Stockport News



CARE WORK LEGEND RETIRES AFTER 39 YEARS

Thu 5th May 2016 10.34AM

ONE of Stockport's most respected care workers, Ines Kirby, has retired after 39 years service first with Stockport Council and since 1993 with Borough Care. Working with o...

LIFESAVERS ON AND OFF DUTY

Tue 3rd May 2016 9.41AM

A STEPPING Hill Hospital A&E sister and her paramedic husband have been praised for helping save the life of a heart attack victim – not at hospital but in a department store car p...

Student in line for nurse award

Thu 28th April 2016 10.22AM

AN Edge Hill student described as an “excellent advocate for the learning disabilities profession” has won a hotly contested place on a national nursing awards shortlist. Ra...

STOCKPORT EXCHANGE REACHES NEW HEIGHTS

Mon 25th April 2016 10.14AM

A MAJOR milestone has been reached at Stockport town centre’s new gateway development, Stockport Exchange. Project partners met on site to celebrate the topping out ...

COLLEGE CAMPUS SOLD FOR HOUSING

Thu 21st April 2016 9.29AM

STOCKPORT College’s Wellington Road campus has been sold for housing. The College and the Homes and Community Agency (HCA) have announced a deal to turn part of the campus i...

Hitting high notes in opera session

Fri 15th April 2016 10.41AM

WORDS and music took over Stockport Academy with the visit of the English Pocket Opera Company (EPOC) coinciding with World Book day. The academy hosted a performance by EP...

Volcanic explodes into international markets

Wed 13th April 2016 11.21AM

VOLCANIC, a website specialist that focus exclusively on the recruitment sector, has gained an overseas presence following support from the Business Growth Hub, part of Manchester ...

Heating engineer is tops

Mon 11th April 2016 10.01AM

DENNIS Hollingworth of Stockport company Hollingworth Heating has been announced as the North’s top Heating Installer of the Year 2016. A panel of industry experts met earli...

POTENTIAL OF SHOP UNITS REVEALED

Fri 8th April 2016 2.30PM

BOLD and vibrant images will be appearing on several shops units within Stockport town centre’s historic area over the coming weeks. The result of work by the Portas Pilot D...

Roy gets new lease of life

Wed 6th April 2016 9.28AM

IT’S surprising to find out how little people know about COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease), but according to research it is the second highest risk medical condition beh...

HURST ADDS MUSCLE TO SEASHELL TRUST

Mon 4th April 2016 9.18AM

STAFF at accountants and business advisers HURST have chosen Seashell Trust as the firm’s charity of the year. Seashell Trust, based in Cheadle Hulme, provides education, sp...

Taking a stand against Anti-Social Behaviour on estate

Thu 31st March 2016 10.37AM

STOCKPORT Homes, Stockport Council and Greater Manchester Police have successfully secured two Premises Closure Orders on the York Street estate under the new ASB legislation.

Young engineer wins scholarship

Tue 29th March 2016 2.29PM

A FORMER student from The Manchester Grammar School has been recognised as one of the country’s leading young engineers after being awarded a prestigious scholarship. Tony L...

WELL-KNOWN RESTAURANTS TO OPEN IN NEW DEVELOPMENT

Thu 24th March 2016 10.12AM

PIZZA Express and Zizzi will both be opening restaurants in the new Redrock Stockport. These lettings follow the announcement that The Light Cinema will be the anchor attra...

The future of libraries – could it be bookless?

Tue 22nd March 2016 9.22AM

AS reader’s transition to digital tablets and public spaces become more high-tech, leading interior specialist, Stockport-based Innova Design Solutions, has declared that we could ...

Early morning Airport service set to take off

Fri 18th March 2016 9.23AM

STAFF and jobseekers will soon be able to take off with Metrolink’s new early morning service to Manchester Airport. From Monday, March 21, trams will run from Firswood to M...

3.5% COUNCIL TAX RISE LOOMING FOR RESIDENTS

Wed 16th March 2016 9.40AM

STOCKPORT residents are facing a Council Tax increase of 3.75% in the next financial year. Stockport Council has set its budget for the financial year 2016-17, including a 3...

ILoveCheadleHulme.com is now live!

Wed 9th March 2016 9.59AM

IT’S been a couple of years in the pipeline, and a few months of sheer hard work, research and preparation, but ILoveCheadleHulme.com has now officially launched, bringing the same...

£20M PLAN TO IMPROVE CARE HOME PROVISION

Mon 7th March 2016 10.09AM

STOCKPORT Council is to invest around £20 million to improve and modernise existing care home provision in the Borough. The needs and health of older people in Stockport is ...

COUNCIL’S VISION TO TRANSFORM STATION

Tue 1st March 2016 10.12AM

A MASTERPLAN has been launched to regenerate the area around Stockport rail station in order to strengthen its connections as a transport hub for the town centre. Si...

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