Stockport News



ON YOUR MARKS FOR RACE FOR LIFE

Mon 26th January 2015 4.45PM

STOCKPORT women are being urged to get the New Year off to a great start by signing up now to Cancer Research UK's Race for Life 2015. Every hour, more than four peo...

MARKET GETS A VINTAGE LOOK

Mon 26th January 2015 4.35PM

AFTER significant interest from vintage goods traders, and building on the success of the award-winning monthly Vintage Village Fairs, Stockport Council has recently signed a lease...

RUBY GOES GREEN FOR STAGE ROLE

Fri 23rd January 2015 1.39PM

RISING star Ruby Callaghan loved everything about playing Young Shrek in the Manchester Palace Theatre Christmas production - apart from removing her green make-up! ...

Anti-bullying training day

Fri 23rd January 2015 1.15PM

OVER 150 young people from local schools in Stockport received training and shared top tips on how to prevent bullying in their schools and communities. The training...

Hospice gets 20,000 cheque

Thu 22nd January 2015 11.51AM

FRANCIS House Children's Hospice in Didsbury has been given a cheque for 20,000 from Variety, the Children's Charity. The cheque was presented by Lyn Staunton, Devel...

First female CofE Bishop congratulated

Thu 22nd January 2015 11.25AM

TWO local MPs have congradulated the Rev Libby Lane on her appointment as the Church of England's first ever female Bishop. Rev Lane will take up the post of Bishop...

Hockey team reach national finals

Wed 21st January 2015 11.15AM

THE Stockport Grammar School First XI hockey team have qualified for the national finals of the Schools Championships after winning the north of England title for a second year in ...

KAI SAILS AWAY WITH SECOND PLACE IN NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP

Wed 21st January 2015 10.59AM

MANCHESTER Grammar Junior School pupil from Cheadle Hulme has come an incredible second overall, out of 291 sailors, in the National Optimist Sailing Championships. ...

One-stop shop for online info

Tue 20th January 2015 11.01AM

STOCKPORT Council has launched its new 'Find it' information portal on its website. Via a simple postcode search, local data on public services, amenities and points...

BUSINESSES BENEFIT FROM NEW SERVICE

Tue 20th January 2015 10.47AM

OVER 500 Stockport businesses have registered for their secure online 'My Stockport Account' and now the Council is urging more businesses to take advantage of the benefits this on...

HOLLYWOOD COMES TO MANCHESTER!

Fri 16th January 2015 1.50PM

IT was a star-studded affair at the MedEquip4Kids Hollywood Glamour Ball this year. Supporters old and new put on their finery to celebrate the golden age of Hollywood, and raise f...

CENTRAL YOU SAY, WE PAY EVENT IS A HUGE SUCCESS

Fri 16th January 2015 1.33PM

CENTRAL Stockport residents have had their say on how funding for community groups is to be spent in their area. Central residents recently celebrated the 7th annual...

Residents urged to become flu fighters

Thu 15th January 2015 3.23PM

STOCKPORT residents are being encouraged to get vaccinated against the flu, following recent reports of outbreak cases across Wales. Stockport Council, Stockport NHS...

MPs visit training pioneers

Thu 15th January 2015 2.38PM

A STOCKPORT construction company providing valuable training and employment to local people has been visited by two local MPs to examine the successes of the project and how it can...

TRACEYS PET PROJECT PROVES A WINNER

Wed 14th January 2015 1.23PM

TRACEY CARROLL quit the rat race for a life in the dog house and she loves every minute of it. Her dog home boarding service Petstay, based in Hazel Grove, is going...

MP slams Woodford plan decision

Wed 14th January 2015 1.14PM

SECRETARY of State for the Department for Communities and Local Government, Eric Pickles, has made a shock decision not to hold a public enquiry into the development plans of Woodf...

STOCKPORT SALUTES ITSYOUNG STARS

Tue 13th January 2015 1.01PM

STOCKPORT Council acknowledged the achievements of its young people at an awards ceremony attended by 350 people. The Stockport Young Stars event was held at Stockpo...

HOSPITAL STAFF SUPPORT TROOPS FIGHTING EBOLA

Tue 13th January 2015 12.09PM

STAFF at a Cheadle hospital have shown their support to British army medical staff helping to fight the Ebola epidemic in Sierra Leone by sending encouragment boxes' to the troops....

Army wife-to-be wins 8,500 luxury Lakes hotel prize

Mon 12th January 2015 3.41PM

STOCKPORT army wife to-be, Charis Oldfield, 31, has won the biggest prize ever given by a UK Hotel. The Cranleigh Boutique, based in Bowness-on- Windermere, launched...

Parachuting grandad backs hospice collection

Mon 12th January 2015 3.29PM

A DAREDEVIL grandad from Gatley who marked his 70th birthday with a skydive to raise money for a children's hospice is backing Stretford Mall's festive fundraising drive to support...

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