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News - November 2018

Do your bit for people in need at Stockton Sparkles

Friday, November 30, 2018

Can you spare some hats, hand cream or hairbrushes this Christmas? Visitors to Stockton town centre can do their bit to help people in need thanks the return of a special Stockton Sparkles event called The Gift.


Rare RSPCA award for council’s animal welfare team

Friday, November 30, 2018

Stockton-on-Tees Borough Council has secured one of the RSPCA’s most prestigious awards for its work with stray dogs.


Work by award winning Lucy Pittaway comes to Preston Park Museum

Tuesday, November 27, 2018

Works by award winning Lucy Pittaway, an artist born and raised in the North East, will be on show in a new exhibition at Preston Park Museum.


Sparkles is just around the corner...

Tuesday, November 27, 2018

THE FESTIVE fun is set to get underway in Stockton as the Sparkles launch night takes place this Thursday (30 November), featuring the big Christmas lights switch-on!


Stockton High Street in national spotlight again

Monday, November 26, 2018

Senior politicians from a powerful national select committee visited Stockton town centre today as part of an inquiry into the future of the nation’s high streets.


Stockton Sparkles is almost here: find out what you need to know

Thursday, November 22, 2018

The countdown to Christmas is always special and in Stockton-on-Tees we want everyone to make the most of the festive season.


Giant Christmas tree arrives in Stockton

Monday, November 19, 2018

Preparations for Stockton Sparkles continued at the weekend with the arrival of a giant Christmas tree.


Renewed pledge to armed forces community in Stockton-on-Tees

Tuesday, November 13, 2018

Stockton-on-Tees Borough Council has adopted a renewed Armed Forces Community Covenant.


Community clean-up makes a difference in Thornaby

Friday, November 09, 2018

Litter picking, street cleaning, weed clearing and graffiti and fly-tipping removal were at the centre of community clean-up day in Thornaby.


Music, singing, dancing and drumming: What to expect at the Festival of Light and Colour

Thursday, November 08, 2018

The Diwali-inspired Festival of Light and Colour will be gracing Stockton High Street for yet another year.


Remembrance Day 2018: Guide to events and services across Stockton-on-Tees

Wednesday, November 07, 2018

Communities across the Borough are getting ready to mark the centenary of the end of World War One this Sunday (November 11).


Ever considered fostering? Come along to this information event

Tuesday, November 06, 2018

Anybody interested in fostering a child is encouraged to attend an information event organised by Stockton-on-Tees Borough Council.


Primary school admissions now open

Monday, November 05, 2018

Applications for primary school places across Stockton-on-Tees are now open for children starting school in September 2019.