Stockport News



ACTIVE YOUNGSTERS CAMPAIGN MOTORS ON

Fri 17th April 2015 4.18PM

TRANSPORT firm Belle Vue Manchester is adding its muscle to a campaign which encourages Stockport youngsters to be more active. Belle Vue, based at Discovery Park, C...

CHARITY GOES THE EXTRA MILE THANKS TO FUNDING

Fri 17th April 2015 3.55PM

WALTHEW House, an independent local charity supporting people in Stockport who are blind, visually impaired, deaf or hard of hearing are back on the road again. One ...

Not a dry eye in the house

Thu 16th April 2015 11.28AM

THERE wasn't a dry eye in the house as mums, and on this occasion dads too, enjoyed a tearful Mothers Day concert at Greenbank Preparatory School. Local mum Saneta J...

COLD CALLERS FROZEN OUT

Thu 16th April 2015 10.49AM

IN a bid to crack down on doorstep crime and cold calling the Safer Stockport Partnership, which includes Stockport Council and the Police, are setting up a new 'No Cold Calling Zo...

Secondhand smoke campaign launched

Thu 16th April 2015 10.45AM

STOCKPORT Council and Stockport Homes are backing the latest Public Health England's campaign to highlight the hidden damage that secondhand smoke in homes and cars can cause to ch...

Quiz kids are out of this world...

Tue 14th April 2015 4.03PM

GREENBANK Preparatory School quizmasters conquered the Cheshire heat of the National Quiz Club championships thanks to their knowledge of Venus. The county final is ...

Parliament visit for poster winner

Tue 14th April 2015 3.56PM

LOCAL MP, Mark Hunter, has celebrated with pupils from Lady Barn House School in Cheadle, after student Amelie won a prize in World Wildlife Fund (WWF) and Sky Rainforest Rescue's ...

ON TOP OF THEIR GAMES

Wed 8th April 2015 2.52PM

HOCKEY, Rugby, Netball and Football teams at Stockport Grammar School are all celebrating triumphs. The First XI hockey girls have been named best school hockey team...

FORMER VICE-CHAIRMAN TRANSFERS SHAREHOLDING

Wed 8th April 2015 2.34PM

FORMER Stockport County Vice-Chairman Spencer Fearn has transferred his entire shareholding to Sharron Brammall. A spokesman for Stockport County said: "The club is ...

General Release of Vision Stockport

Wed 8th April 2015 2.27PM

A group of Stockport business professionals are the driving force behind a new initiative which aims to create a more vibrant, sustainable town centre with an improved offering for...

Disney award winners

Fri 27th March 2015 11.58AM

CHEADLE licensing business Character World is celebrating after scooping a prestigious award at The Walt Disney Company UK & Ireland 2014 Licensee Awards. Character ...

APPRENTICES HONOURED

Fri 27th March 2015 11.55AM

STOCKPORT-based apprenticeship provider, Damar Training, has announced the winners of its annual Apprenticeship Awards, which champion apprentices and employers within the region.

NEW CANCER RESEARCH SHOP OPENS ITS DOORS

Fri 27th March 2015 11.39AM

CANCER Research UK is doubling its retail presence in Stockport town centre - opening a new shop in Warren Street and turning its existing premises in Princess Street into a 1 stor...

Disabled fan gets dream job at City

Wed 25th March 2015 1.36PM

A FOOTBALL fan with learning disabilities from the Seashell Trust has been given a shot at working for Manchester City's Foundation with the long-term goal of finding employment a...

TRY THE FLIGHT OF YOUR LIFE!

Wed 25th March 2015 1.33PM

CHEADLE charity, the Together Trust, is offering the North West's most daring fundraisers the opportunity to complete an adrenaline-fuelled, gravity-defying Wing Walk on Sunday 3 M...

Pub balloon flies from Stockport to....Finland!

Wed 25th March 2015 1.07PM

THERE it was, in the snowy whiteness of a harsh Finland winter, a mysterious blob of gold by the shore of the frozen Gulf of Bothnia. What could it be? Ten-year- old...

ART ON SHOW AT RAIL STATION

Tue 24th March 2015 11.40AM

EXCITING new artwork has been unveiled at Stockport Rail Station. The project is a collaboration between Virgin Trains, Stockport Council and Arts for Recovery (Arc). ...

DAD TAKES ON MAMMOTH TREK IN WIFES MEMORY

Tue 24th March 2015 11.02AM

A STOCKPORT dad, whose wife lost her battle with breast cancer, will walk from Land's End to John O'Groats in aid of Genesis Breast Cancer Prevention. Peter Lindsay ...

Tickled pink ... and blue

Mon 23rd March 2015 5.06PM

CHILDREN and teachers could come in any colour they chose just so long as it was either pink or blue as Lady Barn House School staged an eye catching fundraiser for their neighbour...

TRANS-CANADA CYCLIST SETS NAKED CHALLENGE

Mon 23rd March 2015 4.56PM

A CYCLIST is planning to ride across Canada to raise 1,000 for his disabled sister's specialist college and has promised to do a day in the saddle naked if he hits his target befo...

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