Stockton-on-Tees Borough Council

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News - February 2020

“It’s welcome but long overdue”: Council secures funding for scheme to improve disabled access at Billingham station

Thursday, February 27, 2020

A “long overdue” scheme to provide disabled access to Billingham railway station has moved a step closer.


Hotel on track for successful first year in Stockton

Tuesday, February 25, 2020

Stockton’s Hampton by Hilton hotel is approaching the end of its first full year of trading – and it’s got off to a flying start.


"Deal done": Council set to agree new long-stay car park for Yarm

Friday, February 21, 2020

Stockton-on-Tees Borough Council has struck a deal to lease a piece of land a stone’s throw from Yarm High Street for use as a new long-stay car park.


“Stop dithering!”: Council Leader renews calls for Government to bring an end to budget uncertainty

Wednesday, February 19, 2020

Stockton-on-Tees Borough Council’s Leader has called on the Government to “stop dithering” and tell local councils how they will be funded beyond 2021.


Harry Potter, Go Climb! and Air Trail: 6 activities to enjoy this half-term

Friday, February 14, 2020

An action-packed week of fun activities is in store for children and families during February half-term.


“It’s cheaper and greener”: New office buildings proposed for Stockton-on-Tees Borough Council staff

Thursday, February 13, 2020

Money saving proposals to replace Stockton-on-Tees Borough Council’s 10 office buildings with two offices for all its staff will be considered by councillors next week.


Plans unveiled for Stockton town centre after “massive response” to public consultation

Thursday, February 13, 2020

The Castlegate Shopping Centre and Swallow Hotel are set to be demolished as part of bold plans to tackle Stockton’s empty shops and open up the town to the river.


CLOSED: Problem house at centre of drug dealing, fighting and vandalism

Friday, February 07, 2020

A drugs den which left neighbours feeling “intimidated”, “isolated” and fearful of being “victims of violence” has been shut down.


New beginnings! Praise for Council’s apprenticeship scheme

Friday, February 07, 2020

Stockton-on-Tees Borough Council’s apprenticeship scheme has earned regional recognition.


Northfield 'continues to be a good school', says Ofsted inspectors

Tuesday, February 04, 2020

A Billingham school is celebrating after maintaining its ‘Good’ rating from Ofsted, but is “far from complacent”.