News - September 2018

Heritage plaque restored at historic railway building

Friday, September 28, 2018

A restored heritage plaque commemorating the first passenger railway journey has been reinstated today (September 27) – the same date as the first journey was made in 1825.

Consultation on emerging Local Plan begins

Thursday, September 27, 2018

Stockton-on-Tees Borough Council is inviting people to get in touch with their views about modifications made to the emerging draft Local Plan.

Yarm High Street parking changes: 3 hour maximum stay to be introduced after request from businesses

Wednesday, September 26, 2018

Changes to parking on Yarm High Street will be introduced from Monday (October 1).

Work begins on new crematorium in Stockton-on-Tees

Monday, September 24, 2018

Work to build a new crematorium in Stockton-on-Tees is now under way.

How overseas students spent their first day in Stockton-on-Tees

Friday, September 21, 2018

International students are receiving a warm welcome to Stockton-on-Tees ahead of their studies at Durham University’s International Study Centre (ISC).

Determined to quit? Here's six ways to help Stockton-on-Tees smokers kick the habit

Friday, September 21, 2018

Smokers in Stockton-on-Tees are being urged to quit next month as part of Stoptober – the annual quit smoking challenge which encourages people to give up their nicotine habit.

Community clean-up takes place in Stockton

Friday, September 21, 2018

Streets in Stockton have had a face-lift thanks to a community clean-up day which saw pavements cleaned, weeds pulled out, graffiti and fly-tipping removed as well as bulky waste collected.

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

Monday, September 17, 2018

Residents of Stockton-on-Tees Borough are being reminded to have their say on plans to improve private sector housing standards in two areas of the Borough.

Police and Crime Panel searching for new member

Thursday, September 13, 2018

Cleveland Police and Crime Panel is looking for someone who either lives or works within the force’s area to become a panel member.

Hurdles on the High Street? The Great North CityGames is coming to Stockton in 2019!

Tuesday, September 11, 2018

World-class sprinters, long jumpers and pole vaulters will head to Stockton High Street and riverside when the Great North CityGames moves to Stockton-on-Tees in 2019.

'Battle of Stockton' remembered as plaque unveiled

Monday, September 10, 2018

A special plaque to remember the Stockton-on-Tees residents who united to fight fascism in the 1930s has been unveiled.

All you need to know ahead of this Saturday’s Simplyhealth Great Tees 10K and Great North CityGames Elite Mile

Wednesday, September 5, 2018

Elite athletes and runners from across the country are set to take their marks at a series of riverside events this Saturday (September 8).

Ever thought of becoming a councillor?

Tuesday, September 4, 2018

This month Stockton-on-Tees Borough Council is holding a free ‘Be a Councillor’ information event for people interested in finding out more about becoming a councillor – whether that is at the next election or sometime in the future.

New manager checks in at Stockton hotel

Tuesday, September 4, 2018

John Lambourne-Richardson has been appointed General Manager at Stockton’s new Hampton by Hilton hotel.

Calling all drivers: How new littering laws could leave you out of pocket

Monday, September 3, 2018

Stockton-on-Tees Borough Council will be among the first in the country to use tough new powers designed at tackling the blight of litter on our roadsides and verges.

Demolition of Stockton's Corporation Hall gets underway

Monday, September 3, 2018

The demolition of Corporation Hall on Stockton’s Prince Regent Street is now underway.

Applications open for secondary school places – don’t delay

Monday, September 3, 2018

Parents and carers across Stockton-on-Tees are being urged to get their applications in for their child’s secondary school place.