Have a read of my article in The Guardian about Stockton's nomination for the 'Crap Towns Returns' book and why it is important we defend the reputation of this great town.
You can also follow the campaign on Facebook. Let us know what you love about Stockton-on-Tees!
We had a bit of fun making this video featuring some of the great locations across the borough and some personal reflections from Stockton residents. Enjoy!