News - August 2017

Borough's emerging Local Plan enters next stage

Tuesday, August 29, 2017

Councillors will consider the Publication Draft Local Plan for Stockton-on-Tees at a series of meetings in September.

Save money on energy bills with the Big Community Switch

Thursday, August 24, 2017

Residents across Stockton-on-Tees Borough can make big savings on their energy bills thanks to a collective purchasing scheme called the Big Community Switch.

Council calls on landlords to get accredited

Wednesday, August 23, 2017

Landlords of more than 1,000 private properties in Stockton-on-Tees have pledged to help improve rental standards by signing up to Stockton-on-Tees Borough Council’s Landlord Accreditation Scheme.

New Director of Public Health for Stockton-on-Tees announced

Tuesday, August 22, 2017

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

Bulldozers move in to clear site for Stockton's new Hampton by Hilton hotel

Monday, August 21, 2017

Work to clear a site for Stockton’s new Hampton by Hilton hotel is progressing as the demolition of a former garage gets under way.

Memorial stone dedicated to First World War hero on 100th anniversary

Wednesday, August 16, 2017

A service of dedication was held today (Wednesday 16 August) to honour the heroic actions of Sergeant Edward Cooper in the First World War.

Information event for prospective fostering and adoption candidates

Tuesday, August 15, 2017

People interested in the possibility of fostering or adopting a child are being encouraged to visit an information event being held by Stockton-on-Tees Borough Council.

Tradesman sentenced

Monday, August 14, 2017

A landscape contractor who carried out work to a poor standard and falsely claimed he was a member of two trade associations has been sentenced at Teesside Crown Court following a five day trial (Monday 7 August until Friday 11 August).

Head to Stockton Riverside for exhilarating Rat Race

Monday, August 14, 2017

Thrills and spills around a unique wet and wild running course will be the star attraction this weekend as the Stockton River Rat Race is back in town.

Take a leap into Stockton's River Rat Race

Thursday, August 10, 2017

Stockton's thrilling River Rat Race – an exciting 10k and 5k obstacle race around Stockton and its Riverside – is back for its eighth consecutive year.

'High wire on fire' finale brings Stockton International Riverside Festival to a heart stopping close

Monday, August 7, 2017

A breathtaking high wire act brought SIRF’s 30th birthday programme to an exhilarating close last night.

Crowds flock to SIRF’s 30th birthday opener

Friday, August 4, 2017

A daring aerial theatre show got SIRF’s 30th birthday programme off to a flying start on Stockton’s riverside last night.

Come along to the Carnival Jamboree

Thursday, August 3, 2017

The carnival atmosphere has arrived in Stockton early this year.

The 30th SIRF launches tomorrow

Wednesday, August 2, 2017

Stockton International Riverside Festival (SIRF), celebrating its 30th birthday this year, is ready to launch with a spectacular opening show tomorrow (Thursday 3 August).

Mayor's annual Golf Day raises thousands for charity

Wednesday, August 2, 2017

Teams taking part in the annual Mayor’s Charity Golf Day have raised £7,000 that will benefit three worthy charities.