News - October 2018

Stay warm, stay healthy: Help on hand for Stockton-on-Tees Residents this winter

Wednesday, October 31, 2018

A scheme to offer support for Stockton-on-Tees’ most vulnerable residents throughout the winter months is returning.

Remembrance Sunday: Find your nearest service

Wednesday, October 31, 2018

Remembrance services will be held across Stockton-on-Tees on Sunday, November 11 – the centenary of the end of World War One.

Another new community bus service launches in Stockton-on-Tees

Tuesday, October 30, 2018

Another free community bus serving communities in the south of Stockton-on-Tees will be launched this week.

More jobs up for grabs at Stockton’s new Hampton by Hilton hotel

Tuesday, October 30, 2018

A range of jobs are being advertised at Stockton’s new Hampton by Hilton hotel.

New Victorian sweet shop open at Preston Park Museum

Friday, October 26, 2018

Preston Park Museum has opened a new sweet shop on its Victorian Street this week.

WANTED: Volunteer singers and sunflower makers for Remembrance project

Friday, October 26, 2018

People of Stockton-on-Tees – your Borough needs you!

All you need to know ahead of Stockton Fireworks

Thursday, October 25, 2018

Stockton’s spectacular firework display is returning to the Riverside on Sunday, November 4. The entertainment will start at 5pm ahead of the firework display at 6.30pm.

Last chance to get your Halloween Spooky Walk tickets

Wednesday, October 24, 2018

Don’t miss your chance to join weird and wonderful fairytale villains for a spooky woodland walk this Halloween.

Deadline looms for secondary school place applications

Tuesday, October 23, 2018

Parents and carers across Stockton-on-Tees are being reminded to apply for their child’s secondary school place.

‘Credit unions are for the poor’ – this and 5 other myths busted on International Credit Union Day

Thursday, October 18, 2018

They've been going for more than a century yet credit unions are still surrounded by myths of the most unhelpful variety.

Social Worker of the Year Awards: Stockton-on-Tees Borough Council shortlisted in three categories

Thursday, October 18, 2018

Stockton-on-Tees Borough Council is in the running for three prestigious awards after scooping a hat-trick of successful nominations at the national Social Worker of the Year Awards 2018.

A689/1185 roundabout traffic lights set for switch-on

Thursday, October 18, 2018

New traffic lights on a busy Billingham roundabout just off the A19 are set to be switched-on next week.

Solutions found to Globe’s structural issues as venue’s operator starts approaching acts

Wednesday, October 17, 2018

Unsupported walls, rotting timbers, a badly-corroded underground drainage system and weaknesses in the roof structure were among the findings when Stockton’s famous Globe was “stripped back to the bare bones” in the summer.

Have you been chosen to take part in the latest adult carers survey?

Tuesday, October 16, 2018

Adult carers across Stockton-on-Tees are being encouraged to share their views on the quality of services on offer.

Show Racism the Red Card in Stockton-on-Tees

Monday, October 15, 2018

Stockton-on-Tees landmarks will be awash with red on Friday (October 19) in support of the Show Racism the Red Card campaign.

‘This school is my inspiration, they saved me and they saved my education’ – read pupils' feelings on their ‘listening’ school

Friday, October 12, 2018

Heartwarming praise from pupils was a big factor in a Stockton-on-Tees school being held up as a shining example to others.

Work is underway at Ingleby Barwick leisure facility

Thursday, October 11, 2018

Work to bring a new multi-million pound leisure centre to Ingleby Barwick is now underway.

Purple light to illuminate Stockton-on-Tees landmarks for World Mental Health Day

Wednesday, October 10, 2018

Purple light will bathe iconic landmarks across Stockton-on-Tees tonight (October 10) to mark World Mental Health Day.

Second booking at Stockton’s Hilton hotel

Monday, October 8, 2018

New Sales Manager, Lorna Hobson, is the second appointment by the new Hampton by Hilton hotel in Stockton-on-Tees.

Share your views in polling district review

Friday, October 5, 2018

Stockton-on-Tees Borough Council is encouraging people to share their views on polling districts and places ahead of next year’s local elections.

Roadworks to start on A689/A1185 roundabout

Friday, October 5, 2018

Weekend and overnight roadworks are set to get under way on a busy Billingham roundabout just off the A19.

Libraries Week activities planned for Stockton-on-Tees

Thursday, October 4, 2018

Writing, poetry, quizzes and tai chi are just some of the activities taking place as part of Libraries Week in Stockton-on-Tees.

Market manager wins national accolade

Wednesday, October 3, 2018

A familiar face to shoppers and market traders across Stockton-on-Tees has won a national award.

Halloween Spooky Walk tickets now on sale

Tuesday, October 2, 2018

Are you brave enough to venture into enchanted woods this Halloween and come face to face with weird and wonderful fairytale villains?

All you need to know ahead of this weekend’s Chic Vintique market

Monday, October 1, 2018

Handmade gifts, vintage clothes and tempting food are on offer as Stockton’s much-loved Chic Vintique market returns this weekend.

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