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News - December 2017

Watch as giant machine drills foundations for Stockton’s new Hampton by Hilton hotel

Friday, December 22, 2017

Standing more than 25metres tall, a giant drilling machine has arrived to install the foundations for Stockton’s new Hampton by Hilton hotel.

Government "burying head in the sand" on children's services funding crisis, says Council Leader

Thursday, December 21, 2017

The Government is “burying its head in the sand” by failing to tackle a growing funding crisis in children’s social care services, says a Council Leader.

Better Health at Work Award for Stockton-on-Tees Borough Council

Wednesday, December 20, 2017

Stockton-on-Tees Borough Council has been praised at the highest level for improving the health and wellbeing of its employees.

Young people crowned road safety champions

Tuesday, December 19, 2017

More than 1500 children from across Stockton-on-Tees have been showcasing their road safety knowledge in a bid to become champions.

Still time to enjoy Stockton Sparkles

Monday, December 18, 2017

Everyone in Stockton Town Centre will enjoy an array of Christmas treats on Saturday (23 December).

Council’s Highways and Transport services ranked country’s best – here’s why...

Monday, December 18, 2017

Stockton-on-Tees Borough Council’s Highways and Transport services have been ranked the country’s best in a national survey.

Council strikes gold for work with stray dogs

Friday, December 15, 2017

Stockton-on-Tees Borough Council has once again received one of the RSPCA’s most prestigious accolades for its work with stray dogs.

Council ‘delivers value for money’ for Borough’s residents

Thursday, December 14, 2017

Stockton-on-Tees Borough Council continues to deliver value for money for its residents, according to a report by external auditors.

Shampoo, slippers and scarves wanted - Give a gift to people in need at Stockton Sparkles

Tuesday, December 12, 2017

Residents and shoppers can get into the season of goodwill at Stockton Sparkles thanks to a new event to help those most in need.

Stockton will light up to raise awareness

Tuesday, December 12, 2017

Stockton's Town Centre and Riverside will be illuminated with purple lighting to show Stockton-on-Tees Borough Council’s support of a campaign to raise worldwide awareness of Childhood Sexual Abuse and Child Sexual Exploitation.

Stockton reindeer parade brings Christmas joy

Monday, December 11, 2017

Stockton Sparkles continued this weekend with a visit from a very important guest - Santa and his entourage of reindeers!

Welcome to Fountain Shopping Mall - Home of the Enterprise Arcade

Monday, December 11, 2017

Stockton's popular Enterprise Arcade has a new name – and here’s what you can find inside!

Festive changes to waste and recycling collections

Friday, December 08, 2017

Residents across Stockton-on-Tees Borough are being reminded of changes that will affect their waste and recycling collections over the Christmas and New Year period.

Council Leader joins calls for fully-funded children’s services ahead of budget update

Friday, December 08, 2017

A council leader is backing calls for the Government to fully fund children’s social care as the costs faced by local councils continue to rise.

Reindeer Parade to add to Stockton's festive fun

Wednesday, December 06, 2017

FESTIVE fun is once again on the agenda this Sunday (10 December) as Santa and his entourage of reindeers arrive in Stockton Town Centre.

Feast of family fun at Marsh House Sports and Community Centre this Saturday

Wednesday, December 06, 2017

What have football, dancing, trampolining, wrestling and face painting all got in common?

Globe restoration works move forward

Wednesday, December 06, 2017

Significant restoration works are under way at the Globe

A taste of yesteryear at Stockton Sparkles

Tuesday, December 05, 2017

A Victorian fun fair will give Stockton Town Centre a flavour of Christmastime of yesteryear later this week.

First weekend of festive street theatre certainly makes Stockton sparkle

Tuesday, December 05, 2017

Visitors to Stockton Town Centre encountered a host of wonderful creatures and characters as Stockton Sparkles’ packed programme of street theatre brought a festive feel to the High Street.

Christmas fun at Norton Grange advice session

Tuesday, December 05, 2017

People who live near to or use Norton Grange Community Centre are invited to come along to a special Christmas-themed advice session.

Preston Park Museum and Grounds wins National Lottery support to commemorate the 375th Anniversary of the Battle of Yarm

Tuesday, December 05, 2017

Preston Park Museum and Grounds has received a National Lottery grant of £8,800 from the Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF) for a fascinating project in Stockton-on-Tees.

Love Norton Advent Calendar Trail launched

Monday, December 04, 2017

THE FIRST ever Love Norton Advent Calendar Trail was officially launched on Friday (1 December) by the Mayor of Stockton-on-Tees, Councillor Maurice Perry.

Mayor opens new fashion boutique in Stockton

Monday, December 04, 2017

A NEW fashion boutique in Stockton Town Centre has been officially opened by the Mayor of Stockton-on-Tees, Councillor Maurice Perry.

Step back to the Globe's hey-day

Friday, December 01, 2017

Visitors to Stockton Town Centre can take a glimpse at what entertainment at the Globe would have been like decades ago.

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