News - February 2017

Stockton rainbow celebrates LGBT history

Monday, February 27, 2017

The colours of the rainbow shone throughout Stockton Town Centre to celebrate LGBT History.

Take on the challenge at Stockton Duathlon

Monday, February 27, 2017

Fitness enthusiasts, race veterans and complete beginners are all being encouraged to take up their place at this year’s Stockton Duathlon.

Take a break and support Fairtrade in Stockton

Friday, February 24, 2017

Residents of the Borough and visitors to Stockton Town Centre are being invited to a special pop-up event on Wednesday 1 March to celebrate Fairtrade Fortnight.

Stockton-on-Tees one of the best places for young people to live

Friday, February 24, 2017

Stockton-on-Tees has been named in the top fifty places for people in their 20s to live.

Stockton builders sentenced for inadequate work

Thursday, February 23, 2017

Directors of two Stockton Borough based building companies have been sentenced after appearing at Teesside Crown Court today (23 February).

Consultation about the future of Grindon Parish nears its close

Wednesday, February 22, 2017

Residents living in Grindon Parish are reminded to have their say before a consultation on the future of the parish comes to an end.

Careers with words

Monday, February 20, 2017

Young people with aspirations to work towards a career in the arts and literary industries are being invited to a unique event in Stockton Central Library.

Storytime in Stockton

Tuesday, February 14, 2017

The Lord Lieutenant of County Durham turned storyteller yesterday (Monday) morning in Stockton Town Centre.

Protecting those most in need remains Council’s focus

Thursday, February 9, 2017

STOCKTON-on-Tees Borough Council will maintain its focus on protecting the areas and people most in need as it tackles ongoing reductions in Government funding.

Stockton pupils get silly at author session

Thursday, February 9, 2017

SCHOOLCHILDREN from Oxbridge Lane Primary, St Bede’s Catholic Academy and Bowesfield Primary enjoyed an hour of stories and belly laughs with acclaimed author Jim Smith this week (Tuesday 7 February).

Twiddlemuffs treat for Roseworth residents

Thursday, February 9, 2017

RESIDENTS at Roseworth Lodge Care Home were given a special treat as pupils from Rosebrook Primary School choir paid them a visit.

New community bus routes set for launch in Stockton Borough

Thursday, February 9, 2017

Two new community bus routes for residents who don’t have access to bus services will be launched in Stockton Borough this month.

Protein superstore officially opened

Wednesday, February 8, 2017

ANOTHER new store has been opened in Stockton Town Centre.

Overseas students a “great boost” for the Borough

Wednesday, February 8, 2017

Durham University’s decision to open a new International Study Centre (ISC) in Stockton-on-Tees is a “great boost” for the Borough, says the Council’s Leader.

Local plan consultation

Tuesday, February 7, 2017

On the day the Government publishes its housing white paper, Stockton-on-Tees Borough Council publishes the first results of a consultation on its Draft Local Plan.

Preparatory works start on Ingleby Barwick leisure centre site

Monday, February 6, 2017

Preparations are under way ahead of the construction of the new leisure centre in Ingleby Barwick later this year.

Affordable housing scheme nears completion in Stockton

Monday, February 6, 2017

Thirteen will shortly welcome the first residents to its new housing scheme in Stockton.

New Stockton-on-Tees Sea Cadets base officially open

Friday, February 3, 2017

A new base has been established for Stockton-on-Tees Sea Cadets after a £460,000 refurbishment took place on the old Hadrian Caravan building in Thornaby Place.

Look out for important voter registration information forms

Friday, February 3, 2017

Households across Stockton Borough will soon receive an important letter from the Council asking residents to check whether the current voter registration details for their address are correct.

Magic for all the family at Harry Potter book night!

Friday, February 3, 2017

Harry Potter fans were treated to a fun-filled evening on Thursday (2 February).

Windlestone Road improvements start

Wednesday, February 1, 2017

A Billingham shopping parade is having a makeover!

Ingleby Barwick leisure centre given green light

Wednesday, February 1, 2017

Plans to build a new leisure centre at the heart of Ingleby Barwick have been given the green light by councillors.