News - July 2021

“We must stay cautious” message as whole of North East is made an “Enhanced Response Area” by Government

Friday, July 23, 2021

The whole of the North East has been named as an “Enhanced Response Area” by the Government due to the rise of Coronavirus (COVID-19) cases across the region.


Excitement grows around Stockton Waterfront development with new plans announced for community facilities

Thursday, July 22, 2021

Exciting plans to reshape the development of Council facilities have been announced, including the development of a new leisure centre alongside a new library, customer service and register office building on the Stockton Waterfront site, as well as the opportunity to purchase Dunedin House as Council headquarters.


Stockton's Enterprise Arcade praised in report about the importance of independent businesses to the high street's future

Monday, July 19, 2021

Stockton’s Enterprise Arcade has won praise in a national report about how independent retail businesses have survived the COVID-19 pandemic.


Bin collections go fortnightly and green waste collections suspended in temporary move as COVID isolations hit

Monday, July 19, 2021

Weekly household waste collections will be moved to fortnightly for most of the Borough’s households in temporary changes taking effect from tomorrow (July 20).


Cabinet agrees plans to tackle food poverty across Stockton-on-Tees Borough

Friday, July 16, 2021

Plans to help more people across Stockton-on-Tees put a healthy meal on their table were approved by Councillors yesterday (July 15).


SIRF cancelled as Council Leader urges caution amid “rocketing” COVID rates

Friday, July 16, 2021

Update on Stockton-on-Tees Borough Council’s response to Coronavirus (COVID-19) from the Council’s Leader, Councillor Bob Cook.


Council agrees £15,000 funding for Eid Fusion Festival

Thursday, July 15, 2021

A fast-growing summer festival has been handed a £15,000 boost in the form of a grant from Stockton-on-Tees Borough Council.


Free energy efficiency home improvements are on offer across the Borough – here’s all you need to know

Thursday, July 15, 2021

Residents across the Stockton-on-Tees Borough can benefit from free energy efficiency improvements worth up to £10,000.


Swimming, climbing and Air Trail: free holiday activities on offer for eligible children across the Borough

Friday, July 9, 2021

Eligible children across the Stockton-on-Tees Borough can enjoy a range of free holiday activities this summer.


First free tickets draw winners get exclusive look inside Stockton Globe

Friday, July 9, 2021

Some of the lucky winners of the first ever Globe Free Tickets Draw visited the venue this week to claim their prize and be treated to a behind-the-scenes tour.


Clear majority in response to consultation shapes future location for Stockton Market

Wednesday, July 7, 2021

Stockton’s outdoor market is set move to the north end of the High Street after a consultation with traders, businesses and visitors found there was a clear majority for it to be positioned in this future location.


Permanent road closure set to pave way for major expansion at FUJIFILM Diosynth Biotechnologies bio-campus

Monday, July 5, 2021

Roadworks are set to get under way in Billingham as the expansion of the FUJIFILM Diosynth Biotechnologies (FDB) site steps up a gear.


“Stick to the rules” plea ahead of England game this weekend

Friday, July 2, 2021

Football fans have been urged to enjoy the England game safely this weekend.


Yarm School access works to get under way

Friday, July 2, 2021

Work to create a new three-way traffic signal-controlled access to Yarm School is about to begin.


Markets, fireworks and festive fun: exciting events going ahead in the second half of 2021

Thursday, July 1, 2021

Events are set to return to Stockton-on-Tees for the first time since the coronavirus pandemic first locked down the country in March 2020.


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