Take That, Stockton

September 26, 2018 no comments

Like much of the rest of the region we were beside ourselves with excitement to hear that the nation’s pre-eminent middle aged man band Take That will be returning to Teesside to play at The Riverside Stadium, home of Middlesbrough FC. Returning? Yes indeed, because, as is customary, Stockton got… Read Full Story

The Stocktonian Magazine

July 20, 2018 no comments

After months of hard work from our digital heritage volunteers we’re delighted to announce the newest addition to our online resources. Our Stocktonian School Magazine collection spans almost a century and is a trove of information about the pupils who attended Stockton Secondary School, and later Grangefield, over the years. … Read Full Story

Shakespeare via Stockton

April 5, 2018 no comments

Last Saturday, having no doubt enjoyed one too many Easter eggs, some of you might have thought it a good time to settle down in front of the television for three hours of Elizabethan revenge tragedy.  BBC2 broadcast a live recording of the acclaimed Almeida Theatre production of Hamlet, starring… Read Full Story

Farewell to a legend

October 6, 2017 no comments

October 2017 has seen the loss of one of Stockton & Norton’s most well-known, and also much-loved, characters. Mr. Robert Harbron, known simply as Bob, was a local historian. But he was not just a local historian, he was Norton and Stockton’s most passionate and knowledgeable supporter of their heritage.  Bob… Read Full Story