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News - November 2017

Brick History: Walk through history in LEGO® bricks at Preston Park Museum

Thursday, November 30, 2017

Brick History is a journey through some of the most important moments in world history, all modelled in LEGO® bricks by Warren Elsmore and his team of artists.


School closure: St John the Baptist Primary

Thursday, November 30, 2017

St John the Baptist Primary School in Ragworth will be closed tomorrow (December 1) due to a sickness and diarrhoea bug.


New community bus route for Stockton-on-Tees Villages

Tuesday, November 28, 2017

People living in villages in the south of Stockton-on-Tees will soon find it easier to travel.


Winter Wonderland! The Preston Park Museum Christmas Bazaar is coming

Monday, November 27, 2017

Preston Park Museum’s popular Christmas Bazaar will be on Saturday 2 – Sunday 3 December, bringing you a weekend full of exciting festive fun and events.


Stockton-on-Tees social worker scoops national award

Monday, November 27, 2017

A social worker for Stockton-on-Tees Borough Council has won a prestigious national award for her work with adults and their families.


Parkfield and Oxbridge ward by-election result

Friday, November 24, 2017

Louise Baldock (Labour Party candidate) has been elected to represent Stockton-on-Tees Borough Council’s Parkfield and Oxbridge ward.


Stockton Sparkles set for magical return

Friday, November 24, 2017

The countdown to Stockton Sparkles is on.


Newport Bridge brought to life in a blaze of colour

Friday, November 24, 2017

Historic Newport Bridge is set to dominate the night sky above the Tees after last night’s spectacular lights switch-on.


Site hoardings installed ahead of major Globe restoration works

Friday, November 24, 2017

Site hoardings have been installed around the Globe to secure the site while major restoration work takes place.


Stockton-on-Tees celebrates ten years of Fairtrade support

Wednesday, November 22, 2017

Stockton-on-Tees’ tenth year as a Fairtrade Borough was officially marked yesterday (Tuesday 21 November) at a meeting of the full Council.


Giant Christmas tree lands in Stockton Town Centre

Monday, November 20, 2017

Stockton Sparkles preparations continued at the weekend with the arrival of three more supersized festive decorations – including a giant Christmas tree!


Thanks a million! New approach helps Stockton-on-Tees pensioners net SEVEN figure benefits windfall

Friday, November 17, 2017

Vulnerable pensioners in Stockton-on-Tees are £1million better off thanks to a partnership set up to help them with benefits claims.


Special author session wows schoolchildren

Thursday, November 16, 2017

Renowned author and poet Paul Cookson visited Harewood Primary in Thornaby yesterday (Wednesday 15 November) to deliver an inspiring session to schoolchildren.


Your vote matters - don't lose it!

Thursday, November 16, 2017

Stockton-on-Tees Borough Council is making a final call for residents to update their details in time for the new voter (electoral) register.


Council website unavailable this Saturday

Monday, November 13, 2017

STOCKTON-on-Tees Borough Council’s website will be offline for essential maintenance this Saturday (18 November).


Stockton Sparkles is on its way: Large decorations mark the countdown to the winter festival

Monday, November 13, 2017

Preparation for Stockton Sparkles has begun as the first of Stockton Town Centre’s much loved super-sized decorations have arrived on the High Street.


Applications open for primary school places

Friday, November 10, 2017

Parents and carers with children due to start school in September 2018 are advised that applications for places are open now.


Council completes awards nomination hat-trick

Friday, November 10, 2017

Stockton-on-Tees Borough Council has completed a hat-trick after being shortlisted for local government’s three most prestigious awards in 2017.


Last chance to switch and save

Thursday, November 09, 2017

Residents living across Stockton-on-Tees have just over two weeks left to make big savings on their energy bills.


Remembrance Sunday services across Stockton-on-Tees

Wednesday, November 08, 2017

Services of Remembrance will be held across Stockton-on-Tees Borough on Sunday 12 November.


New skills solutions on Silver Street

Tuesday, November 07, 2017

JD Training Solutions, a company offering expert training services, is looking to the future after opening their new premises on Silver Street in Stockton.


Book festival seeks to inspire Stockton schoolchildren

Friday, November 03, 2017

The 34th edition of the Northern Children’s Book Festival, held between Monday 6 and Friday 17 November, is set to inspire a love of reading and storytelling in a new generation of Stockton children.


Contractors and suppliers wanted: Opportunities galore at meet the buyer event for Stockton’s Hampton by Hilton Hotel!

Friday, November 03, 2017

There will be opportunities galore for contractors and suppliers at a ‘Meet the Buyer’ event being held in Stockton next week.


Major multi-sport event returns to Stockton

Thursday, November 02, 2017

Athletes of all abilities are now able to claim their place on the starting line of next year’s Stockton Duathlon.


Stockton fireworks are set to thrill film fans

Wednesday, November 01, 2017

Fans of films and fireworks are in for a spectacular evening at Stockton-on-Tees Borough Council’s fireworks display on Sunday (5 November).


High Street paving repair set to get under way

Wednesday, November 01, 2017

A permanent repair to an area of paving in Stockton High Street will get under way tomorrow (November 2).


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