Borough of Stockton-on-Tees
The Borough of Stockton -on-Tees is an administrative unit ( Unitary Authority) in North East England. The administrative headquarters is located in the town of Stockton -on-Tees; the Borough belongs to the region of North East England.
The principal town of the Borough is Stockton -on-Tees, more cities are Thornaby -on-Tees, Yarm, Billingham and Norton. Durham Tees Valley Airport is also within the Borough.
The core area of the borough originally belonged to the county of County Durham, who was lying across the river Tees part to Yorkshire. The local government reform in 1974, the Borough became part of the newly formed county of Cleveland. Since 1996 it is a unitary authority. For ceremonial occasions include a part of Stockton -on-Tees County Durham to another part to North Yorkshire.