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News - June 2017

Stockton Sportive deadline fast approaching

Friday, June 30, 2017

There are just two weeks left for budding cyclists to book their place on this year’s Stockton Sportive.


Competition winner meets the Mayor

Friday, June 30, 2017

Michelle Williams, the winner of a photography competition for the best image captured of the iconic Infinity Bridge, has presented a special canvas to the Mayor of Stockton-on-Tees, Councillor Maurice Perry at a recent meeting of the Council.


Orienteering on offer for over 50s

Friday, June 30, 2017

Men over the age of 50 are being offered the opportunity to give a friendly and fun activity a try as well as socialising with new friends.


Glastonbury heroes The Sherlocks set to rock Stockton Stages

Thursday, June 29, 2017

Fresh from their Glastonbury exploits, The Sherlocks are set to rock Stockton Stages in just over three weeks’ time – and tickets are now on sale.


Clients say care service is "second to none"...and it looks like inspectors agree!

Thursday, June 29, 2017

A service providing short breaks to adults with learning disabilities in Stockton-on-Tees has been described as “second to none” by the people who use it.


Arts Council birthday present for SIRF

Tuesday, June 27, 2017

SIRF is 30 years old this year and the perfect birthday present has just landed in the shape of £1.2million in funding from the Arts Council.


By-election to be held in Billingham North ward

Monday, June 26, 2017

Stockton-on-Tees Borough Council is holding a by-election to fill a vacancy in the Billingham North Ward on Thursday 20 July.


Yarm ward by-election result

Friday, June 23, 2017

Tony Hampton (Conservative Party Candidate) has been elected to represent Stockton-on-Tees Borough Council’s Yarm ward.


Have your say on the Borough's highways and transport

Friday, June 23, 2017

Residents across Stockton-on-Tees are being encouraged to have their say in a highways and transport survey, which has been landing on doormats this week.


Future of Grindon Parish agreed

Thursday, June 22, 2017

The future governance of Grindon Parish has been decided.


Russell Kane to kick-off ‘Stockton Stages’ festival

Wednesday, June 21, 2017

Multi-award winning comedian Russell Kane will kick-off Stockton’s newest music and comedy festival next month – and tickets are on sale now.


Mayor’s charity duck race returns this Sunday… and there’s still time to sponsor a duck!

Wednesday, June 21, 2017

The Mayor of Stockton-on-Tees, Councillor Maurice Perry, hosts the Borough’s annual duck race in aid of armed forces charities this Sunday (June 25).


Fire Engine and Vintage Vehicle Show is back!

Wednesday, June 21, 2017

The popular Fire Engine and Vintage Vehicle Show returns to Preston Park this Saturday and Sunday (June 24 and 25), with thrills and spills for all the family.


Councillors to consider new approach to supporting families

Monday, June 19, 2017

Proposals to implement a new approach to family support in Stockton-on-Tees will be considered by councillors this week.


Future of Grindon Parish to be considered

Monday, June 19, 2017

Stockton-on-Tees Borough Council’s Cabinet is to consider the final recommendations for the future governance of Grindon Parish.


Council is runner-up in bid to be crowned country’s best

Friday, June 16, 2017

Stockton-on-Tees Borough Council has finished runner-up in a bid to be crowned the country’s best local authority.


Stockton Borough prepares to celebrate Armed Forces Week

Friday, June 16, 2017

Residents are invited to join the Mayor of Stockton-on-Tees, Councillor Maurice Perry, to mark the start of Armed Forces Week at the annual flag raising ceremony.


Visit Stockton Book Fair this weekend

Tuesday, June 13, 2017

An exciting day of book-themed activities including a treasure hunt, author talks and special guest appearances are all in store at Stockton Book Fair this weekend.


Historic bridge set for spectacular new lighting feature

Tuesday, June 13, 2017

One of the Tees Valley’s best-known landmarks is set to light up the night sky.


Volunteers' market a success in Stockton

Monday, June 12, 2017

Visitors to Stockton Town Centre on Friday (9 June) embraced the opportunity to learn more about dozens of local voluntary and charity organisations at a special Volunteers’ Market.


Sci-fi market was 'out of this world'!

Monday, June 12, 2017

Kapow, one of the highlights of Stockton Town Centre’s specialist markets programme, made a successful return to the town on Saturday (10 June).


Adoption transforms lives

Monday, June 12, 2017

Stockton-on-Tees Borough Council is making a fresh appeal for people to consider adoption to help transform the lives of some of the most vulnerable children in the area.


Elite cycling team ready to send Stockton into a spin

Monday, June 12, 2017

One of the country’s premier cycling teams paid a special visit to Stockton Town Centre ahead of next month’s Stockton Cycling Festival.


Stockton North and South Parliamentary Elections Results

Friday, June 09, 2017

In the 2017 Parliamentary elections the Labour Party held the Stockton North seat and the Labour Party won the Stockton South seat.


Share your special SIRF memories

Wednesday, June 07, 2017

Festival fans are being called on to share their favourite SIRF memories on social media.


Tees Valley book festival returns

Wednesday, June 07, 2017

Stockton-on-Tees libraries are joining forces with their counterparts across the region to host the ‘Crossing the Tees’ Book Festival.


Volunteers market in Stockton this Friday

Tuesday, June 06, 2017

Residents of the Borough and visitors to Stockton Town Centre will have the opportunity to find out more about over 40 local voluntary and charity organisations at a special market taking place on Friday (9 June).


Ten foot high dragon loose on Stockton High Street

Friday, June 02, 2017

A highlight of Stockton Town Centre’s specialist markets programme is set to return when sci-fi market Kapow lands on Saturday 10 June between 10am and 4pm.


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