News - October 2021

Back with a bang! Fireworks 2021: Your need-to-know guide

Friday, October 29, 2021

Our hugely popular fireworks display is set to return on Sunday 7 November.


“Vital” financial support proposed for the Borough’s vulnerable families this winter

Friday, October 29, 2021

Vulnerable families across the Borough will be given “vital” extra financial support under proposals from Stockton-on-Tees Borough Council this winter.


Council another step closer to delivering new long-stay parking site in Yarm

Wednesday, October 27, 2021

Another parking option in Yarm is moving a step closer to fruition with work at a site off the town’s West Street gearing up.


Free activities and meals being delivered for eligible children this half-term

Wednesday, October 27, 2021

Free holiday activities and meals are being delivered for eligible children across the Stockton-on-Tees Borough this October half-term.


Council welcomes £20million Levelling Up funding for Yarm town centre and Preston Park but shares disappointment as Billingham misses out

Wednesday, October 27, 2021

A £20million cash boost for Yarm town centre and Preston Park has been welcomed by the Council’s leader, but there is huge disappointment as Billingham misses out on this major transformational funding.


£400,000 for extra road resurfacing and patching work in the Borough – here’s where it’s being spent

Monday, October 25, 2021

An extra 26 streets in the Borough will benefit from road resurfacing or patching work this financial year.


Nominations now open for Mayor of Stockton-on-Tees’ Civic Awards: Here’s what you need to know

Friday, October 22, 2021

Unsung heroes from across Stockton-on-Tees can be put forward for a Mayor’s Civic Award as nominations for the 2021/22 awards are now open.


“We want people to feel safe”: Plans to step up anti-social behaviour enforcement in the Borough’s town centres

Thursday, October 21, 2021

Aggressive begging and obstructive parking will be among the problems targeted under Council plans to boost its enforcement presence in the Borough’s town centres.


Borough landmarks to be lit red in support of anti-racism campaign

Wednesday, October 20, 2021

Newport Bridge and Stockton’s town centre and riverside will be lit up red in support of Show Racism the Red Card this Friday (October 22).


Group of flats described as “blight on the area” is CLOSED

Tuesday, October 19, 2021

A group of flats at the centre of behaviour which left neighbours too afraid to leave the house and suffering from sleepless nights has been shut down.


Have you applied for your child's secondary school place?

Monday, October 18, 2021

Parents and carers across Stockton-on-Tees are being reminded to submit their application for a secondary school place before the deadline on Sunday 31 October.


"We must tackle these unfair differences" - Ambitious strategy to reduce inequalities across the Borough agreed by Cabinet

Friday, October 15, 2021

A strategy setting out an aspirational vision for reducing inequality across Stockton-on-Tees over the next ten years was agreed by Cabinet yesterday (Thursday 14 October).


Vision for adult social care to be considered by councillors

Tuesday, October 12, 2021

A new social care strategy aimed at ensuring adults in Stockton-on-Tees are supported to live as independently as possible will be considered by councillors this week.


Host of businesses to relocate into Wellington Square in next step of Stockton town centre plans

Monday, October 11, 2021

A number of national and independent businesses are to relocate to Wellington Square in Stockton in the coming weeks as part of the Council’s plans to demolish and redevelop the Castlegate Centre site


Santa on Wheels is coming back to Stockton-on-Tees! Seven exciting events to enjoy this autumn and winter

Monday, October 11, 2021

The weather is turning colder but there’s plenty on the horizon to encourage you to head out and enjoy some of the superb events coming up across Stockton-on-Tees.


IB Leisure officially opened by Baroness Grey-Thompson DBE

Saturday, October 9, 2021

Ingleby Barwick’s £14million facility for health and fitness, IB Leisure, was officially opened today (Saturday 9 October).


Scheme launches to help keep the Borough’s homes warm this winter

Tuesday, October 5, 2021

A scheme to ensure some of the Borough’s most vulnerable residents have warm homes this winter has been launched.


Halloween Spooky Walk tickets now on sale

Tuesday, October 5, 2021

Are you brave enough to join in the fun this year at Preston Park Museum and Grounds’ Halloween Spooky Walk?


"It could be the best decision you make this year": Smokers in the Borough urged to sign up to 'Stoptober'

Friday, October 1, 2021

Smokers across the Borough are being urged to take part in ‘Stoptober’ this month.


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