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News - May 2016

Designer appointed for Ingleby Barwick leisure facility

Tuesday, May 31, 2016

Plans for a new multimillion pound leisure centre, library and customer service point in Ingleby Barwick are moving ahead with the appointment of a company to design the facility.

Heritage plaque takes pride of place

Tuesday, May 31, 2016

A dedicated plaque acknowledging the contribution the Heritage Lottery Fund has made towards redeveloping Stockton Town Centre and preserving the High Street’s historic buildings has been laid in Stockton Town Centre.

Hygiene offences cost former Stockton sandwich shop operator £1000

Tuesday, May 31, 2016

The food business operator of a Stockton sandwich shop has today (31 May) been ordered to pay more than £1,000 for food hygiene offences.

Tots invited to toddle for charity

Tuesday, May 31, 2016

Stockton Borough’s youngest residents are invited to Ropner Park this Friday for a special animal-themed charity walk.

Council outrage as 550 homes in Ingleby Barwick get the go-ahead

Friday, May 27, 2016

The Leader of Stockton-on-Tees Borough Council has reacted to the news that the Government has allowed 550 homes to be built on land in Ingleby Barwick.

Don't miss your chance to vote

Friday, May 27, 2016

Stockton-on-Tees Borough Council is urging residents who are not already registered to vote to do so by the EU referendum deadline of 7 June.

Work to start on expansion of Stockton Town Centre music venue

Friday, May 27, 2016

Work to increase the size of a much loved live music venue in Stockton Town Centre will begin next week.

Have your say on Stockton Borough's libraries

Friday, May 27, 2016

Residents in Stockton Borough are invited to share their views about proposed changes to local library services at a number of special drop-in sessions organised by Stockton-on-Tees Borough Council.

Cycling ambassadors spreading the word

Thursday, May 26, 2016

A group of specially selected cycling enthusiasts from across the North East have joined together to spread the word about the exciting events on offer at the Stockton Cycling Festival 2016.

Stockton Flyer prepares for launch

Wednesday, May 25, 2016

People visiting Stockton Town Centre may have spotted an intriguing arrival on the High Street yesterday (24 May).

Stockton shoppers called to love their local market

Wednesday, May 25, 2016

Stockton will celebrate its market culture and heritage with a special Love Your Local Market event this Saturday (28 May).

Stockton Sportive returns for 2016

Tuesday, May 24, 2016

Recreational riders and competitive cyclists are being encouraged to choose their challenge at this year’s Stockton Sportive on Saturday 25 June.

Libraries to celebrate Elmer day

Tuesday, May 24, 2016

A national day of celebration to honour one of the most popular children’s literary characters is being held on Saturday (28 May) in libraries across Stockton Borough.

Industry experts back hotel investment proposal

Tuesday, May 24, 2016

STOCKTON-on-Tees Borough Council has reiterated that its proposal to bring a 125-bed Hampton by Hilton hotel to Stockton is based on a “rock solid” business case backed by industry experts.

Stockton Mayor opens extended rowing centre

Monday, May 23, 2016

Stockton Borough’s newest rowing facility was officially opened by the Mayor of Stockton-on-Tees during an action-packed day of rowing.

Youth Manifesto gets green light

Friday, May 20, 2016

Young people's views and concerns will be put at the heart of council decision making thanks to the Borough's first Youth Manifesto.

Consultation about home to school transport across Stockton Borough

Friday, May 20, 2016

Stockton-on-Tees Borough Council is inviting parents to get in touch with their views about proposed changes to arrangements for home to school transport.

Council welcomes Stockton BID “YES” vote

Friday, May 20, 2016

Businesses vote in favour of the Stockton BID proposal.

Landscape gardener guilty of fraud offences

Friday, May 20, 2016

A landscape gardener who left customers more than £7,000 out of pocket has been ordered to pay a compensation order to refund those affected.

Time to foster, time to care

Thursday, May 19, 2016

Every 20 minutes across the UK a child comes into care in need of a foster family.

Londonderry Bridge replacement works to start next week

Wednesday, May 18, 2016

Part of Durham Road will close from next week so flood alleviation works can take place.

Royal celebration to thank Stockton Borough's unsung heroes

Wednesday, May 18, 2016

Stockton Town Centre’s newest visitor attraction will entertain the crowds at a community celebration on the Queen’s official 90th birthday.

New home care scheme to be considered by Cabinet

Monday, May 16, 2016

A proposal to establish a not-for-profit social enterprise to provide home care services in Stockton-on-Tees will be considered by councillors later this week.

Fire engine and vintage vehicle show set to thrill

Monday, May 16, 2016

Stockton Borough’s popular Fire Engine and Vintage Vehicle Show will return to Preston Park Museum and Grounds on Saturday 21 and Sunday 22 May.

Taster sessions for Maths skills

Monday, May 16, 2016

Do you struggle to get to grips with numbers, equations and angles?

Summer Reading Challenge volunteers wanted

Friday, May 13, 2016

Stockton-on-Tees Borough Council is calling on young volunteers to help out with this year’s Summer Reading Challenge.

Consultation shapes the future of Stockton-on-Tees' libraries

Friday, May 13, 2016

Residents across Stockton-on-Tees are being asked for their views on possible changes to the library service.

Hilton Hotel proposed for Stockton

Thursday, May 12, 2016

An exciting proposal which would see a prestigious 125-bed Hampton by Hilton hotel established in Stockton Town Centre will be considered by councillors next week.

Markets matter in Stockton

Thursday, May 12, 2016

Nestled alongside the range of quirky independent shops within the Enterprise Arcade, the cafés and eateries and larger High Street chains - Stockton’s iconic traditional market has been underpinning the town’s retail offer for over 700 years.

Unlicensed taxi driver pays price for operating illegally

Wednesday, May 11, 2016

A Stockton-on-Tees man has been ordered to pay £2,141.50 in fines and costs for driving a private hire vehicle without a licence and for driving without insurance.

Much loved greyhounds to return to Stockton Town Centre

Wednesday, May 11, 2016

Stockton-on-Tees’ popular greyhounds sculpture will soon have a new home in Stockton Town Centre.

Dementia Awareness Week activities planned in Stockton Borough

Wednesday, May 11, 2016

Stockton-on-Tees Borough Council is supporting a national campaign which aims to raise awareness of dementia and support people living with the condition.

Latest stage of Lustrum Beck flood alleviation works set to begin

Tuesday, May 10, 2016

Preparations are under way to replace a Stockton bridge to reduce the risk of flooding.

Fledgling business expands on Stockton High Street

Monday, May 09, 2016

Another growing independent business has graduated from Stockton’s Enterprise Arcade into its own premises in the town centre.

Be part of Mayor's Sunday

Monday, May 09, 2016

The Mayor of Stockton-on-Tees, Councillor Ken Dixon, is inviting the Borough’s residents to join him at the Mayor’s Parade and Sunday Service which takes place on Sunday, 15 May.

Police and Crime Commissioner Election Results 2016

Friday, May 06, 2016

The results of the 2016 election for the Police and Crime Commissioner (PCC) of the Cleveland Police Force Area are now available.

Comic books celebrated at Stockton libraries

Wednesday, May 04, 2016

Comic book fans young and old are in for a treat with a day of exciting Stockton libraries events to celebrate Free Comic Book Day on Saturday 7 May.

Stories from the High Street

Wednesday, May 04, 2016

Heritage lovers wanting to explore the hidden history of Stockton High Street can come along to a special event to discover more and piece the past together.

Retro Market returns

Tuesday, May 03, 2016

Collectables, comics, cards and crafts are just some of the goods on offer as the Retro Market returns this Saturday (7 May).

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