Stockport News



BUSINESSWOMEN BACK BID TO BEAT BREAST CANCER

Thu 26th May 2016 10.21AM

STOCKPORT businesswomen have given their support to a campaign organised by family bread brand Roberts Bakery to help prevent breast cancer for future generations. Twenty me...

Life Leisure wins top award

Mon 23rd May 2016 11.25AM

LIFE Leisure Cheadle has won a prestigious award from Sport England’s National Benchmarking Service (NBS), a scheme which enables sports and leisure centre operators to see how wel...

EYESORE BRIDGE DEMOLISHED AS PART OF REDEVELPMENT

Thu 19th May 2016 9.46AM

A BRIDGE, seen as an eyesore for years, has been demolished as part of the work to transform Stockport town centre. The Bridgefield Street bridge has now been removed to mak...

Family Market success

Thu 19th May 2016 9.46AM

CHEADLE Hulme’s Family Market day has been hailed a success. Visitors enjoyed a superb event and a buzzing atmosphere with lots going on including owls display, tortoise exp...

Sitcom goes live

Mon 16th May 2016 9.37AM

JOHN Henshaw and Janice Connolly are to star in a BBC Radio 2 sitcom, to be set in Stockport and part-recorded in Salford. Barbara Nice (4×30) follows a pilot originally bro...

HAT-TRICK OF HONOURS FOR TRANSPORT FIRM

Mon 16th May 2016 9.34AM

TRANSPORT firm Belle Vue Manchester picked up three top honours at a national awards ceremony. The firm, based in Stockport, won the best coach industry brand category at th...

Josh is word perfect

Wed 11th May 2016 1.03PM

ST Ambrose College historian Josh Travers has won the History of Parliament Society's national sixth form essay writing competition for a ‘gripping account' of the battle of wits b...

SEDDON TO BUILD NEW INDUSTRIAL DEVELOPMENT

Mon 9th May 2016 10.29AM

LEADING constructor, Seddon will be the main contractor for Aurora Stockport, Stockport’s newest industrial park. Selected following a competitive tender process, Seddon bri...

Top training centre for trauma cases

Mon 9th May 2016 10.28AM

STEPPING Hill Hospital has become a training centre for doctors to learn the latest techniques of life support for severely injured patients. The Advanced Trauma Life Suppor...

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...

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