Stockport News



SWEET MOMENT FOR FIRST GRADUATING APPRENTICE

Fri 5th February 2016 9.47AM

LIFE is sweet for newly-qualified engineer Tom Heppenstall. Tom, 23, from Heaton Chapel, is the first of Manchester jam and spread manufacturer Duerr’s engineering a...

APPRENTICES JOIN RELIEF ROAD TEAM

Mon 1st February 2016 12.45PM

SIX talented apprentices have been selected to join the A6 to Manchester Airport Relief Road team and launch their professional careers in construction. Chosen following a t...

Barry goes for the burn with 60 fundraising challenges

Mon 25th January 2016 9.43AM

VETERAN charity fundraiser Barry Thompson is planning another ambitious project to benefit young cancer patients at The Christie. The Stockport-based insurance director cele...

CHURCH CHARITY WINS GOLD AWARD

Wed 20th January 2016 11.11AM

THE Glo Trust, based in Offerton, is celebrating as they were awarded gold in their social action category at the prestigious Christian Funders’ Forum (CFF) awards ceremony. ...

Vicky’s cake baking hope

Mon 11th January 2016 11.09AM

A HOME baker from Stockport has been featured as one of the top entries in a national baking competition. Vicky Ashley, 55, baked a garden themed as her entry into N...

COUNCIL TAX SCAM WARNING

Fri 8th January 2016 3.25PM

STOCKPORT Council is warning consumers to be on their guard following complaints from residents who have been approached by scam businesses. The Council were contacted by a ...

DEAFBLIND DAN TAKES TO TRACK FOR SPONSORED RUN

Wed 6th January 2016 3.18PM

A DEAFBLIND schoolboy is running to raise £2,500 to take profoundly disabled classmates on school trips. Daniel Snee, aged 16, is a student at the Royal School Manchester in...

Community groups get Christmas cash

Mon 4th January 2016 11.47AM

THE Stockport public came together at Bridgehall to celebrate a Christmas-themed Community Count event that saw Stockport Homes award over £6,000 funding to 11 local community grou...

STARS AWARDS CELEBRATES ACHIEVEMENTS OF TEENAGERS

Tue 29th December 2015 1.18PM

STOCKPORT Council celebrated the achievements of its young people at the Stockport Young Stars Awards event at the Town Hall. Organised by the Council’s 14 &...

Celebrating Sons and Daughters campaign

Wed 16th December 2015 9.37AM

STOCKPORT Council held a special event to recognise and reward the important contribution made by sons and daughters of local foster carers as part of the national “Sons and Daught...

Iddon Joins TYCO BMW For 2016

Mon 7th December 2015 11.20AM

Stockport racer Christian Iddon has today (Monday 30th) been announced, at Motorcycle Live, as a TYCO BMW rider for the 2016 MCE British Superbike Championship, alongside Michael L...

17 FORGOTTEN HEROES ADDED TO THE KING'S WAR MEMORIAL

Mon 7th December 2015 11.19AM

King's School former pupils have remembered 17 of its forgotten heroes with a new memorial plaque to mark those lost in the First and Second World Wars whose names were about to va...

The Hotel Inspector is back for an exciting new series!

Thu 3rd December 2015 9.54AM

The Hotel Inspector is back for an exciting new series! Are you a hotelier, guest house or B&B proprietor in desperate need of a helping hand with business? Or perhaps you’v...

MULTI-MILLION POUND PLAN FOR GORSEY BANK

Mon 30th November 2015 10.07AM

THE former Gorsey Bank site in Cheadle Heath is to be transformed into a modern industrial park bringing new jobs and opportunities to Stockport. To be known as Auro...

D-DAY VETERAN HAROLD INSPIRES CHARITY CHOICE

Mon 30th November 2015 10.05AM

A 90-YEAR-OLD war veteran has inspired a Stockport transport firm to choose Francis House Children’s Hospice as its charity of the year – after an early morning dip at a 16th centu...

Become ‘undefeeted’ by diabetes

Thu 26th November 2015 1.29PM

Local people are being invited to learn about diabetic foot disease at a free public lecture next month. The talk, held at Macclesfield Hospital on Tuesday, Decemb...

Art Guild's annual exhibition and 'Selfie' competition

Thu 26th November 2015 1.28PM

This November Stockport Art Guild have incorporated a brand new twist into their annual exhibition at Stockport Art Gallery – they are inviting visitors to produce a portrait 'self...

Woodley Primary School Personal Message From International Rugby Player

Wed 25th November 2015 10.00AM

Woodley Primary School received two special messages from an international rugby union player during the 2015 World Cup. Ollie Devoto of Bath R.F.C. was a member of...

RESIDENTS WITH DIABETES URGED TO PROTECT THEMSELVES FROM THE FLU

Wed 25th November 2015 9.57AM

Stockport residents who have diabetes are being asked to take the flu jab, as having diabetes makes it harder to fight off the flu viruses. The flu virus can add stress to y...

CELEBRATE THE START OF THE FESTIVE SEASON AT THE VICTORIAN CHRISTMAS MARKET DAY

Mon 23rd November 2015 10.35AM

You would be mad to miss Stockports Victorian Christmas Market on Saturday 28th November, 10am-4pm hosted in Stockports beautiful Historic Market Place. Come along and enjo...

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