Stockport News



NEW HEALTHY LIFESTYLE SERVICES TO LAUNCH IN STOCKPORT

Mon 26th September 2016 3.33PM

Stockport people wanting to become healthier will have a new range of services to access from this weekend. Starting from this Saturday (1st October), anyone wanting to feel...

TOWN CENTRE OPENINGS CELEBRATED AS STOCKPORT'S TRANSFORMATION CONTINUES

Fri 23rd September 2016 11.03AM

Summer 2016 has seen new restaurants, cafés, shops and an art gallery open their doors for the first time across Stockport, as the town centre continues to go from strength to stre...

Golden girl Kate gets civic praise

Wed 21st September 2016 10.20AM

GOLDEN girl Kate Richardson-Walsh and the rest of the GB Women’s Hockey team have been personally congratulated by Stockport Council. Cllr Alex Ganotis, Leader at Stockport ...

COUNCIL LEADER PAYS TRIBUTE AS LOCAL BAND HITS No1 SPOT

Mon 19th September 2016 10.22AM

STOCKPORT Council Leader Cllr Alex Ganotis has paid tribute to Stockport band Blossoms after they hit No 1 with their debut album. The five-piece released their debut album ...

STOCKPORT QUIETEST NOISY NEIGHBOURS

Thu 15th September 2016 10.20AM

Noise nuisance table reveals winners and losers across Greater Manchester Newly commissioned research has revealed there were more than 11,000 noise nuisance complai...

Stockport officers move back into stations

Thu 15th September 2016 10.04AM

Police officers in Stockport will once again be based out of four sites across the borough as GMP continues to develop the way that they work and reinforce their commitment to focu...

RECYCLE WEEK: THE UNUSUAL SUSPECTS

Mon 12th September 2016 3.19PM

Recycle Week; a national campaign running from 12th to 18th September focuses this year on ‘The Unusual Suspects’. During Recycle Week, Stockport Council is encouraging resi...

Boy's mammoth bike ride rakes in thousands for charity

Mon 12th September 2016 10.51AM

A YOUNG boy has completed a mammoth 170-mile bike ride to raise £8,300 for charity, after being inspired to help children worse off than himself when watching Children In Need last...

STOCKPORT JOBS FAIR RETURNS FOR LOCAL JOBSEEKERS

Thu 8th September 2016 12.59PM

Local residents who are looking for a job or the next step on their career journey are invited to the Stockport Jobs Fair being held on Tuesday 20th September between 10.00am to 2....

GREEK LEGEND – A&E NURSE ON HOLIDAY SAVES BOY’S LIFE

Mon 5th September 2016 10.56AM

A STEPPING Hill Hospital A&E nurse saved the life of a seven year old boy while she was off-duty enjoying a holiday in Greece. Julie Burkitt was relaxing with a quiet drink ...

COUNCIL PRAISES STOCKPORT FAMILIES FOR ATTENDING RECYCLING CENTRE OPEN DAY

Wed 31st August 2016 1.37PM

Stockport Council has praised a number of families for attending a Recycling Centre Open Day. It is the second family Open Day at Longley Lane Materials Recovery Facility in...

The appliance of science

Tue 30th August 2016 3.14PM

THE world’s first classroom to be researched, planned and designed entirely by students has been unveiled by Stockport-based Innova Design Solutions. And the new school fa...

Peak performance

Tue 30th August 2016 2.16PM

St ANN’S Hospice has received a cheque for over £15,000 from Cheadle-based finance group Together after its fundraising drive for the local charity. A total of £15,782 was r...

Carnival champions

Tue 23rd August 2016 11.25AM

YOUNGSTERS from Vernon Park primary school in Stockport won first place for best in parade at this year’s fantastic town carnival. The children, pictured here, all proudly r...

Join the Big Friendly Read

Tue 23rd August 2016 11.00AM

STOCKPORT libraries are calling for children to sign up to read six books this summer as part of The Big Friendly Read, Summer Reading Challenge 2016. The Summer Reading Cha...

Healthy message on the web

Mon 22nd August 2016 4.56PM

A BRAND new website has been launched to help deliver a ‘Healthy Stockport’. Council chiefs behind the initiative say it is a local health information source which provides ...

Cheers to intrepid pub walkers

Mon 22nd August 2016 4.34PM

A STOCKPORT pub company has raised more than £11,000 thanks to its annual charity walk. It’s the third walk organised by Almond Family Pubs, which runs five local hostelries...

STOCKPORT OPEN EXHIBITION

Fri 12th August 2016 11.20AM

The well-anticipated Stockport Open Exhibition has returned to the Stockport War Memorial Art Gallery this year, bringing a diverse mix of artworks. The Stockport War Memori...

Park life is special

Fri 5th August 2016 2.44PM

STOCKPORT Council has backed Love Parks Week 2016 – a celebration of the nation’s local parks and greenspaces. Love Parks Week 2016 is a nationwide initiative aiming to get ...

Mystery solved

Wed 3rd August 2016 10.35AM

THE theme for Cheadle’s new look PizzaExpress has been revealed – the interior artwork pays tribute to nearby Abney Hall, frequently visited by crime novelist Agatha Christie.

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