News - October 2017

'We're the real deal': market traders sign pledge to fight fake goods

Monday, October 30, 2017

Stockton market traders have signed up to a national charter to keep stalls free of fake goods.

By-election to be held in Parkfield and Oxbridge ward

Friday, October 27, 2017

Stockton-on-Tees Borough Council is holding a by-election to fill a vacancy in the Parkfield and Oxbridge ward of Stockton-on-Tees on Thursday, November 23.

Government u-turn on housing benefit cap for elderly and vulnerable is ‘the right decision’, says Council Leader

Thursday, October 26, 2017

The Leader of Stockton-on-Tees Borough Council, Councillor Bob Cook, has welcomed the announcement that the Government is dropping plans to cap housing benefit for elderly and vulnerable people in supported accommodation.

Fairfield Library temporary closure makes way for new nursery

Wednesday, October 25, 2017

Fairfield Library will close for refurbishment on Friday, 27 October so that works to accommodate a new childcare facility can get under way.

Spectacular fireworks return to Stockton's Riverside

Wednesday, October 25, 2017

Stockton's annual fireworks display returns to dazzle the town’s Riverside on Sunday, 5 November.

Secondary school admissions deadline draws near

Monday, October 23, 2017

Parents and carers across Stockton-on-Tees are reminded to submit applications for their child’s secondary school place by the end of October.

Tributes following death of former councillor Pete Andrew

Friday, October 20, 2017

Tributes have been paid to former Mayor of Stockton-on-Tees, Pete Andrew, who died on Saturday (October 14).

A taste of Diwali at Stockton-on-Tees' Festival of Light and Colour

Thursday, October 19, 2017

Stockton–on–Tees’ annual Diwali-inspired Festival of Light and Colour returns to the Borough on Wednesday, 25 October.

Racism shown the red card by Stockton-on-Tees Borough Council

Wednesday, October 18, 2017

Councillors in Stockton-on-Tees are supporting ‘Wear Red Day’ in a united stance against racism.

Don't miss the chance to join Halloween spooky walk

Wednesday, October 18, 2017

There's still time for brave souls wishing to encounter their deepest darkest fears to get tickets for this year’s Halloween Spooky Walk.

Adopters needed to help keep siblings together – information event being held this Wednesday

Monday, October 16, 2017

Are you interested in adopting siblings?

Stockton-on-Tees social worker shortlisted for national award

Wednesday, October 11, 2017

A Stockton-on-Tees Borough Council social worker is one of five people nationally to be shortlisted for a prestigious award.

Have your say on Publication Draft Local Plan Consultation

Wednesday, October 11, 2017

Stockton-on-Tees Borough Council is reminding people there is still time to get in touch with their views about the Publication Draft Local Plan.

Community bus service set to expand

Tuesday, October 10, 2017

A free bus service which has gone from strength to strength is now expanding to run on a weekend after it proved so popular with local residents.

Globe works progress

Monday, October 9, 2017

The restoration of the Globe is progressing well and some interesting finds are being made along the way.

Nominate local heroes in the Mayor Civic Awards

Wednesday, October 4, 2017

Nominations are now open for the 2017/18 Civic Awards which honour local people, organisations and businesses that have made a real difference to their community.

Help available to stay warm and well this winter

Wednesday, October 4, 2017

Practical support to help vulnerable residents stay warm and well throughout the winter months is available from Stockton-on-Tees Borough Council.

Celebrating the Borough's libraries

Wednesday, October 4, 2017

Libraries across Stockton-on-Tees are hosting a packed week of events to celebrate all they offer.

Tickets on sale for spooky Halloween Walk

Tuesday, October 3, 2017

Are you brave enough to enter Preston Park Museum and Grounds on Halloween to encounter your deepest darkest fears?

Chic Vintique market returns to Stockton

Monday, October 2, 2017

The popular Chic Vintique specialist market returns to Stockton this weekend with an array of vintage gifts and collectables on offer.