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News - November 2016

Stockton BID keeps business in the Borough

Wednesday, November 30, 2016

The Stockton BID has appointed a Stockton Borough insurance broker.


Knitters helping dementia patients across Stockton Borough

Wednesday, November 30, 2016

Community knitting groups from across Stockton Borough have been busy helping residents living with dementia and calls have been made for more people to get involved.


'Cup of Festive Kindness' campaign set to benefit Stockton's older people with tea party

Tuesday, November 29, 2016

The ‘Cup of Festive Kindness’ campaign is urging everyone to help support a tea party.


National retailer opens doors in Stockton Town Centre

Monday, November 28, 2016

Stockton Town Centre welcomed another national chain this weekend.


Street magician delights crowds at Stockton Sparkles

Monday, November 28, 2016

Visitors to Stockton High Street were entertained by top street magician Darren De Lusion this Saturday (26 November).


Mayor samples 'Civilised Saturday' in Stockton Town Centre

Monday, November 28, 2016

One of Stockton Town Centre’s successful independent shops brought a touch of civilisation to the High Street on Saturday.


Stockton Sparkles starts in style!

Friday, November 25, 2016

A singing Christmas tree got Stockton Sparkles off to a spectacular start last night, with a whole host of festive fun still to come.


Victorian fair to visit Stockton

Friday, November 25, 2016

Stockton Town Centre will play host to a magical Victorian Fair as part of the Council’s winter festival, Stockton Sparkles.


Stockton sparkles with arrival of Christmas Market

Wednesday, November 23, 2016

Shoppers in Stockton Town Centre will be immersed in festive spirit as the annual Sparkles Christmas Market returns tomorrow (24 November).


Keep the cost of Christmas in check

Wednesday, November 23, 2016

Stockton-on-Tees Borough Council is reminding people to think carefully about how they will cover the cost of Christmas.


Super-sleuthing children's author visits Stockton-on-Tees

Tuesday, November 22, 2016

Pupils from across Stockton-on-Tees schools were treated to a morning of mystery and murder when award winning children’s author Robin Stevens visited North Shore Academy.


Draft local plan consultation now under way

Tuesday, November 22, 2016

Stockton-on-Tees Borough Council is seeking people’s views on its Draft Local Plan.


SIRF shortlisted for prestigious regional award

Tuesday, November 22, 2016

Stockton International Riverside Festival (SIRF) is in the running for a top regional award.


Larger than life polar bears return to Stockton

Monday, November 21, 2016

A larger than life polar bear and her cub have been welcomed back to Stockton High Street for the festive season.


Festive market arrives in sparkling Stockton

Monday, November 21, 2016

Final preparations are under way ahead of the Stockton Sparkles Christmas Market.


Countdown to Stockton Sparkles begins

Friday, November 18, 2016

With less than a week to go until Stockton Sparkles launch night the finishing touches are being made to transform Stockton Town Centre into a winter wonderland.


Another step forward for Ingleby Barwick leisure facility

Friday, November 18, 2016

A NEW leisure facility for Ingleby Barwick has taken another step forward with the submission of a planning application


Festival brings host of children's authors to Stockton Borough

Wednesday, November 16, 2016

Young people across Stockton-on-Tees are enjoying a plethora of visits from some of the nation’s most famous children’s authors.


Stockton pupils plant bulbs to help eradicate polio

Wednesday, November 16, 2016

Green-fingered school pupils have joined forces with Stockton-on-Tees Borough Council to plant 5000 crocus bulbs, as part of a worldwide campaign to see polio eradicated.


Improved services for children and young people with special educational needs and disabilities to be considered

Wednesday, November 16, 2016

Services for children and young people with special educational needs and disabilities (SEND) are set to improve.


Stockton Sparkles preparations continue as Christmas tree arrives

Monday, November 14, 2016

As Stockton Sparkles draws nearer, preparations have taken another step forward with the arrival of a stunning Christmas tree on the High Street.


Digital business expands in Stockton Town Centre

Monday, November 14, 2016

Stockton Town Centre’s latest independent business officially opened its new premises on Saturday.


Makeover for Redhill Road shops

Friday, November 11, 2016

A parade of shops in Roseworth is under-going a revamp.


Ingleby Barwick road improvements reach the final stretch

Friday, November 11, 2016

Essential road closures and diversions will be in place in Ingleby Barwick from this weekend to allow for carriageway improvement works to progress.


Services of remembrance across Stockton-on-Tees

Tuesday, November 08, 2016

Remembrance services will be held across the Borough on Sunday 13 November to pay respects to those who gave their lives in both World Wars and more recent conflicts.


Livewell Hub shortlisted for national dementia award

Tuesday, November 08, 2016

Stockton Borough’s Livewell Dementia Hub in Thornaby has been chosen as a finalist for a prestigious national award.


New Director of Adults and Health for Stockton-on-Tees

Tuesday, November 08, 2016

Stockton-on-Tees Borough Council has appointed a new Director of Adults and Health.


Supersized creatures arrive to make Stockton sparkle

Monday, November 07, 2016

Two larger than life creatures have appeared on Stockton High Street to make the town centre their home this Christmas.


Something for everyone at Stockton's fireworks display

Thursday, November 03, 2016

Stockton Riverside will play host to a visual and musical spectacular when the annual fireworks display takes places this Saturday (5 November).


Primary school admissions to open

Thursday, November 03, 2016

Parents and carers with children due to start school in September 2017 can submit applications for primary school places from Monday 7 November.


Stockton households' big savings switch

Thursday, November 03, 2016

Stockton-on-Tees householders are benefiting from considerable savings on their energy bills after taking part in the Big Community Switch – and there’s still time to get involved.


Google chief “mobbed” on Stockton High Street!

Wednesday, November 02, 2016

Google UK’s Head of Retail, Jamie Murray-Wells, was quite literally mobbed during his visit to Stockton High Street today.


Haunting Halloween at Preston Park Museum and Grounds

Tuesday, November 01, 2016

Families from across Stockton Borough had a spook-tacular time at Preston Park Museum and Grounds.


New courses on offer

Tuesday, November 01, 2016

Two new courses are on offer from Stockton-on-Tees Borough Council’s Learning and Skills Service


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