News - February 2018

'Just like George': Why Mike McGrother is walking to France to lay sunflowers on a soldier's grave

Tuesday, February 27, 2018

A Stockton musician is walking from Easingwold to Esquelbecq to lay tributes at the grave of a First World War soldier who was shot for cowardice and desertion, only to be pardoned 90 years later.

It's time to get creative for Stockton's Great run

Tuesday, February 27, 2018

Stockton-on-Tees is welcoming a new sporting event this summer but you don’t have to be a runner to get involved.

Savings galore for customers with two legs and four!

Friday, February 23, 2018

SHOPPERS, visitors and their furry friends alike can get their hands (or paws) on a free booklet packed with over £1,000 worth of money off vouchers thanks to Stockton BID.

New-look Fairfield Library set to reopen on Monday

Thursday, February 22, 2018

Fairfield Library will reopen to the public on Monday (February 26) after undergoing a refurbishment.

New outdoor gym for Roseworth: Come and give it a try!

Thursday, February 22, 2018

Roseworth residents wishing to get physically active in 2018 can do so easily and free of charge after a new outdoor gym was officially opened by Councillor Jim Beall, the Council’s Cabinet Member for Adult Social Care and Health.

Stockton to host 2018 HSBC UK National Circuit Championships

Wednesday, February 21, 2018

British Cycling is delighted to announce that Stockton will host the 2018 HSBC UK National Circuit Championships on 13 July 2018.

Find out about a career with words

Friday, February 16, 2018

Young people interested in being an author, illustrator, librarian, book seller or publisher are being invited to a special event in Stockton Central Library.

‘Give our Borough a fairer deal’: Council Leader’s plea to Government as budget discussions get under way

Thursday, February 15, 2018

Protecting the areas and people most in need will remain Stockton-on-Tees Borough Council’s focus as it tackles ongoing reductions in Government funding.

Farewell Rat Race, hello fast cars! Stockton's new look events line-up for 2018

Tuesday, February 13, 2018

There's always something happening in Stockton-on-Tees, and 2018 is shaping up to be no different.

More international students arrive in Stockton-on-Tees…and they’ve been getting to know their new home!

Wednesday, February 7, 2018

A new intake of students at Durham University’s International Study Centre (ISC) in Stockton-on-Tees have been getting to know their new home.

Stockton Market - The best large outdoor market in Britain

Tuesday, February 6, 2018

Stockton market is celebrating after being named the best large outdoor market in the country.

Wanted: Local contractors and suppliers for two of Stockton Borough’s major construction projects

Friday, February 2, 2018

Local firms have the chance to learn about more than 60 work packages needed for the restoration of the Globe and construction of the new Ingleby Barwick leisure facility at an event next week

Council awards Honorary Alderman status to the late Stephen Smailes

Friday, February 2, 2018

A long-serving former Stockton-on-Tees councillor has been awarded posthumous Honorary Alderman status.

Paving the way for Ingleby Barwick Leisure Centre - preparatory work starts next week

Friday, February 2, 2018

Work to divert underground utilities services in preparation for the construction of a new leisure centre will get under way at All Saints Church of England Academy in Ingleby Barwick on Monday (February 5).

Investigations to protect Leven Bank are under way

Thursday, February 1, 2018

Work to protect Leven Bank in Yarm is being brought forward following the recent spell of wintery weather.