Stockport News



Adrian goes from small steps to Big Event Run

Mon 15th September 2014 1.42PM

THREE years ago Adrian Simmonds from Cheadle Heath could not have imagined that he would be taking part in Stockport's Big Event Series sponsored by Electricity North West for the ...

Royal donation

Mon 15th September 2014 1.28PM

'ROYAL', a Stockportbased BNI business networking group, will be donating a 1000 to The Christie charity. It's Royal recognition for welcoming six new members in a single month.

STARRING ROLE FOR TOWN HALL

Fri 12th September 2014 9.18AM

STOCKPORT'S Town Hall will star as one of the local venues used for the backdrop for a brand new TV drama series. The BBC period drama is called Our Zoo'and tells th...

WORD PERFECT REBECCA IS ON TOP OF THE WORLD

Tue 9th September 2014 11.16AM

ALWORD perfect Rebecca Moore has been graded as one of the best students in the world in a global on-line English competition. When most teenagers were dreaming of s...

Remembering the Great War

Wed 13th August 2014 11.15AM

ST MARYS Church in Stockport is hosting a special event looking at what life was like during the dark days of the Great War. The six hour event at the church in the M...

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 ...

Homes plan is on the runway

Wed 13th August 2014 11.06AM

A PLAN to build almost 1,000 homes on the former British Aerospace site in Woodford has been given the green-light. It was approved by planners by just one vote. Stoc...

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...

Twitter frenzy leads to website launch

Wed 13th August 2014 10.57AM

BUSINESSES all over Stockport have been signing on to Twitter for the increasingly popular #stockporthour. Every Monday be- tween 8.00-9.00pm, businesses get the cha...

Council issues scam warning

Wed 13th August 2014 10.55AM

Stockport Council is warning consumers to be on their guard following complaints from residents who have been approached by scam businesses. The Council were contacte...

Council issues scam warning

Wed 13th August 2014 10.55AM

Stockport Council is warning consumers to be on their guard following complaints from residents who have been approached by scam businesses. The Council were contacte...

Bag it and beat it

Wed 13th August 2014 10.54AM

THE British Heart Foundation is running a month-long campaign in September called Bag it Beat it. The aim is to encourage people to donate to its charity shops across...

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 ...

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...

Views needed on the future of council housing in town

Wed 13th August 2014 10.43AM

A SURVEY has been launched to ask people their thoughts about the future of council housing in Stockport. Stockport Council created Stockport Homes in 2005 in order to acces...

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...

Clubs call for worthy causes

Wed 13th August 2014 10.34AM

AFTER the phenomenal success of its Duck Race in May, Bramhall and Woodford Rotary Club has more than 5,000 to give away to charities and good causes. The club is or...

Young entrepreneurs mean business

Wed 13th August 2014 10.31AM

AROUND 200 primary pupils took part the final of the Stockport Young Entrepreneurs of the Year competition at the Town Hall. Children at Alexandra Park Primary won fi...

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