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News - September 2019

Apps, Chatbots and face-to-face support – 7 ways to help you quit smoking this Stoptober

Monday, September 30, 2019

It’s almost October – aka ‘Stoptober’ – when thousands of people across the country are challenged to stop smoking for 28 days.


Stockton-on-Tees Borough Council appoints new Managing Director

Thursday, September 26, 2019

Stockton-on-Tees Borough Council has formally appointed Julie Danks as its new Managing Director.


Tees Valley crackdown on rogue scrap metal dealers

Monday, September 23, 2019

A Tees Valley-wide operation gets under way today in a bid to tackle unlicensed scrap metal collectors across the region.


WANTED: Your views on town’s future after Council snaps up shopping centre and former hotel in town centres fightback

Friday, September 20, 2019

“We said we’d step in and take control in our town centres – that’s exactly what we’re doing and now we want your views.”


Council withdraws from proposed sale of land off Norton High Street

Wednesday, September 18, 2019

Stockton-on-Tees Borough Council has withdrawn from the proposed sale of land off Norton High Street after listening to residents and ward councillors.


Landlords’ membership scheme gets green light…and there’s a warning for those that don’t sign-up

Monday, September 16, 2019

A new membership scheme will see Stockton-on-Tees Borough Council work with landlords to improve private rented housing standards in two areas of the Borough.


"Putting lives at risk" - Council and police join forces for speeding crackdown

Friday, September 13, 2019

Speeding drivers across the Borough's roads are set to be targeted after vehicles were clocked at speeds over 70mph in 30mph zones.


New season, new look at Billingham Forum Theatre

Friday, September 13, 2019

Visitors to Billingham Forum Theatre will be able to enjoy a more comfortable experience when they visit this autumn.


Preston Park goes wild at Harrogate Flower Show

Thursday, September 12, 2019

Preston Park is taking a walk on the wild side at this year’s Harrogate Flower Show.


Council apprentices off to a flying start!

Thursday, September 12, 2019

Electricians, adult care assistants and civil engineers are among the enthusiastic apprentices who are taking up their posts at Stockton-on-Tees Borough Council this week.


Cranes on the way: more than 200 tonnes of steelwork set to arrive as Globe restoration gathers pace

Wednesday, September 11, 2019

There will be a lane closure outside Stockton's famous Globe from next week in preparation for the arrival of more than 200 tonnes of steelwork.


Registered to vote? Don't be one of the 'missing millions'

Friday, September 06, 2019

Canvassers are visiting homes across Stockton-on-Tees to ensure residents don’t lose their right to vote.


‘It’s a flat route, you can do it at your own pace and you’ll have people cheering you on!’ – still time to enter the 10k

Monday, September 02, 2019

There’s still time to enter Saturday’s (September 7) Simplyhealth Great Tees 10k – but you’ll need to act quickly.