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Stockton-on-Tees Borough Council

Big plans, bright future

Awards to Stockton Council

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Friday 1st April 2016 marks 20 years since Stockton on Tees Borough Council came into existence.

Many things have changed and numerous achievements have been made – take a look back at the highlights from the last 2 decades: Stockton-on-Tees Borough Council, The story of our life.



Our residents are at the heart of everything we do and this had been recognised by achieving a number of achievements and awards.

Here's a few of which we're particularly proud:

  • Customer Service Excellence 2016
  • Great British High Street 2016 - Rising Star Award
  • Best health and well-being initiative 2016 by APSE
  • National Urban Design Awards 2016 - Stockton High Street Regeneration
  • Best Community and Neighborhood Initiative - APSE 2015 for the Positively Stockton-on-Tees campaign
  • Customer Service Excellence Award 2013
  • UK Housing Awards - Strategic Local Authority of the Year 2013
  • Best Ever School Results - 2012
  • Investor in People Re-Accreditation 2012
  • National Training Award 2012
  • Most enterprising place in NE-Enterprising Britain 2011
  • Best Ever Adults Inspection- 2010
  • Council of the Year 2010 by APSE / shortlisted 2014 and 2015
  • Entente Florale ‘Gold’ 2010
  • Winter Resilience – not one bin missed
  • 'Best City' winner at Northumbria in Bloom ten years' running