Stockport News



Wallet Watchers donate 3,500 to charity

Wed 13th August 2014 11.13AM

WINNING MOVE: L-R: Irfan Zaman , manager Lloyds Money for Life programme , Jack Maddock, 23, Beth Breddy from Abacus, Jamie Toland, 21, Sir Andrew Stunell, Laura Ward, 24, Josh ...

One small step makes great strides

Wed 13th August 2014 11.00AM

IT was One Small Step for a little known charity when regulars and staff at Stockport- based Almond Family Pubs walked half a marathon to raise funds for research into the rare ...

Dolphin makes a splash for charity

Wed 13th August 2014 10.58AM

MACCLESFIELDS Dolphin pub has made a real splash to help East Cheshire Hospice. The Windmill Street pub held its annual street party to raise money for the much-loved...

Court Tenants raise their teacups to 1.6m makeover

Wed 13th August 2014 10.49AM

HAPPY DAYS: Lavinia Maguire (82), above, enjoying the new veg patch while Barbara Wilde, Ann Hodges, Pat Robinson and Dot Hibbert celebrating new-look homes with tea and cake ...

New Chairman for health body

Wed 13th August 2014 10.45AM

HOT SEAT: New chairman Tony Stokes HEALTHWATCH Stockport has elected a new Chairman welcoming Tony Stokes to the position at its last meeting. Tony h...

Become a dementia champion

Wed 13th August 2014 10.38AM

RAISING AWARENESS: Beryl Whitehead with the banner of Gina Shaw, a former nurse who has dementia part of the Dementia Friends campaign. IT is estimated that more...

Care group win silver award

Wed 13th August 2014 10.21AM

TOP TEA: Kathryn Farmer is pictured far left and David Preston, far right, with some of the staff outside Bruce Lodge in Offerton STOCKPORT care group Borough Car...

Cadets support Armed Forces Day

Wed 13th August 2014 10.19AM

OUT IN FORCE: ATC Cadets with the Sea Cadets, Police Cadets and members of Greater Manchester Police THREE of the Stockport based Air Cadet Squad- rons joined for...

Make sure your number isnt up

Wed 13th August 2014 10.11AM

BUSINESS consultant Chris Bamber is a keen cyclist and has always seen himself as a fit and healthy adult. So when he was invited by his local surgery for his free NH...

Festivals a big hit

Wed 13th August 2014 10.09AM

MORE than 2,000 visitors enjoyed a fun packed programme of entertainment at the 18th annual Chadkirk Festival in Romiley. The event included live music and performanc...

Justin looks for community champions

Wed 13th August 2014 10.07AM

COMEDIAN and actor Justin Moorhouse is urging people in Stockport to nominate unsung heroes for an awards scheme aimed at honouring community champions. Housing assoc...

Classic stage fun at Greenbank

Wed 13th August 2014 9.56AM

THEATRE audiences at Greenbank Preparatory School had to don their Macintoshes or face the threat of being splurged during a rip-roaring production of the Alan Parker classic Bu...

Cheers to a perfect pub!

Wed 13th August 2014 9.54AM

ITS official...the Three Bears is Stockports Perfect Pub! After weeks of listener voting, the Hazel Grove pub triumphed over seven other pubs in the borough. A...

Town remembers sacrifices made

Wed 13th August 2014 9.46AM

Picture by Gareth Lowe STOCKPORT marked the centenary of the start of the Great War with a parade and service in the town. The towns mayor Kevin Hogg led t...

On the right lines to a perfect pint!

Wed 13th August 2014 9.26AM

MIND the gap! Stockport now has its own Tube style map of its pubs and drinking holes. Maths teacher John Coats and JJM Designs have just published their latest Pub S...

Free childcare helps mums recover

Wed 13th August 2014 9.24AM

CARING PLACES: Adele and Grace enjoy the nursery garden TO inspire the parents of two-year-old children, mums and dads from Stockport have been telling their stor...

Driving forward health and safety

Wed 13th August 2014 9.16AM

SAFETY FIRST: (left to right) Recycling Operative Darren Gibbs, Managing Director Stephen Morris, Near Miss of the Year Harry Bruckshaw, SHEQ Manager Paul Williams, Recycling Op...

Rebecca breaks UK Freediving record

Wed 13th August 2014 9.11AM

MAKING A SPLASH: Paul Butterworth, International Judge Gary Lowe, Rebecca Coales, Steve Millard and Kirsty Hockley STOCKPORT-BORN Rebecca Coales has just smashed ...

Bowls champs are crowned

Wed 13th August 2014 9.10AM

THE Navigation and Railway, Woodley, were the battleground for the grand final of the countrys biggest bowls tournament. Taking place over the course of five weeks, ...

Nialls fighting his way to top

Tue 12th August 2014 4.50PM

RISING Muay Thai star Niall Brown is preparing for his next fight as he continues his rapid development in the sport. The 17-year-old from Edgeley is working with tra...

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