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|Safeway update||Safeway Ingleby Barwickstore & petrol station will close on Sunday 6 November 2004 The store will reopen as Tesco on Monday 6 December 2004|
Safeway Yarm has been sold to Somerfield. Closing & re-opening dates not yet known.
Safeway Stokesley will remain as a Morrison's store
|Ingleby Barwick Safeway||Safeway in Ingleby Barwick will shut its doors for the last time at 18:00 Saturday 6 November 2004. Will there be bargains as stocks of items not normally sold at Morrisons stores are run down? |
It is not certain when it will re-open as a Tesco. But it would not make good business sense to delay the opening and miss the pre Christmas surge in buying.
Will it be a Tesco Extra open for 24 hours per day?
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|14/07/2004||Bargain book sale |
LIBRARIES in Stockton Borough are holding a number of book sales this Month.
Starting on Saturday, July 17, Yarm Library will be having a book sale and Thornaby Central Library will be having an audio sale of CDs and books on tape.
Then on Monday, July 26, the Roseberry and Norton Libraries will be holding book sales. All of these sales will last for a week.
Emma Shields, Community Libraries Officer for Stockton Council, said: "There are many bargains to be had from these sales and they are perfect for buying cheap holiday reads so come along and get reading."
|14/07/2004||Take a ride at Ridewell 2004 |
GET out and about this weekend with the latest in the series of guided cycle rides, organised by Stockton Council's Road Safety Team.
The ride will take place on Sunday, 18th July, starting from Preston Park - the venue for Ridewell 2004 - the North East's biggest two-wheeler festival.
The free Ridewell event runs from 10am until 5pm.
People wanting to take part in the guided cycle ride are asked to meet at the Road Safety tent at 10am.
The ride will take in a historical tour of Yarm and Eaglescliffe and will take around one and half to two hours. Led by experienced riders, the route is suitable for most abilities. Under 16s must be accompanied by an adult.
For more details contact the Road Safety team on (01642) 526736.
|14/07/2004||Specialist status for Conyers School
STAFF, Students and Governors at Conyers School, Green Lane, Yarm are delighted at being awarded the prestigious specialist status for Maths and Computing.|
To achieve the status, the school, which has 1,375 11-18 year old students, has devised a four year development plan and raised more than £50,000 including a major sponsorship from Oracle, the world’s leading supplier of software for information management.
The status will enable the school to develop particular expertise in the teaching and learning of mathematics, computing and ICT. This will be shared across the community of Stockton secondary schools, partner primary schools and will provide new opportunities for community learning.
John Morgan, Head Teacher at Conyers School, said: “We are delighted to become Stockton’s Maths and Computing Specialist College and are looking forward to providing an innovative lead in teaching and learning in these most important subjects.
“A huge amount of hard work by staff and students has been rewarded and we will be using the extra money to enhance the education opportunities not only for our own students, but for the wider community.”
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