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News - July 2018

Have your say on plans to introduce licensing for private rented housing in Central Stockton and North Thornaby

Monday, July 30, 2018

Stockton-on-Tees Borough Council is consulting on plans to improve private sector housing standards in two areas of the Borough.


Temporary closure of Durham Road A177 southbound

Monday, July 30, 2018

A section of the A177 Durham Road southbound will be temporarily closed from Monday, 6 August so that Northern PowerGrid can replace a faulty power cable.


Stockton International Riverside Festival: Your guide to all things SIRF18

Monday, July 30, 2018

WONDERING what to see and where at the 31st Stockton International Riverside Festival? Then wonder no more, because this guide is just what you need…


WATCH: New time-lapse video shows progress of Hampton by Hilton Stockton-on-Tees as ‘topping out’ takes place

Friday, July 27, 2018

The construction of Hampton by Hilton Stockton-on-Tees continues at pace and its progress is there for all to see in a new time-lapse video.


SPOTTED: Hippo in Wynyard Woodland Park!

Thursday, July 26, 2018

Remember the story about the Stockton Hippo?


SIRF18 Coming to a town near you!

Wednesday, July 25, 2018

Spectacular walk about theatre shows are set to give Billingham, Thornaby, Norton and Yarm a taste of what’s to come at Stockton International Riverside Festival.


An unmissable line-up at SIRF18: here’s what you need to know

Tuesday, July 24, 2018

Finnish Circus, an open-top bus, juggling postmen, a cycle-powered carousel and a world premiere – it’s just over a week to go until Stockton International Riverside Festival returns to Stockton Town Centre.


More Tees firms in the frame for contract boosts thanks to Stockton’s Hampton by Hilton hotel!

Thursday, July 19, 2018

Another Tees business has secured a contract working on the new Hampton by Hilton hotel in Stockton.


Could you be a foster carer?

Thursday, July 19, 2018

More foster carers are needed to help support some of the most vulnerable young people in Stockton-on-Tees.


A139 Billingham viaduct road closure – what you need to know

Wednesday, July 18, 2018

A temporary closure of Billingham Viaduct (A139) will be in place from Sunday (July 22) for up to six weeks as essential work to repair the bridge gets under way.


Ten years and millions of pounds of savings: How council partnership has shattered all expectations

Monday, July 16, 2018

A cutting edge partnership set up to deliver back office services to Stockton-on-Tees and Darlington councils is celebrating its tenth anniversary.


More grave personalisation options for Stockton's bereaved families

Friday, July 13, 2018

More options to personalise graves are being offered to bereaved families in Stockton-on-Tees.


Getting ready for sets: Globe knock through is go!

Friday, July 13, 2018

With big acts come big sets, and work to create the access for them is under way at the rear of the Globe.


Video: The haunting performance led by limbless veterans that's set to open this year's SIRF

Tuesday, July 10, 2018

A moving performance paying tribute to Britain’s wounded war veterans will open this year’s Stockton International Riverside Festival (SIRF).


Stockton Cycling Festival: 6 events you don’t want to miss

Monday, July 09, 2018

Stockton-on-Tees welcomes the return of a three-day cycling extravaganza which promises entertainment for all the family this weekend.


Selective Licensing plans set to be considered by Cabinet

Monday, July 09, 2018

Plans to improve private sector housing standards in two areas of Stockton-on-Tees will be considered by Stockton-on-Tees Borough Council’s Cabinet on Thursday (12 July).


'Good' job! Ofsted praise for Learning and Skills service

Friday, July 06, 2018

Stockton-on-Tees Borough Council’s Learning and Skills service continue to be recognised as a ‘good’ provider of education by Ofsted in a new report.


In her mother’s memory: Why this Billingham runner is taking on the Simplyhealth Great Tees 10k

Friday, July 06, 2018

A mother-of-four has inspired her family to take on the Simplyhealth Great Tees 10k in memory of her late mother.


Stockton-on-Tees landmarks turn blue to celebrate 70 years of the NHS

Thursday, July 05, 2018

Blue light will bathe iconic landmarks across Stockton-on-Tees tonight (July 5) to mark the NHS’ 70th birthday celebrations.


Children needed for Beano themed reading challenge – and there’s prizes!

Wednesday, July 04, 2018

Libraries across Stockton-on-Tees are calling for children to get involved in the annual Summer Reading Challenge.


Danger, heroism and hope – RNLI exhibition celebrates coastal heritage

Tuesday, July 03, 2018

An exhibition celebrating the heroic efforts of the RNLI and coastal community volunteers who risked their lives during World War One is coming to Stockton-on-Tees.


WATCH: More secrets revealed as Globe is ‘stripped back to the bare bones’

Tuesday, July 03, 2018

There's one thing for sure – the Globe is full of surprises!


Dinosaurs, Daleks and Stormtroopers – what to expect at Kapow

Monday, July 02, 2018

Dinosaurs will rampage through Stockton High Street for the Jurassic World themed Kapow Sci-fi Market this Saturday (July 7).


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