Stockport News



On the bill

Fri 24th July 2015 4.19PM

JOHN McCullagh & The Escorts will be playing the Blackthorn Festival in Stockport on 24th July in their run of UK summer festival performances. Led by the astonishi...

Nominated for Skills Award

Fri 24th July 2015 3.46PM

STOCKPORT Homes has been named as a finalist in three categories for the Skills for Business awards. The winners will be announced at a ceremony at Lancashire County Cricket Club o...

YOUNG GOLFER CHASES HIS AMERICAN DREAM

Wed 22nd July 2015 9.48AM

Matthew wins big dollar scholarship SCHOOLBOY golfer Matthew Payne has won a stunning $128,000 free tuition scholarship from the Savannah College of Art and Design t...

Holly called up by GB

Wed 22nd July 2015 9.43AM

CHEADLE taekwondo athlete, Holly Kelly (13) has been selected to represent Great Britain at the Cadet European Championships in Strasbourg, France. The high kicking teen, who train...

MAGAZINE SCOOPS MEDIA PRIZE

Tue 21st July 2015 4.10PM

STOCKPORT social enterprise AuKids magazine is celebrating after scooping a media award at a star-studded ceremony in Manchester. The Prolific North Awards are the ...

Fathers in the frame

Tue 21st July 2015 4.04PM

FAMILIES in Stockport are being encouraged to enter their much loved dads in the Spectacle Wearer of the Year awards, a competition that celebrates glasses wearers nationwide.

Grove Stars shine with routine

Mon 20th July 2015 12.46PM

HAZELGrove High Schoolcheerleading squad, Grove Stars, lit up the Manchester Velodrome with a stellar performance, finishing third with their cheer routine at the UKCA National Sch...

The BIG Stockport run is back!

Mon 20th July 2015 12.41PM

LIFE Leisure's BIG Stockport Run is back for a fourth year and will be held on Sunday 20th September. The Big 10km run is aimed at runners of all abilities and entri...

All dressed up for charity

Fri 17th July 2015 12.17PM

BROADSTONE Mill Shopping Outlet have held their annual Charity Fashion Show. The show was staged within the Ladieswear Department of the shopping outlet in front of ...

Street dancers wanted to audition

Fri 17th July 2015 12.10PM

THE Printworks is inviting Stockport's street dancers to compete in its annual 'Street Dancer' competition, where talented hopefuls will perform in open auditions on Saturday 25th ...

A grand win

Fri 17th July 2015 12.04PM

ONE lucky Stockport Homes tenant could be celebrating a 'grand' win after the housing provider signed-up to a new national social housing rents campaign. The initiat...

MOCK UNITED NATIONS DEBATE

Thu 16th July 2015 11.17AM

EIGHTY young people from nine Stockport secondary schools took part in a mock United Nations (UN) debate, The event, organised by Stockport Council's Ethnic Diversi...

ACADEMY SETS STUDENTS ON ROAD TO SAFE DRIVING

Thu 16th July 2015 10.54AM

A DEMONSTRATION by firefighters that involved cutting a student out of a car using the 'jaws of life' was one of the highlights of a special day of events at Stockport Academy.

STUDENTS ROCK MUSIC FESTIVAL

Thu 16th July 2015 10.41AM

STUDENTS from 15 specialist education and support facilities across Greater Manchester and Cheshire united for the 13th annual Together Trust Music Festival at The Lowry's Quays Th...

GET READY, GET STEADY

Wed 15th July 2015 12.43PM

A NEW class designed specifically to help people who have suffered a fall or who don't feel steady on their feet has been launched by Life Leisure in partnership with Stockport Cou...

Council will buy Edgeley Park

Wed 15th July 2015 11.22AM

COUNCIL bosses have broken their silence on plans to purchase Edgeley Park - announcing they WILL offer to buy Stockport County's historic ground and lease it back to the club to s...

BUDDY DOG JOSH GUIDES WAY TO A HAPPIER LIFE

Wed 15th July 2015 11.11AM

SEASHELL Trust students have made a new friend in former guide dog Josh. The charity Guide Dogs run a buddy programme which provides specially trained dogs to help ...

OFFICER WINS AWARD

Tue 14th July 2015 2.01PM

STOCKPORT Council's Strategic Housing officer Natasa Dojcinovic has won a national award from the Inside Housing magazine and the Chartered Institute of Housing. Nat...

MODERN DAY MISSIONARY TELLS OF HER AMAZON WORK

Tue 14th July 2015 11.58AM

MODERN missionary Irene Rowley told children at Greenbank Preparatory School of her 35 years caring for the river dwellers on the banks of the Amazon. Irene and her ...

BE SCAM AWARE!

Tue 14th July 2015 11.54AM

PENSIONS' fraudsters and sharks are targeting over 55s putting their hardearned retirement savings at risk. Recent research conducted by Which? has found that a thi...

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