Join us in the Cafe in the Park and The Community Hub for a fun filled spooky evening.

Saturday 31st October, 5pm to 8pm

Prizes for the spookiest costumes
For more information, call us on 01642 551171 or 01642 532944

New Chairman and Vice Chairman

At the AGM held on Tuesday 23rd May 2017 Councillor Sheila Smart was elected as Chairman to Billingham Town Council and Councillor Michelle Bendelow as Vice Chairman for the Council year 2017/18.

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Notice Polling District Review 2014

Stockton on Tees Borough Council is conducting a review of polling districts and polling places as required by the Electoral Registration and Administration Act 2013.

The Returning Officer for Stockton on Tees will also comment on the current arrangements and those comments will be made available shortly on the Council’s website and at the Municipal Buildings, Church Road, Stockton.

Comments are also invited from electors, and other interested parties, including people or organisations with expertise in access for persons with any type of disability on any aspect of polling districts and/or polling  places currently used and on any representation made by the Returning Officer. The Council would particularly welcome suggestions for alternative places that may be used as polling stations.

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Tees Credit Union Opens New Collection Point

TEES Credit Union (TCU) is opening a new collection point in Billingham, making it even easier for residents to take advantage of their community bank.

TCU will be in the Town Centre at Billingham Food Bank every Thursday from 10 July 4-6 West Precinct from 11am until noon.

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Appointment of New Chairman and Vice Chairman to Billingham Town Council

At our Annual General Meeting held on Tuesday 27th May 2014, our new Chairman and Vice Chairman were elected.

Councillor Colin Pollard was elected to stand as Chairman to Billingham Town Council for 2014/15.

Councillor Helen Atkinson was elected to stand as Vice Chairman to Billingham Town Council for 2014/15.

The Town Council wish both Colin and Helen well for the ensuring year  in their Chairmanship.

Our thanks go to Councillor Ray McCall for the hard work and commitment he has given to Billingham Town Council during the past year in his role as Chairman.

Precept Increase: What does it mean?

I've heard about a precept increase. What exactly does that mean?


You may have heard about the increase in the precept.  We wanted to explain in more detail exactly what it means and how it affects you.

What is a precept?

A precept is a component of your council tax that is redistributed to other authorities.

In the case of Billingham, the tax you pay is split between Stockton Borough Council, Cleveland Police Authority, Cleveland Fire Authority and Billingham Town Council.

The amount you pay depends on the band that your property is assessed to be in.

Regardless of what band your property is in, the percentages that the council tax is distributed remains the same.

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Traditional Christmas Event

We would like to say a huge thank you to everybody who contributed and came along to our Traditional Christmas event on Saturday 13th December 2014.

Please let us know what you thought of the event by clicking here to fill out a short survey.