Stockport News



CELEBRATING 50 YEARS IN MUSIC

Fri 19th December 2014 3.31PM

LEGENDARY folk and protest singer Julie Felix is appearing at The Midway Folk Club, Stockport on Monday, December 8, in the year that marks her 50th in music. Julie'...

DISCOVER THE MAGIC OF CHRISTMAS IN STOCKPORT

Fri 19th December 2014 3.24PM

EXCITING events, festive markets, free parking and late night shopping are just some of the great things on offer in Stockport this Christmas. Shoppers can find ever...

ACADEMY RAISES 700 FOR CANCER SUPPORT

Wed 17th December 2014 4.36PM

HURRICANE Gonzalo couldn't dampen the spirits when over 300 people turned out for Stockport Academy's latest coffee evening, helping raise funds for Macmillan Cancer Support....

NEW FREE SCHOOL PLAN GOES TO GOVERNMENT

Wed 17th December 2014 4.25PM

PROPOSALS for a new primary school in Heaton Norris, Stockport have been submitted to the Department for Education. St James Independent School has submitted an appl...

ARTIST NOMINATED FOR LIFE AFTER STROKE AWARD

Tue 16th December 2014 4.21PM

STOCKPORT artist, Angela Cater, has celebrated a landmark day. As well as it being the third anniversary of the major stroke that led to her having to leave her job,...

PERFECT PICKLES FOR GREEN SPACE GROWERS

Tue 16th December 2014 4.12PM

STOCKPORT Homes' customers enjoyed a fun chutney making session at Bridgehall Community Centre. The session was run as part of Stockport Homes' Green and Edible proj...

More funding for Life Leisure

Wed 10th December 2014 4.06PM

FOLLOWING a hugely successful pilot programme, Life Leisure who run sports and leisure centres across Stockport and are committed to encouraging local people to get more active, ha...

Harriers win once in a lifetime trip to Ethiopia

Wed 10th December 2014 3.29PM

ONE of the North West's most popular running clubs, Stockport Harriers, has claimed the grand prize in this year's Great Club Challenge, supported by England Athletics.

EXCHANGE WINS RECYCLING AWARD

Tue 9th December 2014 5.05PM

STOCKPORT Exchange, one of the Council's major regeneration projects, has won a national environmental award. CBRE, Managing Agents for Grand Central and B&M Waste S...

Optician helps school children put safety first

Tue 9th December 2014 4.39PM

A STOCKPORT optician has pledged to help keep local school children safe by donating high visibility vests to primary schools. Children at Lane End School were prese...

DESHNA SCOOPS NATIONAL PRIZE

Mon 8th December 2014 4.27PM

CHEADLE schoolgirl Deshna Shah, who attends Withington Girls' School, has won a prestigious science and art prize in a national competition. Deshna, who is in Year ...

Queen presents OBE to nurse

Mon 8th December 2014 3.15PM

A STEPPING Hill Hospital nurse has been presented with her OBE by the Queen at Buckingham Palace Gill Clarke of Mile End in Stockport, has been bestowed with the hon...

Council backs Dry January campaign

Fri 5th December 2014 1.35PM

STOCKPORT Council is supporting Alcohol Concern's 2015 Dry January campaign. The Dry January campaign has been launched during this year's Alcohol Awareness Week. Ne...

STUDENTS RECEIVE ANTI-BULLYING AWARD

Fri 5th December 2014 1.23PM

THE selfless efforts of a group of Stockport Academy students has earned them the prestigious Diana Award for anti-bullying. The award - a lasting memorial to the me...

MUM TURNS TODDLER INTO A FLU FIGHTER

Thu 4th December 2014 5.12PM

PARENTS of two, three and four year olds are being urged to protect them from flu this winter. Two, three and four year olds are in an 'at risk' category this year a...

NEW FREE SCHOOL PLAN GOES TO GOVERNMENT

Thu 4th December 2014 5.09PM

PROPOSALS for a new primary school in Heaton Norris, Stockport have been submitted to the Department for Education. St James Independent School has submitted an appl...

MP backs fair deal campaign for pubs

Wed 3rd December 2014 5.09PM

LOCAL MP Mark Hunter has added his support to a "market rent only" cross party amendment to the Small Business Bill that would deliver a fair deal for local pub company pubs in his...

TALENTED PETS SET FOR REPEAT SHOW

Wed 3rd December 2014 4.58PM

MY Pets Got Talent was such a popular attraction at Romiley Young Farmers Show that it is likely to be repeated in 2015. There was a variety of pet acts, mainly cani...

MUSICAL FAMILY FUN DAY SUCCESS

Tue 2nd December 2014 2.50PM

CHILDREN and parents tried a range of musical instruments at Stockport Council's Music Service's family fun day. Children attending the event also sang a selection o...

FESTIVAL OF FLOWERS PLAN

Tue 2nd December 2014 2.43PM

STOCKPORT Council run Air Raid Shelters is commemorating the 100th anniversary of WWI and other conflicts with a Festival of Flowers. Local flower clubs and groups, ...

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