D-Day 80th Anniversary – Thursday 6th June

To mark this historic anniversary there was a blessing at the Thornaby Cenotaph read by Father John Swinhoe to remember those who served and were fallen during this conflict. Thornaby then joined in with towns around the UK and lit a beacon outside the Thornaby Town Hall at 9.15pm as part of the Countries commemoration.

Wilfred Littleboy Plaque

Glenn Eastick and Tracy Eastick behind the Wilfred Littleboy plaque

Thornaby Town Council has erected a plaque in Littleboy Park dedicated to the memory of Lieutenant Wilfred Evelyn Littleboy, 16th Battalion, Royal Warwickshire Regiment who died on Tuesday 9 October 1917. Age 21. Thanks to Cllr Steve Walmsley for the research and Town Clerk Pamela Danks for working with GT Signs to finalise the display. […]

Thornaby Trails – Volunteers sought

Over recent years the Council has worked with various partners to develop a trail around the periphery of Thornaby. The trail connects areas of woodland, the River Tees, local nature reserves, permissive and public rights of way together, approximately 7 miles in total. The route can be picked up at various points across the town […]