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News - October 2016

Calls for Stockton shoppers to back High Street

Thursday, October 27, 2016

Shoppers are being encouraged to show their support for Stockton High Street.


Draft Local Plan for Stockton-on-Tees

Thursday, October 27, 2016

A Draft Local Plan for Stockton-on-Tees will be considered by councillors at a series of meetings next month.


Fireworks display to light up Stockton Riverside

Thursday, October 27, 2016

Stockton's Riverside will be lit up by a spectacular free fireworks show at the Borough’s annual display on Saturday 5 November.


Business leaders sought to support Combined Authority objectives

Thursday, October 27, 2016

Tees Valley Combined Authority is reaching out to local business leaders to support its ambitions as it takes on its new responsibilities for transport, skills, infrastructure, innovation, investment and jobs.


Mayor of Stockton-on-Tees opens Yarm's new library

Wednesday, October 26, 2016

The new look Yarm Library was officially opened by the Mayor of Stockton yesterday (25 October).


Festival of Light and Colour returns to Stockton

Wednesday, October 26, 2016

The annual Diwali-inspired Festival of Light and Colour returns to Stockton on Wednesday 2 November.


Mayor of Stockton-on-Tees opens new childcare nursery

Wednesday, October 26, 2016

The Mayor of Stockton-on-Tees officially opened a new nursery yesterday (25 October).


Billingham bowling green set for all weathers

Tuesday, October 25, 2016

Work has begun to transform John Whitehead Park’s bowling green in Billingham.


Prepare to be spooked at Preston Park Museum and Grounds

Monday, October 24, 2016

Weird and wonderful characters will be lurking in Preston Park Museum and Grounds this Halloween.


Stockton hails first heritage fayre

Monday, October 24, 2016

Stockton's first ever Heritage Fayre was a huge success after an action-packed day on Saturday (22 October).


Borough-wide support for Britain's best high street

Friday, October 21, 2016

Councillors across Stockton Borough are flying the flag for Stockton in a national competition to find the country’s best high street.


Deadline for school admissions fast approaching

Friday, October 21, 2016

Parents and carers are reminded that the deadline for secondary school admissions is fast approaching.


Stay warm and healthy this winter

Friday, October 21, 2016

Stockton-on-Tees Borough Council can help vulnerable residents stay warm this winter.


Stockton-on-Tees Borough Council shows racism the red card

Thursday, October 20, 2016

Councillors from across Stockton Borough are standing together in support of Show Racism the Red Card’s ‘Wear Red’ day of fundraising.


Famous author delivers reading sessions to Stockton youngsters

Thursday, October 20, 2016

Over 400 children were treated to an author session with Robin Jarvis after the famous writer teamed up with Stockton Libraries.


Stockton High Street needs your vote to be Britain's best high street

Wednesday, October 19, 2016

Stockton High Street has been named as one of the country’s best high streets by being shortlisted in the third annual Great British High Street competition.


Inaugural Stockton Book Festival is an instant hit

Monday, October 17, 2016

The very first Stockton Book Festival was a huge success after a fun day of activities with a theme of rhymes, crimes and mischief.


Stockton hosts first Heritage Fayre

Monday, October 17, 2016

Stockton's first ever Heritage Fayre will take place at the weekend.


Stockton Children's Book of the Year 2017 to be launched at festival

Thursday, October 13, 2016

The search for the Borough’s favourite children’s book will be launched at the inaugural Stockton Book Festival this Saturday (October 15).


Bestselling author enthralls Stockton-on-Tees' schoolchildren

Thursday, October 13, 2016

More than 300 schoolchildren from across Stockton Borough were treated to an interactive session with bestselling children’s author, Liz Kessler, on 28 September.


Pupils meet in the middle to open new cycling route

Thursday, October 13, 2016

Pupils from Hartburn Primary School and Preston Primary School have celebrated the opening of a new cycling and walking route between Hartburn and Eaglescliffe (Thursday 6 October).


Bankrupt builder ordered to compensate customers

Wednesday, October 12, 2016

A bankrupt builder who left an Ingleby Barwick couple almost £7,500 out of pocket has been ordered to compensate them in full.


Heritage buildings create homes and businesses in Stockton Town Centre

Wednesday, October 12, 2016

Work to transform a Grade II listed building on Stockton High Street has begun.


Calling on Stockton for award support

Tuesday, October 11, 2016

Stockton Calling, a one day music festival showcasing local and national talent at venues throughout the town centre, has been nominated for two national awards.


Novelist and Mayor officially open independent bookshop in Stockton Town Centre

Monday, October 10, 2016

Stockton Town Centre's first independent bookshop in over a century has opened


Time to foster or adopt?

Friday, October 07, 2016

Stockton-on-Tees Borough Council is calling on people interested in adoption or fostering to come to an information event to find out more.


Brand new book festival set for Stockton

Thursday, October 06, 2016

A fun-filled day of activities including author sessions, a book-themed specialist market, a treasure hunt and visits from fantastical literary characters is all on offer at the first ever Stockton Book Festival.


Stockton-on-Tees school children take lesson in 'dangerology'

Tuesday, October 04, 2016

More than 400 school children took a hilarious lesson in ‘dangerology’ yesterday.


Chic Vintique returns to High Street

Tuesday, October 04, 2016

VINTAGE clothing, collectibles and quality gifts will be on offer as the popular Chic Vintique Market returns to Stockton on Saturday (8 October).


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