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News: Stockton Borough Council

Stockton parents reminded to get their school applications in on time

MUCH MISSED: David Coleman

Tributes paid to former deputy leader of Stockton council who has died

DEFENCES: The Lustrum Beck in Hartburn, that burst its banks after heavy rainfall.

Residents urged to call into flood defence drop-in session

LETTER: Parents informed children can no longer use school buses

School bus service dropped for paying pupils

Cllr Bob Cook

Hundreds more jobs expected to go at Stockton Borough Council


Concern over £960,000 cut to Stockton's public health budget

FINED: Landlord fined for breaching rules

Stockton landlord fined for failing to obtain proper licence

Stockton Borough Council Election Results

Bob Cook, Labour, leader of Stockton Borough Council

Labour take overall control of Stockton Borough Council

BEACON LIT: Jack Chapman from Fairfield lights a commemorative beacon Pic: Dave Charnley

Veterans lead VE Day commemorations in Stockton

CHILDREN'S RIGHTS: Cllr Steve Walmsley

MP criticised for asking neighbours of children home to report to him


New guide for private landlords launched in Stockton in effort to improve standards

Young politicians' achievements in Stockton outlined in 'end of term' report


Blow for Yarm's Save Our Pub campaign as Stockton officers recommend shop conversion plan

Campaign to register voters in Stockton before General Election

UNDER INVESTIGATION: Councillor Andrew Sherris, of Stockton Borough Council, who is being investigated by his party over claims he failed to pay his council tax

Councillor suspended for failing to pay council tax on second home


Stockton tax-payers face another increase in council tax

COMBINED AUTHORITY: From left, Middlesbrough mayor Ray Mallon, Redcar and Cleveland Council leader George Dunning, Tees Valley Unlimited managing director Stephen Catchpole, Darlington leader Bill Dixon, Stockton leader Bob Cook and Hartlepool leader Chri

Tees Valley councils to press ahead with plans for combined authority after public backing

Roundabout works due to start to ease congestion

Roundabout works due to start to ease congestion

COMBINED: From left, Middlesbrough mayor Ray Mallon, Redcar and Cleveland Council leader George Dunning, Tees Valley Unlimited managing director Stephen Catchpole, Darlington leader Bill Dixon, Stockton leader Bob Cook and Hartlepool leader Christoper Ake

What will new Tees Valley authority do for us?

BUSES: A trial bus service is up and running for Port Clarence residents

Community bus service on the move


Stockton Council bids to keep Government cash after underspend

Dementia sufferers and carers can now get books on the condition from Stockton Council's libraries

Dementia books on prescription at Stockton

Stockton Borough Council brands benefit sanctions as "cynical" and call on Government for urgent review

LAND ROW: Joe Gaskin Contractors start work last year on an area of land in Low Lane, Ingleby Barwick, where the new school is to be built

Controversial plan for 550 new homes to be built by a Free School rejected by Eric Pickles. Developer refuses to rule out legal challenge.

An artist's impression of the new square being created by Stockton Town Hall as part of a £20m refurbishment

Final stage of refurbishment of Stockton High Street is under way

VOTE: Councillor Steve Walmsley, leader of Thornaby Independents

People of Thornaby to be asked if they want to leave Stockton council in poll in coming weeks


New library to open in Billingham

Stockton residents worried about how to pay for Christmas warned to avoid loan sharks

Councils band together to fight saturation of High Streets by betting shops

CHEAPER BILLS: Members of Hartlepool Council Customer Service Centre staff Sarah Stephenson (left) and Demi Muncaster who are urging people to sign up.

Chance to reduce your household bills

An aerial view of where 340 new houses could be built off Harrowgate Lane in Stockton

Stockton council to consider yet another large housing development application

Young entrepreneurs aged nine to 11 at Billingham Community Centre to take part in the Bright Ideas challenge.Picture by Dave Charnley

Young entrepreneurs in Stockton make jam for tomorrow

Stockton Council’s Head of Regeneration and Economic Development and member of Stockton Town Team, Richard Poundford, High Street Minister Penny Mordaunt MP and Joanna Wake of Raw Marketing and a member of Stockton Town Team outside the Rediscover Stock

Minister gives seal of approval to Stockton town centre improvements

Not enough new homes built

Stockton council fails to demonstrate enough homes will be built for expected demand


Campaign against rogue cold callers launched in Stockton

FIREWORK DISPLAY: Last year's council organised event at Stockton

Warning issued following reports fireworks are being sold illegally in Stockton

Acklam Grange School in Middlesbrough

Schools target child sexual exploitation

Preston Hall in Preston Park, in Eaglescliffe, where a refurbished car park will be built and a new footbridge could be built

Multi-million pound leisure improvements for South Stockton approved


Stockton council cuts back on leading committee posts to save £40,000 cash

LEARNING THEIR LINES: The wrong yellow lines in Stockton town centre. Picture: STUART BOULTON

Struggling Stockton shopkeepers say they face yet more lost trade, this time due to "the wrong yellow lines" error

POLL DECISION: Cabinet says no to Yarm Hambleton move

Set back for 'Yarm for Yorkshire' campaign


New plans for site of Billingham's former ICI building

Stockton Council's Reuben Kench with Yarm Branch Librarian Ivan Limon looking at plans to refurbish the library.   Picture by Dave Charnley

New look for Yarm library


Yarm leaving Stockton for Yorkshire back on the agenda

BEST PLACE TO LIVE:  The borough of Stockton has been named the sixth best place to live in the UK by the Daily Telegraph. Pictured is the exclusive Wynyard estate, Picture: TOM BANKS

Stockton named sixth best place to live in the country

Councillor Steve Walmsley, leader of the Thornaby Independents

Flurry of complaints against councillor in 'bigot' slur row


Blog blasts council for wasting tax payers' money

PLANTING OUT: Defence secretary Philip Hammond planted a sunflower at Preston Park earlier this year to mark the centenary. From left Marin Callaghan MEP, James Wharton MP, Philip Hammond MP and Preston Park senior gardener Keith Hugill. Picture: ANDY LAM

Museum marks centenary of First World War with emotive exhibition

Stockton’s councillors have approved a cabinet recommendation that the existing process to earmark land for caravans in the borough be sent back to the drawing board.

Stockton Council goes back to drawing board on plans for Gypsy sites

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