News - September 2021

Stockton-on-Tees Borough Council welcomes dozens of new apprentices

Thursday, September 30, 2021

ICT technicians, cooks and care workers are among the dozens of apprentices who have taken up their posts with Stockton-on-Tees Borough Council this month.

Chic Vintique returns to Stockton this Saturday

Wednesday, September 29, 2021

Vintage clothing, vinyl records, retro accessories, jewellery and collectables are all set to be on sale from a whole host of traders at Stockton’s popular Chic Vintique event.

Car dealer gets suspended prison sentence after misleading sales of insurance write-offs

Tuesday, September 28, 2021

A car salesman who conned customers into buying written off vehicles has been given a suspended prison sentence and ordered to pay compensation to his victims.

Royal opening for Stockton’s newly restored Globe

Tuesday, September 28, 2021

Stockton’s newly restored Globe was given its official opening by His Royal Highness The Duke of Gloucester, today (September 28).

Weeds blitz on Borough’s busiest roadsides

Friday, September 24, 2021

Council crews are stepping up their work to clear weeds, vegetation and litter on the Borough’s busiest routes.

Temporary lights set for A1185 Seal Sands Link Road as essential bridges maintenance gets under way

Wednesday, September 22, 2021

Temporary traffic lights will be in place on a section of the A1185 Seal Sands Link Road from next week as essential maintenance work on two bridges gets under way.

Drainage works underway at Thornaby and Durham Road cemeteries

Tuesday, September 21, 2021

Work to solve drainage and accessibility issues at Thornaby and Durham Road cemeteries is progressing well.

Innovative 'rubber road' resurfaces Stockton-on-Tees street

Tuesday, September 21, 2021

A state-of-the-art rubber-modified asphalt surface has been laid at a Stockton-on-Tees street.

Archaeological dig to take place in Tennant Square as part of Townscape Heritage Project

Monday, September 20, 2021

A rare archaeological excavation is set to take place in Stockton’s Tennant Square as part of the Northern Gateway Townscape Heritage scheme and volunteers are wanted to take part.

All aboard for Stockton and Darlington Railway Specialist Market

Monday, September 20, 2021

A specialist railway-themed market is heading to Stockton town centre this weekend as part of celebrations to mark the 196 birthday of the Stockton and Darlington Railway.

Change to environmental weight limit in Port Clarence

Friday, September 17, 2021

A change to the road network in Port Clarence to reduce the volume of commercial vehicles travelling on A1046 Port Clarence Road will come into effect from Monday 27 September.

Council’s cemetery and crematorium service named UK’s best

Monday, September 13, 2021

Stockton-on-Tees Borough Council has scooped a national award for its cemetery and crematorium service.

Stockton's new Iceland opens its doors in Wellington Square as part of town centre transition plans

Tuesday, September 7, 2021

National food retailer Iceland has opened its doors after relocating to larger premises in Stockton as part of exciting changes to the town centre.

Mosaics, mirrors and Morecambe & Wise! Ten heritage features to look out for in the newly-restored Globe

Friday, September 3, 2021

The Globe’s magnificent frontage and cavernous auditorium stole the show when the restoration of the iconic venue was revealed earlier this year.

Time to apply for your child's secondary school place? Here's what you need to know

Thursday, September 2, 2021

Parents and carers across Stockton-on-Tees are being encouraged to submit their child’s application for a place at secondary school.