Stockport News



BACK TO BACHARACH comes to STOCKPORT – Plaza on Friday 13th January 2017!

Thu 8th December 2016 1.03PM

BACK TO BACHARACH celebrates the magical music of Burt Bacharach, one of the most accomplished popular composers of the 20th Century, who toget...

START PLANNING FOR THE GARDENING YEAR AHEAD

Thu 8th December 2016 9.22AM

It may be cold outside but there is plenty of gardening you can do with your feet up inside at this time of year. Now is the best time to see the overall structure and shape of ...

Plaza volunteers bare all for charity

Wed 7th December 2016 12.01PM

EARLIER this year, the award winning Stockport Plaza volunteers bared all in true ‘Calendar Girls’ style for a 2017 fundraising calendar in aid of the ongoing maintenance and resto...

VOLUNTEER’S WORK REWARDED WITH BRITISH EMPIRE MEDAL

Wed 7th December 2016 11.52AM

A LONG-SERVING volunteer has been presented with a British Empire Medal in recognition of his inspirational work with young children. Stockport resident Arthur Cross was pre...

Abandoned flats were set alight

Wed 7th December 2016 11.40AM

ARSONISTS deliberately set fire to an abandoned block of flats in Stockport. Firefighters were called to the four-storey building on Covent Garden which it is believed was b...

Danny turns life around thanks to sports trust

Wed 30th November 2016 2.50PM

FATHER-of-two Danny Drayson has transformed his life, going from unemployed to Senior Fitness Coach, thanks to a training scheme offered by Life Leisure. Danny, who grew up...

Mixed emotions for Spencer as he leaves Edgeley Park

Wed 30th November 2016 2.27PM

COUNTY striker Scott Spencer is leaving the Hatters in order to get more game time elsewhere in the National League North. But Spencer says he departs Edgeley Park ...

Food and Drink awards winners are celebrated

Wed 23rd November 2016 1.32PM

STOCKPORT’S Foodie Friday and Heatons Hops are celebrating after being crowned winners at the Manchester Food and Drink awards. Celebrating the best of food and drink from a...

Linguists are word perfect...

Wed 23rd November 2016 1.06PM

TALENTED linguists from The Manchester Grammar School performed exceptionally at this year’s International Vocab Express Championships, setting new records for the School. A...

STUDENTS CONQUER SNOWDON FOR CHARITY

Wed 9th November 2016 2.08PM

A GROUP of intrepid students at Stockport Academy scaled Wales’ highest peak, raising over £1,700 in the process. The 50-strong group of Year 11s made the journey wi...

UNION J TO HEADLINE FESTIVE SWITCH-ON

Mon 7th November 2016 10.03AM

FORMER stars of The X Factor, Union J will headline this year’s Christmas lights switch-on at Merseyway shopping centre, Stockport, on Wednesday, November 16. Fans of the f...

Best of British Charity Concert raises over £1,300

Wed 2nd November 2016 10.28AM

Vernon Building Society’s Best of British brass band concert raised £1,360 for local charities Stockport Foodbank and the Furniture Station, both based in Hazel Grove.

TOWN CENTRE CELBRATES AS TRANSFORMATION CONTINUES

Tue 4th October 2016 10.37AM

THIS summer has seen new restaurants, cafés, shops and an art gallery open their doors for the first time across Stockport, as the town centre continues to go from strength to stre...

NEW HEALTHY LIFESTYLE SERVICES TO LAUNCH IN STOCKPORT

Mon 26th September 2016 3.33PM

Stockport people wanting to become healthier will have a new range of services to access from this weekend. Starting from this Saturday (1st October), anyone wanting to feel...

TOWN CENTRE OPENINGS CELEBRATED AS STOCKPORT'S TRANSFORMATION CONTINUES

Fri 23rd September 2016 11.03AM

Summer 2016 has seen new restaurants, cafés, shops and an art gallery open their doors for the first time across Stockport, as the town centre continues to go from strength to stre...

Golden girl Kate gets civic praise

Wed 21st September 2016 10.20AM

GOLDEN girl Kate Richardson-Walsh and the rest of the GB Women’s Hockey team have been personally congratulated by Stockport Council. Cllr Alex Ganotis, Leader at Stockport ...

COUNCIL LEADER PAYS TRIBUTE AS LOCAL BAND HITS No1 SPOT

Mon 19th September 2016 10.22AM

STOCKPORT Council Leader Cllr Alex Ganotis has paid tribute to Stockport band Blossoms after they hit No 1 with their debut album. The five-piece released their debut album ...

STOCKPORT QUIETEST NOISY NEIGHBOURS

Thu 15th September 2016 10.20AM

Noise nuisance table reveals winners and losers across Greater Manchester Newly commissioned research has revealed there were more than 11,000 noise nuisance complai...

Stockport officers move back into stations

Thu 15th September 2016 10.04AM

Police officers in Stockport will once again be based out of four sites across the borough as GMP continues to develop the way that they work and reinforce their commitment to focu...

RECYCLE WEEK: THE UNUSUAL SUSPECTS

Mon 12th September 2016 3.19PM

Recycle Week; a national campaign running from 12th to 18th September focuses this year on ‘The Unusual Suspects’. During Recycle Week, Stockport Council is encouraging resi...

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