you could be a star

Monday, July 18, 2016

There is still time to get involved in the SIRF 16 Community Carnival.

Council agrees revised home to school transport policy

Friday, July 15, 2016

Stockton-on-Tees Borough Council has agreed changes to its home to school transport policy.

Xentrall service partnership extended

Wednesday, July 13, 2016

An innovative partnership between Stockton-on-Tees and Darlington Borough councils has been extended to provide services to Northumberland County Council.

SIRF friends return to delight the crowds with their new shows

Wednesday, July 13, 2016

Familiar faces will be among those making their way to Stockton Borough for this year’s Stockton International Riverside Festival.

Interested in fostering or adopting a child?

Wednesday, July 13, 2016

People interested in fostering or adopting a child can come along to find out more at an event in Stockton-on-Tees.

Consultation begins to help form a Local Plan

Monday, July 11, 2016

Residents businesses and voluntary and community organisations are being asked for their views on two documents which will help shape the future of Stockton Borough’s Local Plan.

Family workshops open for Community Carnival

Friday, July 08, 2016

The countdown to the 29th Stockton International Riverside Festival is well under way and there is still time for school, youth and community groups of all ages to sign up for the ever-popular Community Carnival.

Join The Big Friendly Read this summer

Friday, July 08, 2016

Young readers are being invited to get reading on a giant scale and join The Big Friendly Read as part of Stockton Libraries’ Summer Reading Challenge.

Views sought on travel support for adult social care users

Wednesday, July 06, 2016

Stockton-on-Tees Borough councillors have agreed to carry out a 12 week consultation on how it provides travel support for people who use adult social care services and their carers.

Popular vintage market returns to Stockton

Wednesday, July 06, 2016

Vintage clothing, retro home ware, antiques, collectables and unusual handmade gifts are just some of the fabulous items on offer as the enormously popular Chic Vintique market returns.

Stockton-on-Tees Borough Council shortlisted for public service excellence

Wednesday, July 06, 2016

Stockton-on-Tees Borough Council is in the running for six prestigious public service awards.

Join Stockton-on-Tees Mayoress at home

Wednesday, July 06, 2016

Residents of Stockton-on-Tees who are interested in learning more about the role of the Borough’s Mayor and Mayoress can come along to a special ‘At Home’ event.

Stockton Mayor launches new passenger boat service

Tuesday, July 05, 2016

A new passenger boat service designed to help people get more time out on the River Tees has been officially launched.

Picture this

Friday, July 01, 2016

Throughout July, photography students from Stockton-on-Tees Borough Council’s Learning and Skills Service will be showcasing some of their superb work at Stockton Central Library.

Creative cycling projects come to a close

Friday, July 01, 2016

Pupils from Northfield School and Sports College also joined the fantastic community spirit surrounding the Stockton Cycling Festival.