News - April 2017

Award-winning author delights Stockton schoolchildren

Friday, April 28, 2017

Critically acclaimed author Alex Wheatle MBE delivered a memorable author session to schoolchildren from across Stockton Borough at Conyers School in Yarm yesterday (Thursday 27 April).

Stockton Borough care home residents make zimmers shimmer

Friday, April 28, 2017

Residents living in care homes across Stockton Borough have been adding their own artistic touch to brighten their dull grey walking aids.

Still time for Stockton wordsmiths to enter poetry competition

Friday, April 28, 2017

Budding poets and worthy wordsmiths are being reminded that there is still time to enter a competition celebrating the upcoming Dementia Awareness Week (Sunday 14 May to Sunday 21 May).

Stockton-on-Tees Borough Council to consider governance of Grindon Parish Council

Thursday, April 27, 2017

A Full meeting of Stockton-on-Tees Borough Council is set to consider the future governance of Grindon Parish Council.

SIRF 17 - spectacular 30th birthday finale announced

Thursday, April 27, 2017

A world class artist will walk on a flaming wire high above the heads of the crowds in a stunning finale as Stockton International Riverside Festival (SIRF) celebrates its 30th birthday this summer.

Comics celebrated at Stockton Borough libraries

Thursday, April 27, 2017

Stockton Borough’s libraries are offering comic book fans a chance to pick up a free comic and take part in superhero themed events next month.

Cycling Festival fever returns for 2017

Wednesday, April 26, 2017

Following the great success of last year’s Cycling Festival featuring the National Road Race Championships, Stockton is set for another thrilling event this year as we celebrate all things cycling between Friday 14 and Sunday 16 July.

Help preserve Stockton's past

Tuesday, April 25, 2017

It's local and community history month in May and people living across Stockton Borough are being encouraged to preserve their past.

Another sporting success for Stockton Duathlon

Monday, April 24, 2017

The fifth Stockton Duathlon Festival saw over 800 competitors take part in this run-ride-run race around Stockton’s Riverside in a thrilling sporting occasion for the Borough yesterday (Sunday 23 April).

Windlestone Road improvements nearing completion

Tuesday, April 18, 2017

Shoppers in Billingham will soon have a revamped parade of shops to visit.

Free advice event for Stockton Borough residents

Thursday, April 13, 2017

People living across Stockton Borough are invited to a free advice event next week.

Plans for crematorium to be considered by Cabinet

Thursday, April 13, 2017

Stockton-on-Tees Borough Council’s Cabinet will meet next week (Thursday 20 April) to discuss plans for a proposed new crematorium to serve the whole Borough.

Michelle’s Infinity Bridge snap is a winner!

Thursday, April 13, 2017

A call for stunning images of Stockton-on-Tees’ iconic Infinity Bridge attracted around 500 photographs from almost 100 entrants – but there could only be one winner!

Eggsplore Stockton Town Centre this weekend

Wednesday, April 12, 2017

Stockton Town Centre is hosting a very special Easter Egg hunt on Saturday (15 April).

Leven Bank Road roundabout works set to start

Wednesday, April 12, 2017

Work to create a new roundabout on the A1044 Leven Bank Road is due to get underway on Tuesday (18 April).

Future of Grindon Parish Council to be considered

Wednesday, April 12, 2017

The future governance of Grindon Parish Council will be considered by Stockton-on-Tees Borough Council’s Cabinet next week.

Mayor of Stockton-on-Tees opens Fairytale Dress shop

Tuesday, April 11, 2017

Anyone looking for their dream wedding or prom dress at an affordable price need look no further than Stockton Town Centre.

Deadline approaching for Duathlon entries

Tuesday, April 11, 2017

Hundreds of participants are signed up and ready for action at this year’s Stockton Duathlon Festival but there’s still time to enter.

Look out for your Tees Valley Mayoral election booklet

Tuesday, April 11, 2017

A PRINTED booklet packed with information about next month’s Mayoral election for the Tees Valley Combined Authority will be delivered to households this week.

Vintage market pleases the crowds in Stockton

Monday, April 10, 2017

Chic Vintique, a popular market offering vintage clothing, collectibles and more, made a successful return to Stockton Town Centre on Saturday (8 April).

Mayor opens all-weather bowling green in Billingham

Monday, April 10, 2017

Billingham Bowling Club is now benefitting from a new synthetic bowling green after it was officially opened by the Mayor of Stockton-on-Tees, Councillor Maurice Perry, yesterday (Sunday 9 April).

Stockton-on-Tees Borough Council Cabinet Member speaks at Council of Europe

Thursday, April 6, 2017

Councillor Ann McCoy, Stockton-on-Tees Borough Council’s Cabinet Member for Children and Young People, represented the people of the Borough when she spoke at the 32nd session of the Congress of Local and Regional Authorities of the Council of Europe in Strasbourg.

Community heroes honoured by Mayor of Stockton-on-Tees

Thursday, April 6, 2017

Community heroes have received awards from the Mayor of Stockton-on-Tees in recognition of the contribution they make to the Borough.

Stockton-on-Tees meets its new Mayor

Thursday, April 6, 2017

Councillor Maurice Perry is the new Mayor of Stockton-on-Tees.

Stockton shopkeeper covered fake cigs in coffee to trick sniffer dogs, court told

Wednesday, April 5, 2017

A Stockton shopkeeper covered packets of counterfeit cigarettes and tobacco with coffee in an attempt to throw sniffer dogs off the scent, a court has heard.

Four candidates to contest Tees Valley Mayoral election

Wednesday, April 5, 2017

Four candidates have been nominated to contest next month’s Mayoral election for the Tees Valley Combined Authority – and there is still time to register to vote.

Get your child's car seat checked for free

Tuesday, April 4, 2017

Stockton-on-Tees Borough Council is encouraging all parents and carers who transport children using a car seat to have the devices professionally checked at a special event.

Exciting new venue to replace Stockton's Pound Pub

Tuesday, April 4, 2017

Stockton-on-Tees Borough Council is working with the new owner of a Stockton Town Centre pub to create a welcoming and friendly venue.

Council makes shortlist to be crowned country's best

Tuesday, April 4, 2017

Stockton-on-Tees Borough Council is in contention to be crowned the country’s best local authority.

'Fish Boy' author makes waves with Stockton schoolchildren

Monday, April 3, 2017

Over 200 children were thrilled with the tale of Chloe Daykin’s ‘Fish Boy’ as the acclaimed author delivered two author sessions organised by Stockton Libraries service.

Mayor presented with time capsule at Ingleby Barwick Leisure complex site

Monday, April 3, 2017

Young people from schools in Ingleby Barwick are marking an exciting stage in the town’s development.

Vintage clothing, collectibles and more on offer at Chic Vintique

Monday, April 3, 2017

The popular Chic Vintique market is set to return to Stockton Town Centre this Saturday (8 April), offering vintage clothing, collectibles and more.

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